Plymouth’s new ​fuel and power depot opens
(L-R) Steven Gaulder, Sutton Harbour Group’s Projects Manager, Nick Eggar, Fisheries Manager, and Pete Bromley, Harbour Master of Sutton Harbour in front of the new fuel depot at Plymouth Fisheries

Plymouth’s new ​fuel and power depot opens

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…

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Plymouth Fisheries upgrades fuel facilities
Nick Eggar, Manager of Plymouth Fisheries (front) holding plans for the new fuel tanks and dispensers, on the site allocated for the facilities at the fisheries complex in Sutton Harbour, with fisheries assistants Lewis Mcarther (left) and Tony Shepherd

Plymouth Fisheries upgrades fuel facilities

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…

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Iceland’s industry reduces fuel footprint

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.

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Making sense of fuel usage

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.

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Persuading barnacles to stay away

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.

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Keeping it clean

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.

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