Update on energy sector impacts of Harvey and Irma; Rolls-Royce plans autonomous naval vessel

DOE Update on Irma, Harvey
DOE releases update on energy sector impacts of Harvey and Irma
September 12, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Energy today released a new event summary on the impacts of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. Widespread electrical outages continue, but more refineries are in operation, although at reduced capacity, and more ports are opening.

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Wärtsilä inks cooperation agreement with wave energy leader
The cooperation is based on AW-Energy’s patented and certified technology and Wärtsilä Energy Solutions’ global project execution, services and integration
capabilities.

ABS grants AIP for ready-to-convert FLNG hull design

“In the current difficult energy market, a Ready-to-Convert FLNG hull with ABS AIP gives the FLNG market an efficient approach, with competitive price and schedule, helping investors take financial investment decisions,” says Jae-Eul Kim, HHI Senior Vice President, Shipbuilding Division.
Silversea Cruises orders Silver Muse sister

The new unit, tentatively named Silver Moon, will be a sister ship of Silver Muse, delivered in April by Fincantieri’s Sestri Ponente (Genoa) shipyard.
USCG deployed electronic Aids to Navigation prior to Irma

The USCG set up more than 300 eATON in various waterways from Key West, FL, up to Charleston, SC.
Rolls-Royce plans autonomous naval vessel

With pressure on defense budgets, navies see unmanned technology as a route to reducing the through-life costs associated with crew.
LR launches type approval system for cyber enabled components

LR says that this type approval procedure is important, as it defines a critical point in the evolution of smart technology implementation within the marine and offshore industry.