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‘Ship Carbon Recycling Working Group’ confirms that carbon recycled methane can be recognised as zero emission ship fuel

The “Ship Carbon Recycling Working Group” (WG) of Japan’s Carbon Capture & Reuse (CCR) Study Group has confirmed that carbon recycled methane produced by methanation technology [1] can be recognised as zero-emission ship fuel. A […]

Optimarin has developed digital tool OptiLink to optimise performance of its ballast water treatment system

‘Reliability is key’ for ballast water system compliance

The reliability and efficiency of ballast water treatment (BWT) systems will be critical to achieving regulatory compliance for shipowners in future – and any malfunctions could seriously hit commercial operations. “Any shipowner knows that time […]

The One Sea ecosystem aims to enable autonomous maritime transport by 2025 (illustration: Wärtsilä)

Autonomous ships given regulatory guidance

Finalisation of the International Maritime Organization’s scoping exercise for autonomous ship safety crystallises the direction and scale of the regulatory task ahead, writes Päivi Haikkola. In mid-May 2021, after understandable delays related to COVID-19, the […]