Low-carbon propulsion options for smaller tankers

Smaller tankers, such as this, can derive significant benefits in fuel consumption and emissions from optimisation of the complete propulsion system

Birger Jacobsen, senior two-stroke research engineer at MAN Diesel & Turbo in Copenhagen looks at how the latest propulsion technology can reduce carbon emissions, resulting in a favourable EEDI rating, for tankers in the 7,000dwt to 10,000dwt size range.

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