Tag: <span>Energy Efficiency</span>

Wallenius Marine Joins the International Windship Association
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Wallenius Marine Joins the International Windship Association

Swedish shipping company Wallenius Marine has joined the the International Windship Association (IWSA), the not-for-profit organisation that brings together over 130 members from across the industry to promote and help facilitate the uptake of wind propulsion for commercial shipping. The announcement follows last month’s news which saw the unveiling of Wallenius Marine’s newly designed wind-powered...

Odfjell pilots new fuel cell solution
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Odfjell pilots new fuel cell solution

A new fuel cell project run by partners from shipping, R&D, and oil & gas will see a pilot system that can use different types of fuel tested at the Sustainable Energy catapult centre in Norway before installation onboard one of Odfjell’s newest chemical tankers for a trial period. The new technology opens for many...

Pangaea rolls out voyage optimisation solution by Nautilus
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Pangaea rolls out voyage optimisation solution by Nautilus

Nautilus Labs and owner/operator Pangaea Logistics Solutions have expanded their partnership to roll out Nautilus Labs’ voyage optimisation solution across a larger part of Pangaea’s fleet of bulk carriers. Pangaea and Nautilus began their initial collaboration in October 2018 and have since committed to expanding it to 12 vessels in Pangaea’s fleet. According to Pangaea,...

Sterling PBES launches ‘Microgrid in a box’
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Sterling PBES launches ‘Microgrid in a box’

Energy Storage System (ESS) specialist Sterling PBES has announced the launch of CanPower, an all-encompassing ESS ‘Microgrid in a Box’ that can add energy storage to virtually any vessel without the need for complex design and build times. ESS are becoming increasingly popular as a way to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and meet...

Finnlines begins construction of hybrid ro-ro
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Finnlines begins construction of hybrid ro-ro

Finnlines has begun construction of its second new hybrid ro-ro vessel at the Chinese Nanjing Jinling shipyard. The vessel is being built as part of the company’s EUR 500 million newbuilding programme, which includes three green hybrid ro-ro vessels as well as two eco-friendly Superstar ro-pax vessels to further increase Finnlines’ energy efficiency. The vessels will...

Chinese hybrid-electric vessel powered by ABB technology
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Chinese hybrid-electric vessel powered by ABB technology

The newbuilt vessel, Shenhai 01, features a full scope of ABB’s electric, digital and connected solutions that help support sustainable operations and enhance safety and efficiency. The first Chinese-built hybrid emergency rescue vessel is powered by ABB’s bridge-to-propeller technologies, including Azipod electric propulsion, energy storage system and state-of-the-art automation and control solutions that further optimise...

CorPower Ocean secures 9M EUR funding for wave energy tech
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CorPower Ocean secures 9M EUR funding for wave energy tech

Wave energy technology firm CorPower Ocean has secured EUR 9 million in funding for its new generation of high-efficiency Wave Energy Converters (WECs), which are inspired by the pumping principles of the human heart. The advanced control technology allows large amounts of energy to be harvested using small, low-cost devices. A unique solution makes them...

Modularisation could cut costs and overhaul the ship design and production process
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Modularisation could cut costs and overhaul the ship design and production process

The Transport: Advanced and Modular (TrAM) research project aims to develop a zero emission fast going passenger vessel through advanced modular production that has previously not been demonstrated. 14 project partners are working together with new manufacturing methods to achieve a 25 per cent lower production cost and 70 per cent cut in engineering costs...

SCHOTTEL unveils new medium-sized azimuth thrusters
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SCHOTTEL unveils new medium-sized azimuth thrusters

Manufacturer of marine propulsion system SCHOTTEL has introduced a new series of medium-sized azimuth thrusters.  The M-series consists of several rudder propeller sizes covering a power range of 400 to 1,000 kW. Its modular system ensures the perfect fit for any vessel design. The first units of the M-series have already been delivered. With the...