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...

A Final Word on Bubbles

There are three companies that have developed systems to lubricate a ship’s hull with air bubbles…what is interesting is the spread of vessel types in which the systems have been installed . Read More| Lloyd’s List

Pumped up over Bubble Technology

By amassing data, Silverstream says its air lubrication system has started to win charterers’ approval. Read More| Lloyd’s List

Bubble Fleet Grows

Das Produkt-Spektrum für mehr Energieeffizienz in der Schifffahrt ist groß. Auch die Luftblasen-Technologie gehört seit einigen Jahren dazu. Continue Reading| HANSA International Maritime Journal

Silverstream Steals the Show…

In many ways the success of Informa’s Green Ship Technology conference has mirrored the growing importance of ‘eco-environment’ in shipping over an eleven-year period. Read More | Green Ship Technology Conference