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Gallery: Heerema's Thialf Removes Sable Offshore Platforms (Canada)

Dec 23, 2020

Heerema Marine Contractors' giant semi-submersible crane vessel Thialf has recently completed the eight-month long campaign to remove the Sable Project’s offshore platforms for ExxonMobil in Canada.The vessel Thialf arrived in Canada in early April and mobilized to the Sable Field on May 1 to begin executing a sequence of separate lifts of platform components using a reverse-installation method, Heerema Marine Contractors said Wednesday…

DEME Offshore to Use Seaqualize's Offshore Lifting Tool for Vineyard Wind Work

Oct 17, 2022

Offshore installation firm DEME Offshore has signed a contract with Sequalize to deploy its HC1100 active heave compensator on the first commercial scale wind farm installation project in the USA, Vineyard Wind, to transfer wind turbine components to and from heaving supply vessels…

Japanese Firms Team Up to Reduce Cost of Floating Offshore Wind

Jan 21, 2022

Japanese companies JERA, MODEC, Toyo Construction, and Furukawa Electric have received a notice of acceptance of their joint grant application, under the Green Innovation Fund program of NEDO, to conduct a project to develop cost-reducing technology…

Watch: Barge Master's Motion-compensated Solution for Offshore Wind Feeder Vessels

Nov 09, 2021

Dutch company Barge Master earlier this year said it had developed a motion-compensated feeder solution for the next generation of offshore wind turbines, called BM-Feeder.The company at the time said that its motion-compensated platform could…

Shearwater Starts 4D Survey for TotalEnergies Offshore Angola

Oct 14, 2021

Marine seismic services firm Shearwater GeoServices has kicked off a 4D monitor survey for TotalEnergies' Angolan subsidiary Total E&P Angola.The survey comprises a two-month Wide Azimuth Towed Streamer (WATS) 4D monitor survey in the Louro-Mostarda Development areas of Block 32…

Flotant Validates Dynamic Cable Concept for Floating Wind Projects

Sep 09, 2021

EUHorizon 2020-backed Flotant project has successfully validated an innovative dynamic cable concept for deepwater floating wind projects, unlocking the potential for greater wind power resources at lower cost.The project consortium aims to…

Huisman Scales Up 3D Printing

Jul 13, 2021

Cranes manufacturer Huisman said it has successfully tested four new 3D printed 350mt crane hooks under the supervision of the independent certification authority Lloyd's Register.The hooks are approx. 170 by 130cm in size, almost nine times larger than the first Huisman 3D printed crane hook…

Two Firms to Invest Over $249M in Northeast England Offshore Wind Hub

Jul 07, 2021

Two offshore wind manufacturers will invest more than 180 million pounds ($249 million) in an offshore wind hub on the northeast coast of England, and get funding from a state-backed scheme, the British government said on Wednesday.In March…

Vattenfall to Build Giant Warehouse for Wind Turbine Components in Esbjerg, Denmark

Jun 29, 2021

Wind farm developer Vattenfall said Tuesday it would build its largest warehouse in Northern Europe with critical main components and spare parts for wind turbines at the Danish Port of Esbjerg.The 2,100 sqm indoor warehouse and an 8,200 sqm…

Huisman Unveils Jones Act Offshore Wind Feeder Solution

Apr 26, 2021

The Netherlands-based crane and heavy machinery manufacturer Huisman has introduced a motion compensated platform engineered for the transfer of wind turbine components from a feeder vessel offshore.The platform, which actively counterbalances…

Updated Damage Analyses, COVID-restriction Push Hammerfest LNG Restart to March 2022

Apr 26, 2021

After a thorough analyses and mapping of damages, Equinor changed the schedule for repair and start-up of the LNG plant on Melkøya after the fire on September 28, 2020. Due to the comprehensive scope of work and Covid-19 restrictions, the revised estimated start-up date is set to March 31…

Barge Master Develops Motion Compensated Feeder for Next-Gen Wind Turbines

Apr 22, 2021

Dutch company Barge Master has developed a motion-compensated feeder solution for the next generation of offshore wind turbines, called BM-Feeder.The company said that its motion-compensated platform with its adjustable payload capacity is capable of 'feedering' all turbine components…

Ampelmann, C-Job Develop Motion-compensated Feeder Vessel for U.S. Offshore Wind Sector

Apr 21, 2021

Dutch offshore gangway services firm Ampelmann and C-Job Naval Architects have teamed up to develop what they say is 'a one-of-a-kind' offshore wind feeder vessel concept with motion compensation technology.According to the duo, the vessel would…

Liebherr Ships First Main Crane Components for OHT's Alfa Lift Installation Vessel

Mar 10, 2021

Crane specialist Liebherr has informed that important components for a giant crane to be installed aboard OHT's Alfa Lift offshore wind foundation installation vessel, have departed from Germany and are now en route to China where the vessel is being built…

TGP to Transport Offshore Wind Turbines for Project in Vietnam

Feb 03, 2021

UK-based project logistics management firm Trans Global Projects Group (TGP), has been awarded a contract for the transport of around 320,000 freight tons of offshore wind turbine components. The components will be used for two wind farm projects in Vietnam…

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