Maersk Tankers in pilot projects to save cash

(Oct 20 2013)

To try to help try to reduce costs in a dire market for large tankers, Maersk Tankers recently took the decision to layup two VLCCs and upgrade a 2012-built VLCC.

Inmarsat’s Global Xpress to revolutionise satcoms

(Oct 14 2013)

Shipowners and managers can achieve 10% operational savings if they focus on the value of satellite communications rather than on cost.

Aerofoil technology is alive and well

(Aug 31 2013)

Are we heading back to the future? Aerofoil sail trials on a large bulk carrier have shown significant fuel savings are possible.*

DV’s Skaret outlines the challenges ahead

(Aug 31 2013)

With the merger of DV and GL coming ever closer since Brussels gave it the all clear last month, Tanker Operator spoke with DV’s new tanker segment director – Håkon Skaret – about the tasks ahead.

Greater energy efficiency equals less emissions

(Jun 30 2013)

Today’s marine industry is placing greater emphasis on energy than ever before. This comes as no surprise, since virtually all energy at sea comes from the burning of fuel.

Wärtsilä advocates the use of dual fuel

(Jun 30 2013)

Total marine solutions and services provider Wärtsilä has received an order to supply a comprehensive solutions package for a series of hybrid gas carriers being built for Danish shipowner Evergas, formerly known as Eitzen Gas.

Retrofit for greater economy says GL

(Jun 30 2013)

Owners can make use of a suite of retrofitting solutions to ensure that existing vessels remain economic, claimed soon to be merged class society Germanischer Lloyd (GL).

ClassK leads Japanese research project into vessel performance

(May 13 2013)

ClassK is at the forefront of a unique Japanese industry initiative to analyse vessel performance under all sea conditions.*

Inatech up in the clouds

(Apr 12 2013)

Inatech, the global cloud-enabled software and IT service company, has launched ShipTECH shipping solution for the cloud.

Hull performance monitoring

(Jan 31 2013)

Improved hull performance measuring will provide both environmental benefits and also reduce operational cost.

You can’t manage what you don’t measure

(Jan 31 2013)

Utilising clean technologies and operational measures to increase energy efficiency across the maritime sector delivers a number of undeniable advantages*.


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