Shipping

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 […]

Energy, Energy Trading, Engineers, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Pipelines, Shipping, Technology, Trains, Transport

The fuel of future is gas

Nicholas Newman Eniday December 2016 The first liquefied natural gas tanker ship passed through the expanded Panama Canal on July 25, hauling gas from the U.S. Gulf Coast. The shortcut means less time and money spent getting American gas across the Pacific. Natural gas it’s cheap, burns cleaner than other fossil […]

Africa, Asia, Energy, Energy Trading, Gas, Innovation, Liquid Natural Gas, Pipelines, Shipping, South Africa, South East Asia, South East Europe, Technology, Transport

Virtual pipelines a solution for small scale LNG

Nicholas Newman Never heard of virtual pipelines, well I had better explain they are scheduled shipments of oil and gas transported by barge, ship, rail or road tanker to customers located beyond existing pipeline networks. Here is a snap-shot of some of the market developments and innovations worldwide concerned with virtual LNG […]

Britain, Eniday, Exploration and Production, Gas, Northern Europe, Oil, Shipping, Transport, Wind Power

What’s next for Britain’s oil capital?

Nicholas Newman Eniday August 2016 Last year, the UK’s oil and gas sector suffered a 30 percent drop in revenues, 43 percent of the North Sea fields operated at a loss and 65,000 jobs were lost. Likewise, investment in new projects took a hit, falling from an average of £8 billion […]

Energy, Eniday, Shipping, Technology

Sailing the seas

Nicholas Newman Eniday June 2016 Today, around 90 per cent of the world’s trade in goods, is carried by sea. According to Shipping Intelligence Weekly, there were approximately 58,000 cargo carrying ships operating in June 2012. It has been calculated that maritime shipping is responsible for emitting over 1 billion tons […]

Africa, Gas, Investment, Power, Power Grid, Shipping, South Africa

South Africa announces first step towards imported LNG

  Nicholas Newman Flame Europe’s Leading Natural Gas & LNG Conference June 2016 In response to chronic power shortages, South Africa’s Department of Energy (DOE) plans to expand total generating capacity by 40 GW by 2025, with a mix of more environmentally friendly fuels such as renewables, hydro, nuclear power and natural […]

Energy, Energy Saving, Eniday, Oil, Renewables, Research and development, Shipping, Technology, Transport, Western Europe, Wind Power

US military’s cleantech

Nicholas Newman Eniday February 2016 With an annual energy bill of $20 billion the US Department of Defence is under pressure to cut its bills and improve energy security. According to Pew’s new report, “Power Surge”, the DOD aims to satisfy 25 percent of its energy consumption from renewable sources in the […]