Included here, in a searchable database, are all of our news articles for the last two years.

Use the search filter to select news items by date, by state, by category and also by a specific search term – e.g. “FERC” or “Ørsted”.

For the ‘category’ search: We have divided news items into one (or sometimes more) of three categories.
1. State.  If the news refers to a single state only, this category applies
2. Offshore. If the news relates to the entire offshore sector, for instance BOEM announcing a new leasing round, it is filed under this category
3. Policy.  Where the item doesn’t relate directly to either a state or to the offshore sector (for instance tariffs on wind components or a FERC decision) it is filed under policy

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Category: Offshore
Subject: Contracts, Steel
US manufacturer of steel storage tanks, Mass Tank, and German consulting company, Steel Inspect, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the delivery of professional management and service contracts relating to quality management systems and onshore and offshore monitoring and construction supervision for the north American offshore wind energy sector.

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Category: Offshore
Subject: Steel, Vessels
The vessel will be built in Singapore, with the steel-cutting ceremony set for Q4 2022. The jacking units, load transfer system, and crane will be provided by NOV, and the design work has been supported by class society ABS. Delivery of the vessel into US waters is expected in 2025. With A.P. Møller-Maersk’s leading position on green methanol, Maersk Supply Service and Kirby Offshore Wind are looking into making it possible for the wind installation vessel, tugs and barges to operate on climate-neutral fuels.

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State: MD
Category: Offshore, State
Subject: Environmental Justice/Minorities, Manpower, Manufacturing, Steel, Unions
Ørsted will build an offshore wind steel fabrication plant in Maryland. The plan calls for the plant, located in Federalsburg, to supply large steel components for farms along to mid-Atlantic seaboard. The plant forms a partnership between the Danish company and US company Crystal Steel and will employ around 150 full-time welders, painters, and other specialists.

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