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Home » News » Services, Products & Technology - Q3 2013


Services, Products & Technology - Q3 2013

ABS certification for diesel fuel flowmeters
24 Sep 2013 15:01 GMT
Flowmeter design includes an internal fuel bypass feature, which is said to make it immune to fuel blockage.

New tools to assess LNG containment systems in ice conditions
24 Sep 2013 09:02 GMT
Project has been looking into the effects of cargo sloshing caused by collisions with ice for LNG carriers and oil tankers.

DFDS orders exhaust gas cleaning systems
24 Sep 2013 08:32 GMT
PureSOx exhaust gas cleaning systems ordered for eight vessels.

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

Nitrogen membrane system for LNG-powered vessels
20 Sep 2013 09:10 GMT
Norwegian firm to supply nitrogen membrane generators for six LNG-fuelled Platform Supply Vessels.

Petrobras to invest over US$9 billion in IT and security by 2017
19 Sep 2013 08:42 GMT
Announcement made in the wake of claims that the US government spied on the Brazilian state-controlled energy firm.

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.

ExxonMobil launches environmentally acceptable lubricants
13 Sep 2013 17:41 GMT
New synthetic lubricants are said to meet stringent EPA requirements for environmentally acceptable lubricants.

New bunker supplier in Novorossiysk
12 Sep 2013 08:58 GMT
Company carried out its first marine fuel delivery earlier this week.

Dual-fuel solution for Quebec ferries
12 Sep 2013 06:30 GMT
Dual-fuel technology will allow Saguenay River ferries to switch from LNG to other fuels if required.

Brightoil starts supplying in Qingdao - source
11 Sep 2013 07:29 GMT
Company is said to have leased a 60,000 cubic metre storage tank at the Shandong Province port.

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

Wind and solar system short-listed for award
09 Sep 2013 08:28 GMT
System uses rigid sail technology controlled by a computer system so that solar and wind power can be harnessed to reduce fuel consumption.

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.

OW Bunker launches offshore West Africa operation
02 Sep 2013 06:11 GMT
Offshore supply operation covering Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal and waters down to the Ivory Coast.

Name change for Black Sea supplier
30 Aug 2013 14:24 GMT
New company name reflects recent change in ownership.

Fuel switch solution for Emissions Control Areas
28 Aug 2013 07:37 GMT
Fuel switch units are marketed as a cost-effective solution for switching to MGO in Emissions Control Areas.

ABS launches unit to focus on LNG and LPG
27 Aug 2013 20:09 GMT
A key area of focus will be the growing gas market in the United States.

New bunker supplier in Catania
21 Aug 2013 17:02 GMT
Supplier offering 380-centistoke and marine gasoil by barge.

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.

Valve specialist supplies high-speed LNG-powered ferry
14 Aug 2013 08:37 GMT
Cryogenic valves were used in the manufacture of the ferry's fuel system.

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.

Vacuum evaporation system purifies oils
09 Aug 2013 13:55 GMT
New system is said to clean most types of oils including lubricating, hydraulic, transformer and switch oils.

More orders for emissions monitoring system
09 Aug 2013 09:12 GMT
Company claims an order book stretching into 2015.

New bunker supplier in US Gulf
31 Jul 2013 16:51 GMT
Atlantic Gulf Bunkering to begin supplying in Mobile, Gulfport and Pascagoula.

Supplier sells over 100,000 tonnes since launch
29 Jul 2013 08:08 GMT
Bunker firm says it is 'never out of stock' with a storage capacity of around 70,000 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.

Bunker delivery software launched
25 Jul 2013 14:22 GMT
System can be used to monitor marine fuel deliveries.

CEPSA begins supplying at Ferrol and La Coruña
23 Jul 2013 14:35 GMT
Spanish firm now carrying out deliveries by barge and by truck at north-west ports.

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.

Free guide to optimising vessel lubricants is launched
23 Jul 2013 06:18 GMT
Publication is designed to provide support in understanding how to reduce vessel operating costs and improve lubrication performance.

First newbuild cruise ships to install 'world's smallest scrubber'
22 Jul 2013 13:22 GMT
Cruise line says its newbuilds will be the first to feature scrubber technology developed by Green Tech Marine.

Bomin begins supplying at Algeciras
19 Jul 2013 12:51 GMT
Supplier begins offering high sulphur 380-cst and MGO. Other grades to follow next month.

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.

Dan-Bunkering launches Dubai operation
17 Jul 2013 10:45 GMT
Bunker firm says it aims to strengthen its position in the Middle East and Southern Asia.

Aegean to commence operations at Algeciras
15 Jul 2013 21:36 GMT
Supplier to utilize its existing fleet capacity to expand its presence in the Western Mediterranean.

Power and propulsion systems ordered for LNG carriers
15 Jul 2013 08:14 GMT
Vessels will be the first electrically propelled LNG carriers to be built in China.

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%.

OW Bunker launches second supply vessel in Singapore
08 Jul 2013 13:45 GMT
Development follows initial trials of its physical operation in June 2013.





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