Tag: <span>Fuel Savings</span>

Maersk trials air lubrication technology on large containership
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Maersk trials air lubrication technology on large containership

A.P. Moller – Maersk is participating in a trial to ascertain how much fuel can be saved on one of its large containerships by using air lubrication technology.  Wärtsilä and Silverstream Technologies will install Silverstream’s Air Lubrication System, the Silverstream System, on the vessel owned by A.P. Moller – Maersk. The trial will examine possible improvements...

Vroon achieves 22 per cent fuel savings
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Vroon achieves 22 per cent fuel savings

Ship operator and manager Vroon has achieved a 22 per cent fuel saving onboard its container vessel, the Indian Express, by optimising the propulsion system with a controllable pitch propeller. The shipping company worked with Berg Propulsion to investigate the possibility of optimising the propulsion system to improve energy efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions to...

Study finds Jotun HPS reduces carbon intensity by 20 per cent
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Study finds Jotun HPS reduces carbon intensity by 20 per cent

A new study based on European Union Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) data has revealed that vessels using Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) reported a 20 per cent lower carbon intensity in operations compared to non-HPS peers in 2019 and 2020. Jotun’s HPS is a combination of antifouling and application designed to help owners and...

Fuelsave secures €3.4M to boost development of fuel-saving tech
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Fuelsave secures €3.4M to boost development of fuel-saving tech

German green technology developer Fuelsave has won an investment of €3.4 million from Dreamcraft Ventures for its fuel and emissions saving technology, FS Marine+.  FS Marine+ helps owners and operators to reduce fuel consumption of marine diesel-powered engines and auxiliary systems by 10-15 per cent, and emissions of CO2 by 10-15 per cent and nitrogen...

AYRO raises €10.5M to boost development of wingsail technology
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AYRO raises €10.5M to boost development of wingsail technology

AYRO, a start-up that designs and delivers wind propulsion hybrid systems for maritime transport has raised €10.5 million capital from Ocean Zero (USA), Bpifrance (France) and Mer Invest (France). AYRO designs, manufactures and sells Oceanwings, a wingsail technology that has proven to decrease fuel consumption on cargo ships by as much as 45 per cent....

ABB launches containerised energy storage system
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ABB launches containerised energy storage system

ABB has responded to rising demand for low and zero emissions from ships by developing a containerised energy storage system (ESS) – a complete, plug-in solution to install sustainable marine energy storage at scale. The Containerised ESS is housed in a 20ft high-cube ISO container and ready to integrate with the vessel’s main power distribution...

ZeroNorth partners with BunkerEx to enhance bunker price transparency
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ZeroNorth partners with BunkerEx to enhance bunker price transparency

Bunker price data from BunkerEx is now being offered in ZeroNorth’s platform, Optimise, to improve fuel price transparency and enable more informed decision making. Customers of Optimise will now have access to BunkerEx’s fuel price data. The company, which was recently acquired by Shipping and Trading group USTC, observes over 2,000 marine fuel prices per...

ABS adds advanced weather forecasting to My Digital Fleet
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ABS adds advanced weather forecasting to My Digital Fleet

ABS has announced that it is introducing on-demand, high-resolution historical and forecast weather data on its ABS My Digital Fleet risk management platform together with weather service provider, Meteomatics.  This latest addition to the ABS My Digital Fleet Alliance Program unlocks weather data that enables actionable insights for users to help them understand and lower...

Chugoku launches new Selektope-powered antifouling
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Chugoku launches new Selektope-powered antifouling

Hull coating manufacturer, Chugoku Marine Paints (CMP), has integrated the active antifouling agent, Selektope in a new coating product developed for vessels. The newly launched product, Seaflo Neo M1 Plus, is the latest expansion of the Seaflo Neo range and has been designed to protect ocean-going vessels with varying trading patterns and activity levels against...

Alfa Laval invests in air lubrication technology
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Alfa Laval invests in air lubrication technology

Having acquired a minority stake in Marine Performance Systems, a Rotterdam-based maritime technology company, Alfa Laval is pursuing efforts to make air lubrication technology a commercial reality in the maritime sector.  Air lubrication involves using bubbles to reduce friction between the vessel and the water. The more friction between the vessel and the water, the...

Güngen commits entire fleet to Vessel Insight
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Güngen commits entire fleet to Vessel Insight

Turkish-owned and registered shipping company Güngen Denizcilik ve Ticaret has committed its entire fleet of six Suezmax crude oil-tankers to Kongsberg Digital’s Vessel Insight infrastructure. Güngen’s immediate goal for installing Vessel Insight is to benchmark the vessels within its fleet, providing the foundation for increased fuel savings and reduced emissions. The strategic purpose is to...