CENTRICA TO SELL DIRECT ENERGY TO NRG ENERGY
British multinational energy company Centrica announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its North American energy supply, services and...Read More+
Lloyd’s Register has awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) to BeHydro for its hydrogen-powered dual-fuel engine with a capacity of 1 megawatt (MW). BeHydro is a joint venture between Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) and Anglo Belgian Corporation (ABC).
The new engine was unveiled in a ceremony yesterday and offers the potential to reduce CO2 emissions by up to 85%. Thanks to the dual-fuel technology, the engine can continue to supply power even if no renewable energy or hydrogen is available. Based on this development, BeHydro is now planning to develop larger engines of up to 10 MW.
Andy McKeran, LR’s M&O Commercial Director, said: “This collaboration with CMB and ABC is an important development in demonstrating the potential of hydrogen as a fuel for shipping. This Approval in Principle demonstrates LR’s commitment to helping the industry to adopt safe, reliable and economic new technologies and processes to meet decarbonisation ambitions.”
Alexander Saverys, CEO of CMB, commented: “We are very happy with the recognition by Lloyd’s Register. The Approval in Principle is an important milestone in the launch of the BeHydro medium speed engines. It confirms that the built-in safety systems are solid proof. We now feel confident to start working on the first applications with these clean and powerful engines.”
Tim Berckmoes, CEO of ABC, said: “LR has supported the ABC medium speed engines for many years. We value this Approval in Principle from LR very much because it shows the quality of our engineering and the safety level of our dual-fuel BeHydro engines. These engines are the ideal future proof solution for all marine applications, as well as rail traction and electrical generator sets.”
Lloyd's Register Group Limited (LR) based in London, is a technical and business services organisation and a maritime classification society, wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation.
(Source: Lloyd’s Register)
Total has signed an agreement to sell the Lindsey refinery and its associated logistic assets, as well as all of the related rights and obligations,...Read More+
Total, bp and Eni (as the Operator) have made a gas discovery with the Bashrush well on the North El Hammad license, located eleven kilometers off...Read More+
Iberdrola and Fertiberia have signed an agreement for the construction in Puertollano of the largest green hydrogen plant for industrial use in Europe,...Read More+
Indian Oil Corporation, India’s largest refiner and marketer of petroleum products, and Total, broad energy company with headquarters in Paris, France,...Read More+
Lukoil has concluded an agreement with Cairn Energy PLC to acquire a 40% interest in RSSD (Rufisque, Sangomar and Sangomar Deep) project in the Republic...Read More+
Eni announces that its exploration well, Ken Bau-2X, located in Block 114, Song Hong Basin, offshore Vietnam, has confirmed a significant hydrocarbon...Read More+
US firm OptiFuels Systems, a system integrator of Cummins and BAE Systems hybrid power products for decarbonizing the rail, marine, and microgrid power...Read More+
DNV GL has launched an international industry consortium in collaboration with Dutch glass production expert company Celsian to develop the technology...Read More+
Schlumberger released its second quarter results with CEO Olivier Le Peuch commenting: “This has probably been the most challenging quarter in past...Read More+
The first floating drilling experiments were performed in 1953 near the coast of California, using the M.V. Submarex. With leasing from the state of...Read More+
NOAA’s Office of Marine and Aviation Operations and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego are partnering...Read More+