Ports News

 

Energy Firms Face Another Storm in US Gulf

Sep 13, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell on Monday began evacuating staff from a U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil platform, and other energy companies began preparing for hurricane-force winds from a second Gulf Coast storm in as many weeks.Tropical Storm Nicholas was about 105 miles (115 km) south of Port O'Connor, Texas, and moving north with winds of 60 miles per hour (97 kph). It could become a hurricane just ahead of landfall on Monday…

Crowley Opens Rhode Island Office to Support Offshore Wind Ops

Oct 08, 2021

Crowley Maritime Corporation on Thursday opened a new Rhode Island office for its New Energy division, to advance the development and operation of offshore wind energy installations.The new office, the opening of which was announced by Crowley and Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee…

Salem Harbor to Become Major Offshore Wind Port

Sep 30, 2021

A public-private partnership will aim to establish Salem Harbor as the Massachusetts’ second major offshore wind port.Vineyard Wind, set to be the first ever commercial scale offshore wind farm in the U.S., will work with Crowley Maritime Corporation and the City of Salem for the project…

Port of Mukran to Serve as O&M Base for Parkwind's Baltic Sea Wind Farm

Sep 17, 2021

Offshore wind developer Parkwind has selected the Port of Mukran as a service base that will serve its Arcadis Ost I wind farm, in the Baltic Sea, offshore Germany.Earlier this week, Parkwind, wind turbine maker Vestas, and construction firm…

First Look at Louisiana Offshore Oil Port Finds No Major Damage after Hurricane

Sep 01, 2021

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP), the largest deepwater oil import and export terminal on the U.S. Gulf Coast, has found no major damages to its marine operations during an initial review [of the impact of the hurricane Ida], but operations remain offline as assessments continue…

Apollo to Invest in New York Offshore Wind Port Project

Jul 20, 2021

Apollo Global Management has recently informed that certain funds managed by its affiliates have signed an exclusive agreement to invest in the Arthur Kill Terminal project, dubbed a major offshore wind energy staging and assembly port under development in Staten Island…

BP, EnBW to Invest Billions if Bid for Scottish Offshore Wind Lease Successful

Jul 19, 2021

British oil major BP and the German renewables firm EnBW submitted their bid for offshore wind acreage in the ScotWind leasing round, looking to secure the rights for a lease area off the east coast of Scotland that could support offshore wind projects with 2…

Dutch Gov't Awards $2.56B for Rotterdam Carbon Capture Project

Jun 08, 2021

The Dutch government on Tuesday confirmed that it has awarded 2.1 billion euros ($2.56 billion), nearly half of its 2021 annual budget for sustainable projects, to a project aimed at capturing and storing carbon emissions from Rotterdam Port…

For Europe to Meet Offshore Wind Targets, $7,9B in Port Investments Needed, Report Says

May 27, 2021

Some €6.5 billion (around $7,9 billion) in port infrastructure investments will be necessary for Europe to reach its 2030 offshore wind objectives, according to WindEurope.WindEuope, which says that ports are key to offshore wind development…

Equinor Acquires Base for Polish Offshore Wind Projects

May 27, 2021

Norwegian energy company Equinor has acquired a site at the port of Łeba in northern Poland, to serve as the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Polish Baltic Sea offshore wind projects. This, according to Equinor, makes the company…

Van Oord, Beattie FRC Secure $83,5M Aberdeen Harbour Expansion Work

May 07, 2021

Aberdeen Harbour Board has awarded two new contracts for the construction of the South Breakwater and Crown Wall, with a total value of £60 million (USD 83,5 million)Dutch marine and offshore contractor Van Oord will act as the principal contractor for the 550-meter-long South Breakwater…

Eco Wave Power Set to Install Wave Energy Tech in Port of Jaffa as Sea Wall Works Near Completion

May 05, 2021

Swedish wave energy development company Eco Wave Power said Wednesday it was nearly done with the wall reinforcement works, meant to enable the installation of floaters on the sea wall of the Port of Jaffa, Israel.The works so far have included…

Kishorn Port Eyes Offshore Wind Opportunities as Expansion Plans Approved

Apr 21, 2021

Kishorn Port's proposal to extend the port’s dry dock has received approval from The Highland Council.'This is a further and significant step in the regeneration of the port and dry dock,' Kishorn Port, located on the North West coast of Scotland…

Vattenfall Selects Hvide Sande as Service Port for Danish Offshore Wind Farms

Apr 15, 2021

Swedish power firm Vattenfall has chosen Hvide Sande Harbour in Denmark as its service port for Vesterhav Syd and Nord wind farms in the Danish part of the North Sea. The move will create around 50 new jobs.Danish Energy Agency has approved…

Dogger Bank Wind Farm Partners Reveal Design of O&M Base

Mar 25, 2021

The developers of what will be the world's largest offshore wind farm, the Dogger Bank wind farm in the UK, have revealed the design for Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base in the Port of Tyne, that will serve the wind farm.Subject to planning approval…

Current News

Exxon to Close Two Houston-area Office Towers

Exxon to Close Two Houston-area Office Towers

US Takes Step Toward Oil and Gas Auction Off Alaska Coast Next Year

US Takes Step Toward Oil and Gas Auction Off Alaska Coast Next Year

Italian Bank Could Fund Novatek's Giant Arctic LNG 2 Project

Italian Bank Could Fund Novatek's Giant Arctic LNG 2 Project

Shell Expects Ida-hit Offshore Platform to Restart in November

Shell Expects Ida-hit Offshore Platform to Restart in November

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

Offshore Engineer Magazine