Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) has awarded air lubrication system manufacturer Silverstream Technologies its biggest order by buying 30 of the fuel-saving systems for the large containership newbuildings it has on order.
MSC expects the systems, which produce a carpet of bubbles to reduce friction between hull and sea, to make an estimated fuel saving of $302m (€257.5m) and cut carbon emissions by 1.6m tonnes over the lifetime of the ships.
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Silverstream® System currently being added to five ships and will be installed on 10 additional cruise vessels across the majority of Carnival’s brands in coming years.Read
Silverstream Technologies, the market leader in air lubrication technology for the global shipping industry, today announced the appointment of Andrew Derodra as Chief Financial Officer to bring financial leadership to the ongoing development and implementation of the company’s ambitious growth strategy.Read
The collaboration will encourage retrofit installations of the Silverstream® System and unlock technical and commercial knowledge sharing.