VIDEO: South Brooklyn Marine Terminal transformation kicks off

Equinor today broke ground on construction at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT), formally kicking off the revitalization of the historic port facility into a hub for offshore wind on the U.S. East Coast and a critical contributor to New York’s renewable energy ambitions.

The groundbreaking ceremony included remarks from New York City Mayor Eric Adams, Congressman Dan Goldman (NY-10), NYSERDA president and CEO Doreen Harris, executive director of Brooklyn community organization UPROSE...

NYSERDA finalizes new Empire Wind and Sunrise Wind contracts

NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) has finalized new purchase and sales agreements for the energy produced by two major offshore wind projects:

  • Empire Wind 1, a planned 810-megawatt project (developed by Equinor)
  • Sunrise Wind, a planned 924-megawatt project (developed by Ørsted and Eversource).

Both projects had previously been awarded contracts by NYSERDA in 2019, but had been put in doubt when, last October, the New York State Public Service Commission denied...

Equinor confirms NOK12 billion investment to develop North Sea gas infrastructure

A platform in the Troll West gas field in the North Sea

Equinor and its partners on the Troll gas development project have agreed to invest over NOK12 billion (US$1.1 billion) to further develop the infrastructure in the Troll West gas field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. Equinor said this will accelerate production from the reservoir and...

New York State approves 810MW offshore wind farm construction

Offshore wind turbines at an undisclosed location

The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has granted the Equinor-managed Empire Wind offshore wind project its final approval, authorising the project to begin construction on a new 810MW offshore wind farm south of Long Island. The project will continue progress towards achievement of...

VIDEO: New York unveils plans to transform Brooklyn Marine Terminal

New York City Mayor Eric Adams, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have announced an agreement that aims to enable the city to transform the Brooklyn Marine Terminal into a modern maritime port and a vibrant mixed-use community hub. It will also allow the Port Authority to pursue long-term expansion of the Howland Hook Marine Terminal on Staten Island.


Our vision for the Brooklyn Marine Terminal will create...

VIDEO: Ocean Charger marks a milestone

A Norwegian project seen as key to powering offshore wind vessels without using any energy sources outside the wind farm has reached another milestone. Called the Ocean Charger Concept, the project was awarded NOK 38 million through the Norwegian Government’s Green Platform Initiative in December 2022.

“We are carrying out the largest restructuring of the Norwegian economy ever,” said Norwegian Minister of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Jan Christian Vestre at that time. “Everything will become...

EuroGreen Maritime wins Equinor charter for four new super green product tankers

Nantes, France, headquartered EuroGreen Maritime SAS (EGM) reports that it has secured a seven-year charter agreement with Equinor ASA for four state-of-the-art MR IMO II product tankers, each fitted with a pair of Ayro OceanWings wing sails and powered by a MAN B&W dual-fuel methanol engine with a shaft generator, complemented by a battery-hybrid power generation system. According to Eurogreen Maritime, compared with conventional MR designs, GHG, SOx, and NOx emissions will be reduced by more...

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