California Energy Commission adopts offshore wind goals: 5GW by 2030, 25 GW by 2045

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The California Energy Commission (CEC) adopted a report establishing offshore wind goals and moving the state one step closer to development of the clean energy resource off California’s coast. 2022) “Potential Impacts of Floating Wind Turbine Technology for Marine Species and Habitats.”

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First Very Large Crude Carrier with wind-assisted propulsion delivered in China

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DSIC) has delivered the wind-assisted Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) New Aden to China Merchant Energy Shipping Co., Market Background Ports and Marine WindDalian Shipbuilding Industry Co.

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Kongsberg launches first full-scale hydrogen-based marine propulsion system; HySeas III

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Hydrogen fuel will be generated through wind power at the ferry port. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Ports and MarineKongsberg has tested and verified a full-scale, full-size, zero-emissions drivetrain powered by hydrogen fuel cells designed for ships and ferries.

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Biden Administration launching offshore wind offensive

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The Biden Administration announced a series of measures to support rapid offshore wind deployment, including designation of a new wind energy area and targeting the deployment of 30 GW of offshore wind by 2030. New Wind Energy Area. The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is announcing a new priority Wind Energy Area in the New York Bight—an area of shallow waters between Long Island and the New Jersey coast.

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Wärtsilä to collaborate with Anemoi Marine Technologies in future sales of Rotor Sail solutions

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The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) tied to a License and Cooperation agreement with UK-based Anemoi Marine Technologies for the future sales and servicing of Rotor Sail solutions to the shipping industry.

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Carbon Clean and Liquid Wind partner on eMethanol production for marine fuel

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Carbon Clean, a developer of low-cost carbon capture technology, has entered into an agreement with power-to-fuels developer Liquid Wind. Within the Liquid Wind facility, the CO 2 will then be combined with renewable hydrogen to form the carbon-neutral liquid fuel, eMethanol. When used as marine fuel, eMethanol reduces carbon emissions by 94% compared to current fossil fuels.

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Jumbo completes transportation part of its largest job: T&I for Yunlin offshore wind

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Representing a significant milestone in the largest job in its history, Jumbo has completed the transportation element of its Transport & Installation contract for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The transport of the offshore wind substructures is now completed.

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Cargill and BAR Technologies bringing wind propulsion to bulk cargo ships

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Cargill and BAR Technologies have embarked on a strategic project with naval architect Deltamarin to bring cutting edge wind propulsion technology to commercial shipping. The project will see BAR Technology’s WindWings—large, solid wing sails that measure up to 45 meters in height—fitted to the deck of bulk cargo ships to harness the power of the wind and reduce CO 2 emissions by as much as 30%. Emissions Fuel Efficiency Ports and Marine Wind

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A Brooklyn marine terminal is going to become a major offshore wind hub

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Norwegian energy giant Equinor and UK-headquartered bp announced yesterday that they have made an agreement with New York City to transform the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal into a major offshore wind operations and staging hub.

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ICCT life-cycle analysis finds no climate benefit in using LNG as marine fuel

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LNG emits approximately 25% less CO 2 than conventional marine fuels in providing the same amount of propulsion power. The most popular LNG marine engine—low-pressure dual fuel (LPDF), medium-speed, four-stroke—is also the leakiest.

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Enviva and MOL to develop sail-powered bulk carrier to cut GHG emissions in biomass supply chain; Wind Challenger hard sail

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Lines (MOL), a leading global marine transport group, signed a memorandum of understanding agreement to develop and to deploy an environmentally friendly bulk carrier. MOL has been jointly studying the wind technology with cross-industrial partners.

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Ulstein introduces second hydrogen vessel design: J102 hydrogen hybrid wind turbine installation vessel

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The ULSTEIN J102 zero emission wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), can operate 75% of the time in zero emission mode. Fuel Cells Hybrids Hydrogen Hydrogen Storage Ports and MarineUlstein has introduced its second hydrogen hybrid vessel design for the offshore industry.

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Norsepower signs agreement with Dalian Shipbuilding to install Rotor Sails onboard two newbuild CO2 carrier vessels

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Norsepower Oy, a global provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, announced a contract with Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. for delivery of single Rotor Sails onboard two newbuild liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered, wind-assisted CO? Market Background Ports and Marine Wind

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EDP, TechnipFMC and partners to develop a concept study for green hydrogen production from offshore wind: BEHYOND

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coordinator and the entity responsible for the implementation of several phases: the strategic evaluation of the offshore wind-to-hydrogen market; the definition of viable business cases; and the technology roadmap to reach commercial maturity. Emissions Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Wind

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Ørsted acquiring 45% ownership of Liquid Wind FlagshipONE e-methanol project

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Ørsted and Liquid Wind AB have reached an agreement under which Ørsted will acquire a 45% ownership share of Liquid Wind AB’s FlagshipONE e-methanol project. Liquid Wind AB plans to establish a series of facilities across Sweden to decarbonize the maritime sector, of which FlagshipONE will be the first. Ørsted and Liquid Wind AB expect to commission FlagshipONE in 2024, subject to final investment decision, which could happen as soon as 2022.

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Liquid Wind raises €4M in equity to produce eFuel

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Liquid Wind has closed its Series A funding round, securing €4M in equity investment. The investment will be used for the development of Liquid Wind’s first eMethanol production facility, and support plans for further facilities. A Power-to-Fuel company, Liquid Wind will develop and finance facilities to produce carbon-neutral liquid fuel, eMethanol. When used as marine fuel, eMethanol reduces carbon emissions by 94% compared to current fossil fuels.

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Norsepower announces installation of five tiltable rotor sails on newbuild VLOC chartered by Vale

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the leading global provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, announced the installation of five tilting Rotor Sails ( earlier post ) on board a new-build Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) chartered by Vale, the Brazilian mining company. Norsepower Oy Ltd.,

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Michelin to ship tires on sail-powered cargo ships

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NEOLINE’s decarbonized shipping service relies on wind energy as the main propulsion for its 136m cargo ships with 4200 m 2 of sails. Market Background Ports and Marine Tires WindThe Michelin Group recently signed a transport commitment with the French shipping line NEOLINE.

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Expleo develops closed-loop, e-methanol fuel cell solution for global shipping

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Expleo modeled its system-of-systems solution on the multi-tasking Bibby Wavemaster 1 , a vessel used to service offshore wind farms. —Jonathan Taylor, VP of Marine, Expleo. Carbon Capture and Conversion (CCC) Fuel Cells Fuels Market Background Methanol Ports and Marine

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Viking Grace LNG ferry to install rotor sail; first LNG/wind electric propulsion hybrid ship

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a provider of low- maintenance, software-operated, and data-verified auxiliary wind propulsion systems, signed an agreement with Finnish shipping company Viking Line to install its Rotor Sail Solution onboard the M/S Viking Grace , an LNG-fueled cruise ferry. Viking Grace is set to be retrofitted with one medium-sized Norsepower Rotor Sail unit that is 24m in height and 4m in diameter, making it the first LNG/wind electric propulsion hybrid ship. Norsepower Oy Ltd.,

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Creative Greenius and the Marine Exchange Transformation

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environment renewable energy solar power Creative Greenius EcoAd EcoMedia EducationAd Joe Galliani Marine Exchange Paul Polizzotto Port of Los Angeles WellnessAd wind powerFor those of you wondering what your friendly neighborhood Greenius does when he’s not blogging or hanging out with 999 other climate activists at Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leadership Corps training , the answer is he works for a living.

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DNV awards API to DSME for new rotor sail system for ultra-large vessels

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Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) announced that DNV has awarded an Approval in Principle (AIP) for the new DSME Rotor Sail System, designed for ultra-large crude oil carriers and LNG carriers. Market Background Ports and Marine Wind

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Newbuild bulk carrier to be equipped with 5 Norsepower tiltable rotor sails

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the leading global provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, announced its first newbuild order—the installation of a record five tilting Rotor Sails ( earlier post ) on board a large bulk carrier. Fuel Efficiency Market Background Ports and Marine Vehicle Systems Wind

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Construction begins on the US’ first-ever offshore wind farm service operations vessel

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The US offshore wind industry is ramping up quickly, and so too are the essential industries that will support it. The post Construction begins on the US’ first-ever offshore wind farm service operations vessel appeared first on Electrek.

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Creative Greenius and the Marine Exchange Transformation

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environment renewable energy solar power Creative Greenius EcoAd EcoMedia EducationAd Joe Galliani Marine Exchange Paul Polizzotto Port of Los Angeles WellnessAd wind powerFor those of you wondering what your friendly neighborhood Greenius does when he’s not blogging or hanging out with 999 other climate activists at Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leadership Corps training , the answer is he works for a living.

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Norsepower unveils first tiltable rotor sail installation with Sea-Cargo agreement

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the leading global provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, and SEA-CARGO, leading logistics provider in the North Sea market, announced an agreement to install two of Norsepower’s largest Rotor Sails ( earlier post ) on board the SC Connector , a sidedoor Ro-Ro. Norsepower Oy Ltd.,

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UK companies in $2.5M project to develop marine magnetically geared propulsion motor; potential 10% efficiency gain

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Rolls Royce, magnetic gear company Magnomatics and electric motor company ATB Laurence Scott are partnering in a two-year, £1.7-million (US$2.5-million) project to develop an electric Magnetically Geared Propulsion Motor (MGPM) for marine applications. The highly efficient (MGPM) may offer significant benefits for marine propulsion by increasing the electrical efficiency by up to 7% compared to existing state of the art electrical machines. Motors Ports and Marine

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Scandlines installing Norsepower’s rotor sail solution on board hybrid ferry

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Ferry operator Scandlines signed an agreement with Norsepower Oy Ltd, leading clean technology and engineering company pioneering modern wind propulsion technology, to install Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution on board the M/V Copenhagen , a hybrid passenger ferry. The Norsepower Rotor Sail is the first data-verified and commercially operational auxiliary wind propulsion technology for the global maritime industry. Hybrids Ports and Marine Wind

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VoltH2 & North Sea Port sign agreement to develop green hydrogen plant

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Europe Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Infrastructure Ports and Marine WindVoltH2 is preparing to build a green hydrogen plant in North Sea Port and has signed a cooperation agreement for its construction in Vlissingen.

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H2Carrier receives AiP from DNV for P2XFloater floating hydrogen and ammonia facility

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H2Carrier developed the P2XFloater concept in a close co-operation with leading maritime and process engineering companies in Norway, thus building on decades of experience and competence from the oil & gas sector, the marine industry and the offshore wind installation industry.

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Eco Marine Power unveils Aquarius eco ship concept

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Japan-based Eco Marine Power Co. EMP) unveiled a concept ship design incorporating its Aquarius Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) System. This concept design is called the Aquarius Eco Ship and is part of Eco Marine Power’s ongoing development efforts aimed at moving shipping towards a more sustainable future. Eco Marine Power is now seeking to work with a shipyard or shipping company in order to further develop the Aquarius Eco Ship concept.

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Wärtsilä introducing first marine application of LNG-fueled version of world’s most efficient 4-stroke diesel

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This will be the first marine application for the dual-fuel version. It evaluates the wind and sea forces affecting the vessel to provide advanced motion prediction and has a configurable prediction time display.

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Norsepower Rotor Sails delivered 8.2% fuel savings in year-long sea trials

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The Rotor Sails deliver auxiliary wind propulsion to the vessel—which has operated in conditions ranging from tropical climate to arctic conditions in Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia—thereby optimizing energy efficiency and reducing fuel consumption. We see wind technology as one of the technologies that can give us a real breakthrough in reducing CO 2 and help us achieve our emission-reduction target of 30% by 2021. Fuel Efficiency Ports and Marine Wind

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Toyota Motor Europe invests in EODev to expand hydrogen solutions

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It is the world's first hydrogen-powered boat, capable of producing its own hydrogen on-board from seawater thanks to solar, wind and hydro power. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Market Background Ports and Marine

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Wärtsilä hits methanol milestone with first newbuild engine order

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A new Offshore Wind Installation Vessel (WIV) being built for Dutch contracting company Van Oord at Yantai CIMC Raffles shipyard in China will be powered by five Wärtsilä 32 engines capable of operating with methanol. Engines Methanol Ports and Marine

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NTNU study finds ships’ and spare parts’ contribution to offshore wind power lifecycle impacts has been underestimated

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Components: WT = wind turbine; Fnd = foundation; EC = electrical connections, including substation; Inst = installation; IOo = input-output, other; Mnt = Maintenance, excluding replacement parts; RP = replacement parts; EOL = end-of-life. ships and spare parts”—to the total life cycle impacts of offshore wind power. While offshore wind power technology is based on onshore wind technology, there are important differences, they note.

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TECO 2030 aims to build hydrogen fuel cell gigafactory in Norway

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We are optimizing fuel cells from the bottom up for heavy-duty marine use. TECO 2030 plans to deliver a marine hydrogen solution that is more efficient, compact and durable than fuel cells based on modified automotive stacks.

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CMA CGM creates US$1.5B fund to accelerate energy transition in shipping and logistics

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It is committed to enabling these facilities to generate enough carbon-free electricity (wind, solar, biomass-fueled, hydrogen-fueled) to become energy self-sufficient. It is also supporting SeaOrbiter, a prototype marine research vessel and floating oceanographic laboratory designed by French architect Jacques Rougerie that is exploring pathways to the emerging blue economy. Biomethane / RNG Electric (Battery) Fuels Hydrogen Market Background Ports and Marine

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Wärtsilä to deliver first dedicated methanol fuel supply system for ships

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The MethanolPac fuel supply system and Wärtsilä 32 Methanol engine comprise a full solution for methanol in marine applications. Wärtsilä will host a webinar exploring the use of methanol as fuel in the marine sector and its new methanol engine and fuel supply technology on 22 March.

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Toyota REXH2 fuel cell module successfully tested on boat over more than 7,000 nautical miles, including trans-Atlantic crossings

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While the Energy Observer boat’s main propulsion comes from electricity directly generated from sun and wind, the HYNOVA Yacht is a battery electric boat, supplemented with the Hydrogen Range Extender with the Toyota fuel cell at its core. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Ports and Marine

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AqualisBraemar LOC joins HYSEAS III hydrogen fuel-cell vessel project for vessel design

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HYSEAS III follows HYSEAS I and HYSEAS II, and aims to build on the previous projects’ findings by demonstrating that fuel cells may be successfully integrated with a proven marine hybrid electric drive system (electric propulsion, control gear, batteries etc.),

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Wärtsilä launches major test program towards carbon-free solutions with hydrogen and ammonia

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Wärtsilä says that the test results are very encouraging, with one test engine performing very well when running on a fuel with 70% ammonia content at a typical marine load range. For the marine market, the company expects to have an engine running on an ammonia blend already this year.

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Siemens increases stake in ocean power specialist Marine Current Turbines to 45%

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Siemens is increasing its stake in Britain’s Marine Current Turbines Ltd. MCT), a maker of horizontal-axis marine current turbines, to 45%. Siemens had acquired a minor stake in MCT in February 2010, thereby entering the marine tidal current sector. We will actively shape the commercialization process of innovative marine current power plants. The former Renewable Energy Division was split into two new divisions: Wind Power and Solar & Hydro.

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