ADNOC Logistics & Services (ADNOC L&S) has reduced fuel consumption and carbon emissions by 23% across its fleet of 27 vessels, following the Al Daffah Energy Efficiency Project, the company has recently announced. To date, the accumulated savings from the project are estimated to represent 325,000 tonnes of heavy fuel oil, reducing operating expenditure as well as emissions into the atmosphere.
Captain Abdulkareem Al Masabi, chief executive of ADNOC L&S, said: “This project is a powerful example of what we can achieve by harnessing our industry expertise and partnerships to deliver greater value for our customers.”
The project takes advantage of the latest advances in digitisation to improve energy performance, including the use of new tools to aid route planning, enhance fuel monitoring and optimise engine speed. Vessel upgrades, such as the installation of more efficient propellers and high-performance hull coatings, have also improved vessel efficiency, while the acquisition of an additional LNG carrier has meant slow steaming can be adopted across the fleet, without affecting delivery schedules.