energy efficiency

PGS partners with Cognite for digitalization project

Cognite collaborates with Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) on a digitalization project, to optimize the performance of its fleet, the energy consumption, as well as the maintenance. To improve data driven insights and efficiency, the two partners launched two digitalization work streams aimed to strengthen PGS’s fleet performance.

Nauticor, Fassmer join forces for LNG newbuilding, retrofitting projects

Nauticor, Germany-based LNG supplier, entered into a cooperation with manufacturer of special purpose vessels Fr. Fassmer, in newbuilding and retrofitting projects for ships with LNG engines. The two partners aim to generate synergy effects for the commissioning of newbuild or retrofitted vessels, which have been equipped with LNG engines and the respective system components.

Owners, charterers: Voyage efficiency savings of 28% are possible

A recent survey found out that the shipping industry sees a vast potential reduction in fuel consumption, while owners, managers, operators and charterers felt that on average, it was possible to reduce 28% of their fuel consumption – a figure that aligns with some recent studies on voyage optimisation.

Production of first large-scale offshore wind project in Japan

According to a recent statement, Marubeni Corporation, has decided to implement the construction; operation and maintenance of the offshore wind farms at Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture, through the special purpose company “Akita Offshore Wind Corporation” (AOW) established in April 2016 and together with other Joint Business Partners.

Major shipping players partner with startups on tech projects

According to a recent statement, the corporate innovation and venture development firm, Rainmaking, matched five maritime giants with eight startups as part of its Trade & Transport Impact Program.  Namely, Cargotec, HHLA, Inmarsat, Shell, and Wärtsilä will all work together with startup teams from eight different countries, on 13 separate projects with the aim of “accelerating innovation that delivers genuine business results.”

World’s first hybrid self-discharging bulk carriers

The technology group Wärtsilä along with the Norwegian company Aasen Shipping, came in an agreement for the construction and supply of the world’s first hybrid powered self-discharging bulk carrier. Namely, Wärtsilä will provide its design and supply hybrid systems for the vessels.

LAROS receives the SMART4SEA Energy Efficiency Award

SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce that LAROS has received the 2020 SMART4SEA Energy Efficiency Award, sponsored by ClassNK, at a prestigious award ceremony which successfully concluded on January the 28th at the Yacht Club of Greece in Athens, the evening ahead of the 2020 SMART4SEA Forum.

The winners of the 2020 SMART4SEA Awards announced

SAFETY4SEA announced the winners of the 2020 SMART4SEA Awards at a prestigious awards ceremony which successfully concluded on January the 28th at Yacht Club of Greece in Athens, the evening ahead of the 2020 SMART4SEA Forum. SMART4SEA Awards are held annually within the scope of awarding industry’s outstanding practices for E-Navigation, Connectivity, Energy Efficiency, Cyber Security, Training, Technology, Personality and Leadership.

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