Shipping needs to step up and introduce a carbon levy before EU does

IMO headquarters; Image courtesy: IMO/Flickr under CC by 2.0With the EU advancing on its plans to include international shipping in its Emissions Trading System (ETS), the pressure is on for the international maritime industry to introduce a market-wide measure to … Read More

BP rides the wave of digitalization with reduction in operating costs and revenue boost on the horizon

Oil and gas industry has always been at the forefront of innovation; how else would it be possible to extract oil from the harsh and deepwater environments around the world if not through an innovative approach, adoption of new ideas … Read More

Japan’s offshore wind ambitions attracting major developers

What a national-level push for offshore wind can do in a relatively short time is perhaps best visible from Japan’s example, with some of the biggest offshore wind names now making concrete business moves in the country whose government put … Read More

From idea to reality: five years since the first subsea compression system

Trusted partner in electric technology Over the years, Alewijnse has been a trusted partner for various owners, operators and shipyards in new builds, mid-life extension programs and ad hoc service requests. Being a frontrunner in both innovative energy, propulsion, automation … Read More

Introducing Oceanbird, a wind-driven PCTC

Trusted partner in electric technology Over the years, Alewijnse has been a trusted partner for various owners, operators and shipyards in new builds, mid-life extension programs and ad hoc service requests. Being a frontrunner in both innovative energy, propulsion, automation … Read More

Trump offshore drilling ban a ‘Hail Mary’ to swing Florida votes in his favour

U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent oil ban on offshore drilling in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina is a last-ditch effort to swing votes in his favour ahead of November elections and get some environmentalist voters to switch from his Democrat … Read More

Offshore wind project costs decrease with bespoke vessels and lower oil & gas activity

The rising number of purpose-built offshore wind vessels has a direct impact on the costs of offshore wind projects, as the sector is getting more room to use its own fleet instead of deploying vessels from the oil & gas … Read More

Decarbonization: Why are partnerships and coalitions so important?

The maritime industry’s mission to clamp down on emissions hasn’t been derailed by the COVID-19 pandemic as many feared could be the case. Obviously, the pandemic has had a major impact on the short-term activities as numerous meetings at the … Read More

Rystad Energy: Giant Tuna-1 discovery could save Turkey $21 billion

If Turkey develops the giant Tuna-1 (Danube-1) gas discovery, it could potentially save the country up to $21 billion in import costs, Rystad Energy estimates. Rystad said on Wednesday that this would depend on the field’s peak output, which remains … Read More

Oil & gas after 2020: Will the latest downturn lead to permanent transformation?

Following its third price collapse in 12 years, the oil and gas industry might be facing a period of transformation. The industry managed to recover from the previous two downturns and continue with business as usual, but this time it … Read More