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FSRU Exemplar Arrives in Finland

Dec 29, 2022

Excelerate Energy's floating storage and regasification unit (“FSRU”) Exemplar arrived at the port of Inkoo, Finland on December 28, 2022. The FSRU was previously loaded with a partial cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) which will serve as the initial commissioning cargo for the terminal…

FSRU Exemplar Set to Arrive at Finland's Inkoo Port on Dec. 26

Dec 20, 2022

The floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal chartered by Finland to replace Russian gas is scheduled to arrive at Inkoo port west of Helsinki on Dec. 26, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Tuesday. Finland has agreed a 10-year charter for…

Höegh Esperanza, FSRU for Germany's First LNG Terminal Reaches Wilhelmshaven

Dec 15, 2022

The Höegh Esperanza floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU), for Germany's first LNG terminal, has arrived in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, Uniper has informed.'The arrival of the FSRU marks an important milestone shortly before the opening of Germany's first LNG terminal on December 17…

EEW-AOS to Build Monopiles for Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Farm Off New Jersey

Dec 13, 2022

U.S. offshore wind developer Atlantic Shores, a 50:50 partnership between Shell and EDF, has executed a Pre-Commitment and Capacity Reservation Agreement (PCCRA) with EEW American Offshore Structures Inc. (EEW-AOS) to serve as the manufacturing company for monopiles on its 1…

VTTI Plans New 5 bcm Floating LNG Platform in Netherlands by 2024

Dec 13, 2022

Dutch energy company VTTI said on Monday it plans to build a new floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the Netherlands with capacity to import 5 billion cubic meters of gas annually. On Friday the Dutch government said it was in talks…

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…

MMA Offshore Sells Batam Shipyard

Dec 02, 2022

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore has completed the sale of its shipyard in Batam, Indonesia.The planned sale was first announced back in May when MMA Offshore said it would sell its shipyard facility to Wasco Engineering Group…

Port of Aberdeen Gets UK Gov't Funding to Accelerate Net Zero Drive

Nov 10, 2022

The UK Government has granted Port of Aberdeen more than £200,000 in funding to accelerate the port’s drive to Net Zero by 2040.The ‘Port Zero’ feasibility study, which is part of the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition Round 2 (CMDC2)…

Italy's Emilia Romagna Backs New FSRU Terminal in Ravenna

Nov 08, 2022

Italy's Emilia Romagna region has approved a project for a new floating LNG terminal off the coast of Ravenna in the upper Adriatic sea, it said on Monday, part of the country's broader efforts to replace dwindling Russian gas supplies. Almost…

More Than 60% of Port of Aberdeen's South Harbour Expansion Project Operational

Nov 03, 2022

More than 60% of the Port of Aberdeen's £400 million South Harbour development is now operational, marking the project's penultimate construction milestone, the port said in a statement on Thursday.The handover from construction to operations for Dunnottar…

Report: Germany Could Seize Property to Speed LNG Build-out

Nov 02, 2022

Germany, racing to end its reliance on Russian gas, plans to introduce new regulation that will make it possible to expropriate property to link offshore liquid natural gas terminals to the grid, Handeslblatt reported. The new law could make…

Norwegian Police Investigate Drone Sighting Over Gas Plant

Oct 14, 2022

Norway police on Friday investigated reports of a drone flying over the Kaarstoe [Kårstø] gas plant in southwest Norway on Thursday, while in Arctic Norway a Russian-Israeli citizen was arrested when police found two drones in his car.The Norwegian…

Threat Against Major Gas Plant Resolved, Norwegian Police Say

Oct 13, 2022

Norwegian police on Thursday responded to a threat made by telephone against the Nyhamna gas processing plant, one of Europe's largest energy export facilities, and later said the incident had been resolved. The threat came amid heightened concerns…

Crowley Wraps Salem Harbor Acreage Buy to Create Offshore Wind Port Terminal

Oct 05, 2022

Crowley has completed the purchase of 42 acres in Salem, Massachusetts, the latest milestone toward the development of the state’s second major offshore wind port terminal.The Salem Harbor Wind Terminal is a public-private partnership between Crowley and the City of Salem…

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