In a seminar entitled “Future of Marine Fuels by 2020/25” ExxonMobil noted that despite much excitement over LNG-fuelled vessels, no one fuel stood out as an obvious panacea for shipowners following the introduction of the worldwide 0.5% sulphur cap.
Wärtsilä has launched a new engine, the Wärtsilä 31, which has been awarded the Guinness World Record for most efficient diesel engine.
Diversification is good for shipping companies but only if companies understand the reasons why they are doing it and the risks involved, according to leading shipping executives speaking at Nor-Shipping 2015.
Operators deciding to make use of big data in their operations must choose “open source” if innovation in shipping technology is to continue, says Krystyna Wojnarowicz, co-founder of Marsec.
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg pledged to create sustainable knowledge-based growth for the country’s maritime industries, at the opening of Nor-Shipping 2015.