Could old oil tankers be repurposed as clean energy power plants?

ShipEco Marine Limited says the answer is yes – it plans to fit vessels with vertical pistons to turn the power of waves into electricity

UN agency sets sail to tackle emissions from ships

The Government is Norway is providing $1.1 million for the ‘GreenVoyage-2050’ initiative

Equinor celebrates supply chain emissions reductions

Total emissions have been reduced by 37% since 2011

Rolls-Royce to deliver battery systems for two offshore vessels

Golden Energy Offshore’s vessels will also receive an energy monitoring system that provides a complete overview of energy usage onboard

Rolls-Royce full sail ahead with energy storage for ships

The company has been delivering battery systems since 2010, however, the units were previously supplied by an external party

Is the shipping market hindering efficiency?

Energy efficient ships are saving millions of pounds on fuel but the market is failing to reward the owners. The UCL Energy Institute (UCL) and the Carbon War Room (CWR) have released a study that suggests efficient vessels do not appear to deliver significant rewards for anyone other than the fuel payer. That’s despite the […]

Want to help improve the fuel efficiency of ships?

The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is seeking partners for a new project which it hopes will help improve the fuel efficiency of large shipping vessels. They would need to set out how their technology will deliver fuel savings of at least 10% and show how they would design, supply and demonstrate flettner rotor sail technology […]

£7.5m fund to manage energy on ships open

A £7.5 million fund aimed at boosting energy efficiency at sea is now open for bids. It is part of the Managing Energy on Marine Vessels competition, which is run by Innovate UK and partly funded by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory. Projects are expected to range between £500,000 and £1.5 million. David Elson, Lead […]

Aye Aye Captain! £7.5m to manage energy on ships

Funding worth £7.5 million is to be provided to improve the ways in which energy is managed on ships and other marine and maritime vessels. Companies with innovative ideas can soon bid for a share of the cash ranging between £500,000 and £1.5 million. Projects must be led by a business and be collaborative with […]

Royal Navy jacks up air con energy savings

The Royal Navy is about to hoist up its energy savings with upgrades to the air conditioning and heating systems on its warships. HVAC firm E-CO UK was commissioned by engineering firm BAE Systems to improve the air treatment units on 14 British Royal Navy frigates. Air con is needed as many of the Type […]