Topic: Propulsion

Damen orders six Hull Vanes for patrol vessels

Damen Shipyards recently built and delivered two patrol vessels to the Dutch National Police. In the bid package, Damen Shipyards introduced a number of solutions to reduce emissions, including the Hull Vane. Damen has now...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Minship trials biofuel on bulk carrier

Bulk carrier Trudy of Bavarian ship management company Minship has bunkered biofuel at the Port of Rotterdam. As it is the only fuel burnt in the ship’s main engine for the next eight to ten...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Temporary layoffs and worktime reduction at Wärtsilä

To mitigate the negative impact caused by the pandemic, Wärtsilä is taking steps to minimise the negative impact on its operations. These actions include reduced worktime and temporary layoffs of personnel. The Finnish manufacturer had immediately...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Stena Bulk tests bio-fuel on tanker

During the coming weeks Stena Bulk will perform a test running a medium range tanker on one hundred per cent biofuel. The fuel is the MR1-100 bio-fuel oil, produced from used cooking oil and supplied...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Why iron could be a suitable future marine fuel

Meeting upcoming emission targets for shipping has brought about a search for new marine fuels and systems. Recently, a feasibility study was carried out investigating such a completely different and CO2-free alternative fuel: iron powder....Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk