Marine

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.

Complete marine solutions

Together for sustainable shipping

  • 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

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Marine Innovation Summit 2023

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As achieving net zero targets climb to the top of the maritime industry agenda, we provide you with the opportunity to connect with industry experts as they unravel the route to sustainable shipping.

 

Sustainable solutions and technologies

At Alfa Laval, sustainability is at the core of our business, serving as the guiding principle that shapes every decision we make. 

We offer solutions and services that empower our customers to decarbonize, save energy and comply with environmental regulations. Our solutions facilitate the adoption of low and zero-carbon fuels,and support the transition to carbon free technologies & smart operations.

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Latest news

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.

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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 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 of technology for fully wind-powered vessel propulsion.

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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.

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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.

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Rio Tinto selects Alfa Laval OceanGlide fluidic air lubrication with a focus on advancing efficient shipping and reducing emissions

Alfa Laval will provide Rio Tinto, the world’s largest dry bulk shipper, with the OceanGlide fluidic air lubrication system. This innovative system enhances a ship’s propulsion efficiency and energy savings while sailing. Rio Tinto has selected the Alfa Laval OceanGlide fluidic air lubrication system for one of its bulk carriers, as part of its focus to boost vessel energy efficiency and decarbonize shipping. Recognizing the merits of OceanGlide in the market, the company has chosen to retrofit a Rio Tinto-owned vessel with the system to assess this energy-efficient technology for its fleet.

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Alfa Laval to deliver the world’s first methanol-fired steam boiler solutions, enhancing fuel flexibility with methanol

Alfa Laval is taking a pivotal role in driving the marine industry’s transition to carbon-neutral green methanol with its methanol-capable solutions. The company has expanded its portfolio of alternative fuel solutions with the introduction of methanol-fired Aalborg boiler systems that offer exceptional fuel flexibility, accommodating a wide range of fuel types including methanol. This addition marks a significant milestone in the marine industry as it will be the first time a methanol boiler will be installed onboard a ship.

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Alfa Laval introduces the marine industry’s first biofuel-ready separators

Biofuels are a current and accessible fuel option that can help marine customers decarbonize. Yet while biofuels reduce CO2 footprint, they also pose new operational challenges. Alfa Laval is first in the market to address them with biofuel-optimized separators and separator upgrades.

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Secure the LNG advantage

Find solutions to maximize your benefit from LNG as fuel.

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Explore our webinars

Alfa Laval Marine Talks take an in-depth look at the challenges and changes that face your maritime business. In these webinars you'll find up-to-date analysis, knowledge and solutions to keep you on the right course, discussed by our marine experts and some of the brightest names in maritime industry.

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Explore the range of onboard equipment Alfa Laval offers for different vessel types.

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Offerings to the maritime industry

Our ‘Marine Essentials’ catalogue offers a broad range of proven equipment, covering most critical operations on board.

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Innovating at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre

At the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre, the solutions and knowledge for working with methanol on board continue to develop. With its 2800 m2 of testing space, this unique R&D facility is providing deeper insights into methanol handling, methanol combustion and more. The efforts will ensure safety and efficiency on tomorrow’s more sustainable methanol-fuelled vessels.

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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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Alfa Laval's marine videos

A selection of our maritime equipment in action in various applications.

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NEAR marine

Read and sign up for the Alfa Laval marine newsletter to get the latest news on equipment and solutions.

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