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Californian Port Gets $427M Boost for New Offshore Wind Infrastructure

Jan 25, 2024

The U.S. government has awarded a major grant to the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation, and Conservation District for the construction of a new marine terminal to be primarily used for floating offshore wind-related activities.The grant for the Humboldt Bay Offshore Wind MVP (Minimum Viable Port) project comes through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Nationally Significant Multimodal Freight & Highway Projects (INFRA) grant program…

Preparing for Floating Wind – Leveraging the Oil & Gas Supply Chain

Jun 28, 2024

Examining similarities and differences between the deepwater oil & gas and the emerging floating wind segment.There has been much excitement around the potential for the offshore wind industry to access deeper water sites through the deployment of floating wind technology…

Mooreast to Quadruple Production Capacity with Seatrium Facility Purchase

Jun 19, 2024

Singapore-based mooring and anchoring specialist Mooreast Holdings has set out plans to acquire a 98,919 sqm facility from Seatrium’s subsidiary, quadrupling its production capacity in Singapore to serve the floating offshore renewable sector…

One-on-One: Rob Langford, VP, Global Offshore Wind, ABS

Apr 23, 2024

As the U.S. offshore wind industry endures a predictable number of stops and starts during its adolescence, common mantras are ‘learn from the established European model’ and ‘embrace technology transfer from the offshore oil and gas sector…

Port of Aberdeen Makes Progress on its Strategic Floating Wind Path

Apr 02, 2024

Port of Aberdeen has stepped closer to becoming a strategic hub for floating offshore wind, with its proposed South Harbour upgrade project progressing to Stage 2 ‘priority’ status in the Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council’s (SOWEC) strategic investment model…

Welsh Port Steps Closer to Becoming Floating Wind Hub

Mar 29, 2024

A project to transform the Port Talbot into a major hub for floating offshore wind (FLOW) and green energy development has come one step closer to securing a share of up to $200 million (£160 million) of UK Government funding.The UK Government…

Euroports and BlueFloat Forge Strategic Offshore Wind Alliance

Mar 21, 2024

One of the largest port-infrastructure companies Euroports and Spanish offshore wind developer BlueFloat Energy have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to foster cooperation in supply chain and ports infrastructure for the delivery of offshore wind in Europe…

RWE Joins Forces with Spanish Port to Create Floating Wind Hub

Mar 19, 2024

Germany's top utility RWE has signed a Letter of Support with the Port Authority of A Coruña to facilitate the scaling-up of the port capacity in support of the Spanish government’s floating wind targets.Working together under a Letter of Support…

New Agreement to Kickstart Salem Offshore Wind Terminal

Feb 26, 2024

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), Crowley Wind Services and the City of Salem announced the transfer of ownership and an agreement for site improvements and ongoing operations for the Salem Offshore Wind Terminal.The agreement…

Floating Production – A Growing Segment in Transition

Feb 22, 2024

The specialized deepwater oil & gas and floating offshore wind segments will share many of the same stakeholders and supply chains, competing for increasingly scarce resources.To receive a full version of Inteletus analysis, click hereThe established…

Maine Selects Sears Island as Preferred Site for Floating Wind Port Facility

Feb 21, 2024

The government of Maine has selected a section of state-owned area on Sears Island as its preferred site for a port facility development that will support the floating offshore wind industry.The selection of the site, announced by the Governor of Maine Janet Mills…

New Breakwater Installed to Support CTVs Berthing at Port of Newhaven

Feb 13, 2024

As part of the refurbishment for the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Rampion offshore wind farm, Inland and Coastal Marina Systems (ICMS) has installed a floating concrete breakwater within the Port of Newhaven to provide safe berthing facilities for crew transfer vessels (CTV)…

BAR Tech Signs European Supplier for Wind Propulsion Systems

Feb 12, 2024

BAR Technologies, a developer of wind propulsion systems, has entered into partnership with floating offshore wind platforms pioneer Nervion Naval Offshore to manage and oversee the production of BAR Technologies’ wing sail design WindWings in Europe…

The Power of Offshore Molecule Production

Oct 20, 2023

Energy ecosystems are evolving as the value of offshore power-to-X production is being realized.Flexible and delivered in long lengths on reels in a fast-track operation, thermoplastic composite pipeline can transfer up to nine times the amount of energy as a cable and can be used to store hydrogen…

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…

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