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Norway: Aibel to Prepare Aasta Hansteen Platform for Irpa Development

Nov 23, 2022

Equinor has awarded Aibel a contract to modify and prepare the Aasta Hansteen platform offshore Norway for integration with the Irpa gas field (formerly Asterix).Equinor on Tuesday filed a plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Irpa offshore gas discovery to the Norwegian Minister for Petroleum and Energy.Aibel estimates the contract to be a large contract, which at its peak will employ over 200 people…

Norway: Aker BP Board Greenlights $19B Offshore Field Development Projects

16 hours ago

The Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP said Friday it would vote in favor of submitting Plans for Development and Operation (PDO) for the NOAKA field development project, the Valhall PWP-Fenris project, the Skarv Satellite Project, and the Utsira High projects…

Balmoral's Large-scale Composite Manufacturing Plant in Montrose Port Now Operational

Nov 30, 2022

Aberdeen-based Balmoral Comtec has completed the installation of its manufacturing plant at its new advanced composites facility at Montrose Port.The company said it had invested a 'seven-figure sum' in the 18,299 sq.ft (1700 sq.m) quayside…

HSM to Build Offshore Wind-powered Gas Platform for One-Dyas

Nov 29, 2022

HSM Offshore Energy will build an offshore wind-powered offshore gas production platform for client One-Dyas.The platform will be a part of One-Dyas' N05-A project in the Dutch North Sea.The N05-A platform will run entirely on renewable energy from the nearby Riffgat offshore wind farm…

Windcat Orders Two Hydrogen-powered CSOVs from Damen Shipyards

Nov 29, 2022

Offshore crew transfer company Windcat said Tuesday it had ordered two hydrogen-powered Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (“CSOVs”) from the Dutch company Damen Shipyards, with options for further vessels.The “Elevation Series” CSOVs have…

Reach Subsea to Add Two ROV Support Vessels to Its Fleet

Nov 24, 2022

Norwegian subsea services company Reach Subsea said Thursday it had struck a deal to expand its operating fleet with two ROV support vessels.The company said it had secured 'significant vessel capacity for the coming four years' through a deal…

Trinidad and Tobago: BP Taps Subsea 7, OneSubsea for Cypre Gas Project Tieback

Nov 18, 2022

Subsea Integration Alliance has secured a contract to support the development of BP's Cypre gas field offshore Trinidad and Tobago, which will be tied back to BP's Juniper platform.Subsea Integration Alliance is a non-incorporated strategic global alliance between Subsea 7 and OneSubsea…

World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm: Vattenfall Hits Halfway Mark with HKZ Turbine Installation

Nov 17, 2022

Offshore wind developer Vattenfall said Thursday it had hit the halfway mark with the installation of wind turbines at the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) wind farm offshore the Netherlands.“We're halfway towards having constructed the world’s first offshore wind farm built without subsidies…

ADNOC L&S Acquires Zakher Marine International. Adds 24 Jack-ups, 38 OSVs to Fleet

Nov 17, 2022

ADNOC Logistics & Services, the shipping and maritime logistics arm of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has completed the acquisition of Zakher Marine International (ZMI), adding 24 jack-up barges and 38 offshore support vessels to its fleet…

Intelatus: Almost 30,000 Offshore Wind Turbines to Be Installed by 2035

Nov 17, 2022

Over the last few years, many statements have been made concerning growth in offshore wind turbine and foundation installation demand. These statements have been followed, in some cases, by firm orders for high-specification vessels, mainly from established players…

5-year Deal: Semco Maritime to Provide Manpower & Construction Services for TotalEnergies in Denmark

Nov 11, 2022

French oil and gas firm TotalEnergies has awarded Denmark-based Semco Maritime a 5-year contract for the provision of manpower and construction service on offshore installations in the Danish part of the North Sea. The contract covers November 2022 - October 2027…

US Offshore Wind Update: New Construction Kicks Off

Nov 07, 2022

October saw the first offshore construction activity for a commercial scale U.S. offshore wind farm. Two cable layers have commenced the laying of Vineyard Wind’s export cable. This important milestone was also accompanied by complaints around…

GMS Wins Contracts for Three Jack-ups at 'Improved' Day Rates

Nov 03, 2022

GMS, a UAE-based owner of self-propelled, self-elevating support vessels serving the offshore oil, gas, and renewables industries, has secured two new contracts and a contract extension. One of the new contracts is for a large-class vessel, while the other is for a small-class vessel…

Saipem Completes GBS Installation Works on Fecamp Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 02, 2022

Italian energy industry services firm Saipem said Wednesday it had, in consortium with Bouygues Travaux Publics and Boskalis (BSB), installed and ballasted the Gravity-Based Structures (GBS) foundations for the Fécamp offshore wind farm in Normandy…

Solstad Offshore Wins Contracts for CSV Trio

Nov 01, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel company Solstad Offshore has won contracts for three of its subsea construction vessels (CSV).Normand Vision has been awarded a new contract with Havfram AS for a period of 3 years firm plus an option for an extra 2 years…

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