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Ship Efficiency Weekly E-News Bulletin 5 June 2016

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The Race Towards USCG Type Approval

In this week’s spotlight Ship Efficiency Review examines the journey to United States Coast Guard (USCG) Type Approval that many ballast water management system (BWMS) manufacturers are undertaking. This feature examines the process and identifies the front runners for clinching the title of their BWMS being the first to be granted with USCG Type Approval.

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Project Proves Optimal Trim Adjustments Yield >5% Fuel Savings

A joint development project (JDP) between Farstad Shipping, Statoil and DNV GL has revealed that running offshore supply vessels (OSVs) at optimal trim can save up to 5% in fuel consumption equating to 21.000 Euros on their annual fuel bill.

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Scrubber Wash Water Monitoring System Achieves DNV GL Compliance

Chelsea Technologies Group’s (CTG) Sea Sentry Exhaust Gas Scrubber Water Monitoring System has achieved DNV GL Statement of Compliance for MEPC.259(68) – The 2015 Guidelines For Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems.

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MARPOL Annex VI Concentrated Inspection Campaign To Commence in 2018

The Paris MoU on Port State Control (Paris MoU) held its 49th Committee meeting in Haugesund, Norway, last week, with high importance given to the Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC).

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Ship Owners Called Upon to Wage a War on Soot

Wilhelmsen Ships Service has highlighted soot accumulation in a ship’s exhaust gas boiler (EGB) as a serious issue, calling upon ship owners and operators to treat their fuel post-combustion in order to mitigate the problems that arise as a result.

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Advanced Ship Simulator Installed at Scottish College

Transas has completed the installation of an advanced integrated ship simulator suite in the City of Glasgow College, Scotland’s largest college. The installed simulator suite includes a full mission engine room simulator and four simulator labs for studying electronic navigation systems, GMDSS, liquid cargo handling and DP operations.

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Wartsila’s Genius Services Expanded To Support Industry’s Digitalisation Quest

Wärtsilä Genius services’ concept has expanded its service portfolio to help customers optimise their operations and enhance performance of their assets by taking advantage of the opportunities offered by digitalisation including real-time data and analytics.

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Expert Duo Address Shipping GHG Policy Movements at Recent Seminar – Part One

Part One presents David Balston’s expert views.

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Expert Duo Address Shipping GHG Policy Movements at Recent Seminar – Part Two

Part Two presents Dr Tristan Smith’s expert insight.

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Marine Scrubber Market Ready for 2020, Says EGCSA

The Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association (EGCSA) has voiced that the marine scrubber industry is in fact ready for the 2020 global limit on sulphur emissions.

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First Solar Powered Ferry to Grace Indian Waters

Indian news providers India Climate Dialogue have reported that the Kerala State Water Transport Department (KSWTD) is to operate India’s first solar powered ferry.

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SMM Hamburg – The Digital and Green Propulsion Edition

The organisers of the SMM international maritime trade fair today held an advance press conference to give the shipping trade press a foretaste of things to come when the fair takes over the city of Hamburg in three months’ time.

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Fuel Efficiencies From Automatic Vessel Mode Detection Proven

Marine Engineers from Newcastle University (UK) have collaborated with industry leaders, Royston, to optimise fuel consumption and increase efficiency of offshore vessels

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