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Neptune employs Fugro for subsea inspection in North Sea

Rate this article By Nermina Kulovic Neptune Energy has awarded a subsea inspection contract to geo-data specialist, Fugro, which will employ remote monitoring technology to survey subsea structures at the Cygnus gas field in the UK’s… … Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today

Voith propellers for new Østensjø offshore wind vessels

Rate this article By Nadja Skopljak Voith has received an order to deliver eight electric Voith Schneider Propellers (eVSP) to Østensjø for four new offshore wind supply vessels. According to Voith, with this new type of gearless propeller, the permanent-magnet synchronous motor is directly integrated into the VSP. The drive system combines the technology of…

Wärtsilä spearheading ammonia marine fuel test

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä, is set to start the world’s first long term, full-scale, testing of ammonia as a fuel in a marine four-stroke combustion engine. Courtesy of Wärtsilä The test will be run in cooperation with Knutsen OAS Shipping and Repsol, as well as with the Sustainable…

Wärtsilä, Pastrovich Studio to design sustainable hybrid boutique cruise vessel

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has signed a partnership agreement with Monaco-based architect and yacht designer Stefano Pastrovich on the design of innovative, sustainable superyachts for the boutique cruise sector. As explained, the design will feature a fully-integrated combination of hybrid propulsion and solar panels for minimal environmental impact and…

Keel laid for 1st MSC Cruises’ LNG-powered ship

Rate this article By Mirza Duran French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique is moving forward with the construction of the first LNG-powered vessels for cruise operator MSC Cruises. Image: MSC Cruises Chantiers held a keel-laying ceremony for the LNG-powered cruiser, first such vessel to be constructed in France, on Monday. The 205,000 gross ton cruiser MSC…

NYK: World’s 1st global hydrogen supply chain demonstration project starts

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic The world’s first international demonstration operation to transport hydrogen has begun. The project members are conducting a demonstration operation for the construction of an international hydrogen supply chain. Launched by the Advanced Hydrogen Energy Chain Association for Technology Development (AHEAD), the project is subsidized by the New Energy and…

Fastwater partners to explore commercialisation of methanol as green marine fuel

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic A consortium of Europe’s maritime research and technology leaders have launched the Fastwater project to demonstrate the feasibility of retrofit and newbuild vessels to operate on methanol as a pathway to fossil-free shipping. With funding from the European Commission, Fastwater will focus on high impact outcomes, designing solutions for…

GTT nets China LNG tanks gig

Rate this article By Mirza Duran France’s GTT has secured an order to design two storage tanks for Beijing Gas Group’s Tianjin Nangang LNG terminal in China. Image: GTT The LNG containment specialist won the contract from China Huanqiu Contracting & Engineering. GTT said that the 220,000-cbm tanks will be the largest land storage tanks…

eCap Mobility wins DNV GL AiP for maritime application of Re-Fire fuel cells

Rate this article By Jasmina Ovcina Classification society DNV GL has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) for a concept of maritime Re-Fire fuel cell application, jointly developed by electric mobility solutions provider eCap and fuel cell technology developer Re-Fire Technology. Re-Fire fuel cells; Image credit:Ecap/ReFire The partnership was launched back in 2019 as the…