Norwegian ship owners to research PSV energy efficiency

A Norwegian consortium has established a project to identify energy efficiency and fuel saving initiatives for the offshore shipping industry.

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – A Norwegian consortium has established a project to identify energy efficiency and fuel saving initiatives for the offshore shipping industry.

The joint industry project, known as Energy Efficient Offshore Partners, involves seven shipping companies - BOA Offshore, Eidesvik Offshore, Farstad Shipping, Gulf Offshore Norge, Havila Shipping, Siem Offshore, and Solstad Offshore - and classification society Det Norske Veritas, which is the project manager.

The intention is to create a common platform to improve the industry standard for fuel consumption and emissions from offshore supply vessels.

Phase 1 is scheduled for completion in spring 2012.

12/21/2011

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