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Home » News » Services, Products & Technology - Q3 2016

Services, Products & Technology - Q3 2016

Emissions monitoring added to Enginei fuel management system
22 Sep 2016 09:40 GMT
Upgraded system also provides combustion efficiency data, assessing engine power against both fuel consumption and engine speed.

Jotun backs EU decision to approve the use of copper in marine antifoulings
20 Sep 2016 10:14 GMT
Marine coatings specialist says copper's effectiveness is 'second to none'.

Propulsion control system refit helps VLCC optimise fuel consumption
19 Sep 2016 08:00 GMT
AutoChief 600 integrates with energy management and navigation systems to optimise fuel use.

Scrubber system for Great Lakes cement carrier
16 Sep 2016 10:26 GMT
PureSOx scrubber to be installed on NovaAlgoma's Nacc Quebec.

Bunker vessel set for dry dock in Chile
16 Sep 2016 06:43 GMT
The Agunsa Capella is due to enter dry dock at the end of next week.

Consortium to develop fuel performance monitoring software
15 Sep 2016 11:18 GMT
Technology will be designed to help operators reduce fuel consumption and cut costs.

Wood-based marine biofuel 'successfully tested'
08 Sep 2016 15:05 GMT
The fuel, supplied by UPM Biofuels, is said to be the first ever biofuel derived from wood residue used by a marine fleet.

Monjasa becomes exclusive supplier at UK's Tongue Anchorage
08 Sep 2016 14:06 GMT
Company expands its portfolio in the English Channel and North Europe.

Total Lubmarine launches new single oil solution
08 Sep 2016 10:18 GMT
Cylinder lube oil is said to be compatible with both high-sulphur heavy fuel oils and ultra-low-sulphur distillate fuels.

Gas4Sea to start ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in Q4
07 Sep 2016 11:23 GMT
Purpose-built LNG bunkering vessel to carry out deliveries in Zeebrugge and nearby locations.

Copec brings in bunker vessel for summer cruise season
07 Sep 2016 07:43 GMT
The Tamina is to operate at Puerto Williams, located just 40 kilometres from Argentinian port Ushuaia.

Air lubrication technology cuts fuel costs by more than 4% in sea trials
06 Sep 2016 14:05 GMT
Efficiency savings of up to 8 percent possible for larger ships, according to data analysis.

Rolls-Royce presents new fuel-saving diesel engines at SMM
06 Sep 2016 07:21 GMT
Fuel consumption of MTU Series 4000 diesel engines is said to be 5% lower thanks to turbocharger improvements.

The fuel-efficient way to improve cat fine protection
01 Sep 2016 00:02 GMT
Automatic control system is designed to optimize the entire fuel cleaning process for the best protection and energy efficiency.

EUR 2.6m funding to develop world's largest rotor sail
25 Aug 2016 08:22 GMT
Larger Flettner rotor will equate to significant annual fuel savings, says developer.

Scrubber producer AEC Maritime teams up with Damen
24 Aug 2016 11:03 GMT
Sales agreement centres around 'one-stop-shop' retrofit concept.

Harris Pye confirms cruise ship scrubber contracts
22 Aug 2016 10:27 GMT
Company currently installing scrubber systems on a number of cruise vessels. Projects to be completed throughout the year.

Fuel-saving antifouling series to be showcased at SMM
12 Aug 2016 13:02 GMT
Japan's Choggoku Marine Paints says it will be promoting its Seaflo Neo Z series in Hamburg next month.

Bunker-saving emulsified fuel system installed on cruise ship
12 Aug 2016 11:43 GMT
Technology is said to improve fuel efficiency, reduce emissions, clean the exhaust and improve the condition of the engine.

ExxonMobil launches second accredited MFM in Hong Kong
12 Aug 2016 07:53 GMT
Development follows the launch of Hong Kong's first independently accredited MFM in December.

Gazpromneft Marine Bunker starts supplying fuel to STASCO in Black Sea
11 Aug 2016 00:05 GMT
Russian firm was recently given the go-ahead following a vetting inspection by Shell staff.

H.P. Wegener reports fuel savings as scrubber milestone is reached
09 Aug 2016 14:44 GMT
After 1,000 days of continuous scrubber operation, German firm says 'our scrubber investment has basically paid for itself'.

Saving fuel with energy storage solution
09 Aug 2016 12:18 GMT
ABB says it is 'at the forefront' of changes in the maritime industry with its energy storage solutions.

Power generation demand continues to affect IFO availability in Egypt
08 Aug 2016 06:38 GMT
Both Suez and Alexandria are out of IFO product, whilst availability in Port Said is very tight.

'Up to 40%' fuel savings with Ecospeed coatings
05 Aug 2016 13:45 GMT
Coatings specialist says it has 'cracked a number of really important problems' with its Ecospeed range.

Bulk carrier to use Dupont hybrid scrubber
05 Aug 2016 08:55 GMT
Scrubber is designed to provide flexibility for vessels operating in ECAs because it can operate in open- or closed-loop mode.

EVOL LNG gets go-ahead to bunker at Fremantle
03 Aug 2016 14:37 GMT
LNG fuel to be sourced from EVOL LNG's Kwinana plant.

Maersk Oil Trading becomes licensed supplier in Singapore
01 Aug 2016 11:45 GMT
Singapore business was issued a bunker supplier licence in July.

Petrobras starts selling RMK 500 in Santos
01 Aug 2016 08:23 GMT
Supplier says ISO 8217:2010 specification is 'guaranteed'.

AkzoNobel to incorporate ISO 19030 into fuel savings predictor tool
27 Jul 2016 10:55 GMT
Intertrac Vision predictions to be verified and validated against actual performance using a monitoring process that is ISO 19030-compliant.

GAC offering bunker service at new Brazil office
27 Jul 2016 07:01 GMT
GAC's seventh office in Brazil is located around 315 kilometres north of Rio de Janeiro.

Cruise sector demand for fuel-saving air lubrication system
26 Jul 2016 10:56 GMT
Developer of friction-reducing air lubrication technology says it is in discussions with other cruise operators on the back of NCL contract.

Gulf Petrochem launches physical supply operation in Rotterdam
26 Jul 2016 08:55 GMT
Deliveries are to be carried out using two time-chartered barges, the Virage and the Arctic.

We4Sea targets fuel savings and 100m-tonne CO2 reduction using existing ship equipment
26 Jul 2016 06:39 GMT
Tool uses equipment that can already be found on board, such as the voyage data recorder (VDR) and sensors.

GAC opens offices in Far East Russia
25 Jul 2016 07:31 GMT
Company says it is now the only ship agent with a presence throughout the interconnected Arctic region and Far East.

Total to cease bunkering activities in US Gulf
22 Jul 2016 14:19 GMT
Decision is thought to have been brought on by strong competition and extremely low margins in the region.

Updated fuel consumption and emissions monitoring software released
22 Jul 2016 09:48 GMT
Aquarius MAS on Blue Star Delos upgraded with new software which allows real-time reporting and logging of fuel consumption and emissions.

Fuel-saving Azipods for LNG carrier and oil tanker
21 Jul 2016 08:41 GMT
Electric propulsion units to be fitted in South Korea.

Aegean deploys bunker vessel to Port Elizabeth
18 Jul 2016 14:27 GMT
Move follows the launch of the company's bunkering operation in Algoa Bay earlier this year.

Turkish supplier expands bunker barge fleet
15 Jul 2016 12:21 GMT
Acquisition of two barges brings Energy Petrol's total number of vessels to 13.

New physical bunker supplier in the Danube
15 Jul 2016 10:41 GMT
Ukrainian firm has this week commenced its supply operation at the 61st mile of the Danube river.

VeriFuel is first marine fuel services provider to join Green Award Incentive Program
12 Jul 2016 10:23 GMT
Certified ships will receive a 5% discount on fuel quality testing and surveys, and a 15% discount on fuel-related training courses.

First order for new blending-on-board system
12 Jul 2016 08:46 GMT
System is expected to facilitate a 40% reduction in lube oil consumption and fuel savings of at least 0.5%.

Bomin launches physical supply operation in Mauritius
11 Jul 2016 09:41 GMT
Company will be supplying clients with IFO 180 and MGO at Port Louis from July 12th.

Keppel and Shell to establish LNG bunkering business in Singapore
07 Jul 2016 16:18 GMT
Joint venture company to carry out deliveries of LNG to ships at the world's biggest bunker port.

US patent for wind and solar power system
06 Jul 2016 12:11 GMT
Eco Marine Power says it now intends to explore joint development project opportunities in the United States.

GOIL working on expansion of bunkering operations in Ghana
05 Jul 2016 10:55 GMT
Company aims to meet at least 60 percent of current demand.

Wartsila acquires fuel-saving specialist Eniram
04 Jul 2016 12:17 GMT
Wartsila strengthens its in-house capabilities in the fields of data analytics, modelling and performance optimisation.

Finnlines secures funding to retrofit scrubbers
01 Jul 2016 09:39 GMT
EUR 50 million loan to be used to fund the company's Environmental Technology Investment Programme.

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