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Port of Oakland sees 95% emissions reduction with hybrid cranes

The Port of Oakland’s largest marine terminal said it has cut diesel emissions from all 13 of its massive yard cranes by 95% after retrofitting them with hybrid electric engines. Terminal operator Stevedoring Services of America (SSA) estimates that the project will eliminate about 1,200 metric tons of GHG emissions annually from each crane.

Port of Oakland sees 95% emissions reduction with hybrid cranes

The Port of Oakland’s largest marine terminal said it has cut diesel emissions from all 13 of its massive yard cranes by 95% after retrofitting them with hybrid electric engines. Terminal operator Stevedoring Services of America (SSA) estimates that the project will eliminate about 1,200 metric tons of GHG emissions annually from each crane.

Port of Oakland’s cranes go hybrid for a cleaner air

Port of Oakland announced its plans for a greener containerized cargo handling. The port stated that its largest marine terminal is converting 13 diesel-powered yard cranes to hybrid power. The result is expected to be an annual 45-ton reduction in diesel-related air pollutants.

Cleaner engines put on floating crane off NY after EPA settlement

Northeast Dredging Equipment Company has completed the installation of two cleaner diesel engines on a floating crane, as part of a legal settlement reached in April 2017 for alleged violations of the US Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act, the US Environmental Protection Agency announced.

Building of largest LNG-fueled crane vessel underway

China Merchants Industry Holdings, a fully owned subsidiary of Hong Kong-based China Merchants Group, will construct the largest LNG-fueled semi-submersible crane vessel in the world for Holding OOS International Group B.V. The basic design is already in progress.

Jumbo inks agreement for LNG fueled crane vessel

The vessel will be delivered in the first quarter of 2020 and has been designed in cooperation with Ulstein Design and Solutions B.V. Jumbo’s Basis of Design. Furthermore, it will be powered by dual fuel engines and has the ability to run on LNG.

DSIC wins double DNV GL Approval in Principle

Dalian Shipbuilding Industry has received Approval in Principle certificates from classification society DNV GL for a new shuttle tanker and a column stabilized crane unit designs, on the sidelines of Marintec China trade fair in Shanghai.

World’s first hybrid subsea crane to be delivered

Rolls-Royce has been assigned by the Brazilian ship owning company CBO, to equip an existing offshore platform supply vessel with a new patented dual draglink subsea crane. This will be the first installation of a subsea crane designed to be able to use either fibre or steel wire rope.

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