Weekly briefing from ship.energy

Commentary: Just a pipe dream?

Synthetic diesel produced renewably sounds like a ‘holy grail’ solution for shipping. Mark Williams considers whether synthetic CO2-based marine fuels might just be too good to be true – at least for now.

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Energy News: GEV and Pacific Hydro sign green hydrogen MoU

Global Energy Ventures – the company which is looking to develop ships which both run on and transport compressed hydrogen through its C-H2 Ship project – will be working Pacific Hydro Australia Developments to develop the green hydrogen market.

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Technology News: Star Bulk: We’ve covered half the cost of our scrubbers already

Star Bulk Carriers’ President Hamish Norton has called the company’s scrubber strategy ‘a good decision’, having already covered half the cost of installing the emission abatement technology.

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Policy News: Cyprus aiming to drive green shipping by rewarding cleaner vessels

The Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry has announced a new range of green incentives to reward vessels that demonstrate effective emissions reductions.

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Knowledge News: University of Aberdeen launches energy transition degree

The University of Aberdeen has launched the UK’s first postgraduate degree programme in energy transition systems and technologies.

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