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Home » News » Services, Products & Technology - Q1 2014

Services, Products & Technology - Q1 2014

Fuel-saving propulsion package for fishing vessel
28 Mar 2014 07:42 GMT
Flexible propulsion package offers a number of fuel-saving power modes to accommodate different fishing patterns.

Dutch slow steaming technology wins award
28 Mar 2014 06:54 GMT
Ships are said to achieve a 50 percent reduction in fuel costs whilst travelling at a 25 percent lower speed.

Singapore supplier to install mass flow metering system
26 Mar 2014 15:24 GMT
Bunker barge is due to be fitted with a mass flow metering system for deliveries at the world's leading bunker port.

Chinese ship owner orders dual-fuel engine
25 Mar 2014 13:51 GMT
LNG carrier is due to begin operating along the Chinese coastline in 2015.

Wärtsilä 'takes dual-fuel technology to next level'
24 Mar 2014 07:13 GMT
Finnish firm says its has 'raised the technology bar' with the introduction of its new 46DF engine.

Diesel particulate filter order for luxury boat market
18 Mar 2014 20:38 GMT
Order worth $450,000 is received from firm that specializes in the emission control of industrial combustion engines.

Scrubber technology for Scandlines ferry
18 Mar 2014 14:34 GMT
Closed loop scrubber installation is completed on board the M/V Schleswig-Holstein.

Patent for fuel-saving bow technology in China
18 Mar 2014 07:55 GMT
Patent is granted for the Environship wave-piercing bow technology for merchant vessels.

OW Bunker launches physical supply operation in Australia
17 Mar 2014 10:23 GMT
Bunker firm to supply in Port Kembla, Sydney, Newcastle and Eden.

Baleària aims to cut fuel consumption by over two percent
14 Mar 2014 13:42 GMT
Spanish ferry operator expects to achieve fuel savings with energy management solution.

OW Bunker launches supply operation in LA and Long Beach
14 Mar 2014 08:07 GMT
Bunker firm expands its physical distribution operation in North America.

GAC wins UK support service contract
13 Mar 2014 15:37 GMT
GAC to provide a package of support services for vessels chartered by N-Sea Offshore Ltd. calling at UK ports.

New EAL service for ship operators
12 Mar 2014 15:36 GMT
New service is designed to help operators meet new rules concerning the use of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs).

Cruise ship energy management tool launched
11 Mar 2014 08:52 GMT
New tool is expected to generate 'significant' annual cash savings in fuel costs for large modern cruise ships.

New barge supplier at Santa Panagia Roads
10 Mar 2014 13:44 GMT
Bunker firm is granted permission to supply tankers working cargo at the ISAB Impianti Sud Refinery.

Endofa forms new venture, Endofa-VP; Opens office in France
06 Mar 2014 17:23 GMT
Managing Partner says the new business is designed to expand Endofa's presence in Europe while serving as its exclusive agent in France.

Russian firm takes delivery of dual-fuel power
04 Mar 2014 13:18 GMT
LNG carrier is equipped with a diesel-electric, dual-fuel propulsion system.

Wärtsilä environmental seal systems allow mineral oil to be used in US waters
04 Mar 2014 08:38 GMT
Air chamber within the seal is said to capture any water or oil leakage, which is then transferred to inboard tanks.

DNV GL and MPA collaborate in maritime research & development
28 Feb 2014 21:12 GMT
Memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed to promote research & development (R&D) and innovation in the maritime industry.

Enjet exits the bunker business
26 Feb 2014 00:01 GMT
Houston firm decides to stop supplying marine fuels because it is 'just not profitable'.

Kaliningrad terminal to receive MGO by sea for the first time
25 Feb 2014 16:11 GMT
New pipeline will allow access to the waterside jetties and neighbouring shipyard.

Shore-to-ship power system for Color Line ferry
24 Feb 2014 13:34 GMT
System is designed to allow operators to reduce fuel consumption and costs.

Nayada expands bunker fleet
21 Feb 2014 18:04 GMT
Russian firm Nayada announces the addition of the tanker Zaliv Vostok.

Integrated solutions for four new LNG-powered PSVs
17 Feb 2014 18:38 GMT
New vessels to include dual-fuel propulsion that will enable them to operate primarily on liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Turkish supplier 'raises standards' with fleet renewal programme
14 Feb 2014 08:31 GMT
Bunker firm says it has the youngest barge fleet in the area as a result of its vessel renewal programme.

Bunker vessel to provide 'fully dedicated' service at Coveñas
13 Feb 2014 08:41 GMT
The BT Cartagena Sun will be providing a regular bunker supply service in the port and offshore.

New onboard oil test detects cold corrosion in under five minutes
12 Feb 2014 20:18 GMT
Cold Corrosion Test Kit is able to monitor specific levels of corroded iron in used cylinder oil.

OW installs Coriolis flow meter on Rotterdam barge
12 Feb 2014 08:07 GMT
OW Bunker is the first independent physical supplier to use Coriolis flow meters for customer deliveries in Rotterdam.

Oleum: 'Great success' since December launch
10 Feb 2014 11:41 GMT
Supplier expands West Africa fleet to three tankers.

Fuel cell in final stage of development
05 Feb 2014 07:13 GMT
'Next generation' fuel cell stack platform nears prototype testing phase.

Retrofit cuts fuel budgets
05 Feb 2014 06:18 GMT
New retrofit is said to offer 'significant' fuel savings with short payback times.

Exhaust gas cleaning systems for VLGC
30 Jan 2014 15:08 GMT
Norwegian firm selected to supply exhaust gas cleaning systems for a Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC).

Scrubber test facility up and running in Denmark
30 Jan 2014 14:43 GMT
Development project aims to bring solutions to the market that can lower the scrubber investment cost as well as the operation cost of the systems.

Emission systems for cleaner and greener ships
30 Jan 2014 12:51 GMT
Bosch Emission Systems after-treatment technologies are designed to help make marine vessels greener and provide an economic advantage.

Catalyst cuts fuel consumption by nearly 13%
30 Jan 2014 08:54 GMT
Catalyst is said to reduce the viscosity of the fuel, thus permitting more efficient burning.

Expansion plans for Malaysian bunker firm
29 Jan 2014 16:31 GMT
Supplier says it is looking for support from local authorities in order to achieve its objectives.

First LNG supply contract in Germany
29 Jan 2014 15:44 GMT
Agreement to supply LNG to the MS Ostfriesland passenger ferry from mid-2014.

ABB is granted Approval in Principle for Onboard DC Grid concept
29 Jan 2014 08:18 GMT
ABB says it has created one of the most flexible marine power and propulsion systems ever brought to market.

FPSO engines to run on gas, crude and MDO
28 Jan 2014 15:13 GMT
The vessel's ability to utilize produced gas and crude means that little or no MDO will need to be shipped to the FPSO.

Fuel switching training course is launched
27 Jan 2014 08:22 GMT
Course covers issues such as fuel switching, storage, planning and temperature and viscosity control.

Coal terminal bunkering only in 'exceptional circumstances'
22 Jan 2014 20:17 GMT
Vessel operators are advised to plan ahead in future to avoid the need to bunker at Newcastle coal terminals.

Halifax bunker supply agreement announced
22 Jan 2014 08:03 GMT
Continuation of vessel fuelling services in Halifax and surrounding area is confirmed.

Curoil performs first Aruba inshore bunker delivery
21 Jan 2014 20:57 GMT
The company's first inshore bunker operation took place at Oranjestad harbour.

World's largest containership to automatically control fuel consumption
21 Jan 2014 08:53 GMT
Work has begun to build the world's biggest containership, which will feature a main engine capable of automatically controlling fuel consumption.

Exhaust gas cleaning systems for two chemical tankers
20 Jan 2014 12:21 GMT
Norwegian firm selected to supply exhaust gas cleaning systems for two vessels.

EnergySail passes lab tests
15 Jan 2014 15:04 GMT
Japanese firm eyes commercial production once sea trials have been completed.

First Wärtsilä X72 engine passes factory acceptance test
14 Jan 2014 11:13 GMT
Engine is designed to provide improvements in fuel consumption and energy efficiency.

GAC Australia signs exclusive three-year contract with MOL
13 Jan 2014 12:16 GMT
GAC to serve MOL vessels and port calls across Australia.

Emulsion fuel update
09 Jan 2014 16:38 GMT
Developer issues update on its principal project programmes to the year ending December 2013.

OW Bunker launches office in Colombia
06 Jan 2014 11:44 GMT
Bunker firm opens fifth office in Latin America.

OW Bunker stops supplying IFO at Klaipeda
02 Jan 2014 13:58 GMT
Supplier says it is now only offering MGO to clients calling at Lithuania's main bunker port.

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