Mayflower Wind signs deal with Gladding-Hearn to build hybrid electric CTV

Mayflower Wind signs deal with Gladding-Hearn to build hybrid electric CTV

(BOSTON and SOMERSET, Mass.) — Mayflower Wind, the developer of a deepwater offshore wind project, has announced the signing of an agreement with Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding/Duclos Corp. of Somerset, Mass., for the specification, design and manufacture of a Jones Act-compliant, hybrid battery diesel-electric crew transfer vessel (CTV). The design of the CTV utilizes technologies that will provide significant fuel savings and…
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Vineyard Wind, Crowley, Salem to transform town’s harbor into offshore wind port

Vineyard Wind, Crowley, Salem to transform town’s harbor into offshore wind port

(SALEM, Mass.) ­— Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), on Thursday announced that the company has entered into an agreement with Crowley Maritime Corp. and the city of Salem to create a public-private partnership aimed at establishing Salem Harbor as the state’s second major offshore wind port. The agreement, part of the Commonwealth…
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Atlantic Wind Transfers chooses CrewSmart for compliance, management

Atlantic Wind Transfers chooses CrewSmart for compliance, management

(QUONSET POINT, R.I.) — CrewSmart, the end-to-end management system for compliant, effective maritime operations, has been chosen by U.S. offshore energy support vessel (OESV) pioneer Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) to ensure compliance and set the benchmark for fleet and personnel management efficiency in the growing U.S. offshore wind market. CrewSmart’s digitally-optimized management software allows AWT to streamline its reporting and…
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US plans environmental review of Sunrise Wind project off New York

US plans environmental review of Sunrise Wind project off New York

(WASHINGTON) — As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal to deploy 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Department of the Interior on Monday announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) plans to conduct an environmental review of a proposed commercial-scale wind project off the coast of New York. “The Interior Department is committed to…
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SAFE Boats, Diverse Marine partnering on offshore wind CTVs

SAFE Boats, Diverse Marine partnering on offshore wind CTVs

(BREMERTON, Wash.) — SAFE Boats International has announced a formal partnership agreement with Diverse Marine of the United Kingdom to bring Diverse's crew transfer vessel (CTV) designs and experience to the U.S. offshore wind market. In support of the Biden administration’s call to build a clean energy economy, the domestic offshore wind market is burgeoning with rapid approvals, primarily in…
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Crowley, Mass. Maritime partner to train offshore wind workers

Crowley, Mass. Maritime partner to train offshore wind workers

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — Crowley Maritime Corp. and Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) will create a first-of-its-kind training and workforce development program dedicated specifically to New England’s offshore wind energy industry. The partnership, which was announced during the International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum (IPF) conference, will enable the strategic and continued growth of a qualified workforce in the U.S. offshore wind industry,…
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Changing winds in Washington could boost maritime investment

Changing winds in Washington could boost maritime investment

President Joe Biden has set lofty goals for offshore wind power over the next decade. Achieving them will require rapid growth in the offshore wind industry, which in turn could generate billions of dollars in new investment and thousands of new jobs. “First and foremost, what we all need to understand is that this is a generationally changing opportunity for…
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East Coast ports gear up for  offshore wind development

East Coast ports gear up for offshore wind development

President Joe Biden wants the United States to generate enough offshore wind energy to power 10 million homes by 2030, and his administration is looking to assist the burgeoning sector.  Specifically, the administration has proposed $3 billion in federal loans, quicker permitting and the establishment of an offshore wind power priority zone off New York and New Jersey. The plan…
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