Tag: <span>vessel efficiency</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...

BASS enhances fleet management software suite
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BASS enhances fleet management software suite

Norwegian software provider BASS has launched BASSnet 2.11, a next generation fleet management system designed to streamline operational and environmental processes. “BASSnet is an integrated cloud-based system covering all major maritime areas,” confirmed Per Steinar Upsaker, CEO & managing director at BASS Software. “Our multi-platform software has extensive features and functionality, mobile apps and API...

BV issues guidelines for the carriage of containers in bulkers
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BV issues guidelines for the carriage of containers in bulkers

Bureau Veritas (BV) has developed a formalised approach to support the safe carriage of containers in bulk carriers. BV’s Guidance for Studying and Preparing a Bulk Carrier for the Carriage of Containers provides operators with pathways based on analysis and a thorough understanding of safety, regulatory and operational requirements. The guidance was developed by technical...

METIS contributes to EU decarbonisation project
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METIS contributes to EU decarbonisation project

METIS Cyberspace Technology is contributing to an EU-backed project that will test clean energy solutions on board vessels to help achieve decarbonisation targets. The ENGIMMONIA project comprises two main areas of focus: promoting the global adoption of alternative fuels – namely ammonia – in shipping to reduce the industry’s carbon footprint; and adapting clean energy...

Seaworks and Kongsberg to deliver low emission bulk carrier
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Seaworks and Kongsberg to deliver low emission bulk carrier

Norwegian short sea shipping company Seaworks and Kongsberg Maritime (KM) are working on a new project to design and deliver a bulk carrier capable of running on either zero CO2 emission liquefied biogas (LBG) or conventional liquefied natural gas (LNG). KM will deliver the comprehensive, integrated equipment and systems package. The design of the vessel...

Shell Marine expands Shipcare network
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Shell Marine expands Shipcare network

Shell Marine has increased the availability of its Shell Shipcare range – a portfolio of shipping maintenance products and solutions that allows shipowners to care for their vessels and manage their fleets in a more convenient and cost-effective manner. First launched at the Port of Singapore last year, the Shell Shipcare portfolio is now available...

Tallink chooses ABB optimisation software for latest ferry
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Tallink chooses ABB optimisation software for latest ferry

Estonian ferry operator Tallink has chosen ABB Ability Marine Advisory Systems’, OCTOPUS to boost efficiency of the car ferry MyStar on the 80-km trans-Baltic route between Tallinn, Estonia, and Helsinki, Finland. OCTOPUS optimisation software will collect and transfer operational data from the vessel’s onboard systems to the ABB Ability Marine Fleet Portal – a solution...

NAPA joins Finnish Clean Propulsion Technologies consortium
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NAPA joins Finnish Clean Propulsion Technologies consortium

NAPA has announced its participation in the Clean Propulsion Technologies project (CPT), a consortium led by the University of Vaasa that aims to develop radically new low-carbon solutions across global transport sectors. NAPA will apply its technical expertise to further enable methods to model and optimise total energy consumption on the two-year project. Funded by...

Hapag-Lloyd selects SERTICA fleet management system for 70+ vessels
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Hapag-Lloyd selects SERTICA fleet management system for 70+ vessels

Hapag-Lloyd will roll out Logimatic’s maritime fleet management system SERTICA on more than 70 container vessels, replacing several of the shipping company’s existing fleet management systems. The goal is to provide a common Technical Fleet Management System for Hapag Lloyd’s fleets both in Hamburg and Dubai as part of its digital transformation and centralisation plans....

Thrusterleader selects Reygar for survey vessel dynamic positioning systems
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Thrusterleader selects Reygar for survey vessel dynamic positioning systems

Shanghai-based supplier of marine propulsion systems, Thrusterleader, has selected Reygar’s StemTIDE dynamic positioning control system for a second survey vessel. In challenging maritime conditions, an advanced dynamic positioning system paired with a reliable propulsion system is of critical importance to achieving maximum operational efficiency and safety, particularly for survey vessels which must maintain their position...

WinGD offers four new options of its X72DF dual-fuel engine
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WinGD offers four new options of its X72DF dual-fuel engine

Marine engine and technology developer WinGD has updated its X72DF dual-fuel engine platform with an offer of four versions to provide ship design flexibility while helping owners reduce installed power and emissions. The X72DF is the best-selling engine in WinGD’s portfolio and accounted for every low-speed engine ordered for a newbuild LNG carrier in 2020....