How shipping company can improve in house training and crew competency, it is matter of analysis, evaluation and learning….
Month: April 2015
15 fuel saving methods in practice for ships..
Originally posted on Maritime Cyprus:
Ships are not really known as places to grow food on; rather, they’re adding to the food miles that your typical lettuce or tomato spends from where it grows to your table. Blueseed/Freightfarms, a startup that…
With introduction of various constructional, technical and operational/navigational methods a large container vessel operating at 16-20 knots of speed can save 20-25% fuel, bringing down the operating cost burden to owners by 5-10000USD per day. Below are the methods which are in use singularly or in combination… Read More ›
This 3 bladed, 8 meter dia, 48 tons massive propeller is being carried in a cargo hold of a container ship from China to Europe.
With Varying sulphur content and grade of fuel oil, 2 stroke engine needs right BN cylinder oil. Lubricant suppliers are finding it practically difficult to supply required different BN oil, and vessel too cannot set up numerous cylinder oil storage tanks for… Read More ›
ROME: Up to 700 people were feared drowned on Sunday (Apr 19) after an overcrowded boat smuggling them to Europe capsized off Libya in the latest and deadliest in a long list of migrant disasters in the Mediterranean. Italy’s coastguard,… Read More ›
It was expanding seafarer’s right which was ignored; MLC was long awaited to give the due right to them. Below are the aspirations of the conventions; Minimum requirements for seafarers to work on a ship Conditions of employment Accommodation, recreational… Read More ›
This is not just shipping business which has grown over decades, the ship construction and size has grown tremendously due to innovative technology, rising greed and demand. Bulk carriers, Tankers, LNG carriers and containers, all type of vessel has seen new sizes and capacity… Read More ›
New ECA from 1st January 2015 This year, numerous shipping companies have already pointed to exorbitant bunker fuel costs as the reason behind less than impressive financial results, with the implementation of a North American ECA sure to further add… Read More ›