Whether you build ships or sail them, you need solutions that put you ahead. Alfa Laval marine partners with you to secure efficient and reliable operation, compliance and productivity. In short, our marine solutions increase performance – throughout the lifetime of the vessel. Alfa Laval marine builds on a century-long commitment to lifetime vessel performance, providing solutions to key challenges vessel-wide – and peace of mind globally.
Together for vessel performance
- Broad range of proven marine equipment that covers most of the critical operations onboard
- Knowledge and practical expertise to incorporate equipment into full marine applications and innovative solutions
- More than a century of marine service and decades of work with shipyards providing future-proof solutions
We help ship owners and operators secure confident compliance with marine legislation, both through dedicated compliance technologies and by supporting the move to new fuels.
Keeping reliability and ease of use in focus, we:
- Increase productivity
- Protect the engine
- Boost energy efficiency and minimize waste
- Contribute to higher earnings and lower lifecycle cost
In the spotlight
ABS grants Alfa Laval the marine industry’s first approval in principle (AIP) for firing boilers with methanol
Maritime classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted Alfa Laval the first marine approval for operating boilers on methanol. Alfa Laval received an approval in principle (AIP) on 4 November 2021, based on extensive solution testing at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre.
Alfa Laval joins over 150 industry leaders in the call for decisive government action to enable full decarbonization of international shipping by 2050
As a signatory of the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization, Alfa Laval joins maritime peers in urging world leaders to align shipping with the Paris Agreement’s temperature goal. The document implores governments to facilitate the decarbonization steps already being taken in the private sector, enabling zero-emission shipping to become the default choice by 2030.
Fuelling a new phase in decarbonization
Methanol is the next likely step on the marine industry’s journey to a zero-carbon future. It promises to cut CO2 output by 95%, while also reducing or eliminating other vessel emissions. If produced from renewable green sources, it can bring us to a level of carbon neutrality. However, methanol will demand new technologies and a different way of looking at the energy balance on board. Alfa Laval is at the cutting edge of methanol solutions – and is ready to partner with you in making the transition.
Alfa Laval invests in the development of air lubrication technology for sustainable shipping
Air lubrication for marine vessels is a developing solution that will radically reduce fuel consumption and environmental impact. Having acquired a minority stake in Marine Performance Systems B.V., a Rotterdam-based maritime technology company, Alfa Laval will be instrumental in making this long-sought technology a commercial reality.
Alfa Laval and Wallenius agree on a joint venture to develop modern wind propulsion
With an aim to radically reduce the marine industry’s carbon footprint and overall emissions, Alfa Laval and Wallenius have announced their intent to form a new 50/50joint venture. AlfaWall Oceanbird will focus on the development and realization oftechnology for fully wind-powered vessel propulsion.
Large-scale methanol testing to begin at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre
Major tests of methanol as a marine fuel will soon begin at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre in Aalborg, Denmark. Working closely with MAN Energy Solutions and other partners, Alfa Laval will explore the possibility of running the centre’s four-stroke, 2 MW diesel engine on methanol – without modifications or another pilot fuel. The testing is the third stage in an ongoing research project funded by Danish EUDP (Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program).
A carbon-neutral methanol fuel cell system is taking shape at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre
An innovative fuel cell system based on high-temperature proton exchange membrane (HTPEM) technology from Blue World Technologies is being constructed for testing at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre in Aalborg, Denmark. The test installation, which will use methanol as fuel, will explore the technology’s potential as a source of marine auxiliary power. Funded by Danish EUDP (Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program), the project is a joint effort between fuel cell maker Blue World Technologies, Alfa Laval and vessel owners DFDS, Maersk Drilling and Hafnia.
Alfa Laval and NMRI have succeeded in onboard CO2 capture testing using an exhaust gas cleaning system
As the marine industry strives for a decarbonized future, Alfa Laval and partners are investigating the technologies needed to achieve it. One of the opportunities is carbon capture and storage (CCS), which took a step towards realization in recent testing performed by Alfa Laval and Japan’s National Maritime Research Institute (NMRI).
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Alfa Laval joins Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping as Strategic Corporate Partner
Today, Alfa Laval and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping announced that they have formalized a strategic collaboration on the development of zero carbon solutions for the maritime industry by signing a Strategic Corporate Partnership Agreement by which Alfa Laval becomes an official partner to the Center.
Connected services for marine equipment
Connectivity for your onboard systems creates smart opportunities to lower cost of ownership and secure peace of mind. Remote access means fewer and shorter service visits, but also possibilities for fleet-wide optimization. Discover Alfa Laval’s growing range of digital services and make the connection between data and value.
Maritime industry players join forces to realize the decarbonization potential of solid oxide fuel cells
Alfa Laval, DTU Energy, Haldor Topsoe, Svitzer and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping are entering into a joint project to accelerate the development of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology. Funded by a grant from Danish EUDP (Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program), the partners will pursue a high-efficiency solution with the scalability to support marine industry decarbonization.
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At our Test & Training Centre, our marine equipment and applications are tested on the scale of an oceangoing ship – but with the control and convenience that cannot exist at sea.
Finding ways in Marine Service
Alfa Laval marine service experts are as active as ever in meeting your needs. But today’s situation – with closed borders, tight restrictions and health concerns wherever people meet – demands different ways of working. Here you’ll find stories of inspiration and innovation in service delivery, told by the determined engineers who are making it happen.
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