The offshore wind juggernaut continues at full force in the US, with New York State announcing that Equinor, with incoming partner BP, had won a solicitation to provide 2.5 gW of electricity from two offshore lease areas.
American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has joined the International Windship Association (IWSA) to promote and facilitate the uptake of wind propulsion solutions for commercial shipping.
Leading logistics services provider Geodis is widening its range of worldwide project logistics services and rebranding the business.
Germany’s Harren & Partner has ventured into the offshore wind sector with the launch of a new specialised entity and by taking on a jack-up vessel to its fleet.
Boskalis has acquired Rever Offshore, formerly known as Bibby Offshore, subsea services business.
The US-based Crowley has established a New Energy division focused on offshore wind and LNG in the US and nearby regions.
As Scorpio Bulkers continues its pivot to the offshore wind sector the company has announced plans to change its name to Eneti Inc.
Dr Ravi K. Mehrotra’s diversified Foresight Group has appointed industry veteran Alok Jha as its global head of Drilling Business, based in Abu Dhabi.
Wison Offshore and Marine announced that the company has been granted approval in principal by ABS for its standardised 1.3 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) and 3 mtpa floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility designs.
Bureau Veritas (BV), 3D Metal Forge (3DMF) and PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) have clinched a co-funding in Singapore for their joint industry project (JIP) on additive manufacturing.