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Marine Engineering pre-apprenticeship and work readiness courses available this September

Paragon Skills are offering students the opportunity to complete pre-apprenticeship and work readine...

Portsmouth Business School marketing student project opportunities for marine businesses

Portsmouth Business School are keen to engage with UK marine and maritime businesses to engage their...

Events

DIT Ready, Set, Export Festive Breakfast, 15th December 2017, Tunbridge Wells

The Department for International Trade (DIT) South East are hosting a festive breakfast event for bu...

Shipwrights' Lectures - Registration Now Open, 10th January 2018, Southampton

The next Shipwrights' Lectures will be held at 14.00 on 10th January 2018 at the Nuffield Theatre, S...

Current Projects - GLEAMS: Glycerine fuel engine feasibility

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GLEAMS Project glycerine-run marine engine to be on display at Seawork 2014...

The world’s first marine engine to be run using the exceptionally clean fuel of glycerine will be on display at Seawork 2014 together with a seminar session entitled ‘Will my ship/workboat run on this?’ where interested parties can find out more about the fuel’s possibilities for use in the marine sector.

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Glycerol fuel project (GLEAMS) ‘Interest Group’ attracts attention from around the world...

GLEAMS (Glycerine Fuel for Engines and Marine Sustainability) is a Technology Strategy Board project under the Marine Vessel Efficiency competition. The project is examining the technological, regulatory, supply chain and commercial issues relevant to introducing glycerol to the marine fuels market.

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GLEAMS project overview...

GLEAMS (Glycerine fuel for Engines and Marine Sustainability) is a Technology Strategy Board project under the Marine Vessel Efficiency competition.

The marine industry faces the double challenge of rising fuel costs and tightening emissions standards, including carbon emissions. The GLEAMS project is developing technology with which marine vessels can surpass the very highest regulatory standards required for Sulphur and Nitrous Oxide emissions, slash their carbon emissions, and reduce costs simultaneously.

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