BCC brings Maersk to New Bedford

Re-Port of New Bedford: April 2021 NEW BEDFORD, MA – Building the workforce necessary for an offshore wind energy industry off the coast of New Bedford, Massachusetts now has the wind at its back.  Bristol Community College’s National Offshore Wind Institute (NOWI) has announced that it’s entered a global partnership with one of the world’s […]

MassCEC is scaling the offshore heights

By Steven Froias | For the New Bedford Ocean Cluster This recent blog post from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), managers of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, caught the eye: “We often understand the coming offshore wind boom through statistics, but have we thought about what those numbers really mean?  “How big is […]

SRTA unveils signs of the times

NEW BEDFORD, MA – Waiting for the bus just got a digital upgrade – and Southeastern Regional Transportation Authority (SRTA) riders now have a new tool to help them better navigate South Coast routes.  Electronic signs at both the New Bedford and Fall River SRTA bus terminals will display real-time schedule information for all routes […]

Re-Port of New Bedford March 2021

By Steven Froias // For the New Bedford Ocean Cluster NEW BEDFORD, MA – March came in like a lion at the Port of New Bedford, with huge news pertaining to the future of offshore wind energy.  As we shared in the New Bedford Ocean Cluster mid-month report, What’s next in New Bedford, “…the onset […]

Offshore Wind: What’s next in New Bedford

By Steven Froias // For the New Bedford Ocean Cluster Now that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued its final, favorable environmental assessment of the Vineyard Wind 1 project off the coast of Massachusetts, folks may be wondering “what’s next?”  Immediately, what’s important is putting this decision in context. For, with this […]