Panel Discussion: Regulations Accelerating Decarbonization

On September 14, 2021 at 3 pm CET SEA20 will host a panel discussion on regulations accelerating decarbonization. There is a market chain reaction coming that will change shipping as we know it. How are charterers threatening shipowners’ revenue? Why are banks teaming up to push the industry to decarbonize? How have end-consumers finally attainedContinue reading “Panel Discussion: Regulations Accelerating Decarbonization”

Panama Canal Allows for Longer Vessels

Ahead of the fifth anniversary of its expansion, the Panama Canal has increased the maximum allowable length for vessels transiting the Neopanamax Locks. Since May 21, the maximum length overall for commercial and noncommercial vessels acceptable for regular transits of the Neopanamax Locks is 370.33 meters (1,215 feet), up from 367.28 meters (1,205 feet).  TheContinue reading “Panama Canal Allows for Longer Vessels”

Wärtsilä Explores Carbon Capture and Storage

Wärtsilä Exhaust Treatment highlights the potential for exhaust gas abatement systems to directly tackle maritime carbon dioxide emissions in the near future, as technology advances and enables manufacturers to design and upgrade scrubbers to capture carbon at the point of exhaust. Wärtsilä has conducted extensive research and development to explore how carbon capture and storage (CCS)Continue reading “Wärtsilä Explores Carbon Capture and Storage”

€10 million for Shipping Decarbonization CHEK Project

The technology group Wärtsilä, as part of a consortium led by the University of Vaasa in Finland, will play a major role in an important project aimed at reducing the environmental impact of shipping. Project CHEK–deCarbonising sHipping by Enabling Key technology symbiosis on real vessel concept designs–has been granted €10 million by the EU asContinue reading “€10 million for Shipping Decarbonization CHEK Project”