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Wednesday, January 4, 2012
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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
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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
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Friday, November 18, 2011
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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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Friday, August 19, 2011
New concept converts oceans solar energy into low-cost electricity
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New concept converts oceans solar energy into low-cost electricity

Illustration courtesy ABS The American Bureau of Shipping has just approved a new concept for renewable energy production for a commercial grid that converts

August 19, 2011
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Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Dry bulk carrier to be world’s largest kite-powered ship
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Dry bulk carrier to be world’s largest kite-powered ship

In the first quarter of 2012, the dry bulk cargo vessel Aghia Marina will be equipped with a 320 square meter Skysail.  At 170 meters long and a dwt

July 6, 2011
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Monday, June 20, 2011
GL Exchange Forum – “Towards a Cleaner Maritime Industry”
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GL Exchange Forum – “Towards a Cleaner Maritime Industry”

Hamburg, Germany – In a world increasingly dominated by the need to reduce environmental impacts, what role does shipping have to play? Technological

June 20, 2011
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Monday, June 6, 2011
Wärtsilä and Versa to jointly develop fuel cell technology
Engineering News

Wärtsilä and Versa to jointly develop fuel cell technology

Pictured: In the summer of 2010, a WFC20 fuel cell unit was installed onboard the Undine, a car carrier owned by Sweden’s Wallenius Lines Solid oxide

June 6, 2011
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Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Germanischer Lloyd unveils energy efficient Aframax BEST-Plus ship design
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Germanischer Lloyd unveils energy efficient Aframax BEST-Plus ship design

Oslo, Norway – The on-going trend to greener shipping impacts all ship designs. In recognition of the recently developed Energy Efficiency Design Index

May 31, 2011
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Friday, May 27, 2011
The ‘Encore’ VLOC Concept: Innovation with existing technology
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The ‘Encore’ VLOC Concept: Innovation with existing technology

by Alex Wardwell, DNV Together with FKAB, TGE Marine, Cargotec and MAN Diesel & Turbo, DNV has participated in a joint industry project to develop Ecore, a

May 27, 2011
Total Views: 50

Thursday, May 26, 2011
World’s first solar-powered ship getting power upgrades
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World’s first solar-powered ship getting power upgrades

NYK Lines has announced that the M/V Auriga Leader, the world’s first solar power cargo ship, will be undergoing further developments to strengthen the

May 26, 2011
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Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Wärtsilä’s next generation PSV promises unmatched efficiency
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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
Total Views: 50

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Singapore launches Maritime Singapore Green Initiative
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Singapore launches Maritime Singapore Green Initiative

Photo courtesy tangobabe1 via Flickr 12 maritime organizations pledge their commitment to environmentally friendly shipping At the the Singapore International

April 13, 2011
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Friday, April 8, 2011
Stena RoRo first to sign ‘Triple-E’ contract
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Stena RoRo first to sign ‘Triple-E’ contract

The Triple-E rating obtained for ‘Stena Foreteller’ was handed over in a ceremony onboard the vessel in Gothenburg today. Stena RoRo has become the

April 8, 2011
Total Views: 41

Thursday, March 3, 2011
Wartsila to provide propulsion machinery for new LNG powered passenger ferry
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Wartsila to provide propulsion machinery for new LNG powered passenger ferry

Wartsila has been awarded a contract by shipbuilding company STX Finland Oy to supply the propulsion machinery for a new passenger ferry to be built for

March 3, 2011
Total Views: 14

Friday, February 11, 2011
Engineering News

Gamesa, Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Launch Offshore Wind Technology Center

Gamesa Technology Corp., a global wind energy leader, and the shipbuilding operations of Northrop Grumman Corp., America’s largest shipbuilder, yesterday

February 11, 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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Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Bureau Veritas issues guidance for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines
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Bureau Veritas issues guidance for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines

International classification society Bureau Veritas has issued guidelines for the Classification and Certification of Floating Offshore Wind Turbines. The

January 12, 2011
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010
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Wärtsilä joins the Sustainable Shipping Initiative

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has joined the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a programme initiated by Forum

December 15, 2010
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Friday, December 10, 2010
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Carbon War Room launches ShippingEfficiency.org

In an effort help reduce the environmental impacts of the world’s shipping fleet, Carbon War Room, the not-for-profit website dedicated to fighting the

December 10, 2010
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, December 7, 2010
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Interesting Concept Design of The Week – DNV’s VLCC concept vessel “Triality”

Image © DNV/Making Waves In recent years, there has been a significant push to develop “greener” technology within the shipping industry.  Today,

December 7, 2010
Total Views: 158
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