Haun, Eric

Haun, Eric

Editor
Eric Haun is editor of Marine News. He has covered the commercial maritime and offshore industries for MarineLink.com and Maritime Reporter & Engineering News since 2013, and was previously managing editor of Offshore Engineer and Marine Technology Reporter.
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Crowley, ESVAGT Partner to Service the US Offshore Wind Industry

Mar 16, 2021

U.S.-based Crowley and Danish shipping company ESVAGT are teaming up to build and operate purpose-built, Jones Act vessels to support the emerging U.S. offshore wind energy market.As the U.S. offshore wind industry continues to gain momentum at pace…

Atlantic Wind Transfers Launches Jones Act CTV Atlantic Endeavor

Feb 15, 2021

U.S. offshore wind crew transfer company Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) said its second Jones Act crew transfer vessel (CTV) Atlantic Endeavor was launched at the end of December.Designed by U.K. firm Chartwell Marine and built by Blount Boats in Warren…

Scorpio Bulkers to Change Name to Eneti

Jan 06, 2021

Scorpio Bulkers announced Wednesday that it intends to change its name to Eneti Inc. as the company plans its pivot from dry bulk shipping to offshore wind farm construction and services.The name change, which remains subject to approval at a February 3 shareholders meeting…

Edison Chouest Inks Deal for Battery-equipped PSV

Dec 21, 2020

Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) has entered into a contract with an oil major to install battery systems aboard one of its Jones Act platform supply vessels (PSV), the U.S.-based shipowner announced Monday. With the long-term deal in hand, ECO…

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Plans First Jones Act Rock Installation Vessel

Dec 03, 2020

U.S.-based Great Lakes Dredge & Dock is developing a first-of-its-kind vessel to support America's burgeoning offshore wind industry.The nation's largest dredging services provider announced Thursday it is working with Ulstein Design and Solutions B…

Video: In Offshore Wind, Size Matters

Nov 20, 2020

The offshore wind industry has made great strides to become a cost-competitive option for grid and off-grid energy solutions. And today, the industry is growing faster than ever before, both in the well-established European market and in newer ones such as in China…

OTC 2021 Postponed

Nov 16, 2020

One of the world's largest conferences and exhibitions dedicated to the offshore energy industry will be postponed next year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.The Offshore Technology Conference, which attracts tens of thousands of visitors to Houston annually…

Video: USCG Performs Rescue Drill on Wind Turbine off Virginia

Oct 22, 2020

As the U.S. offshore wind industry begins to build up, the U.S. Coast Guard is training to ensure it is prepared to respond to any potential emergency—even at 400 feet in the air.Last week, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City…

Manor's New CTV Sails on First Charter

Sep 24, 2020

U.K.-based marine services firm Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) said its newest crew transfer vessel (CTV), Manor Endurance, has embarked on its first charter supporting the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm, off the U.K.’s East Coast.The launch…

Vroon to Recycle Three PSVs

Sep 16, 2020

The offshore oil and gas downturn has claimed three more victims.Dutch-based Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) will dispose of three out-of-work platform supply vessels (PSV) in an effort to 'right-size' its fleet amid the prolonged industry slump…

Hermitage Offshore Services Files for Chapter 11

Aug 12, 2020

Offshore vessel owner Hermitage Offshore Services, hit by prolonged low oil prices and business fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, said it has voluntarily filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York…

Vard Secures ABS AIP for Second SOV Design

Aug 04, 2020

Vard Marine (VARD) is doubling down on the U.S. offshore wind sector, having recently secured ABS Approval in Principle (AIP) for a second Jones Act service operation vessel (SOV) design.The AIP awarded in June 2020 is for a customized version…

Scorpio Bulkers Plans to Buy Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Aug 03, 2020

Dry bulk shipowner Scorpio Bulkers on Monday announced it has signed a letter of intent to purchase a newbuild wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) as a “first step in a transition towards a sustainable business in renewable energy”.Scorpio…

New Report Outlines Big Potential for Offshore Wind

Jun 16, 2020

Offshore wind currently represents just a small piece of the world’s energy supply. But that’s changing faster than ever before as new and existing players look to tap the huge resource potential—and market opportunities—being unlocked by shrinking costs and technological advances…

Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2020 Canceled

Apr 02, 2020

The 2020 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.'While OTC’s purpose is to provide an opportunity for those in the offshore petroleum industry from around the world to meet and share knowledge…

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