Latest News for: Power barges


Pacific Northwest lawmakers press Biden administration on leaked salmon plan

News-Press Now 02 Dec 2023
Separately this week, a trio of executive directors for organizations representing regional public power utilities, port districts, agricultural producers, barge, and business interests blasted the “secret agreement,” calling it “the greatest threat” facing the federal Columbia River Power System “in a way we’ve never seen before.”.

Britain will lead push to triple nuclear power as 22 countries pledge to back new ...

The Daily Mail 02 Dec 2023
Britain will look to 'lead a pledge' to triple nuclear power output as part of a push to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 ... Over the next few decades, nuclear power gained mixed support ... The first new nuclear reactor for a British power station for over 30 years arrives by barge at Combwich Wharf on the River Parrett, Somerset.

Gaza farming platform among Zayed Sustainability Prize winners announced at Cop28

The National 02 Dec 2023
The winner in the health category was Indonesia's doctorSHARE, a non-profit organisation dedicated to expanding healthcare access in remote regions using barge-mounted floating hospitals ... Over the past 15 years, the prize has been a powerful force for positive change, transforming the lives of more than 378 million people across 151 countries.

RoboCop: Rogue City is the Surprise Hit I Didn’t Know I Needed

GamingBolt 29 Nov 2023
No, RoboCop is a walking, talking, bullet spraying tank, bulldozing his way through any obstacle, powerful weaponry in hand ... Some death animations are so… uh, ragdolly, that it looks unrealistic, but this speaks to RoboCop’s relentless, over-the-top power ... despite his power, RoboCop won’t simply barge through every locked door.

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 ... ....