The path towards Wind Turbine Installation Vessels with “Jones Act” qualification, and capable of ferrying components from US ports to offshore wind project, as well as handling actual installation, has taken a big step forward with the keel...
Marine services provider Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) has penned a deal with a major oil and gas firm in the US Gulf of Mexico to install a battery-on-board (BoB) system for a PSV.
New York-listed Seacor Marine has penned a deal to sell its crew transfer vessel (CTV) business with a fleet of 46 CTVs to Belgium’s Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB).
France’s Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) and UK’s Tidal Transit have penned a contract with GE Renewable Energy (GE) for two crew transfer vessels for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm of France.
China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has signed a RMB15bn ($2.3bn) offshore wind power project with Xingcheng municipal government in Liaoning province.
The renewables sector is set to be the big opportunity for offshore marine, but vessel owners will need to adapt to a new business model, according to a panel discussing energy transition at Seatrade Maritime Middle East Virtual.
NYSE-listed Seacor Holdings is being taken over by private equity firm American Industrial Partners (AIP) further reducing the roster listed shipping equities in the US.