Decarbonization

Taking stock of shipping’s energy transition – making efficient progress?

‘Efficiency’: it’s a word you will hear discussed at length today around the offices and conference calls of shipping companies and charterers around the world. It’s not just talk either: brokers across the industry are reporting record numbers of orders for ships with enhanced energy efficiency or new fuels technologies. But are these million dollar …

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Armada Technologies Name Green StartUp of the Year at STARTUP Awards Finals

Armada Technologies, has been named as the Green StartUp at the North West finals of the StartUp Awards 2023 in Liverpool. Armada Technologies is currently developing the world’s first ‘passive air lubrication system.’ PALS is a patented, award-winning system that operates in a passive mode, and enables discreet control of system output with the complete …

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Armada CEO Honored as Queen Elizabeth Prize Ambassador

Armada CEO, Alex Routledge has been invited to share his thoughts on the future of shipping as a Queen Elizabeth Prize Ambassador. This is a huge honour! In his paper titled, ‘Could bubbles be the missing piece to unlock maritime decarbonisation’?’’?, Alex delves into the role that hull air lubrication could play in reducing maritime carbon emissions.

Hull air lubrication with no compressors

Early adopters researching hull air lubrication systems (ALSs) should take note, a 2nd generation variation is on the horizon bringing with it a new method of operation that requires no compressors, low power consumption and a tight control of bubble dynamics regardless of vessel type, speed or weather conditions. Energy efficient ships are an important …

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