Gregory DL Morris

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    USA gets to GRIP with power transmission


    The US government hopes to galvanise a wave of grid infrastructure investments with financial support and new legislation. Meanwhile, logisticians located well away from the seaboards are increasingly being called upon to move some of the heaviest loads, writes Gregory DL Morris.


    DEME Orion to haul and place substations offshore Virginia


    The biggest, heaviest, and most delicate lifts in Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) development are not the components for the 176 wind turbines, but the three 4,000-ton (3,629-tonne) offshore substations.

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    Offshore wind support and maintenance facility breaks ground at Norfolk


    Ground was broken June 29 at Fairwinds Landing in Norfolk, Virginia for what will be one of the first dedicated offshore wind energy operations support facilities in North America. Plans include enhanced project cargo and heavy lift handling capabilities.

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    Canada budgets for energy boom


    Canada’s 2023 budget, published earlier in the year, outlined various measures that will support growth in the offshore wind, tidal, wave and river energy sectors, as well as green hydrogen. The budget included several measures for which the inter-industry association Marine Renewables Canada has been advocating.

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    LSM introduces Lloyd’s Project Cargo Consortium


    Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has a new Lloyd’s facility – Liberty Project Cargo Consortium.

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    Risks may lie in existing shipping contracts


    “The conflict in Ukraine saw businesses scramble to understand and navigate the rafts of new international sanctions which were rapidly introduced by individual states and international bodies,” said Hyun Woo Kang, a transportation lawyer with global firm Reed Smith.

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    Pandemic plays havoc with project cargo claims


    The pandemic has had a major effect on the transport of goods, leading to many more insurance disputes. Despite this, there remains a confidence that the shipping industry will recover within a couple of years, writes Gregory DL Morris.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Project cargo presses ahead in volatile markets 

    Project cargo presses ahead in volatile Canadia market


    Following the shocks of Covid-19 and a plunging oil price, many of Canada’s hydrocarbon projects have been hit hard. However, the renewable energy and infrastructure sectors have been much more steady, writes Gregory DL Morris. 

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Project sector eyes blockchain trials in container shipping

    Project sector eyes blockchain trials in container shipping


    Taken from the November/December 2017 edition of HLPFI, Gregory DL Morris investigates the use of distributed ledger technology in the supply chain.