The ship.energy report 06/08/2021
Weekly briefing from ship.energy
Commentary: Cooking up a plan
Offshore wind farm support fleet operator Seacat Services recently connected with maritime sustainability consultancy Cedar Marine as the first organisation to sign up to a ‘first of its kind’ Carbon Management Plan – and as Seacat’s Ian Baylis and Cedar Marine’s Owen Preece explain to ship.energy, when it comes to efficiency, every little helps.
Energy News: Icelandic plant to produce green methanol bunkers
Icelandic energy provider HS Orka and UK-based Hydrogen Ventures Limited (H2V) have announced plans to develop a production plant in Iceland for green methanol using green hydrogen to power the marine sector.
Technology News: Japanese trio establish hydrogen-fuelled engine venture
Japanese marine engine manufacturers Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Yanmar Power Technology Co., and Japan Engine Corporation have announced the joint establishment of a new company, HyEng Corporation.
Policy News: DOE awards funding for projects to develop feedstocks for low-carbon fuels
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced nearly $34 million in funding for 11 projects that will develop biomass resources to convert to low-carbon fuel for planes and ships.
Knowledge News: Report: More collaboration needed to remove final barriers to uptake of WPT
A new report, based on the discussions at a recent wind propulsion technology stakeholder working group, will form the basis of an International Working Group that will be set up before the end of the year.
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