COSCO has ordered 12 methanol dual-fuel container ships (supply: COSCO)
29 Dec 2022by Rebecca Moore
Container Transport & Commerce editor Rebecca Moore seems to be on the emergence of methanol gasoline and the continued combat to curb emissions within the container delivery sector in 2022
Partnership unveils LNG field ship retrofit and jumboisation idea
This story exhibits that, regardless of the various different gasoline alternate options and the rising development in direction of methanol, LNG continues to be very a lot alive within the container sector, and innovation is accompanying its use on board.
GTT, Alwena Transport and COSCO Transport Zhoushan have proposed an answer that mixes an LNG retrofit and jumboisation. The businesses unveiled the answer at Riviera Maritime Media’s The case for LNG retrofit and jumboisation of container vessels webinar. The idea is novel and useful, in that not solely can future regulation be met, with the vessel able to taking bioLNG and artificial LNG, however jumboisation will present an added income stream and enhance payback in operation. A win-win resolution.
Cargo homeowners purpose for zero emissions by 2040
That is the primary interview Container Transport & Commerce has carried out with Cargo Homeowners for Zero Emission Vessels (coZEV), and the primary time it has lined in depth the position of shippers within the zero-emissions drive within the container delivery trade. This text exhibits the essential position cargo homeowners will play in serving to container ship operators meet zero-emissions targets. Not least as a result of coZEV has an formidable goal: to attain zero emissions for his or her maritime freight by 2040.
Behind the usage of wing sails on a Zéphyr & Borée container ship
This story highlights a breakthrough in the usage of wind-assisted propulsion for container ships: Bureau Veritas has delivered an approval in precept to Zéphyr & Borée for a wind-assisted propulsion system. This text provides a rounded evaluation of the challenges and concerns concerned, and we additionally hear the shipowner’s perspective on wind-assisted propulsion on board with Zéphyr & Borée chief government and founder Nils Joyeux offering commentary.
Ports: closing the gaps
An interview with Worldwide Affiliation of Ports and Harbors managing director Patrick Verhoeven highlights simply how essential a task ports will play within the decarbonisation and digitalisation of the container delivery trade. It additionally exhibits how strongly ports are responding to the challenges they face.
COSCO: US$3Bn newbuild deal for 12 methanol-fuelled field ships
This story exhibits simply how far methanol as a gasoline has come within the container delivery trade – from its beginnings with Maersk and CMA CGM, there’s now an enormous order from COSCO so as to add weight to the uptake of this gasoline. COSCO has ordered a dozen 24,000-TEU green-methanol-ready, dual-fuel field ships, which would be the largest on the earth. Different field ship operators are sure to comply with of their footsteps.
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