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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, follows an extensive public stakeholder process led by the Maine Department of Transportation and Maine Port Authority to consider the state’s primary port development options…

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…

DP World and Masdar Team Up to Power Port Operations with Renewables

Feb 26, 2024

DP World has signed a partnership agreement with Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) to explore and implement renewable energy systems across its global port operations in the Middle East and Africa.The agreement aims to facilitate the…

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)…

Australian Government Rejects Plan for Offshore Wind Terminal

Jan 08, 2024

The Australian Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water has designated preliminary plans for a Victorian Renewable Energy Terminal as “clearly unacceptable.”The plans were submitted by the Port of Hastings Corporation in October 2023…

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…

Port of Long Beach Seeks Input for Pier Wind Terminal Project

Dec 13, 2023

California's Port of Long Beach is hosting two events to provide information about and gather input for the upcoming environmental review for Pier Wind, a proposed 400-acre terminal designed to facilitate the assembly and deployment of offshore wind turbines…

TotalEnergies Commissions FSRU in Port of Le Havre

Oct 26, 2023

French oil major TotalEnergies on Thursday announced the commissioning of the Cape Ann, its floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) for liquefied natural gas (LNG) located in the port of Le Havre. The terminal injected its first megawatt-hours (MWh) of gas into the grid operated by GRTgaz…

PHOTO: Noble Intrepid Jack-up Rig Arrives in Port of Aberdeen

Oct 17, 2023

The Noble Intrepid jack-up rig arrived Tuesday in Port of Aberdeen's recently inaugurated Aberdeen South Harbour.The Noble Corporation rig arrived for reactivation workscopes and Semco Maritime will provide quayside services throughout its time in port…

RWE, Sarens, Tugdock Team Up to Study Floating Wind Deployment Options

Oct 04, 2023

Renewable energy firm RWE said Wednesday it was funding a study to investigate the quayside offload and launch of two types of floating offshore wind platforms – one steel and one concrete – alongside the integration of next-generation wind turbine generators onto these platforms…

Tugdock and Salamander Offshore Wind Team Up to Accelerate Floating Wind Energy Development

Sep 28, 2023

UK-based company Tugdock has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Salamander floating offshore wind farm to collaborate on innovation for floating offshore wind energy in Scotland.Tugdock, based in Cornwall, UK, has patented marine buoyancy…

Britain's Princess Anne to Open £420M Aberdeen Port Expansion Project

Sep 22, 2023

Britain's Princess Anne will on Friday officially open Port of Aberdeen’s £420 million South Harbor expansion project on Friday. The project is expected to catalyze a multi-billion-pound economic and job boost for Scotland.According to a press release issued by the port…

Port of Aberdeen's Shore Power Project to Dramatically Cut Vessel Emissions

Sep 14, 2023

Port of Aberdeen said Thursday it had been awarded funding from the UK Government for a multi-million-pound project to design and deliver the first large-scale landside and vessel-side shore power system in Scotland.'The demonstrator project…

Morgan Stanley Gets Behind Crowley's Offshore Wind Push

Aug 24, 2023

Morgan Stanley's infrastructure investment arm is teaming up with U.S. maritime, energy and logistics solutions company Crowley to advance offshore wind energy solutions for the United States.Investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners (MSIP)…

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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