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  • Brent crude oil prices spiked by nearly 4% after two oil tankers came under attack in the Gulf of Oman on 13 June 2019. The Norwegian-owned Front Altair and Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous were evacuated after a suspected attack on the vessels.Both Saudi Arabia and the US have said that Iran was be...

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  • In Denmark, a Maersk tanker is to be equipped with two Norsepower Flettner rotor sails that are expected to reduce the fuel consumption by 10%. 

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  • The amount of CO2 emitted by UK shipping is rising as a proportion of the UK total. This lecture looks at the implications of this, and the introduction of technologies that can be economically deployed to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. 

  • Finland, the M/S Viking Grace is to be retrofitted with one medium-sized Norsepower rotor sail unit of 24m height and 4m diameter, converting the ferry into a LNG/wind electric hybrid ship by utilising the Magnus effect. The rotor starts automatically when the system senses that the wind is strong e...

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  • In the maritime world, ships are considered to generate more than 2% of carbon emissions. The International Maritime Organisation has thus agreed to reductions of at least 50% by 2050. These could be achieved by factors such as reduced ship speeds, lower drag hull designs and replacement of heavy fu...

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  • Introduction of additives on board ship can either be directly to the cargo tanks via vapour control valves or during cargo transfer by via an approved injection spool piece fitted at the ships manifold (the preferred method). This publication provides guidance for additive operations relating to g...

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  • Oil and gas companies trading between the European Union (EU) and Japan are likely to benefit from a new economic partnership agreement, which will fully liberalise trade in all industrial goods, including downstream products such as chemicals and plastics, writes Keith Nuthall. The comprehensive de...

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  • Port of Fujairah is the only multi-purpose port on the Eastern seaboard of the United Arab Emirates, approximately 70 nautical miles from the Straits of Hormuz. Initial Construction of the Port started in 1978 as part of the economic development of the UAE. Full operations commenced in 1983. Since t...

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