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LR and DSIC make step towards zero-carbon bulk carrier

Lloyd’s Register has awarded approval in principle to Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC) for the first Chinese Newcastlemax bulk carrier concept to be powered by ammonia, a promising zero-carbon-emitting fuel.

 
 

BHP signs LOI for Australia-East Asia iron ore ‘green corridor’

A consortium, led by the Global Maritime Forum and consisting of BHP, Rio Tinto, Oldendorff Carriers and Star Bulk Carriers Corp., have signed a letter of intent (LOI) to assess the development of an iron ore ‘green corridor’ between Australia and East Asia.