Shell outlines path for net-zero emissions shipping

A new report by oil major Shell highlights the important role that hydrogen and fuel cells could play in achieving a decarbonised shipping sector and calls for the IMO to adopt a clear trajectory to net-zero emissions by 2050.

Guidance launched for LNG-ready terminals

The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) has issued guidelines for the safe terminal handling of LNG ships. The guidelines describe procedures and operational actions, as well as ways to ensure a safe ship-to-ship bunkering of LNG ships.

NOVATEK, Sovcomflot to build 15 Arc7 LNG carriers

In an effort to enhance northern oil and gas fields and boost Arctic shipping, Sovcomflot and NOVATEK entered into long-term charter agreements so as to build 14 Arc7 ice-class LNG tankers.

First foreign vessel bunkers LNG in a US port

FURE VEN, a dual-fuel vessel owned and operated by Swedish chemical tanker operator Furetank, has become the first non-US flagged vessel to bunker LNG in a US port, building confidence in the case for LNG as an attractive solution for international trading vessels in the country. 

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