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Shipping, Technology

Digitisation in SHIPPING IS HERE TO STAY

By Freelance journalist and copywriter Nicholas Newman https://www.nicnewmanoxford.com/ Digitisation has the power to transform the shipping industry, from the design and construction of ships, to the contracts and logistics of payments and custom clearance. Wholesale application of digitisation technologies (including robotics, internet-of-things, and block-chain) could change the face of the global […]

Afroil, Eniday, International Maritime Organization, Liquid Natural Gas, National Grid, Oil, Oxfordprospect, Pipelines, Pipelines Gas Journal, Power, Power Grid, Quatre Ltd, Renewables, Shipping, Technology, Transport

RECENT WORK COMPLETED FOR CLIENTS IN OCTOBER

Here are a few examples describing or introducing some of my recent energy journalism, copyediting, copywriting and other corporate communication work, which I have completed for various clients during the month of October. AFROIL BP IN AFRICA To meet increasing global demand for cleaner energy from industry and the power […]

Design, Energy, Engineers, Health and Safety, Innovation, National Grid, Pipelines, Technology

How drones are aiding the energy sector

Nicholas Newman Eniday October 2017 Drones play a vital role in many parts of the global energy sector… They are used to inspect and assess the condition of assets, such as energy distribution networks, power plants, pipelines and rigs. They are replacing humans in a variety of dangerous tasks, thus reducing risk […]

Energy, Energy Saving, Environment, Industrial coatings, Liquid Natural Gas, Oil, Power, Renewables, Technology, Transport, Wind Power

Turning Shipping Green

By Nicholas Newman energy journalist and copywriter www.nicnewmanoxford.com Under The International Maritime Organization’s regulations, ships built after 2025 will be 30 percent more efficient, with better engines, cleaner fuels and smarter speed management. In anticipation, ship designers, builders and engine manufacturers are currently working on improving energy efficiency with a new engine, […]

coal, Energy, Gas, Oil, Power, Solar power, Wind Power

Energy Prices Forecast 2020

Nicholas Newman Energy journalist and copywriter www.nicnewmanoxford.com Predicting the direction, let alone the degree of change in energy prices is tricky and revisions are common. Transport, power and industry, as the major consumers of fossil fuels will be the major beneficiaries of any reduction or plateauing of oil and gas prices. Coal-fired […]

Afrelec, Africa, construction, Energy, Lighting, Liquid Natural Gas, National Grid, Power

Ghana’s green projects

Nicholas Newman Afrelec October 2017 Since taking office in January 2017, President Nana Akufo-Addo, alarmed that Ghana’s dash for electricity risked swinging from power shortages to a power glut  — and paying too much in the process –   has applied the brakes on the power procurement process. Renewable power projects, […]