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Ocean Charger for Offshore Wind Vessels Proves a Success

Apr 16, 2024

The industry consortium behind the Ocean Charger project, led by Vard, has completed the demonstration of the charging solution in a port as well the connection solution offshore, proving the technology designed to supply clean power to offshore wind vessels is ready for the market.By connecting vessels to the power grid in the wind farm and charging batteries regularly, the Ocean Charger solution is securing availability of emission-free vessel operations…

Energy Storage on O&G Platforms - A Safety Boost, too?

Apr 19, 2024

The fuel savings gained by installing energy storage systems on oil and gas platforms are significant, but it’s the safe-ty benefits that might overcome what has been a relatively slow uptake of late.Industry lore has it that drilling rigs say…

Bakker Sliedrecht Completes ESS Upgrade of Two Boskalis’ Diving Support Vessels

Apr 12, 2024

Bakker Sliedrecht has implemented energy storage systems (ESS) on board of the two Boskalis diving support vessels - BOKA Atlantis and BOKA Da Vinci.The installation of the ESS reduces the vessels’ fuel consumption and associated carbon dioxide…

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…

DNV Confirms Energy Efficiency Gains for LNG Carries with DFE+ Propulsion

Feb 06, 2024

New Dual Fuel, Electric+ (DFE+) concept, developed by ABB and MAN Energy Solutions, has been recognized by DNV as a more energy efficient alternative to current conventional designs for liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.DNV has quantified…

SEACOR to Convert Four PSVs to Battery Hybrid Power

Jan 25, 2024

SEACOR Marine announced it will convert four of its platform supply vessels (PSV) to battery hybrid power in a move to enhance efficiency and slash emissions.The Houston-headquartered marine transportation firm said on Thursday it has ordered…

Tidal Transit Starts Works on ‘World’s First’ Retrofit E-CTV

Jan 24, 2024

Tidal Transit, a supplier of purpose-design crew transfer vessels for the offshore wind industry, has begun the design and engineering phase of a project to deliver what is said to be the world’s first retrofit electric crew transfer vessel (E-CTV)…

Offshore Wind Vessels Charging Study Gets Underway in Irish Sea

Jan 23, 2024

Maersk’s offshore vessel-charging venture Stillstrom has launched a collaborative study with EnBW and BP, the developers of the Morgan and Mona offshore wind farms, to assess the viability of integrating offshore charging solutions for service and crew transfer vessels for the two projects…

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…

TotalEnergies Joins Wave Powered Subsea Project

Dec 10, 2023

TotalEnergies has joined the Renewables for Subsea Power (RSP) collaborative project which is currently powering subsea equipment off the east coast of Orkney, Scotland, with wave power from Mocean Energy and intelligent subsea energy storage from Verlume…

Corvus Energy Names Fredrik Witte as New CEO

Nov 23, 2023

Corvus Energy, a Norway-based provider of battery energy storage solutions and fuel cell systems for maritime, offshore and port applications, has appointed Fredrik Witte as the new CEO, starting January 1, 2024.  Until Witte starts, CFO Mette Rokne Hanestad will serve as the Interim CEO…

DNV Awards Cyber Security Type Approval for Corvus Energy's Orca ESS

Nov 16, 2023

Corvus Energy, a Norway-based provider of battery energy storage solutions and fuel cell systems for the marine sector, has been awarded a Type Approval from DNV for its Cyber Security Notation on the Control and Monitoring System of Corvus Energy's Orca Energy Storage System (ESS)…

VIDEO: Ocean Power Technologies' WAM Vessel Attaches to Buoy for Remote Charging

Aug 17, 2023

Ocean Power Technologies said Thursday it had made a pivotal achievement in the autonomous maritime technology field, by demonstrating the Wave Adaptive Modular Vessel (WAM-V) attaching itself remotely to a buoy and establishing a connection that will enable charging…

Geir Bjørkeli to Step Down as CEO of Corvus Energy

Aug 03, 2023

Geir Bjørkeli has decided to step down as CEO of marine battery solutions provider Corvus Energy.He will continue in his position until at the latest December 31st 2023, ensuring a seamless transition to new leadership.Bjørkeli said: 'After leading Corvus for five and a half years…

Thai Oil Giant Joins for Renewable Subsea Power Project in Scotland

Jul 31, 2023

Thailand’s state oil and gas company, PTTEP, has joined the Renewables for Subsea Power (RSP) collaborative project, which is intended to prove the concept of powering subsea equipment with wave power and intelligent subsea energy storage.The £2 million demonstrator initiative…

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