Porto do Açu is the first port in Brazil to obtain international EcoPorts certification

(TN) Porto do Açu became the first port in Brazil to receive EcoPorts certification, the sector's main certification initiative. The seal, obtained this week, incorporates the main internationally recognized environmental management standards, such as ISO 14001. One of the network's objectives is to standardize good environmental management practices in the port sector through cooperation and... Continue Reading →

World’s Largest Floating Wind Farm Goes Online

The construction of the world’s largest floating wind farm Kincardine, in the UK, is now complete, marking the start of the long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed in 2018 between Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Ltd. (KOWL’s) joint venture and Statkraft. The floating wind farm features Principle Power-developed Windfloat semi-submersible foundations on which five MHI Vestas V164-9.5... Continue Reading →

Converted Jack-Up Drilling Rigs Could be Used for Green Hydrogen Production

Three companies are working on a project to convert existing jack-up drilling rigs into offshore green hydrogen production units in the North Sea. Offshore engineering firm Aquaterra Energy, renewable hydrogen producer Lhyfe and offshore drilling contractor Borr Drilling have partnered up in the project called Project Haldane. The project envisions the development of an industrial-scale... Continue Reading →

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