TradeWinds – MSC orders 30 air bubble systems from Silverstream

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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