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Implenia and NorSea to Build Floating Offshore Wind Plant In Norway

Aug 18, 2023

Swiss-based firm Implenia and NorSea's WindWorks Jelsa have signed an agreement to develop a production and assembly facility for large concrete or steel structures for the floating offshore wind industry at Norway’s west coast.Implenia and NorSea will become equal minority shareholders (approx…

Europe's Offshore Wind Boom Threatened by Looming Tower Supply Gap

Jun 30, 2023

Offshore wind developments play a vital role in Europe's energy transition plans, but the industry may face a significant supply challenge in the coming years, with a forecasted wind tower supply crunch.According to Rystad Energy, in 2028, the…

AD Ports and Crystal Offshore Sign Deal to Set Up Offshore Rig and Vessel Repair Base in Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Port

Jun 05, 2023

Abu Dhabi-based AD Ports Group has signed a 25 years agreement with Singapore-based Crystal Offshore a logistics solution provider to the marine & offshore Industry to build an offshore rig and vessel repair base in Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Port…

TechnipFMC, DOF-owned Vessel Catches Fire in Brazil

Jun 02, 2023

Skandi Buzios, a pipelay support vessel owned by TechnipFMC and DOF, caught fire Friday morning in a Brazilian port.The Brazilian media and some social media accounts on Friday showed images and videos of the burning vessel with thick smoke…

Crowley Invests in Tugdock's Floating Dry Dock Platform to Boost U.S. Floating Offshore Wind

May 31, 2023

U.S.-based maritime logistics and offshore services firm Crowley on Wednesday announced a new investment in Tugdock. Tugdock has developed 'the world’s first road-transportable floating dry dock' known as the Tugdock Submersible Platform (TSP)…

Greece: Alexandroupolis Port Gets $26M EU Funding

May 17, 2023

Greece has secured 24 million euros ($26 million) in European Union funding to upgrade its northern Aegean Sea port of Alexandroupolis, privatization agency HRADF said on Wednesday.Alexandroupolis, which is close to Bulgaria and Turkey, has been used by U…

Taiwan’s Port of Taichung Starts Work on Offshore Wind Support Infrastructure

Apr 30, 2023

Officials of the Port of Taichung (TIPC) in Taiwan have held a ground-breaking ceremony for the start of construction on Wharf Nos. 37 and 38 which will provide supporting infrastructure to the nation’s offshore wind industry.When completed…

Swedish Port to Buy Into 1GW Offshore Wind Project

Apr 25, 2023

The Gothenburg Port Authority will become a partner in Eolus’ 1GW Västvind offshore wind power project, offshore Gothenburg, Sweden, to meet growing electricity demand.According to Eolus, the offshore wind farm will be able to generate electricity…

World’s Largest Electric Crane Under Construction

Apr 24, 2023

A new electric-powered ring crane being built for Dutch engineered heavy lift company Mammoet is set to become the world’s highest capacity land-based crane.The first parts of the new 6,000t ring crane will soon be delivered to Mammoet’s engineering nerve center in The Netherlands…

C-Innovation Opens New Facility in Port Fourchon

Apr 18, 2023

C-Innovation, an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its family of companies, announced the opening of its new facility in Port Fourchon, La. The expansion provides an additional dock facility for subsea inspection, maintenance and…

Markets: The Challenges of Developing Floating Wind at Scale

Apr 13, 2023

Tens of gigawatts of floating wind projects are slated for development in this and the next decade, but many obstacles remain.There has been much focus on the emerging floating wind market of late.The U.K. is forging ahead with commercial scale…

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…

Finland’s New Inkoo Terminal Accepts First LNG

Apr 04, 2023

Finland’s new Inkoo floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) terminal on Sunday accepted its first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG).The cargo, which was ordered by Elenger, the largest privately owned energy company in the Finnish-Baltic region…

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…

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…

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