Month: June 2018

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Engineering and Technology, Innovation, Research and development, Shipping, Technology

Could blockchain transform transport?

Blockchain technology has potential to save millions of dollars for the world’s transport and logistics companies. As a means of creating secure, tamper-proof records in real time, blockchain technology is attracting the attention of the transport and logistics industry. The ability for every member of a supply chain to associate the […]

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Energy, Engineering and Technology, Renewables, Research and development, Shipping, Technology, Trains, Transport

Wind turbine installation the long and windy road

Maximising returns from a wind turbine typically means locating it in an exposed place – on the top of a hill or increasingly out at sea. Developing equipment to access these locations has emerged as an industry in its own right. “Wind power is leading the charge in the transition […]

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Design, Energy, Shipping

Electric shipping

Across the world, we are seeing an increasing number of plans by countries to phase out in the coming years use of diesel in transport onshore. Now people are asking, with shipping, if electricity could replace diesel, especially with the prospect of the introduction of tougher emission standards over the […]

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Asia, Eastern Europe, Energy, Energy Trading, Europe, Pipelines

Russia’s Gas Pipeline Network Revised

Russia’s Gazprom, in which the government holds a controlling stake, is responsible for about 11% of global gas output. In 2016, it extracted 419.1 Bcm of natural and associated gas, 15.9 million tons of gas condensate and 268.9 Bboe (39.3 million tons of oil). Gazprom is a vertically integrated energy […]

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Africa, coal, Energy, Energy Management, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Gas, Investment, Lighting, Liquid Natural Gas, Power, Power Grid

Key trends in Africa’s power sector

Africa has always been a land of opportunity, promise and risk for investors; however, many of its economic dreams have been handicapped by the shortage of reliable and affordable energy supplies in many areas, whilst in its rural areas over 600 million people have no access to power supplies. In addition, […]