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  • In the marine world, although ships account for about 2% of global CO2 while carrying about 90% of the worlds commodities, a marked reduction in emissions is vital since, for example, one large ship emits as much CO2 as 70 000 cars. Although the new ultra-low sulphur marine fuels will help, the fut...

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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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  • Global energy and commodities company Vitol and Korean shipping company H-Line Shipping have announced a 10-year time charter agreement for a newbuild, latest generation LNG carrier.The 174,000 cm vessel is to be built at Koreas Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) and is due for delivery in late ...

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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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  • In the shipping world, the International Maritime Organization is stipulating a reduction in the sulphur content of marine fuels from 3.5% to 0.5% from 1 January 2020. An alternative approach has been to scrub the exhaust gases with sea water, but this leads to acidification of the ocean unless the ...

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  • The amount of CO2 emitted by UK shipping is rising as a proportion of the UK total. This lecture looks at the implications of this, and the introduction of technologies that can be economically deployed to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. 

  • Finland, the M/S Viking Grace is to be retrofitted with one medium-sized Norsepower rotor sail unit of 24m height and 4m diameter, converting the ferry into a LNG/wind electric hybrid ship by utilising the Magnus effect. The rotor starts automatically when the system senses that the wind is strong e...

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  • In the maritime world, ships are considered to generate more than 2% of carbon emissions. The International Maritime Organisation has thus agreed to reductions of at least 50% by 2050. These could be achieved by factors such as reduced ship speeds, lower drag hull designs and replacement of heavy fu...

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