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  • 14 January 2011

    Australian renewables developer Carnegie Wave Energy has agreed a deal with the Irish Government to explore potential sites for marine… (build) [mappress] Source: build, January 14, 2011

  • 27 January 2014

    Spanish shipbuilder, Zamakona Yards and Dolven Maritime Agency (DMA) signed a commercial agreement last week, to promote the interests and services of the shipyard for repair and conversion of ships, offshore projects and fabrication of heavy structures. Under the agreement, Dolven Maritime, a Norwegian company mainly engaged in selling maintenance services to merchant fleets in Scandinavia, […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Marine extraction sites alter the morphology of the seabed and in doing so offer unique opportunities to create a new environment in these locations, stated the article “Utilizing the Full Potential of Dredging Works: Ecologically Enriched Extraction Sites”, published in the September issue of Terra et Aqua Journal. A new physical lay-out means deeper waters and […]

  • 14 February 2011
    Research & Development

    ANTARCTICA’S Commonwealth Bay is widely acknowledged as the windiest place on earth, with winds often reaching speeds of more than 200mph.   By Ian Forsyth (powergenworldwide) [mappress] Source: powergenworldwide, February 14, 2011

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Recent presentation of Russian and foreign companies from the 4th Forum of Dredging Companies in Moscow showed that there is a great potential for implementation of dredging projects in Russia. When speaking at the forum, Olivier Marcus, Damen’s Product Director Dredging, reminded about active involvement of Damen in construction of dredging ships in Russia adding that […]

  • 17 February 2015

    The estimates of global potential of tidal energy generation vary, but it is widely agreed that tidal stream energy capacity could exceed 120 GW globally. It has been estimated that tidal stream energy could theoretically supply more than 150 TW/h per annum, well in excess of all domestic electricity consumption in the UK. This represents […]

  • 21 June 2013

    Energy Information Administration (EIA) states that in 2009 in the USA, natural gas accounted for 76% of the residential and commercial sectors’ energy needs, 40% of the industrial sector’s energy needs, 18% of electricity generation and 3% of the transportation sector’s energy needs. Natural gas with roughly half the carbon dioxide emissions as other fossil […]

  • 8 March 2013

    A study for the assessment of tidal energy potential in the country has been conducted by the Central Electricity Authority. According to the study, there is an estimated potential of about 7000 MW in the Gulf of Cambay, 1200 MW in the Gulf of Kutch in the State of Gujarat and about 100 MW in […]

  • 16 March 2015

    France is ranked 2nd in Europe regarding the offshore wind potential, just behind the United Kingdom. And while no wind farms are installed to date this will change in the next few years to come. Offshore WIND asked France Energie Eolienne (FEE), the French wind energy association, to provide an update on the current status and […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    Sea Potential, one of the finalist teams competing in Wave Energy Prize challenge, is focusing on the optimization of their 1:20 scale DUO wave energy converter ahead of summer tank testing at MASK basin in Maryland.

  • 3 April 2015

    In February 2015, Canada counted 22 LNG liquefaction plant projects, of which 17 are located in British Columbia, representing a total design capacity of 325 mmtpa.

  • 5 November 2014
    Research & Development

    Government is exploring adding another berth at the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE). Energy Minister Andrew Younger made the announcement on November 04, at the International Conference on Ocean Energy in Halifax. The province is in discussions with Ireland-based renewable energy development company DP Energy about installing a 4.5-megawatt tidal stream demonstration power plant […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Five UK nuclear facilities have been confirmed as potential sites to store waste from decommissioned nuclear-powered submarines.   A public consultation process will run from 14 November 2014 until 20 February 2015 to help determine which site is selected. The sites, which already hold radioactive materials, are either owned byMOD, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development

    Japanese Ministry of the Environment has issued a study on renewable energy potential of the country. The aim of the report was to establish a feasible prospect for middle and long term period, and to propose measures to create a low carbon society by 2050. The report estimates the country’s renewable energy potential could be […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Research from the WAMSI Dredging Science Node has provided new insight into how seagrasses in the Pilbara may recover from disturbance events such as dredging.    While some seagrasses can potentially recover from dredging related pressures over a 200 kilometer radius, others require another meadow within five kilometers to survive, or need to be regenerated […]

  • 22 August 2011

    The government is working on a plan to develop coastal shipping into a vibrant economic activity in the State, Minister for Ports K. Babu… (The Hindu) [mappress] Source: The Hindu, August 22, 2011;

  • 9 September 2019
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Australian Tidal Energy (AUSTEn) project has mapped a promising tidal energy site in the Clarence Strait, 50 kilometers north of Darwin. To help understand the site’s suitability for tidal energy extraction, factors including tidal speeds, bathymetry, water temperature and seabed composition were characterised. The Clarence Strait is one of two locations that AUSTEn prioritised for […]

  • 25 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    The development of the offshore wind farm industry in Hull could lead to a spectacular revival of the city’s economy in the same way that… (yorkshirepost) [mappress] Source: yorkshirepost, April 25, 2011;

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Canadian province of British Columbia has collected enough detailed information about the height, frequency and direction of its coastal waves to start developing and testing wave energy converters in the ocean, a new report has found.

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    If we would be able to effectively harness all the energy from water worldwide we would not have an energy problem.

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Nigerian Ports Authority, managed under a “Landlord” model, has put all necessary arrangement in place to encourage prospective investors, both local and foreign in the Nation’s seaports. This information was disclosed by Nigerian Ports Authority Managing Director, Malam Habib Abdullahi, during a recent visit of Moody’s Investors Services officials to Lagos. According to Abdullahi, […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mubadala Petroleum has signed an agreement with Morocco’s Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines (ONHYM) to carry out an evaluation of the hydrocarbon potential of a large area offshore Morocco’s Mediterranean coast. In the presence of H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE […]