Air Lubrication Technology for Ships Shows Verified Energy Savings

By |2019-05-24T08:22:30+05:30February 10th, 2015|Categories: Marine News|

Sea trials of Silverstream Technologies’ new air lubrication technology for ships, the Silverstream System, showed net energy efficiency savings in all analyzed cases. Shell funded and helped oversee the installation of the Silverstream System on the 40000DWT products tanker MT Amalienborg, owned by the leading Danish Shipping company Dannebrog Rederi. The results were independently verified by [...]

Sea change in shipping natural gas to make engines more eco friendly

By |2019-05-24T08:22:22+05:30February 10th, 2015|Categories: Marine News|

At a research facility in Copenhagen, a unique ship’s engine has been developed. Powered by both diesel and liquefied natural gas, it has been designed to reduce the emissions of gases like carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxides. Its performance differs little from normal diesel engines, say the scientists involved in this European research project. “Ship operators [...]