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Swedish Port to Buy Into 1GW Offshore Wind Project

Apr 25, 2023

The Gothenburg Port Authority will become a partner in Eolus’ 1GW Västvind offshore wind power project, offshore Gothenburg, Sweden, to meet growing electricity demand.According to Eolus, the offshore wind farm will be able to generate electricity…

World’s Largest Electric Crane Under Construction

Apr 24, 2023

A new electric-powered ring crane being built for Dutch engineered heavy lift company Mammoet is set to become the world’s highest capacity land-based crane.The first parts of the new 6,000t ring crane will soon be delivered to Mammoet’s engineering nerve center in The Netherlands…

C-Innovation Opens New Facility in Port Fourchon

Apr 18, 2023

C-Innovation, an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its family of companies, announced the opening of its new facility in Port Fourchon, La. The expansion provides an additional dock facility for subsea inspection, maintenance and…

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…

Scotland's New First Minister Yousaf Visits Port of Aberdeen

Apr 07, 2023

Scotland's new First Minister Humza Yousaf and Just Transition Secretary Màiri McAllan this week visited Port of Aberdeen's £400 million South Harbour expansion.According to Port of Aberdeen, the duo heard firsthand how the port 'supports Scotland's…

Finland’s New Inkoo Terminal Accepts First LNG

Apr 04, 2023

Finland’s new Inkoo floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) terminal on Sunday accepted its first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG).The cargo, which was ordered by Elenger, the largest privately owned energy company in the Finnish-Baltic region…

Mammoet Wins Contracts for Two 'large' Offshore Wind Projects in United States

Mar 28, 2023

Heavy lift and transport services firm Mammoet said Monday it had secured contracts for two large offshore wind projects for undisclosed clients in the United States, both of which begin in 2023. Together, the two contracts cover a range of port scopes…

Port of Aberdeen Banks on Offshore Wind for Future Growth

Mar 23, 2023

Port of Aberdeen has welcomed more than 100 vessels working on offshore wind projects to the port so far this year, including the latest arrival of the Blue Tern jack-up installation vessel.Owned by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, the Blue Tern jack-up is a 151-meter-long…

Vattenfall Picks Port for Giant Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone

Mar 17, 2023

Renewable energy developer Vattenfall has selected the port at Great Yarmouth, run by infrastructure specialists Peel Ports, as the preferred location for the operations and maintenance base for the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone.When completed…

Operations and Maintenance Base for World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Opened at Port of Tyne

Mar 15, 2023

Operations and Maintenance Base for what will be the world's largest offshore wind farm - the Dogger Bank - was officially opened on Tuesday in Port of Tyne.Equinor, a partner in the North Sea wind farm, said that the O&M base would serve as the hub for operations for Dogger Bank Wind Farm…

ICMS Installs Pontoon System in Eyemouth Harbour for CTVs Serving Scottish Wind Farm

Mar 10, 2023

Inland and Coastal Marina Systems (ICMS) in Scotland said Friday it had installed a heavy-duty pontoon system in Eyemouth Harbour as part of the new operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm.The system comprises a 58m x 4m pontoon and a 27m x 4m pontoon…

Gastrade Sees Decision On Second LNG Terminal This Year

Feb 23, 2023

Greece’s Gastrade said on Thursday it expects to take a final investment decision on developing a second gas floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) off the country’s northern port of Alexandroupolis by the end of the year.With Europe…

WATCH: The Largest Vessel Ever to Visit Port of Aberdeen Arrives for Maintenance

Feb 22, 2023

Noble Corp.'s jack-up drilling rig, the Noble Innovator, earlier this month arrived in the Port of Aberdeen for maintenance. According to the Port of Aberdeen, with legs measuring more than 200 meters in height, the rig is the largest vessel to ever enter the port…

Sif to Build World's Largest Monopile Foundation Manufacturing Plant in Rotterdam

Feb 17, 2023

Dutch offshore wind foundation maker Sif this week said it would build the world's largest monopile foundation manufacturing plant in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, with an estimated investment of around €328 million.The plant will be built at the 62 hectare Maasvlakte 2 site in Rotterdam…

Guyana's Shore Base Project Could Cut Shipping Costs by About 12%

Feb 16, 2023

Companies working on a $300 million logistics facility in Guyana that will support offshore oil operations said on Wednesday the shore base will help reduce shipping costs for supplies by as much as 12% by allowing larger supply vessels to dock…

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