shipping efficiency


Wednesday, October 16, 2013
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Engineering News

Color Line Orders Wärtsilä Emissions Scrubbers

The Baltic region is a hot-bed of environmentally-aware shipowners at the moment as current and anticipated environmental legislation will require ships

October 16, 2013
Total Views: 38

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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Euronav Believes Eco-Ship Newbuildings are a Waste of Money

Euronav, the Belgium-based owner of large crude carriers believes that so-called “eco-ships” do not exist in the large tanker sector and that

October 15, 2013
Total Views: 52

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
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Rolls-Royce to Supply “Promas Lite” For Norwegian Cruise Ship

Rolls-Royce has won a contract to supply an innovative an integrated propeller and rudder system called “Promas Lite” to the Norwegian cruise

October 2, 2013
Total Views: 90

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
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Oceanfoil Predicts 20% Fuel Savings With Wingsail Concept

Oceanfoil, a UK-based aerofoil design company has announced that it has formed partnerships with naval architects Owen Clarke Design and University College

September 4, 2013
Total Views: 9

Thursday, August 22, 2013
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DFDS Installs More Emissions Scrubbers To Comply With New 2015 Regs

Danish Ferry operator DFDS, have announced they have invested a total of DKK 400 million (USD $71 million) in new scrubber technology. The company reported

August 22, 2013
Total Views: 9

Monday, July 29, 2013
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Engineering News

The Dawn of Hydrogen as a Marine Fuel

In the midst of heightening bunker fuel prices and regulatory pressures around dirty fuel and the resulting combustive emissions, the maritime industry is

July 29, 2013
Total Views: 893

Monday, July 22, 2013
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Stena Bulk Makes $10 Million Gain From Efficient Shipping Strategy

By Catherine McMillan, Whilst Maersk has famously stated that its efficiency measures were the vital component that have made the difference between profit and

July 22, 2013
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
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Engineering News

Rolls-Royce and B9 Shipping: Reviving the Age of Sail

Rolls-Royce is working with B9 Shipping to develop a ship with a capacity of 4,500 tonnes that will be primarily powered by a 180-foot sail, with bio-methane

July 17, 2013
Total Views: 47

Sunday, July 14, 2013
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Port Operators Under Pressure to Reduce Ship Emissions

Although most emissions attributed to the maritime sector are released across vast expanses of ocean when a ship is navigating the scarcely populated area

July 14, 2013
Total Views: 525

Monday, July 8, 2013
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Greenhouse Gas Legislation Landscape: The EU Makes Its Move

The European Union (EU) has launched a flurry of activity around maritime greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the last few months in a move that the industry has

July 8, 2013
Total Views: 3

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Engineering News

OCTOPUS-Onboard: Optimizing Seagoing Operations with Software [INTERVIEW]

While in Houston earlier this year, I caught up with Leon Adegeest, a Dutch entrepreneur who, along with his team, developed a particularly useful software

July 8, 2013
Total Views: 229

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
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The Rise of a Sustainability Leader: Maersk’s Journey to the Triple-E

At four-hundred metres long, 59 metres wide and 73 metres high, the Triple-E series of containerships will be the world’s largest, and one of the most

July 2, 2013
Total Views: 66

Friday, June 28, 2013
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Ship Owners Will Have To Count CO2 Emissions Under Proposed EU Plan

Owners of large ships using EU ports will have to measure and report annual carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from January 2018 under proposals the European

June 28, 2013
Total Views: 5

Sunday, June 23, 2013
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Hull Fouling Control: The Era of Innovation

In the absence of hull fouling control systems, within six months of active service a vessel could have up to 150 kilograms of marine life per square meter

June 23, 2013
Total Views: 418

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
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Environmental Rules Will Cost Ship Owners a Half Trillion Dollars

June 4 (Bloomberg) — Shipping faces $500 billion in extra costs to meet environmental legislation at a time when a rout in rates has become so severe

June 5, 2013
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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Fathom Unveils New Technology in 2nd Edition of Ship Efficiency: The Guide

Business is ever-cyclic and one man’s misery is another man’s opportunity. Whilst ship operators and owners have been feeling the pinch from

May 22, 2013
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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Engineering News

Shipowners and Crew Alike Find the Regulatory “Tsunami” a Big Problem

“Have we placed the mariner in a no-win situation?” asked Captain Anuj Chopra at yesterday’s Mare Forum conference in Washington, DC.

May 21, 2013
Total Views: 109

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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Engineering News

Hybrid Eco-Tug Delivered to NYK Line

Japan-based NYK Line welcomed a new hybrid tugboat into service at a recent inauguration ceremony at Yokohama Port. The tugboat Tsubasa will primarily assist

April 3, 2013
Total Views: 25

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
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Engineering News

Wärtsilä and Alfa Laval See Jump in Orders for Emissions Scrubbers

A jump in scrubber orders for Alfa Laval and Wartsila reflects a general trend of higher uptake of these systems. Finland’s Wartsila has received about

March 26, 2013
Total Views: 47

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

March 25, 2013
Total Views: 116