Tag: <span>Silverstream System</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...

Vale newbuild VLOC completes Silverstream installation
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Vale newbuild VLOC completes Silverstream installation

A 324,000 DWT newbuild very large ore carrier (VLOC) Sea Victoria chartered by Vale has completed installation of a Silverstream Technologies air lubrication system. The installation marks the first deployment of the technology on a VLOC. Silverstream’s technology creates a rigid carpet of microbubbles that reduces friction between the hull and the water, cutting fuel...

Grimaldi ro-ro achieves 5 per cent fuel savings with Silverstream system
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Grimaldi ro-ro achieves 5 per cent fuel savings with Silverstream system

Grimaldi Group’s newbuild ro-ro vessel Eco Valencia has achieved fuel savings of 5.1 per cent during a trial of Silverstream Technologies’ air lubrication system. The vessel has been trialling Silverstream’s system in the Mediterranean with comprehensive testing at various vessel speeds and across a range of sea states to calculate and prove fuel and emissions...

Silverstream expands team by over 90 per cent
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Silverstream expands team by over 90 per cent

Clean technology company Silverstream Technologies has announced a number of new appointments to support both the increasing demand and uptake of its air lubrication technology, the Silverstream System, as well as the continued substantial global growth of the company. The significant expansion of the Silverstream team – by 90 per cent – during 2020, and...

Silverstream air lubrication tech ordered for 8 HHI LNG carriers
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Silverstream air lubrication tech ordered for 8 HHI LNG carriers

Clean technology company Silverstream Technologies has secured another new deal to install its air lubrication technology, the Silverstream System, onboard eight newbuild LNG carriers being constructed at Hyundai Heavy Industries and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries in South Korea. The Silverstream System will help to increase operational efficiency and reduce fuel burn and associated emissions onboard...