Tag: <span>Fuel Handling</span>

Wärtsilä delivers cargo handling & fuel supply systems for six Petredec LPG carriers
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Wärtsilä delivers cargo handling & fuel supply systems for six Petredec LPG carriers

Wärtsilä has won the contract to supply the cargo handling and fuel supply systems for six new 93,000 m3 capacity liquid petroleum gas (LPG) carrier vessels. The ships are being built at the Jiangnan Shipyard in China for Singapore-based Petredec. These will be among the largest vessels of this type ever built. They will be fitted with...

Høglund and HB Hunte develop tank concept for LPG and CO2 transportation
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Høglund and HB Hunte develop tank concept for LPG and CO2 transportation

Automation, gas and system integration specialist, Høglund Marine Solutions, in collaboration with Oldenburg-based HB Hunte Engineering, has developed a breakthrough tank concept for LPG and CO2 transportation, based on existing, proven technology. The new system more than doubles current vessel cargo capacity to transport liquefied CO2, representing a vital step forward in the development of...

HHI awarded digital twin certification for fuel tank safety
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HHI awarded digital twin certification for fuel tank safety

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has developed a Digital Health Management system (DHM) for safety and operational efficiency of IMO Type-B LNG fuel tanks. This new and advanced system has achieved Approval in Principal (AiP) of its “Digital Twin READY” Type-B LNG fuel tanks.  This AIP was achieved through close cooperation with the Liberian Registry (LISCR)...

Brookes Bell to develop fuel testing and paint analysis facility
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Brookes Bell to develop fuel testing and paint analysis facility

Technical and scientific consultancy Brookes Bell has announced plans to develop a high-end laboratory to deliver comprehensive metallurgy, fuel testing, paint analysis and non-destructive testing facilities to help deliver a more comprehensive service to its maritime clients. The 8,000 square foot laboratory will also support entry into new markets. The facility will be commissioned in...

ClassNK grants AiP to Kawasaki for LPG fuel supply system
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ClassNK grants AiP to Kawasaki for LPG fuel supply system

ClassNK has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) based on its Rule Part N which adopts IGC Code and its Guidelines for Ships Using Low-Flashpoint Fuels” to Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) for its liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fuel supply system. Utilising the expertise from the design and construction of LPG carrier, LNG carrier, and LNG...

Joint Industry Guidance on 0.5 per cent sulphur fuels published
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Joint Industry Guidance on 0.5 per cent sulphur fuels published

A new Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.5 per cent sulphur marine fuel has been published to provide stakeholders across the marine fuels and shipping industries with guidance on these low-sulphur fuel blends. Developed by CIMAC, IPIECA, and IBIA among other organisations, the publication presents the specific safety and operational issues...

Auramarine secures 15,000th order for fuel management system
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Auramarine secures 15,000th order for fuel management system

Auramarine, the provider of fuel supply systems for the marine and power industries, has announced a milestone 15,000th order for its fuel supply and management auxiliary units. Many of the main and auxiliary engines of vessels currently in operation will originally have been designed to run on fuels that have different properties from the new...

New hydrocracker unit opens in Rotterdam
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New hydrocracker unit opens in Rotterdam

The Port of Rotterdam is celebrating the start-up of an advanced hydrocracker plant that combines proprietary process and catalyst technology to efficiently produce both high-quality base stocks and ultra-low sulphur diesel. The construction represents an investment of more than a billion euros and will help meet demand for high-quality base stocks for lubricants and ultra-low...

New module from Royston identifies optimum vessel speed
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New module from Royston identifies optimum vessel speed

Diesel power specialist Royston has enhanced its Eco Speed analysis capability as part of its enginei electronic fuel management system (EFMS) to enable ship operators to identify and maintain optimum vessel speeds for efficient fuel usage across different operational modes. Devised with marine engineering specialists from Newcastle University, the Eco Speed feature enables shipping operators...

A smart approach to bunker management
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A smart approach to bunker management

A new software tool has found that shipowners and operators can save on average three per cent of fuel and related costs by optimising their bunker management strategy. VPO Global spoke with Christian Plum, co-founder of Danish maritime software company BunkerMetric to find out more about making smart bunker management decisions in a volatile market....