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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…

Equinor Sets Up Union Partnership for New York’s First Offshore Wind Hub

Mar 28, 2024

Empire Wind and the Building & Construction Trades Council of Greater New York and Vicinity (BCTC) have signed a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) for the construction of the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT).The revitalized SBMT will play a…

Norway Approves Ammonia Bunkering Terminal

Mar 25, 2024

The Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection gave their approval to the construction of the planned ammonia bunkering facility at Fjord Base in Florø, Norway.The planned terminal consists of a floating stationary barge with a capacity of 1…

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…

Exxon Mobil Continues to Ramp Up LNG Portfolio

Mar 22, 2024

Exxon Mobil is ahead of schedule with its plan to double the size of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) portfolio to 40 million tons per annum (mtpa) by 2030 and will focus on selling its own gas rather than trading that of third parties, said Peter Clarke…

Port of Skagen and Maersk’s Stillstrom Partner Up to Decarbonize Anchorage Zone

Mar 18, 2024

The Port of Skagen and Maersk’s offshore vessel-charging venture Stillstrom have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly explore the integration of offshore power and charging solutions into the anchorage zone of the Danish port known as Skagen Anchorage…

DP World and Masdar Team Up to Power Port Operations with Renewables

Feb 26, 2024

DP World has signed a partnership agreement with Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) to explore and implement renewable energy systems across its global port operations in the Middle East and Africa.The agreement aims to facilitate the…

Marine Power R&D Insights: Matt Hart, Wabtec Corporation

Feb 13, 2024

Matt Hart, Manager & Platform Leader, Marine & Stationary Power Systems, Wabtec, offers insights on how the megatrends of decarbonization, energy transition and autonomy all inspire and impact the marine power solutions from Wabtec.Matt, to start us off…

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…

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…

The Power of Offshore Molecule Production

Oct 20, 2023

Energy ecosystems are evolving as the value of offshore power-to-X production is being realized.Flexible and delivered in long lengths on reels in a fast-track operation, thermoplastic composite pipeline can transfer up to nine times the amount of energy as a cable and can be used to store hydrogen…

Blue Hydrogen: A Key Player in the Future of Energy Transition

Feb 12, 2023

The energy sector is undergoing a transformation, with a growing focus on cleaner energy sources and technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to a more sustainable future. In this context, hydrogen is emerging as a key player in the energy transition…

Floating Wind to Drive U.S West Coast Port Developments

Jan 30, 2023

In recent State of the Port address, the first held since 2020, the Port of Long Beach’s Executive Director Mario Cordero discussed the port’s plan to support California’s emerging floating wind industry.The Port of Long Beach has not yet been identified as a marshalling port for any one project…

AiP for Ammonia Floating Storage and Regasification Barge (A-FSRB)

Jan 05, 2023

ClassNK issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for an ammonia floating storage and regasification barge (A-FSRB) jointly developed by NYK Line, Nihon Shipyard Co., Ltd. (NSY), and IHI Corporation (IHI), reportedly the world's first AiP for A-FSRBs handling ammonia as cargo…

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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