Ship energy efficiency technologies - now and the future

Zou Guangrong (Editor)

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    Abstract

    Ship energy efficiency has recently become essential and crucial to the global shipping industries due to strict regulations, increasing operation cost and fierce competition. New technologies and innovative solutions have been widely applied to ship designing, building, retrofitting and operation processes in the last decades, which, however, rarely result in expected energy efficiency improvements in practice due to lack of system-level consideration under real operating conditions. How to assure the new technologies and solutions to achieve the desired performances at a ship level is still a big challenge. This book showcases some R&D practices and methodologies as a joint effort to address the challenge by a Finnish consortium consisting of four renowned Finnish companies and two top-level Finnish research institutions in the marine industries. Following a forward-looking (now - next step - future) approach, the special focuses of the book are on 1) reviewing and investigating the potential of novel energy efficiency technologies currently adopted or available in the marine industries, 2) how to use energy saving technologies to improve ship energy efficiency, especially for the case ships, and 3) to seek new innovative methods for better design and operate the next-generation ship energy systems. The holistic analysis and optimization methods target not only at instant improvements of ship energy efficiency but more importantly at long-term potential for optimal energy efficient ship solutions. As the final report of the R&D consortium, this book is a collection of some selected work of the projects, which aims to demonstrate the potential of different technologies and methods for improving ship energy efficiency and to offer a sneak peek at the future trend towards smart and green shipping.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    Number of pages143
    ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-8566-3
    ISBN (Print)978-951-38-8567-0
    Publication statusPublished - 2017
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible

    Publication series

    SeriesVTT Technology
    Number306
    ISSN2242-1211

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    Energy efficiency
    Ships
    Freight transportation
    Retrofitting
    Industry
    Energy conservation
    Costs

    Keywords

    • ship energy systems
    • energy efficiency
    • energy saving technologies
    • modelling and simulation
    • optimization
    • process integration

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    Guangrong, Z. (Ed.) (2017). Ship energy efficiency technologies - now and the future. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Technology, No. 306
    Guangrong, Zou (Editor). / Ship energy efficiency technologies - now and the future. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 2017. 143 p. (VTT Technology; No. 306).
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