Energy Saving Devices

  • Oceanbird announced that MV Tirranna, a 7,600 ceu large car and truck carrier, would be retrofitted with the first installation of its wing sail solution in 2024
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    First Oceanbird Wing Sail retrofit on LCTC in 2024

    2023-01-27T13:46:00Z

    Oceanbird, the joint venture between Alfa Laval and shipowner Wallenius Wilhelmsen, confirmed that they were planning to retrofit the first installation of the company’s new Oceanbird Wing 560 solution aboard a large car and truck carrier (LCTC), MV Tirranna, in 2024.

  • F126 German navy frigate
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    DMC to supply rudders for German frigates

    2023-01-26T15:32:00Z

    DMC is to supply eight rudders for four F126 frigates currently under construction for the German navy

  • Norsepower signs agreement with Socatra to install two Rotor Sails on an MR Tanker
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    Socatra to retrofit Norsepower Rotor Sails on MR tanker

    2023-01-26T12:54:00Z

    French ship owner and operator Socatra has signed an agreement with Norsepower Oy to install two Norsepower Rotor Sails on board a Medium Range Tanker, Alcyone. The installation will be the first for a client in the French market. The 50,000 dwt MR tanker is currently chartered by global energy ...

  • Silverstream will supply air lubrication solutions to six LNG carriers under construction at Jiangnan Shipyard in China.
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    Jiangnan books Silverstream systems for LNGC series

    2023-01-26T12:42:00Z

    Silverstream, the UK air lubrication specialist, has secured an order to provide Silverstream air lubrication systems for a series of LNG carrier newbuildings ordered by Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC Logistics & Services (L&S).

  • Silverstream's air lubrication technology will be installed on four 175,000cbm LNG carriers being built at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC).
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    Air lubrication deal for new CMES LNGCs

    2023-01-11T12:46:00Z

    Silverstream Technologies has signed a deal with China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) to install its air lubrication solution, the Silverstream System, on four 175,000cbm LNG carriers being built at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC). 

  • The four-year WHISPER project plans to combine AYRO's windsail system with Solbian's photovoltaic panel solution with the aim of reducing emissions on a bulker by up to 30%.
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    EU funding for wind-assisted retrofit project

    2023-01-10T10:45:00Z

    A project to install a hybrid wind-solar generation system alongside a tilting windsail system on a bulker and a container vessel has been awarded EUR9.2m from the European Union’s research and innovation fund.

  • Construction of the first of Conoship's 3,600dwt coaster began in November 2022.
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    Wind-assisted Coaster Orders For Gelibolu, Holland Shipyards Group

    2022-12-14T11:48:00Z

    The delayed beginning of construction of a new generation of short-sea cargo vessel has begun at Turkish shipyard Gelibolu, with a further five vessels on order at Holland Shipyards Group.

  • Swedish shipowner Terntank has placed an order for 2+2 new MGO/Biofuel and methanol-ready chemical/product tankers from China Merchants Jinling Shipyard.
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    Terntank orders methanol/wind tankers

    2022-12-01T10:44:00Z

    Swedish shipowner Terntank has ordered two plus two new MGO/Biofuel and methanol-ready chemical/product/biofuels tankers with wind-assist readiness.

  • A new stage in shipbuilding production at the riverside town of Leer: side launching of Symphony Atlantic.
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    Stretched Dutch Design Targets Extra-Long Freight

    2022-11-28T10:28:00Z

    A stretched version of the proven Ecobox multi-purpose cargo vessel series is set to make its debut with Dutch operator Symphony Shipping. The 12,500dwt Symphony Atlantic combines greater scope for long-length freight and project cargoes with increased fuel efficiency through the integration of an Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) waste heat ...

  • A project to retrofit four suction sails on a Panamax, Crimson Kingdom, envisages the installation of four 26m-high eSAILs. These will be the largest suction sails ever built and installed on a vessel.
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    Marubeni opts for wind-assisted propulsion solution

    2022-11-10T11:46:00Z

    A Singapore-based subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation, MMSL PTE. LTD., has signed an agreement to retrofit four suction sails on the Crimson Kingdom, with the Spanish wind-assisted propulsion developer bound4blue. The 26m-high eSAILs currently specified for the project will be the largest suction sails ever built and installed on a vessel.

  • Carnival plans to install the Silverstream System on ten additional cruise vessels in the coming years.
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    Carnival plans 10 more air lubrication installations

    2022-10-28T10:32:00Z

    Carnival Corporation plans to expand its program for installation of air lubrication systems to a majority of the cruise line brands in its fleet through 2027.

  • Wavefoil's fibreglass retractable bow foil solution.
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    Wavefoil aims at CTVs for bow foil solution

    2022-10-20T10:26:00Z

    Wavefoil, the Norwegian bow foil technology company, said its retractable bow foil solution offers considerable advantages for smaller vessels, and is targeting the workboat market.

  • The Shofu Maru, the first MOL vessel to be equipped with the hard sail Wind Challenger-solution, has entered service.
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    Coal carrier with wind assist system starts operation

    2022-10-11T09:59:00Z

    The first vessel to be equipped with a hard sail wind power propulsion system developed by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Oshima Shipbuilding has commenced operation, MOL and Tohoku Electric Power have announced.

  • Anemoi and cosco main
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    Chinese yard offers wind propulsion installation services

    2022-10-05T09:08:00Z

    Anemoi Marine Technologies, a UK provider of Rotor Sails, has reached an agreement with COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry (CHI), one of China’s major shipbuilding organisations on the installation of its Rotor Sails.

  • The first MOL vessel to equipped with the hard sail Wind Challenger-solution is scheduled to enter service in October 2022.
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    Wind-powered cargo capacity surpasses one million dwt

    2022-09-29T09:34:00Z

    The amount of cargo that can be transported on vessels that make use of wind power now exceeds 1 million tonnes of deadweight (dwt).

  • Dalian Shipbuilding Industry (DSIC) has launched a VLCC with two pairs of rigid wing sails developed by the yard.
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    VLCC delivered with rigid wing sails

    2022-09-28T11:35:00Z

    The VLCC T300K-100 has been delivered by Dalian Shipbuilding Industry (DSIC) with two pairs of rigid wing sails developed by the yard.

  • The EPL/ShaPolLi system onboard.
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    DNV awards EPL/ShaPoLi type approval

    2022-09-09T11:37:00Z

    DNV has awarded its first ever type approval of engine power limitation /shaft power limitation (EPL/ShaPoLi) functionality to Kongsberg Maritime (KM).

  • Korean Register (KR) has awarded design approval for Hyundai Heavy Industry (HHI)’s latest rotor sail technology Hi-Rotor.
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    KR grants design approval for Hi-Rotor wind system

    2022-09-08T06:24:00Z

    In a first of its kind for Korea, Korean Register (KR) has awarded design approval for Hyundai Heavy Industry (HHI)’s latest rotor sail technology Hi-Rotor. 

  • The new binary power generation system is being launched in three models that cover rated outputs of between 200kW and 700kW.
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    MHI-MME introduces ORC-based waste heat recovery system

    2022-09-05T20:07:00Z

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Equipment Co., Ltd. (MHI-MME) has launched a new binary power generation system based on Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) technology.

  • Groot Ship Design is collaborating on the design of a 600 TEU container ship that would use wind power as dominant medium for propulsion.
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    Container ship design combines wind and methanol power

    2022-09-02T09:33:00Z

    Groot Ship Design is collaborating with Zéphyr & Borée and Blue Wasp Marine on the design of a 600 TEU container ship that would use wind power as dominant medium for propulsion.