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Eneti warns of capacity congestion in offshore wind build-out

Increased demand and larger wind turbines will squeeze installation capacity, thereby also leading to bottlenecks elsewhere on the offshore wind supply chain, says offshore operator Eneti from the Pareto conference in Oslo.

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Growth potential for offshore wind is enormous, both in near and long term, however, wind turbine installation vessels (WTIVs) constitute a bottleneck for the industry.

So says offshore operator Eneti, formerly Scorpio Bulkers, about what it calls one of the sector’s main challenges as policymakers the world over set increasingly ambitious targets for expanding offshore wind.

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