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MHI Vestas Expands at Ostende

Jan 15, 2019

Danish manufacturer of wind turbines MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has opened a new office in the Port of Ostend to expand its offshore wind operations at the Belgian port.“Because we will be servicing no fewer than 244 wind turbines at sea from the Port of Oostende by 2020…

ABP, Peterson Sign Pact

Jan 07, 2019

The logistics and service provider to the offshore energy industry Peterson UK Limited has concluded a new long-term agreement with Associated British Ports Holdings (ABP) to establish a new operational and logistics base to the Port of Lowestoft…

Tango FLNG En Route to Argentina

Dec 27, 2018

Belgium based EXMAR announced Thursday that its floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility has left China for a 45-day voyage to the destination of its liquefaction operations at the Port of Bahia Blanca in Argentina.The barge-based Tango…

ALE, OM Heavy Lift to Raise Dundee Offshore Profile

Nov 21, 2018

Global heavy lift and transportation specialist ALE has expanded its heavy lifting services by establishing a non-disclosure agreement with the Port of Dundee, which is owned by Forth Ports, and lifting, jacking and storage specialist OM Heavy Lift to provide the full service of port operations…

Construction Begins at Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 19, 2018

A ground-breaking ceremony was held at Harwich International Port, North Sea seaport in Essex, to mark the official start of construction of the GBP 10 million operations & maintenance (O&M) base for Galloper Offshore Wind Farm.Representatives from the wind farm…

Norwegian Oil, Gas Plants Restart after Ship Collision

Nov 08, 2018

An oil tanker and a Norwegian navy frigate collided off Norway's west coast on Thursday, injuring eight people and triggering the temporary shutdown of a North Sea crude export terminal, Norway's top gas processing plant and several offshore fields…

BREAKING: Tanker, Frigate Collision Shuts Down Norwegian Oil, Gas to Europe

Nov 08, 2018

Norway has been forced to close the Sture Oil Terminal near Bergen and has started closing down the nearby Kollsness gas-and-condensate terminal — a lifeline of heating gas to Europe — after an early morning collision between a $440-million frigate and an oil tanker…

Corpus Christi Port to Build Oil Export Terminal

Oct 29, 2018

Port to build oil export terminalPrivate equity firm Carlyle Group will partner with the Port of Corpus Christi, the top oil export hub in the United States, to develop a major crude oil export terminal on Harbor Island.Carlyle's announcement comes as infrastructure in the U…

Advance Information of Berths in Ports Can Cut Cost and Emission

Oct 19, 2018

If seagoing vessels were better informed about the availability of berths and adapted their speed accordingly, substantial savings could be made in terms of fuel and CO2 emissions. This conclusion is based on a study that was recently commissioned…

C-Innovation Opens Port Fourchon Facility

Oct 09, 2018

C-Innovation reports it has opened a new dock facility in Port Fourchon, La., to expand the capabilities of its Subsea Services group.With more than 550 ft of open quayside, Bayou Lafourche is a main entrance into the facility, which is supplied…

Vattenfall Opts Great Yarmouth Base for Offshore Wind Farms

Oct 05, 2018

The Swedish energy group Vattenfall and the infrastructure specialists Peel Ports have agreed to reserve space at Great Yarmouth harbour to site an operations base for two major offshore wind farms.Economic leaders described the move as a big…

Norway's Gas Exports Set to Match Annual Record

Sep 21, 2018

Norway's gas exports hit a new high of 36.8 billion cubic meters (bcm) this summer and the annual deliveries will be on a par with the record annual figure achieved in 2017, gas system operator Gassco said on Friday.Between May and August, which is normally a season with fewer gas exports…

PDVSA to Divert Tankers to Nearby Port after Collision

Aug 31, 2018

Venezuela's state-run PDVSA is organizing a contingency plan to address its latest oil-export problem following a minor accident last week at the country's main crude terminal, two sources from the firm told Reuters on Friday.A tanker collision…

Hoegh Backs Out of Chile LNG Project but Buoyant on Market

Aug 23, 2018

Hoegh LNG said on Thursday it had let agreements lapse in Chile that tied one of its floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) import vessels to a project there because approvals for the initiative were likely to be delayed again.The Norwegian company…

PDVSA to Resume Use of Caribbean Oil Terminal

Aug 21, 2018

Venezuela's PDVSA and NuStar Energy LP have reached an agreement over outstanding storage fees, allowing the state-run company to resume use of a key storage terminal in the Caribbean, the U.S. energy firm said on Monday.NuStar had suspended PDVSA several times since 2017 from using its St…

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