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South Korea enhances shipping for eco-friendly vessels

The Cabinet of South Korea has approved a motion based on nurturing industries for eco-friendly vessels, in order to deal easier with the strict IMO 2020 regulations and reduce the shipping emissions. Namely, the trade ministry reported that would force a set of measure, to spread and boost the development and supply of such ships.

Climate-neutral corridor between Rotterdam and Genoa

Port of Rotterdam recently informed that along with 17 collaborators inked a declaration of intent to allow transport by water, road and train through the Rhine-Alpine corridor based on hydrogen. The port is a participant is this initiative under the name RH2INE (Rhine Hydrogen Integration Network of Excellence).

World’s first hybrid self-discharging bulk carriers

The technology group Wärtsilä along with the Norwegian company Aasen Shipping, came in an agreement for the construction and supply of the world’s first hybrid powered self-discharging bulk carrier. Namely, Wärtsilä will provide its design and supply hybrid systems for the vessels.

ClassNK joins International Windship Association

In line with an increased shift to environmentally-friendly solutions as a pathway to decarbonization, ClassNK announced it is joining the International Windship Association (IWSA), which is working to promote wind as a viable propulsion option for commercial vessels.

Wind-powered hydrogen plant in Port of Oostende

Port of Oostende came in an agreement with DEME Concessions and PMV to construct an offshore wind-powered hydrogen plant until 2025. Through their operational plant, collaborators goal to produce green hydrogen as an energy source for electricity, transport, heat and fuel purposes and as a raw material for industrial purposes.

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