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Home » News » Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q3 2008


Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q3 2008

'Energy optimizing' agreement announced
29 Sep 2008 08:02 GMT
Møller: New technology can save owners between $0.5m and $3m per year in bunker costs

VTA 'fuel saving' technology is revealed
26 Sep 2008 17:25 GMT
New turbocharger technology delivers 'higher fuel savings than expected'.

STG chairman examines eco-opportunities
26 Sep 2008 09:39 GMT
Environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient solutions are considered.

Bunker-saving solution is launched
26 Sep 2008 08:04 GMT
Finnish firm reveals integrated propulsion and manoeuvring solution for energy optimization.

DNV urges owners to be more proactive
25 Sep 2008 11:15 GMT
Cramer: 'Most companies have not allocated internal resources to optimise fuel consumption'.

Joint industry project aims to reduce bunker costs
25 Sep 2008 09:51 GMT
Fuel optimization project focuses on providing solutions for existing ships.

Skysails tech partner announced
25 Sep 2008 08:02 GMT
Wind propulsion system to use Norwegian technology to operate towing kites.

New fuel-saving service is launched
24 Sep 2008 17:25 GMT
Service aims to help owners understand fuel consumption patterns and reduce costs.

Norwegian firm develops fuel-saving system
24 Sep 2008 08:01 GMT
New sensor technology aims to increase vessel fuel efficiency.

DK Group joins eco-project
23 Sep 2008 14:48 GMT
Marine innovation company enters 'Danish Green Ship of the Future' project.

Bunker savings at Sohar
22 Sep 2008 10:05 GMT
Transshipment operations increase partly due to savings in bunker costs.

WTSA selects Bunker Index
17 Sep 2008 15:24 GMT
Bunker Index price data used for new surcharge formula calculations.

Asia-Australia lines plan surcharge cut
17 Sep 2008 10:12 GMT
Member lines to reduce bunker surcharge for dry and refrigerated containers.

Maersk announces new BAF formula
10 Sep 2008 11:28 GMT
BAF for dry and refrigerated containers to come into effect in October.

Low fuel consumption engines to be developed
09 Sep 2008 11:12 GMT
Manufacturers to construct engines with low fuel consumption that comply with emissions regulations.

Matson lowers fuel surcharge
08 Sep 2008 08:07 GMT
Ocean shipper drops rates following decrease in bunker prices.

New hydrofoil to reduce bunker costs
04 Sep 2008 09:23 GMT
Technology project aims to produce lighweight hydrofoil to increase fuel efficiency

Evergreen profit drops by 35 percent
02 Sep 2008 11:16 GMT
Second quarter net income falls on surging bunker costs.

Greek firm hit by bunker costs
02 Sep 2008 10:15 GMT
Ferry operator reports 30% drop in profit despite revenue growth.

Ferry operator raises fuel surcharge
29 Aug 2008 11:37 GMT
Freight carriers hit with fourfold increase following 'exceptional' increase in bunker costs.

Fuel costs hit CSCL first-half profit
29 Aug 2008 09:42 GMT
Profit plunges 44% on surging costs and a fall in demand.

Ship extension project aims to reduce costs
27 Aug 2008 11:41 GMT
Small rise in energy consumption is set to reduce operating costs and environmental impact.

TSA announces record bunker surcharge
27 Aug 2008 10:02 GMT
New floating bunker surcharge to come into effect from September 1st.

DFDS records 28% drop in profit
27 Aug 2008 08:07 GMT
High oil prices and difficult market conditions impact on H1 performance.

Zero emissions yacht to be launched in October
21 Aug 2008 10:04 GMT
Revolutionary hybrid combines diesel, solar and electric power.

German firm supplies fuel savings system
21 Aug 2008 09:03 GMT
Decision support system aims to reduce fuel costs and ship emissions.

Hyundai launches new BAF finder
20 Aug 2008 09:56 GMT
BAF calculator is based on shipping firm's new BAF formula.

T.S. Lines drops bunker levy
20 Aug 2008 08:01 GMT
Container carrier decides not to impose Emergency Bunker Surcharge.

DFDS lowers profit forecast
15 Aug 2008 09:42 GMT
Profit growth adjusted on rising bunker costs and difficut market conditions.

Odfjell profits hit by bunker costs
13 Aug 2008 17:28 GMT
No change to operating results unless there is 'a significant move in bunker prices'.

OOCL raises BAF by 13.5 percent
12 Aug 2008 10:31 GMT
China to Europe and the Meditteranean BAF to come into effect in September.

Horizon in fuel surcharge u-turn
11 Aug 2008 11:54 GMT
Ocean shipper changes surcharge rates to match those of its main competitor.

FEFC announces its final BAF
07 Aug 2008 11:10 GMT
Next month's BAF will be the last before FEFC ceases operations in October.

Indian firm coats ship in bid to reduce bunker costs
07 Aug 2008 09:58 GMT
Shipping company aims to lower fuel consumption with latest coating technology.

OOIL profit drops on higher bunker costs
31 Jul 2008 10:06 GMT
Orient Overseas reports a $45.8m decrease in earnings for the first six months of 2008.

K Line's profits hit by bunker costs
29 Jul 2008 10:25 GMT
Japanese lines post Q1 results with Mitsui O.S.K leading the pack.

B.C. Ferries raises fuel surcharge
28 Jul 2008 08:24 GMT
Transportation Minister considers reducing service to limit the impact of high bunker costs.

Bunker costs hit Royal Caribbean
22 Jul 2008 08:05 GMT
Cruise operator cuts 400 jobs as part of a cost-saving initiative.

Shipping lines impose bunker surcharge
18 Jul 2008 08:02 GMT
Shippers' council calls for the intervention of regulatory authorities in Hong Kong and China.

CMA-CGM introduces new BAF system
17 Jul 2008 13:38 GMT
New system aims to provide greater transparency for CMA-CGM's customers.

Asian shipowner announces new BAFs
15 Jul 2008 17:25 GMT
Transportation and logistics firm applies new BAF rates in response to rising bunker costs.

Emergency bunker surcharge is put on hold
15 Jul 2008 10:01 GMT
Bunker levy is delayed following criticism by three shippers' councils.

Cruise line raises fuel supplement
14 Jul 2008 17:20 GMT
Latest surcharge hike is the fifth since December last year.

EU outlines package to tackle high bunker prices
08 Jul 2008 17:34 GMT
European Commission proposes emergency measures for EU fisheries sector.

Bunker costs eat into Stolt-Nielsen profits
04 Jul 2008 09:34 GMT
Operating profits continue to be affected by the rising cost of marine fuel.

Panama introduces barge fuel surcharge
03 Jul 2008 10:08 GMT
New surcharge will apply to all barge deliveries on either side of the Panama Canal.

Maersk reacts to rising bunker costs
01 Jul 2008 09:31 GMT
Ocean carrier aims to improve efficiency via cost-cutting measures.





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