Scandlines fits second ferry with rotor sail

Norsepower has completed its second rotor sail installation for Scandlines, adding a 30 meter high rotor sail to the hybrid ferry, M/V Berlin in an operation that was completed within a few hours.

The retrofit followed the 2020 installation of a Norsepower rotor sail on the hybrid ferry M/V Copenhagen, which operates on the Rostock-Gedser route between Germany and Denmark.

After just a year in operation, the M/V Copenhagen rotor sail delivered reductions in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of...

https://www.marinelog.com/technology/scandlines-fits-second-ferry-with-rotor-sail/

Tidewater issues its second sustainability report

Houston headquartered offshore service vessel giant Tidewater (NYSE:TDW) has released its second formal sustainability report, disclosing its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance in 2021.

In his introduction to the report, Tidewater CEO Quintin Kneen says that “climate change is Important to us.”

“When it comes to addressing climate and our related impacts and opportunities, the pace of change remains one of our biggest challenges, as it is for the broader energy industry. We...

https://www.marinelog.com/offshore/oil-gas/tidewater-issues-its-second-sustainability-report/

Corvus Energy to open U.S. battery factory

Underscoring the growing U.S. interest in all-electric and battery-hybrid vessels, Corvus Energy is expanding its U.S. operations by opening a new factory in Washington State.

Corvus is the leading international supplier of battery energy storage systems (BESS) for marine applications. The U.S.-based manufacturing facility, with an annual capacity of 200 MWh of stored energy capacity, will support demand for marine BESS in the Americas as the marine industry accelerates its adoption of...

https://www.marinelog.com/legal-safety/environment/corvus-energy-to-open-u-s-battery-factory/

More than 50% of the global ship finance portfolio now covered by the Poseidon Principles

Officially launched in June 2019, signatories to the Poseidon Principles – shipping’s green banking initiative – now cover more than 50% of the global ship finance portfolio with news of the latest German firm to come onboard. DekaBank, the securities services provider of Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe,...

https://splash247.com/more-than-50-of-the-global-ship-finance-portfolio-now-covered-by-the-poseidon-principles/

New York firm showcases project to convert ocean plastic waste into hydrogen fuel

New York-based H2-Industries and German naval architects TECHNOLOG Services have joined forces to develop 3D designs for a concept ship that will collect plastic waste that currently blights the world’s oceans and then converts it into clean hydrogen, allowing surplus hydrogen to be shipped back to...

https://splash247.com/new-york-firm-showcases-project-to-convert-ocean-plastic-waste-into-hydrogen-fuel/

Concept ship aims to turn ocean plastic pollution into hydrogen

Could the plastic waste polluting the world’s oceans be scooped up and converted into clean hydrogen at sea? That’s the plan behind an innovative concept ship design being developed by New York City headquartered H2 Industries and Hamburg, Germany, naval architect firm TECHNOLOG services GmbH.

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) at least 14 million tons of plastic wasteend up in the ocean every year. Plastic is found on the shorelines of every continent, with...

https://www.marinelog.com/legal-safety/environment/concept-ship-aims-to-turn-ocean-plastic-pollution-into-hydrogen/

Golden Energy Offshore ties up with Gen2 Energy to advance its decarbonisation strategy

Norwegian owner Golden Energy Offshore Services (GEOS) is teaming up with compatriot green hydrogen player Gen2 Energy to explore the use of hydrogen-based fuels for its fleet.  The two companies have penned a letter of intent to also work together on the identification of suitable locations for...

https://splash247.com/golden-energy-offshore-ties-up-with-gen2-energy-to-advance-its-decarbonisation-strategy/

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