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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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  • The Guardian reports that Saudi tankers holding around 40mn barrels of oil could be left stranded off the US coast as President Donald Trump considers a ban on imports to support domestic markets.A fleet of 19 supergiant tankers, holding 2mn barrels each, is understood to be en route to the US, wher...

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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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  • 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 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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  • 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. 

  • 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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