St. Johns delivers CTV to Atlantic Wind Transfers

St. Johns delivers CTV to Atlantic Wind Transfers

(PALATKA, Fla.) — St. Johns Ship Building has delivered Atlantic Resolute, the first of two Jones Act-compliant Chartwell Ambitious-class crew transfer vessels (CTVs) ordered by Atlantic Wind Transfers. Atlantic Resolute is the third CTV delivered by St. Johns Ship Building within six months. Notably, St. Johns has now built and delivered both Incat- and Chartwell-designed CTVs to its customers. “We…
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U.S. approves Atlantic Shores wind project off N.J.

U.S. approves Atlantic Shores wind project off N.J.

(WASHINGTON) — The Department of the Interior on Tuesday announced its approval of the Atlantic Shores South offshore wind energy project – the nation’s ninth commercial-scale, offshore wind energy project approved under President Biden’s leadership. With the approval, the department has approved more than 13 gigawatts of clean energy from offshore wind energy projects – enough to power nearly 5…
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Vineyard Wind 1 hits electricity production milestone

Vineyard Wind 1 hits electricity production milestone

(BOSTON) — Avangrid and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) on Tuesday announced that the Vineyard Wind 1 project is now delivering more than 136 megawatts (MW) to the electric grid in Massachusetts, making it the largest operating offshore wind project in the United States. The first large-scale offshore wind project in the nation, Vineyard Wind 1 now has 10 turbines in…
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St. Johns Ship Building delivers second CTV to Windea

St. Johns Ship Building delivers second CTV to Windea

(PALATKA, Fla.) — St. Johns Ship Building has delivered Windea Enterprise, the second of three Jones Act-compliant Incat Crowther 98-foot crew transport vessels (CTVs) ordered by Windea CTV LLC, a partnership of Hornblower Wind and MidOcean Wind. This marks the third CTV delivery by St. Johns within six months. “I’m incredibly proud of all the shipbuilders and support staff who…
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Construction begins on nation’s largest offshore wind port

Construction begins on nation’s largest offshore wind port

(NEW YORK) — Officials on Monday announced the start of construction on what will be the nation’s largest dedicated offshore wind port at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT). The project will accelerate the clean energy transition, advance progress toward the state’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) goal to develop 9,000 megawatts of offshore wind by 2035, and…
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N.Y. finalizes new contracts for two offshore wind farms

N.Y. finalizes new contracts for two offshore wind farms

(ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday announced the finalization of new contracts for Empire Wind 1, a planned 810-megawatt project (developed by Equinor), and Sunrise Wind, a planned 924-megawatt project (developed by Orsted and Eversource) as the result of New York’s fourth offshore wind solicitation. The two offshore wind projects, totaling over 1,700 megawatts, will produce…
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Revolution Wind achieves ‘steel in the water’ milestone

Revolution Wind achieves ‘steel in the water’ milestone

(RHODE ISLAND and CONNECTICUT) — Revolution Wind has achieved its “steel in the water” milestone with the installation of the project’s first turbine foundation, a momentous occasion for Rhode Island and Connecticut's first utility-scale offshore wind farm. A centerpiece of the region’s blue economy, Orsted and Eversource’s Revolution Wind is directly creating roughly 1,200 jobs across Rhode Island and Connecticut…
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Edison Chouest, Orsted christen first U.S.-built SOV

Edison Chouest, Orsted christen first U.S.-built SOV

(NEW ORLEANS) — America’s offshore wind energy supply chain marked a major milestone Saturday with the christening of the first American-built, owned and crewed offshore wind service operations vessel (SOV), which will play a key role in enabling domestic energy production and strengthening America’s energy independence. U.S. Reps. Steve Scalise and Troy A. Carter Sr.  joined senior executives from American…
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U.S. plans up to 12 offshore wind auctions through 2028

U.S. plans up to 12 offshore wind auctions through 2028

(NEW ORLEANS) — In remarks at the International Partnering Forum conference in New Orleans on Wednesday, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced a new five-year offshore wind leasing schedule, which includes up to 12 potential offshore wind energy lease sales through 2028. Future offshore wind energy lease sales from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) are anticipated in…
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Royal IHC partnering on Jones Act cable lay vessel

Royal IHC partnering on Jones Act cable lay vessel

(KINDERDIJK, Netherlands) — Royal IHC and Kalypso Offshore Energy, an emerging contractor for the offshore wind industry in the United States, have signed a letter of intent to build America’s first Jones Act-compliant cable lay vessel (CLV) for the offshore wind market. Kalypso brings experience in offshore wind management as well as U.S. marine operations. Kalypso is committed to providing…
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