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Port Capacity in Question as UK Offshore Wind Expands

Apr 01, 2022

U.K. port bosses are scratching their heads as to how to meet demand as offshore wind, including new floating projects, ramps up around the country’s coastline.The U.K. government is pushing this source of energy and has a 40-gigawatt (GW) by 2030 target—ramping up from around 30 GW today—for offshore wind. While fixed bottom projects continue to roll out, through some of the world’s largest offshore wind farms…

Seas of Change: Ports at the Forefront of Energy Transition

Dec 28, 2023

Ports in the UK such as Aberdeen serve as vital gateways to the offshore energy supply chain, providing services from surveying and construction to operational support, maintenance and decommissioning for oil and gas platforms and renewable energy installations all around the UK coastline…

deugro Completes Heavy Lift Move for FPSO Project in China

Dec 11, 2023

deugro reports that it has delivered a 15.8 x 13.2 x 17.2-m, 392-metric ton CO2 removal system from Rizhao to the COSCO Shipyard Qidong, China.The journey began in Rizhao, China and concluded at the COSCO Shipyard Qidong, spanning a domestic…

Peterson Tallies Logistics Contract from Harbour Energy

Aug 28, 2023

Peterson Energy Logistics announced it has been awarded a logistics contract from Harbour Energy to support its North Sea operations from Aberdeen.The five-year fixed-term contract includes an option to extend for a further five years, and the full scope of services includes quayside vessel loading…

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…

US Offshore Wind: Figuring Out the Business

Apr 07, 2022

If awards were given for dominating the sustainable energy spotlight, offshore wind (OSW) would surely be in line for top honors.Consider:Big money: BOEM’s February sale of New York Bight offshore wind development rights drew a record $4.37 billion in developers’ bids…

Crowley Takes Large & Leading Role In U.S. Offshore Wind

Mar 03, 2022

There’s often an upside to being among first-movers in an emerging industry, but many are often stifled by the risk inherent to new ventures. For Crowley, which today is leading the charge on a number of maritime fronts such as sustainability and decarbonization…

Port of Lowestoft: Peterson Nets Integrated Logistics Deal with Shell

Feb 28, 2022

Energy industry logistics provider Peterson said Monday it had secured a new contract with Shell to provide supply base services from the Port of Lowestoft, in the UK.'The new contract follows the expiry of a 7-year-old contract and strengthens…

Offshore Renewable Energy: A Port Puzzle for Floating Offshore Wind

Dec 08, 2021

After being very much on the margins of the offshore wind industry, floating offshore wind now appears to be ready to hit the mainstream. With gigawatt scale developments already on the horizon, what will the infrastructure needed to build and support them look like…

Crowley, Watco Team Up to Support Growing U.S. Offshore Wind Industry

Feb 09, 2021

Two U.S.-based maritime & offshore services and logistics companies Crowley and Watco, are teaming up in the space of the emerging offshore wind industry in the country.In a statement on Tuesday, the two firms said they'd create a single-source…

Peterson Renews Contract with Premier Oil

Oct 28, 2019

Energy logistics provider Peterson announced on Monday it has renewed a long-term contract worth over £20 million ($25.7 million) with independent exploration and production company Premier Oil.Peterson, having provided integrated logistics…

CNNS Pool: Collaboration Unlocks Efficiencies

Aug 30, 2019

Collaboration within the offshore energy industry has never been more important and mutually beneficial. Vessel sharing in the North Sea and beyond ensures efficiencies for companies that cannot be achieved when operating in isolation. One example…

North Sea Helicopters Vote to Strike

May 09, 2019

Helicopter pilots in the North Sea have voted to strike over pay. The pilots, employed by CHC Scotia, voted in favour of taking industrial action in a dispute over pay earlier this week (May 7). The ballot conducted among members of the British…

$70bln Offshore Wind Opportunity to US Supply Chain

Apr 01, 2019

America's burgeoning offshore wind industry, which is projected to generate nearly 20 gigawatts (GW) of clean, cost-competitive power in seven East Coast states by 2030, presents a nearly $70 billion CAPEX revenue opportunity to businesses in the U…

Oil Steady, Supported by OPEC Cuts

Mar 01, 2019

Record U.S. output, exports offset some of OPEC's cuts.Oil prices were broadly steady on Friday as surging U.S. supply and concerns of a global economic slowdown were offset by falling OPEC output.International Brent crude futures were at $66…

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