PR – Statements

As Naval Architect and Designer I obliged to read and or comment publications and statements. Some of them I like to share.

Some of my own publications have been integrated or linked to the headings References and Patents.

List of Statements

More plastic than fish in the sea by 2050 says Ellen MacArthur

Photograph: Hotli Simanjuntak/EPA Background on ocean littering The effect that plastic is having on our environment and ecosystems is staggering. It is estimated that by 2025 there will be 1 tonne of plastic in the ocean for every 3 tonnes of fish. Furthermore, by 2050 oceans are expected to contain more plastics than fish by […]

Der unverzichtbare Wertekanon von Angela Merkel

“Demokratie, Freiheit, den Respekt vor dem Recht sowie der Würde des Menschen unabhängig von Herkunft, Hautfarbe, Religion, Geschlecht, sexueller Orientierung oder politischer Einstellung.” Auf Basis dieser Werte bot Angela Merkel dem neuen US amerikanischen Präsidenten Donald Trump nach dessen Wahl im November 2016 die Zusammenarbeit an. Auch für mich sind diese Prinzipien selbstverständlich, gesetzt und […]

LNG as Marine Fuel

Fuel consumption is still the major cost driver in shipping. Areas in ship design and machinery must be identified where savings can be made to create competitive advantages. Slow steaming has become a general measure in shipping today to reduce the fuel bills, but going slow will only cut costs but will not provide savings. […]

Marine Pollutions – Plastic Garbage on Shore and at Sea

The entry of plastics in the oceans is not only jeopardizing the marine ecosystem but finally will be consumed by the marine life and introduced to the food Chain. Finally this harmful substance will be transferred to the human beings with dangerous impacts on his health. Because for the time being the depletion of plastics […]

Container Vessels – Hamburg Designer develop ecological ships

Container Vessels should use up to 40% less fuel. They have designed ships with first available Two-stroke Diesel Engines which uses next to HFO and Marine Diesel LNG

in German
Containerfrachter – Hamburger Konstrukteure entwerfen Ökoschiff
Containerfrachter sollen bis zu 40 Prozent weniger Treibstoff verbrauchen. Sie haben die ersten Zweitakt-Schiffsdiesel, die neben Bunker-Öl auch auf Langstrecken mit verflüssigtem Erdgas betrieben werden können.

05.06.2013 – Olaf Preuß, Wirtschaftsredakteur Hamburger Abendblatt
Foto: Marcelo Hernandez

UASC signs USD 2.5 bln deal with Hyundai

Dubai-based United Arab Shipping Co (UASC) expands its fleet massively ordering ten giant container ships with Hyundai Heavy Industries worth USD 2.5 bln.

BY OLE ANDERSEN AND TOMAS KRISTIANSEN

Jørn Hinge: New fleet will strengthen us globally

The Middle East is still United Arab Shipping Company’s (UASC) key market, but the fleet expansion with mega ships also means that the shipping company will become more global, says CEO Jørn Hinge in an interview with Shippingwatch.

BY OLE ANDERSEN