Case Study 1: A Major Cruise Line

casestudy-hollandA major typical cruise ship of this size class using EcoEmissions can require over 2,475 gallons of diesel fuel (HFO) per hour and usually operate 3,500 hours a year.

Per Ship

Fuel Consumption: 9.6 million gallons
Estimated Fuel Cost: $12,740,000 per year
Estimated Fuel Savings @ 11%: $ 1,382,000 per year
Estimated Maintenance Savings: 20-25% (Oil Changes and Filters)

With a fleet of 10 ships, the estimated fuel saving can very quickly approach $4 million and CO2 emissions can be reduced by over 32,000 tons per year.

The rate for Heavy Fuel Oil shows a reduction in fuel consumption in the 5-10% range. Other vessels operating on lighter fuel oils achieve reduced fuel consumption results in the 10-20% range.

Case Study 2: Cruise Ship

cruise-westA local cruise ship successfully completed fuel trials with EcoEmissions.

Per Boat

Fuel Consumption: 300,000 Gallons per year
Fuel Cost: $480,000 per year (ULSD Fuel @ 1.60)
Estimated Fuel Savings @ 14%: $76,200 per year
Estimated Maintenance Savings: 20-25% (Oil Changes and Filters)

Results: 14% in fuel savings; a reduction of 348 Tons of CO2 from the exhaust from this ship alone

A typical local Cruise Ship Company has approximately 10 vessels.

Projected Annual Net Savings for a local Cruise Ship fleet: $762,200

Case Study 3: Towboat fleet

casestudy-towboatThis towboat company specializes in container barge transportation. Their primary work is moving freight along North America’s west coast. Each towboat burns 140 gallons of diesel per hour and operates 5,000 hours a year.

Per Boat

Fuel Consumption: 700,000+ gallons per year
Fuel Savings: 98,000 gallons per year
Estimated Fuel Savings: $156,800 per year
Estimated Maintenance Savings: 20-25% (Oil Changes and Filters)

A typical towboat fleet has 15-20 ships, which would provide them with annual fuel savings of $2,755,000.

The annual CO2 reduction for this vessel would be over 609 tons per year. Across their entire fleet, this would represent a reduction of 10,657 tons of CO2 .

Case Study 4: Passenger Ferry

Victoria2This medium-sized passenger ferry operates between Bellingham, Washington and Victoria, British Columbia. It has three older 12V71 Detroit Diesel engines that are noted for dirty black smoke exhaust. This boat uses 23 gallons of fuel per hour and operates 1,200 hours per year.

Fuel Consumption: 83,000 gallons per year
Fuel Savings @ 13.4%: 11,122 gallons per year
Estimated Fuel Savings: $18,000 per year
Estimated Maintenance Savings: 20-25% (Oil Changes and Filters)

This system will eliminate 91 tons of CO2 exhaust each year.

Case Study 5: Typical heavy construction equipment

milesA typical heavy-equipment construction firm operates approximately 50 Caterpillar 988G front-end loaders with 3456 engines.

Per Loader

Fuel Consumption: 32,500 gallons per year
Fuel Savings @ 14.6%: 4,745 Gallons per year
Estimated Fuel Savings: $7,592 per year
Estimated Maintenance Savings: 20-25% (Oil Changes and Filters)

This system will eliminate 42.7 tons CO2 exhaust per Front End Loader and with 50 loaders that is 1,735 tons of CO2 eliminated each year.

Case Study 6: A large mining company

largemining

A typical U.S.-based company operates 60-100 haul trucks ranging from 240 to 320 ton. These trucks operate approximately 7,000 hours per year and the average fuel burn is 60 gallons per hour each.

Per Truck

Fuel Consumption: 420,000 gallons per year
Fuel Cost @$2.10 per gallon: $882,000 per year
Estimated Fuel Savings @14.5%: $136,710 per year

This system will eliminate 415 tons of CO2 exhaust per truck, and with 60-100 trucks that is 33,200 tons eliminated annually from just one mine.