Category Archives: New Technology

Algae to crude oil – Innovation of a Green Energy Source

Image Source: www.pnnl.gov The PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) Engineers have created a continuous chemical process that produces useful crude oil minutes after they pour in harvested algae — a verdant green paste with the consistency of pea soup. In … Continue reading

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The Triple E Ship’s Concept for More Energy Efficiency

Image Credit: www.maersk.com The Triple E Ships can be more energy efficient and more environment friendly. Triple-E (EEE) stands for Energy efficient, Economy of scale and Environmentally improved vessel: Energy Efficiency: Triple-E ships are designed and optimised for lower speeds. The unique … Continue reading

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Novec 1230- the Next Generation of Halon and CO2

Image Credit: www.protec.co.uk Novec 1230, C6F12O, (3M Novec 1230) fluid is a low global warming potential Halon replacement for use as a gaseous fire suppression agent. Novec 1230 is manufactured by 3M. This Fire Protection Fluid is an advanced, “next-generation” … Continue reading

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On the way of innovation- the Most Energy Efficient Car!

Impressive news from the new Prototype CNG category late yesterday afternoon: team Microjoule-La Joliverie pulled off a 2,521km/litre equivalent first attempt (imagine driving from Rotterdam to Palermo on one litre). New category, new benchmark. The first UrbanConcept challenge started this … Continue reading

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Wärtsilä 50DF engine capables to operate on ethane gas

The market leading Wärtsilä 50DF marine engine has been successfully tested and certified to run on ethane (LEG) fuel. The extensive and successful testing programme was carried out by Wärtsilä in close collaboration with Evergas, a world renowned owner and … Continue reading

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Wärtsilä to deliver scrubber systems to clean the exhaust from two Dutch RoRo carriers

Royal Wagenborg, the Dutch ship owner and operator, has ordered Wärtsilä scrubber systems to clean the exhaust emissions from two of its RoRo carriers, the ‘Balticborg’ and ‘Bothniaborg’. These will be Wärtsilä’s first deliveries of its scrubber systems to Royal … Continue reading

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Audi E-Diesel- Fuel of The Future

After a commissioning phase of just four months, the research facility in Dresden started producing its first batches of high‑quality diesel fuel a few days ago. The Dresden energy technology corporation sunfire is Audi’s project partner and the plant operator. … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuels and Renewable Energy for Ships

Fossil fuels are the major energy sources in today’s world but still when over consumption takes place lead to disastrous effects such as air pollution and climate change. Burning of fossil fuels produces carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitrogen monoxide, nitrogen … Continue reading

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Mobile and Internet Services for Cruise Ships by MCP

33 Cruise-Ships with Mobile and Internet Services from MCP. 09 January 2015, Arendal, Norway: MCP has signed a long-term contract with Carnival Corporation to provide 33 cruise ships with advanced mobile cellular communication services. The agreement provides close to 130,000 … Continue reading

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Hull Appendage MT-FAST for Ship’s Energy Efficiency

The hull appendage MT-FAST is an energy-saving device that greatly reduces fuel consumption. Its multiple blades are fitted ahead of the ship’s propeller to reduce the swirl generated by propeller revolutions and thereby enhance propulsion efficiency.

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Electric Mobility: Hybrid Electric Ship

By Siemens. Today, the frequency converter, by way of the electric motor, controls the propeller rotation speed directly. As a result, the propeller can turn much more slowly. In order to maintain a vessel’s position at sea or to move … Continue reading

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Flettner Rotors- The Wind Turbines as Ship’s Propulsion

By Enercon GmbH. The E Ship 1, with four tall pillars rising vertically from the ship, two forward and two aft, is using Flettner rotors as ship’s propulsion. The Flitner rotors technology was first developed in the 1920s by German … Continue reading

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Sky Sails Propulsion for Ships

(Image Credit: SkySails GmbH) Wind is the cheapest, most powerful, and greenest source of energy on the high seas. With SkySails, modern cargo ships can use the wind as a source of power – not only to lower fuel costs, … Continue reading

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Wartsila’s New Fuel-efficient Tanker Design

Image: Wärtsilä The new Aframax design emphasizes energy efficiency to provide lower operating costs and enhanced environmental performance. The ship features an optimized hull form to minimize resistance, and an optimized propulsion train with energy saving devices (ESDs) for greater … Continue reading

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A Combined Wind & Solar Power Solution for Ships

By Greg Atkinson, Eco Marine Power. A Combined Wind & Solar Power Solution for Ships From small powered pleasure craft and ferries to large super-tankers, the limitless energy of the wind and sun can be used in order to help … Continue reading

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Impressed Current Cathodic Protection (ICCP) System

HOW DOES AN ICCP SYSTEM WORK? – Using an arrangement of hull mounted anodes and reference cells connected to a control panel(s), the system produces a more powerful external current to suppress the natural electro-chemical activity on the wetted surface … Continue reading

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Waste Heat Recovery System

Waste Heat Recovery System (WHRS) uses exhaust gas from the diesel propulsion system to produce additional energy cleanly and inexpensively. By reducing energy costs by up to 12%, reducing CO2 and NOX emissions, and significantly lowering maintenance expenditures, the system gives … Continue reading

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Green Ship Technology for Energy Saving by Air Carpet

Image credit: Mitsubishi Accelerating the development of innovative technologies to reduce CO2 emissions from vessels is essential to both cope with rising fuel costs and to improve the world environment. This can be achieved through the development of various CO2 … Continue reading

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