Archive for the ‘Alternative Sources of Energy’ Category

One week to go before All-Energy 2016 opens in Glasgow

One week to go before All-Energy 2016 opens in Glasgow
Busy aisles and stands were a feature of All-Energy 2015 This time next week exhibitors from 14 countries will be getting their stands ready at Glasgow’s Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in anticipation of the opening on Wednesday morning (4 May) of All-Energy 2016, the UK’s largest...
April 26th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Gas, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Supply ships, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Wave and Tidal Rules supreme at All-Energy 2016

Wave and Tidal Rules supreme at All-Energy 2016
Busy aisles and stands AE2015 With over 70 wave and tidal sector speakers, including three compelling keynote addresses, over the course of the two days, All-Energy 2016 (SECC, Glasgow; 4-5 May) is hosting an all embracing series of sessions on this emerging force in renewable energy. The conference...
April 21st, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Bureau Veritas approves WindFloat Floating Offshore Wind Turbine foundation

Bureau Veritas approves WindFloat Floating Offshore Wind Turbine foundation
WindFloat approved by BV. Courtesy Principle Power Neuilly-sur-Seine, France,  April 14, 2016 – Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has issued Approval in Principle for the WindFloat Floating Offshore Wind Turbine (FOWT) foundation. WindFloat is designed by Principle Power...
April 14th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

HSH Nordbank finances its first solar project in Denmark

HSH Nordbank finances its first solar project in Denmark
Lars Quandel HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank has completed its first PV project financing in Denmark: The bank provided long-term financing in the amount of EUR 64.5 million to European Energy A/S and partner for the solar park “Vandel”. The PV plant located in southern Denmark consists of 126 individual...
April 14th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Energy, Finance | Read More

ALL-ENERGY 2016 – All ready to welcome the Offshore Wind Community

ALL-ENERGY 2016 – All ready to welcome the Offshore Wind Community
ACE Winches will feature their Lift and Tow Winch Package at All-Energy Offshore wind has always played a role in the All-Energy conference since it was first held in 2001. This year the UK’s largest renewable and sustainable energy exhibition and conference, being held at Glasgow’s SECC on 4 and...
April 12th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

ALL-ENERGY 2016 – just four weeks away!

ALL-ENERGY 2016 –  just four weeks away!
Busy aisles and interaction on exhibition stands – the order of the day at All-Energy 2015 Where can you find updates and meet the people involved with bioenergy; geothermal; hydrogen and fuel cells; hydropower; solar; offshore and onshore wind; wave and tidal energy; business energy efficiency; energy...
April 6th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Supply ships | Read More

HEAVYLIFT@SEA and SeaRenergy Offshore present the all new OAV SR1

HEAVYLIFT@SEA and SeaRenergy Offshore present the all new OAV SR1
HEAVYLIFT@SEA and SeaRenergy Offshore present the all new OAV (Offshore Assistance Vessel) SR1 SMC, SeaRenergy and Con4Mare join forces and form a one‐stop‐shop cooperation for the offshore wind industry In order to combine experience and know how derived from offshore wind projects in Great Britain...
March 31st, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Supply ships | Read More

Corvus Energy Partners with LG Chem

Corvus Energy Partners with LG Chem
Corvus will use advanced LG Chem lithium ion battery cells in their next generation maritime energy storage systems that will launch later in 2016 Richmond, B.C – March 29, 2016 – Corvus Energy (Corvus), the industry leader in advanced lithium ion energy storage systems (ESS) for maritime...
March 29th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Thermo King ThermoLite Solar Panels for Continuous Charging and Extended Refrigeration Units’ Battery Life

Thermo King ThermoLite Solar Panels for Continuous Charging and Extended Refrigeration Units’ Battery Life
Thermo King ThermoLite Solar Panel. New Thermo King solar panel charging system is optimised to offset auxiliary loads as well as minimize battery failures, which can equate to the cost of a solar installation.  Brussels, Mar. 23, 2016 – Thermo King,  a manufacturer of transport temperature control...
March 23rd, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More

OI2016 gets off to a flying start –

OI2016 gets off to a flying start –
A view from OI 2016 – the busy SAAB stand Oceanology International (OI2016) the world’s largest marine science and ocean technology exhibition and conference opened yesterday at London’s ExCeL (15 March) and certainly lived up to expectations, with exhibition, conference rooms, the Trade &...
March 16th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Supply ships, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO to perform seabed surveys…

FUGRO to perform seabed surveys…
Fugro Helmert FUGRO TO PERFORM SEABED SURVEYS AT WORLD’S BIGGEST OFFSHORE WIND FARM DONG Energy has appointed Fugro to perform offshore pre-construction surveys at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm. Fugro will begin seabed survey work in the Irish Sea off the coast of Cumbria, UK in March. The...
March 14th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Capers suffer yet another low with the BCI@171

Capers suffer yet another low with the BCI@171
John Faraclas The BDI gained just another three points today closing at 335, but the Capers made the headlines! Very low levels for expensive tonnage with hopes dashed… The Panamaxes gained seven, now standing at 364 and the Supras clinched another five clocking 350. The BHSI was also three points...
March 2nd, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Consumers Market, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Shipfinance | Read More

Top of the Class for Lowestoft College

Skills key for renewable energy sectors Top of the Class for Lowestoft College Apprenticeship Provision Rates 13% above National Average  National Apprenticeship Week 14th – 18th March, 2016 Lowestoft College is a leading provider of training and competence services to the offshore, energy and maritime...
March 1st, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Gibdock mobilises world’s largest windfarm jack-up

Gibdock mobilises world’s largest windfarm jack-up
Gibdock was chosen for the mobilization of Seajacks Scylla, the largest windfarm jack-up ever built Gibdock has confirmed its role as one of the offshore industry’s pre-eminent shiprepair and conversion yards through its selection for the afloat mobilisation of Seajacks Scylla, the largest and most...
February 23rd, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

OI 2016: recent innovations helping marine renewables…

OI 2016: recent innovations helping marine renewables…
Photograph taken at Oceanology International 2014: seeing and touch exhibits is what exhibitions are all about. Credit to: Trevor Smeaton OI 2016: RECENT INNOVATIONS HELPING MARINE RENEWABLES ACHIEVE REAL COST REDUCTIONS Cost reduction is the constant aim of the marine renewable energy industry, and...
February 5th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

ALL-ENERGY 2016 opens three months today!

ALL-ENERGY 2016 opens three months today!
Busy aisles and interaction on exhibition stands – the order of the day at All-Energy 2015 The countdown is beginning in earnest …. in exactly three months’, on Wednesday 4 May, All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference will open its doors at Glasgow’s Scottish...
February 4th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Supply ships | Read More

First steel cut for Damen Service Operations Vessel

First steel cut for Damen Service Operations Vessel
René Hooijman (Senior Project Manager, Damen Shipyards Group) and personnel of Damen Shipyards Galati at the steel cutting ceremony of the Bibby WaveMaster 1. Construction begins on ground-breaking windfarm support vessel Bibby WaveMaster 1 First steel cut at Damen Shipyards Galati Following the recent...
February 2nd, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Renewables: HSH Nordbank to expand its business – focus on Scandinavia

Lars Quandel HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank expects to achieve appreciable growth in its core renewable energies business in 2016. The focus will particularly be on the Scandinavian market, in which the Bank successfully established a presence last year. “We plan to generate new business of one billion...
January 28th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Environment, Finance | Read More

OI 2016: leading edge positioning & metrology techniques & technologies

OI 2016: leading edge positioning & metrology techniques & technologies
From OI 2014-crowded aisles Challenging times for the offshore survey and metrology industry require innovative and leading edge techniques and technologies that deliver operational efficiencies and productivity. And that, in the words of one of the co-chairmen of the ‘Positioning and Metrology’...
January 20th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Construction, Drill ships, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Supply ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bibby Marine Services orders first-ever Damen Service Operations Vessel

Bibby Marine Services orders first-ever  Damen Service Operations Vessel
Bibby WaveMaster 1 New vessel with walk-to-work functionality purpose-built for offshore wind operations On 15 January, Bibby Marine Services Limited, part of Bibby Line Group, signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards Group for delivery of its first Service Operations Vessel (SOV) with walk-to-work...
January 18th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Environment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Listen To Ship Efficiency Webinar: Fuels of Tomorrow

Listen To Ship Efficiency Webinar: Fuels of Tomorrow
Ship Efficiency Webinar: Fuels of Tomorrow   14:00 GMT,  January 19, 2016  Practical education and information on fuelling solutions for fleet operations. This one hour interactive session is free but places are limited, so register early to avoid disappointment. Register...
January 14th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Communication, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

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