Tag: <span>Environmental Technology</span>

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...

Yara partners with BARTech to offer fuel-saving WindWings solution
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Yara partners with BARTech to offer fuel-saving WindWings solution

Yara Marine Technologies has entered into a partnership with BAR Technologies (BARTech) to offer WindWings technology to shipowners globally and manage the value chain of procurement, construction, installation, service and training for WindWings in global locations. WindWings offers up to a 30 per cent reduction in fuel consumption for bulk carriers, tankers and other large...

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...

Ecochlor launches filterless BWMS
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Ecochlor launches filterless BWMS

Ecochlor has announced the launch of EcoOne, a new ballast water management system (BWMS) that operates without a filter.  “By eliminating the filter, we have taken simplicity and reliability in ballasting operations to the maximum level. Whilst, at the same time, we have maintained the original Ecochlor BWMS’ high performance and service that customers expect...

Wärtsilä reports record-breaking year for scrubber orders
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Wärtsilä reports record-breaking year for scrubber orders

Wärtsilä has reported a record-breaking amount of scrubber deliveries in 2020, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting the continued interest in exhaust gas abatement systems as long-term solutions for the global fleet. A significant order was booked in November 2020 with a Japanese shipyard, Japan Marine United (JMU), to install a 25MW scrubber on a new...

MSC Cruises rated no.1 cruise company for environmental reporting
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MSC Cruises rated no.1 cruise company for environmental reporting

The Gilese Foundation has published its findings on cruise companies’ environmental reporting over the last year, placing MSC Cruises at the top.  MSC Cruises states in its sustainability report: “Our ultimate goal is to build zero emissions ships. We acknowledge that this will take time, and that climate change is an urgent issue. This is...

Control the controllables
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Control the controllables

What shipping companies can do today to reduce their environmental footprint (and save money) By Aaron Holton, CEO, Tres Solutions  Pull up any shipping journal and it’s not difficult to ascertain what the maritime industry is focused on. In an informal review last week, 20 per cent of the headlines across four leading industry news...

OneOcean launches EnviroManager+
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OneOcean launches EnviroManager+

OneOcean has launched EnviroManager+, a new add-on to EnviroManager that enables shipping companies to apply their own environmental procedures in an instant, to deliver timely, position-based information and clarity across the fleet with location specific policies. Available to commercial maritime companies as well as cruise and superyacht operators, EnviroManager+ allows company-specific regulations to be applied...

Intership Navigation rolls out OneOcean’s EnviroManager
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Intership Navigation rolls out OneOcean’s EnviroManager

Shipowner Intership Navigation has chosen OneOcean’s digital compliance platform EnviroManager to help the shipping company reduce environmental risks, comply with international regulations and avoid potential fines.   Failing to meet environmental regulations at sea can result in potential fines and detentions as well as affecting company reputation. Currently operating on over 2,000 vessels worldwide, OneOcean’s...

“K” Line launches revised Environmental Vision for 2050
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“K” Line launches revised Environmental Vision for 2050

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) has revised its Environmental Vision 2050 – Blue Seas for the Future report to strengthen its initiatives towards the reduction of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The “K” Line Environmental Vision 2050 was launched in 2015, setting forth long-term goals to reduce emissions and increase research into advanced technology. “K”...

Using digital innovation to promote environmental sustainability
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Using digital innovation to promote environmental sustainability

Tres Solutions’ CEO, Aaron Holton looks closely at how large companies use vessel performance solutions to support ESG initiatives. Background As a former management consultant, I spend a lot of time observing how companies communicate with their shareholders/investors, customers, employees and other stakeholders. Consistently, leaders rally these groups around key strategic themes, which are intended...