The European Parliament has approved draft EU rules requiring ship owners using EU ports to monitor and report CO2 emissions each year.
A new survey has revealed the increasing use of energy efficiency data by banks when considering whether or not to finance the building and retrofits of vessels.
Eniram reports that fellow Finnish company Containerships will be deploying the former’s energy management technology to help optimise vessel performance and reduce fuel consumption.
Royston Diesel Power has launched a new version of its Enginei fuel management system, increasing the range of fuel, engine and voyage data used for onboard and shore-side analysis and optimisation.
Vessels for the Future, a new research initiative backed by DNV GL and over 50 other organisations, is aspiring to reach the goal of reducing maritime CO2 emissions by 80 per cent and completely eliminating SOx and NOx emissions by 2050.
Amarcon, an ABB Group company, reports that Singapore-based Pioneer Marine has selected its OCTOPUS-Onboard fuel monitoring systems for 12 Handysize bulk carriers currently under construction at the YangZhou GuoYu shipyard in China.
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is to expand its use of Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) after a successful pilot programme that resulted in fuel efficiency gains and reduced CO2 emissions.
Reykjavik-based Marorka reports that it has signed a contract with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) to deliver performance monitoring and energy management solutions for the UASC fleet.
Silverstream Technologies and Shell have announced the successful trial of Silverstream’s new air lubrication technology, which the companies claim could deliver 5 per cent efficiency savings.
The Korean Register (KR) has launched an in-house developed software program that aims to assist vessels in complying with fuel oil change over requirements in line with low sulphur regulations.
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