World’s First from Silverstream Technologies

The Innovations Report is on the world’s first commercial installation of a patented air lubrication system from Silverstream Technologies to be fitted on a major cruise vessel. This will help reduce journey times and also cut down on fuel costs. It has been validated...

Silverstream Technologies Grows Team as Orders Increase

Silverstream Technologies, pioneers of air lubrication technology for the shipping industry, today announced the appointment of Stephen Potts as its new Head of Supply Chain.The development is based on the company’s strategy to further expand its infrastructure on the...

Reducing Friction for Greener Operation

AIR LUBRICATION SYSTEM, The Silverstream® System reduces frictional resistance between the water and a ship’s hull, cutting fuel consumption and associated emissions. Noah Silberschmidt, CEO, discusses the system’s successful progress from sea trials with Shell to its...

Chief executive: 5% fuel saving conservative estimate

Air bubble technology’s efficiency proven in trials. Completed sea trials using Silverstream technology, which uses air bubbles to improve hull movement produced averages close to the 5% efficiency target. Read More| Bunkerworld

Bubble Surfing Brings Savings

Ships cut fuel use and pollution by using the same techniques that help penguins swim quickly. Penguins release streams of lubricating bubbles from their feathers to help them surge out of the sea. Now shipping engineers and operators are looking for similar ways to...

Transparency Detail Tied to Clean Technology Uptake

The success of Silverstream’s landmark sea trial with Shell, which was conducted in collaboration with Lloyd’s Register, Dannebrog Rederi, and other partners, has significantly raised the profile of air lubrication as a viable and credible clean...

Expansion of Technical Team

New naval architect appointed following first commercial installation, and pipeline of orders. Dominic Tasker has been hired as a new naval architect at Silverstream Technologies… Read More| MarineLink.com

Bubbles Come of Age

With the news this year that Silverstream had at last achieved its objective of retrofitting a tanker with air lubrication and achieved its first commercial sale… ShipInsight takes a look at this innovative fuel saving initiative. Continue reading| ShipInsight...