Offshore News

New York Wind Farms Will be Built With Giant 15 MW Turbines

Published Oct 18, 2021 7:19 PM by The Maritime Executive

Days after saying that it was preparing its 15MW wind turbine to begin certification testing in 2022, Veritas announced the turbin...

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Ørsted to Build Offshore Wind Steel Fabrication Plant in Maryland

Published Oct 15, 2021 6:21 PM by The Maritime Executive

Construction will begin this month on Maryland’s first offshore wind steel fabrication center with Denmark’s Ør...

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Testing to Begin on the Tallest, Most Powerful Wind Turbine Ever Built

Published Oct 15, 2021 5:41 PM by The Maritime Executive

Testing on what is expected to become once installed the tallest and most powerful offshore wind turbine in the world is due to be...

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Vattenfall Bans Landfills for Wind Turbine Blades, Plans Recycling

Published Oct 14, 2021 7:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

European energy company Vattenfall is committing itself to the recycling of wind turbine blades as part of an initiative to decrea...

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Downwind Floating Offshore Wind Prototype Ready for Commissioning

Published Oct 13, 2021 6:14 PM by The Maritime Executive

Rotor assembly has been completed on a novel demonstration project for floating wind that seeks to reposition the turbine into a d...

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Vineyard Wind Orders GE Turbines as it Moves Toward Construction 

Published Oct 12, 2021 4:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

The first large offshore wind installation for the United States continues to make progress clearing important steps towards becom...

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LNG Leader Qatar Petroleum Rebrands as "Qatar Energy"

Published Oct 11, 2021 8:53 PM by The Maritime Executive

The world's number-two LNG producer, Qatar Petroleum, has rebranded as "Qatar Energy" and updated its blue-and-green...

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Seadrill Wins Acceptance of Plan to Emerge from Bankruptcy 

Published Oct 11, 2021 12:48 PM by The Maritime Executive

Seadrill cleared another important hurdle in its efforts to emerge from its second bankruptcy proceeding in the past four years. T...

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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...

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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...

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