Tag: <span>Fuel Optimisation</span>

Caterpillar Marine expands hybrid and electric capabilities
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Caterpillar Marine expands hybrid and electric capabilities

Caterpillar Marine has expanded its delivery of advanced propulsion and power solutions to the marine industry. The company will leverage deep hybrid and electric expertise from across its enterprise, selectively incorporating technology from machine and off-highway products. These developments will further expand Caterpillar Marine’s capabilities for delivering advanced hybrid and electric power systems that help...

Klaveness rolls out Yara’s FuelOpt solution on two pilot ships
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Klaveness rolls out Yara’s FuelOpt solution on two pilot ships

Klaveness Combination Carriers (KCC) has entered an agreement with Yara Marine Technologies to roll out ship performance optimisation solution FuelOpt onboard two pilot vessels. The FuelOpt technology controls the vessel’s propulsion based on the commands set from the bridge and adapts the propulsive power to changing environmental conditions. Operating with steady and predictable shaft power,...

ZeroNorth acquires bunker market platform ClearLynx
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ZeroNorth acquires bunker market platform ClearLynx

Technology company ZeroNorth has announced the acquisition of ClearLynx, an online platform for the bunker fuel market. Adding ClearLynx to the ZeroNorth platform will provide shipowners and operators with an integrated and end-to-end solution for the cost and environmentally efficient optimisation of bunker fuel, from initial enquiry through to supply. ZeroNorth users will be able...

ABS grants Alfa Laval AIP for firing boilers with methanol
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ABS grants Alfa Laval AIP for firing boilers with methanol

ABS has granted Alfa Laval the first marine approval for operating boilers on methanol. Alfa Laval received an approval in principle (AIP) on 4 November 2021, based on extensive solution testing at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre. Methanol, which is liquid at ambient temperatures and carbon-neutral if produced from green sources, is the...

New AI-driven voyage optimisation solution launches
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New AI-driven voyage optimisation solution launches

A new voyage optimisation solution that uses the latest advances in artificial intelligence (AI) to improve fuel savings of at least 5 per cent has been launched as the result of a collaboration between the University of Southampton, the Alan Turing Institute, and Theyr. The solution ‘T-VOS’ is the first multi-objective genetic-algorithm AI-based voyage optimisation...

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...