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In their latest weekly insight for the shipping industry, Clarksons Research have previewed the upcoming Nor Shipping. Steve Gordon, Managing Director of Clarksons Research, commented: “Next week, the 35th Nor-Shipping trade exhibition returns to its traditional summer slot. Like most maritime gatherings today, there will be plenty of green focus including a first dedicated offshore… Read More

Central Coast to get $27 million from offshore wind leaseholders. How could it be spent?

CA, United States

More than $27 million will be invested on the Central Coast by three companies expected to build massive floating wind energy developments 20 miles off the shores of San Luis Obispo County, according to federal documents. On Thursday, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management issued official leases to Equinor Wind, Golden State Wind and… Read More

Proposal to Direct US Offshore Wind Revenues to Beach Nourishment

United States

Waterlog by Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi, Warwick Consultants Offshore Wind Legislation Directs Revenues to Beach Nourishment and Coastal Protection | States impacted by offshore wind projects deserve a cut of the revenues derived from the sale of lease areas to offset impacts to the environment and local economies. The Save Limit Grow Act of… Read More

ABB Wins Large Systems Order For Havfram Wind S Two New Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessels


ABB will supply two newbuild Havfram Wind NG20000X-HF Wind Turbine Installation Vessels (WTIVs) with a comprehensive bridge-to-propeller solution ABB’s integrated power, control and propulsion technology to enable efficiency, safety and operational flexibility for the newbuilds The advanced, future-proof and next generation WTIVs will stand out for their high capacity and energy efficiency ABB has secured… Read More

Grand Isle LNG unveils plan for export facility in US

LA, United States

Grand Isle LNG has unveiled plans to build a liquified natural gas (LNG) export facility in the US Gulf of Mexico. The proposed facility is planned to be built in two phases in federal waters of the West Delta Blocks in depths ranging from 68 to 72ft. It will be located 13 miles south of Grand Isle,… Read More

Tugdock, Crowley Partner to Innovate Solutions for Floating Offshore Wind Energy

United States

Crowley announced today a new investment in Tugdock, developers of the world’s first road-transportable floating dry dock known as the Tugdock Submersible Platform (TSP), to help advance offshore wind energy in the U.S. Crowley, a U.S.-based supply chain solutions company serving the offshore wind sector, and Tugdock will explore potential use of the platforms in… Read More

Offshore Vessel ‘Skandi Buzios’ Suffers Major Fire at Brazil’s Açu Port


A high-tech offshore vessel suffered a major fire Friday morning while docked Brazil’s Açu port complex. Norwegian offshore specialist DOF Group confirmed the incident on board the vessel Skandi Buzios, an a subsea construction and pipe-laying vessel. “On Friday morning, June 2, a fire occurred onboard Skandi Buzios while the vessel was alongside Porto do Açu in Brazil,”… Read More

ESB and Ørsted enter partnership in landmark Irish offshore wind agreement


ESB, Ireland’s leading utility, and Ørsted, the world leader in offshore wind, have signed an agreement to jointly develop an Irish offshore wind portfolio in a landmark deal. The agreement was launched this morning in Cork Chamber’s Fitzgerald House by Minister for Enterprise, Trade & Employment, Simon Coveney TD, ESB’s Jim Dollard, and Duncan Clark,… Read More

Jan De Nul to supply and install a new Pentland Firth interconnector


In November 2022, Jan De Nul Group signed a contract with Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Distribution to supply and install in summer 2023 a 33kV interconnecting cable between mainland Scotland and the Orkney island of Hoy, strengthening the local distribution grid. Jan De Nul is responsible for the EPCI contract that includes the… Read More

Offshore wind buildout helps environmental justice with training, jobs and health outcomes for communities left behind, say 125 elected officials

NJ, United States

Elected Officials to Protect America (EOPA) New Jersey, a non-profit group of elected officials who are working to solve the climate crisis, held a virtual press conference on May 30, 2023 on the progress of offshore wind development in New Jersey. Offshore wind has the potential to provide more than 2,000 gigawatts (GW) of electric… Read More

BOEM Completes Environmental Review of Offshore Wind Leasing in the Gulf of Mexico

LA, United States

As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of permitting 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy capacity by 2030, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today issued a final environmental assessment (EA) on potential impacts from offshore wind leasing on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Mexico, a key milestone towards the… Read More

Semco Maritime to Acquire Wind Multiplikator


International engineering and contracting group Semco Maritime A/S (‘Semco Maritime’) has entered an agreement to acquire German Full-Service Provider Wind Multiplikator GmbH (‘Wind Multiplikator’), specialised in management of offshore wind farms and projects as well as provisioning of engineering and consulting services. The transaction also includes all activities in offshore service provider OWS Off-Shore Wind… Read More

Capsized rig to be recovered offshore Malaysia


Netherlands contractor Boskalis has won the contract to remove and recycle Velesto Energy’s rig that capsized offshore Malaysia in May 2021 just as it was about to begin a drilling campaign for US major ConocoPhillips. Boskalis Malaysia will remove and recycle Velesto’s jack-up Naga 7, which suffered a punch through before tilting and then submerging… Read More

Bokalift 2 is heading to the USA

United States

Boskalis’ new crane vessel Bokalift 2, equipped with an upending hinge and pile gripper frame, is now heading West to install turbine foundations for multiple offshore wind farms in the USA. The vessel has left the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, for the journey across the Atlantic. Her first task will be to install a… Read More

Who’s who in Brazil offshore wind deals


France’s TotalEnergies signed an MOU with Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro state to collaborate with the development of offshore wind projects. The two-year agreement contemplates cooperation for studies related to fiscal and tax incentives and the expansion of the power grid for future projects. In late 2022, TotalEnergies announced the signing of an MOU with Prumo Logística, which is… Read More

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