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CEO sees one impediment in particular for trending wind market

Shipping companies and suppliers flock to the trending offshore wind market, which looks ahead to significant growth in coming years. This also applies to Arne Blystad's OHT, which, however, sees one impediment that risks delaying the boom, chief executive tells ShippingWatch.

Torgeir Ramstad is chief executive of OHT, which is controlled by Norwegian shipping profile Arne Blystad. | Photo: OHT

It is not without some degree of concern that Torgeir Ramstad looks ahead to the coming years with the prospect of a de factor boom within the market for offshore wind.

As chief executive of Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT), one of several players in that particular market to increasingly focus on offshore wind, it may seem positive that the market faces explosive growth, which will require ever larger offshore wind installation vessels. Vessels OHT has already ordered in China.

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