HHI Group and DNV GL present green tankers of the future

(Dec 22 2020)

DNV GL, the world’s leading classification society, and HHI Group, the world’s largest shipyard, have teamed up to embark on the development of future-proof tanker designs.



Lean Marine to equip two Neste tankers with FuelOpt smart propulsion automation technology

(Dec 17 2020)

Lean Marine’s automated propulsion optimization technology, FuelOpt will be installed onboard two newbuilding tankers under construction for Finnish refiner Neste to reduce their fuel consumption and emissions.



ABS and DSME sign JDP to explore using solid oxide fuel cells on-board VLCCs

(Dec 03 2020)

Second ABS and DSME JDP aims to replace a diesel generator.



Using shaft generators instead of separate generators

(Nov 26 2020)

Shipping companies can generate power onboard from the main propeller shaft, rather than having a separate generator. This can be more efficient because you draw exactly what you need, a two-stroke main engine has better fuel economy and you can use ...



ME-LGIP engine lands further orders

(Nov 26 2020)

Petredec signs contract for three LPG-powered engines for newbuild VLGCs; option for three more.



WinGD’s new dual fuel engine design

(Nov 19 2020)

Engine technology company WinGD has launched a new dual fuel engine technology “intelligent Control by Exhaust Recycling” (iCER) to reduce methane slip, and other improvements for better combustion control.



Silverstream – increased interest in bubbles under the hull

(Nov 19 2020)

Silverstream reports a growing interest in its technology which injects air bubbles into the boundary layer between a vessel’s hull and the water, to reduce frictional resistance and in turn reduce fuel consumption.



i4 Insight integrates GreenSteam’s performance optimization solution onto its platform

(Nov 12 2020)

i4 Insight, creators of a platform that provides a single point of access for multiple data streams and applications, providing a holistic view of ship and fleet operations, is partnering with GreenSteam, a leader in vessel-based machine learning for...



Proman Stena Bulk to promote a greener shipping future with additional methanol-ready vessel

(Nov 12 2020)

Proman Stena Bulk Ltd has finalized an agreement to build an additional vessel under its joint venture partnership.



Anemoi Marine Technologies to collaborate with Wärtsilä in future sales of Rotor Sail solutions

(Nov 05 2020)

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) tied to a License and Cooperation agreement with UK-based Anemoi Marine Technologies for the future sales and servicing of Rotor Sail solutions to the shipping industry. ...



SEA-LNG Chairman explains why LNG is the “only viable fuel” to reduce shipping’s GHG footprint

(Sep 03 2020)

Peter Keller, Chairman of SEA-LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition advocating for LNG as a marine fuel throughout the entire value chain, has published a new report which offers an in-depth insight into LNG as a marine fuel and its clear pathway ...



Lean Marine – automated tools to manage fuel consumption

(Sep 03 2020)

Lean Marine of Gothenburg, Sweden, makes an automated digital device which runs on the ship’s bridge, to ensure that the vessel never uses more fuel than planned , and to automatically adjust the propeller pitch.



The CEO’s perspective

(Sep 03 2020)

Mikael Laurin, CEO of Lean Marine, was formerly a customer, as CEO of Laurin Maritime from 2004 to 2018, a company which managed a fleet of sixteen 45-50,000 dwt IMO II / III chemical class ships. He is currently a board member of Team Tankers Intern...



Cargill & ZeroNorth enter partnership to accelerate use of digital solutions that decarbonise

(Sep 03 2020)

Cargill invests in ZeroNorth and commits its entire operated fleet to using the Optimise software to reduce CO2 emissions through digital technology.



Stena Bulk and GoodFuels successfully complete trial of sustainable marine biofuel

(Aug 13 2020)

Leading tanker owner Stena Bulk and GoodFuels, the advanced biofuels pioneer and supplier for the global shipping industry, successfully complete a trial of Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO)-equivalent Bio-Fuel Oil (BFO) on Stena Immortal.




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