Finnish Marine Industry Invests in Ship Energy Systems Modernization

Finnish Marine Industry Invests in Ship Energy Systems Modernization

Finnish marine companies joined a new collaborative project to improve ship energy systems. Project coordinator Zou Guangrong discusses what this means for shipping in Finland and beyond.

Renewable Natural Gas Could Help Fuel 15% of US Fleets

Renewable Natural Gas Could Help Fuel 15% of US Fleets

Renewable natural gas production is on the rise in the United States, but new research from the World Resources Institute shows the potential to help fuel heavy-duty trucks and buses is larger than previously thought.

Shipping Industry Agrees To Historic Global Emissions Cut

Shipping Industry Agrees To Historic Global Emissions Cut

International Maritime Organization member nations agreed to reduce total annual global shipping greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008 levels.

Viking Line Adds Wind Power To Passenger Ship, Cutting Fuel Consumption

Viking Line Adds Wind Power To Passenger Ship, Cutting Fuel Consumption

In a World’s first, Viking Line equipped its passenger ship Viking Grace with a rotor sail for wind power. The rotor sail developed by Finnish company Norsepower is expected to cut fuel consumption and also reduce carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 900 metric tons annually.

Norwegian Shipowners Push for 50% Global Shipping Emissions Cut by 2050

Norwegian Shipowners Push for 50% Global Shipping Emissions Cut by 2050

The global shipping industry should set a goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2050, the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association and government officials say.

DOE Releases Key Fuel Efficiency and Optimization Studies

DOE Releases Key Fuel Efficiency and Optimization Studies

The US Department of Energy just released two new studies related to fuel and engine co-optimization. One study identifies high-octane blendstocks for gasoline to create better performance. The other quantifies the fuel efficiency potential associated with different fuel properties. Both studies were completed by the … Read more…

Corporation Proposes Smart Marine Ecosystem for Improved Efficiency

Corporation Proposes Smart Marine Ecosystem for Improved Efficiency

Finnish marine and energy equipment manufacturing corporation Wärtsilä is proposing a “Smart Marine Ecosystem” that combines shared capacity, big data analytics, intelligent vessels, and smart ports to improve efficiency in the shipping industry. The corporation sees the new ecosystem as a way to address waste … Read more…

UPS Signs Biogas Deal for 10M Gallon Equivalents Per Year

UPS Signs Biogas Deal for 10M Gallon Equivalents Per Year

UPS signed a deal this week with Environmental Energy LLC subsidiary Big Ox Energy to buy 10 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas annually through 2024. It’s the largest investment that UPS has made in this type of biogas. RNG, also called biomethane or … Read more…

Can the Shipping Industry Change Course on Energy?

Can the Shipping Industry Change Course on Energy?

More than 150 shipping industry leaders from around the world met recently in Bonn for the UN Climate Change Conference. Gathering aboard the MS RheinFantasie river cruise ship, the participants discussed topics like alternative fuels, new technologies, and improved energy efficiency. They want to create business-focused … Read more…

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