DNV GL: Fuel choice the big decision in shipping decarbonization; Jet and automotive fuels now being used to blend marine fuels

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DNV GL: Fuel choice the big decision in shipping decarbonization

The just-released fourth edition of DNV GL’s Maritime Forecast to 2050 identifies fuel choice as the essential decision facing shipping as it charts a path to decarbonization. And while there are many candidate carbon-neutral fuels, a surprising result of DNV GL’s modeling is a relatively low uptake of hydrogen as a ship’s fuel. Full Article

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Harvey Gulf to install 10 more battery systems; VIDEO: OceanX unveils its new exploration vessel

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Harvey Gulf to install 10 more battery systems

Harvey Gulf International Marine says that it will continue the transformation of its fleet ahead of other U.S. flag operators by committing to install 10 additional battery systems on another eight of its vessels, two of which will each get two systems. Full Article

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Jet and automotive fuels now being used to blend marine fuels; Metal Shark enters the expedition yacht market

Marine Daily
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Jet and automotive fuels now being used to blend marine fuels

The UK P&I Club warns that that jet and automotive fuels are now being utilized for blending marine fuels and that a significant uptick in low flash-point irregularities resulting in “off-spec” fuel is being observed in VLSFO and MGO in Singapore and in a few cases the Middle East. Full Article

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Manson orders what will be largest U.S. hopper dredge; Farmer-owned coop to construct new Missouri River barge port

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Manson orders what will be largest U.S. hopper dredge

Seattle, Wash., based Manson Construction Co. has contracted with Keppel AmFELS to build a 15,000-cubic-yard self-propelled hopper dredge at its Brownsville, Texas, shipyard, that will be the largest in operation in the U.S. Full Article

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