Top 10 Technology Leaders 2018
In the run-up to publishing the annual Lloyd’s List Top 100 most influential people in shipping on December 14, here are the movers and shakers of the year in maritime next-gen tech:
06 / Tom Erixon, president & chief executive , Alfa Laval
However, Noah Silberschmidt’s determination has seen big-name backing this year as Carnival cruiseship Diamond Princess has reported fuel saving of more than the required 5% after trials, and this year Grimaldi Group has placed an order for air lubrication systems on 12 of its newbuilding ro-ros.
Analysis by Lloyd’s Register, DNV GL, Carnival and Shell have given weight to Mr Silberschmidt’s claims. Air lubrication might not be revolutionary but in combination with an alternative fuel source, this technology has come of age.
The annual Lloyd’s List Top 100 most influential people in shipping will be published on 14th December 2018.