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'Hydrogen Hubs' to the Fore

May 03, 2023

The path to decarbonization is defined by partnership and fueled by government funding. This month we examine the players, partnerships, and evolution of Hydrogen Hubs in the Gulf of Mexico.The Green Shipping Challenge, organized by the United States and Norway at COP 27 held in late 2022, brought about dozens of announcements on maritime decarbonization. Among these was a joint statement from the…

Fugro Pioneer Converts to Green Methanol

Mar 25, 2024

Fugro Pioneer is ready to be equipped with methanol engines after successfully converting the main components on board, the company reports, a plank in its path to reach Net-Zero operations by 2035.The geophysical vessel was converted in the…

ABB to Supply Shore Connection System for DEME’s Fleet in Vlissingen Port

Mar 20, 2024

ABB has secured a contract to deliver shore connection installations that will enable DEME’s fleet to avoid emissions when berthed in the Port of Vlissingen in the Netherlands.ABB’s shore connection technology will support DEME’s long-term decarbonization strategy…

OpEd: Focusing on Green Fuels Takes the Focus Off Shipping's Major Problems

Mar 11, 2024

Shipyard order books show that more and more ships are being built that can run on methanol or liquified natural gas (LNG). Major shipping companies are investing in green fuels for their fleets, and researchers around the world are working…

New Breakwater Installed to Support CTVs Berthing at Port of Newhaven

Feb 13, 2024

As part of the refurbishment for the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Rampion offshore wind farm, Inland and Coastal Marina Systems (ICMS) has installed a floating concrete breakwater within the Port of Newhaven to provide safe berthing facilities for crew transfer vessels (CTV)…

BAR Tech Signs European Supplier for Wind Propulsion Systems

Feb 12, 2024

BAR Technologies, a developer of wind propulsion systems, has entered into partnership with floating offshore wind platforms pioneer Nervion Naval Offshore to manage and oversee the production of BAR Technologies’ wing sail design WindWings in Europe…

Singapore Picks Pilot Vessel Charging Concepts

Jan 10, 2024

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has selected companies that will pilot their vessel charging concepts in Singapore.The selection follows the call for proposal (CFP) by MPA in August 2023 to develop, operate, and maintain e-HC charging points in Singapore…

Nakilat Grows Fleet with Six New LNG and LPG Carriers

Jan 09, 2024

Qatar-based energy shipping company Nakilat has placed orders to with Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) of South Korea for the construction of six new LNG and LPG carriers.The order includes two LNG carriers with a cargo capacity of 174…

CCUS: Bernhard Schulte Orders Its First CO2 Tanker

Dec 14, 2023

Bernhard Schulte ordered its first CO2 tanker, a newbuild to be constructed at Dalian Shipbuilding Offshore (DSOC) and to showcase technologies designed to reduce its carbon footprint. Planned for delivery in 2026, the ship is committed to a long-term time charter agreement with Northern Lights…

New FSRU Arrives in France as Greenpeace Blocks Port

Sep 18, 2023

A new LNG floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) arrived in western France on Monday morning, a TotalEnergies' spokesperson said, as activist group Greenpeace tried to prevent it from entering port.Demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Europe has grown in the wake of the war in Ukraine…

The Resurgence of the OSV Industry: From Trough to Triumph

Aug 31, 2023

The offshore supply vessel industry has weathered a tumultuous decade characterized by a prolonged trough that tested the resilience of vessel owners. However, the tides have turned, and the industry is now experiencing a strong and much-awaited revival…

AD Ports and Crystal Offshore Sign Deal to Set Up Offshore Rig and Vessel Repair Base in Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Port

Jun 05, 2023

Abu Dhabi-based AD Ports Group has signed a 25 years agreement with Singapore-based Crystal Offshore a logistics solution provider to the marine & offshore Industry to build an offshore rig and vessel repair base in Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Port…

C-Innovation Opens New Facility in Port Fourchon

Apr 18, 2023

C-Innovation, an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its family of companies, announced the opening of its new facility in Port Fourchon, La. The expansion provides an additional dock facility for subsea inspection, maintenance and…

Port of Aberdeen Banks on Offshore Wind for Future Growth

Mar 23, 2023

Port of Aberdeen has welcomed more than 100 vessels working on offshore wind projects to the port so far this year, including the latest arrival of the Blue Tern jack-up installation vessel.Owned by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, the Blue Tern jack-up is a 151-meter-long…

In a First, Scottish Port Set to Offer Shore Power for Offshore Vessels

Dec 09, 2022

Montrose Port Authority says the port is set to become the first Scottish port to provide shore power infrastructure to the energy sector.To enable shore power to offshore energy industry vessels, the port has partnered with with Plug Shore Power Ltd in a 50/50 joint venture…

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