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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.