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BLOCKCHAIN PROJECT TO IMPROVE PORT EFFICIENCY

Associated British Ports (ABP) will be working with a digital logistics enabler to create one of Europe’s first detailed pilot programmes to use blockchain technology to improve port connectivity.   The agreement with Marine Transport International (MTI) will see ABP participating a blockchain solution to improve shipments efficiency. “This MOU with MTI is a demonstration… Read more »

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Energy transition offers innovators a competitive edge through “carbon robust” ship designs

DNV GL – Maritime has released its second Maritime Forecast to 2050, part of a suite of Energy Transition Outlook (ETO) reports launched today in London. The Forecast provides an independent forecast of the maritime energy future and examines how the energy transition will affect the shipping industry. “The energy transition is undeniable,” says Remi… Read more »

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Smart Ports and Supply Chain Technologies conference(SPSC18) Countdown: Prioritising Supply Chain Logisitcs

Last week we previewed the first day of the Smart Ports and Supply Chain Technologies conference (#SPSC18). We revealed the range of subjects our speakers and panellists will be discussing, such as blockchain, port digitization and collaboration between ports and terminals. To learn more about developments in the maritime industry and to prepare yourself for… Read more »

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Swedish renewable energy company Seabased has joined in a venture to develop a wave energy projects in the Canary Islands. The undersea view of a potential Seabased array   The Canary Islands are a group of autonomous islands off the coast of North Africa and they rely heavily on diesel for electricity production, heating and… Read more »

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OFFSHORE WIND PARTNERSHIP PROJECT TEST SUCCESS

An offshore wind partnership has completed successful testing of innovative new installation technology which promises to reduce underwater noise and costs. The BLUE Hammer is designed to reduce underwater noise levels by up to 20 dB (SEL) and reduce fatigue damage during installation by up to 90% Photo: The Carbon Trust   The Carbon Trust… Read more »

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RECORD POWER FOR TIDAL STREAM TURBINE

Scotrenewables Tidal Power’s first 2MW floating tidal stream turbine has clocked up over 3GWh of renewable electricity in its first year of testing at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland. Scotrenewables Tidal Power’s SR2000 has supplied the equivalent annual electricity demand of around 830 UK households over a 12-month period. Credit: Scotrenewables… Read more »