Engineering and Technology

Engineering and Technology, Innovation, International Maritime Organization, Shipping

Cyber pirates terrorising the high seas

Fancy security hardware and software alone will not be not enough to prevent cyber crime. Industry and corporate culture are also crucial to make sure that developers, operations staff and partners work harmoniously together to manage security in central enterprise applications and infrastructure, and in distributed/edge IoT-enabled ships and vessels.

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Engineering and Technology, Innovation, Liquid Natural Gas, Shipping, Technology

Hybrid ships take to the high seas

Hybrid ships that voyage across the deep blue could very well be the key to unlocking environmental sustainability. The dream is alluring. A sleek ship on a sparkling sea, set against a sky of the purest blue, cleanliness and healthiness embodied in luxury. The reality is painfully different. Shipping is a major […]

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Energy, Energy Management, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Engineering and Technology, Europe, Journalism, Power, Power Grid, Renewables, Reports, Research and development

Nicholas Newman publishes two new reports on European renewables

Today, energy journalist Nicholas Newman releases two reports on the renewable energy sector in Europe. One report covers the wind sector and the other report, the solar sector. Both reports, are free to down load. These reports describe technological, market, policy, regulatory progress, and challenges that are facing stakeholders in […]

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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 […]