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Monday, March 8, 2021
offshore wind farm under construction. DJ Mattaar / Shutterstock
Offshore

America’s First Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Farm Clears Key Regulatory Hurdle

WASHINGTON, March 8 (Reuters) – The Interior Department completed its final environmental review of what would the first commercial scale

March 8, 2021
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Friday, March 5, 2021
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Offshore

Biden Administration Set to Advance Offshore Wind Farm Near Martha’s Vineyard

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — The Biden administration is moving closer to a final approval of Vineyard Wind LLC’s $2.8

March 5, 2021
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Wednesday, March 3, 2021
U.S. Energy Secretary Calls on Oil and Gas Companies to Embrace Green Transition or Risk Being Left in the Dust
Offshore

U.S. Energy Secretary Calls on Oil and Gas Companies to Embrace Green Transition or Risk Being Left in the Dust

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) — Jennifer Granholm used her first speech as U.S. Energy Secretary to warn oil and gas companies they risk being left behind

March 3, 2021
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021
dominion energy wind turbine installation vessel
Offshore

New Details on First Jones Act-Compliant Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

We’re getting new details about the United States’ first Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) seen as critical to

February 24, 2021
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Wednesday, February 10, 2021
offshore wind farm
Offshore

New York State to Launch $20 Million Offshore Wind Training Institute

New York State has announced plans to launch a $20 million training institute to train thousands of workers in areas related to offshore wind development. The

February 10, 2021
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Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Crowley Announces Offshore Wind Energy Partnership with Watco
Offshore

Crowley Announces Offshore Wind Energy Partnership with Watco

U.S.-based Crowley has announced a partnership with transportation services specialist Watco to create a single-source terminal and supply chain management

February 9, 2021
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Thursday, February 4, 2021
offshore wind farm under construction. DJ Mattaar / Shutterstock
Offshore

U.S. Maritime Industry Quietly Landed a Pair of Key Legislative Victories in Congress

By Ira Breskin –  The popular notion that the Congress is dysfunctional has been dispelled, somewhat, given recent legislative “wins” for the

February 4, 2021
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Wednesday, February 3, 2021
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Offshore

U.S. to Restart Permitting for Major Offshore Wind Project

Feb 3 (Reuters) – The Biden administration said on Wednesday it would restart permitting for the first major U.S. offshore wind farm, reversing

February 3, 2021
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Tuesday, February 2, 2021
A wind turbine Dominion Energy’s two turbine Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project. Photo: Dominion Energy
Shipping

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Expressly Applies Jones Act to Offshore Wind Projects in U.S. Waters

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has for the first time expressly found that the Jones Act applies to offshore wind projects on the U.S. Outer

February 2, 2021
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Monday, February 1, 2021
offshore wind farm
Offshore

Equinor and BP Secure Offshore Wind Partnership in U.S.

Norway’s Equinor says it has closed its previously disclosed agreement with BP to sell 50 percent stakes in its Empire Wind and Beacon Wind projects,

February 1, 2021
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Thursday, January 21, 2021
offshore wind farm under construction. DJ Mattaar / Shutterstock
Offshore

Permitting for Big U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Will Resume ‘Very, Very Soon’ -Avangrid CEO

Jan 20 (Reuters) – The developer of the first major U.S. offshore wind farm said on Wednesday it will soon apply for a federal permit from

January 21, 2021
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Thursday, January 14, 2021
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Shipping

Brooklyn Waterfront Lands Role in New York State’s Offshore Wind Push

By Josh Saul and Will Wade (Bloomberg) — New York is poised to become a hub for offshore wind energy with the state on Wednesday tapping Norwegian giant

January 14, 2021
Total Views: 1867

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
offshore wind farm
Offshore

Equinor Selected to Develop Major Offshore Wind Projects Off New York State

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has been selected to develop two large offshore wind farms off New York State in what is said to be one of the largest renewable

January 13, 2021
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Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Crowley Launches Offshore Wind and LNG Division
Shipping

Crowley Launches Offshore Wind and LNG Division

U.S.-based Crowley announced the formation a new energy division that will focus on the emerging offshore wind and liquified natural gas sectors in the United

January 6, 2021
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Wednesday, December 16, 2020
dominion energy wind turbine installation vessel
Offshore

Keel Laid for First Jones Act-Compliant Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

Construction of the first Jones Act-compliant offshore wind installation vessel has hit a major milestone with the keel being laid at the Keppel AmFELS

December 16, 2020
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Sunday, December 13, 2020
offshore wind farm
Offshore

Vineyard Wind Said to Face Lengthy Delay After Pulling Permit

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Will Wade (Bloomberg) — Vineyard Wind LLC’s decision to push back a permitting review of the $2.8 billion offshore wind farm

December 13, 2020
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Friday, December 11, 2020
A wind turbine Dominion Energy’s two turbine Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project. Photo: Dominion Energy
Offshore

U.S. Defense Bill Affirms Key Federal Law Also Applies to Offshore Wind

The U.S. Senate today overwhelmingly passed the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2021, a wide-ranging $740 billion defense bill that sets

December 11, 2020
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Thursday, December 10, 2020
GAO Reports on Challenges of Building Jones Act-Compliant Offshore Wind Vessels
Offshore

GAO Reports on Challenges of Building Jones Act-Compliant Offshore Wind Vessels

Offshore wind projects planned for off the U.S. East Coast could lead to the construction of new vessels at American shipyards, but industry stakeholders face

December 10, 2020
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offshore wind farm
Offshore

Shell-EDF Venture Seeks to Build New Jersey Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 10 (Reuters) – Wind farm developer Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind said on Thursday it had submitted a proposal to New Jersey’s utility

December 10, 2020
Total Views: 1608

Thursday, December 3, 2020
An illustration of Great Lakes Dredge and Docks' Jones Act-compliant rock installation vessel that will support the growing U.S. offshore wind industry. Illustration courtesy Great Lakes Dredge & Dock
Shipbuilding

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Planning Jones Act Vessel for Offshore Wind Work

Dredging provider Great Lakes Dredge and Dock has announced plans for a Jones Act-compliant rock installation vessel to support the growing U.S. offshore wind

December 3, 2020
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