Rates are soaring, demand is increasing, and there are few available ships on the offshore market. However, hundreds of supply vessels are still in layup, and they will probably stay there for a good while to come, predicts one analyst.
Maersk Supply Service, which is pursuing a US market presence with a major WTIV investment, also has eyes on the North Sea, where a huge offshore wind expansion is in the making. ”We will also be looking into that,” the offshore shipping company’s CCO tells ShippingWatch.
Despite economic sanctions against the country, Russia has never before made as much money on exporting fossil energy as is the case during the war against Ukraine, writes think tank CREA in a new report.
Maersk builds financial muscle in Maersk Supply Service, which seeks to gain a foothold within US offshore wind via WTIVs. The container group has injected its subsidiary with fresh capital and removed debt.