• COSCO to build Wärtsilä BWMS

    Wärtsilä has signed an agreement enabling COSCO (Weihai) Shipbuilding Marine Technology Company (WECOSCO) to build its Aquarius electrochlorination (EC) ballast water management system (BWMS) under license.

  • Technology, costly fossil fuels aiding grid parity

    Grid parity appears set to be a reality of the near future globally. United Arab Emirates claims to have started producing solar energy at costs equal to power it generates using oil and gas. WAM, the official news agency of UAE, has reported the development.

  • Marine Energy - WORLD PANORAMA

    Meeting the basic energy needs of the world's population is a major challenge for contemporary society. The emergence of developing countries, population growth and the increasing scarcity of fossil fuel resources mean that renewable energy has become the priority in the energy transition race. 

  • Float-Over Topside Installation using Dynamic...

    Lifting method with crane barge has been a common concept for the installation of a topside offshore platform onto jacket. However, the increasing weight of topside and high costs for crane barges has led designers to consider the Float-Over method as an alternative

  • Using Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement (UTML) for...

    Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement (UTM) is used to measure the thickness of steel , aluminum and other materials where only one side of the material is accessible to the surveyor. Typically the measurements are taken of the hull structure in order to determine if the material is excessively corroded by comparing the original thickness to the current one. 


Marine Technology and Services Sector Role in The ‘Blue Economy’

The ‘Marine Technology and Services Sector Role in the Blue Economy’ day-long conference at Oceanology International 2016 (OI 2016, in the ExCeL conference centre in London, UK) on 15 March 2016 will explore the latest trends in ocean observing, viewed through the lens of the ‘Blue Economy’. 


New Drilling Sensor Collects Geophysical Data

New sensor technology is set to change the way mineral exploration teams collect geophysical data, for potentially 20,000 rigs around the world, after developments by researchers at the Curtin University in Australia.