Alternative Energy
OCTOBER 18, 2012 — U.K.-based Turbine Transfers has awarded Austal a new contract worth about GBP 10.5 million (about $17 million) for the design and construction of three offshore wind farm support vessels. The 27…
AUGUST 20, 2012 — Singapore's Keppel FELS shipyard is on track to deliver an advanced multi-purpose offshore wind turbine installation ship to the Seafox Group, ahead of time and with an impressive safety record. Built…
AUGUST 8, 2012 — Germanischer Lloyd (GL) is to class the six trimaran SWATH WindServer wind farm support vessels that Norwegian shipbuilder Fjellstrand has on order for Denmark's World Marine Offshore A/S (see earlier story).…
JUNE 15, 2012 — Norwegian shipbuilder Fjellstrand has broken into the wind farm support vessel market with an innovative trimaran SWATH design, the WindServer. Ejsberg, Denmark, based World Maritime Offshore A/S has ordered six of…
JUNE 6, 2012 —IHC Merwede is getting into the tidal energy market. It has signed an agreement to acquire Wave Rotor technology from Ecofys. With this acquisition, IHC Merwede is secured highly developed knowledge and…
JUNE 6, 2012 —IHC Merwede is getting into the tidal energy market. It has signed an agreement to acquire Wave Rotor technology from Ecofys. With this acquisition, IHC Merwede is secured highly developed knowledge and…
JUNE 5, 2012 — ABS has concluded a study on the technical feasibility of floating wind turbines for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). The goal was to determine how floating structures and…
JUNE 4, 2012 — The Maritime Administration announced today its analysis of a test conducted with algae-based biofuel on one of its large commercial-size vessels. The research used marine engines aboard the Great Lakes Maritime…
MAY 17, 2012: Incat Crowther reports the launch of ASP Tyne and ASP Thames, two 18 m catamaran wind farm service craft at Topaz Marine's Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., shipyard. Built for ASP Holdings in the…
Gamesa and Newport News Shipbuilding have agreed to suspend the development of a prototype offshore wind turbine once they have completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) stage of the project. Plans for installation of an…
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