Nothing had prepared us for such a rapid change in working life as the global COVID-19 pandemic forced on us. But what did this mean for managing complex international projects? Our latest blog sheds some light on the changes in our daily work life that were caused by the global pandemic.
Blog: Future proofing
Blog: Future proofing
The shipping industry is being pushed towards cleaner emissions, not least from the legislation point of view. The new EEXI and CII rules are being extended to cover practically all ships, old and new. Our newest blog focuses on our technical experience and presents how to technically cope with these rules.
The shipping industry is under a lot of pressure to cut green house gas emissions in the coming years. One of the emerging technologies that has received less attention in the maritime context is post-combustion carbon capture. We joined forces with Wärtsilä to study how the system could be implemented in RoPax ferries.
The final part in our small series on low-carbon ship design presents a case story involving the process of modelling and evaluating energy efficiency in a new-build project. The project we are focusing on is the new and beautiful Viking Glory by Viking Line.
Currently, hydrogen and ammonia are the only two truly zero-carbon alternatives for ship fuel. Hydrogen is the alternative that requires more fundamental new-thinking, especially if considering fuel cells as the power plant solution. In the second part of our low carbon story, we present in brief our own hydrogen-fuelled ship design.
In the first part of our three-part blog series about low carbon ship design, we focus on our efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of ships to achieve zero or very low carbon operation. We also present our views on modern energy-efficient technologies and design methods in shipping with the help of concrete examples.
Measuring environmental performance is important, but analysis in its traditional way can be challenging. Deltamarin has developed in-house simulation tools for assessing environmental performance, the benefits of which Jaakko Lappi discusses in our newest blog.
Traditionally, in the shipping business technology development and adaptation have been steady and incremental. The markets have been preferring proven solutions and compliance at lowest costs, and as a result the uptake of new technologies and alternative fuels has been relatively slow. This status quo seems to be coming to its end.