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Belgium Plans to Build a Man-Made Island for Wind Power Transmission

Published Oct 5, 2022 11:43 PM by The Maritime Executive

Belgium is pushing ahead with plans to develop an artificial island off its coast, creating a regional grid connector for offshore...


300 UK Offshore Workers Vote to Go On Strike

Published Oct 5, 2022 10:56 PM by The Maritime Executive

UK union Unite confirmed Wednesday that 300 of its members in the UK North Sea offshore sector have voted to go out on strike. The...


Japan’s First Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Farm Completed

Published Oct 5, 2022 4:53 PM by The Maritime Executive

The work of installing 33 wind turbines at the 140 MW Akita Noshiro offshore wind farm, the first of its kind in Japan, is now com...


Sembcorp Marine Wins $3 Billion FPSO Order From Petrobras

Published Oct 4, 2022 11:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

Sembcorp Marine has won a $3 billion contract for a new FPSO for Petrobras, its largest single order from the Brazilian petroleum...


Gazprom: One Nord Stream Pipe String May Still Be Usable

Published Oct 4, 2022 6:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline system is still half operable, according to owner Gazprom, and could be used to supply Russian natural...


Photos: Giant Crane Ship Thialf Stoops to Pass Under Great Belt Bridge

Published Oct 3, 2022 9:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

In order to take an ultra-large semisubmersible crane vessel into the Baltic, offshore heavy lift company Heerema has engaged in s...


Norway Steps Up Security for Offshore Oil and Gas

Published Oct 3, 2022 8:09 PM by The Maritime Executive

With the help of its NATO allies, the government of Norway is stepping up the security presence around the nation's oil and ga...


Wind-Turbine Maker Siemens Gamesa Lays Off 2,900 Workers

Published Oct 2, 2022 11:36 PM by The Maritime Executive

Siemens Gamesa intends to lay off 2,900 employees after revealing that inflation and supply chain issues are affecting its bottom...


Six European Ports Collaborate to Support Offshore Wind Growth

Published Sep 29, 2022 6:06 PM by The Maritime Executive

One of the challenges created by the rapid expansion of the offshore wind industry is the need for port facilities to support the...


Ulstein Designs Vessel for Installation of Heavier Wind Foundations

Published Sep 28, 2022 7:52 PM by The Maritime Executive

Norwegian design group Ulstein is the latest to propose an upsized vessel suited to meet the particular needs of larger wind farms...

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