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TradeWinds – MSC orders 30 air bubble systems from Silverstream

23rd September 2021

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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