DNV has developed a simulation model using global shipping data and technology specific information to predict the deployment of emission reduction and energy efficiency technologies up to 2020, and has released information on the results of its work.
Lloyd’s Register’s Strategic Research Group has joined forces with Totempower Energy Systems and Zodiac Maritime Agencies to assess the potential of wind-generation devices onboard commercial ships.
Tidetech has released the results of simulations of its tidal optimisation system on coastal shipping routes, showing significant time savings on optimised voyages.
Newcruz Offshore Marine Services, a Swiber Group company, has implemented the enginei fuel management system from Royston Limited aboard its new offshore support vessel, the Swiber Carinabe, the first company in the Asian market to do so.
AET has ordered the NAPA-DSME Power software system for installation on four newbuild 319,000 deadweight tonne (DWT) VLCC vessels.
Nautical Control Solutions (NCS) reports that it has added the ability to enter activity codes for automatic coupling of fuel usage numbers to location, date, and time to its FuelTrax fuel management system.
French shiphandling school Port Revel has equipped two of its eleven model ships with sensors for measuring total energy consumption during a given shiphandling operation, as part of a ‘Green Shiphandling’ initiative.
Eniram has launched its new Optimum Speed Assistant (OSA), an onboard decision support tool used to determine a vessel's optimum speed profile for each voyage.
Transas has launched a fuel efficiency monitoring system called Transas Wave, a standalone application used to record and analyse a ship’s fuel consumption.
Norwegian shipowner Jo Tankers has installed the JOWA Technology Diesel Switch DS MKII to manage its changeover and blend fuel requirements, to meet sulphur emissions levels in CARB and SECA areas.
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