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Dutch carrier orders methanol-powered offshore installation vessel

Dutch Van Oord has placed an order for a new offshore installation vessel powered by methanol. According to the carrier, the ship will be able to install upwards of 20 MW ocean wind turbines.

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Dutch wind installation carrier Van Oord has ordered a new offshore installation vessel that can operate on methanol.

The ship will be able to install upwards of 20 MW ocean wind turbines at sea with a low carbon footprint, according to a press release from the carrier.

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