Archive for the ‘Energy’ Category

LNG 17 on 16 to 19 April 2013!

LNG 17 on 16 to 19 April 2013!
The 17th International Conference and Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG 17) will take place on 16-19 April 2013 at the George R. Brown Convention Center Houston, Texas, in the USA LNG 17 will be the world’s largest LNG industry event, with an emphasis on showcasing the role that natural gas,...
April 19th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy | Read More

Geopolitics of Gas in the New World of Energy –

Geopolitics of Gas in the New World of Energy –
  Mel Ydreos The geopolitics of energy – competition for, control of, and securing reliable access to those supplies – has been a driving factor in global prosperity and security. The term geopolitics reflects the interplay between power and interests, strategic decision-making, and geographic...
April 19th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy | Read More

GL Renewables Certification at EWEA 2012 – nCode software receives GL RC certification

GL Renewables Certification at EWEA 2012  – nCode software receives GL RC certification
  l to r: Hand-over of certificate: Andreas Schroeter, Managing Director GL RC; Mike Woebbeking, Vice President GL RC; Robert Cawte, Principal Applications Engineer HBM; Dr André Schaefer, Product and Application Manager Wind Energy HBM Copenhagen/Denmark, 17 April 2012 – GL Renewables...
April 17th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Energy, Events, IT and Communications | Read More

GL Renewables Certification at EWEA 2012

Preparing to reap the whirlwind: The influence of cyclones on wind turbine design Copenhagen/Denmark, 17 April 2012 – As wind energy production expands around the world, an increasing number of onshore and offshore wind farms are proposed which would lie in cyclone-affected areas, mainly in China,...
April 17th, 2012 | Energy, Environment | Read More

GL Garrad Hassan at EWEA 2012: Meet GL Garrad Hassan’s experts at presentations, seminars and poster sessions

Copenhagen/Denmark, 16 April 2012 – The constant drive to innovate has taken the wind industry from its humble beginnings to its current prominence as the state of the art in energy generation. For the industry to continue to develop and lead the globe to a new era of sustainable energy, innovation...
April 16th, 2012 | Energy | Read More

Oil and gas leaders identify opportunities and risks for 2012

Sector leaders meet in London to discuss the outlook for 2012 and beyond at GL Noble Denton roundtable event – Participants agree that greater capital expenditure is certain this year, but warn of other hurdles ahead   16. Apr. 2012 | London – A group of European oil and gas industry leaders...
April 16th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Energy | Read More

Cecon completes installation offshore Nigeria

Cecon completes installation offshore Nigeria
Cecon has completed at the end of March the installation of four flexible pipelines and umbilical’s for Broron Oil & Gas/Addax Petroleum in waters offshore Nigeria, West Africa. The project was  initially awarded (Oct 2011) to Cecon ASA as a fast-track subsea tieback project for the management,...
April 13th, 2012 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Arctic brings unique risks and challenges, says Lloyd’s report

Arctic brings unique risks and challenges, says Lloyd’s report
Lloyd's of London The Arctic region is undergoing rapid change, both in terms of climate and economic development. According to Lloyd’s latest Risk Insight report, strong governance and risk management, as well as urgent scientific research, are needed to mitigate the region’s many challenging...
April 13th, 2012 | Energy, Environment, Events, Oceanology | Read More

RINA plays key role in world’s first marine CNG project

International classification society and verification group RINA has been appointed by Indonesia’s electricity utility PT PLN (Persero) to help develop the world’s first marine Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) project. The project, which is expected to deliver the first gas in 2013, is to transport between...
April 6th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Energy | Read More

GL Noble Denton Wins Pipeline Industries Guild Award

Les Dawson, president of the Pipeline Industries Guild (left), and Richard Price, chairman of the Pipeline Industries Guild, present the 2012 Utilities award to GL Noble Denton senior engineer Dave Gregory (centre). GL Noble Denton has won the coveted Utilities category of the 2012 Pipeline Industries...
April 3rd, 2012 | Classification Societies, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

EXMAR gets go ahead from PRE for world’s First Floating LNG Production Unit

EXMAR gets go ahead from PRE for world’s First Floating LNG Production Unit
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (“PRE”) (TSX: PRE; BVC: PREC; BOVESPA: PREB) acting through its wholly owned subsidiary Pacific Stratus Energy Colombia Corp. (“PSE”), announced today the signing of a natural gas/ LNG Liquefaction, Regasification, Storage and Loading Services Agreement with Belgium...
March 28th, 2012 | Energy, Logistics, News | Read More

Harris Pye Group announces agreement with Sora Marine Services

The Harris Pye Group – a well-established global player in the marine, offshore oil & gas and industrial sectors – has signed an agreement with Sora Marine services to cooperate on projects in Qatar. “Harris Pye already has offices throughout the world, including (in the Middle East) Sharjah,...
March 26th, 2012 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair | Read More

New Head of International Operations for GL Renewables Certification

New Head of International Operations for GL Renewables Certification
Fabio Pollicino Hamburg, 23 March 2012 – GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has appointed Fabio Pollicino as new Head of International Operations. In his new role Mr. Pollicino will be responsible for further evolving GL RC’s worldwide business, especially in North America, China and India....
March 23rd, 2012 | Classification Societies, Energy, People and Places | Read More

Coal industry gearing up for more exports from west coast Canada

Coal industry gearing up for more exports from west coast Canada
Alberta Coal Chief Executive John Hogg Canada is aiming to boost its volume of seaborne coal trade,   by James Brewer. Companies exploiting resources in western Canada include Alberta Coal which is eyeing demand in the Asia/Pacific region. Strategy is being tempered by the dismal performance of...
March 15th, 2012 | Energy, News, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

DVB’s sustainable expertise in finance

DVB’s sustainable expertise in finance
Bertrand Grabowski, Wolfgang F. Driese and Dagfinn Lunde Last Friday’s breakfast at the Quarters Room of the renovated St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel by DVB Bank’s top echelon, provided a unique presentation to the media; in my humble view this was a tribute to Intermodalism! After a brief...
March 14th, 2012 | Aviation, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipfinance | Read More

DNV strengthens global positions through three separate companies

DNV strengthens global positions through three separate companies
Henrik O. Madsen, CEO of the DNV Group OSLO: Following the transfer of the majority shareholding in KEMA, DNV is now establishing a group structure to manage the strong industry positions it now holds. By merging some of its activities with KEMA, DNV is committed to driving the global transition...
March 13th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, News | Read More

COMPIT 2012 11th International Conference on Computer Applications and Information Technology in the Maritime Industries 16 – 18 April 2012, Liege/Belgium

COMPIT 2012 11th International Conference on Computer Applications and Information Technology in the Maritime Industries 16 – 18 April 2012, Liege/Belgium
Future ship designs (here the zero-emission container feeder vessel from Germanischer Lloyd) make extensive use of IT tools in design and operation to push the frontiers in energy efficiency and low emissions Maritime IT Trends: Fuel efficiency, risk-based design and robotics COMPIT 2012 –...
March 1st, 2012 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, IT and Communications | Read More

PD Ports has been appointed as the main construction logistics hub at thePort of Hartlepool for the Teesside Offshore Windfarm Project –

An arial view of the Port of Hartlepool Over the next seven months, thePort of Hartlepoolwill be the focal point for all  materials and components to be installed in the new wind farm being developed by  EDF Energy Renewables. Over 100 people are involved in the  offshore construction programme...
March 1st, 2012 | Energy, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HSH Nordbank pools financing for five wind farms in Hesse and Lower Saxony

Hamburg/Kiel, 24 February 2012 – HSH Nordbank is assisting five wind farms in Germany with portfolio debt financing amounting to EUR 32 million. The borrower is Hurrikan Power Funding Holding GMBH, an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC. The 38 windturbines have total power generation capacity...
February 24th, 2012 | Banking, Energy | Read More

Breakthrough order for DC technology

ABB wins order to install the first ever DC-based electric solution for a vessel. The Onboard DC Grid will allow vessels to cut fuel consumption and emissions by up to 20 percent. Zurich, Switzerland, February 22, 2012 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order from...
February 23rd, 2012 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

ClassNK Releases New Guidelines for Gas Fuelled Ships

Noburu Ueda Leading Class Society Aims to address Safety Measures for use of Natural Gas as Ship Fuel (Tokyo) –As regulations curbing atmospheric pollution and greenhouse gas emissions grow stricter amid stronger calls for a greener shipping industry, attention is turning to the potential of natural...
February 21st, 2012 | Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Safety and Security | Read More

navigator Special Issue LNG

navigator Special Issue LNG
Navigator’s special! New, stringent regulations are forcing the shipping industry to rethink its fuelling options. The introduction of emission control areas in European, U.S. and Canadian territorial waters, as well as coming emissions regulations, will have a profound impact on international...
February 15th, 2012 | Books, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, News, Pollution | Read More

Sifting a green future: upstream service experts tell of deal with energy trading and tanker group Astra –

– Sifting a green future: upstream service experts tell of deal with energy trading and tanker group Astra,  By James Brewer – Around 5% of the crude oil produced in the world goes to waste.  Anyone who could capture all that output would be the second largest oil producer on the planet,...
February 12th, 2012 | Energy, Environment, Oil Industry | Read More

GL’s FutureShip cooperates with Marorka

Singapore, 8 February 2012 – A cooperation between two leading energy efficiency improvers yields new potential to reduce emissions for shipowners around the world. At a press conference in Singapore, FutureShip announced its cooperation with Iceland-based Marorka. Together, the two companies will...
February 8th, 2012 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Deepwater and Arctic in the spotlight at Oceanology International

Deepwater and Arctic in the spotlight at Oceanology International
The highly topical oil and gas areas of deepwater and Arctic exploitation will be firmly in the spotlight at Oceanology International 2012 (Tuesday 13 – Thursday 15 March 2012, London, ExCeL, UK) the global forum where industry, academia and government share knowledge and connect with the marine technology...
February 4th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Oceanology, Oil Industry | Read More