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Sen. Schumer Calls for Offshore Wind Turbine Assembly Site to be Built in Brooklyn

Dec 29, 2020

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer on Monday joined Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, calling for a creation of a local offshore wind turbine assembly center at Sunset Park, Brooklyn, New York, and calling for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) funding…

"Hundreds of Jobs" - Equinor Picks Port of Albany for Offshore Wind Tower Making Facility

Nov 13, 2020

Norwegian energy company Equinor has proposed the Port of Albany, in upstate New York, as the first offshore wind tower manufacturing facility in the  U.S.'Developed jointly with leading wind industry manufacturers Marmen and Welcon, Equinor…

Van Oord to Remove Silt from Averijhaven to Make Room for Energy Port

Oct 13, 2020

Dutch marine and offshore services contractor Van Oord has won a contract to design and carry out the removal of silt from the Averijhaven depot in IJmuiden, The Netherlands, creating space for what will eventually become an energy port for offshore wind…

Offshore Oil Wells, Ports Shut as Hurricane Sally Advances on U.S. Gulf

Sep 14, 2020

Energy companies, ports and refiners raced on Monday to shut down as Hurricane Sally grew stronger while lumbering toward the central U.S. Gulf Coast, the second significant hurricane to shutter oil and gas activity over the last month.The hurricane…

Scotland Needs to Expand Port Capacity to Accommodate Growing Offshore Wind Needs

Sep 02, 2020

A report commissioned by Crown Estate Scotland has found that Scotland has good technical capability to support offshore wind port functions in some, but not all locations and that investments in port capacity will be required to meet the needs of the growing offshore wind industry…

Insurgents Seize Port Near Total's Mozambique LNG Project

Aug 12, 2020

Islamist insurgents have captured a heavily-defended port in the far northern Mozambique town of Mocimboa da Praia, close to the site of natural gas projects worth some $60 billion, local media reported on Wednesday.It was one of several attacks…

New York Launches Up To 2,500MW Offshore Wind Solicitation

Jul 22, 2020

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday announced offshore wind solicitation aimed at developing up to 2,500 Megawatts of renewable energy and complementary multi-port infrastructure investment.The solicitation includes a multi-port strategy…

Freight Planning… What About Offshore Wind…?

Jun 09, 2020

At the end of 2019 – December 27, to be exact – the US Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary – filed a request for information regarding the development of a National Freight Strategic Plan (NFSP), required by the multi-year federal transportation bill…

Mammoet Lands its ‘Biggest Ever’ Contract at Arctic LNG 2 Project

May 25, 2020

Dutch heavy lift and transportation company Mammoet has said it has won its largest-ever contract at the Arctic LNG 2 project in Russia.Mammoet said Monday the contract was awarded by Technip-led joint venture NovArctic in cooperation with Saipem and NIPIgas…

Infranode to Invest Up to $145M in Port Esbjerg's Offshore Wind Facilities

May 14, 2020

Infranode, a Swedish fund investing in Nordic infrastructure, plans to invest up to one billion Danish kroner (around $145 million) in Danish Port Esbjerg's offshore wind turbine facilities.Investments would go into port facilities for storage…

Roll Group to Devlop Yard in Indonesia

Mar 03, 2020

The Netherlands based heavy cargo specialist Roll Group said it has signed a contract to further develop and open its own yard at Indonesia's Bintan Offshore Marine Center (BOMC).BOMC has offered Roll Group the opportunity to become an exclusive partner in the BOMC yard…

Orsted Inks Taichung Lease for OWF

Feb 25, 2020

Orsted Taiwan Ltd announced that it has signed a 20-year wharf lease with Taiwan International Ports Corp (TIPC) for the development of its offshore wind farms (OWF) off Changhua County.The global offshore wind leader announced the signing of…

Port of Blyth Hails UK's Freeport Vision

Feb 13, 2020

Port of Blyth, one of the UK’s leading offshore energy support hubs, and its partner, Energy Central, has supported the announcement from the UK Government of a 10-week consultation on its ‘freeports vision’.The Port of Blyth and businesses…

Virginia Port Signs Pact with Ørsted

Jan 29, 2020

Danish energy giant Ørsted has entered into an agreement with the Port of Virginia to lease a portion of the Portsmouth Marine Terminal for offshore wind staging materials and equipment.According to Virginia governor's office, Orsted could use…

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…

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