Armada And Qatar Shipyard Join Forces To Enhance Vessel Energy Efficiency


  • In a move to promote greener shipping practices, Armada Technologies and Qatar Shipyard Technology Solutions have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
  • This collaboration focuses on incorporating Armada’s innovative Passive Air Lubrication Systems (PALS) into vessels.

The MoU establishes a framework for cooperation between the two companies. Qatar Shipyard Technology Solutions will explore opportunities to integrate PALS into vessels owned by their clients. Armada will provide technical and commercial support throughout this process, including initial estimates for efficiency gains and design information for proposed installations.

Industry Leaders Applaud the Initiative

Prominent figures within the maritime industry have expressed their support for this collaboration. Alex Routledge, CEO of Armada Technologies, highlighted the partnership’s potential to significantly reduce the environmental impact of vessels while also improving their operational efficiency. Damir Glavan, CEO of Qatar Shipyard Technology Solutions, echoed this sentiment, emphasizing how offering PALS contributes to the industry’s efforts towards cleaner and more efficient operations. Andrew Marshall, CEO of Ecochlor, a partner company of Armada, pledged their expertise in ensuring consistent fuel savings for vessels equipped with PALS.

Commitment to a Sustainable Future

By working together, Armada and Qatar Shipyard Technology Solutions aim to drive the adoption of energy-efficient technologies within the maritime sector. This collaboration represents a significant step forward in the global fight against climate change. Both companies are committed to playing a vital role in creating a more sustainable future for the shipping industry.

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Source: Armada