Shipping

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Innovation, International Maritime Organization, Renewables, Shipping, Solar power

Shipping industry trends

Over the next few decades, the global shipping industry is likely to see several major changes in the technologies and fuels it uses to meet the changing challenges in the environment, regulation, and markets. We already seeing the adoption of pioneering new technologies, materials, and fuels used by shipping worldwide. […]

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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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Design, Shipping, Technology

Why Adaptation Is the New Reality for Offshore Wind Energy Logistics

Everything about the wind energy business is getting bigger. For example, current turbines averaging 4.1 MW with a hub height of 90 meters will soon be replaced by 11-MW giants with hubs 125 meters off sea level and blades spanning 190 meters. Their blade tips will cut the air at well over […]