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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Attica Group News

Photo: Hellenic Seaways

Attica Buys Grimaldi Stake in Hellenic Seaways

Attica Group has announced that it reached an agreement with Minoan Lines, owned by Naples-based Grimaldi Group, for the acquisition of its 48.53 percent stake in Hellenic Seaways. According to an announcement, the agreement provides for Attica Group to purchase Hellenic Seaways’ shares for 78.5 million euros, sell the SUPERFAST XII vessel to a member company of the Grimaldi Group for 74.5 million euros and sell the HIGHSPEED 7 vessel to Minoan Lines for 25 million euros. Attica…

Aquarius MAS on Blue Star Delos upgraded with new software which allows real-time reporting and logging of fuel consumption and emissions Image Eco Marine Power

Fuel Consumption, Emissions Monitoring Software Updated

As part of the ongoing Blue Star Delos Renewable Energy Innovation Project, Eco Marine Power (EMP) stated that the Aquarius Management & Automation System (MAS) installed on Blue Star Delos has been updated with new fuel oil consumption (FOC) and emissions monitoring software. This updated software combined with the Aquarius MAS hardware allows for fuel consumption data from all flow meters on the ship to be displayed and logged in real-time. In addition CO2, NOx and SOx emissions are calculated based on the fuel type being used.

Aquarius MAS CPUAGU being installed on Delos

Aquarius MAS with Marine Solar Power Installed on Delos

Eco Marine Power together with strategic partners has installed an Aquarius Management & Automation System (MAS) integrated with a marine solar panel array on-board the Blue Star 'Delos'. The Aquarius MAS has been installed as part of a joint renewable energy project with Blue Star Ferries and the approximately 2kW trial solar array on-board the vessel is now in operation and providing a source of renewable energy for the ship. This important milestone for EMP means that the company…

Impression of Aquarius MRE System on Eco Ship

Eco Marine Power Short-Listed for Ship Efficiency Awards

Eco Marine Power is pleased to announce that it has been named as a finalist in two categories of the inaugural Ship Efficiency Awards 2014. The Ship Efficiency Awards 2014, hosted by Lloyd's Register and organised by Fathom, will recognise and celebrate the organisations and individuals within the maritime sector that excel in efficient operations, implement fresh thinking, offer proven efficiency benefits and technological innovation. Eco Marine Power has been short-listed in…

Johan Roos, Interferry’s executive director

Interferry Urges Proactive Approach to Industry Challenges

More than 250 top-level delegates attended trade association Interferry’s 38th annual conference in Malta to debate the major factors affecting ferry operations around the world. Under a new format mixing presentations with panel discussions and audience input, the event underlined the diversity of political, technical, operational and commercial issues challenging the industry. Among several sessions focused on safety, a former airline pilot confirmed the alarming certainty of human error…