Opportunities and Challenges in the U.S. Floating Offshore Wind Space
Join Marine Log for a live webinar on August 12, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. EDT.
Floating wind—turbines held by mooring lines attached to anchors in waters deeper than 160 feet—will likely give a major boost to what has already become a large, capital-intensive renewable energy business in the U.S.
Plans for floating wind are underway off the coast of Maine and will likely be off the West Coast, where California and Hawaii are planning wind farms and Oregon and Washington are expected to follow. Register now >
What you’ll learn:
- The current status of floating offshore wind farms in the U.S.
- The types of jobs experts see coming into high demand due to the emergence of floating wind
- Challenges ports will need to address to support floating offshore wind
- Types of vessels needed to support floating wind farms
- Opportunities for the maritime industry
Who is speaking:
- Jerica Nolte, floating technology manager at EnBW North America
- Michael Zachary, PE, PPM, principal port planner, Advisian
- Chris Meisl, MASc, P.Eng, lead ports and harbors engineer, Advisian
A live audience Q&A will round out the discussion. Questions can be submitted via an easy-to-use digital platform and will be answered by the panelists as time allows.