Tag: <span>Fuel Efficiency</span>

Wärtsilä and Siem Offshore sign a 5-year Optimised Maintenance agreement
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Wärtsilä and Siem Offshore sign a 5-year Optimised Maintenance agreement

Wärtsilä has signed a five-year Optimised Maintenance Agreement with Siem Offshore to reduce fuel consumption and emissions of two offshore well intervention vessels owned by the Norwegian shipping company. The agreement will ensure the latest digital technology is applied to provide real-time monitoring and support to optimise maintenance of the vessels. The agreement, which was...

Wärtsilä Hybrid Solution to minimise carbon footprint of new Canadian ferry
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Wärtsilä Hybrid Solution to minimise carbon footprint of new Canadian ferry

A new ro-ro ferry being built for the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure will feature Wärtsilä’s advanced hybrid solution rather than a conventional propulsion arrangement to reduce fuel consumption and cut emissions. The vessel will operate in the Balfour – Kootenay Bay route across Kootenay Lake, a pristine environment. For this reason, a...

ABB’s analytics and AI suite cuts fuel consumption by 10 per cent
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ABB’s analytics and AI suite cuts fuel consumption by 10 per cent

The ABB Ability Genix Industrial Analytics and AI Suite, now available for shipping companies, is demonstrating how advanced analytics and Artificial Intelligence can drive better decisions and significant efficiency gains. ABB Ability Genix is a scalable advanced analytics platform that collects operational, engineering and information technology data from onboard equipment and converts it into actionable...

Kongsberg slashes costs of drilling operations by 25 per cent
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Kongsberg slashes costs of drilling operations by 25 per cent

A collaborative, green solution developed between Kongsberg Maritime, COSL Drilling Europe AS and drilling equipment provider NOV is poised to generate major environmental and financial savings in offshore drilling operations. COSL’s ambitious ‘Energy Control’ project has been launched as a means of simultaneously slashing greenhouse gas emissions and substantially lowering fuel and maintenance overheads on...

Hyundai partners with ABB on engine performance optimisation software
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Hyundai partners with ABB on engine performance optimisation software

Hyundai Global Services (HGS) has partnered with ABB to offer ABB’s Tekomar XPERT engine performance optimisation software. Under the agreement, HGS will recommend the solution as an enhancement option for all vessels built by Hyundai Heavy Industries from 2018. ABB Ability Tekomar XPERT uses advanced modelling based on operational data to optimise engine performance. The...

NAVTOR unveils vessel performance optimisation solution
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NAVTOR unveils vessel performance optimisation solution

e-Navigation solutions provider NAVTOR has announced the launch of NavFleet, a fleet management and performance optimisation solution. The application, developed over the past two years in collaboration with key shipowners, opens up a new horizon of possibilities for users – enabling real-time operational insight, performance optimisation and enhanced business decision making. NAVTOR CEO Tor Svanes...

ME-GI to power ultra-large Hapag-Lloyd containerships
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ME-GI to power ultra-large Hapag-Lloyd containerships

MAN Energy Solutions has won an order for six MAN B&W 11G95ME-GI Mk10.5 main engines in connection with the building of six ultra-large, 23,500+-teu container vessels for Hapag-Lloyd. The engines will be built in Korea and will offer the option of operating on LNG or conventional fuel, meeting Tier III emission standards through SCR (Selective...

“K” Line rolls out performance management system to chartered vessels
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“K” Line rolls out performance management system to chartered vessels

“K” Line has started the installation of the integrated ship operation and performance management system “Kawasaki Integrated Maritime Solutions” on chartered vessels. The company’s owned ships are also being equipped. This system, released in 2016, has so far been installed on about 140 vessels, mainly those owned by “K” Line. It has a variety of...

Researchers design new molecules that boost fuel efficiency
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Researchers design new molecules that boost fuel efficiency

Researchers from Trinity and TOTAL have designed, synthesised and tested new additives that increase fuel efficiency. Led by Professor Stephen Dooley in Trinity’s School of Physics, the Trinity researchers undertook the project as a result of an open competition by TOTAL, where their proposal welcomed several applications from research teams across the globe. The research...

Reygar develops motion comfort monitoring tool
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Reygar develops motion comfort monitoring tool

Reygar has been commissioned to develop an industry-first motion comfort monitoring tool capability within BareFLEET, Reygar’s remote monitoring and reporting platform. The new tool will track and analyse motion, fuel consumption and crew sickness in different cabin locations, with a specific focus on boosting safety and fitness to work aboard vessels supporting critical multi-day work...

Signal launches CO2 emissions tool
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Signal launches CO2 emissions tool

Tanker and dry bulk market participants are now able to assess the CO2 impact when chartering ships optimally positioned for their cargo, thanks to a new update on the Signal Ocean platform. The service is used by shipowners, traders and oil majors who control around half of the world’s crude oil spot tonnage and cargoes...

Norfin Offshore opts for Royston electronic fuel management system
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Norfin Offshore opts for Royston electronic fuel management system

Marine engineering and propulsion specialist Royston has completed the installation of an electronic fuel management system onboard a new offshore surfer crew boat, which will be operated by Norfin Offshore Group to support its marine and offshore operations in Nigeria. The scope of work involves the supply of an enginei system, featuring onboard HMIs (human...