Caterpillar Marine introduced it has entered right into a memorandum of understanding with Singapore-headquartered shipbuilder Strategic Marine to help emissions-reduction objectives for future vessel designs.

“Our collaboration with Strategic Marine brings collectively immense experience that enables Caterpillar Marine to innovate and help the continued power transition. That is an thrilling problem to deal with, however most significantly it fosters our trade’s aim to achieve lower-carbon operations,” mentioned Brad Johnson, vp and common supervisor, Caterpillar Marine. “With our shared imaginative and prescient and Caterpillar’s progressive applied sciences, we stay up for working with Strategic Marine to advance the longer term for the maritime trade.”

Strategic Marine, which builds aluminum vessels for maritime, offshore power trade, tourism and naval protection purposes worldwide, has mentioned it’s targeted on lower-emission propulsion throughout its product vary, from crew switch vessels (CTVs) for the offshore wind trade to quick crew boats (FCBs) for the offshore oil and gasoline trade and different lessons of vessels.

“Offering ships that assist our prospects decrease the emissions of their operations is paramount to us,” mentioned Eng Yew Chan, CEO of Strategic Marine. “We’re excited to work with Caterpillar Marine to assist decrease emissions within the trade.