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How much can be saved in vessel performance projects - real case studies

How much can be saved in vessel performance projects - real case studies

Implementing a vessel performance solution across the fleet should bring down your consumptions in fuels and lubes, as well as ensuring compliance with your charter parties and the increasing environmental regulations. That is the promise made. Is th ...

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5 rules to really get the savings in vessel performance projects

5 rules to really get the savings in vessel performance projects

Implementing a vessel performance solution across the fleet should bring down your consumptions in fuels and lubes, as well as ensuring compliance with your charter parties and the increasing environmental regulations. That is the promise made. To re ...

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What is new in TMSA 3 on Energy Efficiency and Environmental

What is new in TMSA 3 on Energy Efficiency and Environmental

In April 2017 Tanker Management Self Assessment version 3 (TMSA 3) was published and became mandatory on 1st January 2018. (have a look at www.ocimf.org/sire/about-tmsa.aspx). There has been quite some changes to version 2, which was introduced in 20 ...

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Is IMO-DCS so much easier to comply with than EU-MRV ?

Is IMO-DCS so much easier to comply with than EU-MRV ?

  After EU-MRV the new global IMO-DCS (Data Collection Scheme) is coming in 2019. For the EU-MRV scheme all ships need to report their CO2 emissions per voyage conducted into, between and out of EU (and EFTA) ports. A "voyage" is defined ...

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Why working with baselines makes so much sense to improve fleet performance?

Why working with baselines makes so much sense to improve fleet performance?

A solid method to see the status and development of vessel or fleet performance is to compare the actual measured values with the expected ones. The expected ones are typically available for fleet performance in what we call "baselines". They can com ...

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When to go for a more extensive and dense vessel baselines

When to go for a more extensive and dense vessel baselines

Vessel baselines are key for performance management as they allow to compare actual measured values against the expected ones, represented in the baseline. Vessel typically come with two baselines from the yard, that describe the needed power and / o ...

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5’ to identify whether boiler consumption at sea is an issue for your fleet

5’ to identify whether boiler consumption at sea is an issue for your fleet

Use below step-by-step instruction to get a quick overview whether boiler consumption at sea is a topic you should further investigate. This article is primarily applicable to container vessels where the best practice is that the boiler is switched o ...

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How to waste 12,000 USD on boiler consumption

How to waste 12,000 USD on boiler consumption

A container vessel was identified with extensive boiler consumption at sea. Learn from this case, how to evaluate for your own fleet in ECO Insight. Read what were the reasons behind and how to avoid.
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How to build your line of defence against fuel claims

How to build your line of defence against fuel claims

In a tough market the charter party can become an expensive document for the vessel owner, if the performance criteria (typically fuel oil consumption at defined speeds and drafts at fair weather) are not met. Operators are under financial pressure a ...

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When to worry about the coming EU- MRV scheme?

When to worry about the coming EU- MRV scheme?

The EU MRV scheme is coming. In August 2017 shipping companies need to hand in the new "Monitoring plans" to their verifiers, and in January 2018 the monitoring of "CO2 emissions based on fuel consumption" starts. The only unclear item is still what ...

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