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Siemens Gamesa Selects Port of Nigg for Moray West Wind Farm Turbines

Jan 25, 2022

Port of Nigg in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland has been conditionally selected by Siemens Gamesa as the planned location for pre-assembly and installation of wind turbines for the Moray West offshore wind farm, offshore wind developer Ocean Winds said Tuesday…

UK: ABP Gets Marine License for Lowestoft Eastern Energy Facility for Offshore Wind Support

Jan 19, 2022

UK's Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has recently granted a marine license to Associated British Ports (ABP) for the development of the Lowestoft Eastern Energy Facility (LEEF) for offshore wind.This followed a period of collaboration and joint working…

Equinor, BP Hit Key Milestone for New York Offshore Wind Projects

Jan 14, 2022

Equinor and BP on Friday announced the finalization of the Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSAs) with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), for Empire Wind 2 and Beacon Wind 1 offshore wind projects.Empire Wind…

Exxon Proposing to Build Supply Base for Guyana Project

Dec 13, 2021

Exxon Mobil Corp outlined a major new investment in Guyana amid government calls for delivering economic benefits to residents from deepwater oil and gas discoveries helping turn the South American nation into an oil powerhouse.A coming onshore…

Offshore Renewable Energy: A Port Puzzle for Floating Offshore Wind

Dec 08, 2021

After being very much on the margins of the offshore wind industry, floating offshore wind now appears to be ready to hit the mainstream. With gigawatt scale developments already on the horizon, what will the infrastructure needed to build and support them look like…

ICMS Installs CTV Pontoon for Scotland’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 07, 2021

Inland and Coastal Marina Systems (ICMS) said Tuesday it had installed a new 30-meter pontoon for the Montrose Port Authority to service the Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm, Scotland’s largest wind farm.The new 30m x 4.4m pontoon will allow safe…

Abu Dhabi's Mugharraq Port Recognized as International Port Facility

Dec 06, 2021

Abu Dhabi's Mugharraq Port has been recognized as an international port facility under the provisions of the International Code for the Security of Ships and of Port Facilities (ISPS Code), AD Ports Group announced on Sunday.The port, located in the Al Dhafra region…

Large Offshore Wind Tower Manufacturing Plant to be Built at Port of Nigg, UK

Dec 03, 2021

Global Energy Group (“GEG”), the Scottish-based energy services company has agreed on terms with offshore wind tower manufacturing specialist, Haizea Wind Group (“Haizea”), to build a £110m-plus (~$146 million) offshore wind tubular rolling facility at Port of Nigg…

Construction Starts for Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm O&M Base

Nov 22, 2021

Construction of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base at the Port of Tyne for the giant Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK has officially started.  At 3.6GW, the wind farm will become the biggest in the world when fully operational in 2026…

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…

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…

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…

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