In-order to make the marine industry greener Nanyang Technological University has taken an initiative and have launched a laboratory for marine research.
The laboratory will do research on offshore and marine industry in Singapore and will develop technologies for it. Name of labs that will dedicatedly work for cleaner marine industry is Sembcorp Marine Lab.
The lab has received this name from an organization Sembcorp Marine that has given the endowment of S$10 million for the creation of the Lab. The core purpose of the lab will be designed and develop exclusive solutions in management of fuel emission green shipping and energy efficiency. Researchers at NTU are doing studies and trying to find out the ways to fit dual-fuel engines in ships, the engine of a kind that would help boats and ships to reduce emissions that are harmful to both humans and nature. At the same time the efforts of NTU will also be keeping the cost of such boats lowest possible. (more…)