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McCarthy Completes Berth Construction at Port Freeport

Jul 03, 2023

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has completed construction of Berth 8 at Port Freeport, Texas. Part of the Velasco Terminal, Berth 8 features over 925 feet of berth and an associated roll-on/roll-off dock extension. The expansion represents…

Port of Aberdeen Banks on Offshore Wind for Future Growth

Mar 23, 2023

Port of Aberdeen has welcomed more than 100 vessels working on offshore wind projects to the port so far this year, including the latest arrival of the Blue Tern jack-up installation vessel.Owned by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, the Blue Tern jack-up is a 151-meter-long…

Frontiers Extend as Developers Eye Floating Wind Potential

Feb 08, 2023

America may have only entered the offshore wind sector recently, but it is wasting no time in playing catch-up. The White House has set targets of 30 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030 and 110 GW by 2050. The focus so far has centred on bottom-fixed installations…

DOT Announces $703M in Port Funding; 41 Projects in 22 States

Oct 28, 2022

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced more than $703 million to fund 41 projects in 22 states and one territory that designed to help improve port facilities through the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program…

Jan De Nul, W&O Ink Marine Valve Deal

Mar 16, 2022

W&O signed a new supply agreement with Jan De Nul Group, a leading civil engineering and dredging companies, a deal which expands upon the existing 10-year relationship and will see W&O supply marine valves and instrumentation to Jan De Nul Group…

Port of Beaumont Starts Construction on Main Street Terminal I

Feb 22, 2022

The Port of Beaumont announced its Board of Commissioners have approved a $57.3 million construction bid for a project aimed at increasing the port’s general cargo handling capacity by more than 15%. Phase II of the Main Street Terminal 1 project…

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Books First Order for LNG FGSS for High-Pressure Marine Engines

Dec 24, 2021

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has taken its first order for LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) fuel supply systems (FGSS) for high-pressure dual-fuel marine engines, for installation on six LNG…

Shipbuilding: International WTIV Market Represents a $14B Opportunity

Aug 09, 2021

As of end-June 2021, more than 100 turbine and foundation installation and maintenance vessels will be required for offshore wind projects planned over this decade.More than 100 turbine and foundation installation and maintenance vessels will…

Callan Marine Launches Marine Construction Division

Mar 08, 2021

Galveston, Texas-based Callan Marine has launched a new Marine Construction Division to provide turnkey marine, civil and specialty construction services along the U.S. Gulf Coast.The Marine Construction Division has the capability to complete projects requiring 110- to 300-ton crane barges…

Port of Nigg Selected to Support Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 10, 2021

SSE Renewables and Total have announced that Global Energy Group's Port of Nigg near Inverness has been selected as turbine foundation marshaling port for their giant Seagreen offshore wind farm.The marshaling contract will support 141 skilled jobs at Global Energy Group’s Port of Nigg…

Scorpio Bulkers to Change Name to Eneti

Jan 06, 2021

Scorpio Bulkers announced Wednesday that it intends to change its name to Eneti Inc. as the company plans its pivot from dry bulk shipping to offshore wind farm construction and services.The name change, which remains subject to approval at a February 3 shareholders meeting…

OSV Orion Fueled with LNG in Germany

Jan 23, 2020

The world’s largest LNG bunker vessel ‘Kairos’, operated by Nauticor, has supplied DEME’s next generation offshore installation vessel Orion, this first such ship-to-ship bunker transfer at the Port of Rostock.Orion is currently at the Liebherr construction yard in the Port of Rostock…

Maritime Schools Must Prep for Offshore Wind Jobs

Dec 09, 2019

The offshore wind industry in the United States is growing exponentially, with multiple projects in the development stages off of the Atlantic coast. The total megawatt capacity of U.S. offshore wind farms is anticipated to reach 22,000 by 2030 and 43…

Prepare Now for 40,000 Offshore Wind Jobs

Nov 18, 2019

The offshore wind industry in the United States is growing exponentially, with multiple projects in the development stages off of the Atlantic coast. The total megawatt capacity of U.S. offshore wind farms is anticipated to reach 22,000 by 2030 and 43…

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