Thursday, April 8, 2021
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CMA CGM to Purchase Biomethane Fuel to Help Reduce Well-to-Wake CO2 Emissions

French shipping line CMA CGM says it will purchase 12,000 tonnes of biomethane fuel as part of the company’s plan of becoming carbon neutral by 2050. That’s enough biomethane to...

April 8, 2021
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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Maritime News

CMA CGM Partners with IKEA to Test Marine Biofuel On Board Containership

The logistics arm of retail giant IKEA has teamed up with French shipping group CMA CGM and others to test the use of sustainable marine bio-fuel oil on board a...

March 12, 2019
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Thursday, November 29, 2018
containership ship bunkering
Maritime News

Could Your Used Vegetable Oil Be Used to Power World Trade?

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — A Danish shipping company is planning to use waste vegetable oil to power its fleet, the latest in a list of fuel innovations from a...

November 29, 2018
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Thursday, August 30, 2018
Gibraltar Eco Wave Power Plant

Wave Energy – Scientists Still Looking For A Killer App

by Sophie Hares (Reuters) – Energy from the ocean breakers that pound Mexico’s Pacific Coast could soon be turned into electricity as an Israeli joint venture finalizes permits and financing...

August 30, 2018
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Saturday, July 16, 2016
Ocean Power Technology's PowerBuoy

Green Energy Stock Skyrockets After Power-Generating Buoy Deployment

Ocean Power Technologies Inc. climbed to a 19-month high after installing its first power-generating buoy designed for commercial use, off the coast of New Jersey. Ocean Power gained 75 percent...

July 16, 2016
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Saturday, August 6, 2011
US Navy cruiser exercise battlegroup tandem thrust

We Sail the Ocean Blue, but We’re Going Green, Too

USS Carl Vinson Strike Group, Exercise Tandem Thrust 2003, US Navy Photo WASHINGTON (Dow Jones) Rear Adm. (Ret.) Robert James’s characterization of the Navy’s pursuit of alternative fuels and energy technologies...

August 6, 2011
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Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Engineering News

London Array OffShore Wind Farm Sees First Foundation Installed

LONDON (Dow Jones)–DONG Energy, E.ON AG (EOAN.XE) and Masdar said Tuesday that the first of 177 foundations has been installed at the U.K.’s multi-billion pound flagship offshore wind farm London...

March 8, 2011
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Saturday, February 12, 2011

Petrobras To Double Biofuels Production With Eye On Global Shipments

Will the waterways soon be flooded with biofuel tankers? Brazilian state-run energy giant Petrobras (PBR, PETR4.BR) will spend $3.5 billion over the next four years to more than double biofuels...

February 12, 2011
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Friday, February 11, 2011
Engineering News

Gamesa, Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Launch Offshore Wind Technology Center

Gamesa Technology Corp., a global wind energy leader, and the shipbuilding operations of Northrop Grumman Corp., America’s largest shipbuilder, yesterday launched the Offshore Wind Technology Center to jointly develop the...

February 11, 2011
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Thursday, February 10, 2011

US Will Target Four Sites For Offshore Wind Leases By 2012

WASHINGTON – Wind energy projects off the coasts of four U.S. states will be fast-tracked for approval, top Obama administration officials said this week. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Interior...

February 10, 2011
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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Navy shows off the green ‘Riverine’

[U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gregory N. Juday/Released] Last week, the U.S. Navy showed off the power and maneaverability of its 49-foot experimental Riverine Command Boat...

October 28, 2010
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Sunday, September 26, 2010

Skysails – Plus – Top 10 Green Ship Designs

From the gCaptain Archives: In honor of the EPA’s Pollution Week, let’s take a look at an archived post on Skysails. But first, here is a brief update into the...

September 26, 2010
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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Wind Turbine Designs – The 11 Most Interesting

What are the 11 most interesting Wind Turbine Designs? Today’s hottest job market for mariners is Offshore Oil and Gas but this is by no means the only controversial industry...

July 13, 2010
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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Skysails – Marine Environmental Initiatives At Work

  Passion focused on a singular goal is often the driver of new ideas and technology. Today the focus for many is on saving our planet from the effects of...

May 26, 2009
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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

U.S. Navy Charters M/V Beluga Skysails

The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command has recently chartered the M/V Beluga Skysails for over a month long voyage transporting Air Force and Army cargo from Europe to the U.S. ...

October 14, 2008
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Thursday, September 18, 2008

Energy Wanted: Offshore Wind Farms Need Apply

In our country’s race to become more energy independent, offshore wind farms have taken a back seat to the offshore drilling debate that is currently heating up in our politics. ...

September 18, 2008
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Thursday, March 27, 2008

Alternative Energy From Our Oceans

IMC has a very complete post on alternative energy ideas for harnessing power from our oceans. They tell us; Wave power refers to the energy of ocean surface waves and...

March 27, 2008
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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Hydrogen Powered Ship – Iceland’s Ambitious Project For Alternative Energy Propulsion

The ship pictured above fails to impress the Icelandic tourists who board her for a short whale watching tour but after talking with the crew their attitude changes. ABC News...

January 23, 2008
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Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Underwater Ocean Turbines

We have taken a look at ways to harness the ocean’s immense power before but this alternative energy solutions is slightly different. Using subsea moorings and 100′ diameter turbines this...

December 12, 2007
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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Green Power At Sea – OTEC

OTEC, or ocean thermal energy conversion, is an energy technology that converts solar radiation to electric power. OTEC systems use the ocean’s natural thermal gradient—the fact that the ocean’s layers...

November 20, 2007
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