Offshore News

Ørsted to Build Maryland’s First Wind O&M Facility

Published Oct 7, 2021 5:56 PM by The Maritime Executive

Development of the offshore wind energy sector also requires the creation of onshore infrastructure to support the wind farms. As...


Solstad Scraps Seven Vessels as Fleet Reduction Continues

Published Oct 5, 2021 6:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

Solstad Offshore sold a further seven vessels from its fleet for recycling as the Norwegian offshore vessel operator continues eff...


First Wind Turbine to Generate 14 MW Begins Tests in Rotterdam

Published Oct 5, 2021 5:11 PM by The Maritime Executive

The first wind turbine operating at 14 MW has begun testing in Rotterdam. It marks an important incremental step for the industry...


Maine Proposes U.S.’s First Floating Wind Research Site

Published Oct 4, 2021 7:45 PM by The Maritime Executive

In an effort to launch the U.S.’s first floating offshore wind research site in federal waters, Maine has submitted an appli...


Van Oord Orders Giant WTIV for Booming Offshore Wind Sector

Published Oct 1, 2021 1:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

Responding to the increasing global demand for offshore wind farms and the growth in the size of the installations, Dutch marine c...


Wave Energy Converter Doubles Power Generation in Lab Tests

Published Sep 30, 2021 8:28 PM by The Maritime Executive

Researchers in Australia and China have developed a prototype technology that they believe can double the power harvested from oce...


Portuguese Floating Wind Farm Shows Better-Than-Expected Results

Published Sep 27, 2021 10:38 PM by The Maritime Executive

Portuguese utility EDP Renewables has good news about its WindFloat Atlantic floating offshore wind farm, the first project of its...


OFAC Settles With Cameron Int'l for Russian Offshore Sanctions Breach

Published Sep 27, 2021 6:55 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Treasury has reached a settlement agreement with drilling equipment maker Cameron International over apparent violations...


New York City Plans 15-Year $191M Investment for Wind Infrastructure

Published Sep 27, 2021 5:50 PM by The Maritime Executive

New York City is planning an ambitious 15-year, $191 million Offshore Wind Vision (OSW) program designed to make the region a lead...


Norway’s Havfarm Plans U.S. Wind Installation Vessel

Published Sep 27, 2021 5:21 PM by The Maritime Executive

Norway’s Havfarm continues its efforts to reformulate its business to increase its emphasis like other companies on the emer...

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