Friday, August 13, 2010
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Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Taken to New Depths

Image Source: Keppel Corporation The offshore wind energy sector is set to make waves in the launch of a new, environmentally friendly vessel. Keppel FELS Limited’s multi-purpose self-elevating platform (MPSEP)...

August 13, 2010
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Tuesday, July 13, 2010
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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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Wednesday, April 28, 2010
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First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Approved off Cape Cod

Earlier today Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced the approval of the nations first offshore wind farm to be located in the Nantucket Sound.  A press release from today...

April 28, 2010
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Friday, March 12, 2010
Ship Design

Order placed for jack-up crane vessels based on Wärtsilä-IMS design

Click Image for high resolution Wärtsilä, in consortium with IMS Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, has been engaged by RWE Innogy, the renewable energy arm of the German utility company RWE, as its...

March 12, 2010
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Thursday, March 4, 2010

Saipem 12000 – Photo At Shipyard

Saipem 12000 by gCaptain.com is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

March 4, 2010
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Thursday, February 25, 2010
Shipyard

Wind power and shipyard industries make joint call for investments in ships for offshore wind expansion

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) and the Community of European Shipyards’ Association (CESA) are calling on the European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support the building...

February 25, 2010
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Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Weather

Beaufort Scale – Graphics

. Nautical charts and pubs change nearly as fast as the tide sending each sailing second mate back to kintergarden’s cut & paste lessons each time a new notice to...

January 12, 2010
Total Views: 239

Tuesday, December 8, 2009
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Transporting Wind Turbines by Ship

One hundred and forty turbines, destined for the Greater Gabbard Wind Turbine Park off the east coast of England, are being transported in 36 shipments onboard the BBC Chartering and...

December 8, 2009
Total Views: 222

Thursday, April 23, 2009
Ship Design

Interesting Ship of The Week – NYK Super Eco Ship 2030

In celebration of Earth Day, NYK Line released the initial exploratory design for its NYK Super Eco Ship 2030, an energy-efficient ship expected to emit almost 70% less CO2 emissions...

April 23, 2009
Total Views: 3

Friday, November 14, 2008
Interesting

Wind Propulsion Vessel E-Ship 1 – Interesting Ship of The Week

This weeks Interesting Ship is brought to us by MarineBuzz.com: Thanks to increasing oil prices! Here comes E-Ship 1 from ‘Enercon’, one of the world’s leading companies in the wind...

November 14, 2008
Total Views: 234

Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Blog

Incident Photo of The Week – JAXPORT Crane Collapse

UPDATE: A while back we post this incident photo of two large gantry cranes collasping under strong winds at Jaxport.  Well Thanks to Fred Frey in this Maritime Monday and...

October 28, 2008
Total Views: 35

Thursday, September 18, 2008
Interesting

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
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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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