Operational and technical measures are the most viable route to emissions abatement and compliance for the existing fleet of tankers, bulkers and containerships.
Reducing fuel consumption and carbon emissions are two of the main concerns of shipping industry today. Take a look at some of the most commonly used methods for enhancing ship’s fuel efficiency.
The main engine of the ship has to perform satisfactorily and give the rated power at the rated RPM within narrow but allowable limits of temperature and pressure with correct specific fuel oil consumption. Find out how Main Engine Performance Curves are used for Economical Fuel Consumption on Ships.
Today the maritime industry is on the verge of a major change, from conventional methods of propulsion to modern and more economical and environment friendly methods. In order to reduce fuel consumption in ships such as gas carriers, MAN B&W’s duel fuel or bi fuel ME- GI engines works both on conventional marine fuels and…
With the introduction of new rules such as the energy efficiency design index (EEDI), energy saving on ships has become a matter of great importance. Chief engineer Mahendra Singh provides great tips on saving energy and increasing efficiency on ships in this article.
Energy audit on ships is carried out for improving the energy efficiency of the ships to produce cost savings and to reduce carbon emissions. This is the first in the series of articles which would focus on various aspects of energy auditing process on ships.