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EBDG Unveils Brand Transformation at the International Workboat Show

The Maritime Executive 28 Nov 2023
CHAMPClean Harbor Alternative Mobile Power Barge EBDG's harbor power and charging barge (patent pending) is not just a floating generator; it's a sustainable powerhouse, designed to minimize emissions, increase efficiency, and transform the future of maritime port and harbor operations.

Boa unveils new semisub heavy lift barge design

Splash24/7 27 Nov 2023
Norway’s Boa has revealed its in-house design for future semi-submersible heavy lift barges ... According to Boa Offshore, the barge will be equipped with a hybrid operation battery, generators as well as shore power.

IPCC Rebellion

Dissident Voice 25 Nov 2023
... Po, Rhone, and Loire nearly drying up in the summer of 2022 because global warming has been running in-excess of 2.0°C in the EU for some time now, impeding commercial barge traffic and threatening failure of nuclear power operations, especially France’s 56 operating reactors.

Restored facade of Chelsea power station that generated electricity for the Tube until 2002 revealed...

The Daily Mail 23 Nov 2023
First-look images reveal the restored facade of the power station which for decades provided the entire London Underground with electricity ... First-look images reveal the restored facade of the power station which for decades provided the entire London Underground with electricity ... The power station consumed coal that was ferried to the site by barge.

Riding High

The Maritime Executive 20 Nov 2023
Tug and barge operators are basking, too, with exports of coal and grains leading the way and higher oil prices (now inching toward $100/barrel) benefiting tank barge operators ... States like West Virginia still get most of their energy from coal, and there were plenty of coal barge tows on the Ohio, whose banks are lined with coal-fired power plants.

World’s first hydrogen-powered inland shipping barge sails in the Netherlands

SAFETY4SEA 20 Nov 2023
Lenten Scheepvaart (the Netherlands) it’s the owner of the world’s first-ever newbuild hydrogen-powered inland shipping barge. It is an important step towards zero-emission transport on Dutch inland waterways. As explained, the Hydrogen Electric Cargo ShipAntonie’ (WEVA) was realised by Concordia Damen ... A textbook example of a circular chain.

Native nations urge swift action to save fish in the Columbia River Basin

Street Roots News 15 Nov 2023
Part of that effort is abiding by the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act, which deems the federal government responsible for providing equitable treatment for fish and wildlife along with the other purposes for managing the dams ... The barges often transport grain, primarily for international export.

End of an Era: Navy Completes Dismantling of Nuclear Ships Refueling Barge

The Maritime Executive 11 Nov 2023
Navy is celebrating the completion of a complex and risky task of dismantling a barge that was formerly used for dockside refueling of nuclear-powered ships ... Until its decommissioning in 2016, the barge was an integral component of the Navy’s nuclear-powered ship maintenance ...

The winners of 2023 SMART4SEA – EUROPORT Awards announced

SAFETY4SEA 09 Nov 2023
METIS ShaPoLi solution is hardware-agnostic, which means it can seamlessly integrate with any Shaft Power Meter that a customer may already possess or wish to install ... Our technology has been successfully demonstrated in a range of scenarios, across numerous vessel types including tugboats, coastal cargo, electrically powered barges and ferries.

Big Sandy Sand Company celebrates 75 years

Tyler Morning Telegraph 07 Nov 2023
The original business was established in 1948 by G.C. “Doc” Wright and his son, J.T. Wright on the banks of Big Sandy Creek in Upshur County. Big Sandy Sand’s original plant for processing sand consisted of a barge on Big Sandy Creek, a screening box and a few shovels powered by muscle ... “Doc” Wright and J.T ... In 1971, Doc and J.T ... ....

Labour MP describes Bibby Stockholm barge as a ‘recipe for disaster’

AOL 30 Oct 2023
“We were told that there would be educational activities on the barge for the people, there isn’t ... Mr Russell-Moyle said that Labour’s aim if they got into power would be to stop using barges and hotels by speeding up the application process.

Door County shipyard christens new articulated liquefied natural gas bunker barge

Green Bay Press Gazette 24 Oct 2023
Executives from Seaside and Polaris New Energy, Seaside's LNG bunkering barge operation, were on hand with invited guests at Bay Ship for the ceremony ... It is an articulated tug barge, which is a barge with a high-powered tug that fits into a notch designed into the stern of the barge and isn't rigidly fixed but instead hinged to the barge.

Canals and moving freight

The Irish Times 23 Oct 2023
Since canals in Ireland have speed limits of less than 10km/h, modern barges might easily be powered by a small electric motor, designed to operate at low speed. The presence of a heavy high-capacity lithium battery on board would be of little consequence, given the overall weight of the barge.

Robert Allan Ltd Designs a New Pusher Tug for Hidrovias Do Brasil S.A.

The Maritime Executive 13 Oct 2023
The tugs will push barges containing bulk products in the Amazon River system ... The powerful RApide 4600-Z3 mainline pushboats were designed to push mega convoys of thirty-five barges, each with a deadweight of over 2,000 tonnes. These two vessels represent the newest generation of high-power L-drive pusher tugs designed by Robert Allan Ltd.

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