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Home » News » Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q3 2012


Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q3 2012

Carnival bunker costs down $40 million
26 Sep 2012 08:01 GMT
Fuel costs decrease by $27 per tonne between June and August 2012.

Saving fuel with Malacca Straits tidal model
25 Sep 2012 13:31 GMT
New tidal model will potentially save ships thousands of dollars in bunker fuel costs, says developer.

ABB launches advisory systems to cut fuel costs
19 Sep 2012 14:31 GMT
An integrated power, automation and advisory system can help slash fuel consumption by up to 20%, says ABB.

Saving energy and reducing CO2 emissions
18 Sep 2012 08:55 GMT
Company presents fuel-saving waste heat recovery products and fuel treatment line.

Fuel incentive scheme in Hong Kong
17 Sep 2012 08:47 GMT
Reduction in port facility and light dues for ships switching to cleaner fuel while berthed in Hong Kong.

First call at Rotterdam for fuel-saving ship
12 Sep 2012 12:48 GMT
Vessel has been specifically designed for slow steaming, enabling it to save 35 tonnes of fuel per day.

'Successful' demonstration of fuel-saving autopilot
11 Sep 2012 15:23 GMT
Autopilot technology is said to save fuel by significantly reducing rudder movements.

Ultrapetrol forecasts 'substantial' fuel savings
17 Aug 2012 16:23 GMT
Transportation firm expects to achieve bunker savings as a result of its re-engine program.

Diesel-electric tugs to be built in Singapore
16 Aug 2012 07:38 GMT
Fuel-efficient tugs will run on marine gas oil and be equipped with batteries.

Hapag-Lloyd posts loss on higher bunker costs
15 Aug 2012 16:11 GMT
Container carrier says its financial results were hindered by soaring bunker prices during the second quarter of 2012.

Hapag-Lloyd to implement ECA fuel surcharge
14 Aug 2012 10:11 GMT
Low sulphur fuel surcharge will apply to trade from Latin America to North America.

Zim to introduce low sulphur fuel surcharge
13 Aug 2011 19:34 GMT
Surcharge to be implemented as a result of higher fuel costs following the introduction of the North American ECA.

Improving fuel efficiency with WAFMAX ships
10 Aug 2012 17:24 GMT
New container ships help improve fuel efficiency, customer service and reliability in West African ports.

DFDS crew save fuel with operational tweaks
07 Aug 2012 10:07 GMT
Ferry operator cuts bunker consumption as engine room staff are encouraged to compete for fuel savings.

Shipping told to 'get ready' for fuel surcharge increases
30 Jul 2012 12:47 GMT
Shipping community is advised to prepare itself for tariff increases as a result of the upcoming 1% sulphur requirement in North America.

Wärtsilä propulsion systems chosen for three PSVs
25 Jul 2012 10:07 GMT
Platform supply vessels are scheduled to be operational by the end of 2014.

Tankers to be fitted with fuel-efficient engines
19 Jul 2012 09:36 GMT
Energy-efficient engines to be supplied to nine tankers being built for Kuwait Oil Tanker Co.

Horizon Lines lowers fuel surcharge
16 Jul 2012 16:28 GMT
Shipping firm matches main rival and cuts fuel fee by 3 percentage points.

Sulphur directive could push freight costs up by 25%
16 Jul 2012 07:17 GMT
Association voices its concern regarding the recent EU agreement on the sulphur content of marine fuels.

Criticisms of Navy biofuels demonstration 'have no real merit'
13 Jul 2012 14:12 GMT
Executive vice president says the US must achieve some measure of control over the affordability of fuel supplies.

Saving fuel with autopilot system
12 Jul 2012 15:33 GMT
Oil tankers to retrofit autopilot system in a bid to lower fuel consumption and emissions.

Matson lowers bunker surcharge
11 Jul 2012 08:31 GMT
US firm cites the recent moderation in bunker prices as the reason for its surcharge decrease.

Operator to cut fuel costs with antifouling paint
10 Jul 2012 13:47 GMT

Wärtsilä in maintenance deal for fuel-saving engines
09 Jul 2012 08:44 GMT
Finnish firm signs long-term service agreement with Princess Cruise Lines.

Recovering re-usable fuel from waste fuel oil
06 Jul 2012 13:54 GMT
Owner cuts bunker costs with new high-speed separator.





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