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Demand predicted to grow for specialized vessels to install and upkeep offshore wind

Hundreds of specialized vessels are needed for the installation and maintenance of offshore wind turbines in the coming ten years, predicts VesselsValue. Demand for offshore wind is increasing rapidly, not least in Asia.

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The demand for offshore wind will increase rapidly over the coming decade, and so will the demand for specialized vessels for the installation and maintenance of offshore wind turbines, predicts analyst firm VesselsValue.

According to the forecast, hundreds of installation and maintenance vessels will be needed in the next ten years as a result of the scaling up of wind power, which is expected to grow significantly in Asian and North American markets.

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