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  • 12 December 2012

    The 3i Project, acronym for Integrated Coastal Zone Management via Increased Situational Awareness through Innovations on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, is an international cooperation between the Netherlands, France, Belgium and the UK. Goal is to research the possibility of using Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAVs) in a maritime environment. Maritime by Holland Magazine reported about the official […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    In the aftermath of the NonPetya cyber attack that hit one of the major industry players A.P. Moller-Maersk, shutting down its terminals across the globe, World Maritime News spoke with DNV GL on the process of digitalization in the industry that seems to be gaining ground.  According to Albrecht Grell, Executive Vice President, Director of Digital […]

  • 9 February 2016

    Offshore helicopter firm Bristow Group has invested $4.2 million in Sky-Futures, a provider of drone inspection data services for the oil and gas industry. This investment gives Bristow immediate entry to the fast-growing UAV services business and bolsters Bristow’s offerings to include drone inspection services, the company said in a statement. The investment, which also […]

  • 24 March 2016

    Sky-Futures, a provider of drone inspection services for the oil and gas industry, is collaborating with Offshore Technology Development (OTD), a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine, to offer inspection services by drone to the global offshore and marine industry. Sky-Futures said that the partnership allows it to offer its drone inspection services to Keppel’s […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian transportation company The Fjords DA has confirmed that is building a sister ship to the diesel-electric plug-in hybrid Vision of the Fjords, launched in 2016. However, unlike its predecessor, this 42-meter-long carbon fibre vessel will be all electric and completely emission free, according to the company. Named Future of the Fjords, the new vessel […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Norway’s The Fjords has taken delivery of its groundbreaking zero emission passenger vessel, Future of The Fjords.

  • 12 August 2012

    Several organisations, like port authorities, police and environmental organisations, monitor the activities of vessels. The reasons are numerous: border control, traffic management, environmental control, drugs control, help during conflicts and disasters, just to name a few. Up til now, this was done by manned aircrafts, but that might change in the years to come with […]

  • 24 December 2017

    Over the next few decades, defining an optimal response to the challenges of climate change and rising sea levels will be at the forefront of the dredging industry’s agenda. Royal IHC’s Manager R&D, Erik van der Blom, is at the heart of a new philosophy regarding sustainability, which encompasses technology, innovation and a change of […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Technology, Vision

    By Eize de Vries Rated capacity in relation to rotor diameter and drivetrain choice are three key characteristics of any wind turbine. This article focuses at mainstream commercial offshore turbines and the new roughly 7- 12MW+ superclass being launched and developed in various global markets, popular configurations, backgrounds and what the future could bring. Europe […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    DNV GL, the world’s leading ship classification society and a leading risk and sustainability service provider briefed the press yesterday on the future of shipping at an event at the Posidonia exhibition in Greece. Tor Svensen, CEO, DNV GL Maritime, examined the potential and the challenges of shipping’s increasing use of connected systems to improve […]

  • 28 July 2014

    Heavy fuel oil and diesels like EN950 have always, until now, been the fuel of the inland and sea shipping industry. However, times are changing and so is the vision on fossil fuel. Laws and regulations, the public opinion and environmental changes have ensured that the shipping industry is reconsidering the fuels they are using […]

  • 1 October 2014

    To meet rising energy demand, the world needs to develop all available energy resources. Despite substantial growth in renewables, hydrocarbons will continue to play a dominant role. As the days of easy – onshore – oil and gas are over, the locus of E&P activities is increasingly shifting to the offshore.  During Offshore Energy Exhibition […]

  • 23 September 2013

    The fastest growing offshore event in Europe. Here’s a title Offshore Energy can be very proud of. The exhibition and conference will be held on 15 and 16 October of this year in the Amsterdam RAI. With a number of additions and developments, it promises to be a great success once again. ”Offshore projects become […]

  • 26 February 2014

    In 1997 studies for the project Maasvlakte 2 started; a project to increase the capacity of the port of Rotterdam and to strengthen the port’s position internationally. Due to the growing attention for and awareness of the importance of sustainability, the Port of Rotterdam Authority aspires to make Maasvlakte 2 the greenest port in the […]

  • 3 August 2012

    One of the largest ship builders in the world has two huge shipyards very close to each other in Finland. STX Finland has taken over the shipyards in Turku and in Rauma, and taken a 50% stake in a shipyard in Helsinki. While most of the 2500 STX employees are busy with the design and […]

  • 16 June 2015

    Airbus Helicopters has revealed the concept phase start-up for a new European helicopter, the X6, at the Paris Air Show yesterday. The company has said that it will now embark on a  two-year definition period on this next-generation heavy-lift rotorcraft that will be tailored for oil and gas missions. “X6 will be for the heavy segment […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Damen has a network of more than 45 shipyards, repair yards and related companies world wide. These shipyards are either in partnership with, or directly owned and managed by, Damen. In fact it is almost certain that one of them is close to your wind farm. They have a wide range of vessels in their […]

  • 14 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    2011 will be a year of mixed fortunes across the various renewable energy technologies with major growth expected for some, steady progress…   (businessgreen) [mappress] Source: businessgreen,February 14, 2011

  • 3 August 2012

    The Singapore based Keppel FELS also has its roots in building huge offshore jack up platforms for the oil and gas industry. It is a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), which, in turn, is a wholly owned company of Keppel Corporation Limited. This yard not only builds the vessels but also […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment

    The Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) is hosting its final event of the year at the Carmelite Hotel on Wednesday 11th December. Titled “Investing in the Future”, the event will give delegates the chance to engage with leading experts from academia and private equity investment. The event, which is free to AREG members, will see […]

  • 16 February 2011

    Imagine a wind turbine as tall as the Washington Monument. Imagine its trio of blades, each one the length of a Boeing 747 wingspan,…   By: Virginia Wright (downeast) [mappress] Source: downeast , February 16, 2011

  • 16 August 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    Germany’s ambition is to have 2.500 turbines installed in its territorial waters in the North and Baltic Seas by 2030. This means that on an average of 250 turbines will have to be produced and installed each year. This cannot be handled by one port alone and therefore several German ports are now trying to […]