Weekly briefing from ship.energy

Commentary: LNG as a marine fuel – does it warrant its ‘transitional’ tag?

Will LNG have longevity as a marine fuel as shipping mulls its future energy options? Mark Williams considers the factors that will impact on LNG’s ‘staying power’.

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Energy News: Amazon and Mitsubishi invest in electrofuels specialist

Amazon’s Climate Pledge Fund, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and AP Ventures were among the investors taking part in a funding round for Infinium, a Sacramento-based start-up which is developing electrofuels solutions for the maritime, aviation and road transport industries.

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Technology News: BunkerTrace solution to offer feedstocks verification for biofuels

Speaking at the Middle East Bunkering Convention this week, Forecast Technology’s Technical Sales Director Stuart Hall revealed that the BunkerTrace Marine Fuel Assurance package is being extended to offer verification of biofuels feedstocks.

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Policy News: SEA Europe supportive of European Green Deal – but wants ETS alternative

SEA Europe, the Shipyards’ and Maritime Equipment Association of Europe, is proposing the creation of an EU Maritime Fund as an ‘opt-out alternative’ to the inclusion of shipping in the European Union’s Emission Trading Scheme.

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Knowledge News: Belgian study considers role of renewable hydrogen imports in energy transition

A new study published by a Belgian hydrogen import coalition finds that the import of renewable energy is both ‘technically and economically feasible’.

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