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Ministers eye EU cash pot to ready ports for wind energy push

Irish Independent 06 Dec 2021
However, CEF criteria has been extended to allow EU funding of port infrastructure linked to offshore energy ... Lobby group Wind Energy Europe says as much as €6.5bn needs to be invested in ports infrastructure across the EU by 2030 to serve the expected needs of servicing offshore ...
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Is Maritime Terrorism the Next Storm Israel Must Weather?

The Algemeiner 06 Dec 2021
This situation assessment has prompted the navy to procure some of the best air defense systems in the world, which will assist it in defending Israel’s economic waters and its critical offshore infrastructure, as well as—if need be—any naval forces dispatched to faraway theaters.
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Energy secretary: Offshore wind brings 'gust' of job growth

Eagle-Tribune 05 Dec 2021
Granholm visited a new offshore wind manufacturing hub in Providence to talk about the Biden administration’s plan to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030 and to promote the investments in the $1 trillion infrastructure deal.
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Abu Dhabi’s Mugharraq Port recognised as International Port Facility

Gulf News 05 Dec 2021
Issued under the provisions of the International Code for the Security of Ships and of Port Facilities (ISPS Code) by the UAE’s Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, the port has long served as a leading maritime facility that provides a host of offshore, project/oil and gas, general cargo, and logistics support.
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Priti Patel’s plan to offshore refugees is costly, wrong and doomed to fail

The Observer 05 Dec 2021
Advocates of the “offshoring” policy have used the Australian model, on which it is based, to argue that it was effective in reducing the number of boat crossings ... And the Home Office has not explained where this offshore processing will take place ... And we should say no to offshoring until the government can explain how and where they plan to do it.
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Gov. Baker gets much larger ARPA bill than he filed

The Patriot Ledger 04 Dec 2021
It looks a lot different from the bill he proposed, but Gov. Charlie Baker finally has on his desk a version of legislation doling out billions of dollars in federal economic relief funds and surplus state tax revenue ... Lawmakers also included $90 million for marine port infrastructure investments focused on offshore wind development ... 21. .
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3i Infrastructure to take full ownership of Esvagt in $355m deal

Splash24/7 03 Dec 2021
London-listed private equity fund 3i Infrastructure has agreed to acquire AMP Capital’s remaining 50% investment in Danish offshore shipping company Esvagt for £268m ($355m) ... (SOVs) and offshore wind operations ... Richard Laing, chair of 3i Infrastructure, commented.
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U.S. Energy Secretary praises Rhode Island for role in offshore wind power

The Providence Journal 03 Dec 2021
The $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill signed into law by President Biden last month is expected to boost offshore wind by setting aside money for research and development and for upgrading transmission lines that deliver energy to cities and states. The Build Back ...
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Weekly renewables M&A round-up (Nov 29-Dec 3)

Renewables Now 03 Dec 2021
-- EDF, Deep Wind Offshore team up to bid for offshore wind in Norway ... -- 3i Infrastructure to fully acquire offshore wind SOV firm for GBP 268m. Britain's 3i Infrastructure Plc (LON.3IN) will acquire the 50% stake it does not already own in offshore wind service operation vessels (SOV) company ESVAGT for GBP 268 million.
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Energy secretary: Offshore wind brings ‘gust’ of job growth

The Journal Record 03 Dec 2021
... energy by 2030 and to promote the investments in the $1 trillion infrastructure deal.
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3i Infrastructure to fully acquire offshore wind SOV firm for GBP 268m

Renewables Now 03 Dec 2021
Britain's 3i Infrastructure Plc (LON.3IN) will acquire the 50% stake it does not already own in offshore wind service operation vessels (SOV) company ESVAGT for GBP 268 million (USD 356.9m/EUR 314.8m), a bourse filing showed on Friday ... The UK infrastructure investor opted to ...
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Interior Department approves 2nd large U.S. offshore wind farm

Principia Scientific 03 Dec 2021
Seven major offshore wind farms would be developed on the east and west coasts of the U.S ... The Biden administration approved an offshore wind farm off the coast of Rhode Island on Wednesday as part of a plan to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030 ... offshore wind farm opened off Block Island in 2016.
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Energy secretary to visit offshore wind hub in Providence

The Lufkin News 02 Dec 2021
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm is visiting a new offshore wind manufacturing hub in Providence on Thursday to talk about the Biden administration's plan to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030 and to promote the investments in the $1 trillion infrastructure deal.
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Ardersier Port set to become Europe’s first circular energy facility

Power Technology 02 Dec 2021
This is a once in a generation opportunity to create a world-leading industrial and offshore wind manufacturing facility here in the UK.” ... That will include building thousands more wind turbines, plus facilities for capturing CO2 and producing hydrogen from natural gas – all requiring new offshore infrastructure.
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How the US will pick locations for all those offshore wind turbines

GreenBiz 02 Dec 2021
Offshore wind has many advantages over land-based turbines ... But as companies start building port infrastructure and hiring workers, relatively cheap electricity starts flowing and the cost of offshore wind power continues to decline, I expect both red and blue states will see more advantages than drawbacks in embracing this new industry.
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