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Home » News » Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q3 2014


Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q3 2014

Stena Line to raise freight prices due to SECA fuel switch rules
26 Sep 2014 13:23 GMT
Ferry operator says its freight prices will have to increase 'by around 15%'; plans methanol trial and is looking at scrubber systems and LNG.

Carnival's fuel costs down $90 million in 9 months
24 Sep 2014 08:51 GMT
Fuel expenses 5.4% lower than last year after consuming 1.9% less fuel. Company expects higher fuel costs of around $0.10 per share in 2015 as a result of new sulphur content rules.

MSC announces ECA charges
23 Sep 2014 09:27 GMT
Charges to be introduced in January 2015.

R&D project aims to develop new fuel-flexible engine
22 Sep 2014 10:50 GMT
Project objective is to achieve 'significant reductions' in fuel consumption and exhaust emissions.

Unifeeder to implement SECA surcharge to cover higher fuel costs
18 Sep 2014 13:16 GMT
Logistics firm to introduce surcharge in 2015 as it switches to higher-priced marine gas oil (MGO) in order to meet new sulphur content regulations.

Part load kits offer 'lowest possible fuel consumption' in part load range
17 Sep 2014 08:57 GMT
New part load kits for the MaK M 32 E engine are said to provide improved fuel efficiency in the part load range.

Unmanned battery-powered concept ship revealed
12 Sep 2014 16:07 GMT
Concept ship is described as being "greener, smarter and safer than conventionally fuelled and operated vessels".

'Improved fuel consumption' with the Cat C4.4 ACERT
12 Sep 2014 13:38 GMT
Caterpillar Marine confirms the launch of the Cat C4.4 ACERT generator set for commercial vessels.

'Better fuel consumption' engines to power tugs in South Africa
11 Sep 2014 17:12 GMT
Transnet National Ports Authority selects engines to power eight harbour tugs.

Upgraded tanker design facilitates LNG fuel use
10 Sep 2014 13:29 GMT
New design is claimed to offer a 12 percent increase in energy efficiency and facilitate the use of gas as a marine fuel.

'Milestone' order to supply dual-fuel engines
09 Sep 2014 11:06 GMT
Engine technology is said to combine efficient fuel consumption and low investment costs.

Dual-fuel engines to power Baltic feeder ships
08 Sep 2014 11:52 GMT
Engine is said to offer low fuel consumption and enable LNG fuel to be used at all engine loads.

'Reduced fuel consumption' with new propeller system
08 Sep 2014 08:23 GMT
New controllable pitch (CP) propeller system is said to offer greater efficiency and lower bunker consumption.

Fuel-saving propeller buffing firm at SMM 2014
05 Aug 2014 11:47 GMT
Propeller buffing technique is said to help shipowners and operators reduce fuel costs.

'Next-gen' bulker can achieve fuel savings of over $6500 a day, says shipping firm
03 Sep 2014 09:11 GMT
Bulk carrier is said to offer a 'very attractive' return on investment due to its 'extremely low' fuel consumption.

Shipping firm announces new bunker charges
28 Aug 2014 10:42 GMT
New bunker charges for transpacific trade will be effective from October 1.

Harvey Gulf aims to optimize fuel economy with new management agreement
28 Aug 2014 08:35 GMT
Technical management agreement covers six LNG-fuelled platform supply vessels and two offshore construction vessels powered by diesel fuel.

Odfjell: Q2 net bunker cost up on last year, lower than Q1
26 Aug 2014 07:32 GMT
Net bunker cost per tonne was up $17 in the second quarter compared to last year, but down $6 on the first three months of 2014.

New Low Loss Hybrid energy system achieves 15% fuel savings in tests
25 Aug 2014 09:33 GMT
System is said to have produced fuel savings of 15% during a comprehensive measurement programme.

Maersk Line's bunker costs down 2.8% in Q2
22 Aug 2014 12:38 GMT
Shipping line achieved a 6.6% increase in volume growth, but it consumed 1% less fuel and the average bunker price paid was 1.7% lower.

SMM to showcase 'fuel-saving' technology that converts waste heat into electric power
13 Aug 2014 11:38 GMT
'Revolutionary' new system is said to provide fuel savings of up to 200 tonnes per year.

Wärtsilä wins design contract; Reduced fuel consumption cited as key reason
07 Aug 2014 13:43 GMT
Finnish firm says operational efficiency and reduced fuel consumption were among the reasons why its design solution was selected by US firm Tidewater.

LNG and energy efficiency to be discussed at gmec event
06 Aug 2014 12:57 GMT
gmec, the global maritime environmental congress, will be held in Hamburg next month as part of the maritime trade fair SMM.

Blue Star Ferries in project to reduce fuel consumption
06 Aug 2014 06:42 GMT
Project aims to make shipping more sustainable through the use of renewable energy and fuel reduction solutions.

Class approval for exhaust gas cleaning system
05 Aug 2014 11:58 GMT
DeltaLangh has received final class approval from Germanischer Lloyd for its exhaust gas cleaning system.

Horizon's bunker costs down $23 per tonne in Q2
30 Jul 2014 13:45 GMT
Average fuel costs decline by 3.5% in the second quarter compared to last year.

Southern Towing Company selects engines for their 'unmatched' fuel economy
25 Jul 2014 13:06 GMT
Company is said to operate one of the most fuel-efficient inland barge fleets on the Mississippi River System and Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.

Reducing fuel costs by minimizing 'non-standard behaviour'
24 Jul 2014 08:05 GMT
Study examines the reduction of emissions and fuel consumption by minimizing unnecessary delays and optimizing traffic flows.

Alfa Laval's adaptive fuel line
11 Jul 2014 12:22 GMT
Alfa Laval says its adaptive fuel line puts operators in full control of fuel line processes and opportunities for energy optimization.

Cutting fuel consumption by 12% with waste heat recovery system
10 Jul 2014 12:28 GMT
17 container ships are to use a waste heat recovery system that enables power to be generated with a lower overall fuel consumption.

MINs Control Systems and Eco Marine Power sign agreement
07 Jul 2014 11:44 GMT
MINs Control Systems Solution to sell and support Eco Marine Power's renewable energy solutions for shipping in Singapore and Myanmar.





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