Methanol promising fuel to cut CO2 emissions

OCTOBER 22, 2018 — The Methanol Institute, the trade association for the methanol industry, recently welcomed the findings of the MethaShip research project that has concluded that renewable methanol offers a long-term

DNVGL: 2020 Global sulfur cap causing paradigm shift

By Jan Hagen Andersen, Business Development Director, DNV GL Maritime AUGUST 22, 2018 — The introduction of the new global sulfur cap in 2020 is causing nothing short of a paradigm shift in

Methanol: The path to zero emissions, says study

MAY 31, 2018 — Could methanol as a marine fuel provide the pathway for ferries, workboats, and coastal vessels to meet increasingly aggressive emissions regulations? A study recently conducted by industry partners

Waterfront Shipping to charter four more methanol fueled newbuilds

FEBRUARY 14, 2018 — South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard is to build four more methanol fueled ships. The 49,000 dwt vessels will be delivered in 2019 and will be powered by

Methanol fuel cells power German excursion vessel

JANUARY 17, 2017 — Now operating on Lake Baldeney in Essen, the excursion boat MS Innogy is Germany’s first vessel powered by methanol power cells and is the result of a joint

Stena orders four gas ready RoPax ferries

APRIL 5, 2016 – Gothenburg, Sweden, headquartered Stena has signed a contract with China’s AVIC shipyard for four new RoPax ferries for delivery in 2019 and 2020, with an option for four

New fuel pump developed for gas fueled engines

APRIL 9, 2015 — The latest addition to Wärtsilä’s portfolio of gas pumps, the new Wärtsilä Svanehøj ECA Fuel Pump (EFP) has been developed in close cooperation with designers of liquefied natural

Stena Germanica back in service, burning methanol

MARCH 31, 2015 — Following a conversion in the Remontowa shipyard, Poland, that started in late January,  Stena Line’s Stena Germanica is now back in service between Kiel, Germany, and Gothenburg, Sweden,

Stena to operate 1,500 passenger ferry on methanol

NOVEMBER 19, 2014 — One of the world’s biggest ferry companies, Sweden’s Stena Line, says it is to become the first operator in the world to run a large 1,500 passenger ferry

Stena ups freight rates, plans switch to methanol fueling

SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 — The new sulfur limits that will apply within the North European SECA area from January 1, 2015, are good news for the environment but pose a particular challenge