Tag: <span>Fuel Efficiency</span>

Tallink chooses ABB optimisation software for latest ferry
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Tallink chooses ABB optimisation software for latest ferry

Estonian ferry operator Tallink has chosen ABB Ability Marine Advisory Systems’, OCTOPUS to boost efficiency of the car ferry MyStar on the 80-km trans-Baltic route between Tallinn, Estonia, and Helsinki, Finland. OCTOPUS optimisation software will collect and transfer operational data from the vessel’s onboard systems to the ABB Ability Marine Fleet Portal – a solution...

ONE expands partnership with StormGeo to enhance fuel efficiency
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ONE expands partnership with StormGeo to enhance fuel efficiency

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has furthered its partnership with StormGeo, providing ONE with greater access to ship routing services for better fleet performance monitoring, maintenance, and safety. The partnership began in July 2019 and has expanded to include enhanced routing, ETA services for sensitive trade routes, and fleet-wide installation of StormGeo’s onboard software, s-Planner BVS....

Wärtsilä to provide optimised maintenance for Minerva Gas LNG carriers
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Wärtsilä to provide optimised maintenance for Minerva Gas LNG carriers

Greece-based Minerva Gas has signed optimised maintenance agreements with Wärtsilä for five of its LNG carrier vessels. The advanced support package is designed to ensure operational certainty with budgeted maintenance costs. The agreements were signed in March 2021. Included in the scope of the agreements is Wärtsilä’s Expert Insight, a service that leverages artificial intelligence...

Grimaldi ro-ro achieves 5 per cent fuel savings with Silverstream system
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Grimaldi ro-ro achieves 5 per cent fuel savings with Silverstream system

Grimaldi Group’s newbuild ro-ro vessel Eco Valencia has achieved fuel savings of 5.1 per cent during a trial of Silverstream Technologies’ air lubrication system. The vessel has been trialling Silverstream’s system in the Mediterranean with comprehensive testing at various vessel speeds and across a range of sea states to calculate and prove fuel and emissions...

Jotun launches advanced hull optimisation programme
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Jotun launches advanced hull optimisation programme

Jotun has launched an advanced hull optimisation programme called HullKeeper to enable ship operators to improve hull efficiency, lower costs and improve environmental performance. Designed by Jotun’s team of hull performance experts, the four-part programme optimises hull performance, regardless of the chosen coating. Ship operators can take full control of their operations through hull monitoring,...

DNV awards AiP to DSME for rotor sail system
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DNV awards AiP to DSME for rotor sail system

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from DNV for the DSME rotor sail system, an eco-friendly ship technology applicable to large oil tankers and LNG carriers. The approved rotor sail system is one of the next-generation fuel-saving eco-friendly auxiliary propulsion technologies. A rotor sail system incorporates the installation...

Van Oord signs maintenance and optimisation agreement with ABB Turbocharging
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Van Oord signs maintenance and optimisation agreement with ABB Turbocharging

Dutch dredging company Van Oord has signed a three-year agreement with ABB Turbocharging to provide fleetwide maintenance and optimisation services. The agreement comes as two Van Oord vessels receive the first turbocharger upgrades of their kind in the dredger sector, saving thousands of tons in fuel and carbon emissions over the next decade. The service...

Deltamarin introduces new LNG-powered container feeder design
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Deltamarin introduces new LNG-powered container feeder design

Deltamarin has introduced the new state-of-the-art LNG-powered Kielmax container vessel of the C.Delta series, C.Delta2100. This new design is based on extensive research and development work to establish the best-in-class design in terms of cargo capacity, flexibility and fuel economy, as well as the proven performance of the built Polar Code C.Delta2150 design. The vessel...

Brightree to offer fuel consumption monitoring under Inmarsat Fleet Connect
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Brightree to offer fuel consumption monitoring under Inmarsat Fleet Connect

Brightree and Inmarsat have signed an agreement for Brightree to join the group of certified application providers to offer a dedicated application for Inmarsat’s Fleet Connect service. Fleet Connect is a dedicated bandwidth service that provides connectivity independent of the shipowners’ primary bandwidth, allowing Application Providers to have an always-on, or on-demand, two-way communication channel...

Windship Technology powers zero emission ship design
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Windship Technology powers zero emission ship design

British company Windship Technology has confirmed the findings from the Wolfson Unit of the University of Southampton following a detailed study into its innovative and patented triple wing rig. After extensive testing and VPP work conducted at the Wolfson Unit and further Computational Fluid Dynamics and aerodynamic performance optimisation conducted by Cape Horn Engineering, it...