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Ports & Logistics: Building A New Energy Industry

Feb 06, 2023

2022 closed with significant developments to advance offshore wind (OSW) and the necessary, related work required at U.S. ports – on the east and west coasts and the Great Lakes. Some of these developments included:Funding – MARAD’s Port Improvement Development Project (PIDP) grants provided over $100 million for wind at four ports.Corporate leadership – Marine giants Foss and Crowley stepped up to lead development projects in California and Massachusetts…

Opinion: The World Must Join Forces and Act Fast to Scale Renewables

Dec 11, 2023

Renewable energy is already high on the agenda at the COP28 climate summit, with 118 countries, including the UAE, Brazil, Japan and the EU, pledging last weekend to triple the world’s renewable energy capacity by 2030.But it’s not simply about signing up to the ambition…

Morgan Stanley Gets Behind Crowley's Offshore Wind Push

Aug 24, 2023

Morgan Stanley's infrastructure investment arm is teaming up with U.S. maritime, energy and logistics solutions company Crowley to advance offshore wind energy solutions for the United States.Investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners (MSIP)…

Swedish Port to Buy Into 1GW Offshore Wind Project

Apr 25, 2023

The Gothenburg Port Authority will become a partner in Eolus’ 1GW Västvind offshore wind power project, offshore Gothenburg, Sweden, to meet growing electricity demand.According to Eolus, the offshore wind farm will be able to generate electricity…

New Monopile and Tower Fabrication Facility to Open in Maryland

Mar 28, 2023

Baltimore-based offshore wind energy development company US Wind, Inc. announced its plan to form a long-term partnership with Haizea Wind Group Management S.L. to manage and operate Sparrows Point Steel, Maryland’s first permanent offshore wind factory in Baltimore County…

Vattenfall Picks Port for Giant Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone

Mar 17, 2023

Renewable energy developer Vattenfall has selected the port at Great Yarmouth, run by infrastructure specialists Peel Ports, as the preferred location for the operations and maintenance base for the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone.When completed…

Offshore Wind Hub Planned at Avondale Global Gateway in Louisiana

Mar 13, 2023

An offshore wind hub is coming to the site of the former Avondale Shipyard in Louisiana as the region ramps up to service the growing renewable energy industry in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.New Orleans-based Gulf Wind Technology (GWT) announced…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

South Brooklyn Marine Terminal to Become an Offshore Wind Hub

Mar 03, 2022

The storied South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) complex in Brooklyn, N.Y. will be transformed into a major regional hub for offshore wind under a new agreement signed Thursday.Energy companies Equinor and bp said they reached a deal with terminal…

Crowley Takes Large & Leading Role In U.S. Offshore Wind

Mar 03, 2022

There’s often an upside to being among first-movers in an emerging industry, but many are often stifled by the risk inherent to new ventures. For Crowley, which today is leading the charge on a number of maritime fronts such as sustainability and decarbonization…

U.S. to Hold Its Biggest Ever Offshore Wind Auction

Feb 23, 2022

The United States will hold its biggest ever sale of offshore wind development rights on Wednesday, in an area covering nearly half a million acres off the coasts of New York and New Jersey.It will be the first offshore wind lease sale under the administration of President Joe Biden…

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EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

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Porto Chibatão Installs Four Harbor Cranes

Porto Chibatão Installs Four Harbor Cranes

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