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Home » News » Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q1 2013


Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q1 2013

Avoiding high fuel costs with anti-piracy service
27 Mar 2013 15:11 GMT
Anti-piracy solution offered as an alternative to re-routing around the Cape of Good Hope.

Early ECDIS adoption can offer savings
27 Mar 2013 14:31 GMT
Owners that adopt ECDIS early can benefit from increased safety and lower costs, says manufacturer.

Ship managers to play key role in controlling fuel consumption
26 Mar 2013 14:18 GMT
COO says ship managers will play an important role in controlling consumption on existing ships and the eco ships of the future.

Engine turned off for 280 miles to save fuel
22 Mar 2013 19:08 GMT
Owner saves fuel as product tanker drifts for 3-4 days by wind and sea current alone.

ABB system to receive technology award
22 Mar 2013 13:38 GMT
ABB's Onboard DC Grid is said to reduce fuel consumption and emissions by up to 20 percent.

Fuel-saving ship christened in South Korea
21 Mar 2013 14:35 GMT
Technology features are designed to lower fuel consumption and achieve a higher EEDI.

Gas combustion unit an economical alternative
21 Mar 2013 13:11 GMT
Unit is said to have lower installation costs and operating expenditures than comparable products.

Maersk: Bunker costs would have been $1.6bn higher
20 Mar 2013 18:50 GMT
Container line says its financial results would have effectively swung from positive to negative had it not improved its energy efficiency.

MSC Preziosa to receive '7 Golden Pearls' award
20 Mar 2013 11:31 GMT
Award is a demonstration that MSC Cruises is committed to the environment, says Bureau Veritas.

Environship concept wins award
19 Mar 2013 19:50 GMT
Ship design includes integrated rudder and propeller system to reduce fuel consumption.

Sekimizu: Community should absorb cost to produce low sulphur fuel
19 Mar 2013 16:33 GMT
IMO Secretary-General also says that shipping should demand the same clean fuels as other industries.

Fuel-saving VLCC awarded Green Passport
19 Mar 2013 09:02 GMT
Vessel is said to significantly reduce fuel consumption and associated emissions.

CMA CGM reaffirms its commitment to green shipping
14 Mar 2013 18:37 GMT
New vessels are equipped with the latest environmental technology, says container shipping giant.

Wartsila in maintenance agreement for LNG-fuelled vessel
14 Mar 2013 12:08 GMT
5-year maintenance agreement signed for world's largest LNG-powered passenger ferry.

Engines cut fuel costs by 7%
13 Mar 2013 14:11 GMT
Type approval test of two ultra-long stroke marine engines is completed.

Fuel-saving marine coating launched in Miami
13 Mar 2013 13:01 GMT
Coating is said to reduce the risk of mechanical damage, decrease drag and achieve fuel savings.

Fleet management technology released
27 Feb 2013 11:38 GMT
Software suite includes fuel consumption monitoring system.

Teekay LNG Partners orders fuel-saving vessels
14 Feb 2013 07:34 GMT
LNG carriers will each have two dual-fuel, ultra long two-stroke gas injection engines.

Clipper vessels ISO 50001 certified for energy management
11 Feb 2013 09:23 GMT
CEO says certification is a natural step in the group's focus on reducing its fuel consumption.

New tool aimed at optimizing energy usage
05 Feb 2013 10:01 GMT
Software tool is aimed at enabling shipowners to maximize the gains in energy efficiency and emission reduction.

Approval of fuel-saving LNG tanker documentation
04 Feb 2013 14:41 GMT
Vessel design is said to meet the highest environmental requirements.

ICS voices 'serious concerns' over Suez toll increases
04 Feb 2013 13:21 GMT
Secretary General says this is not the time for the Suez Canal Authority to be announcing toll increases.

Tax on bunkers would make Sri Lanka 'uncompetitive'
30 Jan 2013 20:10 GMT
Industry players warn that the implementation of a new tax would lead to a hike in prices and make bunkering in Sri Lanka uncompetitive.

Maersk Line reaches 2020 CO2 target
25 Jan 2013 10:28 GMT
World’s largest container shipping firm cuts CO2 emissions by 25% from 2007 levels.

Ferry first for Bureau Veritas energy-saving notation
21 Jan 2013 16:22 GMT
Bureau Veritas issues the first of its new voluntary SEEMP notations.

Wärtsilä to power fuel-efficient ferry
21 Jan 2013 08:53 GMT
Finnish firm to supply the main engines and auxiliary generating sets.

US Lines adjusts bunker surcharge
18 Jan 2013 19:22 GMT
New fuel charge will be effective from mid-February.

Joint program to reduce fuel consumption
07 Jan 2013 10:52 GMT
Energy management initiative aims to cut bunker consumption by up to 15 percent.





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