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  • Slow down and count the savings

    Slow down and count the savings

    Slow steaming by container ships seems set to become a permanent feature of liner operations. The benefits from fuel savings are clear, but there are also some risks attached.

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    Wed 10 Oct 2012

  • Joint study favours LNG fuel

    Joint study favours LNG fuel

    German class society Germanischer Lloyd and engine builder MAN Diesel & Turbo have recently completed a joint study on the costs and benefits of using LNG as fuel for a two-str...... Read more

    Mon 08 Oct 2012

  • A guide to fuel saving on existing ships

    A guide to fuel saving on existing ships

    Older ships in service and vessels still to be delivered were designed for earlier operating profiles with higher speeds and power. DNV business director container ships Jost Bergm...... Read more

    Fri 05 Oct 2012

  • Power gives way to cost as propulsion priority

    Power gives way to cost as propulsion priority

    The imperative for designing container ship propulsion systems has been completely transformed in a few short years, from an emphasis on power and speed to energy efficiency, reduc...... Read more

    Wed 03 Oct 2012

  • Better communication would benefit terminal efficiency

    Better communication would benefit terminal efficiency

    It is not just new technology that terminal operators can utilise to improve productivity rates, according to APM Terminals head of design and operations Ross Clarke, who told dele...... Read more

    Mon 01 Oct 2012

  • Automated solutions step up a gear

    Automated solutions step up a gear

    As this issue of CST goes to press one of the port industry’s greatest challenges is entering the final stages of a long-running saga. Container terminal operators have for a...... Read more

    Fri 28 Sep 2012