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DNV: EU has tough new shipping GHG regulations in the works

Get set for new European Union GHG regulations for all ships calling EU ports. Just how tough and how soon? An explainer from classification society DNV says that the regulations will come

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Vineyard Wind firms up order for giant turbines

GE Renewable Energy reports that it has received an order from Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, to supply Haliade-X turbines for Vineyard Wind 1, the

Rendering of Aurora class vessel

Höegh signs LOI for two giant ammonia-ready car carriers

Moving ahead on a plan announced back in April, Oslo-headquartered Höegh Autoliners has entered into a Letter of Intent (LoI) with shipbuilder China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd. (CMHI) to build

CO2 carrier at work

Liquid CO2 carriers: The next big thing?

With carbon capture and storage (CCS) gaining traction as a technology to reduce the impact of CO2 emissions, maritime transport will play a key role in the CCS value chain. This is

Two windturbine installation vessels

NOV to supply designs, jacking systems for Cadeler X-Class WTIVs

Houston headquartered NOV Inc. (NYSE: NOV) reports that it has signed a contract with shipbuilder COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry and Copenhagen, Denmark-headquartered Cadeler (OSE: CADLR) to supply the designs for two GustoMSC

Rotor sail project by Vale

Zero by 2050: Is the technology there yet?

Propeller Cap Swaps Recently, underwater repair and maintenance specialist Hydrex installed propeller cone fins on two chemical tankers: one in Antwerp and one in Rotterdam. Both operations were carried out with the

The Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) is expected to take effect in 2023. DNV has launched the EEXI Calculator to support customers in ensuring their compliance.

DNV launches digital EEXI calculator

Classification society DNV estimates that currently up to 30,000 vessels will need to take action to comply with the upcoming EEXI regulation, likely be adopted at this week’s 76th meeting of the

Viega fittings

Viega fittings earn Navy approval

Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has approved the use of Viega MegaPress CuNi mechanically attached fittings in sizes ½” to 2″ in surface combatants for a variety of systems, including chilled water,

Crowley has the first fully electric U.S. tugboat with autonomous technology

Getting to zero is getting real

GM is to phase out gasoline and diesel powered cars by 2035—and California could ban gas-fueled leaf blowers and lawnmowers by 2024. Developments like that are a reminder that moves to make

Offshore wind turbines

$700,000 U.S. offshore wind supply chain study gets underway

A major effort aimed at developing a comprehensive U.S. offshore wind supply chain roadmap has launched. The comprehensive study is a combination of two projects with $400,000 in funding coming from the

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