Silverstream Technologies on the BBC

While electric vehicles are seen as the future for road transport, the same can’t be said for the shipping industry.Batteries can’t yet power 100,000-ton container ships from one side of the world to the other, so ships’ engines look set to rely on fossil fuels for...

Bubbling Below the Surface

SHIPPING IS A DIRTY BUSINESS.Ship technology firms have been toying with the idea of air lubrication for more than 100 years. Now, as new regulations and concerns about the environment drive investment decisions, the concept may finally catch on.When the price of oil...

Shipping Regulators Plan to Cut Greenhouse-Gas Emissions

SHIPPING IS A DIRTY BUSINESS.Since the late 19th century, when steam replaced wind as the main means of propulsion, ships have relied on filthy fossil fuels. Coal-fired steam has given way to internal-combustion engines. But these still burn stuff that is so gunky as...

The Importance of Proven Ship Efficiency Gains

THERE ARE ANY NUMBER OF TECHNOLOGIES THAT CLAIM TO PROVIDE SUBSTANTIAL FUEL SAVINGS FOR SHIPS, BUT HOW WELL VERIFIED OR REAL THESE ARE IS OFTEN HARDER TO QUANTIFY. SILVERSTREAM TECHNOLOGIES SPECIALISES SOLELY IN INSTALLING AIR LUBRICATION TECHNOLOGY ON VESSELS...

Silverstream Air Lubrication for Grimaldi Fleet

SILVERSTREAM TECHNOLOGIES’ SILVERSTREAM SYSTEM WILL BE INSTALLED ON 12 NEW GRIMALDI GROUP HYBRID RO-RO VESSELS TO REDUCE FUEL CONSUMPTION AND CO2 EMISSIONS.THE AIR LUBRICATION TECHNOLOGY, IN OPERATION SINCE JUNE 2017, PRODUCES A THIN LAYER OF MICRO-BUBBLES THAT...