To pay up or not to pay up- that is the question

(May 01 2014)

Perhaps the most significant announcement to come out of MEPC 66 was an agreement to review the timing of the implementation of the global sulphur limits. In essence, a correspondence group is being set up to decide whether the adoption of the 0.5% g...



Early action key to ensuring 2015 ECA compliance

(May 01 2014)

The impending enforcement of next year’s 0.1% Emissions Control Area (ECA) regulation is causing considerable challenges to owners and operators*.



Small methodology leads to large savings

(May 01 2014)

The rule of thumb may not always work for managing cargo heating.



Global marine fuel trends to 2030

(Apr 01 2014)

In a report compiled by Lloyd’s Register (LR) and University College London’s Energy Institute, three scenarios for the future of marine fuels in 2030 were highlighted.



Low sulphur debate rages on

(Apr 01 2014)

At the recent IPTA/Navigate Chemical/Product Tanker conference, there were several papers given on the theme of future fuels ahead of the 0.1% sulphur ECA challenge in 2015 and the 0.5% global cap due to be introduced in 2020, or 2025.



NORDEN opts for new engines

(Jan 01 2014)

Explaining the reason for fitting the new engine, the Danish tanker owner said that its goal was to offer vessels with considerable lower fuel consumptions than comparable product tankers.



Fuel conditioning challenges answered

(Jan 01 2014)

Much has changed since Alfa Laval launched its fuel conditioning module (FCM) in 2001.*



PSM introduces replacement mechanical float level switches

(Nov 30 2013)

PSM Instrumentation’s range of mechanical marine float level switches are among the most widely used, level products in marine tank level measurement and pump control, the company claimed.



Hempel introduces new hull coating concept

(Oct 23 2013)

Global coatings supplier Hempel has launched the patented HEMPAGUARD, a new hull coating concept for the marine industry.



PSM offers one-shop-shop approach

(Oct 23 2013)

Whatever the type, or size of vessel, PSM now offers a one-stop-shop for tank gauging solutions.



Cargo heating management takes off

(Aug 31 2013)

Indian-based Blue Water Trade Winds is a leading ship efficiency solutions provider, particularly playing a crucial role in saving exhaustible fuel and reducing the carbon footprint, for some of the world’s largest shipowners.*



Vessel optimisation tool upgraded

(Aug 31 2013)

Eniram has launched EVP4 – the next generation vessel platform software, spearheading new advances in optimising vessel operations to save fuel.



Monitoring the tank

(Jun 30 2013)

Honeywell Marine offers a one-stop-shop approach to owners and/or yards for all liquid cargoes, ballast and service needs and claims to be the only single-source supplier for both portable and fixed tank gauging.



MAN accepts ABB high-pressure tuning

(May 17 2013)

ABB Turbocharging’s high-pressure tuning (HPT) was added to MA Diesel & Turbo’s two-stroke engine tuning options at the end of March 2013.



Fuel management system unveiled

(Apr 11 2013)

US-based W&O Engineered Solutions has introduced FuelProof, which is claimed to be an advanced purpose-built vessel fuel accountability and management system.




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