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  • 14 May 2012
    Research & Development

    MBARI engineer Andy Hamilton looks out his office window in Moss Landing and points at the waves crashing on the beach below. “Pretty impressive, aren’t they? You’d think there’d be a way to make use of all that energy.” Since 2009, Hamilton has led a team of engineers trying to do just that. Their goal […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    International Fairs and Promotions (IFP) Group announced the launch of the eighth edition of the Beirut Boat Show 2012 during a press conference held on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at the Royal Hotel-Dbayeh, in the presence of media representatives, maritime industry representatives in Lebanon and the Middle East, and a number of diplomats and businessmen. […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    MBARI engineer Andy Hamilton looks out his office window in Moss Landing and points at the waves crashing on the beach below. “Pretty impressive, aren’t they? You’d think there’d be a way to make use of all that energy.” Since 2009, Hamilton has led a team of engineers trying to do just that. Their goal […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    A team of North East-based subsea engineering experts are preparing to represent the UK in the final of the prestigious $7-million Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition to map the sea floor. This month TeamTao, the only UK team and one of the smallest to reach the grand final of the Ocean XPRIZE, head to Greece […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new Mariel container terminal in Cuba stands to benefit from thawing relations with the US that could help realise the country’s potential as a regional transhipment hub, according to the UK-based shipping consultant Drewry. Cuba trades with other countries than the US so Mariel’s future is not completely dependent on the ending of the […]

  • 13 June 2013

    The number of firms in China exiting or reducing their exposure to the wind power sector is expected to significantly level off, as new policies supporting renewable energy being developed at the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the National People’s Congress (NPC) come on line. At the end of last year, China Longyuan […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Authorities & Government, Storage, Technology

    On her visit to Germany’s Hannover Messe 2014, Chancellor Angela Merkel got a glimpse of ABB’s new hybrid HVDC (high-voltage direct current) circuit breaker, a critical technology in enabling the transition to renewable energy. “Let’s get started with building the new power grid!” Merkel told ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer, who was briefing her on how […]

  • 30 July 2014

    Coffee makers, vacuum cleaners and washing machines, just some of the litter that can be found in our waters. The concerns about the plastic soup in the world’s seas, oceans, rivers and other waters are growing. Studies show that the impact of the plastic, and especially the micro parts, is devastating for the water’s ecosystem. […]

  • 15 January 2017

    Taking a look at the world around us, it is clear that technology is making boundless industrial and societal processes more efficient. From online booking tools to lock scheduling systems, today’s ports have a wide range of these technological tools at their fingertips – all with the goal to improve safety, accessibility and efficiency. For […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Genting Cruise Lines welcomed the Explorer Dream, the third member of its Dream Cruises’ fleet.

  • 15 May 2013

    The UK continues to lead the world in the field of offshore wind, with industry projections predicting a total of around 8GW of capacity installed by 2016 and around 18GW installed by 2020, by which point offshore wind will supply between 18 and 20 per cent of the UK’s electricity annually. Not surprisingly All-Energy 2013 […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Innovation, Vision

    The company Wärtsilä means business when it comes to sustainable solutions. “We are taking a pioneering role when it comes to sustainability. But we cannot do it alone. The whole logistic chain needs to be involved. Only together we can make a real impact.” Teus van Beek is General Manager Ecosystems Innovation for Wärtsilä. In […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    A major milestone in implementing the Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District’s master plan took place Friday with the port closing on the purchase of 550 acres just south of Myrtle Grove. The property includes nearly 1.5 miles of prime Mississippi River frontage in an area where industrial expansions are already underway. The closing was […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The U.S. EIA estimates that the demonstrated peak working gas capacity for underground storage in the lower 48 states rose 3%, or 136 billion cubic feet, to 4,239 Bcf in 2012 compared with 2011. EIA’s report compares data from April to April; since April 2012, EIA analysts said 7.5 Bcf has been added to working […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Explorer Dream is undergoing a USD 56 million refurbishment ahead of the spring/summer 2019 season.

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Asian cruise operator Dream Cruises plans to homeport its inaugural vessel, Genting Dream, year-round in Singapore starting from December 3, 2017. This marks a first for Singapore to host a brand-new and large-scale 151,300-tonne cruise ship year-round, the shipowner said. Designed for the Asian market, the new cruise ship was built and delivered by German shipbuilder Meyer […]

  • 4 July 2014

    Hans-Maarten Bais started as an intern at Diana Yacht Design in 1998 and never left. Since eight years, he has been creative director of the company, that is driven by a young team of ten, of which two recently graduated. Bais: ”Young graduates often offer fresh ideas.” ”Diana Yacht Design is a flexible dynamic naval […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The interest would be sold for USD 489 million to TPG Capital Asia, TPG Growth and Ontario Teachers’.

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The number of people working in the medium and large-scale sectors of the British onshore wind industry, and offshore wind, has risen by 8% in just over twelve months to more than 15,400 direct, full-time jobs, according to the trade association RenewableUK. This means the number of people directly employed in these key parts of […]

  • 13 September 2013

    Entering the anti-squatting building in Amsterdam-East does not really make me think that something very innovative and nautical is going on inside. However, the opposite is true: DutchWorkboats resides here and is ready to conquer the maritime world with their innovative workboat concepts. Both Bruno Tideman and Rob Voskuil, founders of Dutch Workboats, do not […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Incat Crowther announced the launch of Super Dream, a 32m Catamaran Passenger Ferry for Ishigaki Dream Tours. Recently launched by Richardson Devine Marine, Super Dream is the second Incat Crowther/RDM vessel for the operator following on from Premium Dream, launched in 2008. Super Dream demonstrates Incat Crowther’s commitment to constant evolution by being a modern […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Environment, Research & Development, Transition, Vessels

    Sweden-based Wallenius Marine is working on the development of a revolutionary ship design, which promises to cut emissions by 90% when compared to the best in class vessels of today. The vessel concept, named Oceanbird, featuring a wind-powered Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) able to carry 7,000 cars in its hull, was presented in […]