Alternative Energy
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…
In a reminder that there's more to offshore wind farms than turbines, Germany shipbuilder Nordic Yards has started construction work on its third offshore transformer platform, SylWin Alpha, which is to be installed west of …
Cape Wind has selected a joint venture team of Flatiron Construction Corp., Cal Dive International, Inc. (NYSE:DVR), and Cashman Equipment Corp. as its construction contractor to build America's first offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound.…
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell says that the Virginia Marine Resources Commission has voted unanimously to approve proposed construction of a 479-foot-tall, five-megawatt wind turbine generator prototype in the lower Chesapeake Bay, three miles off the…
Denmark's A2SEA (owned 51 percent by DONG Energy and 49 percent by Siemens Wind Power) has signed a contract with Chinese shibuilder COSCO Shipyard Group Co., Ltd., for the construction of a new jack-up vessel…
The tides of the New Jersey shore have enough energy to power 200,000 homes says a new study released by Natural Currents Energy Services, LLC, a company focused on developing tidal power generation. The report…
BMT Nigel Gee Ltd., a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd., is collaborating with offshore wind farm support vessel operator Turbine Transfers of Holyhead, Anglesey, U.K., on the design of a 19 m WSV catamaran utilizing…
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