Archive for the ‘Alternative Sources of Energy’ Category

IMCA to stage Marine Renewable Energy seminar

IMCA to stage Marine Renewable Energy seminar
Captain Andy Goldsmith IMCA to stage Marine Renewable Energy seminar The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is to hold a Marine Renewable Energy Seminar on 25 September in Amsterdam (Novotel Schiphol Airport). With the theme ‘Working together for safe and efficient operations’ this day-long...
June 3rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate

Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate
Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate World Ocean Council and German-African Business Association Work Together to Advance the Blue Economy in Africa 29 May 2019 “Blue Economy for Africa’s Growth” is the focus of the German-African Business Association’s 6th...
May 29th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Mark Prendergast to retire from Harris PYE engineering group in May 2020

Mark Prendergast to retire from Harris PYE engineering group in May 2020
Mark Prendergast Mark Prendergast to retire from Harris PYE engineering group in May 2020 Mark Prendergast, Chief Executive Officer of Harris Pye Engineering Group, a Joulon company has announced that he is to retire on 30 May 2020. The Harris Pye Engineering Group, global specialists in the provision...
May 23rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Company Profiles, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Gas, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Person Profiles, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Supply ships, Technical | Read More

Offshore Wind Dream Teams in All-Energy conference

Offshore Wind Dream Teams in All-Energy conference
The ORE Catapult stand acted as a magnet in 2018 Offshore Wind Dream Teams in All-Energy conference Offshore wind features heavily in next week’s All-Energy exhibition and conference being held at Glasgow’s SEC on 15 and 16 May, with 7.5 hours devoted to five sessions sponsored by Shepherd and Wedderburn...
May 9th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Solar energy to power GAC Dubai’s warehouses

Solar energy to power GAC Dubai’s warehouses
GAC Logistics Park in the Jebel Ali Free Zone Solar energy to power GAC Dubai’s warehouses Combined production equivalent to energy needed to power 20,000 households over 20-year project lifetime Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 7 May 2019 – GAC Dubai is installing over 15,000 high-efficiency...
May 7th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Survitec prepares for market growth with offshore restructure and new offerings

Survitec prepares for market growth with offshore restructure and new offerings
Survitec prepares for market growth with offshore restructure and new offerings Survitec has restructured its offshore division to better serve customers with assets operating in the oil, gas and wind (renewable) energy sectors. The reorganization of the business unit coincides with renewed activity...
May 6th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Company Profiles, Energy | Read More

Yacht Club de Monaco and Torqeedo team up to eliminate fossil fuels at Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge

Yacht Club de Monaco and Torqeedo team up to eliminate fossil fuels at Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge
Monaco Yacht Club de Monaco and Torqeedo team up to eliminate fossil fuels at Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge Principality of Monaco (April 30, 2019) – The Yacht Club de Monaco has thrown down the gauntlet for the sixth annual Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge, banning all fossil...
April 30th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The European project DURABLE will apply drones and robots to boost the deployment of renewable energies

The European project DURABLE will apply drones and robots to boost the deployment of renewable energies
.. The European project DURABLE will apply drones and robots to boost the deployment of renewable energies DURABLE has a budget of € 3.9M and it is financed by the Interreg Atlantic Area Program. The project launch meeting takes place today in Bidart (France). Alerion Technologies, Lortek S. Coop and...
April 26th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Aviation, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Registration open for ALL-ENERGY and Co-located DCARBONISE

Registration open for ALL-ENERGY and Co-located DCARBONISE
Busy aisles at All-Energy 2018 It’s ‘all systems go’ for the 19th All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference, and the new co-located Dcarbonise 2019. Both will be held at Glasgow’s SEC on Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 May.  Free registration for...
March 25th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions | Read More

Offshore union RMT raises concerns over the impact on workers from today’s Government offshore wind energy strategy

Offshore union RMT raises concerns over the impact on workers from today’s Government offshore wind energy strategy
Mick Cash  Offshore union RMT raises concerns over the impact on workers from today’s Government offshore wind energy strategy   Offshore energy union RMT today raised concerns over the impact on workers from the Government’s Offshore Wind Energy Industrial Strategy which was published this...
March 7th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

DNV GL issues Norsepower first-ever design type approval for onboard Wind Propulsion System

DNV GL issues Norsepower first-ever design type approval for onboard Wind Propulsion System
Seppo Liukkonen, Principal Surveyor, DNV GL (centre), presenting the first-ever type approval design certificate for onboard wind propulsion system, to Jarkko Väinämö, Norsepower CTO (right), and Otto Valkeisenmäki, Norsepower Certification Engineer (left). HELSINKI – 5 March 2019: Norsepower...
March 5th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Awards, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

FUGRO to apply specialist geodata services in a return to Hollandse Kust (Zuid) wind farm development

FUGRO to apply specialist geodata services in a return to Hollandse Kust (Zuid) wind farm development
… Fugro has been awarded a further substantial marine site characterisation project off the Dutch Coast. This is the largest geotechnical site characterisation programme tendered by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl, part of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy) and will...
February 27th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, News | Read More

US-China deal raises critical questions, Greening the financial system

US-China deal raises critical questions, Greening the financial system
US-China deal raises critical questions, Greening the financial system Commentary: US-China deal raises critical questions By Mark Sobel in Washington Washington has announced that it has reached an understanding with Beijing on a stable renminbi. The conditions for stability are ripe. Trump’s...
February 26th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, Pollution, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Twin Damen Fast Crew Suppliers 2710 ordered by Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd. of Taiwan

Twin Damen Fast Crew Suppliers 2710 ordered by  Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd. of Taiwan
Michiel Hendrikx (Sales Manager Asia Pasific, Damen Shipyards Group), Mr. Chung-Pang Chen (General Manager Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd.) Twin Damen Fast Crew Suppliers 2710 ordered by  Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd. of Taiwan Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd. of Taiwan has placed an order for two of...
February 25th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

FUGRO supports entire English Coast Monitoring Network with essential data

FUGRO  supports entire English Coast Monitoring Network with essential data
Wave measurement buoys, like this one near Lincs Offshore Wind Farm, are amongst 72 RCMP instruments under Fugro’s management around the 5,672 km of English coastline. The recent award of a three-year maintenance contract for the hydrodynamic element of the Anglian Coastal Monitoring programme means...
February 5th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, Insight, News | Read More

WOC CEO to Keynote First Global Offshore Wind Summit

WOC CEO to Keynote First Global Offshore Wind Summit
Paul Holthus, CEO, World Ocean Council World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) Launches Flagship Offshore Wind Industry Event with WOC Input on Ocean Industry Leadership, Collaboration and Action 31 January 2019 The World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) has invited World Ocean Council (WOC) CEO, Paul Holthus, as opening...
January 31st, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Esvagt turns to Vestdavit for high seas windfarm boat-handling

Esvagt turns to Vestdavit for high seas windfarm boat-handling
Esvagt’s latest windfarm Service Operations Vessels will be equipped with davits from Vestdavit that offer safe and comfortable boat launching and recovery even in the most challenging conditions (Photo: Havyard) Vestdavit has reinforced its claim to be the davit supplier of choice for higher sea states...
January 8th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

HSH to finance wind farm Linda in Saxony-Anhalt for the ERG Group

HSH to finance wind farm Linda in Saxony-Anhalt for the ERG Group
Lars Quandel HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank will provide the ERG Group with long-term project finance amounting to € 24 million for construction and operation of the Linda wind farm located near Elster in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. The farm with six GE 3.6/137 wind turbines will go into operation...
January 3rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Energy, Finance | Read More

Ultramax bulker vessel installed with ‘wind engines’ named 2018’s ‘Ship of the Year’

Ultramax bulker vessel installed with ‘wind engines’ named 2018’s ‘Ship of the Year’
The MV Afros, an Ultramax bulk carrier fitted with Anemoi’s Flettner Rotor system, has been named ‘Ship of the Year’ at the prestigious Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018. The 64,000 dwt newbuild vessel, managed by Piraeus-based Blue Planet Shipping, is the first geared...
December 13th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Awards, Energy, Environment, Events, News, Technology | Read More

OCIMF and INTERTANKO release new guidance on competency and learning from incidents

OCIMF and INTERTANKO release new guidance on competency and learning from incidents
.. 30 November 2018 – (London) OCIMF and INTERTANKO have today released two new information papers that will help improve safety in the energy shipping industry. The result of a joint initiative between the two organisations, the papers look at two key areas:  competency and learning from incidents. Behavioural...
November 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

The BDI@1,231 …medieval figures that hurt

The BDI@1,231 …medieval figures that hurt
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) is now 1,016 points below the figure as of the end of December 2013 when it stood at 2,247 points. Geopolitics with all types of wars dangerously spreading; IBIA’s 2018 Convention finale more than a cause to celebrate! John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI by...
November 8th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Gas, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Pollution, Reports | Read More

Winds of Change: Global Shipping, Decarbonisation & Wind Propulsion

Winds of Change: Global Shipping, Decarbonisation & Wind Propulsion
The Ecoliner HAMBURG – NOVEMBER 06, 2018: A wide consensus that the global shipping fleet must decarbonize has catalysed over the past 12 months since the Bonn meeting of the UNFCCC COP23 and calls for shipping to move faster on this. We had the IMO initial strategy of at least 50% reduction in CO2...
November 6th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Pollution | Read More

ABB and SINTEF testing hydrogen fuel cells for main ship propulsion

ABB and SINTEF testing hydrogen fuel cells for main ship propulsion
The Color Magic The new research project seeks to provide the answers required for fuel cell technology to be delivered at the scale needed to power commercial and passenger ships. The testing methodology, to be developed at SINTEF Ocean’s Trondheim-based laboratory, will use two 30kW fuel cells,...
November 5th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

IMO to further consider the challenges of 2020

IMO to further consider the challenges of 2020
In addition to progress made on a number of important issues, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) at its recent Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73) listened to the concerns raised by INTERCARGO and others and offered a constructive way forward to potentially address them. It is...
November 2nd, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Intercargo | Read More

Alternative fuels: the options

Alternative fuels: the options
. DNV GL has issued a new white paper assessing a range of alternative fuels and technologies. Titled “Alternative fuels and technologies for greener shipping”, the paper examines the cost, availability, regulatory challenges and environmental benefits of alternative fuels and technologies.   by...
October 11th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, Insight | Read More