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MOL Plans First Japanese Installation of Carbon Capture/Scrubber System

Published Apr 22, 2024 7:33 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has decided to equip one of its LR1 product tankers with a combination system that both captures a portion of the CO2 emissions from the exhaust as well as acts as a SOx scrubber. The system, which is being supplied by the Netherlands-based Value Maritime, will be the first commercial installation of a CO2 capture system on a Japanese vessel as well as the first LR1 tanker and largest vessel to employ the Filtree System. The...

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Denmark Launches Largest Wind Tender Expecting to Become Green Exporter

Published Apr 22, 2024 6:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

  After a year of preparation, Denmark today officially opened its largest ever offshore wind tender which when completed would ensure Denmark achieves its green goals and sets up the country to become an exporter of green power. With a minimum call for 6 GW, the tender would treble Denmark’s power generation from offshore wind and provide developers the option of further optimizing the sites to possibly realize 10 GW or more. “Denmark is one large step closer to becoming...

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New York Approves New Port Commission to Fight Organized Crime

Published Apr 22, 2024 5:32 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The newly passed New York State budget authorizes and funds a new Waterfront Commission to regulate and oversee the containerized cargo operations in the Port of New York. It will take up from the now disbanded joint effort between New York and New Jersey and be a page out of the famous 1950s movie “On the Waterfront” which focused on corruption and employment in the port. The state’s $237 billion budget deal reached last week and sent...

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1,000-Tonne Claw Arrives to Clear Baltimore Ship Channel

Published Apr 22, 2024 4:50 PM by The Maritime Executive

Efforts to clear the wreckage of the Key Bridge out of Baltimore's ship channel took a big step forward Monday with the arrival of a 1,000-tonne hydraulic grab. The massive claw will be used to extract the tangled mess of debris that lies embedded in the mud on the channel bottom, restoring the waterway to its normal navigable depth.  So far, the salvage crews have been working to cut and lift larger pieces of the bridge structure that remain above...

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Denmark offshore wind power

Denmark Launches Largest Wind Tender Expecting to Become Green Exporter

  After a year of preparation, Denmark today officially opened its largest ever offshore wind tender which when completed would ensure Denmark achieves its green goals and sets up the country to become an exporter of green power. With a minimum call for 6 GW, the tender would treble Denmark’s power generation from offshore wind and provide developers the option of further optimizing the sites to possibly realize 10 GW or more. “Denmark is one large step closer to becoming...

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Shipbuilding

Mercy Ships

Mercy Ships Plans to Build Hospital Ship with Kickstart Donation from MSC

  Healthcare NGO Mercy Ships launched an ambitious project to build the group’s second all-new dedicated hospital ship just three years after it took delivery on the Global Mercy, which at 36,600 gross tons is the world's largest civilian-owned hospital ship. The group highlights that the need to accelerate access to surgical care and surgical education in sub-Saharan Africa remains very apparent and they will expand their current operations with a new hospital ship. The project was kickstarted with a...

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Environment

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Consortium to Decarbonize Corridor Between Canada, Japan, and South Korea

  As momentum gains for the concept of green corridors, a consortium of carriers, terminals, and ports from North America, Asia, and Europe aims to work together to decarbonize the value chain for commodities between North America and Asia. Initiated in June 2023 with discussions between Canada and Japan at the G7 Transport Ministers Summit, the North Pacific Green Corridor Consortium’s founders represent approximately a quarter of the 100 million tonnes of bulk commodities shipped from Canada’s Prince Rupert and...

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Business

ONE

ONE Joins Trend Towards Optional Low-Carbon Container Fees

Japanese ocean carrier ONE has added a low-carbon option for shippers who are willing to spend to reduce their emissions. Rather than selling carbon offsets for tree planting or conservation, the company is offering its customers the opportunity to pay for biofuel for the carrier's fleet, in an amount equivalent to the energy needed to move the shipment.  ONE is buying regulation-compliant biofuels for a number of its ships, and customers can reduce their Scope 3 (supply chain) emissions by paying...

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