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Yara Marine Acquires Lean Marine

Yara Marine Technologies, specializing in emissions reduction technologies in the maritime industry, has acquired Lean Marine, a company at the cutting edge of automated fuel saving, performance management and reporting solutions for vessels. Lean Marine’s intelligent software and hardware solutions have already been installed on more than 200 vessels worldwide. Lean Marine offers a unique combination of direct, real-time fuel

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Silverstream Lowers Fuel Use, Emissions

Silverstream Technologies‘ pioneering air lubrication system, Silverstream, has delivered significant fuel and emissions savings during testing on the Shell-chartered 170,000 cbm LNG carrier Methane Patricia Camila.  Following operational testing of the retrofitted technology, Silverstream and Shell’s engineers demonstrated 6.6 percent net savings generated by the Silverstream System. The technology was tested at various vessel speeds during the Methane Patricia Camila’s normal operations to calculate fuel and emissions

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Strategic Power Routing

StormGeo has launched Strategic Power Routing—a service that optimizes the power output of a vessel in varying weather conditions to enhance overall fuel efficiency and reduce emissions without compromising arrival windows. When a vessel meets adverse weather conditions, such as high significant waves, strong wind and currents, it must output more power and thus consume more fuel to maintain its

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Joint R&D for Ammonia-Fueled Vessels to Reduce GHG Emissions

NYK Line, Japan Marine United Corp. and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) signed a joint R&D agreement for the commercialization of an ammonia-fueled ammonia gas carrier (AFAGC) that would use ammonia as the main fuel, in addition to an ammonia floating storage and regasification barge (A-FSRB). The joint R&D aims not only to utilize ammonia as a marine fuel but also to

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CFD Supports Greener Shipping

Windship CFD

Environmental concerns are influencing a greater need for renewable and sustainable energy across the world with specialist technologies being at the forefront of new designs and solutions. As maritime industries begin to tackle climate change issues, ports and shipping companies are looking for carbon-free alternatives by testing potential solutions for vessels. The requirement to make a move toward greener shipping

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Sniffer Buoy for IMO 2020 Emissions Monitoring

Sniffer_Buoy_Seppo Virtanen_2.6.2020

Finnish companies Meritaito Ltd., part of the Arctia group, and Kine Robot Solutions Ltd. have jointly developed the Sniffer Buoy for air quality and emission monitoring regarding IMO 2020 regulations.  The first Sniffer Buoy prototype was deployed at the end of May for a pilot period, spring to autumn 2020. Installation was done in the Finnish west coast archipelago outside Turku and

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