Archive for the ‘Alternative Sources of Energy’ Category

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

Viking Grace becomes first passenger ship in the world to use a rotor sail for wind-assisted propulsion

Viking Grace becomes first passenger ship in the world to use a rotor sail for wind-assisted propulsion
The “Viking Grace” with its new rotor sail installed 30 April 2018 – Viking Line has installed a rotor sail on the LNG-fuelled Viking Grace, making it the first passenger ship in the world equipped with a rotor sail for the utilisation of wind power. Lloyd’s Register (LR) approved...
April 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Technical, Technology | Read More

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