Researchers from Columbia Engineering have developed a novel photovoltaic-powered electrolysis device that can operate as a stand-alone platform that floats on open water. Water electrolysis, the splitting of water into oxygen and hydrogen fuel, is seen as a way to convert electricity from solar photovoltaics into storable hydrogen fuel.
Wood Mackenzie in a report tries to determine how peak oil demand will affect the refining sector and discusses both long- and short-term threats to refining activity by region.
ABB announced that it is going to deliver the first fuel cell system to Royal Caribbean. The system will be used on board a Royal Caribbean International vessel and will be the first fuel cell system to provide an energy source for a cruise ship.
The 2017 BP Energy Outlook forecasts that global LNG trade will grow seven times faster than pipeline gas trade, such that by 2035 it accounts for around half of all globally traded gas. The newly expanded BP Shipping fleet is expected to deliver LNG volumes around the world.
KrisEnergy signed agreements with the government of Cambodia for the nation’s first oil field development in Cambodia Block A, in the Gulf of Thailand. The company plans to develop the Apsara area in the north eastern section of the concession, where there is potential for oil and gas to be trapped.
On 17 July, the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project’s floating production, storage and offloading facility “Ichthys Venturer” sailed away from its construction site in Okpo, South Korea en route to Australia, after completion of commissioning and preparation work.
Singapore LNG Corporation successfully completed its first small scale reload, at its Terminal on Jurong Island, filling the fuel tanks of Cardissa, a 6,500 cubic-meter LNG bunker vessel owned by Shell. SLNG terminal is originally designed to accommodate LNG vessels from 60,000m3 to 265,000m3 in size.
Cepsa has started bunker supply activity in the Port of Gibraltar using mass flow meters for ships, a new precise measurement system that guarantees the quantity of product supplied. In addition to the high levels of fuel supply precision, the system reduces refueling operation times by up to 3 hours and is totally transparent, as it is monitored continuously and simultaneously.
Trafigura proposes carbon levy on shipping fuels25/09/2020
Spain must recover illegal state aid for ships built in domestic shipyards, EU court says25/09/2020
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Update Sept: Live map depicts spread of coronavirus25/09/2020
New Zealand: Update on COVID-19 restrictions25/09/2020
Brazil updates berthing and mooring rules25/09/2020
Owner of New Diamond to pay $1.8 million for Sri Lanka’s help25/09/2020
World's largest LNG container ship named ''CMA CGM Jacques Saade''25/09/2020
IMarEST issues guide on scrubber challenges25/09/2020
450 coronavirus positive seafarers, quarantined onboard for weeks25/09/2020
First lock gate for the new IJmuiden sea lock at Port of Amsterdam installed25/09/2020