Offshore Wind News

 

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…

Mammoet, Offshore Wind Innovators Open Challenge to Innovate on Offshore Wind Logistics

Nov 11, 2021

Companies challenges innovators to find a solution for lifing, transferring components for offshore wind turbinesMammoet and Offshore Wind Innovators, in cooperation with TKI Wind op Zee, have launched the 5th Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge…

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…

Shipbuilding: International WTIV Market Represents a $14B Opportunity

Aug 09, 2021

As of end-June 2021, more than 100 turbine and foundation installation and maintenance vessels will be required for offshore wind projects planned over this decade.More than 100 turbine and foundation installation and maintenance vessels will…

V.O. Chidambaranar Port Records Surge in Windmill Blade Shipments

Jun 14, 2021

V.O. Chidambaranar Port handled a single export consignment of 24, 77.5-m windmill blades, the longest of its kind handled through the port. The 200-m long M.V. PAC Alcor was berthed at the Port on June 10, 2021, where the loading of the 77…

For Europe to Meet Offshore Wind Targets, $7,9B in Port Investments Needed, Report Says

May 27, 2021

Some €6.5 billion (around $7,9 billion) in port infrastructure investments will be necessary for Europe to reach its 2030 offshore wind objectives, according to WindEurope.WindEuope, which says that ports are key to offshore wind development…

Kishorn Port Eyes Offshore Wind Opportunities as Expansion Plans Approved

Apr 21, 2021

Kishorn Port's proposal to extend the port’s dry dock has received approval from The Highland Council.'This is a further and significant step in the regeneration of the port and dry dock,' Kishorn Port, located on the North West coast of Scotland…

Siemens Gamesa Picks Cadeler to Transport and Install Giant 14MW Offshore Wind Turbines

Mar 10, 2021

Offshore wind installation company Cadeler said Wednesday it had won the largest contract in its history.Cadeler, previously known as Swire Blue Ocean, said that offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa had awarded Cadeler a contract of valued at around $90 million…

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…

Port of Nigg Selected to Support Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 10, 2021

SSE Renewables and Total have announced that Global Energy Group's Port of Nigg near Inverness has been selected as turbine foundation marshaling port for their giant Seagreen offshore wind farm.The marshaling contract will support 141 skilled jobs at Global Energy Group’s Port of Nigg…

Global Energy Group Gets Financial Boost for Port of Nigg Facility Expansion

Jan 29, 2021

Scottish regional development agency, Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), has approved an investment of up to £8.3m in Scottish Government funding for an £18.9m project to develop the East Quay at Global Energy Group's Port of Nigg facility…

Equinor Selected for US' Largest Offshore Wind Award

Jan 13, 2021

Norwegian energy company Equinor said it has been selected to provide New York State with offshore wind power in one of the United States' largest renewable energy procurements to date.Under the award, Equinor and partner BP will provide 1,260…

Scorpio Bulkers to Change Name to Eneti

Jan 06, 2021

Scorpio Bulkers announced Wednesday that it intends to change its name to Eneti Inc. as the company plans its pivot from dry bulk shipping to offshore wind farm construction and services.The name change, which remains subject to approval at a February 3 shareholders meeting…

Crowley Forms 'New Energy' Division to Focus on Offshore Wind, LNG

Jan 06, 2021

Crowley Shipping announced Wednesday it has formed a New Energy division to focus on offshore wind and liquefied natural gas (LNG) services in the U.S. and adjacent regions.The Jacksonville, Fla.-based maritime transportation and services firm…

Sen. Schumer Calls for Offshore Wind Turbine Assembly Site to be Built in Brooklyn

Dec 29, 2020

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer on Monday joined Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, calling for a creation of a local offshore wind turbine assembly center at Sunset Park, Brooklyn, New York, and calling for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) funding…

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