Thursday, January 14, 2021

Equinor to Test Floating Solar Farm in Sunny Norway

Norwegian energy producer Equinor is taking on a project to test floating solar power off the not-so-sunny coast of Norway. Equinor announced Thursday that it has partnered with Moss Maritime...

January 14, 2021
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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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Green Power to Draw $11 Trillion Investment by 2050: BNEF

By William Mathis and Jeremy Hodges (Bloomberg) — Green power is set to draw around $11 trillion of investment in the coming decades as the cost of renewables plummets and...

October 27, 2020
Total Views: 67

Thursday, June 11, 2020
Maritime News

Stena Bulk Unveils Energy-Efficient Product Tanker Prototype

Liquid bulk shipping company Stena Bulk has released a concept design for a next-generation product and chemical tanker that will use flettner rotors, solar power, and other state-of-the-art technologies to...

June 11, 2020
Total Views: 150

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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Maritime News

Dutch Consortium Planning Giant Offshore Solar Power Farm

By Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM, Feb 14 (Reuters) – An offshore seaweed farm in the North Sea will be turned into a large solar power farm that aims to pipe energy to...

February 14, 2018
Total Views: 5

Monday, May 7, 2012

World’s Largest Solar Powered Ship Completes Record-Breaking Circumnavigation

On Friday the world’s largest ship running solely on the power of the sun cruised into Hercule Harbor in Monaco, officially completing the world’s first circumnavigation for a 100% solar...

May 7, 2012
Total Views: 10

Saturday, February 4, 2012
Engineering News

Aquarius ECO Ship – Flexible Concept Design Incorporates both Wind and Solar Power

Japan’s ECO Marine Group has just unveiled an innovative concept design that promises increased fuel efficiency and lower harmful emissions by harnessing both wind and solar power.  Unlike other concept...

February 4, 2012
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
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Nissan’s Solar Panel-Covered Ship, Looks to Harness the Sun for Shipping Efficiency

Sustainable mobility takes to the open water, as Nissan launches its first energy-efficient, coastal car carrier, the Nichioh Maru. Built by Shin Kurushima Dockyard Co. over a 4-year period, she began...

January 31, 2012
Total Views: 17

Thursday, May 26, 2011

World’s first solar-powered ship getting power upgrades

NYK Lines has announced that the M/V Auriga Leader, the world’s first solar power cargo ship, will be undergoing further developments to strengthen the vessels efficiency.  Starting in June, the...

May 26, 2011
Total Views: 2

Friday, June 18, 2010
Ship Design

Interesting Ship of The Week – Black Magic turns oil tankers green

Whoever said a little black magic couldn’t be used to help cut carbon emissions?  Well, the folks at Sauter Carbon Offset Design aim to do just that with the introduction...

June 18, 2010
Total Views: 28

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Auriga Leader – Toyota’s Solar Powered Cargo Ship

Completed in late 2008, the M/V Auriga Leader is the world’s first cargo ship to be partially propelled by solar power.   The 656-foot, 60,000-ton car carrier will initially transport vehicles...

July 2, 2009
Total Views: 95

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: 13

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Solar Powered Ships

The race to go green is on in the shipping industry.  Not only is the price of oil soaring, but more and more stress is being put on the shipping...

August 26, 2008
Total Views: 3