Dan Barnes

Fugro’s QuickVision® allows Heerema to accurately position wind turbines

Fugro’s innovative QuickVision® camera technology is supporting Heerema Marine Contractors as they install 27 wind turbines for Parkwind’s Arcadis Ost 1 wind farm located in the Baltic Sea off the German coast. Using a novel floating Rotor-Nacelle Assembly (RNA) installation method, Heerema is installing wind turbines with the blades already pre-assembled on deck, onto the …

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Horizon Europe funds first-of-a-kind maritime onboard application

The Ship-aH2oy project will develop and demonstrate a zero-emission propulsion technology on board ships using green hydrogen from liquid organic hydrogen carrier (LOHC) on a megawatt scale. The European Climate Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) has informed the consortium of 17 partners that they will be granted €15 million (project period: 5 years). The …

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Royal visit marks bid to develop world’s largest tidal turbine blades

A project aiming to maximise tidal energy generation has been launched in the presence of Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, at the University of Edinburgh’s FastBlade facility. The Princess Royal, who is also Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, visited on Tuesday 17 January to meet colleagues from the testing facility and partners of …

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COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh to focus on delivering on the promises of Paris

The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27 opened with the key aim of ensuring full implementation of the Paris Agreement. Discussions at COP27 begin near the end of a year that has seen devastating floods and unprecedented heat waves, severe droughts and formidable storms, all unequivocal signs of the unfolding climate emergency. At the same …

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bp invests in free local electric transit business Freebee

bp ventures has invested $6 million in all-electric ride-hailing business Freebee, a Miami-based company that provides free, on-demand transportation to local communities through their mobile app Ride Freebee. bp led the business’s $8 million Series A funding round, with support from Freebee’s current infrastructure capital partner, Tensile Mobility. Freebee’s free-to-the-user trips are financed through local …

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