Offshore Wind Support
Northstar Marine, Inc. has a long history in supporting the Offshore Wind and alternative energy industry. From the period of 2003 through 2010, Northstar Marine, Inc. provided services for an export cable route Vibracore investigation in Long Island Sound, to providing vessels for various environmental consultantsto conduct offshore avian and marine mammal surveys in Cape May and Delaware Bay for future offshore wind farms. In recent years, Northstar Marine, Inc. has provided vessel support for Orsted, Dominion Wind, Vineyard Wind, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, Mayflower Wind, Avangrid Renewables, Shell/EDF and various other offshore wind developers and contractors. Most recently Northstar Marine, Inc. offered vessel support services for the Vineyard Wind South Fork cable landing installation in Hyannis, MA. Additional support services include acoustic bubble curtain install forturbine foundation installation for Dominion Wind. Meteorological Buoy Deployment/Recovery operations including maintenance, supervision, and repairs with divers and top-side climbers. Numerous drilling operations associated with potential new wind farms have been performed using the L/B Vision (105’ Class) and the Northstar Voyager (145’ Class) Liftboats. Other relevant offshore wind activities include numerous export cable and cable landing surveys, CPT/Vibracoring investigations and dive support work carried out using our lift boats and supply boats.
Northstar Marine, Inc.’s fleet of vessels and crews are uniquely suited to the rigorous demands necessary to complete these operations and the client’s needs. Northstar Marine, Inc. remains one of the only east coast marine operators to have much of its fleet of vessels surveyed, inspected and approved to work with Orsted, Deme, Fugro, Dominion Wind, Atlantic Shores, MayflowerWind, Vineyard Wind, Avangrid Renewables and Shell/EDF, OVID and more.