Archive for the ‘Alternative Sources of Energy’ Category

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

GAC UK opens new Dundee office in response to increasing offshore and renewables activity

GAC UK opens new Dundee office in response to increasing offshore and renewables activity
… Grangemouth, 28 September 2018 – GAC UK has opened its 19th branch, in the heart of Dundee harbour. Together with its long-established branches in Scotland at Aberdeen, Leith, Shetland, Invergordon, Orkney and Grangemouth, the new office enables GAC UK to better respond to the growing needs...
September 28th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Ship Agencies | Read More

SeaRenergy opens Dutch office in The Hague

SeaRenergy opens Dutch office in The Hague
During the office opening ceremony (from left to right: Maarten Verjaal (SeaRenergy B.V.), Hans Timmers (NWEA), Laurens Kok (The Hague Business Agency), Dr. Benjamin Vordemfelde (SeaRenergy Germany) SeaRenergy announced during the WindEnergy exhibition in Hamburg, that it has opened a new office in the...
September 28th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Damen and HST sign contract for second FCS 2710 at WindEnergy Hamburg

Damen and HST sign contract for second FCS 2710 at WindEnergy Hamburg
. On 26th September, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with High Speed Transfers (HST) during WindEnergy Hamburg for a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710. This is HST’s second FCS 2710 since becoming the launching customer for the vessel type earlier this year. The FCS 2710 builds on the success...
September 27th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

FUGRO begins marine site investigation at the Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm

FUGRO begins marine site investigation at the Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm
Fugro Pioneer Fugro has commenced a marine site characterisation programme at Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm, in German waters of the Baltic Sea. Under a contract worth over €10 million, Fugro will undertake a UXO survey to clear the investigation sites, followed by a geotechnical seabed...
September 14th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Drill ships, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Wärtsilä biogas upgrading plant will significantly reduce methane emissions from US dairy facility

Wärtsilä biogas upgrading plant will significantly reduce methane emissions from US dairy facility
The Puregas solution will convert the methane gas from cow manure into a viable and sustainable transportation fuel. Wärtsilä Corporation, 14 September 2018 at 12 noon EEST – Puregas Solutions, a part of the technology group Wärtsilä, has been contracted to supply a turnkey biogas upgrading...
September 14th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

The world’s energy demand will peak in 2035 prompting a reshaping of energy investment – DNV GL Energy Transition Outlook 2018

The world’s energy demand will peak in 2035 prompting a reshaping of energy investment – DNV GL Energy Transition Outlook 2018
London, September 10 2018 – Global spending on energy, as proportion of economic output, is set to slow sharply because the world’s energy demand will decline from 2035 onwards – that is according to DNV GL’s Energy Transition Outlook. The historically significant change in our energy needs...
September 12th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, News | Read More

Capes downs the BDI by 43 points

Capes downs the BDI by 43 points
John Faraclas The fall of the Capes was three times more than yesterday; the Geopolitics continue to be more than dodgy in many regions around Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ brief Market and Geopolitics recap: At 1,439 points the BDI becomes a bit vulnerable widening the gap since the end of December...
September 11th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Gas, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Five Misconceptions of Wind Propulsion Solutions for Commercial Vessels

Five Misconceptions of Wind Propulsion Solutions for Commercial Vessels
… There has been a significant trend developing around wind propulsion technologies over the last 12 months and with potential fuel savings of 10-30% for retrofit installations and up to 50% for optimised new builds it is no wonder that the industry is sitting up and taking notice. Gavin Allwright,...
August 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sails installed on Maersk Tanker Ships

Sails installed on Maersk Tanker Ships
Two 30×5 metres Norsepower Rotor Sail successfully installed onboard the Maersk Pelican. TESTING BEGINS ON FIRST PRODUCT TANKER VESSEL UTILISING WIND PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY Two 30-metre tall Rotor Sails have been installed onboard the product tanker vessel Maersk Pelican targeting a reduction...
August 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, News, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

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

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

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

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

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

Ireland: HSH finances wind farm and expansion of transformer station

Ireland: HSH finances wind farm and expansion of transformer station
Lars Quandel HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is making available to its Irish client Seahound Wind Developments Limited long-term project finance of just under € 40 million to realise the Letteragh wind farm project in the west of the Irish Republic. The farm with its six wind energy plants of the Enercon...
June 19th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Energy | Read More

SAL Heavy Lift repeats success by signing Horns Rev 3 shipments

SAL Heavy Lift repeats success by signing Horns Rev 3 shipments
MV Svenja – foundation transshipment for GeoSea Hamburg, 13 June 2018 –  SAL Heavy Lift repeats success by signing contract for shipment of a total of 49 transition pieces for the Horns Rev 3 Offshore Wind Farm. The contract has been signed with GeoSea NV, and underlines SAL’s performance...
June 13th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Logistics | Read More

IBIA’s Justin Murphy food-for-thought

IBIA’s Justin Murphy food-for-thought
IBIA’s CEO Justin Murphy With Posidonia 2018  in full swing we were more than fortunate to have IBIA’s (International Bunker Industry’s Association) CEO Justin Murphy responding live to two of the sector’s most  important issues. Viewers can listen to his live interview with allaboutshipping...
June 8th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Bunkering, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Interviews, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

HSH Nordbank finances the largest solar park in the Netherlands to date

HSH Nordbank finances the largest solar park in the Netherlands to date
Depiction of the Scaldia solar park © 2018 North Sea Port HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is making available to IB Vogt GmbH EUR 41 million in long-term project finance for the construction and operation of the Scaldia solar park in the Netherlands. IB Vogt is developing the project in collaboration with...
May 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Construction, Energy, Finance, News | Read More

CWIND to use BareFLEET across entire CTV fleet

CWIND to use BareFLEET across entire CTV fleet
Cwind vessel BareFLEET, the award winning fleet monitoring system launched by marine innovation company Reygar, will be installed across CWind’s full fleet of Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV). CWind’s CTVs play a big role in supporting offshore wind turbine construction and maintenance for wind farm operators....
May 17th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Biofuels pioneer GoodFuels closes growth investment round with Social Impact Ventures

Biofuels pioneer GoodFuels closes growth investment round with Social Impact Ventures
… Amsterdam, May 16, 2018 – Pioneer and market leader in sustainable, advanced biofuels for the shipping and heavy land transport sectors, GoodFuels, has secured a major investment round with Amsterdam-based investment fund Social Impact Ventures (SIV). The investment will be used to boost product...
May 16th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Energy, Environment, Land Trasnport, Markets, News | Read More

Norsepower wins prestigious WWF 2018 Climate Solver Award

Norsepower wins prestigious WWF 2018 Climate Solver Award
24mx4m Norsepower Rotor Sail successfully installed onboard the Viking Grace. Wind-assisted propulsion technology company is the only honouree from the shipping sector in the Nordic awards HELSINKI – 16 May 2018: Norsepower Oy Ltd., the leading provider of low-maintenance, software operated, and data...
May 16th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Awards, Climate, Cruise Industry, Environment, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More