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.



Energy use software tool developed

(Mar 06 2013)

Tecnitas, the consultancy arm of Bureau Veritas (BV), has launched a powerful new software tool - E2 - aimed at optimising energy usage for both individual vessels and across fleets.




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