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Germany's LNG Import Terminals Tackle Challenges

May 16, 2023

A German government-backed liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal project at Mukran on Ruegen island in the Baltic Sea, near existing LNG reception facilities delivering into the mainland port of Lubmin, will be downsized.The quest for alternative…

Equinor's Hammerfest LNG Plant Offline after Outage

May 05, 2023

Equinor's Hammerfest LNG plant in Arctic Norway suffered a compressor failure on Thursday and is expected to remain offline until May 19, Norwegian gas system company Gassco said in a regulatory note on Friday. The outage was caused by a technical…

World's Largest FSRU Arrives in Hong Kong

Apr 14, 2023

The world's largest floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) has arrived in Hong Kong to serve the city's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, said CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd and Hong Kong Electric Co. Ltd.The FSRU arrived…

Scotland's New First Minister Yousaf Visits Port of Aberdeen

Apr 07, 2023

Scotland's new First Minister Humza Yousaf and Just Transition Secretary Màiri McAllan this week visited Port of Aberdeen's £400 million South Harbour expansion.According to Port of Aberdeen, the duo heard firsthand how the port 'supports Scotland's…

Mammoet Wins Contracts for Two 'large' Offshore Wind Projects in United States

Mar 28, 2023

Heavy lift and transport services firm Mammoet said Monday it had secured contracts for two large offshore wind projects for undisclosed clients in the United States, both of which begin in 2023. Together, the two contracts cover a range of port scopes…

Vattenfall Picks Port for Giant Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone

Mar 17, 2023

Renewable energy developer Vattenfall has selected the port at Great Yarmouth, run by infrastructure specialists Peel Ports, as the preferred location for the operations and maintenance base for the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone.When completed…

ICMS Installs Pontoon System in Eyemouth Harbour for CTVs Serving Scottish Wind Farm

Mar 10, 2023

Inland and Coastal Marina Systems (ICMS) in Scotland said Friday it had installed a heavy-duty pontoon system in Eyemouth Harbour as part of the new operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm.The system comprises a 58m x 4m pontoon and a 27m x 4m pontoon…

UAE's ADNOC Delivers First LNG to German Floating LNG Terminal

Feb 15, 2023

German utility RWE's trading arm received its first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at Brunsbuettel port from Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) on Wednesday, saying the gas will be fed into to onshore pipelines from the end of this month…

New York Offshore Wind Facility Could Create 420 Direct Jobs

Feb 13, 2023

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa said Monday it planned to build a major offshore nacelle manufacturing facility in New York state. The construction of the plant depends on Siemens Gamesa's wind turbines being selected by the New York authorities in their third offshore wind solicitation…

HLP Brings "Fresh Approach" to Offshore Wind Farm Logistics. Funding Secured for Engineering Work

Feb 08, 2023

Heavy Lift Projects Ltd (HLP), a provider of offshore wind farm logistics, said Tuesday it had completed a funding round with private investors and opened its first office in Edinburgh.The company said that Capercaillie (Investments) Ltd and…

Cromarty Firth Port Wins Monopile Marshalling Deal for Moray West Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 25, 2023

Developers of the Moray West offshore wind farm in the UK have selected Invergordon port in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland, as the location for marshalling all 62 monopiles prior to installation as part of the Moray West offshore wind farm.  The wind farm is being developed by Ocean Winds…

T7 Global Wins Offshore Decom and Headhunting Jobs from Hibiscus, PTTEP

Jan 25, 2023

Malaysian energy industry services provider, T7 Global said Wednesday it had secured two letters of award worth a combined value of approximately RM100 million (currently around $23,47 million). The letters of award were secured by the company's…

Third Floating LNG Terminal Arrives in Germany

Jan 20, 2023

A floating terminal to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) arrived in the port of Brunsbuettel on Friday, the third such vessel to start up in recent weeks as Germany rushes to diversify away from former top supplier Russia.The Hoegh Gannet floating…

German Green Group Seeks to Cut Wilhelmshaven FSRU License by 10 Years

Jan 11, 2023

A German environmental group has lodged a complaint calling for the operating licence of a new floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at Wilhelmshaven to be shortened by a decade citing its discharging of chlorine and risks to Germany's climate targets…

First Full LNG Cargo Arrives to Uniper's Wilhelmshaven LNG Terminal

Jan 03, 2023

Today, Uniper brought Germany’s first full cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the new LNG terminal, operated by Uniper, in Wilhelmshaven.The LNG ship Maria Energy, owned by Tsakos Energy Navigation was loaded in Calcasieu Pass, USA, at…

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