shipping efficiency

Friday, March 22, 2013
Engineering News

ABS, Maersk Line, and GasLog Discuss Efficient Shipping

At the Connecticut Maritime Association “Shipping 2013” conference this week, the American Bureau of Shipping hosted an energy efficiency

March 22, 2013
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Friday, March 15, 2013
Engineering News

DSME Delivers the Eagle Varna, the Latest Eco-Design Supertanker

AET announced today that they have accepted delivery of the Eagle Varna, a brand new 320,000 DWT VLCC recently built by DSME in Okpo, Korea. This new ship

March 15, 2013
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Monday, March 11, 2013
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Engineering News

Green Means Lean: Eco-Ships That Deliver

As a new wave of “eco-ships” enters the market, skepticism abounds about whether or not they deliver the benefits that they claim. There is concern

March 11, 2013
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DSME Delivers Pair of Environmentally-Friendly Suezmaxes for Almi Tankers

Almi Sun and Almi Explorer have been delivered by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Shipyard (DSME) and have commenced operations. These ships are

March 11, 2013
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Friday, March 8, 2013
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Engineering News

Propulsion-Enhancing Fins Installed on Hamburg Süd Containerships

Becker Twisted Fins, designed by Becker Marine Systems, were retrofitted onto seven “Santa” class container vessels of the fleet of liner shipping

March 8, 2013
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Friday, March 1, 2013
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Revised Chartering Contracts May Lead to More Efficient LNG Shipping Says Total

New chartering contracts for LNG are key to improving fuel efficiency in the sector, according to an official from French energy company Total. “The

March 1, 2013
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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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Certified LNG Tankers to Pay Lower Port Fees in Rotterdam

In a first for the industry, tankers transporting LNG will receive discounted port dues at the Port of Rotterdam. The discount of 6% will only apply to those

February 20, 2013
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Monday, February 11, 2013
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Power From Exhaust Gas: The Paybacks Of Waste Heat Recovery Systems

Waste Heat Recovery (WHR) systems are a proven technology that enables ship-owners to make better use of existing energy within the vessel’s full

February 11, 2013
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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European Commission Shows Support for Finnish Low-Emission Ships

The European Commission (EC) has agreed to a Finnish incentive program for investment in greener ships. The EC has found that amendments to this existing

January 30, 2013
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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

ABS Grants Energy Management Certifications to Leading Maritime Organizations

HOUSTON – The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) announced today the certification of several maritime industry leaders for adopting energy management

January 29, 2013
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Monday, January 28, 2013
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Engineering News

World’s First Electric Car Ferry Hits the Waves

In a boost for zero-emission vessels the “world’s first” electric car ferry has been launched in Norway. The 80-meter electric car ferry

January 28, 2013
Total Views: 44

Sunday, January 27, 2013
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New Suezmax Tanker Quotes 10-15% Fuel Savings

Suezmax tanker AST Sunshine is expected to deliver fuel savings of 10-15% compared to standard tonnage. The tanker, a third generation, fuel-efficient Suezmax,

January 27, 2013
Total Views: 92

Monday, January 21, 2013
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Compulsory Fuel-Switching in Hong Kong?

New proposals at the world’s third largest port may require all shippers that pass through the area to switch to low-sulphur fuels. In his latest policy

January 21, 2013
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Engineering News

Innovative Scrubber System for Canada Steamship Lines Bulker

Canada Steamship Lines (CSL) has confirmed it has installed and integrated Ecospec’s novel CSNOx system onboard one of its Great Lake carriers.

January 21, 2013
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Thursday, December 20, 2012
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DNV and GL Group Announce Landmark Merger

A merger of international classification superpowers has been announced today. Norwegian classification society Det Norske Veritas (DNV) and German

December 20, 2012
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Monday, December 3, 2012
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Oaktree Capital and Rickmers Partner to Build at Least 8 New Eco-Container Ships

Not to be outdone by their friends in Hong Kong, Los Angeles-based investment management firm, Oaktree Capital, and the Rickmers Group have joined forces

December 3, 2012
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Private Equity Firms Set Sights on Eco-Ships and the Distressed Shipping Market

(Bloomberg) — Carlyle Group LP and Tiger Group Investments’ ship fund is in talks about financing new vessels with five container lines as higher

December 3, 2012
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Friday, November 30, 2012
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Engineering News

Performance Optimization for the Commercial Shipping Market

Wärtsilä hosted a webinar yesterday on the subject of “Performance Optimization for the Merchant Marine Market” and it was moderated by Atte

November 30, 2012
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Friday, November 23, 2012

The Carbon War Room Convenes in Berlin Over Efficient Shipping

– Carbon War Room Global fuel prices are rising inexorably, while extraterritorial bodies are putting forth new and stricter environmental legislation

November 23, 2012
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012
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Engineering News

Could Wind Power Return to Commercial Shipping?

As the shipping industry endeavours to conserve expensive fossil fuels, cargo ship designers are now turning to the oldest source of power there is: the wind

November 14, 2012
Total Views: 168