Leading Danish Companies Join Forces On First Of Its Kind ‘Sustainable Fuel Project’


Copenhagen Airports, A.P. Moller – Maersk, DSV Panalpina, DFDS, SAS and Ørsted have formed the first partnership of its kind to develop an industrial-scale production facility to produce sustainable fuels for road, maritime and air transport in the Copenhagen area. The partnership brings together the demand and supply side of sustainable fuels with a vision to realise what could become one of the world’s largest electrolyser and sustainable fuel production facilities.

The project can spearhead...


Upgraded Wärtsilä FuelFlex Injection Control Unit Enables Reliable Operation With Low-Sulphur Fuels

Upgrading of Wärtsilä FuelFlex Injection Control Unit enables reliable operation with low-sulphur fuels

The technology group Wärtsilä launches its FuelFlex Injection Control Unit (ICU) upgrading solution to meet the requirements of operating its RT-flex type two-stroke diesel engines with both residual and low-viscosity marine fuels.

This is particularly relevant in view of the industry’s increasing use of low-sulfur-content fuels in order to be compliant with sulphur emission regulations. The upgrading solution is available for retrofitting on vessels with Wärtsilä RT-flex96C-B and RT-flex84T-D...


Industry Looks To Chart Course For Post COVID-19 Reality At Nor-Shipping 2021

Nor-Shipping - taking ocean #ACTION in 2021

Nor-Shipping 2021 is preparing its position as the natural hub for the international maritime and ocean industries to meet, do business and plan for the future in the wake of the current Coronavirus crisis. Your Arena for Ocean Solutions, which takes place in Lillestrøm and Oslo 01-04 June 2021, will look to showcase key players taking positive #ACTION within the ocean space, while helping delegates navigate and succeed in the new business landscape.

The leading international event week, which...


Norsepower Rotor Sail Successful Installation Completed On Scandlines Ferry

Latest Norsepower Rotor Sail Installation Completed On Scandlines Ferry In Just Hours

Norsepower Oy Ltd., the leading global provider of auxiliary renewable wind propulsion systems, and Scandlines, a market leader in green ferry operation, announced the successful installation of Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution. This was completed in just hours during a scheduled overnight stop on board the Scandlines’ hybrid ferry M/V Copenhagen.

The M/V Copenhagen, a hybrid passenger ferry operating between Rostock, Germany, and Gedser, Denmark, was retrofitted with a Norsepower Rotor Sail...


ISWAN Joins Hands With Bond TM For New Superyacht Crew Platform

Super yacht crew platform

The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has welcomed Bond TM as the primary partner for its new online toolkit for superyacht crew.

A survey conducted by ISWAN in 2018 found that 82% of superyacht crew experienced low crew morale sometimes, often or always, and 55% of female respondents found accessing mental health care to be an occasional or regular challenge. In order to be more visible to superyacht crew in need, ISWAN has been fundraising for Yacht Crew Help – a...


Damen Unveils First Electric Cutter Suction Dredger, Pioneering Zero-Emission Dredging Projects

Damen announces Electric Cutter Suction Dredger 650

As it continues to drive the maritime energy transition, Damen Shipyards Group has unveiled its first Electric Cutter Suction Dredger (ECSD) 650. With electric motors powering the dredge system, the ECSD 650 makes possible zero-emissions dredging projects. The electric power provides a significant reduction in noise, adding an extra tier of sustainability and ensuring the dredger’s suitability for projects in densely populated and environmentally sensitive areas.

Modular convenience

The ECSD is a...


MOL And LNG Terminal Wilhelmshaven Ink Contract To Build And Charter New FSRU

MOL FSRU Challenger

MOL (Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan) and LTW (LNG Terminal Wilhelmshaven) have signed a contract to build and charter an LNG terminal ship⁠—known in the industry as a Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU)⁠—for the planned LNG landing terminal in Wilhelmshaven on the North Sea.

LTW is the project developer and operator behind the future LNG terminal in Wilhelmshaven and a fully owned subsidiary of Uniper S.E. The FSRU will be built in a shipyard belonging to South Korean...


Wallenius Wilhelmsen Tests Jotun’s Innovative Hull Skating Solutions

Talisman_Wallenius Wilhelmsen

Finding owners willing to pilot-test an onboard remotely-operated proactive hull cleaning unit wasn’t easy, but when Jotun reached out to Wallenius Wilhelmsen, they found a partner who shared their vision for a more environmentally-responsible shipping industry.

As the operator of a fleet of 126 RoRo vessels, 11 marine terminals and 71 processing centres around the world, Wallenius Wilhelmsen is a true global giant. And while the company has a long and proud history moving cargoes all over the...


Global Oil & Gas Decommissioning Costs To Total $42 Billion Through 2024

oil rig

Energy companies have been slashing exploration and production budgets since the Covid-19 pandemic took hold and sent oil prices tumbling, but, with few profitable investment alternatives, operators are now likely to increase spending in decommissioning work. Rystad Energy estimates the total value of the global pool of decommissioning projects that will accumulate through 2024 could reach $42 billion.

With an average asset age of 25 years, the Northwest European decommissioning market could...


Jan De Nul Lifts Second Lock Gate Out Of Pierre Vandamme Lock In Port Of Zeebrugge

Lifting of second lock gate of P. Vandammesluis - Port of Zeebrugge (Belgium)

In the presence of the Flemish Minister of Mobility and Public Works Lydia Peeters and the Port of Zeebrugge, Jan De Nul Group disconnected, lifted and transported by means of a heavy lift vessel the second lock gate from the Pierre Vandamme lock to the inner port for renovation.

A spectacular operation because such a gate weighs over 2,500 tonnes and has the surface of one quarter of a football pitch (60m x 10m x 24m). These works are commissioned by the Flemish Department of Mobility and...