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  • 4 July 2011

      The end-to-end intelligence and dynamic control of the electricity across the grid has become the defining function of the smart grid… (forbes) [mappress] Source:  forbes, July 04, 2011;

  • 16 January 2012

    MS Turanor PlanetSolar, the world’s largest solar-powered ship, has docked at Abu Dhabi Marina, near ADNEC (Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre) to help celebrate the World Future Energy Summit 2012, and to highlight the role solar energy is playing in energy sustainability. MS TÛRANOR PlanetSolar is a multihull vessel topped by a large array of […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Friday 5th of April 2013, Mv Fairpartner will commence discharging the largest tunnel boring machine (TBM) ever made at the port of Seattle. The tunnel boring machine has been built by Hitachi Zosen Corporation and loaded at Osaka, Japan. It consists of total 48 pieces weighing 7,777 metric tons and measuring 31,606 cubic meters. […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Atlantis Resources has reinstalled the third Andritz Hydro Hammerfest (AHH) tidal turbine for the MeyGen tidal energy project which is approaching a 2GWh milestone of tidal power generation.

  • 12 March 2013

    On March 4, Doosan Engine announced the commercialization of a electronically-controlled low speed marine engine that can run on either heavy fuel oil or LNG. Company officials also said that a contract has been signed to supply five of the new engines to a US shipowner. The main fuel will be LNG, which costs less […]

  • 29 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After international construction and development major Dubai World failing to repay its huge pile of debt on time, the state of its bids for development of container terminal berths at major ports in India may come under the scanner… Source: Indian Express, November 28, 2009

  • 28 April 2014

    Mammoet, specialized in Engineered Heavy Lifting and Transport, is currently employing its Liebherr LR13000, the biggest crawler crane in the world, to install four platform legs on Van Oord’s newest wind turbine installation vessel, the Aeolus. In 12 days the giant crane has been assembled at Lloyd Werft in Bremerhaven, Germany. The first of the […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    It’s been more than a year since a government-commissioned report said to get on with it, Zachary Davies Boren from Unearthed writes.

  • 14 December 2017

    South Korea’s Hyundai Mipo Dockyard is to deliver by the end of this year a 50,000 dwt bulk carrier, claimed to be the world’s largest LNG-fuelled ship. This was revealed in a joint statement on Thursday by Lloyd’s Register and Hyundai Mipo’s parent company Hyundai Heavy Industries. The two companies have been working together on a […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Due to a dramatic increase in reported assaults and other crimes onboard cruise ships and in seaports, Kim E. Petersen, one of the world’s best known and respected maritime security authorities, has accepted a position to provide litigation support and expert witness services to the legal and maritime community. He will serve as the principal […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    NYK makes a big step toward realizing its target of manned autonomous ships for safer operations.

  • 12 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    SCOD Presents the World’s First Zero Carbon Superyacht Tender with a Top Speed of 80 knots ‘The Emax Super Marine 45’. The Emax Solar Hybrid Jet Propelled Tender is powered by twin CMD TDI V6’s coupled to GM Allison Hybrid Transmissions. Each 450hp Diesel Electric Power Plant is revolutionary in the fact that it weighs […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Research & Development

    On October 6th 2012, Siemens Energy has begun field testing of its new 154 m rotor for the 6-megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine in Østerild, Denmark. The SWT-6.0-154 turbine is equipped with the world’s longest rotor blades – each blade is 75 meters in length. With a record rotor diameter of 154 meters, each SWT-6.0-154 […]

  • 2 March 2011

    Blue Offshore and Caley Ocean Systems have signed a letter of intent for the construction of world’s largest carousel. The installation system will consist of an uniquely adaptable modular turntable system, loading arm assembly, tensioners, trackways and associated equipment. The 9,000 tonnes of carrying capacity in its full 32m configuration will make the turntable by […]

  • 31 October 2013

    Wison Offshore & Marine Ltd. announced today that it successfully completed the installation of the three LNG storage tanks into the hull of the Caribbean FLNG project, reaching a significant milestone in the delivery of the world’s first floating LNG production unit. With this major activity completed, the pathway is clear for installing the barge […]

  • 15 July 2011

    South Korea’s major shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding announced it held a launching ceremony for a 400,000-ton Very Large Ore…  (NewsMK) [mappress] Source: NewsMK, July 15, 2011;

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    RenewableUK has welcomed two key announcements in the wave energy sector which will help to spur growth and maintain the UK’s global lead in this innovative and dynamic field. The Edinburgh-based company Aquamarine Power has secured full consent to build the largest commercial wave energy array in the world. The 40-megawatt wave farm, off the […]

  • 25 January 2013

    The INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project (the Project) is on track to achieving first gas by the end of 2016 with the first steel cutting today by Samsung Heavy Industries for what will be the world’s largest semi-submersible platform. The 150 metre by 110 metre large central processing facility (CPF) will displace 140,000 tonnes and will […]

  • 5 February 2008

    The world’s fifth largest yacht and one of the most expensive, 100 million US dollars, is currently anchored in the Uruguayan exclusive resort of Punta del Este. ‘Le Grand Bleu’ was built in the Vulkan Bremen shipyards, designed by world famous mega-yachts Kusch Yachts and originally belonged to Roman Abramovich the Russian tycoon who among […]

  • 4 August 2011

    Ocean innovation and research at the University of Victoria has benefitted from a $1.19 million contribution in federal funding from Western Economic Diversification Canada. The funding will help UVic to secure the powertrain equipment necessary to retrofit the former Tsekoa II into the world’s first plug-in hybrid “green ship” powered by electricity, hydrogen fuel cells […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) has released the world’s first software package for use with the new IACS Harmonized Common Structural Rules (CSR) for bulk carriers and oil tankers, which were released at the beginning of July 2012. The release makes ClassNK the first classification society to release Harmonized CSR compliant software for use […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK-based maritime classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project, an initiative from Hamburg-based Sailing Cargo, which aims to build the world’s biggest sailing cargo ship. The project outlines a plan to build a 170-meter car carrier, capable of carrying between 1,700 and 2,000 cars, which will be equipped with four DynaRig […]