Three new members join Nuclear Energy Maritime Organization

Nuclear Energy Maritime Organization (NEMO), an organization focusing on the practical application of new nuclear solutions in the maritime industry, has welcomed three new members.

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From July 1 to 3, 2024, OEGS Technology, Global Nuclear Security Partners, and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman became full members of NEMO, which continues to broaden and strengthen collaborative efforts in the maritime nuclear sector.

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To remind, the association was created earlier this year by a group of companies with a common interest in developing nuclear energy solutions for the maritime sector. 

“At NEMO, we are committed to fostering a collaborative and innovative environment, shaping modern maritime nuclear standards and regulations for a carbon-neutral future,” the organization said, adding that it is looking forward to the contributions and insights of the new members.

Texas-based OEGS Technology brings extensive experience from the offshore oil and gas industry, engineering offshore nuclear solutions. Utilizing advanced nuclear technology, OEGS Technology produces clean electricity, ammonia/hydrogen, and desalinated water.

Global Nuclear Security Partners is a UK management consultancy specializing in nuclear security and nuclear threat reduction. The company’s expertise spans both civil and defense nuclear sectors, covering the entire nuclear fuel cycle. This is said to align with NEMO’s mission to shape modern maritime nuclear standards and regulations for a carbon-neutral future. 

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman is aNew York-based international law firm with a particular focus on the technology & life sciences, energy, financial, and real estate & construction sectors.

Although still in its infancy stage, the case for nuclear in the commercial shipping industry is gaining attention worldwide. Maritime stakeholders are exploring whether nuclear propulsion can help the industry reach the IMO 2050 decarbonization goals.