October 20, 2021

Deme Offshore business collaboration Vineyard Wind 1 Ocean Cluster

NEW BEDFORD — DEME Offshore USthe company responsible for the wind turbine transportation and installation for Vineyard Wind 1 — hosted a reception to showcase emerging opportunities for New Bedford area businesses to participate in the upcoming projects.

“The word future has no room in this vocabulary, we’re now in real time,” said Sidney Florey, president of DEME Offshore US.

The “Meet the Buyer” reception was held at the Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott in New Bedford on Tuesday evening. The event featured remarks from DEME as well as the New Bedford Ocean Cluster and Vineyard Wind.

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The event offered a forum for networking with local business leaders in industries such as hospitality, personal protective equipment, waste and facilities management, boating products,…

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