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.



Alfa Laval adds to PureBallast system

(Apr 01 2014)

Alfa Laval has added a 600 cu m per hour reactor to the PureBallast 3.0 series, enabling new configurations with fewer components and considerable energy savings.



How to make your VLCC efficient

(Apr 01 2014)

Following Tanker Operator’s article on MAN Diesel & Turbo’s (MDT) propulsion systems for MRs (see March issue, page 34), we look at VLCCs.



Eco-efficient technologies- a standard needed

(Feb 21 2014)

An independent study conducted by the University College London’s Energy Institute (UCL-Energy) found that there was a need for a common standard methodology that accurately monitors and measures the environmental and economic benefits of all eco-eff...



Sustainable shipping- what is it?

(Oct 14 2013)

The word ‘sustainable’ is constantly cropping up nowadays, not least at the IMO World Maritime Day symposium recently.



IACS’ goal - more influence at the IMO

(Aug 31 2013)

Since getting the all clear from Brussels to carry on as normal, the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has made an effort to take a higher profile.



Monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) explained

(Jun 30 2013)

In the recent MEPC 65 meeting , a new system named MRV (monitoring, reporting and verification) was introduced to further promote the improvement of shipboard energy efficiency.*



SEEMP should be high on the agenda

(May 21 2013)

Monitoring is one of the key components of the IMO’s Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP).



Substantial emissions savings claimed by Becker

(May 17 2013)

Following the news that Odfjell is retrofitting some of its parcel tanker fleet with Becker Marine Systems’ Mewis Ducts (see page 16), we were told that more than 400 orders for the energy saving system have been placed. A



Alfa Laval targets tanker sector

(Apr 14 2013)

Alfa Laval has launched its third generation chemical-free system for ballast water treatment- PureBallast 3.0.




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