Mid-Atlantic Maritime to hold job fair in Norfolk

Mid-Atlantic Maritime to hold job fair in Norfolk

(NORFOLK, Va.) — Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy (MAMA) will host its Maritime Job Fair on March 30, bringing together some of the biggest names in the government, military support and private sectors. For the people of Hampton Roads, it provides a one-stop, free opportunity to engage with employers who are actively in need of workers. “This job fair is unlike any…
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DNV approves CTV concept by All American, Teknicraft

DNV approves CTV concept by All American, Teknicraft

(BELLINGHAM, Wash.) — Global classification society DNV has issued an approval in principle (AiP) for a 92-foot crew transfer vessel (CTV) concept design by All American Marine and Teknicraft. The quad engine design concept has a beam of 33.5 feet with a projected speed of 29 knots, fully laden. This concept will incorporate HamiltonJet’s parallel hybrid EHX system using HTX…
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New report says offshore wind farms can interfere with vessel radar

New report says offshore wind farms can interfere with vessel radar

(WASHINGTON) — Offshore wind farms can interfere with navigational radar used by ships and smaller vessels to avoid collisions, posing challenges for safe maritime navigation, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. The maritime community has expressed concern that wind turbine generators could interfere with radar, complicating navigation for both large vessels passing through…
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Chouest begins building first Jones Act SOV

Chouest begins building first Jones Act SOV

(CUT OFF, La.) — Orsted and Eversource, along with Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), announced Thursday that construction of the first Jones Act-qualified wind farm service operations vessel (SOV) in the United States has begun. The vessel, ECO Edison, is being built at ECO in-house shipyards in Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida, creating well over 300 new jobs, with components of the…
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Brooklyn terminal to become key offshore wind hub

Brooklyn terminal to become key offshore wind hub

(NEW YORK) — New York City Mayor Eric Adams has announced an agreement that will transform the city-owned South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) into one of the largest offshore wind port facilities in the nation. The agreement will help establish New York as a leader in offshore wind and help the New York City meet its nation-leading climate goals of…
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New York Bight lease sale draws record $4.37 billion

New York Bight lease sale draws record $4.37 billion

(WASHINGTON) —The U.S. Department of the Interior on Friday announced the results of the nation’s highest-grossing competitive offshore energy lease sale in history, including oil and gas lease sales, with the New York Bight offshore wind sale. These results are a major milestone toward achieving the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of reaching 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030. The…
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BMT wins design contract for three East Coast CTVs

BMT wins design contract for three East Coast CTVs

(LONDON) — BMT, a leading international multi-disciplinary engineering, management and technology consultancy, has been awarded a design contract for three new crew transfer vessels (CTVs) to be operated at East Coast wind farms in the United States. The 88-foot CTV design features BMT’s latest innovations to maximize safety, performance, seakeeping and fuel economy. The design features a lightweight Z-bow hull…
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Orsted, Eversource to charter new CTVs from Senesco, Blount

Orsted, Eversource to charter new CTVs from Senesco, Blount

(BOSTON) — Orsted and Eversource have selected two regional vessel operators that will partner with Rhode Island shipyards to build crew transfer vessels (CTVs) serving the companies’ Northeast wind farms. Joint venture partners Orsted and Eversource will charter five new offshore wind CTVs from New York-based WindServe Marine and Massachusetts-based American Offshore Services (AOS). WindServe Marine’s affiliate shipyard, Senesco Marine…
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US to lease six areas in New York Bight for offshore wind

US to lease six areas in New York Bight for offshore wind

(WASHINGTON) — Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced Wednesday that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a wind auction next month for more than 480,000 acres offshore New York and New Jersey, in the area known as the New York Bight. Haaland was joined by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, and…
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New York to invest $500 million to boost offshore wind power

New York to invest $500 million to boost offshore wind power

(ALBANY, N.Y.) — Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced a plan to strengthen New York's renewable energy leadership and make a $500 million investment in offshore wind as part of the 2022 State of the State. This plan will directly invest in offshore wind manufacturing and supply chain infrastructure, create thousands of green jobs, deliver billions in economic impact, and…
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