energy efficiency

MEPC71: Good news for the environment?

Oscar Wezenbeek, Managing Director Marine Coatings at AkzoNobel International Paints, comments on MEPC71 decisions and suggests ways to move on with the decarbonisation strategy.  He talks about the challenges that the coatings industry face, highlighting the importance of practical solutions for sustainability, ahead of regulation. 

Is EVDI an actual ‘energy efficient’ index for ships?

Harilaos N. Psaraftis, Professor at the Department of Management Engineering of Technical University of Denmark, shares his view on the recent exchange between Panos Zachariadis and James Mitchell on the subject of the Existing Vessel Design Index (EVDI).

Ship Energy Efficiency Indicators: Fake News

Panos Zachariadis, Atlantic Bulk Carriers Management, gave a presentation at the 2017 GREEN4SEA Conference in which he showed that the so called Ship Energy Efficiency Indicators, either design or operational ones, such as EEDI, EEOI, EVI, CSI, EVDI, ESI and the like, have no connection whatsoever to a ship’s actual fuel efficiency

Shore-to-Ship power applications

Roberto Bernacchi, ABB, explaines that commercial ports are complex systems where goods and passenger traffic must be managed efficiently and in a sustainable way: all ports stakeholders shall cooperate to achieve the lowest environmental impact.

Interview with Edmund Hughes, IMO

Dr. Edmund Hughes, Head of Air Pollution and Energy Efficiency, Marine Environment Division of International Maritime Organization (IMO), talks about IMO’s efforts to combat GHG emissions from shipping, highlighting that industry needs to continue to support the Organization in formulating global regulations towards a more sustainable future.

Environmental Regulatory Developments

  Stamatis Fradelos, Principal Engineer, ABS presentation during the  2015 GREEN4SEA Forum An update on the most important international and…


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