Tag: Foreship

Construction of Wasaline dual-fuel LNG ferry confirmed
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Construction of Wasaline dual-fuel LNG ferry confirmed

Construction of a Wasaline dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) ice-class ferry has been confirmed by Kvarken Link and Finnish builder Rauma Marine Constructions. The Super 1A Ice Class ferry will operate between Vaasa, Finland and Umeå, Sweden, carrying 1,500 lane metres of freight and 800 passengers The ferry will be low-emission, operating with a combination...

Foreship targets transparency on fuel consumption
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Foreship targets transparency on fuel consumption

  Fresh volatility in the oil markets and the approach of a new era in ship fuel use are combining to demand more accountable vessel efficiency modelling, says Janne Niittymäki, head of hydrodynamics, Foreship Fuel buyers have been watching oil price volatility closely over recent months, as a moderate recovery morphed into a three-year high...

Foreship warns of passenger vessel design and safety compromises
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Foreship warns of passenger vessel design and safety compromises

Naval architecture and engineering consultancy, Foreship, has warned that booming demand for expedition ships should not mean that good and safe shipbuilding practices for passenger vessels is compromised. The consultancy believes that a lack of consistency in the initial designs of a vessel is occurring as designs for ships above 10,000 GT are rushed to...