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Port of Aberdeen Gets UK Gov't Funding to Accelerate Net Zero Drive

Nov 10, 2022

The UK Government has granted Port of Aberdeen more than £200,000 in funding to accelerate the port’s drive to Net Zero by 2040.The ‘Port Zero’ feasibility study, which is part of the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition Round 2 (CMDC2)…

More Than 60% of Port of Aberdeen's South Harbour Expansion Project Operational

Nov 03, 2022

More than 60% of the Port of Aberdeen's £400 million South Harbour development is now operational, marking the project's penultimate construction milestone, the port said in a statement on Thursday.The handover from construction to operations for Dunnottar…

Crowley, Humboldt Bay to Develop and Operate California Wind Terminal

Oct 27, 2022

Crowley signed an agreement on Thursday with the Port of Humboldt Bay to exclusively negotiate to be the developer and operator of a terminal to serve as California’s first hub for offshore wind energy installations.  Through Crowley’s Wind Services group…

Norwegian Police Investigate Drone Sighting Over Gas Plant

Oct 14, 2022

Norway police on Friday investigated reports of a drone flying over the Kaarstoe [Kårstø] gas plant in southwest Norway on Thursday, while in Arctic Norway a Russian-Israeli citizen was arrested when police found two drones in his car.The Norwegian…

Threat Against Major Gas Plant Resolved, Norwegian Police Say

Oct 13, 2022

Norwegian police on Thursday responded to a threat made by telephone against the Nyhamna gas processing plant, one of Europe's largest energy export facilities, and later said the incident had been resolved. The threat came amid heightened concerns…

Crowley Wraps Salem Harbor Acreage Buy to Create Offshore Wind Port Terminal

Oct 05, 2022

Crowley has completed the purchase of 42 acres in Salem, Massachusetts, the latest milestone toward the development of the state’s second major offshore wind port terminal.The Salem Harbor Wind Terminal is a public-private partnership between Crowley and the City of Salem…

New JIP to Find Floating Wind Storage for Celtic Sea

Sep 09, 2022

A new industry partnership is set to support the UK’s floating wind industry by identifying offshore storage areas for wind turbines awaiting installation in the Celtic Sea. The TS-Flow JIP, led by Offshore Solutions Group and delivered in partnership with HR Wallingford…

New Decommissioning Hub in Aberdeen to Create Up to 50 New Jobs

Aug 25, 2022

CessCon Decom,  a Scotland-based firm specializing in decommissioning of oil and gas structures, plans to launch a decommissioning hub at the Port of Aberdeen’s £400 million South Harbour expansion in Q3 2022, creating up to 50 new jobs.The…

Skanska to Build Offshore Wind Staging Port in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA

Aug 16, 2022

Sweden-based Skanska, one of the country's largest construction firms, has signed a contract with the Virginia Port Authority to rebuild 72 acres of the Portsmouth Marine Terminal in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA. The project will redevelop approximately…

Libya Oil Chief says Full Output to Resume after Deal

Jul 18, 2022

Libyan oil output will resume from all shuttered fields and ports, the Tripoli government's newly installed head of National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Friday after meeting groups that have blockaded the facilities for months.The decision…

Libya's Oil Chief Rejects Sacking, Says Govt Mandate Expired

Jul 14, 2022

The head of Libya's National Oil Corp (NOC) on Wednesday rejected the prime minister's authority to sack him, raising the prospect of an open struggle for control of the state energy producer.In a furious televised speech, Mustafa Sanalla said…

Libya NOC Could Declare Force Majeure in Gulf of Sirte Area

Jun 27, 2022

Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Monday it was considering declaring force majeure in the Gulf of Sirte area within 72 hours unless production and shipping resume at the oil terminals there.Mustafa Sanallah, chairman of the state oil firm…

Watch the Webinar: How oil & energy firms can gain a competitive advantage by embracing the digital future

Jun 27, 2022

Data, innovation and digital:  How oil & energy firms can gain a competitive advantage by embracing the digital future Recorded on: Jun 29, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)   Watch the Webinar Watch the Webinar There…

PSG, Sarens JV Targets Offshore Wind Logistics Work in Scotland

Jun 10, 2022

PSG Marine & Logistics Ltd and Sarens have recently formed a joint venture offering services to the offshore wind and renewables sector across Scotland.Sarens specializes in crane rental services, heavy lifting, and engineered transport. PSG Marine & Logistics Ltd…

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