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Space Data to Support Renewable Energy Development

Marine-i has agreed to support a pioneering new approach to using space data to support the development of renewable energy sites, such as floating offshore wind. This new system could help reduce the risks and costs associated with these developments. The project is the brainchild of 4EI, a company with a proven track record of commercializing space-based data and deploying

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BV Approves Wind-Assisted Ship Design

The Trade Wings 2,500 is an innovative containership with a capacity of 2,500 TEU (20-ft. equivalent unit), designed jointly by VPLP Design (France), Alwena Shipping (France), SDARI (China) and AYRO (France), that has received approval in principle from Bureau Veritas (BV). With an overall length of 197 m and a breadth of 32 m, the vessel offers a deadweight of

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2021 Tidal Energy Developments

IEA Ocean Energy Systems (IEA-OES) has released the 2021 Tidal Current Energy Developments Highlights. This brochure features examples of projects in member countries that show continued progress. Advances in tidal energy include: The energy of moving water currents can be harnessed with tidal current turbines seabed mounted or floating. The method for extracting energy from tidal streams is approaching design

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Paving the Way for Renewable Energy Projects for Isles of Scilly

Marine-i has agreed to support a year-long research program to identify the potential for wave, tidal and floating wind technologies to be deployed around the Isles of Scilly. It is expected that this will lead to long-term economic, societal and environmental benefits for the communities living on the islands. The project will build a new data bank of wave and

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Wind-Assisted Propulsion Installed on Cargo Vessel

Boomsma Shipping has installed its first two eConowind VentiFoil wind-assisted propulsion units. The companies worked closely to manage the installation during a port call in Harlingen. The Dutch-flagged MV Frisian Sea, a 6,477-dwt general cargo vessel, has made its maiden voyage to Vasteras, Sweden, with the VentiFoils in operation, during which eConowind has been conducting start-up tests. The VentiFoils by

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