According to an analysis by the International Energy Agency, limiting the rise in global mean temperature to well below 2°C would require an energy transition of exceptional scope, depth and speed, including a doubling of annual average energy-related investments from current levels.
U.S. Department of the Interior and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced the completion of US’s seventh competitive lease sale for renewable wind energy in federal waters. The lease area has a potential generating capacity of 1,486 MW, enough energy to power more than 500,000 homes.
The Port of Aalborg announced that it achieved to be the first CO2-neutral port in Denmark, along with being among the few CO2-neutral ports in the world. Since 2010, the Port adopted a series of initiatives that resulted in energy savings and reductions in CO2 emissions and it chose to become certified in accordance with the international standard of environmental management.
TenneT of Netherlands, Energinet of Denmark and TenneT TSO of Germany will sign an trilateral agreement in Brussels, on 23 March 2017, that will press ahead on developing a large renewable European electricity system in the North Sea. The companies aim to make the energy transition both feasible and affordable and central to the plan is the construction of one or more islands.
MAN Diesel & Turbo is to supply four-stroke engines will expand the existing “Sund” power plant near the capital Tórshavn and will run on Heavy Fuel Oil to generate both electrical power and heat for the district heating network on the island. The project has emphasis on restricting the impact on the environment by significantly reducing the level of NOx.
The video informs on Lloyd’s Register’s research on renewable carbon energy, presenting opinions of industry leaders and experts from around the global sector, on possible technology solutions for balancing the demand for low cost energy with the urgent need to reduce carbon emissions and meet climate change goals.
The video illustrates how Sif Group and Port of Rotterdam worked together to create Sif’s biggest offshore wind project, developing Sif terminal on Maasvlakte 2.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced a plan to acquire a 5% share in Seajacks International Limited Group, which owns and operates five Self-Elevating Platform vessels, from Marubeni Corporation. This consists the first step to move into the renewable energy business field, through involvement in installation of offshore wind power generation systems, which is expanding in Europe and other areas around the world.
A new report, produced in partnership between Carbon Tracker and the Grantham Institute at Imperial College London, analyses the potential for continued cost reductions in solar photovoltaics (PV) and electric vehicle (EV) technologies to displace demand for currently dominant fossil fuels and mitigate CO2 emissions.
DNV GL successfully completed its vendor’s technical due diligence of a portfolio of Irish wind farms for Gaelectric Holding plc. The portfolio is to be purchased by major Chinese investors CGN Europe Energy, the European renewable investment arm of China General Nuclear (CGN) Power Group – the group that holds a 33% share of the new £18 billion Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset, UK.
MSC welcomes the first guests of its private island07/12/2019
Watch: India's four steps to become a shipping force06/12/2019
Port of London and Chiefton's captain not guilty for man's dronwing death06/12/2019
Increasing confidence on second industry meeting for IMO 202006/12/2019
IRClass and FMT agreed on advanced bulk carrier designs06/12/2019
- Green Shipping
Kuwait bans single-use plastic items onboard vessels06/12/2019
Manning, training and certification guidance for the offshore industry06/12/2019
DNV GL approves Hudong-Zhonghua largest gas-fueled vessel design06/12/2019
- Women in shipping
IMO commits on preserving the legacy of World Maritime Theme for 201906/12/2019
- Short Sea
Asian Development Bank prepares plan to boost India's coastal shipping06/12/2019