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  • 24 February 2017

    What can be done to achieve lower costs? Which technology is required and where can companies and industries collaborate? Offshore WIND spoke to ECN’s expert in wind energy Peter Eecen on new insights that follow from ECN’s work within FLOW, the Far and Large Offshore Wind collaborative research programme.

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    On 24 April, the Innovate UK Energy Catalyst competition will open, making available up to GBP 13 million for highly innovative, market-focused energy solutions in any technology or sector or international market.

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Leasing companies are tightening their stranglehold over container equipment ownership as ocean carriers cut back on new purchasing and sell older inventory for leaseback, shipping consultancy Drewry said. But the lessors’ rapid expansion has come at a price as the combination of low borrowing costs and competitive pressures has had an adverse impact on lease […]

  • 9 June 2009

    Shipping company Huelin-Renouf has terminated its contract with a German shipbuilder to supply a new vessel for its Channel Islands’ freight route. The decision was made after the company failed to complete an order on time for a bespoke 85m-long (279ft) replacement cargo vessel scheduled for December. The ship had been specially designed to operate […]

  • 3 August 2010
    Research & Development

    Some onshore wind turbines will be able to generate power without subsidies in two to three years, should energy prices rise, Sueddeutsche…   By Nicholas Comfort (businessweek) [mappress] Source: businessweek, August 03, 2010;

  • 25 June 2020
    Innovation, Research & Development, Technology

    U.S. Department of Energy 2021 Marine Energy Collegiate Competition (MECC) – Powering the Blue Economy will open applications in August 2020. The 2021 MECC challenges competitors to unlock the power of the ocean through the development of next-generation technologies that build resilient coastal communities and provide power at sea. MECC enables diverse teams of students […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Innovate UK and the Government of India are to invest up to £3.4 million in collaborative industrial research and development projects that propose new commercial solutions to India’s clean-tech, healthcare and ICT sectors. The aim of the competition is to bring together small to medium-sized companies, and/or larger businesses, research organisations, academics and other collaborators […]

  • 3 August 2010
    Research & Development

    Some onshore wind turbines will be able to generate power without subsidies in two to three years, should energy prices rise, Sueddeutsche…   By Nicholas Comfort (businessweek) [mappress] Source: businessweek, August 03, 2010;

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    On June 6, the consortium behind the NeSSIE project (short for North Sea Solutions for Innovation in Corrosion for Energy) launched a competition for delivering anti-corrosion solutions for tidal, wave and offshore wind energy sectors. 

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Kvaerner has expanded the capacity of its facilities at Stord in the yard area, storage area and offices to increase competitiveness and position the company for future growth. In addition, Kvaerner establishes its own inhouse capacity to supply insulation boxes, which often makes up a significant part of offshore or onshore processing plants. These measures […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Innovate UK will launch a new innovation competition that will also allow entries from offshore wind on 16 January. UK businesses can apply for a share of up to GBP 15 million to develop innovative solutions to challenges in infrastructure systems. There are 4 priority areas: ‘smart’ infrastructure energy systems (including nuclear fission and offshore […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch shippers have voiced fears that the alliances in the container liner shipping industry will hinder competition, reducing the choices companies have when shipping their cargo overseas. These were the results of a survey the Dutch Shippers’ Association (EVO), representing the interests of 15,000 manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers, collectively referred to as shippers, orders every year […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Innovate UK has allocated up to £15 million to fund innovation projects through an open competition.

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Mintlaw Academy has come out on top in an annual competition which sees pupils from across Scotland put underwater robots they have designed and built to the test. The Scottish leg of the MATE ROV challenge, co-ordinated and hosted by Robert Gordon University (RGU), saw 11 schools put underwater robots they have designed and built […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A ceremony and photo competition are to be held in the Sandwich Guild Hall to celebrate the completion of the town’s new £21.7 million flood defense scheme, one of the largest flood defense scheme in Kent for decades. The Sandwich Town Tidal Defense Scheme has been delivered in partnership by the Environment Agency, Pfizer and […]

  • 5 November 2010
    Research & Development

    Solve the problem of accessing far-shore wind farms and you could land a £2 billion market opportunity. The competition closes at 1700 on 26… (lowcarboneconomy) [mappress] Source: lowcarboneconomy, November 05, 2010;

  • 5 November 2010
    Research & Development

    Solve the problem of accessing far-shore wind farms and you could land a £2 billion market opportunity. The competition closes at 1700 on 26… (lowcarboneconomy) [mappress] Source: lowcarboneconomy, November 05, 2010;

  • 18 February 2020

    Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) noted that the 2020 supply-demand outlook in the east coast gas market has improved and LNG netback prices have decreased.

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    National shipping association Shipping Australia voiced its disappointment with the draft report released by the Competition Review Panel that has recommended removal of the existing shipping exemptions in Part X of the Competition and Consumer Act. The Australian Federal Government appointed a panel of experts to undertake a major review of Australian competition laws and […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    The OPEC project has found that it is technically feasible, but economic viability challenging, to combine certain marine energy devices with other activities such as aquaculture to reduce the costs of multi-use platforms at sea. OPEC (Offshore Platform for Energy Competitiveness) identified a number of deployment cases that would be most suitable for future investment, such […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has set out its priorities for the UK’s marine energy industry if it is to compete with other low carbon sources of energy.

  • 8 June 2018

    The NeSSIE project (North Sea Solutions for Innovation in Corrosion for Energy) has launched a competition seeking to develop commercial solutions for corrosion and material challenges in offshore renewables through demonstration projects in the North Sea.