Topic: Maritime research

Maritime R&D won’t last without production

SWZ|Maritime’s January issue focuses on maritime R&D in the Netherlands with contributions from Nevesbu, Conoship, MARIN and Royal IHC. However, SWZ|Maritime’s Editor-in-Chief Antoon Oosting argues that to stay strong in R&D, we also need to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Damen Leads Zero-emission Mussel Farming Research

Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam is heading a research project to investigate the application of hybrid and fully electric propulsion in the Dutch mussel farming sector. The overall aim of the so-called AQUACULTURe project is to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Shipping Sector Proposes Fuel Tax to Fund R&D Programme

Seven international shipowner associations have asked the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to form the world’s first collaborative shipping R&D programme that is to eliminate CO2 emissions. The proposal aks funding from shipping companies across the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

EC Agrees on Zero Emission Shipping Partnership

The European Commission (EC) and the member states have agreed on the establishment of a “Partnership Zero Emission Waterborne Transport”. This was revealed by SEA Europe yesterday (29 October), which claims to get this intel...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Marin Tests First Transatlantic Underwater Hyperloop

Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (Marin) has carried out the first demonstration tests for a transatlantic underwater hyperloop. Although various parties around the world are working on the development of the hyperloop, no one has ever...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Van Oord and Shell to Test Marine Biofuel

Together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet. The biofuel reduces CO2 emissions by more than forty per cent compared with conventional marine fuel. The first pilot will take...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk