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Home » News » Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q3 2013


Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q3 2013

Focus on cash control impacts ship operating costs
27 Sep 2013 17:41 GMT
Consultant says total annual operating costs in the shipping industry fell by an average 1.8 percent in 2012.

IACS chairman calls for evidence-based assessment of ship efficiency
26 Sep 2013 14:34 GMT
Cazzulo presents paper calling for an EEDI database for new ships on World Maritime Day.

Fuel-saving 'Quick Docking' service launched
25 Sep 2013 20:24 GMT
Propellers are polished and anti-fouling and fresh coatings are applied to optimise vessel performance and lower fuel costs.

Carnival fuel consumption down 5.2% in Q3
25 Sep 2013 05:58 GMT
Cruise vessel operator also notes that fuel prices rose by 2.3% year-on-year.

'Fuel-saving' propeller launched
23 Sep 2013 08:48 GMT
Propeller is said to improve fuel economy by 10 percent.

Gothenburg pays out SEK 2m to fuel initiative participants
20 Sep 2013 08:38 GMT
Ships using 0.1% sulphur fuel receive compensation twice a year.

Sail propulsion concept could save 30% in fuel costs
17 Sep 2013 06:34 GMT
Test results are said to indicate that fixed wing sail power concept will provide 'very significant' fuel savings.

FutureShip tool adds fuel consumption calculator
17 Sep 2013 05:33 GMT
Latest version of trim optimisation tool, ECO-Assistant, includes a fuel consumption calculator and system usage monitoring.

Fishing vessel saves up to 30% in fuel and maintenance costs
16 Sep 2013 13:44 GMT
Operator says it will deliver by weight the most high quality cod products with the least fuel consumed of any long line vessel in North America.

Hull coatings for ship performance guide launched
13 Sep 2013 08:22 GMT
Free guide examines the regulatory landscape, anti-fouling coating concepts, performance monitoring and hull cleaning.

LNG-fuelled ship is christened
11 Sep 2013 11:13 GMT
Vessel is said to offer a load sharing operation which results in low fuel consumption and increased safety.

New hull coating concept launched
10 Sep 2013 13:33 GMT
Hull coating is said to offer average fuel savings of six percent.

Carnival commits over $180m to install scrubber technology
06 Sep 2013 19:55 GMT
Exhaust gas cleaning technology to be installed on 32 ships.

Fuel-saving hull coating technologies make 'significant impact'
05 Sep 2013 19:23 GMT
Over 150 vessels take up fouling control technologies in six months.

Blending device marketed as low-cost scrubber alternative
19 Aug 2013 17:57 GMT
Product to be mainly targeted towards vessels that only occasionally enter Emissions Control Areas.

Agreement to provide bunker measurement solutions
12 Aug 2013 08:08 GMT
Fuel measurement solutions are designed to help customers save on operating costs and ensure accurate billing.

Contract to supply AMP systems in the US and Asia
09 Aug 2013 14:34 GMT
Four separate orders for Alternative Maritime Power systems in Japan, South Korea, China and the United States.

Royal Caribbean: Fuel consumption 'lower than expected'
30 Jul 2013 12:55 GMT
Cruise operator forecasts full year fuel consumptoin at 1.346 million tonnes.

Agreement to promote eco-technology to Greek market
29 Jul 2013 06:14 GMT
Deal includes promotion of computer system that monitors fuel use and is designed to improve fuel efficiency.

Teekay LNG Partners orders two additional fuel-saving vessels
26 Jul 2013 20:44 GMT
Twin engines are said to be 'significantly more fuel efficient' and have lower emission levels than other engines being utilized in LNG shipping.

Hybrid tug firm wins green award
26 Jul 2013 06:18 GMT
Shipbuilder wins prize for developing eco-friendly tug.

COSCON announces bunker adjustment
24 Jul 2013 12:55 GMT
Emergency bunker adjustment will be effective from August 1.

Fastest high-speed ferry powered by Wärtsilä axial waterjets
23 Jul 2013 10:39 GMT
The Francisco is the world's fastest high-speed ferry and the first fast ferry to utilize LNG as fuel.

First two orders for fuel-saving X62 engine
18 Jul 2013 17:31 GMT
Wärtsilä claims that fuel savings of as much as 10 percent can be achieved.

Cruise line applauded for lowering vessel speeds
17 Jul 2013 05:46 GMT
Cruise vessel operator honoured for complying with speed reduction initiative.

Fuel-sharing mode for Chinese ship owners
16 Jul 2013 13:41 GMT
Contract to supply six Chinese LNG carriers. Dual-fuel engines to include fuel-sharing mode.

Onshore test of prototype sail
09 Jul 2013 06:02 GMT
Objective is to install the sailing rig without making major design changes to existing vessels, while reducing CO2 emissions by 2-5%.

Wärtsilä engine passes type approval test
05 Jul 2013 13:55 GMT
New engine is said to increase efficiency and lower fuel costs.





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