Tag: <span>Energy Efficiency</span>

ABS, NYK, MTI and WinGD team up on modelling & simulation design project
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ABS, NYK, MTI and WinGD team up on modelling & simulation design project

ABS, NYK, the Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI) and WinGD have launched a modelling and simulation project to evaluate the impact of new technologies on a pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) design. The joint development project (JDP) will build a detailed digital model of the vessel’s hybrid propulsion and electrical generation and distribution system to...

HullWiper to begin operating in Guinea
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HullWiper to begin operating in Guinea

HullWiper and Agemar have signed a lease agreement to meet the growing demand for safe, eco-friendly hull cleaning solutions for vessels calling in Guinea, West Africa. Agemar Guinea (Agemar Agency & Logistics) is part of global maritime consultancy and maritime logistics solutions provider, the Agemar Group. It is the latest addition to HullWiper’s growing family...

Høglund to supply hybrid-electric system for Tipco carriers
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Høglund to supply hybrid-electric system for Tipco carriers

Integrated automation and energy specialist Høglund has been commissioned to supply advanced, fully integrated hybrid, automation, and digital solutions to two newbuild asphalt carriers owned by Continental Bitumen and managed & operated by Tipco Asphalt. The hybrid electric system will be integrated into, monitored, and controlled by Høglund’s IAS (Integrated Automation System) and PMS (Power...

Alfa Laval and Orcan Energy sign marine energy efficiency agreement
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Alfa Laval and Orcan Energy sign marine energy efficiency agreement

Alfa Laval and Orcan Energy have signed a cooperation agreement regarding sales of marine energy efficiency solutions based on Orcan’s organic rankine cycle (ORC) technology. Orcan Energy develops and manufactures ORC solutions for the direct conversion of waste heat energy into electricity. The company’s products can be found in a variety of industries and are...

Wärtsilä launches power limitation solutions for EEXI compliance
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Wärtsilä launches power limitation solutions for EEXI compliance

Wärtsilä has launched a new series of power limitation solutions that enable compliance with the IMO’s energy efficiency existing ship index (EEXI) regulation. The EEXI regulation comes into effect in 2023 and stipulates the minimum energy efficiency level for existing ships already in service. Wärtsilä’s new power limitation systems allow owners to meet this requirement,...

Kongsberg Maritime teams up with Norsepower to offer wind power to shipowners
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Kongsberg Maritime teams up with Norsepower to offer wind power to shipowners

Kongsberg Maritime (KM) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Norsepower to add wind propulsion to KM’s integrated power and propulsion systems. Under the MoU, shipowners and shipyards will be able to choose between fully integrated systems, or solutions incorporating stand-alone products. By teaming up with Norsepower, KM adds wind propulsion to its portfolio...

Himalaya Shipping to fit 12 bulkers with ABB shaft generator solutions
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Himalaya Shipping to fit 12 bulkers with ABB shaft generator solutions

Himalaya Shipping has chosen to fit twelve of its ultra large bulk carriers with shaft generators with a Power-Take-Off (PTO) solution from ABB. The shaft generator solutions will comprise new drive systems and permanent magnet technology, improving the energy efficiency of these vessels by up to four per cent while enhancing operational flexibility. ABB’s full...

Tharsis installs sails on diesel-electric cargo ship
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Tharsis installs sails on diesel-electric cargo ship

Tharsis Sea-River Shipping has concluded the installation of two retractable wing sails on its 88m, 2,364 dwt diesel-electric general cargo vessel, M/V Tharsis. The installation tool place at the Neptune Shipyard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam, near Rotterdam. The work was undertaken at the same time as the vessel was having its air lubrication system upgraded. The 3m...

Berg accelerates drive into electric propulsion
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Berg accelerates drive into electric propulsion

Berg Propulsion has signed a key supplier and cooperation agreement to provide systems integration capability for Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch permanent magnet (PM) and power electronics products. The cooperation creates a new and combined force offering the robustness and efficiency of propulsion systems where electric motors directly drive the propeller shaft. Berg’s integrator...

Marsoft’s GreenScreen recognised by Gold Standard
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Marsoft’s GreenScreen recognised by Gold Standard

Marsoft has announced that the Gold Standard – the pre-eminent global carbon registry – has accepted Marsoft’s GreenScreen-based methodology as the basis for issuing carbon credits for investments that reduce CO2 emissions from ships. Marsoft’s GreenScreen retrofit evaluation platform, developed in collaboration with the MIT Sea Grant Design Lab, provides an accurate assessment of the...

Wärtsilä commits to carbon neutrality by 2030
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Wärtsilä commits to carbon neutrality by 2030

Wärtsilä has announced its “Set for 30” commitment to achieving ambitious climate targets. The company’s goal by 2030 is to become carbon neutral in its own operations, and to provide a product portfolio which will be ready for zero carbon fuels. Wärtsilä’s carbon neutrality target covers direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the company’s own...

IMO mandate may be too slow to reduce GHG emissions, warns RightShip
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IMO mandate may be too slow to reduce GHG emissions, warns RightShip

RightShip has argued that the IMO’s Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) and Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions slated for 2023 may be too slow to enforce change by only factoring in operational considerations, missing out on the crucial emissions reduction capabilities of the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI). RightShip’s...