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Roles, challenges, and opportunities for European Seaports in the maritime energy transition

On 5th December 2022 Tessa Rodewaldt, Managing Director of the German Maritime Platform, and Knut Fleckenstein, former Member of the European…

Alternative fuels will ensure the competitiveness of shipping

At a joint event of the eFuel Alliance and the Maritime Platform, high-level attendees from politics and business discussed the potential for…

Achieving the maritime energy transition in demanding times

With its own event, the Maritime Platform is taking an active part in the Green Transition Stage of this year's SMM.

Lifecycle Upgrade Prepares Engines for Climate-Neutral Operation

Conversion of MAN 48/60 engine to state-of-the-art MAN 51/60 unit increases reliability and reduces fuel consumption and CO2 emissions

Hapag-Lloyd orders another six ultra large container vessels of 23,500+ TEU

Ships to have dual-fuel engines that can use liquefied natural gas (LNG) // Deliveries to begin in 2024 // Green financing in line with the Green Loan…

Shell delivers carbon-neutral US LNG cargo to Europe

Energy giant Shell has recently delivered a carbon-neutral LNG cargo from Cheniere’s Sabine Pass facility in the US to Europe.

Cheniere said in a…

MAN Energy Solutions Pushes for Emissions Reduction in Shipping Industry

New study designates current decade as crucial for success of maritime energy transition

Industry Consortium to Develop Medium-Speed, Ammonia-Fuelled Engine

MAN Energy Solutions starts ‘AmmoniaMot’ project with industry partners and research institutes.

Transshipments boost Zeebrugge´s LNG Terminal

Fluxys, the group overseeing Zeebrugge's LNG terminal operations declared that the Belgian port hosted a record number of ship operations despite…

The German Shipowners’ Association (VDR) welcomes investments in LNG supply logistics

Exchange of views on the possible uses of LNG with German LNG Terminal / “Germany needs an LNG infrastructure” / Terminal in Brunsbüttel to support…

Climate protection in shipping: IMO study produces encouraging findings Industry cuts greenhouse gas emissions and successfully decouples growth from CO2 emissions

Shipping on track for 2050. Key issue: alternative fuel

Nauticor, Novatek in small-scale Baltic LNG deal

Germany’s Nauticor has signed a deal with a unit of Russia’s Novatek to join forces in developing liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply infrastructure in…

Nauticor and Fassmer start cooperation in LNG newbuilding and retrofitting projects with the initial LNG bunkering of the newbuild research vessel “Atair”

Hamburg based LNG supplier Nauticor and Fr. Fassmer located in Motzen/ Berne start cooperation in newbuilding and retrofitting projects for ships…

Nauticor’s LNG bunker supply vessel “Kairos” conducted its 100th LNG bunkering operation

On February 4th, 2020, the world’s largest bunker supply vessel (BSV) for liquefied natural gas (LNG) “Kairos” conducted its 100th LNG bunker supply…

Next generation offshore installation vessel ‘Orion’ fuelled for the first time with LNG

Second ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation carried out in Germany and the first in the Port of Rostock

Nauticor’s "Kairos" received the first LNG bunker license in the Port of Rostock

At the beginning of December 2019, “Kairos”, the world’s largest bunker supply vessel (BSV) for liquefied natural gas (LNG), received the first…

Qatar Petroleum, Shell to form LNG bunkering Joint Venture

Qatar Petroleum and Shell signed a shareholder agreement to establish a company that would provide global LNG bunkering services.

MAN Cryo to Supply LNG Fuel-Gas System for Gas-Battery Propulsin System

Vertical LNG FGSS bound for Norwegian, multipurpose, refrigerated vessel

Maritime Innovation Expo, 30th September 2019, Hamburg

After a successful first edition on the Dutch marine frigate during the SMM in September 2018 the German LNG Platform and the Netherlands Business…

Briefing Paper "LNG for the shipping sector: air quality and climate protection"

1. Introduction
2. Climate protection goals in shipping
3. LNG’s contribution to reducing emissions in shipping: improving air quality and…