GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

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Tag: reducing shipping emissions

Shell rejects emissions target proposal

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Royal Dutch Shell shareholders said on Tuesday that reject the proposal set by an environmental group, calling for the oil company to establish annual targets to reduce carbon emissions. 94 percent of the company's shareholders voted against, while roughly 5 percent of voters abstained.

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IEA tracks shipping industry’s progress on clean energy

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Each year, the IEA’s Tracking Clean Energy Progress report examines developments across a range of clean energy sectors and technologies. For the shipping industry, IEA estimates that ‘’implementing IMO’s final GHG strategy only by 2023 will have very little impact on the possibility of meeting 2025 2°C targets (2DS)’’.

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World’s first LPG-fueled COGES ferry marks a milestone

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GE’s Marine Solutions reports that the world’s first Liquid Propane Gas -fueled ferry design to use GE’s COmbined Gas turbine Electric and Steam system has successfully completed Hazard Identification meetings. Bureau Veritas chaired the HAZID three-day meetings, that took place in Busan and aim to identify hazards and safeguards during the early ship design stage.

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MOL upgrades propellers to improve energy saving

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MOL announced that its group company MOL Techno-Trade, Ltd. will start selling an upgraded version of its energy-saving Propeller Boss Cap Fins. The company said that tests of the new type PBCF on vessels in service confirmed an energy savings of around 5% compared to sister vessels not equipped with PBCF.

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New platform enables MRV compliance

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ABB’s MRV module has been certified by Verifavia, as a tool to monitor all parameters to comply with the EU’s MRV regulation requirements. As a standardized MRV compliant software platform, the ABB module collects and visualizes data from onboard sensors on a ship’s fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions on a per-voyage basis.

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Asia centre launches on low-carbon shipping mission

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IMO announced that a new regional centre, which will provide leadership in promoting ship energy-efficiency technologies and operations, and the reduction of harmful emissions from ships, has been launched at Shanghai Maritime University, China. The centre will cater to the needs of the Asia region under the GMN project.

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Green shipping practices discussed in 2017 P&E Conference

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Taking place between the 10th-11th May in Hamburg, the Motorship 39th Propulsion & Emissions Conference offered insight into the latest developments within engine and propeller design, as well as maintenance. The programme featured technical presentations, case studies and panel discussions, as well as interaction with the speakers directly though the P&E App.

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First marine battery approved by revised DNV-GL rules

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Leclanché MRS is the first marine battery system of its type approved by international certification body DNV-GL under revised rules. It is going to be used on the E-ferry in Denmark, the world’s largest, 100 per cent electric ferry by battery capacity, equipped with a 4,3 MWh Leclanché Lithium-ion battery and scheduled for launch later this year.

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