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HST Harri

Third Fast Crew Supplier 2710, HST Harri, Delivered by Damen to High Speed Transfers

The HST Harri is booked to start immediately on a five-year contract in the North Sea with wind farm operator MHI Vestas, where her duties will include delivering personnel and equipment to multiple sites.

Comments Off on Third Fast Crew Supplier 2710, HST Harri, Delivered by Damen to High Speed Transfers / 5th November 2019

offshore wind farm

BUMAX Wins Large Order for Belgian Offshore Wind Farm

BUMAX won the order to supply stainless studs, nuts and washers for the 219 MW “Northwester 2” offshore wind power plants thanks to its capability to provide high strength fasteners with excellent corrosion resistance that are suitable for extremely challenging North Sea conditions.

Comments Off on BUMAX Wins Large Order for Belgian Offshore Wind Farm / 3rd November 2019

damen rsv

Seafast Marine’s RSV Isle of Jura Named at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld

The RSV was commissioned by Seafast Marine for use in the offshore and onshore wind industries. As a business based in Ross-shire in Scotland, Seafast Marine was happy to see it painted in the colours of the country’s Saint Andrew’s flag.

Comments Off on Seafast Marine’s RSV Isle of Jura Named at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld / 1st November 2019

climate change

Climate Change Is Driving Plankton Towards the Poles

None of us were prepared for what climate change would bring to the world. More than 7,000 years ago, the last ice age ended abruptly signaling the beginning of the modern climate era.

No Comments / 28th October 2019

Coral Reefs

These Restoration Projects for Coral Reefs Prove That It’s Not Too Late Yet

The last 30 years has seen the death of 50% of the world’s coral reefs and up to 90% may die in the next century including 29 reefs with World Heritage sites.

No Comments / 25th October 2019

FMSI and Clean Marine AS Announce Intention to Merge

The Merger will better position Clean Marine to fulfil the needs of its customers and meet the rising demand for EGCS following the implementation of the new limits on sulphur emissions that come into effect on January 1, 2020.

Comments Off on FMSI and Clean Marine AS Announce Intention to Merge / 25th October 2019

Global Wind Propulsion Service Network to Strengthen as Norsepower Signs Service Agreeement with Wärtsilä

With the growth of Norsepower’s manufacturing capacity and increased global demand for its Rotor Sails, the collaboration will help the organisation work at scale and further strengthen its customer service offering in cooperation with Wärtsilä’s global supplier network.

Comments Off on Global Wind Propulsion Service Network to Strengthen as Norsepower Signs Service Agreeement with Wärtsilä / 17th October 2019

plastic waste

Plastic Waste: Research Says That Our Plastic Waste Is Harming Sharks and Rays

The problem with plastic waste has long been a cause of debate for many countries around the world. But while several efforts have been made to help lessen the world’s waste, hundreds of sharks and rays are still dying.

1 Comment / 11th October 2019

marine pollution

Marine Pollution: What’s Really Causing It?

According to studies, the leading causes of ocean pollution include industrial waste, sewage, thermal pollution and nuclear waste.

No Comments / 10th October 2019

AecorLink AB Awarded Contract by Viking Line to Deliver High-speed Broadband

The demand for fast broadband is constantly increasing and with this new project it will satisfy the present and the future demand for the ferry operator itself, its guests and the crew.

Comments Off on AecorLink AB Awarded Contract by Viking Line to Deliver High-speed Broadband / 4th October 2019

renewable wind energy

To Support Expansion of Norsepower Rotor Sail Technology, OGCI Climate Investments Leads €8 Million Investment

The investment enables Norsepower to scale up production at its manufacturing facilities as part of a next phase of commercialisation triggered by demand for its renewable wind energy propulsion systems.

Comments Off on To Support Expansion of Norsepower Rotor Sail Technology, OGCI Climate Investments Leads €8 Million Investment / 29th September 2019

climate action

UN Climate Action Summit: Maritime Shipping’s Moon-shot Ambition Announced

The Getting to Zero Coalition will lead the push for shipping’s decarbonization with the mutual goal of having commercially viable zero emission vessels operating along deep sea trade routes by 2030.

Comments Off on UN Climate Action Summit: Maritime Shipping’s Moon-shot Ambition Announced / 23rd September 2019

ballast water

Ballast Water Management Convention Deadline: InvaSave Proves Ready to Help Vessel Owners in Time

This summer the InvaSave crew teamed up with local service provider Tradebe Santander  (Tradebe Company) to receive ballast water from a tanker in Gijon. What appears to be a simple exercise has significant ramifications for all operational vessels – particularly older builds.

Comments Off on Ballast Water Management Convention Deadline: InvaSave Proves Ready to Help Vessel Owners in Time / 16th September 2019

Maritime CIO Forum in Rotterdam on 19th September

With topical presentations, panel discussions, Q&A sessions and innovator’s showcase the day is set to be both informative and engaging.

Comments Off on Maritime CIO Forum in Rotterdam on 19th September / 16th September 2019

rising sea levels

Sea Levels Are Rising and Here’s Why

Climate change is still the number one cause of rising sea levels. Burning fossil fuel adds more greenhouse gas into the atmosphere, which traps heats and increases the temperature of the earth.

No Comments / 2nd September 2019

endangered marine mammals

The Last Days of These Endangered Marine Mammals?

The world has changed so much over the last few years. Unfortunately, these changes also caused the demise of some of the world’s most important animals.

No Comments / 1st September 2019