Archive for the ‘Alternative Sources of Energy’ Category

Alternative fuels – Safer, Smarter, Greener…

Alternative fuels – Safer, Smarter, Greener…
Martin Crawford Brunt presenting his paper at a full house Alternative fuels – Safer, Smarter, Greener – “A little bit of everything” By Jean Winfield, Jeanius Consulting Shipping Professional Network in London (SPNL) hosted another well attended event, sponsored by DNV-GL and held at the...
June 18th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Charity, Classification Societies, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Technical, Technology | Read More

All-energy opens tomorrow!

All-energy opens tomorrow!
  Ed Davey tours All-Energy 2013 ALL-ENERGY OPENS TOMORROW! Secretary of State for Scotland and Scotland’s Energy Minister The Great Debate COO of Sir Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room In-depth conference sessions on all renewable sources Major exhibition with 450+ exhibitors from 20 countries Aberdeen’s...
May 20th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Organisations, Supply ships | Read More

American and Chinese car battery boom fires up prospects for Canadian company Focus Graphite

American and Chinese car battery boom fires up prospects for Canadian company Focus Graphite
Don Baxter of Focus Graphite. American and Chinese car battery boom fires up prospects for Canadian company Focus Graphite,  By James Brewer Demand is sharpening dramatically for graphite, once known chiefly for being the ‘lead’ in pencils. Green technologies are spurring exciting new applications...
May 13th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Markets, Mining | Read More

All-Energy: The all-important international renewables gathering

All-Energy: The all-important international renewables gathering
Ed Davey tours All-Energy 2013 With a month to go before All-Energy 2014, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, opens in Aberdeen (Wednesday 21- Thursday 22 May) the international renewables community is busy making its travel plans.   “All-Energy really brings the global...
April 24th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Exhibitions | Read More

All-Energy 2014

All-Energy 2014
Ed Davey tours All-Energy 2013 Ministers, “the great debate”, in-depth conference sessions, hydrogen buses and expansive exhibition – all-energy is all-set!  All-Energy 2014, the UK’s largest renewables exhibition and conference, will get off to a flying start on Wednesday 21 May with...
March 24th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Exhibitions | Read More

Record Breaking Oceanology International

Record Breaking Oceanology International
Unaudited figures show that approximately 8, 400 attended Oceanology International 2014 (OI2014), an increase of 10% over 2012. Exhibitor figures at the world’s largest marine technology and ocean science show were higher than ever before with 528 exhibiting companies from 35 countries. Vessel movements...
March 20th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Construction, Drill ships, EEZ, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships, Technology | Read More

First Twin Axe delivery for Njord Offshore

First Twin Axe delivery for Njord Offshore
Njord Offshore from Essex, UK, have taken delivery of their first 26m Twin Axe built by Damen Shipyards Group. The vessel was ordered early January 2014 and the delivery took place on 27th February.During this 7 week period the vessel was modified from a basic, standard vessel to suit the specific Njord...
March 18th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Oceanology International 2014 successful Exhibition and Conference

Oceanology International 2014 successful Exhibition and Conference
One of the best ever events of its kind, this biennial conference and exhibition event – celebrating also its 45th anniversary (1969 – 2014) is now the talk of the town and the talk over and …under the oceans! As Conference Chairman Professor Ralph Rayner put it: “at the time of the first...
March 13th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Construction, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Fisheries, IMarEST, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Supply ships, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Bureau Veritas and LM Wind Power join forces on certification of wind turbine blades

Bureau Veritas and LM Wind Power join forces on certification of wind turbine blades
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, March 10, 2014 – Bureau Veritas, a global leader in testing, inspection and certification, has announced the signing of a framework agreement with LM Wind Power, the world’s leading supplier of components and services to the wind industry. The framework agreement covers...
March 10th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Regulatory, Technology | Read More

“Ground Investigation Specialist of the year” amongst three award nominees for Fugro

“Ground Investigation Specialist of the year” amongst three award nominees for Fugro
Fugro features in three categories of this year’s prestigious Ground Engineering Awards. The shortlist, which was announced on Wednesday, 26th February, reveals the company’s nomination for Ground Investigation Specialist of the Year. For the Technical Excellence Award Fugro has two nominations –...
March 4th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Awards, Environment, Events | Read More

ESPO’s position on the Clean Fuel Strategy before EU elections

ESPO’s position on the Clean Fuel Strategy before EU elections
Isabelle Ryckbost ESPO urges Parliament and Council to reach an agreement on the Clean Fuel Strategy before EU elections Tomorrow, the European Parliament and Council are meeting in a so-called “trilogue” on the Clean Fuel Strategy to reach a compromise and find a solution on the  outstanding issues....
March 4th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Environment, European Union, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Sure Wind takes delivery of second Damen Twin Axe FCS 2610

Sure Wind takes delivery of second Damen Twin Axe FCS 2610
British company Sure Wind Marine Ltd. has taken delivery of its second Damen Twin Axe Fast Crew Supplier – the Sure Swift – in a little over a month after the first joined the company’s fleet. Established in 2009, Sure Wind is a specialist in the German offshore wind market and now has 10 dedicated...
February 26th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Alan Moore, Catapult, on Marine energy: opportunities for the taking

Alan Moore, Catapult, on Marine energy: opportunities for the taking
Alan Moore Oceansp@ce Industry View: Alan Moore*, Catapult, on Marine energy: opportunities for the taking In the development of any new technology, there are tipping points when critical decisions dictate the path of travel.  Twenty years ago was one such period in the development of onshore wind power:...
February 7th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Technical, Technology | Read More

The EIRA Newsletter – February 2014

Few MENA countries have so far eluded the threat of partition caused by religious, historical, ethnical and economic rivalries. Their borders, a result of competition between 19th and 20th century colonial powers for the exploitation of rich oil reserves, can no longer sweep under the carpet deep-rooted...
February 6th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Military, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Two IMCA presentations at OSJ annual conference…

Two IMCA presentations at OSJ annual conference…
Chris Charman TWO IMCA PRESENTATIONS AT OSJ ANNUAL CONFERENCE DEMONSTRATE THE ASSOCIATION’S WIDE RANGE OF INTERESTS Two presentations being given by the International Marine Contractors Association at this month’s Offshore Support Journal Conference in London, graphically demonstrate the association’s...
February 3rd, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations | Read More

Offshore wind: Fugro secures new contacts…

Offshore wind: Fugro secures new contacts…
OFFSHORE WIND: FUGRO SECURES NEW CONTRACTS FOR TRENCHING OPERATIONS IN UK Leidschendam, The Netherlands: Fugro has been awarded two contracts to perform cable burial and survey operations at two offshore wind farm sites in the UK. At RWE Innogy’s flagship Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm in Liverpool...
January 30th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Diversification of fuels for shipping after LNG

Diversification of fuels for shipping after LNG
Diversification of fuels for shipping after LNG – By Wendy Laursen DNV GL has released a position paper on the future alternative fuel mix for global shipping towards 2050. While LNG is expected to be an early success, diversification will increase with hybrid alternatives. The main drivers...
January 29th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Technical, Technology | Read More

What will the alternative fuel mix for global shipping be?

What will the alternative fuel mix for global shipping be?
LNG Arctic Discovery London: DNV GL has released a position paper on the future alternative fuel mix for global shipping. While LNG is expected to be an early success, the picture becomes more diversified with time, as more than 20 per cent of shipping could adopt hybrid propulsion solutions, featuring...
January 28th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Free on line registration opens for All-Energy 2014

Free on line registration opens for All-Energy 2014
Ed Davey on walkabout ate AE2013 The countdown to All-Energy 2014 (Aberdeen 21-22 May), the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, has begun in earnest; with online registration now open at www.all-energy.co.uk allowing free-of-charge entry to the major exhibition, world-class multi-stream...
January 22nd, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, LNG, LPG, Mining, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Supply ships, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Buoy-mounted LIDAR provides cost-effective measurement solution for offshore wind farm developments

Buoy-mounted LIDAR provides cost-effective measurement solution for offshore wind farm developments
Fugro SEAWACH LiDAR buoy met mast Ijmuiden Successful trial results of the next generation of multi-purpose buoys tailored for the renewable energy industry have led to recent orders from operators in the wind energy sector. Dutch energy company Eneco has purchased Fugro’s new wind LiDAR buoy whilst...
January 17th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oceanology | Read More

All-energy 2014 conference call for papers deadline extended

All-energy 2014 conference call for papers deadline extended
SoS Ed Davey tours All-Energy 2013 The deadline for conference and seminar theatre abstracts for All-Energy 2014, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference (Aberdeen,  Wednesday 21 – Thursday 22 May), has been extended until 6 January 2014. “We have had a highly encouraging...
December 3rd, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy | Read More

FUGRO awarded major Dong Energy contract

FUGRO awarded major Dong Energy contract
Fugro EMU has been appointed to manage a network of wave buoys which has the potential to become Europe’s largest wave monitoring network, surpassing the UK Coastal Observatories Network, also managed by Fugro EMU. DONG Energy has selected Fugro EMU, part of Fugro’s Renewable Services Group, to procure,...
November 21st, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

GL RC certifies CG’s transformer with SLIM® design for offshore application

GL RC certifies CG’s transformer with SLIM® design for offshore application
Holger Trecksel, Head of Business Development and Sales, GL RC hands the certificate over to Yves Vanlinthout from CG. Frankfurt/Germany,  21 November 2013 – Transformer manufacturer CG has received certification from GL Renewables Certifcation (GL RC) for its liquid immersed SLIM® and “Bio-SLIM®...
November 21st, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, News, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Improving monopile installations with Fugro’s InclinoCam®

Improving monopile installations with Fugro’s InclinoCam®
The offshore wind market is developing rapidly. More wind farms and larger wind turbines are being built, increasing the requirements for verticality, and therefore the need for accurate, efficient and safe verticality monitoring. This in turn has led to the development of Fugro’s newly launched InclinoCam®,...
November 19th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Fugro’s new offshore wind farm drill readies for action

Fugro’s new offshore wind farm drill readies for action
The new T120 drill on top of the Conductor (framework that lifts it above the waves) all in yellow, and also showing the down hole equipment in blue. It will be configured as shown here and attached to the orange steel frame which is fixed to the deck of the transport installation vessel (TIV) Specialist...
November 18th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More