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Events

Visit to the COAST (Coastal, Ocean and Sediment Transport) Laboratory at the University of Plymouth, 26th and 27th June 2017

The Society of Maritime Industries is hosting a visit to the Coast (Coastal, Ocean and Sediment Tran...

Annual SMI reception and buffet lunch for foreign naval attaches and advisers in London, 27th June 2017, London

The Society of Maritime Industries will once again be hosting the foreign naval attachés & advis...

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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