Shell to build one of Europe’s biggest biofuels facilities in Rotterdam

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announced a final investment decision to build an 820,000-tonnes-a-year biofuels facility at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rotterdam, the Netherlands, formerly known as the Pernis refinery. Once built, the facility will be among the biggest in Europe to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel made from …

EST-Floattech introduces new battery design

EST-Floattech has announced the launch of new battery designs, the Octopus Series. The new design platform is set to become the next generation DNV certified battery management system for marine markets. With both High Power and High Energy modules, new, smart and lightweight battery solutions can be installed in virtually any size of vessel. Clients …

Petrofac forms industry alliance

Petrofac, Repsol Sinopec Resources UK and TechnipFMC have formed an industry alliance which seeks to maximise the recovery of oil and gas from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). Under the terms of the partnership, Petrofac will provide all services associated with topsides engineering and operations support, whilst TechnipFMC will deploy its iFEED  front-end engineering and …

Jumbo completes transport phase for Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm

Jumbo has completed the transportation part of its Transport & Installation contract for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Jumbo mobilised ships from its own heavy lift vessel fleet, together with subcontracted deck carriers and HLVs from third parties, to transport the 40 monopiles, 120 monopile sections and 40 transition pieces (TPs) from yards …

ALS loads wind turbine blades in extreme conditions

Abnormal Load Services - ALS in partnership with Norsea (part of the Wilhelmsen Group) have recently invested in the onshore and offshore renewables sector by launching a new logistics company Elevon whose sole focus is to support the wind industry The Elevon renewables team have overcome wintery conditions for renewables as they are busy on …