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Renewables Manufacturing: Reshoring is Making Waves

Production is coming back to Europe. Having once looked to cut costs by moving operations to emerging nations with lower labor rates, many manufacturing businesses are now returning to the region. A combination of rising labor costs around the globe, the inherent difficulties of overseeing production across geographies and the increased cost and time of getting goods to Western markets has seen a string of [...]

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Ideal for Smaller Vessels: Sealyte Vessel Control System

Understanding customers’ challenges and unique requirements, GE’s Marine Solutions brings the latest technology in vessel control and dynamic positioning (DP) systems, SeaLyte*, comprising two standalone products: the SeaLyte Vessel Control System (VCS) and SeaLyte DP. The new solution complements GE’s bespoke SeaStream* solutions, providing a structured and standardized package to better serve customers with smaller vessels for offshore support and merchant markets. Marine companies are facing increased cost pressure to get [...]

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Digital Technologies Turning around Marine Prospects in Uncertain Waters

The start of every year calls for time to reflect on the last. The offshore and marine industry can look back on 2016 as one of the most bruising in recent memory. The downturn has been tough and drawn out, with increased divestment, more stringent environmental regulations and a prolonged shipbuilding cycle that has resulted in overcapacity.

  • Test systems: Bringing the Next Generation of Technology to Life

R&D: Test systems – crucial to innovation

Testing is crucial to innovation. While many new ideas are born every single day, not all can successfully make their way into the field. Key to understanding which ideas are economically viable is R&D test systems, and never has this been more crucial than in the manufacturing industry. Through using the test system, manufacturers can tailor products to specific performance requirements before installation and commissioning, helping to enhance performance in [...]

  • The Future of Electrification

The Future of Electrification

By Richard Zhang, technology executive, GE’s Power Conversion We are living in a dynamic global power environment. We all need the same thing – affordable, sustainable, reliable power, and the demand is growing. While the power sector is leading the way towards a decarbonized energy system, electricity gains ground in many sectors and will make up about 25 percent of final energy consumption by 2040, as [...]

  • Innovation: Creating the Perfect Hue for a Bright Energy Future

Innovation: Creating the Perfect Hue for a Bright Energy Future

Red, yellow and blue are the three primary colors. They are the building blocks for every other color. Individually, each is bold and bright, but by combing all three, we can create so much more. The same principle, interestingly, could be applied in the industrial space as well. Today, there are three key trends that resonate across the industry ecosystem – innovation, collaboration and the embracement [...]

  • Renewables : Four trends that are shaping the service industry for renewables. Sample image, pixabay.com

Four trends that are shaping the service industry for renewables

This past year has been extraordinary for renewable energy; the Ren21 Renewables 2016 Global Status Report shows the largest global capacity additions seen to date. As investment in solar, wind and hydro continues to increase and new technologies come to market, the industry’s service needs are rapidly changing. And, in an industry where the life cycle of a solution is critical, service is becoming an [...]

  • Connected Ships: Digital Transformation – Ocean of a Difference

Connected Ships: Digital Transformation – Ocean of a Difference

At a time when the global marine industry is impacted by market fluctuations, over supply, margin pressures and labor shortages, operators are facing increasing challenge to reduce cost and increase operation efficiency. Traditional methods have created data silos and islands of automation, making it difficult to optimize operations across a vessel or systemize across the fleet. Digital technologies such as the Industrial Internet and data analytics can offer great promise. [...]

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