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Methanol

Cepsa and Evos join up for green methanol storage in Spain and the Netherlands

Spanish energy company Cepsa has signed an agreement with Evos, a liquid energy and chemical storage company with hubs in strategic locations across Europe, to enable the storage of green methanol to be produced by Cepsa at Evos’ storage facilities in Algeciras and Rotterdam.

Hapag-Lloyd and Seaspan to retrofit five vessels to methanol propulsion

Hapag-Lloyd and Seaspan Corporation enter into a partnership agreement to retrofit and convert five 10,100 TEU container ships powered by conventional MAN S90 engines to dual-fuel engines capable of operating on methanol.

Nigeria strikes deal with Shell to supply $3.8-B methanol project

Nigeria has struck a deal for Shell to supply gas to its proposed $3.8-B Brass methanol facility, resolving a major hurdle to a final investment decision on the project.

Singapore aims for over 1 MMt of low-carbon methanol bunker supply by 2030

Singapore has the potential to supply over 1 MMt of low-carbon methanol annually by 2030 to meet rising demand for alternative bunker fuel.

Uzbekistan aims to achieve a chemical hub status with the help of Chinese polymer tech

Uzbekistan is embarking on a significant economic transformation with the help of Chinese technology, aiming to capitalize on its natural gas reserves by producing value-added products rather than solely relying on energy consumption.

ClassNK awards approval in principle for methanol fuel supply system developed by Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding

ClassNK reviewed Mitsubishi Shipbuilding's system conceptual design based on part A of its "Guidelines for Ships Using Alternative Fuels," integrating IMO Interim Guidelines, and issued the AiP upon confirming compliance with prescribed requirements.

Astrid Maersk arrives in Shanghai for first green methanol bunkering in China

Maersk achieved a milestone as the large methanol-enabled vessel “Astrid Maersk” berths at Yangshan port in Shanghai, for the first green methanol bunkering with simultaneous cargo and bunkering operations in China.

Maersk names second vessel of its large methanol-enabled fleet “Astrid Maersk” in Japan

In a ceremony held in Yokohama, Japan today, the world's second large methanol-enabled container vessel was named "Astrid Mærsk".

Bureau Veritas awards Approval In Principle for methanol dual fuel system to Sasaki Shipbuilding

Bureau Veritas has granted an Approval in Principle to Sasaki Shipbuilding Co., Ltd for its methanol dual fuel system applied in a 9,000 DWT General Cargo Ship.

RINA grants Kindon New Energy Technology Approval in Principle for DAC green methanol offshore platform

The inspection, certification, ship classification and engineering consultancy multinational, RINA, has awarded Kindon New Energy Technology the Approval in Principle for its innovative green methanol offshore production platform solution.