Tag: <span>Fuel Savings</span>

The technology behind Miros Mocean: an interview with Rune Gangeskar
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The technology behind Miros Mocean: an interview with Rune Gangeskar

The recent launch of Miros and BW Group’s joint venture, Miros Mocean, promises to disrupt the performance inefficiencies of the global shipping industry. To find out what makes the technology tick, we spoke with Miros sensor development manager, Rune Gangeskar. What is Miros Mocean? Miros Mocean is a vessel performance optimisation platform that integrates real-time,...

FuelOpt reaches 200-vessel milestone
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FuelOpt reaches 200-vessel milestone

Swedish propulsion optimisation expert Lean Marine has announced that its automated propulsion technology FuelOpt has now been installed onboard 200 vessels. Since introducing FuelOpt to the market in 2013, the automated propulsion optimisation technology has helped owners and operators to achieve real-time fuel savings, optimise control of speed and consumption, and reduce vessel emissions. FuelOpt...

GreenSteam: making AI analytics accessible
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GreenSteam: making AI analytics accessible

GreenSteam scientists have spent the last 12 months improving the clarity and accuracy of AI analytics for ship performance insights. Two new solutions have been launched to improve access to high quality, high-frequency AI-driven data. One of two major challenges shipping companies face today when looking to optimise vessel performance is acquiring clear, accurate and...

FuelOpt: a smart way to derate engine power output and meet EEXI requirements
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FuelOpt: a smart way to derate engine power output and meet EEXI requirements

Swedish propulsion optimisation expert Lean Marine is helping shipowners to comply with the recently introduced IMO Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) with its FuelOpt technology. FuelOpt has been on the market for almost a decade and works by limiting the shaft power output of a vessel without compromising safety in emergency situations that require...

XShip: a software platform for ship performance and analytics
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XShip: a software platform for ship performance and analytics

XShip is a performance and analytics software platform.  It has helped almost 1500 vessels spread across different geographies and has aided some of the largest shipping companies in streamlining their operations, reducing cost and thus emissions. XShip helps clients monitor fleets of vessels by collecting and analysing data from systems already installed onboard vessels.  Thus, not...

StormGeo launches Strategic Power Routing to maximise fuel savings
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StormGeo launches Strategic Power Routing to maximise fuel savings

StormGeo has announced the launch of Strategic Power Routing—a service that optimises the power output of a vessel in varying weather conditions to enhance overall fuel efficiency and reduce emissions without compromising arrival windows. When a vessel meets adverse weather conditions, such as high significant waves, strong wind, and currents, it must output more power...

BW Group and Miros launch joint venture to optimise ship performance
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BW Group and Miros launch joint venture to optimise ship performance

BW Group and Miros have launched a new joint venture to provide the shipping industry with a new standard in vessel performance optimisation. The new venture, known as Miros Mocean, combines BW Group and Miros’ maritime expertise and radar technology to overcome some of shipping’s performance inefficiencies by providing unprecedented data accuracy into the operating...

Nippon Paint Marine launches new nano antifouling technology
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Nippon Paint Marine launches new nano antifouling technology

Coatings manufacturer Nippon Paint Marine has launched a new antifouling technology which reportedly enhances antifouling performance to a level and consistency never seen before. It also substantially improves the time and the film thickness required for application, compared to other hull coatings. Introduced to the market this week, FASTAR is a self-polishing antifouling paint that...

Tallink achieves 7 per cent fuel savings with EcoPilot voyage optimisation
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Tallink achieves 7 per cent fuel savings with EcoPilot voyage optimisation

As part of its ongoing program to increase fuel efficiency, Tallink Grupp has installed Qtagg’s voyage optimisation system, EcoPilot, on the cruise ferry Isabelle. During the voyage, EcoPilot automatically adapts to changing operational requirements, operator input, sea, and ship conditions, continuously using all available information to ensure on-time arrival at the lowest cost, every voyage....

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....

Sustainability as a new operational and commercial priority for shipping
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Sustainability as a new operational and commercial priority for shipping

2020 will be remembered as a year of momentous change in the shipping industry. Notwithstanding the economic shockwaves caused by COVID-19, the pandemic has showcased shipping’s ability to adapt at a remarkable pace, writes Noah Silberschmidt, CEO of Silverstream Technologies.  The speed of reconfiguration of our operations that we have seen across 2020 – and...

New research project aims to halve marine battery costs
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New research project aims to halve marine battery costs

Current Direct, a new research and innovation project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 program, is aiming to enable rapid adoption of marine battery systems by cutting the cost of electric drivetrains in half. By doing so, shipowners will have less financial burden on their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, which Current...