Hempel and DNV GL have signed a cooperation agreement to work together to create analytics to track and assess hull and propeller performance.
PwC Greece is to open a new Maritime Sustainability Centre staffed by a team of specialists focusing on sustainable business in the shipping sector, with a particular focus on upcoming EU MRV regulations.
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has launched what it is describing as Southeast Asia’s first advanced maritime energy test facility, with the aim of creating a platform for scientists and engineers to develop new eco-friendly maritime technologies.
Royston Limited reports that it has won a contract to fit its Enginei fuel monitoring system on ten vessels for Scottish islands ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) in the UK, as part of a ‘Project Ecoship’ policy to improve fuel consumption and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
AkzoNobel’s marine coatings brand, International, has announced the launch of Intertrac Vision, a consultancy tool that provides predictions on the fuel and CO2 savings potential of fouling control coatings, prior to application.
The Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships Project (GloMEEP), which aims to support increased uptake and implementation of energy-efficiency measures for shipping, has been formally launched in Singapore, at the IMO-Singapore Future-Ready Shipping 2015 conference.
Nordic Tankers has signed a fleet agreement for the Marorka Online energy management system.
Eniram has launched three new fuel optimisation products, aimed at reducing costs and improving efficiency in ship operations.
Carbon War Room (CWR), a non-profit organisation backed by Virgin boss Richard Branson, reports that it is to make grants up to US$200,000 to finance shipowners or charterers in retrofitting a single vessel with a bundle of technologies, with the aim of creating a minimum fuel saving of 10–15 per cent.
Softship has launched a new software package for liner operators, to work alongside its existing vessel scheduling software VOYCES.
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