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Home » News » Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q2 2016

Fuel Efficiency, Costs, Savings & Charges - Q2 2016

Are the days of the mega-ship coming to an end?
23 Jun 2016 13:48 GMT
Research indicates that the biggest cost savings come from engine technologies and that cost savings decline as ships become larger.

How technology has changed shipping
15 Jun 2016 07:14 GMT
A look at how marine shipping operations are evolving thanks to technology.

CTVs include quad drives 'proven to cut fuel costs'
10 Jun 2016 18:37 GMT
Two Njord Offshore vessels are fitted with Volvo Penta's IPS900 Quad drives.

Fuel savings convince K Line to expand use of condition monitoring and diagnostic system
10 Jun 2016 13:03 GMT
Trial installation is said to have delivered fuel and lubricating oil savings of 200 tonnes per year.

ABB presents new turbocharger at CIMAC Congress
07 Jun 2016 09:32 GMT
New MXP product is the company's first dedicated turbocharger for marine auxiliary engine applications.

NYK uses big data to save fuel and reduce emisisons
03 06 2016 10:47 GMT
Shipping line says it achieved a 14.3 percent reduction in CO2 emissions in 2015.

Hapag-Lloyd revises bunker charges
01 Jun 2016 09:30 GMT
New surcharges are effective from July 1.

OSV saves fuel with trim optimization tool
30 May 2016 08:17 GMT
Offshore supply vessel (OSV) consumed 4.3 percent less fuel over six-month period, according to study.

CSCL ships to be fitted with fuel-saving propeller
27 May 2016 12:55 GMT
Propeller order follows 'exhaustive' process of simulation tests.

Over 700,000 tonnes of fuel saved with electric propulsion system
26 May 2016 12:24 GMT
Azipod propulsion system is said to reduce fuel consumption by up to 20 percent.

Nanol 'proves' 2% fuel savings from lubricant additive
25 May 2016 11:37 GMT
Test on ro-ro cargo vessel was overseen by Lloyd's Register.

New design for low-emission hybrid e-tug
23 May 2016 15:31 GMT
'Perfectly optimized' loading of the propulsion system is said to ensure low maintenance and fuel costs.

Hybrid thruster delivers 'more power using less fuel'
23 May 2016 09:11 GMT
Fuel savings can be as high as 35%, says Caterpillar Marine.

Petronas vessels to cut fuel costs with antifouling solution
19 May 2016 12:26 GMT
Antifouling coatings are to be applied to two LNG ships in a move designed to reduce fuel costs and increase efficiency.

Hapag-Lloyd BAF up 50% since March
18 May 2016 12:45 GMT
Shipping line announces second successive BAF increase for containerised shipments from North East Asia to Australia.

MSC announces bunker charges
17 May 2016 08:23 GMT
Bunker contribution (BUC) charges from North Europe to South Africa, and for Canary Islands southbound and northbound trade.

Hapag-Lloyd revises Latin America bunker charges
03 May 2016 10:55 GMT
Surcharges are effective from June 1.

ABB and Cavotec join forces to offer shore-to-ship power solutions
29 Apr 2016 10:17 GMT
Alliance to provide advanced solutions for supplying electricity to ships when docked.

GAC EnvironHull unveils online fuel savings calculator
28 Apr 2016 09:16 GMT
New tool compares HullWiper and traditional hull cleaning methods.

Cepsa recognized for fuel-saving port project
19 Apr 2016 08:34 GMT
Loading and unloading system is a finalist at the upcoming Edison Awards in New York.

Award for 'world's most efficient 4-stroke diesel engine'
18 Apr 2016 09:24 GMT
Is described as being 'the marine industry's most powerful, fuel efficient, fuel flexible, and environmentally sound engine'.

IMO-EU project aimed at promoting fuel-efficient technologies
18 Apr 2016 08:33 GMT
Maritime Technology Cooperation Centres (MTCCs) are to be established in five target regions.

Cruise lines recognized for fuel efficiency measures
15 Apr 2016 09:16 GMT
Port of Seattle presents its Green Gateway Partners Awards for the sixth year in a row.

'Next-gen' car carrier to feature fuel-saving rounded bow
12 Apr 2016 13:13 GMT
Rounded bow shape is designed to minimize wind resistance, cut fuel costs, and is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by around 2%.

Auxpac 32 engine selected for its 'economic fuel consumption'
12 Apr 2016 11:10 GMT
Wartsila is awarded contract to supply Auxpac 32 engine for eight new container vessels.

ABB wins contract to electrify hybrid car ferry
11 Apr 2016 13:28 GMT
Vessel to run as a hybrid, but can be modified to run as a fully electric ferry with a shore charging system.

Production of first EnergySail begins at factory
08 Apr 2016 10:16 GMT
Device enables ships to utilize the power of the wind to reduce fuel consumption.

Gearbulk ship saves $1.5m in fuel costs with antifouling solution
07 Apr 2016 12:06 GMT
SeaQuantum X200 is said to have saved vessel $1.5 million in fuel expenses over 5 years.

D'Amico wins green award
07 Apr 2016 10:48 GMT
Italian group has a department that is solely focused on monitoring the performance of its fleet, including fuel consumption.

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