Technology & Innovation
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Shipping’s share in EV battery transport expected to shrink
Shipping’s share in the transport of electronic vehicle batteries is expected to shrink, despite growth in the EV market itself, according to global consultancy AlixPartners
UK officer training study finds ‘deeply concerning’ deficiencies
Training for future skills, knowledge and the gaining of experience will take years
Suez Canal partners with Greek specialist for waste management company
Plans call for joint venture also to build plants for producing refuse-derived fuel and green hydrogen
Shipping starts to embrace wind propulsion as sail system installations rise
Orders of up to 100 WindWings are expected by the end of 2024
MOL among backers of US ammonia fuel start-up
SK Innovation chief Jun Kim believes ammonia power technology ‘will revolutionise not only the maritime industry but the entire transportation industry’.
Autonomy is in sharper focus but lacks clear definitions
One Sea general secretary Sinikka Hartonen has launched a two-way dialogue between technology providers and relevant stakeholders, with user feedback a critical part of the discussion
Landmark shipboard carbon capture project faces costs challenge
Design shows that demonstration project uses extra fuel to generate the energy needed to capture sufficient carbon
Project to develop onboard carbon capture gets ABS approval
Three-phase project aims to demonstrate the feasibility of using carbon capture onboard a vessel
Government support will be necessary for eBL adoption
Momentum is growing behind electronic bills of lading. But full adoption will not be possible without public sector support
Maersk reveals pioneering methanol boxship design
Trailblazing containership is expected to use very low sulphur fuel oil until arrangements have been made for the regular sourcing of green methanol
UK lawmakers call for greater clarity on maritime strategy
UK politicians call for investment in new technology, cleaner fuels and workforce training
MOL start-up fund opens Singapore desk to accelerate tech investment
The fund opened its first overseas desk in London last year
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