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  • In Norway, shipbuilder Brødrene Aa has completed the Seasight IV catamaran ferry to operate electrically and silently within its fjords. 

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  • In UK, the Government has awarded £37 mn to Newport and 3 other Centres of Excellence for the design, testing and manufacturing of electric propulsion in planes, ships and cars. Included are 14 projects involving 38 major businesses. Also involved will be 21 universities and 13 research organisation...

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  • In Japan, Toyotas Energy Observer hydrogen ship currently on a six year zero emission global voyage is to be fitted out with new fuel cells supplied with hydrogen derived on board from sea water powered by solar panels, wind turbines and a traction kite. 

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  • Chinas first Chinese designed and built hybrid emergency rescue vessel, Shenhai 01, has been delivered to Shenzhen Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) by Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding.The 78-metre long vessel will be deployed to provide emergency response at sea and carry out rescue operation...

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  • Oman Shipping Company and Standard Chartered Bank have announced the banks first sustainable financing deal in the Middle East, worth $35mn.The eight-year facility is linked to key sustainability targets in line with United Nations sustainable development goals and the credit margin under the facil...

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  • In the shipping world, hydrogen fuel cells are suggested as one of about 17 recommendations of good practice for future control of emissions. Other alternative fuels suggested include LNG, LPG and methanol. One particular item of interest is Azipod propeller, a gearless, steerable electric drive mot...

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  • In the Netherlands, Verhoef has produced a freefall 32 passenger lifeboat using electric propulsion for emergency use with oilfield platforms. Propulsion by a 50 kW inboard electric motor permits 30 minutes at full speed followed by 10 hours at half speed. It is estimated that operating costs will b...

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  • ADNOC Logistics & Services (ADNOC L&S), the shipping and maritime logistics subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), has unveiled a new strategic joint venture with Wanhua Chemical Group (Wanhua).The new company, named AW Shipping, will own and operate a fleet of very large ...

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  • In Denmark, a Maersk tanker is to be equipped with two Norsepower Flettner rotor sails that are expected to reduce the fuel consumption by 10%. 

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