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Home » News » Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q2 2014

Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q2 2014

Cutting fuel consumption with new wind propulsion solution
26 Jun 2014 13:35 GMT
Rotor sail solution is designed to help cargo vessels 'significantly' cut fuel costs.

Float out ceremony for fuel-efficient cruise ship
25 Jun 2014 18:28 GMT
Vessel features energy-efficient hybrid engines, hydro-dynamically optimized streamlined hulls and bows for maximum fuel efficiency.

Carnival bunker costs down $28 million in Q2
25 Jun 2014 14:33 GMT
Fuel expenses fall by 5% for Carnival as bunker consumption declines by 12,000 tonnes and the average fuel cost per metric tonne is down 3.8%.

Propulsion system for shipping group and bunker firm
23 Jun 2014 18:36 GMT
New tanker is due to operate mainly in northern Europe.

GAC launches HullWiper at Sharjah
23 Jun 2014 11:38 GMT
GAC's new hull-cleaning remotely operated vehicle has been extended to a third UAE port.

MSC Cruises gets high score for energy-saving initiatives
18 Jun 2014 11:37 GMT
Cruise line is certified under goal-based scheme that recognizes management excellence, setting standards which go beyond the requirements of statutory rules and codes.

Tests confirm 27% fuel savings from Onboard DC Grid
16 Jun 2014 13:14 GMT
First documented results from a vessel outfitted with ABB's Onboard DC Grid.

Energy management course launched
10 Jun 2014 15:06 GMT
Course is designed to make a company's progression to ISO 50001 accreditation as straight forward as possible.

Up to 5% in fuel savings with new additive, says technology firm
09 Jun 2014 07:47 GMT
US firm enters marine market with 'successfully tested' additive.

Up to 4% in fuel savings with new fixed pitch propeller design
04 Jun 2014 14:21 GMT
Concept has been developed using the latest computational fluid dynamics technology.

Ardmore acquires fuel-efficient tanker
28 May 2014 09:18 GMT
Eco-design vessel is expected to be delivered between July and August 2014.

Maersk ships approach 3,500 hours of EGR operation
27 May 2014 06:46 GMT
Two Maersk ships have logged almost 3,500 hours using exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) technology.

Norwegian Navy aims to cut fuel use with hybrid propulsion
21 May 2014 15:18 GMT
New hybrid propulsion system is designed to improve fuel efficiency and operating flexibility.

GAC launches HullWiper at Fujairah
20 May 2014 12:14 GMT
GAC's new hull-cleaning remotely operated vehicle is now at the Middle East's leading bunker port.

Changes to bunker fuel excise in Australia
15 May 2014 05:20 GMT
New changes are due to come into effect from August 1.

Agreement to manufacture fuel-saving rigid sail
12 May 2014 07:04 GMT
First pre-commercial EnergySail is expected to be produced this year.

Baltic Trading forecasts fuel savings
09 May 2014 14:51 GMT
Fuel efficiency upgrade program is expected to lead to a reduction in bunker costs.

Horizon's Q1 bunker costs decline by $37 per tonne
08 May 2014 19:08 GMT
Average fuel costs decline by 5.5% in the first quarter compared to the previous year.

Royal Caribbean forecasts bunker consumption
29 Apr 2014 09:20 GMT
Cruise operator expects to consume 338,000 tonnes of bunker fuel during the second quarter of 2014.

Consultancy emphasizes high cost of environmental regulatory compliance
25 Apr 2014 22:05 GMT
UK firm says that finding enough money to remain compliant with environmental regulation is going to be a challenge for operators over the next few years.

RINA launches Efficient Ship notation
23 Apr 2014 20:33 GMT
Classification society has launched a new voluntary notation to clearly identify new ship designs which meet eco-ship criteria.

Fuel-saving products on show in Tokyo
10 Apr 2014 08:43 GMT
Technology on display includes low fuel consumption engines, hybrid power systems and low-drag hull forms.

US Navy to save fuel with energy storage system
10 Apr 2014 08:27 GMT
Energy storage system will function as a ship-wide uninterruptable power supply.

DNV GL introduces 'next generation' energy efficiency methodology
09 Apr 2014 20:18 GMT
Methodology is designed to help ship managers make the most out of their Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plans.

Underwater operation leads to fuel savings
08 Apr 2014 15:58 GMT
Tanker owner benefits from propeller device installation in Rotterdam.

Ferry operator achieves fuel savings of almost 40%
08 Apr 2014 14:24 GMT
Hybrid propulsion system enables Scottish firm to slash bunker costs.

New Middle East turbocharging service
07 Apr 2014 14:04 GMT
Turbocharger applications are designed to help reduce fuel consumption while increasing efficiency and reliability.

DFDS chooses fuel-saving solutions
04 Apr 2014 12:12 GMT
Shipping company to install energy-saving technology on around 20 ships.

Survey highlights high cost of litigation for brokers
03 Apr 2014 14:42 GMT
Survey of London solicitors highlights the high cost of litigation for brokers seeking judgement in the English courts.

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