Archive for the ‘Energy’ Category

Toward the tipping point: new research provides a reality check on the outlook for renewable energy.

Toward the tipping point: new research provides a reality check on the outlook for renewable energy.
Karl Ove Ingebrigtsen Technology Radar 2018 “Renewable Energy” report – launched today by Lloyd’s Register – analyses the sizeable renewable energy impacts in the next five (5) years and beyond. It provides answers from leading industry experts on their optimism, concerns and investment...
February 20th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, News, Reports | Read More

Wärtsilä and Maersk Drilling create a joint 25-year strategy for thruster services…

Wärtsilä and Maersk Drilling create a joint 25-year strategy for thruster services…
Maersk Drilling Wärtsilä and Maersk Drilling create a joint 25-year strategy for thruster services to increase uptime and reduce costs Wärtsilä Corporation, 20 February 2018 at 10.30 a.m. EET The technology group Wärtsilä and the global drilling contractor Maersk Drilling have joined forces...
February 20th, 2018 | Drill ships, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

The BDI@1,087: still expecting the Chinese Dog to bark..

The BDI@1,087: still expecting the Chinese Dog to bark..
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) …kept its “pace” thanks to the rising Panamaxes trying to balance the continuous Capers fall. Geopolitics as expected and warned you already, entered the point of no return. John Faraclas’ daily markets and geopolitics briefing: The BDI clinched three...
February 19th, 2018 | Banking, Energy, Environment, Finance, Military, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices | Read More

Hempel rolls out versatile and fast-drying cargo tank coating for the offshore oil & gas industry

Hempel rolls out versatile and fast-drying cargo tank coating for the offshore oil & gas industry
… Today – 12 February – world-leading coating manufacturer Hempel launches its high performance, chemical resistant, two component epoxy coating – Hempadur 15600 – to the offshore industry. Designed specifically for Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) cargo tank protection,...
February 12th, 2018 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Rick Meidel joins Crowley Fuels as VP and General Manager in Alaska

Rick Meidel joins Crowley Fuels as VP and General Manager in Alaska
Rick Meidel (ANCHORAGE, Alaska; February 8, 2018) – Crowley Fuels announced today that Rick Meidel has joined the company as vice president and general manager, responsible for the performance and day-to-day operations of Crowley’s Alaska division. He will be based in Anchorage and report to Rocky...
February 8th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Person Profiles | Read More

FUGRO’S rig positioning services reduce mobilisation time for Statoil

FUGRO’S rig positioning services reduce mobilisation time for Statoil
All Statoil operated rigs on the Norwegian continental shelf and associated vessels will benefit from Fugro’s rig positioning services under a new long-term contract Fugro has won a long-term contract for the provision of rig positioning services to Statoil Petroleum AS. The contract includes positioning...
February 2nd, 2018 | Drill ships, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Elemed discussion at Port of Koper

Elemed discussion at Port of Koper
l to r: Boris Popovič, Mayor of the City Municipa-lity of Koper; Violeta Bulc, EU Commissioner for Mobility and Transport, Dimitrij Zadel, President of the Managament Board of Luka Koper; Peter Gašperšič, Minister of Infrastructure of the Republic of Slovenia; Nikolas Paterakis, Chief Operating Officer,...
February 1st, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

HSH Nordbank to finance Brotorp wind farm in Sweden for BlackRock

HSH Nordbank to finance Brotorp wind farm in Sweden for BlackRock
Lars Quandel HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank will provide the investor BlackRock with a long-term loan amounting to about € 31 million to refinance the Brotorp wind farm in southern Sweden. The farm with 14 Vestas 126 type wind turbines and a total capacity of 46.2 megawatts (MW) has been in operation since...
January 31st, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Energy, Finance, News | Read More

Shipping needs uniform rules to adopt Green Technologies

Shipping needs uniform rules to adopt Green Technologies
Green container ship on river Elbe. Costs hindering implementation of energy management technology Over two thirds (68%) of global marine industry executives believe that a lack of uniform international environmental regulations will impede the adoption of green technologies in shipping, according to...
January 22nd, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Environment, IMarEST, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hmmm… the BDI@1,366…

Hmmm… the BDI@1,366…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 29 points earlier on today and proves our position that there isn’t as yet a sustainable market. We hope that after the Chinese New Year’s celebrations – close to Valentine’s Day, we might possibly see a small surge; we shall see though...
January 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Finance, HR, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Stock Markets | Read More

With the BDI@1,230 brace for the new era…

With the BDI@1,230 brace for the new era…
John Faraclas Despite the BDI’s (Baltic Dry Index) triple digit fall in an otherwise odd welcome for the New Year, the good news is that Shipping for the vey very very few begins to make waves; geopolitics getting worse and we can hear the barking dog coming… on the 16th of February… John Faraclas’...
January 2nd, 2018 | Energy, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä’s energy storage solution for North Sea Giant reduces costs and emissions

Wärtsilä’s energy storage solution for North Sea Giant reduces costs and emissions
The retrofit energy storage system improves the operational efficiency and environmental footprint of the North Sea Giant. Wärtsilä Corporation,  22 December 2017 at 10 a.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has agreed to retrofit the world’s first energy storage solution on board a large...
December 22nd, 2017 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Supply ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

ELEMED New Shore side connection Kyllini port HAZID

ELEMED New Shore side connection Kyllini port HAZID
The “Fiore di Levante” berthed at Kyllini With the elemed project in full roll out , a HAZID analysis workshop took place in the Port of Kyllini today. Representatives from the Port authority the municipality of Kyllini Andravida, electrotechnical and Marine Engineering specialists gathered...
December 21st, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment | Read More

First LR classed hydrogen-powered vessel launched

First LR classed hydrogen-powered vessel launched
20 December 2017 – Antwerp maritime group Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) has launched its new hydrogen-powered passenger vessel, Hydroville, classed by Lloyd’s Register (LR). The catamaran crew boat is the first LR classed vessel to use hydrogen to power a diesel engine. The advantage of hydrogen...
December 20th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Energy transition changes the shape, but not the importance of shipping to the global economy

Energy transition changes the shape, but not the importance of shipping to the global economy
Presenters at the DNV GL – Maritime Forecast Launch (L to R): Gerd-Michael Würsig, Business Director Alternative Fuels, DNV GL – Maritime, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO, DNV GL – Maritime, Sverre Alvik, Deputy Program Director, DNV GL, Trond Hodne, Sales and Marketing Director, DNV GL –...
December 20th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, News | Read More

Foreship predicts one third of shipping will opt for exhaust gas scrubbers

Foreship predicts one third of shipping will opt for exhaust gas scrubbers
Olli Somerkallio, Head of Machinery Department, Foreship Ltd. Shipowners weighing up their future marine fuel choices after the 2020 IMO 0.5% sulphur cap should also consider oil company expectations that up to 30% of commercial shipping will gravitate back to high sulphur fuel oil by 2030, according...
December 18th, 2017 | Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Shipmanagement | Read More

Corvus Energy achieves ISO 9001:2015 certification

Corvus Energy achieves ISO 9001:2015 certification
.. Richmond, B.C. – December 18, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification for its global operations, manufacturing and service processes. A recent audit covered ISO9001:2008 requirements and ISO 9001:2015 transition requirements. The scope of...
December 18th, 2017 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?
John Faraclas Falling Markets at the end of the day is nothing to be afraid of or being a bad thing so to speak, as it separates the wheat from the chaff, particularly as many failed to use the appropriate mechanisms with their risk assessment tools available and contain at worse this eight year old...
December 15th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

The BDI@1,730: is the “surge” over…?

The BDI@1,730: is the “surge” over…?
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points earlier today and now stands at 1,730 points ending the surge(?) a correction or a pre-festive stagnation; the New Yea will tell… On the Geopolitical front things continue its steady course for the forthcoming Armageddon in all fronts. John...
December 13th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Markets, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Shell Chair confirmed to speak in all-energy 2018 opening plenary

Shell Chair confirmed to speak in all-energy 2018 opening plenary
Sinead Lynch Shell UK’s Country Chair, Sinead Lynch, will be delivering a keynote address in the opening plenary session of All-Energy and the co-located Smart Urban Mobility Solutions (SUMS) on 2 May 2018 at Glasgow’s SEC. “We are delighted to be welcoming Sinead Lynch to the opening session...
December 13th, 2017 | Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

New UK managing director appointed at Harris PYE

New UK managing director appointed at Harris PYE
Nigel Hopkins Nigel Hopkins has been appointed Managing Director of Harris Pye UK Ltd based at the company’s headquarters in Llandow in Wales. He joined Harris Pye on 1st May this year working alongside Dave Hayden, the company’s retiring Managing Director at the Harris Pye UK headquarters in Llandow,...
December 8th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Construction, Energy, Environment, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Sovcomflot’s Christophe de Margerie named Engineering Project of the Year at 2017 Platts Global Energy Awards

Sovcomflot’s Christophe de Margerie named Engineering Project of the Year at 2017 Platts Global Energy Awards
The “Christophe de Margerie” Christophe de Margerie, the icebreaking LNG carrier built to order for SCF Group (Sovcomflot) to serve the Yamal LNG project, has won the award for Engineering Project of the Year at the 2017 Platts Global Energy Awards. The winners were announced at an award...
December 8th, 2017 | Awards, Energy, Environment, Events, Technical, Technology | Read More

GLEC EU Plenary meeting in Amsterdam

GLEC EU Plenary meeting in Amsterdam
FEPORT’s President, Gunther Bonz. GLEC EU Plenary meeting in Amsterdam: FEPORT engages in a constructive strategy review with other parties of the supply chain Last December 1st, FEPORT announced the alignment of the revised EEEG Guidelines with the GLEC framework[1]. As previously communicated, APM...
December 7th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HSH financing Carrickallen wind farm project in the Republic of Ireland

HSH financing Carrickallen wind farm project in the Republic of Ireland
Lars Quandel HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is providing Galetech Energy Developments (GED) with long-term finance amounting to about € 43 million for construction of the Carrickallen wind farm project in the Republic of Ireland. The farm is located in County Cavan, surrounded by hilly agricultural land...
December 7th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Energy, Finance | Read More

FUGRO wins Ørsted contracts for site investigations at…

FUGRO wins Ørsted contracts for site investigations at…
The Fugro Explorer Fugro has been awarded contracts by Ørsted to undertake geotechnical investigations at two large-scale offshore wind development sites. Ørsted is pursuing the development of these two new projects – Bay State Wind, located 15 miles off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts...
December 1st, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More