ZeroNorth established to digitalise shipping for the climate

(Jun 25 2020)

The new digital company – a spin off from Maersk Tankers – is making available the software Optimise to vessel owners and operators, supporting the industry’s drive towards more sustainable development and increased earnings.



WinGD drives sustainable dual-fuel engine performance with X-DF2.0 technology

(Jun 18 2020)

WinGD has unveiled a new technology designed to slash methane emissions and cut fuel consumption in its X-DF dual-fuel engines.



‘e5 Consortium’ established to promote zero-emission electric vessel

(May 28 2020)

Seven companies—Asahi Tanker Co., Ltd., Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. (trade name: Idemitsu Showa Shell), Exeno Yamamizu Corporation, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd., Tokyo Electric Power Company, and Mitsubishi ...



Owners tell ABS hydrogen and ammonia are the most attractive long-term fuel options

(May 28 2020)

Two thirds have no decarbonization strategy, survey reveals.



Maritime optimisation company DeepSea Technologies receives €3.0 million investment from ETF Partner

(May 07 2020)

DeepSea Technologies is pleased to announce the completion of a new €3.0 million investment by the London-based venture capital firm, ETF Partners, which oversees the Environmental Technology Funds.



Eco Marine Power commences feasibility study to install Aquarius MRE on Tanker

(Apr 30 2020)

Zero emission power and propulsion system for ships being prepared for installation.



How 2020 sulphur rules are turning out

(Apr 16 2020)

One of the biggest concerns brought about by 2020 sulphur rules is unexpected – the availability of traditional fuels at traditional prices. There are also concerns about mixing non compatible fuels and decreased lubricity, writes Neil Graham, techni...



Asahi / Mitsui / Mitsubishi’s plans for zero emissions tanker

(Apr 09 2020)

Asahi Tanker, Exeno Yamamizu Corporation, Mitsui OSK Lines and Mitsubishi Corporation announced plans to build the first zero emission tanker by mid-2021.



Nippon Paint Marine’s A-LF Sea chosen by leading LNG carrier operator

(Mar 26 2020)

Piraeus-based gas carrier vessel operator Gaslog Ltd has opted to apply Nippon Paint Marine’s A-LF Sea hull coating as part of its current drydocking programme.



WE Tech Solutions drives energy efficiency for newbuild Donsötank tankers

(Feb 06 2020)

WE Tech Solutions, a leading energy efficiency solution provider for the maritime industry, has signed an agreement to deliver an integrated solution to two newbuild product and chemical tankers for Swedish shipowner Rederi AB Donsötank.



European refineries are the least prepared as IMO 2020 regulations loom large

(Jan 23 2020)

European refineries expect the largest impact from new IMO 2020 regulations, yet just 23% of these refineries are focussing on operational improvements targeting higher availability to make low sulphur fuels, according to a global study of senior emp...



Maersk Tankers launches a new standalone digital business

(Jan 09 2020)

In an acceleration of its digital strategy, Maersk Tankers has launched a new standalone digital business to reduce CO2 emissions and optimise vessels’ earnings across the tramp shipping industry.



Integrating energy savings and engine protection

(Sep 02 2014)

Though fuel-saving practices such as slow steaming are widespread, energy efficiency continues to be a pressing concern. Vessel fuel bills remain high – and will likely become even higher for those sailing in ECAs after January, 2015.



Shipboard energy losses identified

(May 01 2014)

DNV GL has unveiled a novel approach to overcome challenges of assessing on board energy efficiency in a consistent manner. As a result, priorities for improvement can be determined accurately.



Waste fuel recovery - an industry standard overnight?

(May 01 2014)

Alfa Laval is seeing increasing take up of its PureDry separator system. Orders have now been placed by leading shipowners in nearly every vessel category, including the tanker segment.




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