Friday, January 31, 2014

Nose Job Leads to Big Savings for Clipper Multi-Purpose Vessel

International shipping company, Clipper Group, says it has achieved an overall fuel savings of about 8.5% from a new bulbous bow recently installed on a

January 31, 2014
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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Seaspan Adds Five 14,000 TEU Newbuilds After Inking Charter Contracts

Seaspan orders five additional fuel-efficient 14,000 TEU containerships after signing long-term, fixed rate time charter contracts with Yang Ming Marine

August 13, 2013
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Monday, June 25, 2012
Press Releases

IsatData Pro Integrates Fuel Management Data

SkyWave Mobile Communications today announced the first deployment of IsatData Pro by Kemilinks International (Kemilinks), a developer of web-based and client

June 25, 2012
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Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Container+ship high speed voyage
Engineering News

From Broke To Billions – Risk Management, Efficiency And The Secret To Success

Why are some shipping magnates among the wealthiest individuals in the world while others spend most of their time in bankruptcy hearings? The answer seems

June 12, 2012
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Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Engineering News

Wärtsilä’s next generation PSV promises unmatched efficiency

​The new VS 485 Mk III has outstanding performance in the areas of fuel-efficiency and safety. Image courtesy Wärtsilä Wärtsilä has said it

May 25, 2011
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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Maersk Line expands ‘fuel-switch program’ to New Zealand

As part of Maersk Line’s drive to cut sulphur emissions from its fleet, the shipping line has expanded its fuel-switch program in New Zealand’s

March 8, 2011
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Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Engineering News

Ship design venture offers improved ‘green’ bulk carrier

‘Emerald’ design offers a lighter and environmentally friendly ship as project exceeds fuel-saving targets Lloyd’s Register and

February 8, 2011
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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Floating on Air

We have all heard stories about the Bermuda triangle being nothing more than natural gas discharges that create bubbles reducing the buancy of the ship. Those

September 23, 2008
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Saturday, November 24, 2007

American’s Marine Highway

I am pleased to report a significant amount of positive feedback from mariners when discussing new MARAD (Maritime Administration) initiatives. In addition to

November 24, 2007
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