Archive for the ‘Alternative Sources of Energy’ Category

Maersk Tankers, Norsepower, ETI, and Shell collaborate to test wind propulsion technology

Maersk Tankers, Norsepower, ETI, and Shell collaborate to test wind propulsion technology
Maersk P-Class Illustration with two 30×5 Norsepower Rotor Sails Norsepower’s fuel-efficient technology expected to save approximately 10% in fuel consumption and associated emissions on 109,647 DWT product tanker vessel Copenhagen, Helsinki, & London – 14 March 2017: Norsepower Oy Ltd....
March 14th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Environment, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Saab Seaeye investing in engineers

Saab Seaeye investing in engineers
Engineers at Saab Seaeye continue to create pioneering electric robotic systems for a widevariety of tasks across many different market sectors. Here, the company’s smallest vehicle is seen undertaking scientific research into the ocean’s ecosystems at depths of 1000m. Larger systems can operate...
February 24th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Industry | Read More

All-Energy to host a marine renewable “Dragon’s den-style’ investment challenge

All-Energy to host a marine renewable “Dragon’s den-style’ investment  challenge
Tim Cornelius, CEO of Atlantis Resources For developers of technology, projects or services getting the right expert advice can make all the difference when it comes to overcoming the ‘valley of death’ between innovation and commercialisation. Thanks to an initiative master-minded by Tim Cornelius,...
February 22nd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, News | Read More

InterDam – Leading the Field in Fire and Blast Resistant Panels for Offshore

InterDam – Leading the Field in Fire and Blast Resistant Panels for Offshore
Fire and blast testing at 0.25 bar over-pressure InterDam, supplier of fire and blast doors, walls and windows to the offshore Oil & Gas and Renewable sectors, is in the final stages of testing a new pre-fabricated fire and blast resistant panel. Called the Generation V, this new product comes...
January 23rd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry | Read More

Salt Technologies, a new Grupo Lindley company

Salt Technologies, a new Grupo Lindley company
Salt Technologies is a marine engineering company recently formed in London (UK) under Grupo Lindley’s umbrella. The new company incorporates an excellent team of engineers and naval architects with extensive experience in engineering consultancy for offshore, oil & gas and renewable energy...
January 19th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Company Profiles, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Floating wind farms as vectors for the spread of invasive species

Floating wind farms as vectors for the spread of invasive species
Research begun by the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) looks at how floating wind farms could provide a new route for invasive species to spread across the oceans. The movement of marine species from their native territory to other regions where they can have devastating effects on local...
January 19th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, IMarEST | Read More

New Report on Potential for Wind Propulsion in Commercial Shipping

New Report on Potential for Wind Propulsion in Commercial Shipping
ISWA’s Gavin Allwright Gavin Allwright, ISWA Secretary  send us the following: Dear All, Please find below a link to the EU commissioned report on: Study on the Analysis of Market Potentials & Market Barriers for Wind Propulsion Technologies for Ships The study report, commissioned by the...
January 11th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, European Union, Organisations, Technical, Technology | Read More

New Certification Scheme helps ‘de-risk’ Marine Renewable Energy Technologies

New Certification Scheme helps ‘de-risk’ Marine Renewable Energy Technologies
Matthieu de-Tugny. Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, December 19, 2016 – Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas certification in projects world-wide is helping reduce and manage risk as ocean engineering requirements develop in the growing marine renewable energy sector Bureau Veritas,...
December 19th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, News | Read More

All-Energy 2017 reaches key milestones

All-Energy 2017 reaches key milestones
Crowded aisle All-Energy 2016 With over 70% of available space booked at All-Energy 2017 (Glasgow’s SECC, 10-11 May 2017) the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference is in fine shape. Shepherd and Wedderburn has returned as Headline Sponsor of the two-day event; and...
December 7th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Fugro’s cable lay spread completes phase 1 at Rampion offshore wind farm

Fugro’s cable lay spread completes phase 1 at Rampion offshore wind farm
Fugro track base unit compr Fugro has completed phase one of cable laying operations on schedule at the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm, as the programme takes a break over winter. The installation of 60 cables was completed at the end of October – three more than the 57 cables originally planned. Subsea...
November 22nd, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Sir Richard Branson invests in “climate change” breakthrough technology!

Sir Richard Branson invests in “climate change” breakthrough technology!
Climeon CEO Thomas Öström and Sir Richard Branson   Virgin Voyages embraces Swedish Climeon as one step to reverse climate change When addressing the global climate challenge, one fundamental cornerstone has been missing until now. Heat power, a 100% green electricity source that is not dependent...
November 20th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Energy, Technical, Technology | Read More

SeaRenergy and SMC awarded with a contract for Offshore Support Services on the Veja Mate Offshore Wind farm

SeaRenergy and SMC awarded with a contract for Offshore Support Services on the Veja Mate Offshore Wind farm
SeaRenergy and SMC will provide a broad range of offshore support services to Veja Mate. The services will start 01. November 2016 with the preparation of the foundations and transition pieces for the installation of the towers and turbines and has an initial term of 150 days. The scope of work includes: Full...
November 15th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Construction, Energy, Environment | Read More

Fugro to contact site investigations for ECUS offshore wind development

Fugro to contact site investigations for ECUS offshore wind development
The “Fugro Synergy” FUGRO TO CONDUCT SITE INVESTIGATIONS FOR EAST COAST US OFFSHORE WIND DEVELOPMENT Fugro has been awarded the contract by Vineyard Wind, formerly named OffshoreMW, to perform a marine geotechnical site investigation within its wind development lease, offshore Massachusetts....
October 26th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Markets, News | Read More

Call on IMO for action on emissions next week

Call on IMO for action on emissions next week
Viewers can find herebelow the open letter that ISWA is supporting going out to heads of state of IMO member countries regarding shipping emissions at the MEPC70 meeting next week.  As you can see this call for action is supported by many major actors in the shipping industry and ISWA  are part of...
October 21st, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Organisations | Read More

SAL Heavy Lift signs long-term contract for Walney Offshore Wind Project

SAL Heavy Lift signs long-term contract for Walney Offshore Wind Project
Second major contract for transport of transition pieces follows the success at Veja Mate Offshore Wind Farm Project Hamburg, 20 October 2016 – SAL Heavy Lift signs a major contract with Van Oord for a long term engagement at the Walney Offshore Wind Project. MV “Svenja” is chartered for 30 voyages...
October 20th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Renewables meet OEEC – 24, 25 & 26 October 2016

Renewables meet OEEC – 24, 25 & 26 October 2016
Rotterdam, 18 October 2016 – Renewable energy plays an increasing role in meeting rising energy demand. The Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC)  focuses not only on the conventional exploration and production of oil and gas but also on the renewable part of the energy mix. Find...
October 18th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Make your voice heard at All-Energy 2017!

Make your voice heard at All-Energy 2017!
Crowded aisle All-Energy 2016 The annual Call for Papers for the UK’s largest conference devoted to renewable and low carbon energy solutions has been published. It appears both in a launch newsletter just hitting thousands of desks in hard copy and pdf formats, and online at www.all-energy.co.uk The...
September 29th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Supply ships | Read More

FUGRO focuses on innovation at Wind Energy, Hamburg

FUGRO focuses on innovation at Wind Energy, Hamburg
Fugro Seawatch Wind LiDAR Buoy The Fugro stand at Wind Energy, Hamburg will feature a selection of recent innovations that reduce costs and improve efficiency in the development of offshore wind farms. Highlights include a live feed of metocean data from working Fugro LiDAR buoys; the 3Direct® real-time...
September 21st, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

IMCA to stage eCMID workshope during Windenergy Hamburg

IMCA to stage eCMID workshope during Windenergy Hamburg
‘Improving eCMID report quality’ is the title of a workshop being held by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) to coincide with WindEnergy Hamburg on Tuesday 27 September. The morning-long workshop will be held at Global Maritime’s Hamburg offices. IMCA’s Common Marine Inspection...
September 20th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Fugro’s cable lay spread reduces vessel downtime…

Fugro’s cable lay spread reduces vessel downtime…
Fugro ensures the continuation of subsea operations in strong currents with a new track base unit that enables its ROV to run along the seabed instead of flying through the water. FUGRO’S CABLE LAY SPREAD REDUCES VESSEL DOWNTIME AT OFFSHORE WIND FARM DEVELOPMENTS An innovative development by Fugro...
September 20th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

ClassNK to host floating offshore wind round table event

ClassNK to host floating offshore wind round table event
ClassNK, Japan’s leading international certification and classification society, will host a round table discussion about floating wind technologies on the sidelines of Wind Energy Hamburg (WEH) on 26 September. “ClassNK is one of the world’s leading classification societies, boasting over a century...
September 16th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy | Read More

Winners of the Inaugural International Windship Association Awards

Winners of the Inaugural International Windship Association Awards
The International Windship Association (IWSA) Wind Propulsion Innovation Awards were created to honour the pioneers of technological innovation in wind propulsion striving to support the shipping industry to decarbonise whilst maintaining commercial and operational performance. The IWSA Awards sought...
September 12th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Awards, Energy, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

DP Energy congratulates Scotrenewables Tidal Power

DP Energy congratulates Scotrenewables Tidal Power
Simon De Pietro, CEO of DP Energy As shareholders in Scotrenewables Tidal Power Ltd, DP Energy congratulates the Scotrenewables team on the imminent installation of their SR2000 turbine which is undergoing final commissioning checks prior to beginning testing at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC)...
August 30th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Burgess Marine partners with EAPL to operate Ramsgate Slipways

Burgess Marine partners with EAPL to operate Ramsgate Slipways
Work on the London Array off Ramsgate Britain’s largest independent ship repairer Burgess Marine has partnered with Kent-based European Active Projects Ltd (EAPL) to jointly manage and operate Ramsgate Slipways. Burgess Marine and EAPL have worked together successfully as customer and supplier for...
July 13th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

FUGRO secures geotechnical site investigation contract…

FUGRO secures geotechnical site investigation contract…
Fugro vessel undertaking geotechnical site investigation FUGRO SECURES GEOTECHNICAL SITE INVESTIGATION CONTRACT AT HOLLANDSE KUST (ZUID) WIND FARM ZONE Fugro has been awarded a geotechnical site investigation survey contract for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) Wind Farm Zone. This follows previous contracts...
June 15th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More