green technology

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Maersk Tanker to Be Fitted with Flettner Rotor Sails

A Maersk-owned tanker is set to be fitted with two Flettner rotor sails as part of a industry project seeking to test the century-old wind propulsion

March 14, 2017
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Thursday, November 24, 2016
Maritime News

Can Artificial Intelligence Stop Illegal Fishing?

(TheGuardian) Facial recognition software is most commonly known as a tool to help police identify a suspected criminal by using machine learning

November 24, 2016
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Friday, August 26, 2016
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SPOTD: A Creative Spark Moored At Sea

Today’eo Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) features the BlueTEC Texel tidal energy platform. Taking just six months from the drawing board to realisation,

August 26, 2016
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Monday, August 8, 2016

What Is The Great Great Fleet?

The Great Green Fleet (GGF) is a year-long, Department of the Navy initiative that demonstrates the sea service’s efforts to transform its energy use. As one

August 8, 2016
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Post-Panamax Bulk Carrier Rides Air Bubble Blanket to Reduce Emissions

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has announced the delivery of the first of three post-panamax bulk carriers to achieve energy efficient operations through the use

October 29, 2014
Total Views: 157

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Maritime News

All-Electric Ferry Named ‘Ship of the Year’ at SMM

The all-electric, aluminum car ferry “ZeroCat 120” has been awarded the prestigious 'Ship of the Year' award at the SMM trade show in Hamburg this

September 10, 2014
Total Views: 48

Monday, October 8, 2012
Engineering News

Air Lubrication Works on Ferries Too

Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries says that it has successfully installed its innovative “Mitsubishi Air Lubrication System” (MALS) for the

October 8, 2012
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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Engineering News

Wärtsilä’s Sigurd Jenssen Discusses Scrubber Technology and Environmental Compliance [INTERVIEW]

While at the SMM Hamburg conference a few weeks ago, I met up with Sigurd Jenssen, Director, EGC at Wärtsilä Environmental Solutions Tell me a bit about

September 26, 2012
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Monday, September 24, 2012

The U.S. Navy Can Turn Seawater Into Wine, Err, Jet Fuel

Like commercial ship operators, the U.S. Navy faces astronomical costs and logistical challenges when it comes to keeping their vessels fueled and ready for

September 24, 2012
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Wednesday, July 11, 2012
air lubrication ship resistance

NYK Finds Air Bubbles Significantly Reduce Ship Resistance [REPORT]

Post World War II, warships began to experiment with a system called Prairie-Masker which expelled bubbles through the hull and propellor blade tips in an

July 11, 2012
Total Views: 267

Friday, June 29, 2012

MOL Completes Hybrid Car Carrier, Orders LNG Pair

Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced Friday the completion of the world’s first hybrid car carrier expected to achieve zero emissions while

June 29, 2012
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Monday, May 7, 2012

World’s Largest Solar Powered Ship Completes Record-Breaking Circumnavigation

On Friday the world’s largest ship running solely on the power of the sun cruised into Hercule Harbor in Monaco, officially completing the world’s

May 7, 2012
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Monday, April 9, 2012
NAPA Software Hull Surface And Reference Grid

New Green Ships Get Software Boost

Greater efficiency is the new calling within shipping industry. Skyrocketing bunker prices and global pressure to reduce ship emissions is leading the shipping

April 9, 2012
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Friday, March 16, 2012
digiplot arpa

Is Iron Mike The Solution To Ship Efficiency?

New technology solutions set on improving ship efficiency and lower greenhouse gas emissions appear in the inbox of gCaptain editors every week but many of

March 16, 2012
Total Views: 338

Monday, March 5, 2012
Engineering News

Floating on Air – DK Group Receives First Order for Air Cavity System

DK Group says it has received an order to install its patented Air Cavity System (ACS) technology on a 12,580 deadweight tonne (DWT) multi purpose vessel owned

March 5, 2012
Total Views: 144

Saturday, February 4, 2012
Engineering News

Aquarius ECO Ship – Flexible Concept Design Incorporates both Wind and Solar Power

Japan’s ECO Marine Group has just unveiled an innovative concept design that promises increased fuel efficiency and lower harmful emissions by harnessing

February 4, 2012
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Thursday, January 5, 2012

Part 3: Marine Engineering Technology for More Efficient Shipping

In Part 3 of this series on shipping efficiency technology, we look at marine engineering and power systems technologies aimed at cutting operating costs,

January 5, 2012
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Wednesday, January 4, 2012
propeller propulsion

Part 2: How to Propel a More Efficient Ship

In Part 2 of this series on shipping efficiency technology, we look at new ship propulsion technologies and design concepts aimed at cutting operating costs,

January 4, 2012
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Monday, November 28, 2011

Ship Arrestor – Dropping Giant Sea-Anchors Via Helicopter To Assist Salvors

The ShipArrestor, chosen from among 1200 projects funded by the European Union, defends coastlines against environmental damage when a drifting oil tanker runs

November 28, 2011
Total Views: 94

Friday, November 18, 2011

Ocean Robots Race Across The Pacific

The technology capital firm Vantage Point, oil services provider Schlumberger, Google and Virgin Oceanic are among a few of the diverse companies behind the

November 18, 2011
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