shipping efficiency


Friday, January 13, 2012
abb ship electrical power distribution onboard dcgrid
Engineering News

Exciting Times in Marine Engineering – A Look at the Evolution and Future of Electrical Power [VIDEO]

With power generation, grids and networks constantly expanding, the need for additional efficient and environmentally friendly power has never been greater.

January 13, 2012
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Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Press Releases

Hamworthy Krystallon signs contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries for full scrubber system on VLGC

Hamworthy Krystallon, the leading marine scrubbing technology manufacturer, signed a significant contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the worldʼs

January 11, 2012
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Friday, January 6, 2012
Blog

Part 4: Operations and Maintenance Considerations to Increase Shipping Efficiency

In the 4th, and final chapter of this series on shipping efficiency technology, improvement in Operation and Maintenance procedures are considered.      A

January 6, 2012
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Thursday, January 5, 2012
Blog

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
Total Views: 420

Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Blog

Part 1: How to Design a More Efficient Ship

Wärtsilä put together a presentation recently that evaluated a number of new technologies and design concepts aimed at cutting operating costs, while at the

January 4, 2012
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propeller propulsion
Blog

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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Novel 2000 TEU Container Feeder Vessel ABB Knud Hansen
Engineering News

ABB and Knud E. Hansen Team Up to Design Highly Efficient Container Feeder Vessel [Q/A]

Knud E. Hansen Naval Architects and ABB unveiled a joint project yesterday for a highly efficient 2000 TEU container feeder vessel destined for Thailand.  By

January 4, 2012
Total Views: 87

Friday, December 9, 2011
K Line LNG tanker japan
Blog

Q&A With Lloyd’s Register – Things are No Longer “Business-as-Usual”

I met up with Ginger Garte and Jim Fernie from Lloyd’s Register this past week at the International Workboat Show to get their take on the evolution of

December 9, 2011
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Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Karine Langlois
News

IMO’s Work to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from International Shipping – Q&A

IMO’s Karine Langlois speaks with Eivind Vagslid, the Deputy Director and Head of IMO’s Air pollution and Climate change section on IMO’s

December 7, 2011
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Monday, November 28, 2011
Iskes Towage & Salvage Damen tug Argus
Engineering News

The Green Tug Project – Energy Efficient Design for Workboats

In November 2011 Iskes Towage & Salvage took its first Damen tug into operation: the ASD 2810 ‘Argus’. Pleased with its capabilities, Iskes

November 28, 2011
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Thursday, August 11, 2011
b9-shipping-sail-powered-ship small
Multimedia

Square riggers are back!!! A sail powered container ship for the 21st century

The age of sail may be getting a new beginning… and we couldn’t be more excited about the idea. Imagine being off Ambrose Light and witnessing a

August 11, 2011
Total Views: 79

Saturday, August 6, 2011
US Navy cruiser exercise battlegroup tandem thrust
Defense

We Sail the Ocean Blue, but We’re Going Green, Too

USS Carl Vinson Strike Group, Exercise Tandem Thrust 2003, US Navy Photo WASHINGTON (Dow Jones) Rear Adm. (Ret.) Robert James’s characterization of

August 6, 2011
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Thursday, August 4, 2011
Germanischer Lloyd ship's trim Eco Assistant
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

August 4, 2011
Total Views: 129

Thursday, July 21, 2011
Multimedia

Interview with Dr. Eleanor Kirtley: Discussion on the EEDI and the new IMO regulations

gCaptain.com’s Rob Almeida interviews Dr. Eleanor Kirtley from the Seattle-based naval architecture firm Glosten and Associates. Their discussion focuses

July 21, 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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Thursday, February 3, 2011
Blog

NYK Super Eco Ship 2030 – update

As an update to our April 2009 blog post, NYK Line has released a new video outlining more details of their Super Eco Ship concept design. Highlights of this

February 3, 2011
Total Views: 77

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
News

Wallenius Wilhelmsen to Award Grants for Clean Technologies.

WWL opens 2011 application period for Orcelle Grants to support clean-tech entrepreneurs. 02.02.2011– Oslo, Norway Today, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics

February 2, 2011
Total Views: 28

Thursday, April 23, 2009
Ship Design

Interesting Ship of The Week – NYK Super Eco Ship 2030

In celebration of Earth Day, NYK Line released the initial exploratory design for its NYK Super Eco Ship 2030, an energy-efficient ship expected to emit almost

April 23, 2009
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