Tag: MARIN

ABS and MARIN enter JiP to test wind propulsion technology
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ABS and MARIN enter JiP to test wind propulsion technology

ABS and MARIN have launched a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to investigate transparent and validated methods to assess performance of wind-assisted shipping propulsion technologies. The JIP covers the majority of all marketed wind-assisted ship propulsors and aims to overcome barriers to the uptake of these technologies by: Improving methods for transparent performance prediction Using the...

Energy Saving Device delivers 3.5 per cent fuel savings
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Energy Saving Device delivers 3.5 per cent fuel savings

Italian ship owner Grimaldi, Wärtsilä, and the Dutch Maritime Research Institute MARIN have designed an Energy Saving Device (ESD) that has achieved fuel savings of 3.5 per cent. The ESD, which is suitable for use by ships with Controllable Pitch Propellers (CPPs) was tested on Grimaldi’s Grande Portogallo, a 165-metre long Pure Car & Truck...