Spanish Baleària announced its new eco-efficient fast ferry ‘Eco Aqua’ has started operating on the Eivissa-Formentera route, after carrying out the docking tests in both ports, on 25 December. The vessel is the first in a series of four expected in 2018.
The results show that the combined gas turbine and steam turbine integrated electric drive system proposed for the 20,000 TEU class containership of the PERFECt Ship project is competitive compared to oil or LNG fueled ships with piston engines.
Crowley Maritime and VT Halter Marine launched new Commitment Class ship “Taíno”, one of the world’s first combination container/ Roll on-Roll off (ConRo) ship, powered by liquefied natural gas, on December 04.
Wärtsilä launched the newest solution in its propulsion efficiency portfolio at Europort. By reducing the power losses which occur in the propeller’s slipstream with an optimised inflow, EnergoFlow can achieve fuel savings of up to 10% and thereby lowers operating costs.
Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil announced that Hywind Scotland, world’s first floating wind farm, has started to deliver electricity to the Scottish grid. The 30MW wind farm will be operated by Statoil in partnership with Masdar.
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