Fishermen can benefit from a £750,000 new fuel and utility services depot created at Plymouth Fisheries to help refuel their vessels more quickly. Sutton Harbour Group, which owns and operates…
A £750,000 investment is going into upgrading fuel facilities at Plymouth’s Sutton Harbour, England’s second largest fish market complex, with new fuel tanks and dispensers being installed at Plymouth Fisheries…
Icelandic fuel supplier N1 is working to reduce the sulphur content of fuel supplied to commercial vessels and will no longer be supplying Marine Diesel Oil (MDO) as of 1st January 2019.
Russian company Dobroflot, which operates its own fishing fleet and canned fish production, has signed an agreement with the international service provider Orange Business Services to equip Dobroflot vessels with an IoT solution for managing fuel consumption and engine operation.
Austral Fisheries have announced that the off-season refit of their largest vessel, Atlas Cove, has exceeded expectations with results from their first fishing trip of the season achieving fuel savings of 29%.
The Icelandic fleet’s fuel consumption has been reduced by 43% between 1990 and 2016, according to a report produced by Iceland’s vessel owners’ organisation SFS to coincide with two years having passed since the signing of the Paris Climate Change Accord.
A pair of fresher trawlers being built for Icelandic operators at the Huanghai yard at Rongcheng in China are expected to be among the most environmentally friendly to date.
The EcoPilot developed by French company C-Sense is attracting increasing interest from both fishing and other commercial marine sectors. A straightforward retrofit to any engine room, it monitors fuel flow, producing a precise analysis of fuel usage – which identifies where savings can be made.
A Swedish company has won one of the prestigious European Marine Engineering Awards 2016 for its innovative marine coating that encourages barnacles not to settle, with some far-reaching implications for fuel efficiency.
Diesel doctor Peter Weide of UK company Marship has developed a new version of the company’s portable Diesel Duck, a system capable of cleaning fuel in a boat’s tanks. Designed with the needs of fuel suppliers, marinas and co-operatives of boat owners in mind, the Diesel Duck can clean and polish the contents of your tanks in a few hours.