Thursday, June 11, 2020
offshore rig north sea
Offshore

Oil Crisis Shows Richest Nordic Country Remains a Crude Addict

By Lars Erik Taraldsen and Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) –Norway has been talking for years about weaning itself off oil, but the Covid-19 crisis has revealed how far it has left...

June 11, 2020
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
offshore supply vessel
Maritime News

PEMEX Suspends Supplier Contracts, Triggering Job Losses

By Amy Stillman and Peter Millard (Bloomberg) –Mexico’s state oil giant is suspending contracts with service providers and suppliers, triggering thousands of job losses, people with direct knowledge of the...

June 10, 2020
Total Views: 4

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Maritime News

Scotland Launches $10 Billion Contest to Build Offshore Wind Farms

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) –Scotland, home to a quarter of Europe’s offshore wind resources, is seeking proposals to install turbines off the coast in a process that may draw more...

June 10, 2020
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
offshore wind
Maritime News

First Major U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Reaches Permitting Milestone

June 9 (Reuters) – The first major U.S. offshore wind farm, planned for the Massachusetts coast, reached a key permitting milestone on Tuesday with the release of a long-awaited federal...

June 9, 2020
Total Views: 9

Monday, June 8, 2020
Offshore

U.S. Gulf of Mexico Energy Production to Resume After Storm Passes

HOUSTON, June 8 (Reuters) – Energy companies on Monday began preparations to resume oil and gas production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, a day after Tropical Storm Cristobal blew...

June 8, 2020
Total Views: 1

Friday, June 5, 2020
Offshore Wind Turbines At Sea
Maritime News

Wind Turbine Inventor Sees Unlimited Potential in Floating Wind Farms

By Will Mathis (Bloomberg) — The turbine inventor Henrik Stiesdal is small in the shadows of gigantic curves of steel, watching workers weld towers that will be rooted to the seabed....

June 5, 2020
Total Views: 16

Thursday, June 4, 2020
offshore wind farm under construction
Maritime News

Subsidy-Free Wind Farm Gets Green Light in the North Sea

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Swedish energy company Vattenfall AB is going ahead with building one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms and the biggest without government subsidies. The...

June 4, 2020
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
offshore wind turbine
Maritime News

EDF-Led Group Nods $2.2 Billion French Offshore Wind Project

By Francois de Beaupuy (Bloomberg) — Electricite de France SA and its Canadian and German partners have finalized the funding of a 2-billion euro ($2.23 billion) offshore wind project, allowing...

June 3, 2020
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbines
Maritime News

Battle Over World’s Biggest Wind Turbine Is Heating Up

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA, the Spanish wind turbine manufacturer, is to build what will be the world’s biggest windmill, by the thinnest of margins....

May 19, 2020
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
offshore wind farm
News

Total Hiring for Offshore Wind Jobs in U.K., Denmark

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — French energy company Total SA is hiring in the U.K. and Denmark to prepare to compete for government contracts for offshore wind farms. The move adds...

February 25, 2020
Total Views: 8

Monday, February 24, 2020
offshore wind
Maritime News

China Could Use Offshore Wind to Power Entire Coast, Study Finds

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — The gusts of wind cascading across China’s seas have the potential to power its populous coastal provinces many times over, a study from Harvard University shows....

February 24, 2020
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
offshore wind farm
Maritime News

Shift to Cleaner Power Sparks Landmark Green Bond in Japan

By Ayai Tomisawa and Rie Morita (Bloomberg) — In Japan’s gusty northeast, a power company is looking to fund offshore wind projects with a landmark sale of green bonds that seeks...

February 19, 2020
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
offshore wind farm
Maritime News

Major U.S. Offshore Wind Project Facing Permitting Delay

By Nichola Groom Feb 11 (Reuters) – Vineyard Wind, the developer of the first major U.S. offshore wind farm, said on Tuesday it will miss its target to start sending power to...

February 11, 2020
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
offshore wind farm
Maritime News

Offshore Wind Megaprojects to Get EU Support in Push for Green Power

By Reed Landberg and Ewa Krukowska – (Bloomberg) –Developers for some of the world’s biggest wind farms are poised to get a boost from the European Union under a new...

January 28, 2020
Total Views: 7

Monday, January 13, 2020
offshore wind farm
Maritime News

Coalition Launched to Accelerate Global Offshore Wind Capacity

Danish power company Ørsted and Norwegian energy giant Equinor are spearheading the launch of international coalition to accelerate global offshore wind capacity and other ocean-based renewable energy technologies as part...

January 13, 2020
Total Views: 4

Monday, January 6, 2020
WindFloat Atlantic
Maritime News

Floating Wind Farm Starts Generating Power Off Portugal

By William Mathi (Bloomberg) –A wind turbine floating off the coast in northern Portugal began transmitting electricity to the grid, a crucial step for a technology that could vastly increase...

January 6, 2020
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
offshore wind farm
Maritime News

Norway Picks Offshore Wind Naysayer as Oil and Energy Minister

By Nerijus Adomaitis and Gwladys Fouche OSLO, Dec 18 (Reuters) – Norway made an outspoken right-wing lawmaker who once called wind turbines “white monsters” its oil and energy minister on...

December 18, 2019
Total Views: 2

Monday, December 9, 2019
offshore wind farm
Maritime News

Mega-Turbines Sought for Connecticut Offshore Wind Farm

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) –When Iberdrola SA builds its offshore wind farm off the coast of Connecticut sometime in the middle of next decade, it plans to use turbines more...

December 9, 2019
Total Views: 5

Friday, December 6, 2019
offshore wind farm
Maritime News

Orsted Bets Hydrogen Is Key to Climate Goals

By Will Mathis (Bloomberg) –One of the world’s biggest developers of offshore wind farms thinks its massive turbines could be key to the production of hydrogen in a greener way...

December 6, 2019
Total Views: 16

jones act sov for offshore wind
Maritime News

ABS Grants AIP for First Jones Act Offshore Wind SOV

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has awarded the first Approval in Principle (AIP) to VARD for its design of a Jones Act service operations vessel (SOV) for the U.S....

December 6, 2019
Total Views: 2