Wednesday, June 10, 2020
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Maritime News

Scotland Launches $10 Billion Contest to Build Offshore Wind Farms

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) –Scotland, home to a quarter of Europe’s offshore wind resources, is seeking proposals to install turbines off the coast in a process that may draw more...

June 10, 2020
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Friday, September 7, 2018
aberdeen harbor
Maritime News

Fueling Independence? Scotland’s Oil Hub Embraces Green Energy

By Elisabeth O’Leary ABERDEEN, Scotland, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Scotland’s leader Nicola Sturgeon launched on Friday a major renewable energy project boasting the world’s most powerful wind turbines, which she...

September 7, 2018
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European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre
Maritime News

‘Ground-breaking’ Offshore Wind Project Inaugurated in Scotland

The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) was inaugurated today in north-east Scotland, consisting of eleven of the most powerful offshore wind turbines in the world.  The project has been...

September 7, 2018
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Thursday, July 9, 2015

Falkirk Wheel Time-Lapse – The World’s Only Rotating Boat Lift

Unless you’ve seen the Scotland’s Falkirk Wheel in action, we can pretty much guarantee that you have never seen anything like it in your life. The Falkirk Wheel was inaugurated...

July 9, 2015
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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Watch: Daring Rescue as Fishing Boat Founders Off Scotland

Five people were rescued from an Irish fishing vessel this week as the ship foundered in the waters off Scotland.

January 22, 2015
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Disabled Dutch Cargo Ship Under Tow Off Scotland

A Dutch cargo ship was adrift overnight in the North Sea after a small engine room fire disabled the vessel off Shetland's Fair Isle.

October 22, 2014
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Scotland Chooses: 10 Factors for Independence Referendum Voters

Here are some of the fault lines in tomorrow’s referendum on Scottish independence.

September 17, 2014
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Friday, September 12, 2014

Scotland Vote Could Trigger Dispute Over Old North Sea Oil Rigs

There are about 300 rigs in the UK North Sea and the cost of decommissioning is expected to exceed 40 billion pounds ($65 billion) until 2040, with expenditure peaking at 1.7 billion pounds as early as 2016, according to industry estimates.

September 12, 2014
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Sunday, January 20, 2013

Shipyards ‘Doomed’ If Scots Vote to Leave U.K., Lawmakers Say

By Rodney Jefferson Scotland’s shipyards would lose contracts and be “doomed” if the country votes to leave the U.K. in a referendum next year, a group of lawmakers said. The...

January 20, 2013
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Friday, October 12, 2012
Scotland Offshore Wind Farm Test Center

Testing Offshore Wind Technology – Scotland To Build Massive Center

Scottish Enterprise (SSE), a public body of the Scottish Government dedicated to economic development and innovation, is investing up to £4.3 ($7 USD) million to build an offshore test centre at...

October 12, 2012
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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Subsea Tidal Turbine Installed And Powering Homes

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ome believed that tidal energy generation was an unrealistic dream. Engineering a turbine to withstand the harsh marine environment and operate at the seafloor appeared to be a challenge the...

June 13, 2012
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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Engineering News

‘ef eht’s naught Scottish, eht’s crap!

Doubtful anyone from SHI, or Korea for that matter, will understand the title of this article, but that’s ok.  Here’s the latest offshore wind news… SEOUL (Dow Jones)–Samsung Heavy Industries...

February 1, 2012
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