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Floating Wind to Drive U.S West Coast Port Developments

Jan 30, 2023

In recent State of the Port address, the first held since 2020, the Port of Long Beach’s Executive Director David Cordero discussed the port’s plan to support California’s emerging floating wind industry.The Port of Long Beach has not yet been identified as a marshalling port for any one project. However, under its Zero Emissions, Energy Resilient Operations Program (ZEERO), the port is working on…

Onshore Funding for US Offshore Wind

Jan 25, 2023

Most of the media coverage of offshore wind development in the United States focuses on the leases of the offshore areas where the wind turbines will be located. However, equally important is the landside dimension of these projects, including the manufacture…

Global Port Services Supports Construction of Scotland's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 08, 2022

Global Port Services, owned by Global Energy Group alongside the Port of Nigg, has said it has secured multiple contracts to support its client Seagreen Wind Energy Limited (SWEL), with site enabling works for the pre-assembly construction of…

Crowley, Humboldt Bay to Develop and Operate California Wind Terminal

Oct 27, 2022

Crowley signed an agreement on Thursday with the Port of Humboldt Bay to exclusively negotiate to be the developer and operator of a terminal to serve as California’s first hub for offshore wind energy installations.  Through Crowley’s Wind Services group…

New Study to Look at Irish Ports and Offshore Wind

Oct 25, 2022

Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG), a specialist engineering consultant, is undertaking an EU-wide study to determine potential funding models to improve Irish port infrastructure to the scale required to achieve the Government target of 7 GW of offshore wind in Irish waters by 2030…

Crowley Wraps Salem Harbor Acreage Buy to Create Offshore Wind Port Terminal

Oct 05, 2022

Crowley has completed the purchase of 42 acres in Salem, Massachusetts, the latest milestone toward the development of the state’s second major offshore wind port terminal.The Salem Harbor Wind Terminal is a public-private partnership between Crowley and the City of Salem…

New JIP to Find Floating Wind Storage for Celtic Sea

Sep 09, 2022

A new industry partnership is set to support the UK’s floating wind industry by identifying offshore storage areas for wind turbines awaiting installation in the Celtic Sea. The TS-Flow JIP, led by Offshore Solutions Group and delivered in partnership with HR Wallingford…

Biden Administration, East Coast States to Push Wind Energy

Jun 23, 2022

The Biden administration is partnering with 11 East Coast states to accelerate the development of offshore wind facilities, including addressing supply chain issues, advancing construction and boosting jobs, the White House said on Thursday…

Cadeler Inks Deal to Support Transport, Install of 15 MW Offshore Turbines

Jun 08, 2022

Cadeler A/S signed a contract with Vestas for the EnBW’s He Dreiht offshore windfarm project to provide the installation and transportation of 64 15 MW Vestas turbines (WTGs).The WTG installation is scheduled to commence in the second quarter of 2025 and will be finished by the end of the year…

VIDEO: One-on-One with Pieter van Oord, CEO, Van Oord

Jun 07, 2022

Pieter van Oord is candid in discussing the future growth of his storied company’s activities in offshore wind with specific insights on challenging current jobs, Van Oord’s recent order of a massive and groundbreaking Wind Turbine Installation Vessel…

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…

Liberty Green Creates Offshore Wind Consortium

May 17, 2022

Liberty Green Logistics LLC, (Lake Success, NY) formed an offshore wind supply chain consortium to provide 'Factory to Farm' logistical support and integrated supply chain services to the U.S. offshore wind industry. The consortium is on a non…

Mass Maritime Puts on Offshore Wind Training Demo for Governor Baker

May 12, 2022

Governor Charlie Baker, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Bethany Card, and Massachusetts Clean Energy Center CEO (MassCEC) Jennifer Daloisio joined Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) officials for a Global Wind Organization (GWO) training demonstration at the Academy…

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…

Geotechnical, Marine, and Coastal Design Solutions for Marshaling Ports to meet US Offshore Wind Power Policy Targets

Apr 11, 2022

As reported in a Maritime Reporter and Engineering News February 2022 article, Offshore Wind Development Gains Speed in the United States, the offshore wind (OSW) market is beginning to heat up. The White House policy target of 30 GW of offshore wind power by 2030…

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