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Integrated design approach helps reduce fuel consumption and emissions

AuthorsRob Grin, Tom van Terwisga & Christian Veldhuis
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 97
Date12 Aug 2009
Reading time6 minutes

Efforts to reduce emissions continue worldwide. The maritime industry too, is pressing on with initiatives to cut back emissions. Undoubtedly, reducing the basic ship powering need and hence, fuel consumption is one very effective way to reach this goal. A number of design issues that can achieve fuel savings for new or for existing vessels are explored here.


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Rob Grin

Senior Project Manager/Teamleider

Tom van Terwisga

Team leader Resistance and Propulsion

Christian Veldhuis

Team Leader Ships - Simulation & Development | Senior Project Manager | Research coordinator Zero Emission Shipping

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