Tag: <span>Fuel Efficiency</span>

Wärtsilä shaft generator systems to deliver fuel savings for LNG carriers
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Wärtsilä shaft generator systems to deliver fuel savings for LNG carriers

Wärtsilä has been chosen to supply four shaft generator systems to provide power take-off from the main engines for two LNG carrier vessels managed by Capital Gas Ship Management. Power take-off enables the main engine to generate electricity for onboard use, thereby reducing fuel consumption, lowering emission levels, and improving both the vessels Energy Efficiency...

Carnival opts for air lubrication tech for new cruise liner
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Carnival opts for air lubrication tech for new cruise liner

Carnival Corporation has committed to installing Silverstream Technologies’ fuel-saving air lubrication system to its Excel-class cruise ship, currently known as hull S717. The technology is expected to deliver fuel and emissions savings of more than 5 per cent and the order has been placed by or from Meyer Werft shipyard with the 344m vessel set...

Weathernews’ carbon monitoring service wins ClassNK approval
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Weathernews’ carbon monitoring service wins ClassNK approval

ClassNK has formally endorsed Weathernews’ (WNI) innovative Carbon Intensity Monitoring (CIM) service to monitor and visualise CO2 emissions from ships. CIM was launched in April this year and is now fully operational. In June 2021, the IMO adopted a new fuel performance rating system to help meet greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets from shipping. Starting...

WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions
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WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions

WinGD has developed an ecosystem of solutions around the main engine that enhances energy efficiency and enables a seamless transition to new fuels, helping the shipping industry to meet ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals. The WinGD solutions deploy digital vessel optimisation and battery-hybrid energy systems to improve the energy efficiency and future fuel...

MSC to save EUR 250M in fuel costs with air lubrication technology
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MSC to save EUR 250M in fuel costs with air lubrication technology

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has opted to fit more than 30 air lubrication systems from Silverstream Technologies to existing orders of newbuild large container ships. The installations are expected to reduce carbon emissions by 1.6 million tonnes and save over EUR 257.5 million over the vessels’ lifecycles of approximately 25 years. The order relates to...

ABB launches containerised energy storage system
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ABB launches containerised energy storage system

ABB has responded to rising demand for low and zero emissions from ships by developing a containerised energy storage system (ESS) – a complete, plug-in solution to install sustainable marine energy storage at scale. The Containerised ESS is housed in a 20ft high-cube ISO container and ready to integrate with the vessel’s main power distribution...

K Line agrees time charter of LPG fuelled VLGC
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K Line agrees time charter of LPG fuelled VLGC

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has reached an agreement with GYXIS Corporation to enter into a time charter contract for a new liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fuelled very large gas carrier (VLGC) for LPG/ammonia transport. The Kawasaki Heavy Industries built 86,700 cubic metre vessel will be equipped with LPG dual fuel system and reduce the...

ioCurrents sets up EMEA division
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ioCurrents sets up EMEA division

ioCurrents’ edge computing platform MarineInsight has experienced a surge in demand in recent months as the shipping sector steps up to meet decarbonisation goals. To meet growing demand, a new Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) division has been established. ioCurrents is designed to provide shipowners and charterers with meaningful insights into vessel fuel consumption,...

Wärtsilä upgrades 20DF dual-fuel engine to deliver more power
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Wärtsilä upgrades 20DF dual-fuel engine to deliver more power

Wärtsilä has introduced an upgraded version of its popular Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel engine. The new version will deliver increased power output, have a reduced environmental impact, and will feature a lower fuel consumption. It will also further increase the engine’s fuel flexibility by allowing a much wider gas quality span, down to methane number (MN)...

HSD Engine partners with ABB on engine performance optimisation
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HSD Engine partners with ABB on engine performance optimisation

Korean engine manufacturer HSD Engine is to offer ABB’s diagnostics and advisory software Tekomar XPERT to shipowners operating its two-stroke and four-stroke marine engines. Tekomar XPERT is a digital performance optimisation platform applicable to any engine that can help shipping companies achieve fuel savings and greenhouse gas emission reductions. Under the agreement, HSD Engine will...

METIS contributes to EU decarbonisation project
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METIS contributes to EU decarbonisation project

METIS Cyberspace Technology is contributing to an EU-backed project that will test clean energy solutions on board vessels to help achieve decarbonisation targets. The ENGIMMONIA project comprises two main areas of focus: promoting the global adoption of alternative fuels – namely ammonia – in shipping to reduce the industry’s carbon footprint; and adapting clean energy...

Güngen commits entire fleet to Vessel Insight
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Güngen commits entire fleet to Vessel Insight

Turkish-owned and registered shipping company Güngen Denizcilik ve Ticaret has committed its entire fleet of six Suezmax crude oil-tankers to Kongsberg Digital’s Vessel Insight infrastructure. Güngen’s immediate goal for installing Vessel Insight is to benchmark the vessels within its fleet, providing the foundation for increased fuel savings and reduced emissions. The strategic purpose is to...