Scorpio Bulkers enters market for offshore wind

Scorpio Bulkers has agreed to build a ship for the offshore wind market, with an option for more vessels. This marks the first significant step in the company's transition toward a sustainable future, says CEO Emanuele A. Lauro. Clarksons Platou calls the move a game changer. Updated.

The Robert Bugbee-led Scorpio Bulkers wants to enter the wind market. | Photo: Chris Prevolos/Marine Money

Dry bulk ship operator Scorpio Bulkers is entering a new arena. The company has signed a letter of intent to build a ship for the offshore wind market, and the company thus enters a whole new field.

The ship will be built at South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, DSME, for delivery in 2023, and the agreement comes with an option to build more ships, according to a press release.

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