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Home » News » Services, Products & Technology - Q1 2015


Services, Products & Technology - Q1 2015

FuelTrax developer migrates to Austin data centre
27 Mar 2015 11:21 GMT
Servers and networking equipment have been moved to Data Foundry's data centre in Austin, Texas.

Agreement to share LNG-fuelled ship technology
25 Mar 2015 13:03 GMT
DSME and South Korean city in agreement over the transfer of patented LNG-fuelled ship technology.

ABB unveils Azipod thruster to growing electric propulsion market
24 Mar 2015 12:02 GMT
The Azipod D is said to combine superior reliability with ease of maintenance, requiring up to 25 percent less installed power.

Electric propulsion for world's largest civilian hospital ship
19 Mar 2015 16:45 GMT
Vessel is to be fitted with two ABB Azipod C propulsion units and is scheduled for delivery in 2017.

Aegean provides update on new business operations
18 Mar 2015 16:27 GMT
Bunker firm gives overview of its new operations in the U.S., Germany and Russia, with an update on its storage facility in Fujairah.

Project to develop propulsion products for arctic conditions
18 Mar 2015 12:25 GMT
The Arctic Thruster Ecosystem (ArTEco) project is due to run until 2017.

Wartsila launches Tier III-compliant engine
16 Mar 2015 10:35 GMT
Engine with high-pressure selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system is said to be the first to comply with IMO regulations for nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions.

WSS warns of potential problems with ECA-compliant distillates
12 Mar 2015 14:44 GMT
Company's range of fuel oil treatment products has been designed specifically for marine distillate fuels.

New ferry to be powered by Wartsila dual-fuel engines
12 Mar 2015 11:05 GMT
Engine technology is scheduled be delivered in early 2016.

ExxonMobil launches new ECA-compliant fuel
11 Mar 2015 16:10 GMT
Oil major expands product range with Advanced Fuel Marine ECA 200 (AFME 200).

Weather routing solution could help ships save fuel
04 Mar 2015 12:07 GMT
Newly released service offers a daily forecast that could reduce marine fuel usage in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal.

Gulf Petrochem opens London office, hires global head of bunkering
03 Mar 2015 13:33 GMT
Neil Lamerton is tasked with managing the company's existing bunker business and developing new supply locations.

Heavy fuel viscosity meter launched
03 Mar 2015 11:31 GMT
Product is designed to help maximize engine power output irrespective of fuel quality variations, and optimize fuel cut-over times.

System reliquifies 100% of boil-off gas for use as marine fuel
25 Feb 2015 10:38 GMT
Developer claims LNG carriers could save up to 50% in fuel costs.

Oil price decline 'should not impact on dual-fuel LNG carriers'
24 Feb 2015 12:56 GMT
Lawyer says dual-fuel technology 'still makes sense' despite the recent decrease in oil prices.

Dan-Bunkering's expansion in South America
24 Feb 2015 09:16 GMT
Bunker company has launched operations in Chile and Uruguay since the start of the year.

Environment a 'core priority' for producer of world's smallest scrubber
23 Feb 2015 13:19 GMT
Producer says its scrubber is 'unique' as it is custom built and has been specifically developed for the marine industry.

Record volumes of low-sulphur fuel supplied in Gothenburg
20 Feb 2015 12:05 GMT
EU Sulphur Directive has led to record volumes of low-sulphur fuel being sold in Gothenburg, according to reports.

Propulsion system chosen for new hybrid ferry
18 Feb 2015 12:43 GMT
New ferry combines a diesel-electric propulsion system with lithium-ion batteries.

First order for in-line closed-loop scrubber system
17 Feb 2015 10:12 GMT
Scrubbers are scheduled to be installed on two Stena Line ferries in 2015 and 2016.

Wartsila and Cryonorm to supply LNG systems to inland waterway market
16 Feb 2015 16:25 GMT
Agreement reached to supply LNGPac fuel system to inland waterway vessels.

Litgas and Statoil plan to start LNG bunkering operation
16 Feb 2015 14:27 GMT
Both parties plan to agree on the form of cooperation within the second quarter this year, according to Litgas.

Developing fuel-saving technology via partnerships
13 Feb 2015 13:09 GMT
Van der Velden has developed its fuel-efficient technology in collaboration with other specialists.

Order for 30 dual-fuel engines
11 Feb 2015 11:25 GMT
Engines are to primarily utilize LNG as fuel, but are also capable of running on conventional marine diesel fuels.

COSCO ships to be powered by engines with 2-700 cSt viscosity range
10 Feb 2015 10:53 GMT
Engine is designed to operate on fuels with a viscosity ranging from 2.0 cSt to 700 cSt at 50 degrees centigrade.

Opet intends to close Singapore fuel oil operation
09 Feb 2015 11:20 GMT
Trading counterparties are reported to have been contacted by Opet to close their trading accounts.

Shell LNG bunker vessel to be powered by 20DF engines
09 Feb 2015 10:20 GMT
Vessel is to be used to carry out deliveries in northwest Europe.

Aegean launches new marketing and trading division
09 Feb 2015 09:32 GMT
Experienced team of traders based in Greece, Germany, Russia and Singapore.

Bunkers International offering 0.1% ECA fuel in Colombia
05 Feb 2015 10:23 GMT
Product is said to have a viscosity similar to a 30 cSt fuel at 50 degrees centigrade.

Bore Ltd orders scrubber system
04 Feb 2015 12:19 GMT
Exhaust gas cleaning system is to installed aboard the M/V Seagard to comply with ECA sulphur requirements.

Dual-fuel engine granted type approval
02 Feb 2015 10:27 GMT
Engine operating on diesel fuel and LNG was granted type approval in just a couple of months.

Training course designed to help reduce fuel costs
27 Jan 2015 14:04 GMT
Programme is designed to help organizations achieve effective energy management by setting out a sequence of procedures and systems.

Option to buy 40 scrubbers in 2015
27 Jan 2015 12:54 GMT
LMS Shipmanagement has until December 31 to exercise its option to buy up to 40 additional fuel purification systems from Triton.

BP Marine to cease bunkering in US, Panama
27 Jan 2015 11:25 GMT
Oil major confirms that it plans to withdraw from Houston, New York, Offshore Gulf of Mexico and Panama.

Software launched to assist ships with fuel changeover
26 Jan 2015 16:50 GMT
Software is said to assess fuel consumption at actual operating speed to calculate the time required to completely switch to a low-sulphur fuel.

Kemel approves Lubmarine's Bioneptan product range
21 Jan 2015 13:58 GMT
The Bioneptan range is designed specifically for vessels' stern tubes.

ExxonMobil MGO now available at Le Havre
21 Jan 2015 13:03 GMT
Oil major is now offering a dedicated MGO barge delivery service to clients at the French port.

Aegean to open office in Russia with five ex-OW staff
21 Jan 2015 09:09 GMT
St. Petersburg-based operation is to focus on the sale of marine petroleum products across all Russian ports.

Gulf Petrochem to begin bunker supply operations at Khor Fakkan
19 Jan 2015 12:01 GMT
Company confirms that it also plans to expand its coverage in the Gulf of Khambat.

VLGC fitted with exhaust gas cleaning system
16 Jan 2015 11:55 GMT
Dorian LPG vessel is fitted with Clean Marine scrubber technology.

Lukoil starts supplying ECA-compliant fuel at Murmansk
14 Jan 2015 14:53 GMT
Russian firm began supplying its new brand of low sulphur marine fuel at the start of January.

Rolls-Royce propulsion to boost fuel efficiency of Alaska class ferries
13 Jan 2015 17:18 GMT
The Rolls-Royce Promas propulsion system is designed to increase fuel efficiency and enhance manoeuvrability.

Horizon Lines secures emissions control waiver
12 Jan 2015 06:38 GMT
Shipper will be permitted to burn low sulphur fuel oil while it pursues the installation of exhaust gas cleaning systems on its vessels.

Wärtsilä X62 engine fully approved and available to the market
09 Jan 2015 14:14 GMT
Fuel injection system is designed to facilitate high levels of combustion efficiency to provide fuel savings across the entire load range of the engine.

Scrubber technology for Stena Forerunner
08 Jan 2015 12:12 GMT
Two open loop exhaust gas cleaning systems are to be installed on the Stena RoRo vessel in 2015.





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