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Wind delivers ‘15% of European power in 2020’

Europe | 2021-01-18

Wind delivers ‘15% of European power in 2020’

Wind farms contributed 15% of total electricity generation in Europe in 2020, the sector’s highest ever contribution to the region’s power mix, according to new analysis by EnAppSys. A total of 429 terrawatt-hours (TWh) of electricity was generated by wind farms last year, up 4% on 2019, out of a total of 2727TWh, EnAppSys said. ...

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CSD Willem van Rubroeck ready for the next challenge

Europe | 2021-01-15

CSD Willem van Rubroeck ready for the next challenge

Just before Christmas, Jan De Nul’s cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck passed the first tests at sea. Today, this giant left the Remontowa shipyard in Poland. “Our new cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck with a total installed power of 40,975 kW is ready for the next challenge,” said Jan De Nul in their latest ...

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Autonomous dredgers on the horizon

Global | 2021-01-15

Autonomous dredgers on the horizon

Royal IHC is actively contributing to the development of autonomy within the maritime industry. This is explained in the latest blog about the development of autonomous trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) by Jeroen van Stappen. In his blog he explains Royal IHC’s aims to create a system that increases the safety on board by providing ...

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TSHD Galileo Galilei passes sea trials

Global | 2021-01-14

TSHD Galileo Galilei passes sea trials

Jan De Nul Group new trailing suction hopper dredger Galileo Galilei has successfully passed sea trials in the Yellow Sea. Despite the freezing cold weather with temperatures dropping to minus 26 degrees, the crew of Galileo Galilei successfully completed all the tests. The new vessel was named after the famous Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer. ...

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