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Home » News » Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q2 2015


Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q2 2015

Construction of tanker with 'improved fuel efficiency' under way
26 Jun 2015 09:46 GMT
Ship design is said to achieve improved fuel efficiency via a G-series MAN ME slow-speed main engine and an optimized hull form.

'Next-generation' vessel named by MSC Cruises
24 Jun 2014 12:58 GMT
Cruise vessel to include propellers and rudders to cut fuel consumption, and scrubbers to reduce emissions.

Bahri subsidiary orders fuel management systems for 26 VLCCs
23 Jun 2015 13:18 GMT
Systems are designed to help optimize ship performance and reduce fuel consumption.

Fuel-saving hybrid tug named in Germany
19 Jun 2015 11:15 GMT
KOTUG's RT Emotion was named in Bremerhaven this week.

Researchers test 'whale's tail' to help reduce fuel consumption
19 Jun 2015 08:48 GMT
Wave foil that can be attached to ships to improve fuel efficiency is being tested by researchers in Norway.

Fleet management solution to tap into 'world's largest fuel sampling database'
11 Jun 2015 15:15 GMT
Move is designed to help shipping firms make more informed decisions in order to improve fleet performance.

'Most efficient LNG ship on the water' is launched
11 Jun 2015 13:37 GMT
Fuel-saving Creole Spirit is expected to enter into service in early 2016.

Hull performance tie-up designed to help cut fuel costs
04 Jun 2015 09:07 GMT
Cooperation agreement to work on improving hull performance.

Wartsila 31 engine: a 'breakthrough' in fuel efficiency
03 Jun 2015 10:51 GMT
New engine is said to raise fuel efficiency, fuel flexibility, and operational optimization to 'totally new levels'.

Flexibility the key to future-proof vessels against bunker price volatility
03 Jun 2015 09:04 GMT
Transformative, flexible technologies are key to future-proof vessels against volatile fuel prices and freight rates, says ABB.

New ship designs feature 'exceptionally low and best-in-class fuel consumption'
02 Jun 2015 15:20 GMT
Vessel designs are based on the concept of achieving optimal fuel efficiency.

Solar solutions cleared for commercial release
02 Jun 2015 12:19 GMT
Go-ahead follows completion of sea trials onboard a vessel operated by Blue Star Ferries.

DNV GL sees hybrid propulsion as emerging trend
01 Jun 2015 10:58 GMT
Number of hybrid vessels in operation could rise to 100 by 2020, says CEO of DNV Maritime.

First Dragon-class ships fitted with Wartsila package
29 May 2015 06:29 GMT
Package includes two 50DF dual-fuel engines and an LNG fuel system.

Imtech wins contract to supply propulsion system for hybrid ferry
22 May 2015 09:26 GMT
Dutch firm to supply the diesel-electric and Li-Ion battery hybrid propulsion system, and carry out the electrical installation.

3,000 ships have ordered fuel-saving propeller device
21 May 2015 08:23 GMT
Japanese product is said to offer a 3-5 percent reduction in fuel consumption.

Carisbrooke opts for 'fuel-saving' Intersleek 1100SR
20 May 2015 13:26 GMT
Product is said to offer a reduction in hull roughness, thus improving efficiency and lowering fuel consumption.

Antwerp to offer discount to ships with lower particulate emissions
20 May 2015 12:38 GMT
Discount to be granted from next month to ships that use alternative technology to reduce particulate emissions.

Alfa Laval: Clients still interested in PureDry since bunker prices dropped
13 May 2015 12:03 GMT
Swedish firm points out that PureDry not only recovers fuel, but also minimizes sludge.

DNV GL 'honoured' that ships are first to receive 'Gas Ready' notation
11 May 2015 10:57 GMT
The M.V. Barzan is the first of six 18,800-TEU container vessels ordered by UASC.

'Up to 2.5%' in fuel savings with propeller attachment
08 May 2015 09:14 GMT
Device generates countering swirls that offset the swirls generated by the propeller, thus improving propulsion efficiency.

Bunker-related issues on MEPC 68 agenda
07 May 2015 09:13 GMT
Issues include the availability of compliant fuel oil in 2020, quality control measures prior to the delivery of bunkers and a data collection system for fuel consumption.

Keel-laying ceremony for first of three fuel-efficient tankers
07 May 2015 07:40 GMT
Vessels are to also include dual-fuel auxiliary engines and the ability to accommodate a future LNG system installation.

50DF engine 'successfully' tested to run on ethane fuel
04 May 2015 09:14 GMT
News is described as being a 'significant breakthrough for Wartsila's multi-fuel technology'.

Rolls-Royce to deliver engines and propulsion to multi-purpose vessel
24 Apr 2015 14:44 GMT
Deal includes order for two azimuth thrusters - designed to help reduce fuel consumption.

Fuel-saving hull cleaning solution launched in Singapore
23 Apr 2015 06:58 GMT
GAC's HullWiper debuts at Sea Asia 2015.

Royal Caribbean forecasts 2015 consumption and lowers EPS guidance on rising fuel prices
22 Apr 2015 14:38 GMT
Company used 344,000 tonnes of fuel in Q1 and expects to consume 1,382,000 tonnes this year. Fuel prices are up 14% since January, says CFO.

RT Emotion completes hat-trick of fuel-efficient hybrid tugs
21 Apr 2015 13:43 GMT
New E-KOTUG is to operate in Bremerhaven.

New vessel design with 'reduction of 20 to 25 percent in fuel consumption'
21 Apr 2015 09:44 GMT
Anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel design is being launched at Singapore exhibition this week.

Tanker's fuel consumption 10-20% lower than similar ships, says Concordia
15 Apr 2015 14:56 GMT
Medium range tanker is said to offer low fuel consumption and high cargo flexibility.

Marine solar power solution gets thumbs up
13 Apr 2015 10:28 GMT
Eco Marine Power's renewable energy solution for shipping recognized by ClassNK.

Azimuth propulsion ordered to help reduce fuel consumption
10 Apr 2015 15:14 GMT
Rolls-Royce thrusters are equipped with full-feathering propellers to help lower engine power use and bunker costs.

Naming ceremony for triple-fuel LNG carrier
10 Apr 2015 11:57 GMT
Vessel is the fourth in a series of triple-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.

Rickmers fleet upgrade means lower bunker costs for charterers
10 Apr 2015 11:09 GMT
Improvement measures are said to represent a combined investment volume of around $50 million.

Lower bunker costs boost Stolt-Nielsen Q1 profit
10 Apr 2015 09:58 GMT
Improved net profit was primarily due to lower bunker costs for Stolt Tankers.





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