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Vattenfall Picks Port for Giant Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone

Mar 17, 2023

Renewable energy developer Vattenfall has selected the port at Great Yarmouth, run by infrastructure specialists Peel Ports, as the preferred location for the operations and maintenance base for the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone.When completed…

Operations and Maintenance Base for World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Opened at Port of Tyne

Mar 15, 2023

Operations and Maintenance Base for what will be the world's largest offshore wind farm - the Dogger Bank - was officially opened on Tuesday in Port of Tyne.Equinor, a partner in the North Sea wind farm, said that the O&M base would serve as the hub for operations for Dogger Bank Wind Farm…

ICMS Installs Pontoon System in Eyemouth Harbour for CTVs Serving Scottish Wind Farm

Mar 10, 2023

Inland and Coastal Marina Systems (ICMS) in Scotland said Friday it had installed a heavy-duty pontoon system in Eyemouth Harbour as part of the new operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm.The system comprises a 58m x 4m pontoon and a 27m x 4m pontoon…

Gastrade Sees Decision On Second LNG Terminal This Year

Feb 23, 2023

Greece’s Gastrade said on Thursday it expects to take a final investment decision on developing a second gas floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) off the country’s northern port of Alexandroupolis by the end of the year.With Europe…

WATCH: The Largest Vessel Ever to Visit Port of Aberdeen Arrives for Maintenance

Feb 22, 2023

Noble Corp.'s jack-up drilling rig, the Noble Innovator, earlier this month arrived in the Port of Aberdeen for maintenance. According to the Port of Aberdeen, with legs measuring more than 200 meters in height, the rig is the largest vessel to ever enter the port…

Sif to Build World's Largest Monopile Foundation Manufacturing Plant in Rotterdam

Feb 17, 2023

Dutch offshore wind foundation maker Sif this week said it would build the world's largest monopile foundation manufacturing plant in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, with an estimated investment of around €328 million.The plant will be built at the 62 hectare Maasvlakte 2 site in Rotterdam…

Guyana's Shore Base Project Could Cut Shipping Costs by About 12%

Feb 16, 2023

Companies working on a $300 million logistics facility in Guyana that will support offshore oil operations said on Wednesday the shore base will help reduce shipping costs for supplies by as much as 12% by allowing larger supply vessels to dock…

Crowley Aims to Set Up Offshore Wind Terminal at Port Fourchon

Feb 09, 2023

U.S. maritime and logistics company Crowley said it has made a deal that could see it lease and develop an offshore wind terminal in Louisiana's Port Fourchon.The Right of First Refusal agreement was reached during Wednesday’s Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) Board Meeting in Cut Off…

Floating Wind to Drive U.S West Coast Port Developments

Jan 30, 2023

In recent State of the Port address, the first held since 2020, the Port of Long Beach’s Executive Director Mario Cordero discussed the port’s plan to support California’s emerging floating wind industry.The Port of Long Beach has not yet been identified as a marshalling port for any one project…

Onshore Funding for US Offshore Wind

Jan 25, 2023

Most of the media coverage of offshore wind development in the United States focuses on the leases of the offshore areas where the wind turbines will be located. However, equally important is the landside dimension of these projects, including the manufacture…

Cromarty Firth Port Wins Monopile Marshalling Deal for Moray West Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 25, 2023

Developers of the Moray West offshore wind farm in the UK have selected Invergordon port in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland, as the location for marshalling all 62 monopiles prior to installation as part of the Moray West offshore wind farm.  The wind farm is being developed by Ocean Winds…

T7 Global Wins Offshore Decom and Headhunting Jobs from Hibiscus, PTTEP

Jan 25, 2023

Malaysian energy industry services provider, T7 Global said Wednesday it had secured two letters of award worth a combined value of approximately RM100 million (currently around $23,47 million). The letters of award were secured by the company's…

RWE Selects Offshore Construction Base for Giant Offshore Wind Project in the UK

Dec 21, 2022

German renewable energy firm RWE has selected Port of Blyth as offshore construction base for its 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm, one of the world’s largest offshore wind projects.'Commissioned in December 2000, Blyth was home to the UK’s first offshore wind turbine pilot project…

In a First, Scottish Port Set to Offer Shore Power for Offshore Vessels

Dec 09, 2022

Montrose Port Authority says the port is set to become the first Scottish port to provide shore power infrastructure to the energy sector.To enable shore power to offshore energy industry vessels, the port has partnered with with Plug Shore Power Ltd in a 50/50 joint venture…

Global Port Services Supports Construction of Scotland's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 08, 2022

Global Port Services, owned by Global Energy Group alongside the Port of Nigg, has said it has secured multiple contracts to support its client Seagreen Wind Energy Limited (SWEL), with site enabling works for the pre-assembly construction of…

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