Monday, March 25, 2013
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Engineering News

Do Eco-Ships Make Sense?

According to Robert Bugbee, President of Scorpio Tankers, the answer to the eco-ship question can perhaps be found by considering the question, “Do you believe in God?” If you believe...

March 25, 2013
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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Ship Classification

GL Forum: The Use of 3D Technology in Shipping and Shipbuilding

Hamburg/Germany– Ships and offshore units are specialist structures with high requirements for efficiency and availability throughout their entire life cycle. Many of the processes, from production all the way to...

November 27, 2012
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Monday, September 24, 2012
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Engineering News

Assessing Emission Reduction Options for Container Feeder Vessels [STUDY]

One of the biggest issues facing ship owners these days is what do to about the IMO emissions regulations, particularly those referring to sulfur oxides (SOx), which come into effect...

September 24, 2012
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Monday, July 30, 2012
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Engineering News

GL Conducts First Onboard Test of Machinery Manager Prototype

Hamburg/Germany – GL Maritime Software, the software and systems integration unit of classification society Germanischer Lloyd (GL), in cooperation with SKF, has installed the first prototype of its GL MachineryManager...

July 30, 2012
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Monday, June 18, 2012
Maritime News

GL Halts Iran Business [REPORT]

Ship classification society Germanischer Lloyd has reportedly stopped verifying safety and environmental standards for ship’s belonging to Iran’s biggest shipping companies, Reuters reports. GL is the latest class society to...

June 18, 2012
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Sunday, April 29, 2012
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Blog

LNG, Get on Board or Get Left Behind…The Future is Already Here

Given the current price of low sulfur diesel, the enormous global emphasis on reducing the carbon footprint of our industry, and the fact the price of natural gas is currently...

April 29, 2012
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Wednesday, February 8, 2012
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Maritime News

Futureship and Marorka: A Partnership to Increase Shipping Efficiency

A cooperation between two leading energy efficiency improvers yields new potential to reduce emissions for shipowners around the world. At a press conference in Singapore, Germanischer Lloyd’s FutureShip announced its...

February 8, 2012
Total Views: 6

Thursday, January 12, 2012
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Engineering News

China Launches SUPER GREEN 8500 Cargo Ship [IMAGES/VIDEO]

Carisbrooke Shipping took delivery of the first SUPER GREEN 8500 vessel from China’s Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding. The vessel was delivered after successful seatrials and started her maiden voyage in the...

January 12, 2012
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Monday, October 31, 2011
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Engineering News

Emissions Standards for Ships Leads in One Direction… LNG

LNG, as a promising fuel alternative, has not been used for container vessels.  Daewoo Shipbuilding (DSME) and Germanischer Lloyd (GL) have proved the feasibility of running large container vessels on...

October 31, 2011
Total Views: 28

Thursday, August 4, 2011
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Blog

Watch your trim! It may be costing you more than you think…

A screen shot of Germanischer Lloyd’s Eco-Assistant, a tool to help ship captains maximize the fuel and power efficiency of their vessels.  In times of increasing fuel prices and environmental...

August 4, 2011
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Thursday, January 13, 2011
Maritime News

FutureShip’s hull design optimization results in significant fuel savings

12. Jan. 2011 | Hamburg – A series of 9,000 TEU container ships were significantly improved by simple hull design adjustments made by the joint venture between the Chinese design...

January 13, 2011
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