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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...

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