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Analysis: Europe responsible for future offshore wind

If European politicians are willing to increase the number of auctions and investments in the electricity grid, offshore wind would be able to rapidly grow, shows a new analysis from Boston Consulting Group, which also determines that Europe will shoulder responsibility for global offshore wind growth with potential for hundreds of GW.

Offshore wind encourages Americans to build their own installation vessels

More new offshore wind farms may be on the way in the US, but that does not necessarily mean that the Jones Act, which hinders European players from carrying out installations on non-US vessels, will be done away with. Instead, there are indicators that US yards will build the necessary vessels themselves, says a US offshore wind researcher.

Wind industry convinced of breakthrough in US offshore wind

Hurricanes, jobs, critical mass, and a surprisingly willing Trump Administration. These reasons and more have contributed to the fact that stakeholders in the US offshore industry believe the highly anticipated kick-off in offshore wind is starting now.

Offshore wind carrier Ziton to fight for market shares

The market for offshore wind is projected to experience massive growth ahead of 2020 in Europe alone. Still, Danish offshore service carrier Ziton is looking to maintain its dominant market position, CEO Thorsten Jalk tells ShippingWatch.

Offshore wind could be a gold mine for offshore carriers

Offshore carriers specializing in erecting offshore wind turbines can look forward to bulging order books over the next 15 years. In a new report, OECD projects that the global offshore wind market will grow significantly between now and 2030. A2Sea is turning its focus to Asia and the US.

A2SEA takes first step into Asia

A2Sea will be the first European installation ship in Asia to install wind turbines in the region. This is only the beginning, says the CEO, but there are fierce battles ahead in both east and west.

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