Contract for First Hydrogen-Fuel Inland Waterway Vessel

Concordia Damen has signed a historic contract with Lenten Scheepvaart for the construction of the first ever inland waterway vessel to run on hydrogen. The vessel, to be named MV Antonie, will be 135 meters long, weigh 3,700 tons and boast a revolutionary fuel cell propulsion. It will be used to transport salt between DelfzijlContinue reading “Contract for First Hydrogen-Fuel Inland Waterway Vessel”

Volcanic Activity on Europa

Jupiter’s Icy moon Europa may have enough internal heat to trigger volcanic activity on the floor of its global ocean, according to the results of a new study. Europa is considered to be one of the most promising locations in our solar system for extraterrestrial life. Europa’s outer surface comprises a miles-thick ice shell rivenContinue reading “Volcanic Activity on Europa”

Daphne Technology Open to Public Investment

Daphne Technology, a climate tech start-up that has designed and patented proven solutions to reduce air and sea pollution for ships, has partnered with Crowdcube, the world’s largest equity crowdfunding platform, to offer a stake in the company to the public. According to Dr. Mario Michan, founder and CEO of Daphne Technology, the company hasContinue reading “Daphne Technology Open to Public Investment”

White Paper: Investing in Blue Tech Clusters

TMA BlueTech and The Ocean Foundation co-sponsored a white paper entitled “The Blue Wave: Investing in BlueTech Clusters.” The two organizations call for a U.S. Apollo-style “Blue Wave Mission,” focused on innovative technology and services to promote sustainable usage of the ocean and freshwater resources. Within this critical report is a number of recommendations that would increase access toContinue reading “White Paper: Investing in Blue Tech Clusters”

C-7 Electric Speedboats Arrive in New York

The Swedish-made Candela C-7 electric speedboat mimics airplanes to fly above the water, reducing friction and enabling long electric range at sea. The first batch of C-7s have arrived in New York. Taking inspiration from fighter jets and drones, the six-passenger day cruiser flies above the waves at a speed of 30 kt., using very little powerContinue reading “C-7 Electric Speedboats Arrive in New York”