Is this the world’s most eco-friendly ship? (Video)

Flagship car carrier goes green with huge top-deck solar energy system More than 900 solar panels have been installed on the top deck of a new Japanese car carrier which can lay claim to be one of the world’s most environmentally-friendly seafaring transport vessels. Drive Green Highway, which can carry up to 7,500 vehicles, was launched…

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New Energy-saving Windshield Installed on Containership MOL MARVEL for Demonstration Test

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that it has started demonstration tests of a new windshield for containerships, which has the potential to reduce wind resistance, save fuel, and reduce CO2 emissions. MOL jointly developed the device with MOL Techno-Trade, Ltd, Ouchi Ocean Consultant, Inc., Akishima Laboratory (Mitsui Zosen) Inc., and the University of Tokyo. The…

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Marine and Maritime Institute appoints Shell Professor

The University of Southampton has appointed ship science expert Dr Dominic Hudson as the Shell Professor of Ship Safety and Efficiency, a position funded by a significant philanthropic gift made to the University this year. Professor Hudson’s research will focus on improving the safety and efficiency of shipping operations. Funded by Shell Shipping & Maritime,…

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CMA CGM continues its fleet’s energy and consumption optimizations by retrofitting 10 of its vessels’ bulbous bows

– In addition to the 15 vessels that have already been retrofitted, 10 vessels’ bulbous bows will be modified, bringing the total to 25 optimized vessels – All ships that have entered CMA CGM fleet since 2014 were designed with bulbous bows that are already adapted to current operating speeds – Since 2005, the CMA…

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