Friday, October 23, 2020
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Environment

Warships to Wind Turbines: Spain Shipyard Eyes EU Aid in Pivot to Wind Power

By Jeannette Neumann (Bloomberg) — Spanish shipbuilder Navantia is stepping up its bet on offshore wind energy, a venture that stands to benefit from the European Union’s fiscal response to...

October 23, 2020
Total Views: 58

Thursday, October 22, 2020
Environment

U.S. Coast Guard Conducts Simulated Rescue on Offshore Wind Turbine

It’s an inevitable fact that the United States is set for a major increase in the number of wind turbines off its coast in the coming decade. This means more...

October 22, 2020
Total Views: 93

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
ocean plastic trash
Environment

Ocean Plastic Pollution Could Triple By 2040

by Joe Brock (Reuters) – The amount of plastic waste flowing into the ocean and killing marine life could triple in the next 20 years, unless companies and governments can...

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 103

Monday, October 19, 2020
Environment

Harvey Gulf’s LNG-Fueled Platform Supply Vessels to Add Battery Power

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to supply the battery power for four retrofitted Harvey Energy class LNG-fuelled Platform Supply Vessels operating in the Gulf of Mexico. The advanced...

October 19, 2020
Total Views: 76

offshore wind farm
Environment

Wind, Solar Are Cheapest Power Source In Most Places, BNEF Says

By Jeremy Hodges (Bloomberg) –Wind and solar power are the cheapest form of new electricity in most of the world today. That’s the analysis of BloombergNEF, which predicts a tipping...

October 19, 2020
Total Views: 22

Sunday, October 18, 2020
fukushima-waste-water
Environment

Japan To Release Fukushima’s Nuclear Waste Water Into Sea

By Kaori Kaneko (Reuters) – Nearly a decade after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan’s government has decided to release over one million tonnes of contaminated water into the sea, media...

October 18, 2020
Total Views: 215

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Environment

Skyscraper-Sized Offshore Wind Turbines Coming From MHI Vestas

By Ronan Martin and William Mathis (Bloomberg) –MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S is set to join the giants of the offshore-wind world by building a skyscraper-sized turbine to better compete...

October 15, 2020
Total Views: 67

FSO Safer Yemen
Environment

The IMO Can’t Prevent This Massive Oil Tanker From Spilling

By Aziz El Yaakoubi (Reuters) – A United Nations team will have to wait several weeks to access a deteriorating FSO tanker off Yemen’s shore that is threatening to spill 1.1...

October 15, 2020
Total Views: 105

Suiso Frontier hydrogen ship
Environment

Japan Doubles Down On Massive Hydrogen Ship Plan

TOKYO, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Japan will seek to create a commercial hydrogen fuel supply chain by around 2030 to support reducing carbon emissions, Industry Minister Hiroshi Kajiyama said during...

October 15, 2020
Total Views: 243

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Research Vessel Polarstern Return
Environment

Here’s One Way To Avoid COVID19 – Set Your Ship Adrift In Arctic Ice

After more than a year in the Central Arctic, this Monday, 12 October, the research icebreaker Polarstern returned to her homeport in Bremerhaven. The event marked the end of a...

October 14, 2020
Total Views: 23

wind turbine
Environment

Stocks Surge For China’s Offshore Wind Turbine Manufacturers

(Bloomberg) Chinese wind power equipment makers advanced as the industry proposed an aggressive installation plan that would boost capacity 14-fold through 2060 to help the country reach its goal of...

October 14, 2020
Total Views: 66

Monday, October 12, 2020
Environment

Damen Crew Transfer Vessel Receives ABS Approval in Principle

Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyard’s Group has announced an approval in principle from classification society ABS for its next-generation crew transfer vessel to support the U.S. offshore wind market in the...

October 12, 2020
Total Views: 17

Friday, October 9, 2020
Environment

Construction Contracts Signed for First Battery-Powered Tankers

Tokyo-based shipping company Asahi Tanker Co. has placed an order for the world’s first electric-powered tankers. The two tankers, which were ordered at Kawasaki Heavy Industries, will be 100% powered...

October 9, 2020
Total Views: 66

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Dudgeon offshore wind farm
Environment

Boris Johnson’s Offshore Wind Plan Will Require $58 Billion from Industry

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Boris Johnson’s plan to quadruple the size of the U.K. offshore wind industry will require $58 billion of investment and careful management of what’s a tricky building...

October 6, 2020
Total Views: 17

Monday, October 5, 2020
offshore wind farm
Environment

Boris Johnson to Announce Major Expansion of U.K.’s Offshore Wind Capacity

By Thomas Penny and Jessica Shankleman (Bloomberg) — Boris Johnson will commit to boosting U.K. offshore wind power as part of his delayed plan for a “green industrial revolution” as...

October 5, 2020
Total Views: 14

offshore wind farm
Environment

Orsted Offshore Wind Farm to Power Green Ammonia Plant for Fertilizer

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Orsted A/S, the world’s biggest developer of offshore wind farms, plans to use its latest Dutch installation to make  for use in fertilizer. The Danish...

October 5, 2020
Total Views: 24

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
offshore wind farm
Environment

U.K. Plans to Create Offshore Grid to Connect Wind Farms

By Rachel Morison (Bloomberg) –National Grid Plc outlined a plan for an offshore grid that will link new wind parks and interconnectors, saving consumers 6 billion pounds ($7.7 billion) by...

September 30, 2020
Total Views: 54

Monday, September 28, 2020
Environment

Maersk Supply Service to Test Charging Station Buoy at Offshore Wind Farm

Maersk Supply Service will has announced plans to test a prototype charging station buoy for battery-powered vessels. For the project, Maersk Supply Service, part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, has joined forces...

September 28, 2020
Total Views: 26

Environment

Spanish Coast Guard Bans Boats Because Of Killer Whales

by Inti Landauro (Reuters) – Sailing enthusiasts are going to need a bigger boat if they want to sail off Spain’s northwestern tip after killer whales damaged yachts. Several incidents...

September 28, 2020
Total Views: 45

Friday, September 25, 2020
offshore wind turbine
Environment

U.S. House Passes Bill Supporting Jones Act Enforcement in Offshore Wind

The U.S House of Representatives has passed the “Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act” seeking to reform U.S. energy policy and authorize major investments in research and development in transition...

September 25, 2020
Total Views: 67