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Tag: Energy Efficiency

ABB sets two-stage turbocharging available to more vessels

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ABB announced that, from mid-2017, it will launch a new frame size for its Power2® 800-M two-stage turbocharging solution, that will allow more vessels to benefit from the high efficiency and fuel savings. Power2 800-M's design achieves an overall turbocharging efficiency of more than 75 percent, some 10 percent higher than conventional single-stage models.

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IEA tracks shipping industry’s progress on clean energy

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Each year, the IEA’s Tracking Clean Energy Progress report examines developments across a range of clean energy sectors and technologies. For the shipping industry, IEA estimates that ‘’implementing IMO’s final GHG strategy only by 2023 will have very little impact on the possibility of meeting 2025 2°C targets (2DS)’’.

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MOL upgrades propellers to improve energy saving

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MOL announced that its group company MOL Techno-Trade, Ltd. will start selling an upgraded version of its energy-saving Propeller Boss Cap Fins. The company said that tests of the new type PBCF on vessels in service confirmed an energy savings of around 5% compared to sister vessels not equipped with PBCF.

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Finnlines to lengthen its vessels for energy efficiency

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Finnlines has planned the lengthening of four of its “Breeze series” vessels, with an option of two additional vessels from September 2017, in an effort to enhance energy efficiency and further reduce ship emissions. The company said that this move will also increase its vessel capacity around 1,000 lane meters and requires a EUR 70 million investment.

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Asia centre launches on low-carbon shipping mission

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IMO announced that a new regional centre, which will provide leadership in promoting ship energy-efficiency technologies and operations, and the reduction of harmful emissions from ships, has been launched at Shanghai Maritime University, China. The centre will cater to the needs of the Asia region under the GMN project.

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Pacific Community to host Maritime Technology Centre

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IMO says that the Pacific Community has been selected to host the regional Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for the Pacific region with the aim to deliver the agreed project milestones over a three-year period, making a significant contribution to IMO’s efforts to ensure effective implementation and enforcement of the global energy-efficiency regulations for international shipping.

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