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7 February 2024

EST-Floattech Octopus battery system for SFK’s electric ferry Laboe

Dutch energy storage systems provider EST-Floattech has announced the delivery and commissioning of the Octopus Series battery system on the SFK Ferry Laboe.

5 December 2023

Wärtsilä enables acceleration of marine’s transition to sustainable fuels with introduction of four methanol engines

Technology group Wärtsilä will introduce another four methanol engines to its portfolio, setting a new industry benchmark with the broadest methanol engine portfolio currently on the market.

11 October 2023

Damen wins class and flag states approval in principle for future methanol-fuelled workboats

Bureau Veritas plus Netherlands and Belgium supporting the programme.

21 April 2023

New methanol-powered vessel helps Van Oord cut carbon

Van Oord is accelerating the energy transition with its green ship fleet. Why did they choose methanol for their new offshore wind installation vessel?

March / April 2023

Offshore technologies meeting ESG goals

A sampling of the latest trends in vessel technology, emissions monitoring and alternative fuels.

20 Feb 2023

Methanol as marine fuel – is it the solution you are looking for?

What are the advantages of methanol as marine fuel? What are the issues that ship owners and operators should consider before adopting methanol?

15 Dec 2022

A major milestone towards carbon neutrality

Sustainability is a key issue for the yachting industry and the world at large. Feadship is at the forefront of research into how to design and build yachts in the most eco-friendly way possible.

17 Nov 2022

Nieuwe hulpvaartuigen marine worden klimaatneutraal

De 10 hulpvaartuigen van de Koninklijke Marine worden vervangen door 8 nieuwe exemplaren.

17 Nov 2022

From hybrids to zero emissions in less than 10 years: the 2030 roadmap for Feadship yachts

Feadship is preparing for a sustainable future with an evolutionary research process aimed at creating “agnostic” propulsion systems

17 Nov 2022

Feadship’s road map to ZERO

The Dutch Shipyard reveals it is one stage closer to achieving carbon neutrality with concept Pure by 2030…

16 Nov 2022

Feadship stap dichterbij klimaatneutraal superjacht

The goal of MENENS is to accelerate the route to emission-free shipping by developing adaptive system solutions based on methanol. This project has been awarded a grant of EURO 24.3 million.

15 Nov 2022

Roadmap to ZERO

Feadship achieves major milestone on roadmap towards carbon neutrality.

15 Nov 2022

Feadship achieves major milestone on roadmap towards carbon neutrality

Feadship has achieved a major milestone on its roadmap towards carbon neutrality. The Dutch-based shipbuilder has received approval-in-principle from Lloyds Registry for an ‘agnostic’ fuel system.

28 Sept 2022

A New Slice of Life

Feadship Unveiling ‘Inside-Out / Outside-In’ Concept Design.

8 April 2022

Methanol as an Energy Steptowards Zero-Emission Dutch Shipping (MENENS)

The goal of MENENS is to accelerate the route to emission-free shipping by developing adaptive system solutions based on methanol. This project has been awarded a grant of EURO 24.3 million.

April 2022

Dutch Maritime Masterplan kicks off with a grant of EURO 52.9 million!

The Dutch maritime sector wants to make a sustainable and digital difference to the global energy transition, and this has led to the Maritime Masterplan, an initiative to achieve a smart and zero-emission maritime sector. MARIN is plaving an active role in this move towards a more sustainable maritime world.

27 Jan 2022

Van Oossanen Naval Architects joins Project MENENS

Sailing on methanol helps significantly reduce CO2 emissions, and within the international maritime sector, it’s thought to be one of the most viable fuels for large-scale introduction in the short to medium term.

10 Dec 2021

Fugro awarded R&D grant to develop methanol as low carbon shipping fuel.

The Fugro-led consortium MENENS (Methanol as Energy Step Towards Emission-free Dutch Shipping) has been awarded a grant from Dutch Government’s Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (Netherlands Enterprise Agency) for the development of methanol as a low-carbon shipping fuel.

10 Dec 2021

Fugro zet belangrijke stap naar emissievrije motoren op haar onderzoeksschepen

Onder leiding van Fugro heeft het consortium MENENS (Methanol als Energiestap Naar Emissieloze Nederlandse Scheepvaart) een subsidie toegekend gekregen van de Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO) voor de ontwikkeling van methanol als emissievrije brandstof voor schepen.

Dec 2021

EST-Floattech deelnemer in “MENENS” consortium

De regeling R&D Mobiliteitssectoren biedt subsidie voor een R&D-mobiliteitsproject. Dit project moet gericht zijn op het behouden en verbeteren van de concurrentiepositie van Nederlandse ondernemingen binnen de automotive, luchtvaart en maritieme sector en het herstel van de negatieve gevolgen van de economische crisis, veroorzaakt door de uitbraak van het coronavirus.

24 Sept 2021

Feadship concept design Pure

Feadship is renowned for its ability to create pure custom superyachts for clients that meet their every desire.

Other Methanol News

3 July 2023

Dutch Maritime Master Plan wins EUR 210 million in funding

On 30 June, the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management was granted EUR 210 million from the National Growth Fund – of which EUR 110 million are conditional – for the implementation of the Maritime Master Plan.

27 June 2023

Stena Line partners with Wärtsilä to convert vessels to methanol

Swedish ferry operator Stena Line has hired technology group Wärtsilä to convert some of its vessels to operate with methanol fuel.

12 June 2023

OCI to fuel Maersk’s 1st green methanol-powered feeder

Dutch producer and distributor of hydrogen-based products OCI Global is fueling the first-ever green methanol-powered container ship in a new partnership with A.P. Moller-Maersk.

18 April 2023

Maritime to benefit from EUR 2 billion fund to decarbonize

The European Parliament formally approved on Tuesday the new EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) law, earmarking around EUR 2 billion of the revenues of the Innovation Fund for the maritime sector.

2 march 2023

FlagshipONE to use Siemens Energy technology for e-fuel production

FlagshipONE plant, expected to be Europe’s largest commercial production facility for carbon-neutral marine fuels, will use a technology package from German company Siemens Energy.

3 march 2023

Methanol leads February alternative fuel vessel orders

February 2023 was a strong month for newbuild orders of vessels with alternative fuel systems, with methanol-fuelled vessels outnumbering LNG by two-to-one.

3 march 2023

Record Number of Methanol-Fueled Ships Ordered Reports DNV

After a slow start to 2023 for orders of alternatively fueled ships, DNV is reporting the momentum generated in 2022 resulted in a record order of dual-fuel methanol ships as well as strong growth for LNG-fueled orders in February.

24 Feb 2023

New project to turn plant emissions into green methanol launched

Mexican building materials company Cemex has signed an agreement with green fuel producer ETFuels, to transform carbon emissions from Cemex’s Alicante cement plant in Spain into green methanol.

21 Feb 2023

Methanol Price and Supply/Demand

MI member Methanol Market Services Asia (MMSA) has provided its most recent historic methanol market assessment of key global pricing and supply/demand figures.

20 April 2022

Gidara Energy sets up Advanced Methanol Rotterdam facility

Dutch energy company Gidara Energy and the Port of Rotterdam will set up an advanced biofuels facility in the Netherlands called Advanced Methanol Rotterdam (AMR).