Archive for the ‘Alternative Sources of Energy’ Category

FUGRO’s trenching system completes Gemini export cable burial

FUGRO’s trenching system completes Gemini export cable burial
Fugro Q1400 trencher on the Jan Steen Fugro recently completed the burial of export cables at the Gemini offshore wind park, off the Netherlands coast.   Fugro was awarded a contract by Van Oord in April and mobilised one of its two Q1400 trenching spreads onto the Van Oord support vessel Jan Steen...
December 22nd, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Green bonds surpass 15 billion with Scatec Solar

Green bonds surpass 15 billion with Scatec Solar
21/12/2015 – Scatec Solar lists its first bond issue on Oslo Børs today. With this, the green bond list surpasses NOK 15 billion in total outstanding value. In January this year, Oslo Børs became the first exchange in the world to establish a separate list for green bonds. Since then, the list...
December 21st, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

COP21: Technology Innovation is Key to Meeting Stringent Environmental Targets

COP21: Technology Innovation is Key to Meeting Stringent Environmental Targets
COP21: Technology Innovation is Key to Meeting Stringent Environmental Targets Blog Author: Paul Floren, Global Communication Leader, GE Power Conversion With the United Nations COP21 meeting in full swing, all eyes are on global climate change targets and policies. As energy production accounts for two...
December 7th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Markets | Read More

ABS Classes the World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Installation Vessel

ABS Classes the World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Installation Vessel
ABS-classed unit meets changing offshore support needs (Houston — ) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has announced that the ABS-classed Seajacks Scylla, the world’s largest and most advanced wind farm installation and offshore construction...
November 30th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy | Read More

Commercial opportunities for Shipping from Decarbonisation through windpower

Commercial opportunities for Shipping from Decarbonisation through windpower
As the interconnector of global trade shipping facilitates every other part of the economy, and decision making around low-carbon pathways in other transport modes and industries will both influence and constrain decarbonisation in shipping. Whatever the outcomes at UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP21)...
November 29th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

MacGregor wins breakthrough order in pioneering offshore wind farm project

MacGregor wins breakthrough order in pioneering offshore wind farm project
Statoil CARGOTEC CORPORATION, 27 NOVEMBER 2015 AT 1.30 PM EET – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order for substructure connection mooring systems for the world’s first floating offshore wind farm: Statoil’s Hywind pilot park in Scotland. MacGregor will be responsible for the...
November 27th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Poseidon Med raises the stakes of LNG in the Eastern Med Area

Poseidon Med raises the stakes of LNG in the Eastern Med Area
Jose Anselmo, Principal Administrator Motorways of the Sea (MoS) The roll out of the Poseidon Med project signifies developments in three axes: sustainability for short sea and coastal shipping, revival of the shipbuilding and manufacturing sector and development of small scale LNG supply. As getting...
November 24th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Classification Societies, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consulting, Consumers Market, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Finance, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, LNG, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Nelja Energia lists the first green euro bond issue on Oslo Børs

Nelja Energia lists the first green euro bond issue on Oslo Børs
20/11/2015 – The Baltic renewable energy company Nelja Energia lists its first bond issue on Oslo Børs today. Nelja Energia is the first foreign company on the Oslo Børs green list. Proceeds from the bond will finance new renewable energy projects in the Baltic countries. The core business...
November 20th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

New Book Explains Meteorology for Wind Energy Professionals

New Book Explains Meteorology for Wind Energy Professionals
Dr Lars Landberg, a meteorologist at DNV GL, has written a book that will help non-meteorologists understand the critical concepts that underpin wind energy technology and project success.  (See also this press release here: https://www.dnvgl.com/news/new-book-explains-meteorology-for-wind-energy-professionals-47017) The...
November 18th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Books, Classification Societies, Energy | Read More

The EIRA (Energy International Risk Assessment) Newsletter November 2015

The EIRA (Energy International Risk Assessment) Newsletter November 2015
George Hatzioannou With six more than important issues and situations, which amongst other might influence the shipping industry, the latest Newsletter of EIRA Volume 3 Issue 11 for November 2015  is on and viewers can log herebelow to read, study and comment: Energy in-security of supply haunts the...
November 9th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Gas, LNG, Markets, Oil Industry | Read More

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga
l to r: Fred Kenney (IMO), Dee Taylor (Liskow and Lewis), Harry J. Fafalios chairman GSCC and director Fafalios Shipping, Michael Lund – BIMCO chairman and moderator Peter Hinchliffe sg of ICS The 5th Capital Link Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum in London Now, what an event that was earlier today!...
November 3rd, 2015 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Banking, BIMCO, Breaking News, Charity, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consulting, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Executive Travel, Finance, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Immigration, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Jobs, London Shipping Law Centre, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, The Nautical Institute, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Oldbaum and Leosphere announce 1GW of offshore wind data campaigns underway at French sites

Oldbaum and Leosphere announce 1GW of offshore wind data campaigns underway at French sites
Windcube 400S Oldbaum Services, one of the world’s leading wind consultancies, announced today that it has deployed two 3D WINDCUBE 400S Scanning LiDARs as part of the wind resource assessment campaigns the company is currently conducting at two French offshore wind sites. It is the first time that...
October 28th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Consulting, Energy, Environment, Technical, Technology | Read More

Major co-operation Framework Agreement signed between Nuclear Power Institute of China (NPIC) and Lloyd’s Register Energy for first-of-a-kind floating nuclear vessel

Major co-operation Framework Agreement signed between Nuclear Power Institute of China (NPIC) and Lloyd’s Register Energy for first-of-a-kind floating nuclear vessel
New Framework Agreement is a powerful alliance to support the safe development of floating nuclear power generation. Lloyd’s Register Energy, a leading integrity, compliance and specialist risk consulting services group, today announces a co-operation Framework Agreement with the Nuclear Power...
October 26th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Regulatory | Read More

Wärtsilä Ship Designs increasingly important for wind farm operations

Wärtsilä Ship Designs increasingly important for wind farm operations
‘Vestland Cygnus’, a Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) is to be converted to serve as an offshore wind farm service vessel. Wärtsilä Corporation, 23 October 2015 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the ship design for the ‘Vestland Cygnus’, a Platform Supply...
October 23rd, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

BlueTEC operation brings successful results

BlueTEC operation brings successful results
BlueTEC in operation Floating tidal energy platform prepares to double capacity  The BlueTEC Texel Tidal partnership is proud to announce that the first months of operating the BlueTEC tidal energy platform have been a success. With every tidal flow, the platform supplies electricity into the Dutch...
October 12th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy | Read More

Falcon swims in turbulant water for tidal energy study

Falcon swims in turbulant water for tidal energy study
                    At Torr Head on Northern Ireland’s rugged and dramatic coast, where the Atlantic Ocean and the Irish Sea meet and turbulent waters, strong tides and currents run fast, a Saab Seaeye Falcon spent three days gathering vital benthic...
October 12th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Tidal Power and Shipping

Tidal Power and Shipping
Michael E. Kavanagh This is a great and unique idea worth pursuing, needless to say materialise; Michael E. Kavanagh  herebelow gives us an abstarct of what is all about. Do read same and if of interest please revert, comment and will revert to you: Taking Power from the Tides While Creating Real Estate...
October 10th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

OI 2016 well set for record breaking success

OI 2016 well set for record breaking success
OI 2014 crowded aisles OCEANOLOGY INTERNATIONAL 2016 WELL SET FOR RECORD-BREAKING SUCCESS With still over five months until it opens, Oceanology International 2016 (OI) being held at ExCeL London,  Tuesday 15 – Thursday 17 March 2016, is well set to be a record-breaker. It has already matched the...
October 6th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Construction, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Gas, LNG, LPG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Wärtsilä launches innovative approach for hydropower & industrial plant operators

Wärtsilä launches innovative approach for hydropower & industrial plant operators
Wärtsilä Hydro & Industrial services – Keeping the power flowing Wärtsilä Corporation,  5 October 2015 at 10.30 am EET – Wärtsilä Corporation, a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets, expands into a new market segment, offering a...
October 5th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO begins final geotechnical investigations in Borssele offshore wind area

FUGRO begins final geotechnical investigations in Borssele offshore wind area
Fugro vessel undertaking geotechnical site investigation Fugro has been awarded the geotechnical investigation contract for Sites III and IV at the Borssele wind area, off the Zeeland coast. The work is being undertaken on behalf of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, part of the Ministry of Economic...
September 18th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

New solar PV Code of Practice published by the IET

A new Code of Practice which sets out the requirements for the design, specification, installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the UK is to be published this month by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The IET Code...
September 16th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Technical, Technology | Read More

Windcat Workboats builds engineering base in ABP Lowestoft

Windcat Workboats builds engineering base in ABP Lowestoft
‘Windcat 38’ being launched at the Port of Lowestoft Windcat Workboats has launched its latest vessel for the growing renewable energy industry at ABP’s Port of Lowestoft. The vessel, ‘Windcat 38, ’ is the first to be launched following the signing of a long term lease agreement between ABP...
September 14th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

FUGRO wins cable installation contract at Rampion offshore wind farm

FUGRO wins cable installation contract at Rampion offshore wind farm
Fugro Saltire trenching and cable-lay vessel Fugro has secured a contract for the installation and burial of 122 array cables at the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm being built in the English Channel, 13 kilometres off the Sussex coast, by E.ON alongside partners, the UK Green Investment Bank plc. The engineering...
September 8th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

IMCA playing a key role in offshore wind safety

IMCA playing a key role in offshore wind safety
Alan Macleay The Offshore Renewable Workgroup of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is one of the association’s best attended workgroups, and the level of enthusiasm is not only seeing an increasing number of highly relevant guidance documents being published, but has gained IMCA...
August 11th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy | Read More

Demand for nuclear power holds game-changing prospects for uranium companies…

Demand for nuclear power holds game-changing prospects for uranium companies…
Daniel Major, Bryn Jones, Peter Dasler, Gabriel Didham and Antony Froggatt. Demand for nuclear power holds game-changing prospects for uranium companies, explorers tell Objective Capital Uranium Investment Forum in London,  By James Brewer  An upsurge in nuclear power generation will revitalise prospects...
June 19th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Featured, Mining, News | Read More