Construction site preparation work has resumed at the US state of New York’s flagship offshore supply chain investment in the Port of Albany after an almost $30m grant was forfeited in an effort to avoid slowing the project's progress through the federal permitting process.

Work on the $357m facility, which is being built by a joint venture (JV) between Canada-based Marmen and Denmark's Welcon with the state of New York to manufacture the turbine towers for the 2.1GW Equinor-BP-owned Empire 1 & 2 and 1.2GW