Maine Offshore Wind Supply Chain Partners

Maine Offshore Wind Supply Chain Partners

Maine’s Dynamic, Local Supply Chain

With its pioneering offshore wind innovation, proximity to the abundant wind resource of the Gulf of Maine, and a capable supply chain driven by local expertise, Maine is poised to take a leadership role in a fast-growing, global offshore wind industry.

Key supply chain strengths include: environmental permitting and surveying, engineering and design, project management, onshore infrastructure construction, floating offshore wind components, secondary steelwork, moorings and anchors, cable protection systems and buoyancy, synthetic lines, vessel service, and other professional services. OSW in Maine is also served by local innovation and leadership across many other industries, including: advanced materials, aerospace, boat building, composites, defense, textiles, marine, maritime, and environment.

Featured Maine Offshore Wind Supply Chain Partners

Blaze Partners

Blaze Partners is a full-service, B Corp Certified, advertising/digital marketing agency serving a diverse group of clients in the US and abroad. In 2019, the agency established a renewable energy practice group that has gone on to work with some of the biggest names in the renewable energy business — Hydro Quebec, Brookfield Renewable US and Arcadia, to name a few. Blaze also works closely with the (Maine) Governor’s Energy Office, the Office of Policy Innovation & Future and the Department of Economic and Community Development on a broad range of related initiatives.

Custom Composite Technologies, Inc.

At Custom Composite Technologies, Inc., we are fabricators and builders of advanced composite components that are designed and/or conceptualized by our customers. CCTI applies over 40 years of proven experience in custom building of composites serving global leaders in marine, renewable energy, and industry. CCTI is a respected and sought after builder providing innovative and reliable composite solutions.

DeepWater Buoyancy, Inc.

DeepWater Buoyancy creates subsea buoyancy products for oceanographic, offshore oil & gas, and technology companies around the world. Customers have relied on our products for over forty years, from the ocean surface to depths exceeding six thousand meters. We have buoyancy products for the floating offshore wind market related to cables and mooring lines.

Dirigo Strategies

Dirigo Strategies is a highly skilled marine consulting and technical support firm that brings decades of experience in operations, sales, research and development, finance, and project planning to corporations and State and Federal Governments. Our offshore wind team is deeply experienced in analysis, engineering, and operations.


FINSULATE® wraps solve the age-old problem of marine fouling with a non-toxic, cost-effective, and durable solution inspired by nature itself. It is the only marine foul release solution on the market that breaks the toxic cycle of antifouling painting and repainting. Breaking this cycle results in: Reduced Fuel Consumption, Lower O&M Costs, Increased Operational Availability. More than 800 hundred boats have been equipped to date, some benefitting from FINSULATE® for more than 8 years.

Howell Laboratories

Howell Laboratories engineers, manufactures, and tests critical equipment for demanding military and commercial applications. Our design and manufacturing processes are tightly controlled to ensure complete compliance to the most challenging specifications. For over 50 years, we have been designing equipment for the next generation, while supporting the last. And our 100% employee ownership will continue to support the next generation as well.

Kelson Marine

Kelson Marine specializes in predicting how highly dynamic structures will perform and survive in the ocean. We combine our advanced knowledge of ocean engineering with years of on-the-water experience. We deliver innovative, efficient, and reliable systems as well as robust, economical design solutions to complex ocean engineering challenges.

Main(e) International Consulting, LLC

Main(e) International Consulting provides support regarding business development, marketing, procurement, and supply chain activities. Supporting US, European, and Asian Companies in the renewable energy sector, our services include:  Market Analysis & Intelligence, Marketing Strategy Development & Implementation, and Business Development. 

The Paratus Group

The Paratus Group is a service disabled veteran owned small business headquartered in Yarmouth, Maine. TPG is a maritime consulting firm that specializes in navigation safety, is fully insured, maintains U.S. government security clearances, and fosters close ties with colleagues within regulatory agencies while leveraging an extensive network of sub-consultants with expertise along the entire spectrum of clients’ requirements to ensure safety and security for their maritime operations.

Yale Cordage

Yale Cordage began in 1950 with a belief in how synthetic material and high quality braiding techniques could transform the cordage industry. Our continued commitment is to remain grounded in this objective — to provide innovative end-user solutions through superior approaches to the design, manufacturing, and fabrication of synthetic rope and rope systems. We are a manufacturer of synthetic ropes and cordage used in a wide variety of industries including commercial marine, inland marine, oil & gas, electric utility, heavy lift, crane, safety and rescue, and defense.