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Strong Offshore Wind Lifts U.S. Maritime, Port, and Logistics Companies

Mar 08, 2021

After several false starts, 2021 is the year when the U.S. offshore wind industry begins to realize its potential. This is according to Philip Lewis, Director of Research, World Energy Reports (WER).In an interview with Maritime Reporter TV's Greg Trauthwein, Lewis, whose WER is set to release an intelligence pack that presents a roadmap to the opportunities in the U.S. offshore wind space, says that at least 30 major offshore wind projects are forecast to be developed within this decade…

A New Company Enters the Deep Offshore Wind Market

Feb 05, 2021

Norwegian maritime and offshore energy forces teamed up in January to create Deep Wind Offshore, a new name in offshore wind.Deep Wind Offshore, founded by the Norwegian shipping company Knutsen OAS and one of Norway’s larger utilities Haugaland Kraft/SKL (Sunnhordland Kraftlag)…

VIDEO: 2021 Will Be a 'Step-change' for U.S. Offshore Wind Industry

Feb 01, 2021

Despite being the second-largest global market for onshore wind, the United States is today a very minor player in comparison to the European and East Asian offshore wind markets, however, this is about to change.Philip Lewis, Director of Research…

Offshore Wind: Things are Getting Bigger

Jan 15, 2021

The global offshore wind industry has been picking up pace unabated by the global pandemic, with industry investments growing and offshore wind turbine makers competing on who'll build a larger turbine. With offshore wind turbines, bigger is better…

Puradigm Technology for COVID-19 Mitigation on Rigs & Ships

Dec 24, 2020

In the quest to mitigate the threat of COVID-19 on offshore rigs and ships, Mako Industries sells and installs a new technology – Puradigm – which offers promise.

OE’s 2020 Top of the Festive Video Pops

Dec 22, 2020

The festive season feels somewhat muted this year as, globally, we all grapple with the Coronavirus pandemic.But there is some cheer in the gloom. The annual round of Christmas-themed videos and animations are doing the rounds, albeit perhaps with a few less this year than previous years…

Floating Wind Offers Opportunities for Multiple Industries

Dec 21, 2020

While Floating Offshore Wind is still in its infancy, it has the potential to dominate the offshore wind sector in the coming decade. Philip Lewis, Director of Research, World Energy Reports, discusses the possibilities.Lewis says the potential for the floating wind industry is huge…

VIDEO: GIEK Discusses Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm Financing

Dec 18, 2020

Dogger Bank, a wind farm site in the UK North Sea consisting of three phases A, B, and C, will cumulatively be the world's largest offshore wind farm, once in operation a couple of years from now.Fittingly, being the world's largest, the wind farm will feature the world's largest wind turbines…

ABS Discusses the Value of Digital Twins in the Offshore Sector

Dec 16, 2020

While it's barely news anymore that the offshore oil and gas industry has been hit hard by the effects of the global pandemic and a huge drop in oil price, there are some positives to be drawn as well, such as the increasing adoption of digital technologies…

Keppel AmFELS Lays Keel for First Jones Act WTIV

Dec 16, 2020

Shipbuilder Keppel AmFELS has laid the keel for the first ever Jones Act compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) at its shipyard in Brownsville, Texas, marking a key milestone for the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry…

Video: The Floating Production Market Faces Headwinds, But Opportunities Exist

Dec 11, 2020

There are around 200 offshore oil and gas projects currently being planned for development using a floating production system, however, at around $2B apiece – some up to $5B – final investment decisions will depend on the market situation and the outlook for oil and gas doesn’t seem too bright…

VIDEO: Floating Offshore Wind: Opportunities & Challenges

Dec 07, 2020

The floating offshore wind industry, still considered nascent with around 100MW installed capacity - and minuscule compared to the installed capacity of its „older brother,“ - that is the conventional, fixed bottom offshore wind industry (29GW…

Video: In Offshore Wind, Size Matters

Nov 20, 2020

The offshore wind industry has made great strides to become a cost-competitive option for grid and off-grid energy solutions. And today, the industry is growing faster than ever before, both in the well-established European market and in newer ones such as in China…

VIDEO: Subsea 7 Expands Fleet with Newbuild Reel-lay Vessel Skandi Vega

Nov 12, 2020

Offshore installation specialist Subsea 7 has expanded its fleet with newbuild reel-lay vessel Seven Vega.Built by Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC, the Seven Vega is 149 meters long, with a breadth of 33 meters, and a Class 3 dynamic positioning system…

Video: Recent Developments Driving Offshore Wind Markets

Nov 10, 2020

World Energy Reports' Phillip Lewis discusses recent developments driving global offshore wind markets, including booming activity in the U.S., plans for new, larger installation vessels and advances in floating turbine technology.

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