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  • 29 October 2010
    Training & Education

    At a glittering ceremony in Singapore last night, Sea Asia 2009 won the prestigious ‘Exhibition of the Year’ award at the Singapore Experience Awards hosted by the Singapore Tourism Board. Sea Asia is the region’s premier maritime gathering, organised jointly by Seatrade and the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF). Michael Chia, the Chairman of the SMF, […]

  • 25 March 2011
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Lews Castle College UHI, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands, is to lead on a key research project that could help to make the Hebrides one of the most valuable and sought-after marine energy sites in Europe. The wave power to the west of the Outer Hebrides is said to be one […]

  • 27 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    DNV GL yesterday released WaveFarmer and TidalFarmer; the world’s first marine energy planning tools to be made commercially available. A major barrier to the growth of the marine energy industry is the risk associated with projects and the accompanying uncertainty of return on investment. Engineers face a large number of unknowns at the start of […]

  • 23 September 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Tank testing of scale models to develop the next generation of Pelamis Wave Power’s wave energy converter (WEC) machines have now been successfully completed. The tank testing process forms a key part of a £1.4m project commissioned and funded by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) which is looking to boost the cost-effectiveness of large-scale WEC […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    In 2013, the Port of Tyne saw cargo volumes increase by 25% to 8.1m tonnes, and turnover rose 16% to £73 million compared to 2012. Andrew Moffat, Port of Tyne Chief Executive Officer, said that 2013 had been another record year, and looking back over five years, the Port had achieved substantial growth not only […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd (MHI) and Siemens AG have joined forces and provided a proposal for the French multinational conglomerate, Alstom. Pursuant to this, MHI and Siemens propose several transactions in order to preserve Alstom’s current perimeter in almost all its activities, enhance its industrial sustainability, strengthen its position as a diversified global player in […]

  • 9 May 2016

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  • 28 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Operating and financial overview: *On track to deliver full year earnings growth in 2011, despite commodity price volatility, challenging economic environment and higher UK upstream gas and oil tax rates *shift in profits from the downstream to the upstream *UK residential energy operating profit* halved from the exceptional levels recorded in 2010 *progress in challenging […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Havyard Group ASA reported it is taking further measures to adapt to the market situation and maintain its profitability. All business areas in Havyard Group have been affected to a varying degree by the general downturn in the market in the oil industry, the Group said. Thus, it has been working over time on rationalisation and […]

  • 11 November 2014
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    On November 4, Mayor of Bristol George Ferguson met with final year engineering students at the University of Bristol to launch the Bristol 2015 Marine Energy Accelerator Programme (MEAP) – a year-long programme of events and other initiatives, co-funded by Bristol City Council and Bristol 2015 European Green Capital. Commenting on the launch, the Mayor […]

  • 30 September 2012

    The effects of meteorology and oceanography (metocean) have a major impact on design and operations for all offshore industries – marine renewables, and offshore oil and gas. If users of metocean information are not aware of the implications that the weather, waves, currents and water levels can have on their operations or design work, then […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Authorities

    Ministers of the governments of Ireland, the UK, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey today called on the European Union to give its full backing to the development of the massive ocean energy resources that exist in these regions. The governments gave their support to a Member State Position Paper […]

  • 25 July 2013

    Sustainable economic growth that is sensitive to the environment is at the centre of draft management plans that will form the future National Marine Plan. A joint marine consultation has been launched today that will help decide how Scotland’s seas are managed in the future. The joint consultation includes: Scotland’s first National Marine Plan which […]

  • 16 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    HOCHTIEF’s operating business performed as planned in the third quarter of 2011: The Group is in the black, with profit before taxes of EUR 333.0 million and consolidated net profit of EUR 98.7 million. That means HOCHTIEF achieved turnaround in the operating business, although it has not yet fully made good the loss incurred in […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Dillinger Hütte Group (Dillinger Hütte and its subsidiaries) performed well during the 2012 financial year in the face of difficult economic circumstances. Despite declines in production volumes and sales revenues (€ 2.5 billion compared to € 2.8 billion in the previous year), positive earnings were once again achieved. “We have meanwhile continued our strategy […]

  • 15 November 2010

    At the beginning of September, Liebherr delivered the second heavy lift offshore crane type MTC 78000 straight from its manufacturing plant in Rostock. The MTC 78000 is one of the biggest offshore slewing cranes worldwide. With a maximum dynamic torque of 78,000 mT, the MTC 78000 is the most powerful machine within the extensive range […]

  • 23 April 2015

    When NAM/Shell UK decided to invest in a ‘Walk-to-Work’ (WTW) offshore vessel for use with unmanned gas platforms, they requested Royal Niestern Sander (RNS) to make the preliminary design. The challenge was to design and build a stable platform for the transfer of personnel and equipment, to efficiently support the gas production platforms in the […]

  • 27 February 2013

    In a new report, the UK’s wave and tidal energy industries warn that they will only be able to grow successfully if they get the right level of support from Government – otherwise Britain risks surrendering its world lead in marine energy. The study by RenewableUK says the biggest shake-up of the energy sector for […]

  • 8 July 2013
    Authorities

    Energy Minister Fergus Ewing yesterday announced the establishment of an Expert Commission on Energy Regulation in an independent Scotland. The Commission will be chaired by Robert Armour OBE, an energy lawyer working in the power sector in Scotland for the last 30 years, and will include a broad membership from across the public and private […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Technology

    Ships and offshore units are specialist structures with high requirements for efficiency and availability throughout their entire life cycle. Many of the processes, from draft via production all the way to operation, can be supported by 3D models and computer graphics. How can the actual dimensions of a compartment be measured efficiently in case of […]

  • 13 March 2011
    Technology

    She perfectly resembles her sister, is just as strong and can be positioned to maximum precision: SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land puts the new building MV ‘Lone’ into service. Just three months after the German-based heavy-lift shipping company has sent the MV ‘Svenja’ – the world’s largest heavy-lift vessel – on its maiden voyage, the company’s […]

  • 19 January 2015
    R&D, Technology

    A group of maritime engineering students share a futuristic vision to send robots into outer space to explore planetary lakes. The potential uses for these robots on Earth is also limitless, including sending fleets of drones to provide quick and safe response to natural disasters and creating a “wired ocean” that provides early notice of […]

  • 12 October 2011

      Plans by Marine Current Turbines and its project partner RWE npower renewables to install and operate Wales’s first-ever tidal energy farm have moved a step closer with the granting of an Agreement for Lease by The Crown Estate for the Skerries Tidal Stream Array, which is proposed for the waters off the coast of […]

  • 30 March 2011

    Marine Current Turbines Ltd (MCT), in partnership with RWE npower renewables, has today submitted a consent application to install a 10MW array of tidal stream turbines off the North West coast of Anglesey in 2015. The array, consisting of seven twin rotor turbines arranged across an area of 0.56km², will harness the power of the […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) yesterday published a final environmental review of geological and geophysical (G&G) survey activities off the Mid- and South Atlantic coast that establishes multiple mitigation measures designed to minimize the impacts to marine life while setting a path forward for survey activities that will update nearly four-decade-old data on […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Training & Education

    At the end of September HOCHTIEF Solutions conducted a first comprehensive offshore rescue exercise in a construction site in the North Sea (Global Tech I). Together with its partners, the team from the Civil Engineering Marine and Offshore branch practiced all processes related to the emergency rescue and the transportation of a severely injured offshore […]