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  • 23 November 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The UK Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry has confirmed that the UK Government and the offshore wind industry are close to reaching a Sector Deal. 

  • 23 November 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The UK Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry has confirmed that the UK Government and the offshore wind industry are close to reaching a Sector Deal. 

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In a historically weak contracting environment the cruise sector has seen a strong level of newbuild ordering and investment in the year to date, according to Clarksons’ Shipping Intelligence Network. Cruise lines have continued to expand their fleets, with new markets such as China in their sights. While a number of yards have benefitted from […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Building an ocean energy industry in Europe will require innovative financing tools to channel public and private investment in the most efficient way, according to a report launched today.

  • 10 October 2011

      At the start of its autumn conference yesterday, the IWEA shared some alarming statistics on Ireland’s renewables portfolio for 2011.   By Carmel Doyle (businessandleadership) [mappress] Source: businessandleadership, October 10, 2011

  • 24 February 2015

    Asia continues to gain in importance for the European shipping sector, a recent survey conducted by HSH Nordbank shows. According to the survey, it is primarily Asian providers of capital that are increasing their exposure to ship finance. The survey polled shipping clients primarily from Europe, East and Southeast Asia. A total of 150 executives […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Research & Development

    Industry leaders have formed the Decommissioning Leadership Group (DLG) to shape the future of decommissioning, Decom North Sea informed. The DLG held its inaugural meeting in Aberdeen in June with the mission to set out a strategy for leading the development of an efficient and effective oil and gas decommissioning sector. The DLG will also lead the strategy, […]

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

    A new European project, named Kraken, has officially started aiming to develop a viable robotic arm to be used with remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) for the inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) of ocean energy devices.

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind will be the backbone of a carbon neutral, climate-friendly UK economy and the new Sector Deal sets out that opportunity, according to Vattenfall’s UK Country Manager Danielle Lane. Lane claims the Sector Deal underlines the importance of ensuring the UK sees the benefit of its Clean Growth Strategy in which offshore wind will play a crucial role […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Human Capital

    The UK has launched the new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector Deal which will see offshore wind reach the connected capacity of 30GW and deliver one-third of the UK’s electricity by 2030. Under the new deal, the number of jobs in the industry is expected to rise to 27,000 by 2030, up from 7,200 today. The deal […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) SNS2017 conference, RenewableUK chief executive Hugh McNeal said the UK energy industry needed to represent itself as one sector containing different technologies, instead of pushing for one technology over others, to maximise job and business opportunities.

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Vega VLS-46 sector light, supplied to Aberdeen Harbour by Hydrosphere, has played a major part in facilitating the successful completion of the harbour’s £5.2m dredging operation, paving the way for the harbour to play a key role in offshore wind developments. The harbour is already the centre of activity for the energy industry’s marine […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The former Tyneside shipbuilding and engineering company, Swan Hunter, is moving into the subsea oil and gas and renewable energy sectors. The company will now be providing specialist offshore equipment for the installation of power cables, umbilicals, and flexible pipelines. Swan Hunter will be providing a full suite of lay equipment, including carousels, reel drive […]

  • 7 November 2013

    BAE Systems has reached agreement in principle with HM Government on measures to enable the implementation of a restructuring of its UK naval ships business. The agreement will result in: Restructuring of the contract for the Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier programme. Provision of additional shipbuilding work prior to the start of the Type 26 […]

  • 21 November 2012

    Faced with plunging demand for ships it seems that shipbuilders have turned to oil and gas sector. One of such examples is Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Holdings Ltd., which has formed a new offshore-energy equipment unit aiming to focus on offshore and marine business and hoping that the new unit will generate half of its […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    This week’s activity in newbuild sector was spread over various segments, according to Fearnleys report. After a brake over the last couple of months, another fresh order for a total of seven MR type product carriers was reported. Also, there was a lot of interest in LPGs and chemical carriers. Various Chinese yards also secured orders […]

  • 15 July 2010

    In a bid to recoup over sh120b losses worth of exports incurred last year, the government is set to roll out a new fishing regime with a new statutory instrument. Among the measures aimed at restoring the glory of Lake Victoria and sustain fish exports, the Government is addressing the issue of open access to […]

  • 31 October 2013

    The Switch has entered the marine and shipbuilding sector with the launch of its next-generation drive trains for energy efficient power generation and propulsion of merchant vessels. Combining The Switch’s permanent magnet and frequency converter technology, this opens up all-new opportunities for hybrid propulsion systems in the shipping sector. Next generation electrical drive trains based […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Decom North Sea, the membership organisation for the oil and gas decommissioning sector, has launched the first industry awards to be dedicated to decommissioning excellence. The Decom North Sea Awards will recognise efforts of Decom North Sea members to innovate and collaborate within the sector, as well as an award for specific contribution to Decom […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) is pushing on with the last year’s plan to establish two new group companies at its Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works’ Koyagi Plant – one to undertake ship construction and the other to manufacture hull blocks. MHI also plans to transfer its operations in construction of large-size commercial ships in the […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senior figures from Mexico’s national oil company, Pemex, have been discovering the secrets of the UK subsea sector’s success and how it has revolutionised the way in which hydrocarbons have been extracted from beneath the seabed during a fact-finding visit to Aberdeen. Organised in partnership with the Department for International Trade (DIT), the five-day subsea […]

  • 10 June 2015

    Gazprom’s head Alexey Miller met Eni’s CEO Claudio Descalzi in Milan on Tuesday.