Louisiana company to build, operate wind farm-servicing ship
October 4, 2020
HOUMA, La. (AP) — A Louisiana shipbuilding company will build and operate a ship that will help run and maintain offshore electricity producing wind farms off the coast of the northeastern United States.
The Courier reports that Galliano-based Edison Chouest Offshore expects the project to create 300 construction jobs. The vessel will be built at the company's yards in Louisiana, Florida and Mississippi.
Orsted, a Danish-based firm that builds and operates wind farms worldwide, and Eversource, New England's largest energy provider, plan to construct three wind farms off the coasts of Rho...