Ahead of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) ambitious and challenging goals for 2030 and 2050, the maritime community explores new ways and accelerates its efforts towards decarbonisation and sustainability. Recently, we performed an underwater Propeller Boss Cap Fins (PBCF) installation job on one of our client’s 50,000 dwt oil tankers. The expected fuel savings generated through the innovative PBCF design are estimated to be in the range of 3-5% with the same reduction in harmful emissions.
The biggest ever shake-up in Singapore’s shipping industry is set to come into force in less than a months’ time. In fact, all over the world, maritime regulators, ship owners, port authorities and countless stakeholders are feverishly preparing for January 1 2020.