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Storage Space a Challenge for Offshore Wind Turbine Manufacturers

Jun 02, 2022

Some equations just don’t add up. For example, storing 500 offshore wind turbine blades at a site with only space for 400 (and that’s only if you don’t store the other key elements required to build a full turbine). Elaine Maslin visited Siemens Gamesa’s blade manufacturing facility in Hull, UK, to find out more.Storage space is becoming a major challenge that’s looming for ports involved in the fast-evolving offshore wind industry…

New JIP to Find Floating Wind Storage for Celtic Sea

Sep 09, 2022

A new industry partnership is set to support the UK’s floating wind industry by identifying offshore storage areas for wind turbines awaiting installation in the Celtic Sea. The TS-Flow JIP, led by Offshore Solutions Group and delivered in partnership with HR Wallingford…

New Decommissioning Hub in Aberdeen to Create Up to 50 New Jobs

Aug 25, 2022

CessCon Decom,  a Scotland-based firm specializing in decommissioning of oil and gas structures, plans to launch a decommissioning hub at the Port of Aberdeen’s £400 million South Harbour expansion in Q3 2022, creating up to 50 new jobs.The…

Skanska to Build Offshore Wind Staging Port in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA

Aug 16, 2022

Sweden-based Skanska, one of the country's largest construction firms, has signed a contract with the Virginia Port Authority to rebuild 72 acres of the Portsmouth Marine Terminal in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA. The project will redevelop approximately…

Libya Oil Chief says Full Output to Resume after Deal

Jul 18, 2022

Libyan oil output will resume from all shuttered fields and ports, the Tripoli government's newly installed head of National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Friday after meeting groups that have blockaded the facilities for months.The decision…

Libya's Oil Chief Rejects Sacking, Says Govt Mandate Expired

Jul 14, 2022

The head of Libya's National Oil Corp (NOC) on Wednesday rejected the prime minister's authority to sack him, raising the prospect of an open struggle for control of the state energy producer.In a furious televised speech, Mustafa Sanalla said…

Libya NOC Could Declare Force Majeure in Gulf of Sirte Area

Jun 27, 2022

Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Monday it was considering declaring force majeure in the Gulf of Sirte area within 72 hours unless production and shipping resume at the oil terminals there.Mustafa Sanallah, chairman of the state oil firm…

Watch the Webinar: How oil & energy firms can gain a competitive advantage by embracing the digital future

Jun 27, 2022

Data, innovation and digital:  How oil & energy firms can gain a competitive advantage by embracing the digital future Recorded on: Jun 29, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)   Watch the Webinar Watch the Webinar There…

PSG, Sarens JV Targets Offshore Wind Logistics Work in Scotland

Jun 10, 2022

PSG Marine & Logistics Ltd and Sarens have recently formed a joint venture offering services to the offshore wind and renewables sector across Scotland.Sarens specializes in crane rental services, heavy lifting, and engineered transport. PSG Marine & Logistics Ltd…

Scottish Secretary Visits Teesside Freeport, as Deadline Looms for Scottish Green Freeports Bids

Jun 09, 2022

Scottish Secretary Alister Jack on Wednesday visited Teesside Freeport in Middlesbrough, with just over a week to go before bidding closes on the competition for the two Scottish Green FreeportsUK Freeports are special areas where different economic regulations apply…

Norway's Hammerfest LNG Plant Resumes Operation After 20-month Outage

May 27, 2022

Norway’s Hammerfest liquefied natural gas plant has resumed operation as planned and is preparing to restart LNG production, a spokesperson for operator Equinor told Reuters on Friday.The plant has been offline for 20 months following a fire in September of 2020…

PD Ports Inks Deal to Bring Seajacks' UK Marine Base to Teesside

May 11, 2022

U.K.-based PD Ports announced it has entered into a long-term deal with offshore energy services company Seajacks to bring their U.K. marine base to the Tees Valley.Formerly based in Amsterdam, the new agreement will see Seajacks utilizing Cargo…

Germany to Help Eastern EU States Without Ports Access LNG - Scholz

May 06, 2022

Germany will show solidarity with European Union countries seeking alternatives to Russian gas and oil, for example helping eastern states without ports in the North or Baltic Seas access liquefied natural gas (LNG), Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday…

Irish Port Eyes Offshore Wind Opportunities. Taps Bechtel for Assistance

May 06, 2022

Shannon Foynes Port Company has selected Bechtel to update its Vision 2041 master plan to accommodate offshore and onshore investment within and near its harbor in Ireland. Bechtel will support the company in considering how to deliver significant growth and expansion of the port…

Wasco to Buy MMA Offshore's Batam Shipyard

May 02, 2022

Australian offshore vessel owner MMA Offshore has agreed to sell its shipyard facility in Batam, Indonesia to Wasco Engineering Group.Wasco will pay $15 million for the shipyard facility. The transaction is expected to complete by December 30…

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