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Home » News » Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q4 2014


Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q4 2014

Royal Caribbean to retrofit 19 ships with scrubbers
23 Dec 2014 16:21 GMT
Advanced emissions purification (AEP) systems will remove more than 97% of the sulphur dioxide emissions generated by the ships' diesel engines, says cruise operator.

Carnival's annual bunker costs down $175 million
22 Dec 2014 09:43 GMT
Cruise operator consumed 72,000 tonnes less fuel and recorded a $40 decrease in the average fuel cost per metric tonne during its last fiscal year.

Fuel savings convince K Line to expand use of ClassNK-NAPA GREEN
18 Dec 2014 15:12 GMT
Three additional vessels to be fitted with the software in June 2015.

Shipping confidence at two-year low as concern mounts over regulation costs
12 Dec 2014 13:05 GMT
Survey reveals increasing concern about the high cost of achieving compliance with new regulations.

Eco Marine Power signs agreement with Triad
09 Dec 2014 12:55 GMT
Range of services to be offered to shipping firms looking to include renewable energy solutions as part of their strategy to cut fuel costs and emissions.

First LNG-ready ultra-large container ship is named
28 Nov 2014 09:53 GMT
Naming ceremony held for the first of 17 ships being built for United Arab Shipping Company (UASC).

Matson-Horizon bunker surcharge war finally over
13 Nov 2014 13:21 GMT
Horizon Lines reached agreements to sell its business to Matson Inc. and The Pasha Group earlier this week.

Viking Lady's hybrid propulsion system discussed in Athens
13 Nov 2014 09:37 GMT
Fuel-efficient vessel could 'lead the way to a significant improvement in the safety and efficiency of high-risk operations', according to DNV GL.

Carnival's annual bunker consumption could reach 3.5 million tonnes by 2016
07 Nov 2014 16:28 GMT
World's largest cruise company plans to increase its fleet capacity by almost 10 percent by 2016.

Fishing vessels to feature 'fuel-efficient' propulsion equipment
30 Oct 2014 15:02 GMT
Lunar Fishing vessels to incorporate integrated propulsion system producing 'fuel cost savings and greater operating efficiency'.

GAC launches HullWiper at Sohar
29 Oct 2014 15:00 GMT
GAC's new hull-cleaning remotely operated vehicle has been extended to a fourth port in the Middle East.

Wärtsilä to supply 'highly efficient' integrated propulsion
29 Oct 2014 14:46 GMT
Integrated propulsion system is designed to ensure maximum efficiency with low fuel consumption.

Matson lowers fuel surcharge for first time since July 2013
28 Oct 2014 12:27 GMT
Shipper cites the recent moderation in bunker fuel prices as a key reason for its surcharge cut.

Survey: Vessel operating costs expected to rise over the next two years
27 Oct 2014 15:02 GMT
Several respondents did note, however, that reductions in oil prices were likely to result in reduced operating and voyage expenses, respectively, in terms of lubes and fuel.

NGO calls for transparency on 2015 bunker surcharges
24 Oct 2014 12:44 GMT
Secretary-General says information on additional costs is needed now as shippers set their freight budgets for 2015.

'Most fuel-efficient propulsion' for new trawler
21 Oct 2014 13:13 GMT
Norwegian fishing company Ramoen enters into an agreement for the construction of a new stern trawler.

Membrane tank technology ordered for two LNG carriers
14 Oct 2014 13:31 GMT
Technology is said to offer an optimized daily boil-off rate and help achieve fuel savings.

Carnival expects to save over a billion gallons of fuel in 7 years
06 Oct 2014 12:45 GMT
By the end of 2014, cruise firm expects to have saved around $2.5 billion in fuel costs.

Study: Small decline in ship operating costs in 2013
02 Oct 2014 14:18 GMT
Crew costs was the only category to show an increase over the 12-month period.

Shenzhen praised for fuel switch scheme
02 Oct 2014 10:45 GMT
New voluntary scheme means that ship operators will receive a subsidy for switching to fuel with a lower sulphur content.





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