Monday, June 28, 2021
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Cyprus Sets Out to Vaccinate Some 40,000 Seafarers

Cyprus has announced plans to vaccinate all seafarers, some 40,000 of them, on Cyprus-flagged and managed vessels. The plans were announced Friday in a circular by the Cyprus Shipping Deputy...

June 28, 2021
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Sunday, June 27, 2021
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Work Starts On Kanal Istanbul

By Daren Butler (Reuters) Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday launched a $15 billion canal project intended to relieve pressure on the busy Bosphorus Strait by laying the foundations of...

June 27, 2021
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Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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Judge Orders Offshore Drilling Leasing to Resume in Setback for Biden

By Nichola Groom June 15 (Reuters) – A federal judge in Louisiana on Tuesday blocked the Biden administration’s pause on oil and gas leasing on public lands and waters, dealing...

June 15, 2021
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Offshore Driller Transocean to Sell Shares Amid Meme Stock Frenzy

By Allison McNeely (Bloomberg) — Transocean Ltd. is planning to raise cash and cut debt by selling new shares, taking advantage of a surge in its stock price driven by the...

June 15, 2021
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Monday, June 14, 2021
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Orsted Comes Up with Plan to Fix Damaged Wind-Power Cables on Sea Floor

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — The world’s biggest developer of offshore wind farms has come up with a unique solution to a potentially expensive problem. Denmark’s Orsted A/S is working on...

June 14, 2021
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Friday, June 11, 2021

Biden Administration Proposes Offshore Wind Lease Sale for Waters Off New York and New Jersey

The U.S. Department of the Interior is taking steps to hold an offshore wind lease sale off the coast of New York and New Jersey. The DOI’s Bureau of Ocean...

June 11, 2021
Total Views: 1291

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Norway Not Ready to Part with Oil and Gas in Push for Greener Energy

By Nora Buli and Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, June 11 (Reuters) – Norway is betting on hydrogen and offshore wind for its energy transition but will continue to extract oil and gas until...

June 11, 2021
Total Views: 1864

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
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North Carolina Sets Big Goal for Offshore Wind

By Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — North Carolina set an ambitious goal to develop enough wind power generation to provide electricity for 2.3 million homes by 2040. The state aims for developers...

June 9, 2021
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ExxonMobil Announces New Discovery Offshore Guyana

ExxonMobil announced a new discovery today at the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana. The “Longtail-3” well was drilled by the Stena DrillMAX drillship in water of more than 6,100 feet deep....

June 9, 2021
Total Views: 3037

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
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U.S. Turns to Gulf of Mexico as Potential New Frontier for Offshore Wind

The U.S. Department of the Interior is moving to explore the potential of offshore wind in the Gulf of Mexico, home to the nation’s vast offshore oil and gas industry....

June 8, 2021
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Monday, June 7, 2021

Transocean Reaches Deal for Delayed Delivery of New Ultra-Deepwater Drillships

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean announced today it has reached an agreement with Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard on the delayed delivery of the two ultra-deepwater drillships under construction. Jurong Shipyard, located...

June 7, 2021
Total Views: 3238

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Russia Nearing Completion of Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

MOSCOW, June 3 (Reuters) – The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea is almost complete with just 100 kilometers (62 miles) left to build, TASS news agency...

June 3, 2021
Total Views: 3290

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
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New Ship Will Play Key Role in America’s Offshore Wind Ambitions

By Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — A Dominion Energy Inc. ship being built to install offshore wind farms will be the first to comply with a U.S. domestic transport mandate, with the...

June 2, 2021
Total Views: 2150

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
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Dominion Energy Reaches Deal on Charter of First Jones Act-Compliant Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

The first Jones Act-compliant wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) has received its first charter for the construction of two offshore wind farms in the U.S. Northeast. The chartering of the...

June 1, 2021
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Thursday, May 27, 2021

Offshore Wind Manufacturing Jobs Likely to Take ‘Several Years’ to Land in U.S.

By Isla Binnie, Susanna Twidale and Nichola Groom May 27 (Reuters) – When U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration approved the country’s first major offshore wind farm this month, it billed the...

May 27, 2021
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Wednesday, May 26, 2021
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Waves and Seaweed Challenge France’s Plans for Floating Wind

By Francois de Beaupuy and William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Floating wind energy projects could open up vast areas of the world’s oceans to produce carbon-free power. But developers must first solve...

May 26, 2021
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Shell Loses Climate Case That May Set Precedent for Big Oil

By Diederik Baazil, Hugo Miller and Laura Hurst (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc was ordered by a Dutch court to slash its emissions harder and faster than planned, dealing a...

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 1886

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
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UK Declines to Rule Out New Oil Exploration Despite Dire Climate Warning

By Noah Browning LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) – The United Kingdom will not commit to halting new oil exploration in the North Sea, a government energy body told Reuters, despite...

May 25, 2021
Total Views: 1713

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Biden Administration Announces Offshore Wind Areas Off California Coast

The Biden Administration on Tuesday announced plans to advance the development of offshore wind capacity in the Pacific Ocean as the administration looks to expand U.S. offshore wind capacity to...

May 25, 2021
Total Views: 1850

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U.S. Seeks to Approve Dozens of Offshore Wind Projects in Years to Come

By Valerie Volcovici and Nichola Groom WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, May 25 (Reuters) – The Biden administration will seek to approve more than a dozen offshore wind projects in the next four years and...

May 25, 2021
Total Views: 752