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.
Ericsson has announced the introduction of Maritime ICT Cloud, an ‘end-to-end’ integrated cloud solution designed to facilitate voyage optimisation, cargo monitoring and crew welfare.
Software provider NAPA and ClassNK have announced that “K” Line (Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd) is to install their ClassNK-NAPA GREEN solution on three additional ships, after a successful trial of the eco-efficiency software on an 8,600 TEU vessel.
The EU Council has reached an agreement that will see ships above 5000 gross tons obliged to monitor CO2 emissions from January 2018.
DNV GL has introduced Fuel Change-Over (FCO) Calculator software ahead of new emissions regulations that will require ships to use fuel with lower sulphur content when operating in Emission Control Areas (ECAs) close to shore.
The Prime Ministers of South Korea and Finland have marked the signing of the 50th agreement for the provision of the fuel optimisation software system created as a collaboration between Finnish company NAPA and Korea's DSME.
NAPA has announced that it will install its vessel efficiency software on a further four Stena Line vessels as part of the shipping company’s Energy Saving Programme (ESP).
Ecoships has announced some results from use of its process and performance evaluation system, claiming that it has recorded up to 15 per cent fuel efficiency increases on some of its vessels by using a range of software tools.
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