Energy Saving Devices – Page 2

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    Anemoi awarded UK grant to test and develop its 3.5m Rotor Sail design


    Anemoi Marine Technologies (Anemoi) has been awarded a grant from the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC) Round 4. The CMDC Round 4 is part of a suite of interventions launched by the UK Shipping Office for Reducing Emissions (UK SHORE). The aim of this competition is to fund real world demonstrations, trials and feasibility studies into clean maritime technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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    French Ferry Upgrade Yields Big Fuel Saving


    The fuel efficiency of Brittany Ferries’ 20 year-old flagship Pont-Aven is expected to improve by around 10% as a result of the incorporation of a duck tail projection at the stern.

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    Odfjell opts for Italian ShaPoLi supplier


    Odfjell, the wet products transportation specialist, has selected Italy-based technology developer Oceanly as the supplier of Shaft Power Limitation (ShaPoLi) technology for its fleet. 

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    Deltamarin joins wind-assisted RoRo design team


    Deltamarin is teaming up with Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group on the design of three wind-assisted RoRos for Airbus aircraft subassembly transportation

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    Propeller coating sea trials begin


    Sea trials have begun of a project to explore how effective propeller coatings are at saving energy

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    Louis Dreyfus to retrofit suction sails on board chartered juice vessel


    Louis Dreyfus Company has announced that it has signed a deal to retrofit fixed suction sails on board a chartered juice vessel.

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    Erik Thun opts for digital Dynamic Drive propulsion solution for newbuildings


    Erik Thun Group has selected Berg Propulsion’s Dynamic Drive technology to optimise efficiency on board all ten of its latest newbuildings. The Swedish owner confirmed its decision after pilot installations exceeded energy efficiency gain expectations, with the integrated drive solution helping to save 10% of fuel, rising to 20% in some operational conditions.

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    Payback Promise From New Bulbous Bow


    Vehicle carrier and logistics specialist Wallenius Wilhelmsen has implemented a vessel upgrading project entailing the retrofit of a new form of bulbous bow. The scheme promises average fuel savings of at least 6% and a corresponding cut in the recipient ship’s CO2 emissions by 1,400t per annum.

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    Wind-Assisted Ro-Ros For Airbus Trade


    French shipowner Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) is preparing to order a new generation of rotor sail-equipped ro-ro vessels for transatlantic service carrying Airbus cargoes.

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    Grimaldi Shows Faith In Con-Ro Concept


    Underscoring the Grimaldi Group’s commitment to the ro-ro multipurpose vessel type for long-haul or deep-sea liner service, the G5 newbuild generation is being phased into trade between northern Europe and West Africa.

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    CHEK project releases mid-term results of interaction between energy saving devices


    The EU-funded CHEK project is evaluating the interaction between multiple energy saving devices when installed on a bulk carrier and a cruise ship, and modelling as part of the project is now able to put some numbers on the gains that can be expected for the vessels.

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    Steel-cutting for RoRo sailing vessel


    Neoline Armateur has reached a historic milestone with the steel-cutting of its very first sailing RoRo cargo vessel

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    Vale to retrofit 35m Rotor Sails on board VLOC


    Brazilian mining company, Vale, has announced a deal to install 35-metre Rotor Sails on board a 400,000 dwt very large ore carrier (VLOC). The agreement between Vale and wind-assisted propulsion supplier Anemoi will see five 35m tall, 5m diameter, Flettner rotors installed on the Sohar Max VLOC, which is owned by Omani shipowner Asyad.

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    Mizuho Leasing to support leasing model for Norsepower WAP installations


    A Japanese shipping company, IINO Kaiun Kaisha, Ltd. (IINO Lines), and shipping finance institution Mizuho Leasing Company, Limited (Mizuho Leasing) have signed a co-operation agreement with Norsepower to launch a mechanical sail leasing initiative for Norsepower’s Rotor Sail.

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    Hudong-Zhonghua to explore rotor sail applicability for LNGCs


    Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group (HZS) has entered into a joint design cooperation agreement with rotor sail supplier Anemoi. The deal related to the design of Rotor Sails onboard two LNG carrier newbuildings, and is intended to assess the feasibility and design of Rotor Sails for installation on LNG carriers.

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    Towing kite supplier validates automation system, projects 16% fuel reduction


    Airseas, the kite sail wind-assisted propulsion supplier, has announced that its innovative automation system, which successfully controlled the Seawing’s dynamic flights without any human intervention, has been validated during during the final round of sea trials on a ro-ro vessel. 

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    Onshore power supply offers potential to power change


    With increasing numbers of ports committing to the Shore Power Declaration worldwide, ship-owners and operators could avail of a potentially simple route to reduced emissions, says Jon Halvard Bolstad Olsen, Head of Shore Power at Yara Marine Technologies.

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    Preventive maintenance agreement for COSCO shore power systems


    COSCO Group has signed a long-term service agreement with shore power system supplier Cavotec. The agreement will see the shore power system supplier provide preventive maintenance for COSCO vessels equipped with its systems.

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    Silverstream deepens ties with China’s CCS


    Silverstream Technologies has signed an Agreement in Principle (AiP) with China Classification Society (CCS), confirming that CCS provides an independent class verification of its generic system design following a review and verification of the Silverstream System’s design drawings.

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    Experience Builds Wind-Assist Technology Confidence


    The calculations made for IMO efficiency regulations are theoretical and generic, so work is continuing to provide shipowners with a means of accurately measuring energy savings from wind-assist technologies in practice, but confidence is growing nonetheless.