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Climeon’s Marine Energy Tech Improves Efficiency 14%

Climeon’s Ocean marine waste heat recovery system can improve efficiency by 14 percent and help customers reduce CO2 emissions by approximately 5 percent. Frost and Sullivan has awarded Climeon the Technology Innovation Award for its Ocean heat-power system. Frost and Sullivan also released a report on Marine Waste Heat Recovery Solutions … Read more »

Solar Sal Completes Fossil-Fuel-Free Voyage across Erie Canal

Solar Sal, a 40-foot, solar-powered delivery vessel, has completed its voyage from Lockport, New York, to Mechanicville, New York, without the use of any fossil fuels. The maritime transport vessel carried four tons of recycled cardboard bales 300 miles along the Erie Canal. When the sun is shining, Solar Sal’s … Read more »

BASF’s Marine Flotation System Has Zero Ozone Depletion, Ultra-Low Global Warming Potential

BASF’s Marine Flotation System Has Zero Ozone Depletion, Ultra-Low Global Warming Potential

BASF’s two new Autofroth Marine polyurethane systems’ foam performance keep boats afloat and have a low environmental impact with zero ozone depletion potential and ultra-low global warming potential of 1, which is 1,400 less than current hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) 134a based systems. The two new systems are: Autofroth Marine 88-B-1502 Resin/ … Read more »

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GE Delivers First EPA Tier 4 Emissions-Compliant Marine Diesel Engines

GE Transportation has announced the first delivery of its latest marine diesel engines to GE Marine distributor Cummins Mid-South. The new engines meet EPA Tier 4 and International Maritime Organization Tier III emissions standards, reducing nitrous oxide emissions by 70 percent when compared to EPA Tier 2 or IMO Tier II. … Read more »

American Power Group

American Power Group, Marine Fuel Conversions Evaluate Dual Fuel

American Power Group has partnered with Marine Fuel Conversions to evaluate APG’s dual-fuel system in marine applications including on-board prime and ancillary power as well as port-based stationary power applications. MFC, which is based in Glasgow, Scotland, will be responsible for funding and coordinating all feasibility and beta testing activities … Read more »

ABS, MPA Collaborate on Marine Clean Fuel Research

Global marine and offshore classification services provider ABS and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote maritime research and development in the areas of alternative/clean fuel and developing resilient, next-generation port systems. The five-year MOU covers the following areas: Alternative/clean fuel … Read more »

LNG America, Liquiline Expand Marine LNG Services

LNG America and Liquiline have agreed to jointly develop commercial offerings for liquified natural gas (LNG) marine fuel markets in the North American Pacific Northwest and the transport of LNG in ISO containers to remote markets in Hawaii and Alaska. Together, the joint effort will focus on the movement of … Read more »

Electric, Hybrid Marine Market ‘$7.3bn by 2024’

Electric, Hybrid Marine Market ‘$7.3bn by 2024’

The electric and hybrid marine market will increase from $2.6 billion in 2013 to more than $7.3 billion by 2024, according to an IDTechEx report. The electric and hybrid marine business, from autonomous underwater vehicles to oil rig supply vessels and seagoing ferries is a large, vibrant and growing activity, … Read more »

Fish Lose Fear of Predators with Elevated CO2

Higher carbon dioxide emissions that eventually find their way into ocean waters could cause fish to lose their fear of predators, potentially damaging the entire marine food chain. A study by the Australian Institute of Marine Science (Aims), James Cook University and the Georgia Institute of Technology found the behavior … Read more »

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VW Joins Clean Shipping Network

The Volkswagen Group has joined the Clean Shipping Network, an association of cargo owners, and will use the Clean Shipping Index (CSI) assessment tool to analyze and reduce the environmental impact of marine shipment. It’s the first German automaker to join the network and says the move is part of … Read more »

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GE Marine Engine Meets New Emissions Rules

GE Marine says it has successfully completed an emissions-testing program for the first 12V250 marine diesel engine that meets EPA Tier 4i and International Maritime Organization (IMO) Tier III in-engine emission compliance. The rules decrease the allowable levels of sulfur oxide (SOx) and nitrous oxide (NOx) emissions from ships. The … Read more »