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  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The main focus of the OWIM Conference this year was cost reduction in offshore wind installation and maintenance, which would eventually lead toward cheaper electricity generated from offshore wind resources. Two sessions were held under the title Bringing Down LCOE (Levelised Cost of Energy), discussing lessons learned in foundation, turbine and cable installation, as well […]

  • 8 February 2013

    Evolution Well Services has selected GE’s trailer-mounted, TM2500+ aeroderivative gas turbine for a milestone on-site power project in Canada. The project will demonstrate the mobile natural gas technology’s emissions-reduction and operational efficiency advantages over conventional diesel engines for hydraulic fracturing in unconventional gas fields. Based in Calgary, Evolution Well Services is an oilfield technology company […]

  • 30 October 2014

    Full power output has been achieved more than two months ahead of schedule from West of Duddon Sands Offshore Windfarm, a major renewable energy project which has been developed by ScottishPower Renewables and DONG Energy in the Irish Sea. The news came on the day that the 389 megawatt (MW) windfarm was officially opened by […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The report ‘Renewable Energy: Vision or Mirage’, released today (MONDAY) by the Adam Smith Institute and Scientific Alliance, reveals that the government’s focus on renewable energy sources is misguided. The UK’s plans for renewables are unrealistic, and these technologies cannot provide the secure energy supply the country needs. Present policies will lead to an energy […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Human Capital

    ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global maritime industry, has established the American Bureau of Shipping Endowed Chair in Ocean Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley). Professor Ronald W. Yeung has received the inaugural appointment to this chair for a five-year term, […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Encrusted with seven decades of marine life, this is the evocative sight of the bell of one of the Navy’s greatest 20th-Century warships: the mighty Hood. The ambitious mission to recover the symbol of the battle-cruiser, which lies on the bottom of the Denmark Strait between Iceland and Greenland, resumed after the first attempt a […]

  • 9 April 2014

    Launching the UK Government’s Energy Paper analysing the potential impact of independence on Scotland’s energy, Edward Davey MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, made the positive case for the UK’s single energy market, showing how independence would increase people’s energy bills. Speaking to a conference of energy industry stakeholders in Edinburgh, Edward […]

  • 30 August 2013

    November 25-26, Amsterdam will host the Natural Gas Vehicle Conference and Exhibition, organised by FC Business Intelligence and endorsed by NGVA Europe. The conference will address key issues with regard to the development of a profitable and sustainable market for heavy duty natural gas vehicles. The topics addressed within the conference include: Strong Fleet Presence: […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stephanie Wilson, Senior Project Scientist with ESS Group, Inc., chaired the EBC 8th Annual Ocean Resource Management Conference: Update on Dredging In New England – Disposal and Beneficial Reuse held on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in Boston, MA. Under Wilson’s leadership, this program brought together speakers from state and federal government and private industry to […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Intertek, a leading provider of quality testing, inspection and safety services to a wide range of industries around the world, today announced the launch of its SHIPCARE Marine Services, a global program providing bunker fuel testing, inspection, ship engine and lubricant analysis, along with other services that are critical to ship owners and fleet managers. […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has successfully conducted full scale testing on gas of its low-speed 2-stroke dual-fuel engine and is now introducing a full new range of engines based on its established and well-proven low pressure technology. The implications of this for ship owners and operators are such that the […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the Consortium for Ocean Leadership announced Hydroid, of Pocasset, Mass., will provide Autonomous Underwater Vehicles and docking stations to support the Pioneer Array of the Ocean Observatories Initiative. WHOI, an implementing organization on the OOI Program, awarded the contract for approximately $1 million to Hydroid for initial development […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Drewry: LNG is looking more plausible as the marine fuel of the 21st century.

  • 4 April 2012

    With the unenviable task of selecting the right boat goes the privilege of leading the designers and yards to build the boats they want. While the hulls are built in different materials and with beam and lengths in various dimensions, the engines, propulsion systems and the fittings remain the choice of the buyer. Even then […]

  • 11 July 2011

      DEME Group christened the ‘mega’ trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Congo River’ (hopper capacity 30,000 m3) and the DP2 fall pipe vessel ‘Flintstone’ in the outer port of Zeebrugge. Olympic tennis champion Justine Henin is the godmother of the ‘Congo River’. The ‘Flinstone’ was christened by Olympic high jump champion Tia Hellebaut: a unique ‘e-christening’, […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Genoa is one of the major Italian seaports in the Mediterranean sea. With a trade volume of 50 million tonnes and 2-million TEUs, it is the busiest port of Italy by cargo tonnage. Genoa Port covers an area of about 700 hectares of land stretching along the coastline, with 47 km of maritime ways and 30 km of operative […]

  • 6 December 2019

    OMV has been under attack by Greenpeace activists in New Zealand at two separate occasions. First, the protestor boarded OMV’s supply vessel and then moved the protests in front of OMV’s offices in Plymouth. 

  • 1 April 2019

    U.S. president Trump’s executive order from 2017 overturning his predecessor’s Barack Obama’s ban of oil & gas activity in certain areas in the U.S. Arctic waters has been deemed illegal and invalid by a federal judge in Alaska on Friday.

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coro Energy has signed binding conditional agreements for the acquisition of a 42.5% interest in the Lengo gas field, offshore East Java.

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The movement of tectonic plates over a volcanic hotspot typically results in a narrow chain of seamounts, such as the Hawaiian-Emperor Seamount Trail. This hotspot trail is fed by a deep-mantle plume, which scientists believe drifted 15 degrees southward over millions of years because of a Pacific Ocean-wide “mantle wind.” But a new study that […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    ExxonMobil has added 2.7 billion oil-equivalent barrels of proved oil and gas reserves in 2017, replacing 183 percent of production.

  • 16 January 2018

    Norway is set to award 75 new production licenses in the North Sea, Norwegian Sea, and the Barents Sea to 34 companies.