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Korean shipping giants collaborate on major eco-savings

The two major Korean shipping companies Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanjin Shipping have joined forces in order to develop a system for energy conservation on board ships. The aim is to apply analysis to figure out how to gain a fuel consumption reduction of 15 percent.

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The Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries and the company Hanjin Shipping have set out to develop a model which can analyze ships’ energy consumption and thereby figure out how to gain energy savings of up to 15 percent, writes the news media Asiasis of the collaboration which was announced on December 27th.

The two partners will be involved in creating an “integrated energy management system”, which will analyze and control the elements on board ships that could affect energy efficiency. This could be elements such as the ship’s route, motor, propulsion capacity, emissions, and other elements which use energy on board ships.

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