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  • 27 October 2015
    Environment

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is inviting input in identifying potential study ideas for consideration on Alaska, Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Pacific OCS areas. BOEM is responsible for ensuring that the effects on the natural and human environment are taken into consideration during the leasing and development of oil, natural gas, renewable […]

  • 1 July 2009

    A Sussex coastal town has a very strong chance of being chosen as the site of a future off-shore windfarm, according to a local MP. The government announced plans last week to produce an extra 25 GW of electricity by wind power. Lewes MP Norman Baker said he had a very productive talk with Energy […]

  • 22 June 2016

    Monaco-based owner and operator of liquefied natural gas carriers, GasLog said it is continuing in developing its capabilities in the floating storage and regasification (FSRU) sector. The current low natural gas and LNG prices are driving demand for FSRU solutions. FSRUs will “facilitate the opening of many new markets as a quick and cost-effective way for […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult will run a competition for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to gain access to its 7MW Levenmouth offshore wind demonstration turbine to prove and commercialise new sensing technologies. In a programme co-funded with the Scottish Government, ORE Catapult is developing a digital Clone of the Levenmouth Offshore Wind Turbine […]

  • 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, […]

  • 24 June 2011
    Research & Development

    A growing number of global wind resource assessments have demonstrated that the world’s technical potential for wind power exceeds current global electricity production. The theoretical potential for wind, as estimated by the global annual flux, has been estimated at 6,000 EJ/yr (Rogner et al., 2000). The global technical potential for wind energy, meanwhile, is not […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Some 70 representatives of the maritime industry responded to KfW IPEX-Bank’s invitation to attend the “Second conference for equipment-based vessel financing” held in Frankfurt recently. The attendees discussed ways of boosting Germany’s share of supplies for global new-builds by way of additional longer-term financing. The event was promoted by the German Shipbuilding and Ocean Industries […]

  • 18 July 2008

    The first ever start for the X-41 one design class finally got underway (a wee bit later than 1100hrs) after three nervy general recalls. 33 of the new class – awaiting ratification from ISAF – gathered to make their first International start. Americas Cup, Olympic and Farr 40 sailors were amongst the various highly competitive […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Scientists from University of North Carolina Coastal Studies Institute are exploring the possibility of harnessing the energy from Gulf Stream to produce power. The scientists are collecting data off Cape Hatteras using several methods, PilotOnline reports. The methods used include current measuring using land-based radar system, acoustic Doppler current profiler deployed approximately 230 m below […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC successfully held its second dredging seminar in Istanbul, Turkey on 17 May 2016. The event was hosted by Dutch Consul General Robert Schuddeboom in the historical grounds of the Palais de Hollande in the Beyoğlu area of the city. “We wanted to give our honored guests an insight into equipment selection and cost […]

  • 7 September 2015

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited has signed a Collaboration Agreement with the Mauritius Research Council (MRC) to explore opportunities for commercial wave energy plants in Mauritius. Following on from the recently announced MOU with the Government of Seychelles, the collaboration agreement focusses on identifying the opportunities and development pathways for commercial wave energy plants in Mauritius, including their integration […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTE) has unveiled plans to introduce ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) projects to the Philippines.

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has provided funding for the study that will map and explore the future potential of tidal energy resource in Australia.

  • 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.

  • 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;

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Chalkis Shipyards and a number of Greek institutions are collaborating on a project seeking to study the potential of floating offshore wind in the Greek Seas. The WIndfloat.gr – Innovative Design of Floating Wind Plants for the Greek Seas project seeks to exploit the wind potential of the Greek Seas with the aim of boosting […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    The number of grid-connected wind farms in China reached 486 by the end of August 2011, with the total installed wind power capacity… By Bao Dan (peopledaily) [mappress] Source: peopledaily, December 08, 2011

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Human Capital, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Research & Development, Technology

    Offshore wind could support 2,144 Maine jobs annually through 2030, according to a report released by the American Jobs Project.

  • 15 June 2017
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Research & Development

    The Danish Energy Agency has granted a permission to Sønderborg Forsyningsservice A/S to explore the possibility to develop an offshore wind farm in an area between Als and Helnæs in Funen.

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    CRP Managing Director Chris Castle recently made a repeat visit to London to meet UK based potential investors which proved to be successful. Meetings were held with a number of investment groups that identified with the project and who indicated their interest in investing by means of private placement, subject to Chatham Rock Phosphate establishing a […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Research & Development

    The Danish Energy Agency has granted a permission to Sønderborg Forsyningsservice A/S to explore the possibility to develop an offshore wind farm in an area between Als and Helnæs in Funen.