QatarEnergy to build 18 of largest ever LNG vessels in China under $6bn deal

QatarEnergy seals a $6bn deal with China for the construction of 18 mega LNG vessels, marking the industry’s largest single shipbuilding contract.

In safe hands? Onboard the world’s first ammonia-powered ship, billionaire Andrew Forrest’s Green Pioneer

Iron-ore billionaire Andrew Forrest’s Fortescue brought the world’s first ammonia-powered ship to global attention earlier this month, when it was sailed to Dubai for the COP28 climate summit – with Forrest openly lamenting that it could not actually be fuelled with ammonia.

China Wants to Dominate the New Era of Clean Shipbuilding

China wants to extend its lead in global shipbuilding to a new generation of vessels that burn clearner fuels.

Europe’s largest rocket travels on a wind-powered cargo ship

With its four sails towering 121 feet (37 meters) over its main deck, Canopée is a cargo ship with an unusual design, and a very unusual cargo.

Port of Antwerp-Bruges & CMB.TECH launch the Hydrotug 1, world’s first hydrogen-powered tugboat

The Hydrotug 1 is the first tugboat in the world to be powered by combustion engines that burn hydrogen in combination with traditional fuel.

“How realistic is a Wind-assisted propulsion?” – Interview with Christoph Thiem and Martin Köpke

Within a dedicated Research and Development study, we are currently evaluating the potential of wind power as a possible decarbonization measure for our future fleet.

The world may be close to getting its first cargo ship that emits almost no carbon dioxide

The world’s first cargo ship that produces nearly zero planet-heating pollution is on track to set sail in 2026, according to one of the firms behind the project.

The world’s first clean ammonia-powered container ship

With global shipping accounting for 706 million tonnes of CO2 emissions last year, it is iimperative that we cooperate acrosss value chains to reach the 1.5°C goal by 2030.

Japan celebrates delivery of a liquefied CO2 carrier

The Shimonoseki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries today handed over a new type of ship for Japanese shipbuilders, a liquefied CO2 carrier, which will serve as a demonstration test ship for a seaborne trade many are predicting will bubble up in the years to come.

Seven EU Countries Call for Pause to Shipping’s EU-ETS Inclusion

EU member states in the south of the continent are calling for a pause to shipping’s inclusion in the bloc’s emissions trading system, just over a month before the regulation is due to come into effect.