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Uni-Tankers achieves 12 per cent fuel savings with engine optimisation solution
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Uni-Tankers achieves 12 per cent fuel savings with engine optimisation solution

Uni-Tankers has achieved a fuel saving of 12.2 per cent on its chemical/oil products tanker Endelo Swan following ten months of test sailing using a fuel saving solution by Danish start-up Frugal Technologies.  The start-up’s solution, Frugal Propulsion helps to optimise the fuel consumption of vessels. It is a patented and class-approved on-top system which ensures that...

IMO and Germany collaborate to cut maritime emissions in Asia
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IMO and Germany collaborate to cut maritime emissions in Asia

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety of Germany (BMU) have signed an agreement to undertake the preparatory activities leading to the development of a project proposal to reduce maritime transport emissions in East and Southeast Asian countries. The project is supported through the International...

Flag and class leaders unite to support shipping with technology challenges
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Flag and class leaders unite to support shipping with technology challenges

Several flag states and classification societies have united to launch the Maritime Technologies Forum (MTF) to provide technical and regulatory research, expertise and leadership to assist the shipping sector and its regulators address technology challenges. Founding members of the MTF include American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), DNV, Japan’s Maritime Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport...

Nautilus and Datum announce vessel digitalisation and data partnership
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Nautilus and Datum announce vessel digitalisation and data partnership

Nautilus Labs and Datum Electronics have announced a partnership that will provide shipowners, operators, technical managers, and charterers a comprehensive solution for vessel digitalisation and predictive decision support. Leveraging data provided by hardware leaders, Nautilus builds vessel-specific, machine learning-based performance models to reduce fuel consumption, emissions, and maintenance spend. By unifying stakeholders around a single...

Industry leaders collaborate to develop guidance on the safe use of ammonia
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Industry leaders collaborate to develop guidance on the safe use of ammonia

The Lloyd’s Register Maritime Decarbonisation Hub (LR) and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping have joined forces in a new project to develop guidance around the safe use of ammonia as a fuel to support the shipping industry’s drive towards a decarbonised future. Industry partners involved in the project include A.P. Moller-Maersk, MAN Energy Solutions, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, NYK Line and Total. Ammonia as a fuel...

LNG carrier achieves 6.6 per cent fuel savings with Silverstream system
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LNG carrier achieves 6.6 per cent fuel savings with Silverstream system

Silverstream Technologies’ air lubrication system has achieved 6.6 per cent fuel savings onboard a Shell-chartered LNG carrier.  The 170,000 cbm Methane Patricia Camila carried out normal operations and the technology was tested at various speeds to calculate fuel and emissions savings. The System was successfully retrofitted on the 2010-built LNGC during its October 2020 planned dry...

Industry consortium to develop ammonia-fuelled engine
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Industry consortium to develop ammonia-fuelled engine

MAN Energy Solutions has begun the ‘AmmoniaMot’ project. Initiated by MAN with partners from industry and research institutes, it aims to define the steps necessary to produce a dual-fuel, medium-speed engine capable of running on diesel-fuel and ammonia. Supported by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi), and due to run for three...

GreenSteam: making AI analytics accessible
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GreenSteam: making AI analytics accessible

GreenSteam scientists have spent the last 12 months improving the clarity and accuracy of AI analytics for ship performance insights. Two new solutions have been launched to improve access to high quality, high-frequency AI-driven data. One of two major challenges shipping companies face today when looking to optimise vessel performance is acquiring clear, accurate and...

XShip: a software platform for ship performance and analytics
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XShip: a software platform for ship performance and analytics

XShip is a performance and analytics software platform.  It has helped almost 1500 vessels spread across different geographies and has aided some of the largest shipping companies in streamlining their operations, reducing cost and thus emissions. XShip helps clients monitor fleets of vessels by collecting and analysing data from systems already installed onboard vessels.  Thus, not...