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Onshore Funding for US Offshore Wind

Jan 25, 2023

Most of the media coverage of offshore wind development in the United States focuses on the leases of the offshore areas where the wind turbines will be located. However, equally important is the landside dimension of these projects, including the manufacture, installation, maintenance and operation of the turbines. Several awards made in the last two rounds of funding under the Port Infrastructure…

Cromarty Firth Port Wins Monopile Marshalling Deal for Moray West Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 25, 2023

Developers of the Moray West offshore wind farm in the UK have selected Invergordon port in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland, as the location for marshalling all 62 monopiles prior to installation as part of the Moray West offshore wind farm.  The wind farm is being developed by Ocean Winds…

T7 Global Wins Offshore Decom and Headhunting Jobs from Hibiscus, PTTEP

Jan 25, 2023

Malaysian energy industry services provider, T7 Global said Wednesday it had secured two letters of award worth a combined value of approximately RM100 million (currently around $23,47 million). The letters of award were secured by the company's…

RWE Selects Offshore Construction Base for Giant Offshore Wind Project in the UK

Dec 21, 2022

German renewable energy firm RWE has selected Port of Blyth as offshore construction base for its 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm, one of the world’s largest offshore wind projects.'Commissioned in December 2000, Blyth was home to the UK’s first offshore wind turbine pilot project…

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…

Peterson's Logistics Services for ODE AM-managed North Sea Assets

Dec 01, 2022

Energy industry logistics provider Peterson said Thursday it had won a three-year contract with ODE Asset Management (ODE AM) to provide integrated logistics services from the Port of Lowestoft in the UK.Peterson will provide quayside services…

Lhyfe and Nantes - Saint Nazaire Port In Pact to Develop Offshore Renewable Hydrogen

Nov 21, 2022

Green hydrogen firm Lhyfe has signed a partnership deal with Nantes - Saint Nazaire Port, France’s fourth largest seaport, to develop the offshore renewable sector and ramp up energy transition on the Loire Estuary.'Hydrogen is able to draw…

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)…

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…

Crowley, Humboldt Bay to Develop and Operate California Wind Terminal

Oct 27, 2022

Crowley signed an agreement on Thursday with the Port of Humboldt Bay to exclusively negotiate to be the developer and operator of a terminal to serve as California’s first hub for offshore wind energy installations.  Through Crowley’s Wind Services group…

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…

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…

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