The maritime industry is moving towards an increased use of green technologies driven primarily by new emissions standards. As a result, maritime vessels are being built with technologically advanced systems and designs. Let’s take a look at ten amazing one-of-its-kind vessels that are presently under development.
It is now important for almost all ships to comply with the Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan. Mentioned herein are ten practical points which can help in enhancing the efficiency of the ship while reducing GHG emissions.
Not so long ago, explorers risked their lives and the lives of their crews in search of the fabled Northwest Passage. Now the question is no longer if a route through the Arctic exists but how many ships will use the two routes now open each year along the northern coasts of Canada and Russia.
Shipping companies across the world are trying to come up with innovative engineering ideas and green technologies to tackle the stringent regulations about fuel emissions from vessels. A few of them are developing zero emission ships which would utilize a variety of green energy sources for propulsion. Learn about five such zero emission ship concepts.
Wind energy is one of the most promising renewable sources of energy for ship propulsion. A variety of technologies have been developed to harness wind power which would help reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions from ships. Learn about seven of the best shipping concepts and technologies utilizing wind energy.
Driven by tougher international and environmental standards, (Liquified Natural Gas) LNG is being termed as the fuel of the future. Accordig to experts, large scale shipping is believed to be sourced by LNG in the near future. Will LNG shipping change the course of industry in the future?
Air lubrication system for ships is an innovative technology to reduce the resistance between the ship’s hull and seawater, thereby increasing ship efficiency and fuel savings.
Among the various emission control applications used in the shipping industry, Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) System comes out to be the most efficient in effectively reducing ship’s NOx emission by 90-95%. Find out more about SCR systems inside the article.
Ocean bricks is a concept for making artificial islands using “Ocean bricks”- scalable, modular structures that can act as basic units for building such artificial grounds. Find out more about ocean bricks inside the article.
Marine cargo transference and transportation contributes to about 90% of the economy worldwide. In order to ensure that maritime industry reduces its negative impact on the environment, a plan – Vision for 2040 as be proposed to mitigate shipping industry emissions.
The shipping industry has come a long way as far as advancement in technologies to build greener ships is concerned. We bring to you thirteen technologies that can help to build a greener and eco-friendly ship.
The Global Maritime Trading System is a system made with a purpose of controlling the emission of green house gases from the shipping industry. The system requires constant monitoring of the emissions of each ship and an emission allowance system has been fabricated on the basis of this emissions. Find out more inside the article.
The eco-friendly collapsible cargoshell shipping containers are finally being tested for ISO certification. If accepted and adopted by Germanische Llyod, the green container can work wonders to reduce the carbon emissions from the shipping industry worldwide.
The marine industry, as a response to the increasing global focus on environmental issues and responsibilities, has established a bi-national, voluntary program named Green Marine that aims to improve participants’ environmental performance beyond regulatory compliance.
The tri fuel engine concept for container ship is a unique concept which allows a single engine to use three different marine fuels. Learn how this engine can reduce ship’s emission and help in the green revolution inside the article.
Aghia Marine is a dry bulk cargo carrier and soon to be the world’s largest ship equipped with kite technology of skysails. Know more about Aghia Marine Inside the article.
Germanischer Lloyd’ s hydrogen powered ship design concept has received great appreciation, thanks to its fuel cell technology. The zero-emission vessel concept as it is famously known is meant for the Northern European container feeder services. So what’s so different about this green ship concept? Let’s find out!
Viking Lady is considered one o f most fuel efficient ship in the world with its fuel cell propulsion system. Know more about this green ship inside the article.
The world largest Marine Tidal Turbine-Seagen, introduced by the Marine Current Turbine Ltd, is the world’s only commercially operated marine tidal turbine.
SAVER 10000 of Seaspan-a nominee of nor shipping awards and an eco friendly container ship with energy reduction concept for safeguarding marine eco system
The Rainbow Warrior, Greenpeace International’s flagship boat known for its crusade against the destruction of environment, is being revived to an all new form. The custom-built sailboat is set to sail in September 2011. Once on the sea, it will fight against illegal shipments of timber, unlawful fishing operations, gather evidence that can be used […]
With the rise in awareness towards maritime environment, the major changes in the process of ship breaking,has given rise to a new term – green ship recycling.
High Efficiency R & D on Combustion with Ultra Low Emissions for Ships or HERCULES is a maritime research on marine engine & its parts to reduce ships Emission
MS Beryl is a super- large container ship delivered to the Greek shipping company, Niki by STX offshore & shipbuilding. It is a 13,000 twenty-foot equivalent ( TEU) cargo ship equipped with eco- friendly functions.