Tag: <span>Energy Efficiency</span>

Joining forces to tackle biofouling
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Joining forces to tackle biofouling

A new international effort initiated by environmental NGO Bellona and supported by Jotun and other companies in the maritime industry, aims to develop an industry standard for proactive hull cleaning to tackle the global biofouling issue. The build-up of marine life on ships’ hulls, known as biofouling, is an age-old problem for ship operators and...

Eastaway chooses Wärtsilä solutions for EEXI compliance
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Eastaway chooses Wärtsilä solutions for EEXI compliance

Eastaway Ship Management has selected Wärtsilä’s Power Limitation Solutions for six ships to improve the vessels’ energy efficiency existing ship index (EEXI) rating in line with requirements coming into force in 2023. Wärtsilä will provide its new Wärtsilä Shaft Power Limitation (ShaPoLi), together with a propulsion system control upgrade for six container vessels equipped with...

Alfa Laval joins the Methanol Institute
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Alfa Laval joins the Methanol Institute

Alfa Laval has become a member of the Methanol Institute, a global trade association for the methanol industry that represents methanol producers, distributors and technology companies. The Methanol Institute works to protect existing markets for methanol while promoting the growth of emerging energy markets. One key area of growth is the marine industry, where the...

ABB tech chosen for new hybrid-electric ferries
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ABB tech chosen for new hybrid-electric ferries

ABB has secured a large order from the Polish shipbuilder Remontowa Shiprepair Yard to supply integrated power, automation and propulsion solutions to three large passenger and car ferries to operate in the Baltic Sea. The 195-metre-long ferries will each have capacity for up to 400 passengers and 200 trucks and will be delivered to the...

CII simulator enables VPS to optimise vessel operation and CII rating
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CII simulator enables VPS to optimise vessel operation and CII rating

In view of the global fight against climate change and in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goal 13, the shipping world is taking urgent actions to combat climate change and its impacts. The requirements for transparency of operational emissions and action-taking on energy efficiency and CO2 reduction will only increase going forward, in terms...

New shaft generator boosts energy efficiency by 4 per cent
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New shaft generator boosts energy efficiency by 4 per cent

The latest in-line shaft generator from ABB will enable ship operators to benefit from the efficiency, performance and reliability advantages of permanent magnet technology. The new generator brings flexibility and ease of installation to a wide range of vessels including bulk carriers, container carriers, liquid natural gas tankers and ferries transporting passengers and cars. The...

Alewijnse and Ingeteam team up to deliver hybrid and electric propulsion
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Alewijnse and Ingeteam team up to deliver hybrid and electric propulsion

Alewijnse and Ingeteam have joined forces to work together towards a more sustainable maritime supply chain by initiating and facilitating the development and integration of hybrid and electric propulsion systems. Alewijnse and Ingeteam will work closely together in offering energy efficient hybrid and electric propulsion systems, energy storage systems, electric motors and frequency drives. The...

ABB’s SureWave helps cut emissions in port
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ABB’s SureWave helps cut emissions in port

ABB’s new SureWave Static Frequency Converter ensures the static, seamless, and automated transfer of power from a ship’s onboard generator to an onshore power source, removing the need to use diesel burning generators when in port. Switching to this next generation of static conversion technology will enable shipowners to avoid fines and taxes imposed for...

StormGeo launches carbon intensity indicator tool for ships
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StormGeo launches carbon intensity indicator tool for ships

StormGeo has launched a new Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) Dashboard that provides ship operators with the ultimate digital tool for calculating, reporting, and proactively improving the CII rankings of their fleet. Speaking with VPO Global ahead of the launch, Dr. Thilo Dückert, vice president fleet performance management at StormGeo explained that CII is an important...

North Sea Container Line to roll out Navidium cleantech solution
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North Sea Container Line to roll out Navidium cleantech solution

North Sea Container Line (NCL) is planning on rolling out Navidium’s cleantech solutions across its fleet.  Navidium’s Fleet Management Dashboard will provide a centralised real-time overview of the entire fleet, allowing for oversight of a specific vessel or multiple vessels at once. The product is designed to ensure full compliance with all environmental regulations without...

VesselsValue adds energy efficiency rating to data offering
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VesselsValue adds energy efficiency rating to data offering

Data provider VesselsValue (VV) has added an energy efficiency rating function to its data offering, helping clients to access, customise and compare vessels’ energy efficiency ratings. This latest feature combines VV’s extensive shipping data with the IMO’s framework to calculate the energy efficiency score for an individual vessel, whether existing, energy efficiency existing ship index...