Marine

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.

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 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

Check out our Marine Essential brochure for all information on marine equipment and services.

Learn all about Alfa Laval's Test & Training Centre where we test ideas, equipment, applications and process lines on the scale of an oceangoing ship with control and convenience that are impossible at sea.

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.

Explore our sustainable solutions

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Latest news

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.

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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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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.

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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 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.

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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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Alfa Laval FCM Methanol with the longest operating experience crosses the 100-order mark

Alfa Laval has received over 100 orders for its low-flashpoint fuel supply system (LFSS) FCM Methanol. This achievement reflects the increasing trust shipyards and shipowners have in Alfa Laval’s fuel treatment expertise, even in handling newer fuel alternatives.

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WinGD partners with Alfa Laval to advance the development of ammonia-powered engines

Alfa Laval and Swiss engine designer WinGD have established a partnership in which Alfa Laval will deliver two fuel supply systems (FSS) for testing WinGD’s ammonia-fuelled engine in early 2024. The partnership is a significant step forward in the development of ammonia as a future fuel for marine vessels.

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Alfa Laval to provide the fuel supply system to Maersk in industry’s first methanol retrofit project for a container vessel

Alfa Laval fuel supply system FCM Methanol has been selected by Maersk for their pioneering methanol retrofit project to enable the container vessel Maersk Halifax to operate on methanol fuel. This project stands as a significant achievement for both Alfa Laval and Maersk, underscoring the feasibility of retrofitting ships with the necessary equipment for methanol-based propulsion.

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Secure the LNG advantage

Find solutions to maximize your benefit from LNG as fuel.

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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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Alfa Laval's marine videos

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

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