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Home » News » Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q4 2011


Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q4 2011

Antwerp to raise port dues in 2012
27 Dec 2011 10:31 GMT
Discount on port dues will still apply to ships with an Environmental Ship Index of 31 points or more.

Shipping's first Energy Management Systems audit
21 Dec 2011 13:42 GMT
Classification society completes the first shipping company audit to ISO 50001- 2011.

Norway launches fuel-saving initiative
20 Dec 2011 09:28 GMT
Joint project aims to improve industry standards for fuel consumption and emissions from offshore supply vessels.

NOL cuts fuel costs with 'new era' of ships
05 Dec 2011 13:03 GMT
Newly-christened 10,000-TEU vessels will consume less fuel and emit less greenhouse gases.

BC Ferries surcharge 'a bit suspicious'
29 Nov 2011 14:08 GMT
Politician calls into question the validity of the new BC Ferries fuel surcharge hike.

Agreement to design low-emission tug
28 Nov 2011 13:12 GMT
Vessel is expected to reduce emissions by 30 percent compared to conventional, similar-sized harbour tugs.

Cruise line saves fuel with improved design
25 Nov 2011 16:12 GMT
Modifications to unit frame design result in a two percent improvement in fuel efficiency.

Shippers to increase bunker surcharge
21 Nov 2011 06:07 GMT
Surcharge rise to come into effect from next month as a result of higher bunker prices.

Study: IMO measures will lead to 'significant' GHG reductions
14 Nov 2011 20:13 GMT
Report says mandatory efficiency measures will result in significantly lower emissions and fuel consumption.

Bunker price linked to containership size
11 Nov 2011 07:21 GMT
'Strong correlation' between the price of bunker fuel and the average size of containerships ordered, says broker.

Cruise line trials 'fuel-saving' data
09 Nov 2011 15:44 GMT
Oceanographic data provides feed of ocean currents, wave forecasts and sea surface temperatures.

Contract to supply 'fuel-saving' engines
04 Nov 2011 11:13 GMT
Saudi Arabian firm awards contract to supply engines for six new Ro-Ro container vessels.

Lube costs expected to rise the most
31 Oct 2011 08:33 GMT
Respondents identify lubricants as the cost category likely to increase the most in 2011-12.

Diesel-electric ferries to launch in France
28 Oct 2011 07:55 GMT
Ferryboats to be equipped with lithium-ion battery systems.

Ferry line eyes LNG bunkering
26 Oct 2011 14:44 GMT
CEO says the conversion of vessels to LNG could save the business $25 million per annum.

OSV engines cut fuel consumption by 15%
26 Oct 2011 09:34 GMT
New IMO II-compliant engines are said to have produced fuel savings of at least 15% in testing.

Horizon drops Trans-Pacific service, citing higher bunker costs
26 Oct 2011 08:27 GMT
US shipper says it does not expect to see any 'measurable improvements' in bunker prices or freight rates.

German operator installs kite technology
25 Oct 2011 15:28 GMT
Wind propulsion system installed as part of operator's strategy of offering greener transportation to charter clients.

London to host bunker management event
21 Oct 2011 09:58 GMT
Conference to focus on performance-enhancing options for efficiency maximization and increased profitability.

Fuel issues discussed at ferry conference
20 Oct 2011 17:51 GMT
Fuel efficiency, ECA regulations, alternative fuels and scrubbing technology are topics discussed at annual event.

Prototype offers 4% fuel savings
11 Oct 2011 10:22 GMT
New technology is said to have shown repeated improvements in fuel economy during laboratory testing.

Shipper lowers bunker surcharge
06 Oct 2011 07:08 GMT
US firm cites lower bunker prices as the reason for its third surcharge decrease in six weeks.

Order for fuel-efficient power systems
04 Oct 2011 16:38 GMT
Owner orders integrated power and propulsion systems to reduce fuel consumption and improve performance.





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