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An upcoming webinar hosted by the Marine Ireland Industry Network aims to highlight ‘Ireland’s Blue Edge in Innovation’. The showcase of Irish marine clusters and technology companies will be hosted on the GoToWebinar platform on Thursday 30 September from 11am…
Artemis Technologies has revealed concept artwork of a crew transfer vessel (CTV) propelled by its transformative eFoilerTM. A study led by the high-performance maritime design and applied technologies company has been awarded £533,000 from the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition funded by the Department for Transport and delivered in partnership with Innovate UK to investigate how the technology will decarbonise operations in the offshore wind sector.
A study, led by high-performance maritime design and applied technologies company Artemis Technologies based on Belfast Lough has been awarded £533,000 to investigate transformative solutions to decarbonise crew transfer vessel (CTV) operations in the offshore wind sector. The grant, announced…
Kinsale Harbour - the seas off the south coast harbour have been identified for 'subsea energy storage offshore opportunities'
An ESB partnership aims to develop large scale storage for “green hydrogen” off the Cork coast which could meet up to ten per cent of current annual electricity consumption in Ireland. Up to three terawatt-hours (TWh) of “green hydrogen” and…
Simply Blue Energy aims to deliver floating wind energy for Ireland this decade but its chairwoman said the new maritime area regulatory authority needed to be in place before 2023
The State's new maritime area regulatory authority (MARA) could take up to 18 months to be established for offshore wind and other coastal activities, according to Wind Energy Ireland. As The Times Ireland reports today, the Department of Housing and…
Vice-Admiral Mark Mellett believes the development of offshore renewable energy may be a gamechanger for west coast ports
When Vice-Admiral Mark Mellett became head of our Defence Forces in September 2015, he was the first Navy officer to take the post. The Mayo man, who learned to sail at Rosmoney and around Clew Bay’s islands, has served several…
The six mile Strangford Narrows
Glasgow based Flex Marine Power has issued a Notice to Mariners regarding its activity within the Strangford Narrows in County Down in Northern Ireland. The turbine mooring system is being decommissioned and there is a workboat, and buoys marking the…
The EU is unveiling sweeping new legislation to help to meet its pledge to cut emissions of gases that cause global warming by 55% during this decade.
The European Commission has unveiled the world's most ambitious climate change plan which will heap pressure on Ireland to meet its plan to generate a huge part of electricity from offshore wind by 2030, while at the same time meeting…
Ellen Ruhotas, Managing Director of Zenith Energy, and Pearse Flynn, founder of EI-H2, pictured the two companies announced plans for a joint venture to develop a 3.2 gigawatt (GW) green energy facility Bantry Bay to produce green hydrogen and green ammonia. When fully operational, the new facility can reduce Irish carbon emissions by 2.4 million tonnes per year, which represents the equivalent of the carbon emissions of a quarter of all Irish homes.
Zenith Energy and EI-H2 have announced plans for a joint venture to develop a 3.2 gigawatt (GW) green energy facility at Bantry Bay to produce green hydrogen and green ammonia. The project will involve the engagement of key stakeholders in…
Drakes Pool in Cork Harbour - The government aims to expand a network of MPAs to cover 30% of Ireland’s total maritime area of 488, 762 square kilometres by 2030
Government officials seeking public views on an expansion of marine protected areas (MPAs) have expressed concern at the low level of feedback so far from the fishing and fish farming sectors. Officials at the Department of Housing, Heritage and Local…
The International Conference will focus on challenges involved in using offshore wind energy
The role of the marine environment in the push towards “net zero” carbon emissions is the theme of an international marine engineering conference running online later this month. The challenges involved in using offshore wind energy and the feasibility of…
Engineers from Worley
One of the world’s leading providers of engineering, procurement and construction services to the energy industry has been appointed by energy company EI-H2 to help develop Ireland’s first commercial scale green hydrogen production facility. Worley will soon enter the concept…
Aircraft used in a previous ObSERVE Aerial survey
An Irish-led international consortium will this month begin extensive aerial surveys of almost half a million square kilometres of Ireland’s maritime area. The ObSERVE Aerial 2 survey aims to help build a greater understanding of Ireland’s marine wildlife and the…
The 55m long and 18m wide Danish platform ship WIND berthed at Wicklow Harbour earlier this week
Wicklow Harbour on the east coast of Ireland had an unusual visitor this week with the arrival of the Danish platform ship Wind from Wales.  The 55m long and 18m wide ship that is heavily involved in the offshore wind…
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence Simon Coveney joined renewable energy company - EI-H2 - as they announced plans for Ireland’s first Green Hydrogen facility. Upon completion, the site will be one of the biggest green energy facilities of its kind in the world. Over 85 full-time direct and indirect jobs will be created. Pictured are EI-H2 founder Pearse Flynn (on right)  and CEO of EI-H2 Tom Lynch.
Green energy company - EI-H2 - has announced plans for Ireland’s first Green Hydrogen facility. The new company intends to seek planning permission for a 50MW electrolysis plant in Aghada, on the shores of Cork Harbour, which when operational will…
Flying high - (L-R) Paul Daly, Weston Aviation, Sarah Kandrot, Head of Aerial Surveys with Green Rebel Group, pilot Gerry Humphreys, AFTA and Niall MacCarthy, Managing Director at Cork Airport
The first digital aerial ecology surveys of Irish coastal waters to be undertaken by a domestic company are about to begin following the arrival of a new special mission aircraft owned by Green Rebel Group into Cork Airport. The company…
Danish Survey Vessel Arctic Ocean Calls to Dun Laoghaire Harbour
The standby safety vessel the Arctic Ocean that is undertaking a series of geophysical surveys for the Codling Wind Park was back in Dun Laoghaire Harbour this Saturday morning.  The red hulled Danish flagged vessel is operating on a 24-hour basis between 14 April to…

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