In search for ‘goldilocks fuel’, ammonia shows potential

Cost for the carbon-free fuel has risen sharply over the last year, but it should return to historical levels, says Carbon Neutral Consulting’s Stephen Crolius


Shipping on ‘learning curve’ in using ammonia as bunker fuel

Toxicity is a major concern when either carrying the substance or burning it as fuel at sea, Bureau Veritas’ Ulrik Frorup says


Carbon-cutting promise of methanol ramps up production

Producer says its e-methanol can slash carbon emissions by 94% over conventional marine fuels


Methanol first-mover Waterfront Shipping says fuel ‘safe and reliable’

Methanex subsidiary first used methanol as a fuel in 2016 on six newbuildings

Gavin Allwright is secretary general of the International Windship Association. Photo: Ian Lewis

Wind propulsion accelerator aims to take small developers through ‘valley of death’

Plans to help take technology to market include ambitious aim to create a fleet of vessels to test systems, as well as secure funding for development


Lease financing: a cheaper way to tap wind power whose time is yet to come

Norsepower offers scheme to cut cost of installing rotor sails for smaller ship owners, but has been unable to find financiers willing to offer low enough interest rates


LNG fuelling uptake rises, but sky-high gas prices deter use

Shipowners and operators started turning away from LNG around the middle of last year as gas prices turned upwards


Bring on the bio: LNG bunker buyers look to their decarbonisation pathways

Suppliers say shipowners are seeking physical over certificated volumes of bio-LNG


Ports move to hydrogen fuelling on land before turning to water

Decarbonising heavy-duty trucks and cargo-handling equipment at ports could provide a step to the water

Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation chief executive Lynn Loo (left) is seen two industry partners, BHP’s Rashpal Bhatti (centre) and Cyril Ducau of Eastern Pacific Shipping. Photo: Jonathan Boonzaier

Dr Lynn Loo: Piloting shipping’s move into alternative fuels

Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation CEO shares views on how alternative fuels will reshape the shipping space


Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation is all about pilots and partnerships

Lynn Loo says sharing information negates need to each reinvent the wheel


Carbon capture project on the horizon for Singapore’s GCMD

Technology may have critical role to play in reducing shipping’s carbon emissions

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