Archive for the ‘Alternative Sources of Energy’ Category

InterDam accelerates growth with new office opening in Houston

InterDam accelerates growth with new office opening in Houston
Christa Klein will head up InterDam’s office in Houston A new office expansion will enable InterDam to accelerate growth in the US Onshore and Offshore Industry and Renewable Sectors. InterDam, leading supplier of Fire and Blast resistant architectural products for refineries, Oil & Gas Platforms...
April 24th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

DNV GL launches alternative fuels white paper

DNV GL launches alternative fuels white paper
The white paper “Alternative fuels and technologies for greener shipping” examines the price, availability, regulatory challenges and environmental benefits of alternative fuels and technologies. Hamburg, 17 April 2018: Classification society DNV GL has issued a new white paper which assesses a...
April 17th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

The future of fuel

The future of fuel
Sugar can be used for biofuel The future of fuel Environmental regulations are constantly forcing carriers to adjust their fuel strategy – so what will power the container ships of the future? Joe Lo investigates Ensuring that container shipping complies with emissions regulations these days is like...
April 3rd, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Insight, Shipmanagement | Read More

FUGRO returns to Hollandse Kust wind farm for marine site characterisation control

FUGRO returns to Hollandse Kust wind farm for marine site characterisation control
Fugro Synergy  – Fugro’s specialised support for the offshore wind industry includes state-of-the-art geotechnical drilling vessel, Fugro Synergy, and innovative technology to reduce operational costs and ensure high quality seabed data. Fugro is set to commence a site characterisation programme...
April 3rd, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Drill ships, Energy, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

The best bits of Oi18

The best bits of Oi18
As Oi18 draws to a close, we would like to thank you for joining us at what has been a fantastic event. We hope you’ve had a successful few days. With over 450 exhibitors having the opportunity to meet with thousands of quality visitors from around the globe, we are proud to have provided the industry...
March 15th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Climate, Construction, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

AAL breaks records for major Australian windfarm project that will produce 200MW of power!

AAL breaks records for major Australian windfarm project that will produce 200MW  of power!
AAL’s “AAL Newcastle” AAL SHIPS 45 OF AUSTRALIA’S LONGEST WINDMILL BLADES ON A SINGLE SAILING INTO ADELAIDE FOR COLI BREMEN. February 27, 2018 – AAL has successfully completed three sailings into Adelaide with 45 windmill blades, turbine generators and other related components...
February 27th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Liner Shipping and Trade, News | Read More

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

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

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

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

Corvus Energy secures contract for new Norwegian all-electric, battery powered ferry

Corvus Energy secures contract for new Norwegian all-electric, battery powered ferry
… Corvus Energy’s next generation Orca Energy ESS has been selected to power a new Fjord1 all-electric ferry Richmond, B.C. – November 30, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by Norwegian Electric System (NES) to supply a lithium ion based energy storage...
November 30th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Cruise Ferry, Energy, Environment, Markets, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

New WindGEMINI advances wind turbine operations

New WindGEMINI advances wind turbine operations
.. WindGEMINI online digital twin software gives users 24/7 access to advanced wind turbine condition and performance analytics, enabling better informed decisions Software can be used to monitor any turbine, regardless of its make or model to increase production and assess turbine operating life Tool...
November 29th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, IT and Communications, News | Read More

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,477 points, up 19… The Geopolitical situation remind us of a Yellowstone situ…. WISTA-Hellas’ Annual Forum at the Athenaeum InterContinental more than a great success, as did the Chios Village Ladies’ Friends at their annual...
November 27th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Jewelry, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

HSH finances Europe’s largest wind farm – electricity for 500,000 households

HSH finances Europe’s largest wind farm – electricity for 500,000 households
Lars Quandel HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank as part of a syndicate of banks is financing Europe’s largest wind farm installation with an amount of Euro 500 million, the 650-MW Markbydgen ETT project in North Sweden. In addition to HSH Nordbank, the syndicate includes Nord LB, KfW IPEX, the EIB and Euler...
November 13th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Energy, Finance | Read More

WWEA and IWSA unite to promote uptake of wind technology in shipping

WWEA and IWSA unite to promote uptake of wind technology in shipping
The World Wind Energy Association and International Windship Association unite to promote uptake of wind technology in shipping BONN, GERMANY – November 2, 2017: The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) has today announced a key strategic partnership with the International Windship Association...
November 2nd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy | Read More

Make your voice heard at All-Energy 2018

Make your voice heard at All-Energy 2018
Packed conference hall for FM at AE2017 OFFSHORE WIND AND MARINE RENEWABLE ENERGY EXPERTS: MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD AT ALL-ENERGY 2018 – CALL FOR PAPERS PUBLISHED Offshore wind and marine renewable energy will, as ever, feature strongly at All-Energy 2018. Next May’s show is the 18thin the annual...
October 23rd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions | Read More

FUGRO boosts offshore wind projects in Taiwan

FUGRO boosts offshore wind projects in Taiwan
The Fugro Equinbox Global experience at over 100 offshore wind farms has led to involvement for Fugro in the emerging offshore wind farm market in Taiwan.  Complementing its 30 years of experience offshore Taiwan, Fugro has completed geotechnical and geophysical surveys for feasibility studies, installation,...
October 13th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology | Read More

Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable”

Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable”
Snapshot from panel, elemed, Limassol event, 28/9/2017 Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable port & shipping operations” The prospects of using electricity in marine transportation and the links with the renewable sources of energy, were the main areas...
October 5th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Wärtsilä to acquire Puregas Solutions

Wärtsilä to acquire Puregas Solutions
Wärtsilä Corporation,4 October 2017 at 9.30 am EEST –  The technology group Wärtsilä has reached an agreement to acquire Puregas Solutions, the Sweden based provider of turnkey biogas upgrading solutions. Puregas is a leading player in its field with subsidiary companies in Germany, Denmark,...
October 4th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 28 points since last Friday and now stands at 1,328 points; Geopolitics continue to get sour on all fronts everywhere on Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers lost 67 points with the BCI now reading 2,671 points… The Panamaxes’...
October 2nd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Gas, Insight, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Russian developers to present Ocean Wave Energy Converter Project for Sustainable Power Supply at Neva-2017 Exhibition

Russian developers to present Ocean Wave Energy Converter Project for Sustainable Power Supply at Neva-2017 Exhibition
… Moscow headquartered Applied Technologies Company Ltd. has been developing the Float Wave Electric Power Station (FWEPS), an installation for ocean wave energy conversion to electricity with high productivity, efficiency and operation performance, applicable to meet a power requirement in different...
September 5th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMCA welcomes UK home office decision

IMCA welcomes UK home office decision
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) welcomes the extension by the Home Office until 21 October 2018 of the concession to UK immigration rules concerning workers joining vessels engaged in the construction and maintenance of offshore wind projects. As noted by IMCA in June, IMCA welcomes...
September 1st, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, HR, Immigration | Read More

ABB’s Onboard DC Grid enables integration of energy storage on specialized hybrid wind farm vessel

ABB’s Onboard DC Grid enables integration of energy storage on specialized hybrid wind farm vessel
Service Operation Vessel (SOV) ABB will optimize the safety and environmental credentials of a new Louis Dreyfus Armateurs wind farm Service Operation Vessel (SOV) by installing Onboard DC Grid power distribution to enable the cost-efficient integration of batteries. As an integral part of the power...
August 22nd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship

LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship
An image of Quadriga project ship model 17 August 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project – an initiative from Hamburg-based Sailing Cargo, which aims to build the world’s biggest sailing cargo ship. The project outlines a plan to build a 170-meter...
August 17th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Automobiles, Car trade, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More