Tag: <span>Retrofit</span>

MSC to save EUR 250M in fuel costs with air lubrication technology
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MSC to save EUR 250M in fuel costs with air lubrication technology

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has opted to fit more than 30 air lubrication systems from Silverstream Technologies to existing orders of newbuild large container ships. The installations are expected to reduce carbon emissions by 1.6 million tonnes and save over EUR 257.5 million over the vessels’ lifecycles of approximately 25 years. The order relates to...

ABS launches simulation decarbonisation service
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ABS launches simulation decarbonisation service

ABS has launched an advanced service using sophisticated modeling and simulation technologies to assess the impact of a wide range of vessel decarbonisation technologies at the design stage as well as simplifying EEXI and CII compliance. The SIM-based Energy Efficiency Evaluation Service will allow both newbuild vessels and existing vessels to compare different design and...

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...

Høglund to deliver fuel gas supply system for Utkilen tankers
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Høglund to deliver fuel gas supply system for Utkilen tankers

Høglund has been assigned to design, supply and deliver a fuel gas supply system (FGSS) solution for Norwegian tanker owner and operator Utkilen. The project, a fully Norwegian collaboration between the owner, Høglund and fellow Norway-based design, piping and welding company Skarweld, will see the design and installation of FGSS on four Utkilen LNG-ready sister...

Methanol-powered ships could be more competitive than other alternative fuels
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Methanol-powered ships could be more competitive than other alternative fuels

Methanol as a commercially and technically viable marine fuel is gaining greater traction over other alternative bunkers, including LNG, as more shipowners adopt the clean burning fuel as price spreads narrow and production ramps up. Speaking at a virtual conference last week, Greg Dolan, CEO of the Methanol Institute noted that methanol production costs will...

CSM Energy and Hydrus Engineering join forces to make OSVs greener
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CSM Energy and Hydrus Engineering join forces to make OSVs greener

CSM Energy (member of the Columbia Group) and engineering firm Hydrus have joined forces to assess and retrofit offshore support vessels (OSV) involved in offshore installations and operations, turning them into hybrid ships powered by battery and fuel. The upgraded vessels will use significantly less fuel, reducing emissions and cutting maintenance costs for the diesel...

Berge Bulk to retrofit Yara Marine scrubbers
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Berge Bulk to retrofit Yara Marine scrubbers

Dry bulk owner Berge Bulk has chosen to retrofit more in-line scrubbers from Yara Marine Technologies. Yara Marine has already installed in-line scrubbers on about 30 of Berge Bulk’s carriers. This latest agreement will see the shipping company roll out the technology to more of its vessels to cut emissions and comply with regulatory requirements....

Anemoi Marine and Wärtsilä agree sales collaboration for Rotor Sail solutions
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Anemoi Marine and Wärtsilä agree sales collaboration for Rotor Sail solutions

Wärtsilä has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) tied to a License and Cooperation agreement with UK-based Anemoi Marine Technologies for the future sales and servicing of Rotor Sail solutions to the shipping industry. The agreement was signed on 22 October 2020. Rotor Sails, also referred to as ‘Flettner Rotors’, are comprised of vertical cylinders...

German RoPax to receive Wärtsilä retrofit to improve environmental efficiency
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German RoPax to receive Wärtsilä retrofit to improve environmental efficiency

A RoPax ferry owned by German operator Aktien-Gesellschaft ‘Ems’ (AG Ems) is undergoing a retrofit by Wärtsilä to reduce the vessel’s environmental footprint in the Wadden Sea, a UNESCO World Heritage listed area in the south eastern end of the North Sea. The retrofit will enable the ‘Münsterland’ to utilise liquefied natural gas (LNG) as...

Norwegian OSVs secure Wärtsilä hybrid propulsion package
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Norwegian OSVs secure Wärtsilä hybrid propulsion package

Norway-based operator Atlantic Offshore has confirmed it is to convert two of its offshore supply vessels (OSVs) to hybrid propulsion using Wärtsilä’s battery hybrid packages. The conversion will help the vessels reduce fuel consumption and environmental impact. 746 kWh battery hybrid systems will be installed on the ‘Ocean Star’ and ‘Ocean Art’. Both ships were...