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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…

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…

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…

Perenco Shuts Gabon Oil Terminal after 300,000-barrel Leak

May 02, 2022

Anglo-French oil company Perenco has shut its Cap Lopez oil terminal near Port Gentil in Gabon after a storage tank leaked more than 300,000 barrels of oil, it said in a statement.The oil, which amounts to more than Gabon's daily crude output…

RWE Selects O&M Base for Denmark's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 20, 2022

Renewable energy company RWE has selected Port of Thorsminde from which to carry out the operation and maintenance of its Thor offshore wind farm. With a planned capacity of 1,000 megawatts (MW) Thor will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm to date…

US Offshore Wind: Figuring Out the Business

Apr 07, 2022

If awards were given for dominating the sustainable energy spotlight, offshore wind (OSW) would surely be in line for top honors.Consider:Big money: BOEM’s February sale of New York Bight offshore wind development rights drew a record $4.37 billion in developers’ bids…

Port Capacity in Question as UK Offshore Wind Expands

Apr 01, 2022

U.K. port bosses are scratching their heads as to how to meet demand as offshore wind, including new floating projects, ramps up around the country’s coastline.The U.K. government is pushing this source of energy and has a 40-gigawatt (GW) by…

Russia Resumes LPG exports from Sea of Azov

Mar 29, 2022

Russia is set to resume supplies of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from a Sea of Azov port on Tuesday for the first time since Moscow started its military operation in Ukraine, data from the port and Refinitiv Eikon showed.Supplies of LPG had been halted from the Temryuk terminal since Feb…

Foss to Develop Offshore Wind Terminal in New Bedford

Mar 23, 2022

The Port of New Bedford in Massachusetts will add another base of operations and terminal logistics facility to support offshore wind projects off the northeastern coast seaboard.Foss is partnering with key local investors of New Bedford’s Cannon…

Russia Warns of Sharp Caspian Pipeline Oil Export Drop After Storm

Mar 23, 2022

Russian and Kazakhstan oil exports via the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) from the Black Sea may fall by up to 1 million barrels per day (bpd), or 1% of global oil production, due to storm-damaged berths, a Russian official said on Tuesday…

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