Archive for the ‘Energy’ Category

IMCA responds to growth of the marine renewable energy sector

IMCA responds to growth of the marine renewable energy sector
Andy Goldsmith Toolbox talks prompt guidelines planned for marine operations Guidance on use of immersion suits when transferring from vessels at sea The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is responding to the growth of involvement by its members in the marine renewable energy...
August 16th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy | Read More

Framo technology used to successfully install wind turbine foundations

Framo technology used to successfully install wind turbine foundations
Suction bucket foundation. Photo credit: NGI Framo’s pump technology has been used to successfully anchor 20 wind turbines at the wind farm Burkum Riffgrund 2. A total of 60 suction buckets have been pumped in place as foundation for the 20 wind turbines in Ørsted’s new wind farm Borkum Riffgrund...
August 7th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Call for entry of 5th Bluegrowth Competition is now open! Until October

Call for entry of 5th Bluegrowth Competition is now open! Until October
The Bluegrowth aims to inspire and support startups with innovative ideas relating to the blue economy, including shipping, tourism, fisheries, and the marine ecosystem. The process is carried out through the big competition Bluegrowth, that was organized for the 4th year in a row, in which take part...
July 30th, 2018 | Energy, Environment, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Bureau Veritas issues new FSU notations and guidelines for the conversion of existing LNG carriers to FSRUs / FSUs

Bureau Veritas issues new FSU notations and guidelines for the conversion of existing LNG carriers to FSRUs / FSUs
Matthieu de Tugny, COO, Bureau Veritas, Marine & Offshore Bureau Veritas issues new FSU notations and guidelines for the conversion of existing LNG carriers to FSRUs / FSUs The notation FSU – LNG provides the specific classification requirements including structure and safety aspects for floating...
July 30th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Energy, LNG, News, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipmanagement | Read More

CTS Offshore and MARPRO announces partnership

CTS Offshore and MARPRO announces partnership
.. London based CTS Offshore offering in-situ afloat asset integrity services for the offshore and marine industries worldwide and MARPRO have announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership with MARPRO representing CTS Offshore in Scandinavia on an exclusive basis. MARPRO is a specialist...
July 23rd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Energy, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

GAC Angola renews ship agency contract with POSH Semco

GAC Angola renews ship agency contract with POSH Semco
POSH Champion carrying out supply duties in Mafumeira Oil Field, Angola Complete husbandry and vessel clearing service Luanda, Angola, 19 July 2018 – Leading offshore marine services provider PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd. (POSH) has reaffirmed its close working relationship with GAC Angola...
July 19th, 2018 | Energy, News, Oil Industry, Ship Agencies | Read More

Dynama: Consolidation in the offshore industry – what does it mean for workforce planning?

Dynama: Consolidation in the offshore industry – what does it mean for workforce planning?
Lee Clarke Consolidation in the offshore industry – what does it mean for workforce planning? According to Lee Clarke at Dynama, today’s mega mergers and alliances signal a tremendous business opportunity but what is the impact on workforce planning?  Here he takes us through the challenges and...
July 12th, 2018 | Energy, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Boskalis Nederland aiming for 35% CO2 reduction with GoodFuels biofuel

Boskalis Nederland aiming for 35% CO2 reduction with GoodFuels biofuel
.. Rotterdam, July 12, 2018 – Boskalis Nederland and biofuel supplier GoodFuels have announced a long-term partnership aimed at furthering Boskalis’ sustainable practices. Reducing CO2 emissions is one of Boskalis’ long-term objectives. A 35% reduction in the CO2 emitted by the fleet and equipment...
July 12th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Wind energy powers Kaleido in Argentina

Wind energy powers Kaleido in Argentina
.. Argentina’s growing interest in wind energy is giving the Spanish-based forwarding and logistics company, Kaleido, significant optimism for its recently opened branch in Buenos Aires. Whilst Argentina has a long tradition of using wind energy on its farms, the government is keen to make sure...
July 12th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

IBIA: Everybody is talking about Hygge and 2020!

IBIA: Everybody is talking about Hygge and 2020!
Please join us in Copenhagen (6 – 8 November 2018) at our IBIA Annual Convention to learn more about both. The IBIA Annual Convention is one of the most anticipated Bunker and Shipping events in the industry. Around 200 delegates, including Ship Owners, Bunker Suppliers, Traders, Port Authorities,...
July 11th, 2018 | Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

OCIMF releases new book for the offshore industry – Cargo Guidelines for F(P)SOs

OCIMF releases new book for the offshore industry – Cargo Guidelines for F(P)SOs
The “Cargo Guidelines for FPSOs” front cover. 10 July 2018 – (London) A new book offering guidelines for safe cargo handling and associated operations on board F(P)SOs has been released by OCIMF. It supplements existing guidance in the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals...
July 10th, 2018 | Books, Energy, Health and Safety, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Environmental Ship Index further expands its user base to 7000 vessels with plan for major upgrade

Environmental Ship Index further expands its user base to 7000 vessels with plan for major upgrade
The Environment Ship Index Working Group, meeting in Marseilles last month With a user base now approaching the 7,000 vessel mark and recognised by over 50 ports worldwide, the Environmental Ship Index (ESI) is rapidly becoming the standard tool used by the world’s ports to reward and incentivise...
July 10th, 2018 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HFW Briefing – It’s a risky business, offshore drilling, but who bears the risk under a rig contract when force majeure strikes?

HFW Briefing – It’s a risky business, offshore drilling, but who bears the risk under a rig contract when force majeure strikes?
Judgment in Seadrill Ghana Operations Ltd -v- Tullow Ghana Ltd was handed down by Mr Justice Teare in the Commercial Court on 2 July in a case in which HFW (Simon Blows and Vanessa Tattersall) acted. The case deals with important questions relating to competing causes in the context of force majeure...
July 6th, 2018 | Energy, Legal | Read More

Fugro returns to Ørsted’s Hornsea offshore wind farm sites for geotechnical site investigation

Fugro returns to Ørsted’s Hornsea offshore wind farm sites for geotechnical site investigation
Fugro has commenced marine site characterisation work at the Hornsea Two Offshore Wind Farm site. The contract,awarded by renewable energy company Ørsted, covers geotechnical site investigation and follows other contracts awarded earlier this year for geophysical investigation services...
July 6th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

ClassNK grants AIP to NYK Line and Japan Marine United for their joint project on an LNG-fuelled 200K DWT bulk carrier design

ClassNK grants AIP to NYK Line and Japan Marine United for their joint project on an LNG-fuelled 200K DWT bulk carrier design
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) based on its Rule Part GF which adopts IGF Code (regulation for ships using low-flashpoint fuels) to NYK Line and Japan Marine United (JMU) for their joint project on the concept design of an LNG-fueled 200K DWT...
July 5th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Pollution | Read More

Continuing investment in LNG as a marine fuel critical to meeting air Quality & GHG emissions targets

Continuing investment in LNG as a marine fuel critical to meeting air Quality & GHG emissions targets
SEA\LNG counsels a pragmatic view on the future of maritime fuels LONDON, 3 July 2018: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today reiterated how critical continuing investment in LNG as a marine fuel...
July 3rd, 2018 | Bunkering, Energy, LNG | Read More

SeaRenergy supports commissioning phase of OSS “Hohe See”

SeaRenergy supports commissioning phase of OSS “Hohe See”
… SeaRenergy has been awarded by the consortium consisting of Cofely Fabricom NV, Iemants NV und CG Holdings Belgium NV Systems Division to provide logistical support and platform management services to the OSS “Hohe See” during the commissioning phase after the topside installation. The service...
July 2nd, 2018 | Energy, Logistics | Read More

Corvus Energy named “Supplier of the Year” for 4th consecutive year

Corvus Energy named “Supplier of the Year” for 4th consecutive year
Corvus Energy, the marine industry’s leading supplier of battery energy storage, has been named “Supplier of the Year” at the Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards 2018. Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards 2018 recognizes Corvus Energy, supplier of battery energy storage systems, for its...
June 29th, 2018 | Awards, Energy | Read More

Decommissioning JV named Maersk Decom

Decommissioning JV named Maersk Decom
With the senior management team now in place and interest growing from potential customers, today the decommissioning joint venture reaches a new milestone with the launch of its new name. “Maersk Decom may be a new company, but it is built on the track Maersk Laser and Giant record that both parent...
June 29th, 2018 | Drill ships, Energy | Read More

Logistical and platform management contract awarded to SeaRenegy

Logistical and platform management contract awarded to SeaRenegy
OSS Hohe See (photo: Engie Fabricom) SeaRenergy has been awarded by the consortium consisting of Cofely Fabricom NV, Iemants NV und CG Holdings Belgium NV Systems Division to provide logistical support and platform management services to the OSS “Hohe See” during the commissioning phase after the...
June 28th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Logistics | Read More

Vestas and Maersk Supply Service partner to lower logistics and installation costs within sustainable energy solutions

Vestas and Maersk Supply Service partner to lower logistics and installation costs within sustainable energy solutions
… Vestas and Maersk Supply Service have entered into an innovation partnership to jointly develop solutions and next-generation technology for the sustainable energy industry. The partnership aims to address the industry’s future challenges within installation and logistics to decrease the cost...
June 28th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

OPEC Meeting – views from Callum Macpherson

OPEC Meeting – views from Callum Macpherson
Callum MacPherson, Investec OPEC Meeting – views from Callum MacPherson’s, Investec’s Head of Commodities, views on the oil market following Friday’s OPEC meeting. Callum Macpherson comments: On Friday, OPEC reached an agreement to keep the current total limits on oil production unchanged,...
June 25th, 2018 | Energy, Markets, Oil Industry | Read More

ABB to power new Virgin Voyages cruise ship fleet with highest energy efficiency

ABB to power new Virgin Voyages cruise ship fleet with highest energy efficiency
Virgin Voyages vessel ABB to supply the complete electric power and propulsion package for the Virgin Voyages’ new fleet. The initial Virgin Voyages vessel, due for delivery in 2020, will be the first of a fleet of three innovative ships designed and built with environmental responsibility in mind. Each...
June 25th, 2018 | Energy, Technical, Technology | Read More

Today’s OPEC meeting – views from Investec’s Callum MacPherson, Head of Commodities

Today’s OPEC meeting – views from Investec’s Callum MacPherson, Head of Commodities
Callum MacPherson, Investec Investec’s Head of Commodities, Callum MacPherson, comments on this morning’s OPEC meeting in Vienna: “Brent touched lows just under 73 $/b yesterday, but has recovered towards 74 $/b, seemingly after Iran went back on an agreement with a Saudi plan to increased production...
June 22nd, 2018 | Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Bureau Veritas, your partner for Marine Renewable Energy solutions

Bureau Veritas, your partner for Marine Renewable Energy solutions
. Veritas News offshore Working towards a brighter future with technical Marine Renewable Energy services Bureau Veritas Marine Renewable Energy experts can review vessel, floater, cable and turbine designs, from a basis Approval in Principle to a full class or type-certified solution…. Read more+     “Aiming...
June 22nd, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment | Read More