VIDEO: Ocean Charger marks a milestone

A Norwegian project seen as key to powering offshore wind vessels without using any energy sources outside the wind farm has reached another milestone. Called the Ocean Charger Concept, the project was awarded NOK 38 million through the Norwegian Government’s Green Platform Initiative in December 2022.

“We are carrying out the largest restructuring of the Norwegian economy ever,” said Norwegian Minister of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Jan Christian Vestre at that time. “Everything will become...

Three Companies Join Hands To Create An Energy Efficient World

  • Astomos Energy Corporation, Sustainable Energy Development Co. Ltd., and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha have agreed to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly study the establishment of a marine transportation system.
  • By installing ISOPs on oceangoing vessels, CO2 emissions from marine transportation as a whole are expected to be reduced.

NYK to Participate in Joint Study to Convert Organic Materials Processed aboard Oceangoing Vessels into Fuel, reports NYK.


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Bakker Sliedrecht Electrifies Two Crane Vessels For The Use Of Green Shore Power

  • As part of the project, nine modern wind turbines with a total capacity of 27 megawatts will replace ten existing wind turbines on the headland at Rozenburg
  • The offshore company’s Thialf and Sleipnir are the largest crane vessels in the world. About 400 people can live and work on board.
  • CO2-emissions into the air are reduced with 15,000 tons and the vessels produce hardly any noise. Heerema will reduce its CO2-footprint with the project.

Bakker Sliedrecht will electrify the crane vessels...

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