Latest News for: Power barge


Dam power: Snake River dams are not big power producers, but play an important regional role

The Spokesman-Review 07 Mar 2021
The four dams were not built with power in mind. Instead, they were designed to allow barge traffic to travel upriver from Portland into the heart of Washington and Idaho farm country. This focus may be unusual for the power-rich Columbia River System, but it’s not uncommon. Of the 80,000 or so dams in the United States, 2,400 produce power.

Western Force win against the Waratahs

FBC News 05 Mar 2021
NSW drew first blood though as Dave Porecki barged over from a powerful rolling maul that drove in from 10 metres out before Will Harrison extended the lead ...

These Remarkable Bacteria Eat Pollution and Breathe Electricity

Interesting Engineering 03 Mar 2021
pollution-eating bacteria ... A New Ally ... As the bacteria exchange electrons, they produce a stream of electricity that could possibly be harnessed for low-power applications ... Advertisement ... It consists of a conveyor belt powered by solar panels that moves trash into a floating barge. When the trash reaches the barge, it is converted into electricity.

Towing Floating Wind Turbines to Provide Ship Propulsion

The Maritime Executive 01 Mar 2021
Advancing technical innovation in wind power conversion has produced turbines capable of delivering 14,000 kW of power output ... An alternative concept would involve a twin-hull catamaran vessel carrying a diesel-electric generator to provide electric power to propellers installed under the hull of the barge ... Power Output.

Lebanon’s electricity sector teeters on the brink of collapse

The National 01 Mar 2021
Private contractors of the country’s power plants, some of which have been operating for months without pay, told The National that Lebanon is headed towards a blackout ... This year, several other contracts with private operators, including with two power barges leased from Turkey, are scheduled to come to an end.

New website imagines the Snake River without dams

The Spokesman-Review 28 Feb 2021
The dams also generated cheap electric power, allowed barges to travel deep into Washington wheat country and provided some irrigation ... aim to sidestep, at least temporarily, thornier questions of power production, CO2 emissions, spiraling salmon populations and transportation.

‘Gary was not only captain of London Irish – he was the king’

The Irish Times 27 Feb 2021
To only associate Gary Halpin with the two-fingered celebration that poked the All Blacks is to miss seeing one of rugby’s rare comets ... He was 55 years old ... Halpin scored one try for his country. That famous power surge is doused in hilarity all because this wild-eyed “Paddy” went a touch ballistic after barging over Mike Brewer and Jamie Joseph ... .

It's never too late to go electric

The Scranton Times-Tribune 26 Feb 2021
Q ... We’re in our 70s. We are considering either a 2021 Escape Plug-In Hybrid or the electric Mustang SUV ... — Ken. A ... So you will be driving an EV ... And if you’re not comfortable with that risk, you can always call Enterprise and rent a gasoline-powered barge for the few weekends a year you actually travel 300 miles or more to visit your ungrateful children.

Global Floating Power Plant Market (2021 to 2026) - by Source, Capacity and Geography -

Enid News & Eagle 25 Feb 2021
The "Global Floating Power Plant Market - Forecasts from 2021 to 2026" report has been added to's offering ... Floating power plant refers to the type of power plants that are built on ships or other floating platforms like barges ... Furthermore, a floating power plant can also be use to offset the breakdown of an old power plant.

Video: Vietnamese Boxship Strikes Construction Crane

The Maritime Executive 24 Feb 2021
On Monday, a Vietnamese container feeder struck and destroyed a tower crane at a bridge construction site on the Long Tau River, just south of Ho Chi Minh City ... At about 0830 hours, when she was nearing the new cable-stayed bridge, she lost power and drifted to port, grazing a barge before slamming into a tower crane adjacent to a bridge pillar ... ....

Vietnamese boxship loses power, slams into crane

Splash24/7 22 Feb 2021
The incident happened after the 2004-built 672 teu Phuc Khanh suffered an engine failure and lost its power when it was sailing upstream on the river.

First Ship-to-Ship LNG Bunkering of Foreign-Flagged Vessel at JAXPORT

The Maritime Executive 20 Feb 2021
Crews loaded 1,800 m3 (~450,000 gallons) of LNG from North America’s first LNG bunker barge, the Clean Jacksonville, to the LNG-powered vehicle carrier, Siem Confucius, at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal ... the world’s first LNG-powered container ships.

G. SAM PIATT: When weather grabs the headlines

The Daily Independent - Ashland 20 Feb 2021
One of the more powerful towboats of Ashland Oil, pushing eight barges loaded with coal and fuel oil, had left a path down the middle of the river ... Trees and power lines were laden down with ice and came crashing down everywhere ... We had not lost power in our home, located in Sand Hill two miles east of South Shore.