Tag: <span>Fuel Optimisation</span>

Deltamarin and GTT receive AiP for LNG-fuelled Aframax design
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Deltamarin and GTT receive AiP for LNG-fuelled Aframax design

Deltamarin and GTT have received Approval in Principle (AiP) from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled Aframax tanker design. The new design provides increased autonomy while also reducing carbon emissions, providing greener and more efficient solutions for the industry. The vessel will meet the current and future environmental...

ZeroNorth acquires vessel performance specialist Propulsion Dynamics
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ZeroNorth acquires vessel performance specialist Propulsion Dynamics

Maritime technology company ZeroNorth has acquired Copenhagen-based digital vessel performance company Propulsion Dynamics. Propulsion Dynamics offers full-scale digital twin ship performance analysis through its CASPER service. The fuel consumption tables provided by Propulsion Dynamics can directly support the industry’s decarbonisation trajectory, as well as the optimisation of a range of tramp shipping vessels, and particularly...

Yara Marine acquires fuel optimisation firm Lean Marine
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Yara Marine acquires fuel optimisation firm Lean Marine

Yara Marine Technologies has acquired Swedish fuel efficiency firm Lean Marine. Lean Marine offers automated fuel-saving, performance management, and reporting solutions for vessels, which have been installed on more than 200 vessels worldwide. The company’s two main solutions, FuelOpt and Fuel Analytics, have reported fuel savings of up to 25 per cent. Lean Marine will...

RH Marine launches fuel-saving DP system
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RH Marine launches fuel-saving DP system

RH Marine has developed a new green Dynamic Positioning (DP) system, which optimises the fuel consumption of generators and thrusters, enabling ships to sail more efficiently and save fuel. By switching completely to batteries, the DP system also enables vessels to sail more quietly in Dynamic Positioning mode. The green DP system has been developed...

WinGD ensures future-ready engine design through clean fuel toolbox
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WinGD ensures future-ready engine design through clean fuel toolbox

WinGD has outlined the extensive investments it has made in recent years to ensure readiness for next-generation shipping fuels. In a white paper titled ‘Future ready: Extending the engine research toolbox to validate clean shipping fuels’, the company details the engine research toolbox it has amassed, including sophisticated testing facilities for engines and fuel systems,...

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,...

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...

Wärtsilä – virtual fuel flow
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Wärtsilä – virtual fuel flow

Wärtsilä has developed a modelling approach that helps to measure fuel flow without a flow meter. This is valuable for shipowners, operators and technical managers who are looking for transparency without costly investments. Shipping companies are increasingly having to make difficult decisions to increase efficiency. Most companies are still doing this based on noon reports....

Neste newbuilds to optimise fuel consumption with tech from Swedish start-up
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Neste newbuilds to optimise fuel consumption with tech from Swedish start-up

Two newbuilding tankers under construction for Finnish refiner Neste will feature automated propulsion optimisation technology FuelOpt by Swedish technology company, Lean Marine.  The newbuilding aframax crude oil tankers will use FuelOpt to reduce fuel consumption and emissions. The system optimises a vessel’s propulsion line in real-time based on the commands set for engine power, fuel...

CBO opts for Fueltrax electronic fuel monitoring system for PSV
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CBO opts for Fueltrax electronic fuel monitoring system for PSV

CBO, a Brasil-based operator of offshore support vessels, has announced the installation of Fueltrax Electronic Fuel Monitoring System (EFMS) on its platform supply vessel, CBO Anna Gabriella. CBO is an OSV company supporting energy production and operates a fleet of 32 offshore support vessels in the main Brasilian oil basins and the North Sea. With...

Swedish consortium develops AI-powered ship support system
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Swedish consortium develops AI-powered ship support system

Swedish ship propulsion optimisation experts, Lean Marine are leading a ground-breaking research and development project to accelerate the technological development, realisation, and adoption of AI-powered ship operation support technology by ship crew and management. The Via Kaizen project is funded by the Swedish Transport Administration, Trafikverket and is being coordinated by CIT Industriell Energi AB....

Lean Marine commissions propulsion optimisation technology in record time
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Lean Marine commissions propulsion optimisation technology in record time

Swedish propulsion optimisation expert Lean Marine has undertaken the commissioning of its ‘on top’ propulsion automation technology FuelOpt in record time. Despite multiple challenges faced by technology providers for installations onboard vessels during the COVID-19 pandemic, Lean Marine successfully completed the remote commissioning of the FuelOpt onboard Tipco Asphalt’s 157 000 DWT asphalt tanker Jacob in...