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  1. Tiny Turbines To Tap Tidal Power in New York’s East River
    By Will Wade (Bloomberg) — New York’s East River is set to become the testing ground for a technology that generates electricity from the tides. Verdant Power, a New York-based marine energy technology company, is installing three small underwater turbines in the river Thursday that will feed power to Consolidated Edison Inc.’s grid. “We want […]
  2. North Carolina Ferry System Receives Marine Highway Project Designation
    The U.S. Department of Transportation has designated the North Carolina Ferry System (NCFS) as a Marine Highway Project, a first for the state of North Carolina. Marine highways are navigable waterways that can be used as alternate options to traditional transportation methods and opens up opportunities for federal funding. “This historic designation will enhance the […]
  3. U.S. Coast Guard Conducts Simulated Rescue on Offshore Wind Turbine
    It’s an inevitable fact that the United States is set for a major increase in the number of wind turbines off its coast in the coming decade. This means more people, from ship crews to turbine technicians, working at sea and on top the massive structures. In order to prepare for this, the U.S. Coast […]
  4. HHI, Hyundai Glovis, Liberian Registry and KR Develop Worlds First Large Size Commercial Hydrogen Carrier
    Hyundai Heavy Industries Group, Hyundai Glovis, the Liberian Registry, the Korean Register and their partners have successfully developed the world’s first Large Size and commercially viable liquified hydrogen carrier.  On October 22nd, HHI Group’s Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) announced that they have received the necessary Approval in Principle […]
  5. Zim Opens Direct Shipping Line to UAE
    zim containershipJERUSALEM, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Israeli shipping firm Zim said on Wednesday it would start to offer direct service to Jebel Ali port in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). With its new line, Zim joins a number of international rivals – including MSC, Maersk – to announce they would offer a connection between Israel and […]
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