Whether you sail ships or build them, we can help you meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. In this era of decarbonization and compliance, protecting the environment and strengthening your operations go hand in hand. Through reliable solutions, worldwide service and connected expertise, we’re fulfilling the promise we made over 100 years ago. At sea or in port, on board or online – Alfa Laval is your constant partner.
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 like marine biofuel, LNG and methanol.
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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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.
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.
Alfa Laval launches PureBilge Compact to extend the benefits of PureBilge technology to vessels of all sizes
With PureBilge Compact, Alfa Laval opens its door to both small and large vessel segments to enjoy the benefits of PureBilge technology for bilge water treatment. The compact, easy-to-install and cost-efficient solution with an enhanced environmental profile will help small and large vessels to meet compliance and sustainability targets.
Shell signs agreement with Alfa Laval to develop a Gas Combustion Unit (GCU) #pressrelease
Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Alfa Laval regarding the development of a new Gas Combustion Unit (GCU) for use on liquid hydrogen carriers. By paving the way for the safe transport of hydrogen by sea, the project is an important step on the path to global decarbonization.
Safe Bulkers orders additional retrofits of Alfa Laval PureSOx exhaust gas cleaning systems
In recent years, Greek shipowner Safe Bulkers has retrofitted Alfa Laval PureSOx exhaust gas cleaning systems on 20 of its bulk carriers. The company has just installed its 21st PureSOx scrubber, and four more retrofits are scheduled through the first half of 2023. Once again, the systems will be protected with a comprehensive Alfa Laval Service Agreement.
Odfjell chooses Alfa Laval OceanGlide to enhance energy efficiency and reduce emissions with fluidic air lubrication
Odfjell Ship Management has partnered with Alfa Laval in their decarbonization effort by selecting the Alfa Laval OceanGlide fluidic air lubrication system to be installed on one of their tankers. Alfa Laval OceanGlide is the name of Alfa Laval’s newly acquired air lubrication system, which is based on patented fluidic technology. This technology is the latest addition to Alfa Laval’s sustainable portfolio, aimed at supporting shipowners in addressing fuel and emission challenges.
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.
Sales start and first orders received for the energy efficiency champion Alfa Laval AQUA Blue E2 freshwater generator
The Alfa Laval AQUA Blue E2 freshwater generator is now available for sale. Announced in late 2022, the AQUA Blue E2 is a two-stage addition to the AQUA Blue freshwater generator family. The first customers, A.P. Moller - Maersk and Grimaldi Group, are ready to take advantage of its remarkable energy efficiency.
Alfa Laval advances fuel transition with FCM Methanol for four pioneering methanol-fuelled vessels
Alfa Laval is at the forefront of the marine industry's fuel transition with its methanol solutions, knowledge and experience. The pioneering methanol-driven project for a Chinese shipowner involves installation of Alfa Laval's FCM Methanol-the low-flashpoint fuel supply system (LFSS), on board four of its vessels. This project is a landmark achievement not only for Alfa Laval but also for the shipowner, the shipyard and the engine designer.
Alfa Laval brings fluidic air lubrication technology benefits to shipowners
Alfa Laval announces the completion of its acquisition of Marine Performance Systems B.V., a Rotterdam-based maritime technology company that has developed the first fluidic air lubrication system on the market. The move will enable Alfa Laval to bring this environment-friendly technology to market contributing significantly towards improving ship efficiency, reducing fuel consumption, and minimizing emissions from ships.
Secure the LNG advantage
Find solutions to maximize your benefit from LNG as fuel.
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.
Alfa Laval's marine videos
A selection of our maritime equipment in action in various applications.