Search results for: Methanol

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  • 10 June 2016

    As the shipping industry fights to reduce both sulphur oxide emissions and carbon footprint, methanol and ethanol have been identified as good potential fuel alternatives in achieving this goal, according to a study published by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). The use of alternative fuels in the shipping industry has been receiving increasing attention as a method […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    A consortium of Europe’s maritime research and technology leaders have launched the Fastwater project to demonstrate the feasibility of retrofit and newbuild vessels to operate on methanol as a pathway to fossil-free shipping.

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Methanol is ready to go as a marine fuel now, and could be playing a much bigger role post-2020.

  • 14 April 2020
    Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Infrastructure, Innovation, Outlook & strategy, Transition, Vessels

    Wärtsilä, Stena Line, and Methanex marked five years of the successful operation of the methanol-fuelled ferry Stena Germanica.

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has received a newbuilding charter contract for two methanol carriers from Atlantic Methanol Production Company LLC (AMPCO) based on an offer tendered in 2013. The vessels will be built at Minaminippon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. and engaged in methanol transport for AMPCO. The ships will operate under a long-term charter and the […]

  • 7 October 2019

    NYK Group takes delivery of Takaroa Sun, a methanol carrier equipped with a two-stroke dual-fuel engine.

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. signed a contract with Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Limited to build and charter four methanol carriers. The new contracts will play an essential part in MOL’s strategy to strengthen long-term business, as well as enabling the company to renew its methanol fleet by replacing older vessels with ships featuring the most advanced […]

  • 30 July 2019

    The 2016-built methanol tankers operate globally on time charters for Waterfront Shipping.

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Green Maritime Methanol consortium achieves a new project milestone. 

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Dutch shipowners, shipyards, manufacturers and ports to jointly study methanol as a marine fuel.

  • 14 February 2014

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) today announced the signing of a contract with Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Limited (MHTL) to build and charter four methanol carriers. The new contracts will play an essential part in MOL’s strategy to strengthen long-term business, as well as enabling the company to renew its methanol fleet by replacing older vessels […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has placed an order with Minaminippon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd for up to three methanol carriers featuring the world’s first methanol burned dual-fueled low-speed diesel main engine. This engine has already been completed, and its manufacturer, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., has test-operated the unit using methanol fuel in Tamano Works, and […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    MethaShip: Renewable methanol offers a long term solution for the shipping industry’s carbon emission reduction strategy.

  • 11 March 2016
    Research & Development

    Researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have discovered a massive, previously unaccounted for, source of methanol in the ocean: phytoplankton. The study found that these microscopic organisms, which form the base of the marine food web, have an ability to biologically produce methanol in the ocean in quantities that could rival or exceed that […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Waterfront Shipping and Marinvest welcomed two new, clean-burning vessels to the Waterfront fleet.

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The consortium selected nine ships for research on the application of renewable methanol as a marine fuel.

  • 26 March 2019

    Port of Antwerp unveils project aimed at producing sustainable methanol at the port.

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first clean-burning, fuel-efficient vessels, equipped with the MAN B&W ME-LGI 2-stroke dual fuel engines that can run on methanol, fuel oil, marine diesel oil, or gas oil, will start joining the shipping market in April. Two out of a batch of seven 50,000 dwt ships will join their owners Westfal-Larsen Management (WL), and a joint venture with Waterfront Shipping Company […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has placed an order with Minaminippon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd for up to three methanol carriers featuring the world’s first methanol burned dual-fueled low-speed diesel main engine. This engine has already been completed, and its manufacturer, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., has test-operated the unit using methanol fuel in Tamano Works, and […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Tokyo-based shipping firm Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) took delivery of the 50,000 dwt methanol carrier Manchac Sun from the Japanese shipbuilder Minaminippon Shipbuilding on September 28. Equipped with 2-stroke dual-fueled low-rev main engine capable of running on methanol, the eco-ship was ordered by the company in December 2013 as part of a contract for the construction and charter […]

  • 2 December 2015

    The average size of a methanol ship is expected to increase with the addition of new methanol production capacity by the US and Middle East over the next two years,  UK shipping consultancy Drewry believes. “The average size of a methanol ship is expected to increase considering the long-haul distance between the major sources of supply and demand,” […]

  • 19 February 2014

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has received a newbuilding charter contract for two methanol carriers. The contract came from Atlantic Methanol Production Company LLC (AMPCO) based on an offer tendered in 2013. Minaminippon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. will construct the vessels to be engaged in methanol transport for AMPCO. The ships will operate under a long-term charter […]