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Securing our energy future highlighted at Offshore Energy 2013

Securing our energy future highlighted at Offshore Energy 2013
On 15 & 16 October 2013 the 6th Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference was held Amsterdam RAI. The two-day event was attended by 9, 123 international visitors, an increase of 20% compared to last year. Official opening: The state of the world By the push on the button of Ko Colijn, Sander Vergroesen,...
October 22nd, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Drill ships, Energy, Environment | Read More

Energy Developments in South east Mediterranean – day 2

Energy Developments in South east Mediterranean –  day 2
The London Hellenic Centre The second day of this international conference was dominated by the shipping sector’s energy and propulsion systems, technology and economics under the broader title “Energy and Shipping: how can the two fields  complement each other? Is LNG a marine fuel of the future?...
September 21st, 2013 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Books, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, LNG, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Pollution | Read More

Energy Developments in South east Mediterranean

Energy Developments in South east Mediterranean
The London Hellenic Centre The first day of this timely and well prepared two-day international conference at London’s Hellenic Centre attracted over 150 delegates –  a major success, given it is a Friday, and will continue with its Shipping as well as Energy & Renewables Energy sessions...
September 20th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, European Union, LNG, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

SeaRenergy Offshore installs Windpower Converter Platform HelWin1 for Siemens.

SeaRenergy Offshore installs Windpower Converter Platform HelWin1 for Siemens.
SeaRenergy Offshore successfully installed the first DC Converter Platform HelWin 1. The installation of the second platform BorWin 2 on behalf of Siemens is scheduled for later this year. In June the subsea structure of the HelWin 1 Platform was installed in a water depth of approx. 23 metres about...
August 27th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy | Read More

DNV assists the development of LNG as fuel in Germany

DNV assists the development of LNG as fuel in Germany
Hamburg: “Making technology-based decisions is complex for each individual company, as is finding the right way into the future. We fully support the overall political will and dedication to reduce harmful emissions from ship operations.” Said Jörg Langkabel, DNV Country Manager, on the occasion...
August 27th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies | Read More

GL Garrad Hassan supports wave testing program at Hawai’i National Marine Renewable Energy Center

GL Garrad Hassan supports wave testing program at Hawai’i National Marine Renewable Energy Center
The WETS site will be located just offshore of the Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Image courtesy of the USMC. San Diego/USA,  06 August 2013 – GL Garrad Hassan has begun a project for the Hawai’i Natural Energy Institute at the University of Hawai’i (HNEI-UH) supporting the institute’s...
August 6th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies | Read More

GL Garrad Hassan continues to help unlock new capital for offshore wind

GL Garrad Hassan continues to help unlock new capital for offshore wind
Bristol, UK,  31 July 2013 – With the support of technical due diligence advice from GL Garrad Hassan, Sumitomo Corporation and its subsidiary Sumitomo Corporation Europe last week agreed to invest significant amount of equity in two Belgian offshore projects. The Belwind 1 operational wind farm...
July 31st, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Environment | Read More

HSH Nordbank and NORD/LB finance French wind farm portfolio

HSH Nordbank and NORD/LB finance French wind farm portfolio
HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank and NORD/LB Norddeutsche Landesbank are provid-ing project financing for a portfolio of four wind farms with a total capacity of 72 Megawatts (MW) located in the Nord Pas-de-Calais and Picardie regions in northern France. HSH Nordbank and NORD/LB each committed 50% of the total...
July 26th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy | Read More

A-Design Assessment for aerodyn’s 3 MW SCD Wind Turbine

A-Design Assessment for aerodyn’s 3 MW SCD Wind Turbine
Andreas Schroeter, Managing Director of GL RC (3rd from left) hands the Statement of Compliance over to Soenke Siegfriedsen, Managing Director of aerodyn (in the middle) and Annette Schroeter, Project Coordinator at aerodyn engineering (3rd from right) Hamburg/Germany, 25 July 2013 – GL Renewables...
July 25th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies | Read More

GL Renewables Certification contracted by AMSC for Design Assessment of Offshore Wind Turbine

GL Renewables Certification contracted by AMSC for Design Assessment of Offshore Wind Turbine
Andreas Schroeter Hamburg/Germany,  24 July 2013 – GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has been chosen by AMSC to conduct the A-Design Assessment of its 5.5MW full conversion offshore wind turbine (WT5000FC). The A-Design Assessment comprises a thorough evaluation of the turbine, ensuring that...
July 24th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

GL Group Strengthens Offshore Wind Leadership Team

GL Group Strengthens Offshore Wind Leadership Team
GL Group’s David Robertson and Elaine Greig Hamburg/Germany,  23 July 2013 – The GL Group has recently strengthened its offshore team with two appointments: David Robertson who takes on the role of Head of Practice for the UK Marine and Offshore Project Management Services and Elaine Greig...
July 23rd, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, News | Read More

OSBIT Power’s MaXccess‐T18 goes to work at Walney

OSBIT Power’s MaXccess‐T18 goes to work at Walney
Bayard Seawork UK based, OSBIT Power (OP) announced today that its latest MaXccess‐T18 offshore access system is to be deployed at DONG Energy and SSE’s Walney Offshore Wind Farm to provide safe high sea state access at the exposed west coast site. Exactly one year on from exhibiting its original...
June 25th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy | Read More

Energy from waste: the risks

Energy from waste: the risks
Energy from waste: the risks Thu 20 Jun 2013 – Increasingly waste is being used to generate power, which is creating new risks for the developers and operators of energy from waste plants, and a growing market for insurers. (source: Lloyd’s of London) In the UK we recycle 43% of household...
June 21st, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Energy from Waste: the Risks

Energy from Waste: the Risks
Energy from waste: The Risks (source: Lloyd’s of London 20 June 2013) Increasingly waste is being used to generate power, which is creating new risks for the developers and operators of energy from waste plants, and a growing market for insurers. In the UK we recycle 43% of household waste and...
June 20th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Offshore wind Rules set new standard for renewables sector

Offshore wind Rules set new standard for renewables sector
Lloyd’s Register releases all-new Rules, Class Notation and Guidance Notes for ‘Wind Turbine Installation and Maintenance Vessels and Liftboats’ to reflect industry best practice and new novel designs. The new Rules form part of the wider Mobile Offshore Unit Rule set 2013 launched by Lloyd’s...
June 12th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies | Read More

NLI unveils concept for large volume LNG Bunker Barge

NLI unveils concept for large volume LNG Bunker Barge
  High-Tech LNG Bunker Barge – HTB Design study developed by NLI Solutions, Rolls-Royce and Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions. Oslo  June 10, 2013. Offshore oil and gas engineering specialist NLI Solutions (NLI) has developed a concept for a LNG Bunker Barge* based on the NLI LNG tank design....
June 10th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, LNG, News | Read More

GL Renewables Certification at AWEA Windpower 2013

GL Renewables Certification at AWEA Windpower 2013
Andreas Schröter New Guideline for the Certification of Condition Monitoring Systems Hamburg/Germany, Chicago/USA, 6 May 2013 – GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has published its new “Guideline for the Certification of Condition Monitoring Systems for Wind Turbines”. This guideline...
May 14th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy | Read More

GL Renewables Certification Strengthens Wave and Tidal Business

GL Renewables Certification Strengthens Wave and Tidal Business
Holger Trecksel Hamburg/Germany, 7 May 2013 – GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) appoints Holger Trecksel as new Head of Department Marine Renewables. Wave and tidal energy is a promising realm of renewable energy. As technology advances, GL RC is providing expertise to designers, manufacturers,...
May 7th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy | Read More

GL Renewables Certification at AWEA Windpower 2013

GL Renewables Certification at AWEA Windpower 2013
GL Renewables Certification at AWEA Windpower 2013 New Guideline for the Certification of Condition Monitoring Systems Hamburg/Germany, Chicago/USA, 6 May 2013 – GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has published its new “Guideline for the Certification of Condition Monitoring Systems for...
May 6th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy | Read More

UK National Nuclear Laboratory and Lloyd’s Register lead regulatory event for Jordanian Nuclear Industry

UK National Nuclear Laboratory and Lloyd’s Register lead regulatory event for Jordanian Nuclear Industry
The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and Lloyd’s Register have jointly led a major regulatory workshop in Amman, Jordan for a range of representatives of that country’s nuclear industry. The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and Lloyd’s Register have jointly led...
May 3rd, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, News | Read More

Helping to maximise the value of solar measurements

Helping to maximise the value of solar measurements
Hamburg/Germany, 3 May 2013 – Since its initial release in spring 2010, GL Garrad Hassan’s Online Data Management (ODM) service has continued to grow and is currently used by clients in 34 countries worldwide with many hundreds of met masts and remote sensing devices under management. Following on...
May 3rd, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy | Read More

GL Garrad Hassan hosts Solar Finance Event

GL Garrad Hassan hosts Solar Finance Event
London/UK, 30 April 2013 – GL Garrad Hassan organised a Solar Finance Q&A and Networking Evening in London recently. The event was co-hosted with UK law firm, Burges Salmon and was run as part of the Clean Energy Finance and Development event at the Hilton London Tower Bridge Hotel. More than 60...
April 30th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Zodiac, Totempower and Lloyd’s Register conclude bulk carrier wind project

Zodiac, Totempower and Lloyd’s Register conclude bulk carrier wind project
Cape Flamingo Zodiac’s bulk carrier Cape Flamingo was the focus of a wind energy monitoring project, as the project partners investigated the potential to improve fuel efficiency     In 2012 Lloyd’s Register’s Strategic Research Group joined forces with Totempower Energy Systems to support...
April 22nd, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy | Read More

GL Renewables Certification Appoints New Head of Group China

Hamburg/Shanghai, 5 April 2013 – GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has appointed Daniel Hein as new Head of Group China. In his new role Mr Hein will be responsible for establishing and growing GL RC’s business within China. GL RC is one of the leading certification bodies in the renewable...
April 5th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies | Read More

Northwind NV receives two statements of compliance from GL Renewables Certification

(from left to right): Andreas Schröter, Managing Director GL RC, Frank Coenen, CEO Northwind, Axel Juhnke, Head of Group Project Certification GL RC. Hamburg/Germany, 3 April 2013 – Northwind NV has received statements of compliance for site assessment and site specific design assessment from...
April 3rd, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More