A just-in-time (JIT) shipping trial at the port of Rotterdam has highlighted the potential for “enormous” fuel and emission savings.
Across the industry, container vessels waste hundreds of days a year waiting for a berth, usually only receiving notice of berth availability around two hours’ sailing time from a port.
However, for the Rotterdam, Maersk, MSC and IMO trial, 26 vessel calls were analysed over a month and, by modelling two different …
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