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  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The shipping industry has experienced a particular blast of cold air during 2016, with few sectors escaping the frosty grasp of the downturn, according to Clarksons Research. The shipping markets have in the main been pretty icy since the onset of the global economic downturn back in 2008, Clarksons said. Since the start of the fourth […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    Orders are down around 35 % year on year in 2019 to date.

  • 9 October 2017

    As some of the shipping sectors are now moving into a new phase, Clarksons Research examined improvement indices for four main volume shipping sectors which indicate that bulkers and containerships are moving away from the bottom of the cycle. As explained, a helpful measure of the progress of the cycle might be to look at how […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Market conditions across most sectors of the shipping industry in 2016 have been highly challenging and things in many sectors appear to be as bad as they have ever been, according to Clarksons Research. In the wider fleet some niche sectors have seen better earnings, but even so, most shipowners will surely be hoping that […]

  • 10 July 2017

    “Going where the work is” has been a familiar mantra for many generations across the world, and the shipping industry is no different, according to Clarksons Research.  In an analysis, the provider of data and market intelligence for shipping industry looks at the top shipowning nations and the trading patterns of their fleets. This analysis […]

  • 14 November 2016

    Increased investment in the offshore wind sector could spur demand for specialist vessels, according to Clarksons Research.  Bigger turbines and wind farms to be built in deeper waters are likely to drive a need for new, larger wind turbine installation vessels (WTIVs), after investment in WTIVs reached its peak in 2010 with 13 contracted units. However, the requirement for installation jack-ups […]

  • 27 February 2017

    With the improved safety at sea, total vessel losses seem to be on a downward trajectory. 2016 marked the fewest number of ship losses on record although the world fleet reached its greatest ever size, Clarksons Research said.  In 2016, reported losses reached a historically low level of 54 vessels and 0.2 million gross tons, […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shipping is experiencing some of its toughest conditions since the financial crisis and, despite its many efforts, may well be heading for an appointment with the bankers, according to Clarksons Research. With the spread of challenges facing the industry, Clarskons said that it is unlikely “the shipping markets would achieve many top grades,” however, the industry showed […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch Research Institute Deltares has just released Annual Report 2016: a selection of the company’s most interesting moments and high-priority projects. In the report, the company shows how it has contributed to safe and sustainable deltas, coastal regions and rivers in 2016. According to Deltares, the report presents a selection of Dutch and international highlights based on […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Research & Development

    The Partnership for Research in Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE) has released a document setting out its research priorities. PRIMaRE, together with the South West Marine Energy Park (SW MEP), has put together a consortium of marine experts from across higher education, research and industry, which identified the research priorities and development needs required to speed up […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Research & Development

    According to a new report from BCC Research, the global wind energy market was worth $130 billion in 2013 and $165.5 billion in 2014. The market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.2% between 2015 and 2020 resulting in $176.2 billion in 2015 and $250 billion in 2020. Globally, total […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Research & Development

    Open Access Centre for Marine Research, a subdivision of Lithuanian Klaipėda University, has introduced its new marine research vessel capable of carrying out multipurpose marine investigations, including those for offshore renewable energy. In March 2015, the new R/V MINTIS was built in Klaipeda and is now operated by the Centre’s Fleet and Field Research Laboratory. The laboratory provides services […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Wave Energy Research Centre (WERC), a research centre within the University of Western Australia (UWA), is looking for a research fellow, who will be located at the Albany campus in Western Australia. WERC is seeking a research fellow to work with the chief investigators (CIs) to conduct high quality and high impact research that contributes to […]

  • 15 November 2011

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Analyzing the Offshore Wind Power Market in EU” report to their offering. This research report Analyzing the Offshore Wind Power Market in EU starts off with an analysis of the basics about wind power and then takes a look at the various factors driving the wind […]

  • 15 November 2011

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Analyzing the Offshore Wind Power Market in EU” report to their offering. This research report Analyzing the Offshore Wind Power Market in EU starts off with an analysis of the basics about wind power and then takes a look at the various factors driving the wind […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Tracking blue sharks, listening for whales and detecting natural gas movements through ocean water are all projects funded in the latest round of research grants awarded in Nova Scotia by Encana Corporation with the assistance of the Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA). The grants were awarded under the Deep Panuke Education and Training (E&T) and […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last week, as Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Equinox completed its scheduled dry dock in Cadiz, Spain, it joined Royal Caribbean International’s Allure of the Seas and Explorer of the Seas in a program that tracks ocean circulation dynamics and measures atmospheric and oceanographic conditions, on repeated journeys. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s ships are known for providing […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development

    Statkraft and Grantham Research Institute have announced a three-year partnership for low-carbon economy research. According to Statkraft, the new programme of policy analysis will focus on the transition to the low-carbon economy and will contribute independent analysis to support and inform the climate change and energy policy process within Europe. It will extend over three years, […]

  • 8 January 2015

    The German research icebreaker Polarstern will end its current expedition to the Antarctic earlier than planned due to hydraulic problems in the port engine, Alfred Wegener Institute informed. The ship is scheduled to return to Bremerhaven for repairs at the Lloyd dock facilities in mid-March. A planned subsequent research voyage in the Amundsen Sea will […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) has launched a funding call for tidal energy research proposals.

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) has awarded funding to four marine energy research projects.

  • 30 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The research cooperation MIMAS, a project in collaboration between the University of Greifswald, the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research and eight further partners with scientific and industrial backgrounds, came third in competition for the first North German Research Award. The award honours successful scientific cooperation projects across the federal states and is […]