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Offshore Wind Development Moves Forward in the New York Bight

Feb 24, 2022

The New York Bight auction is made up of six leases containing an estimated 5.6 GW of bottom-fixed offshore wind capacity that can serve New York and New Jersey offshore wind requirements, amongst others. Till now, New York and New Jersey have secured a combined capacity of 8.1 GW from offshore wind developers from a target to install 16.5 GW of offshore wind by 2035.On Wednesday, bidding started at $24…

Installed on OSV, Survitec's Seahaven Evacuation System Passes Heavy Weather Trials

Feb 02, 2022

Seahaven Advanced Evacuation System , developed by the UK-based marine safety and survival solutions provider Survitec, has successfully passed heavy weather sea trials (HWST), deployed from the offshore support vessel EDT Jane.According to Survitec…

Construction of New York’s First Offshore Wind Farm Set to Start as Final Approval Granted

Jan 20, 2022

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has granted Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for the South Fork Wind, New York’s first offshore wind farm, Ørsted confirmed Thursday. This is the final decision…

China's CNOOC Sets 2022 Output Target 10% above 2021 Goal

Jan 11, 2022

China's biggest offshore oil and gas producer, CNOOC Ltd, on Tuesday set its 2022 production target at 600 million-610 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe), 10% above last year's goal.The company targeted output of 545 million-555 million boe in 2021…

McDermott Scores 'Mega' Offshore Contract in Qatar

Jan 11, 2022

Offshore engineering and construction company McDermott said Monday it had secured a mega offshore contract from QatarEnergy.Under the award, McDermott will be responsible for the delivery of engineering, procurement, construction, and installation…

Financial Close Reached for 298MW Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan

Dec 08, 2021

The Zhong Neng offshore wind project in Taiwan has reached financial close, Copenhagen Offshore Partners said Wednesday.The process for reaching financial close on the Zhong Neng project started 14 months ago and the large-scale offshore wind project will now be financed through CI IV…

BP to Set Up Large-scale Green Hydrogen Project in UK

Nov 30, 2021

BP said on Monday it plans to set up a large-scale green hydrogen production plant in northeast England, generated with wind, water and solar energy to aid Britain's move away from fossil fuels.The project, dubbed HyGreen Teesside, aims to produce…

SEA-KIT's USV Equipped with Innovative Connectivity Solution by Inmarsat

Nov 24, 2021

Maritime and offshore mobile satellite communications specialist Inmarsat has installed a new connectivity solution on SEA-KIT's uncrewed surface vessel (USV) Maxlimer using virtualized networks that the company says will establish higher standards for over-the-horizon uncrewed vessel control…

Sea Trials Complete: Mocean Energy's Blue X Wave Energy Machine Returns to Shore

Nov 17, 2021

UK-based wave energy technology company Mocean Energy said Wednesday its Blue X wave energy machine had returned to dock after a successful five-month test period at sea.'In the last few days the 20-meter long, 38-tonne wave machine has been…

UK Backs Zero-emissions CTV Concept

Sep 15, 2021

A study, led by maritime design and applied technologies company Artemis Technologies has been awarded £533,000 to investigate transformative solutions to decarbonize crew transfer vessel (CTV) operations in the offshore wind sector.The grant…

ORE Catapult Secures Funding for Five Projects to Drive Forward Maritime Decarbonisation

Sep 15, 2021

The UK-based Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has said it has secured funding for five projects as part of the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition, funded by the Department for Transport and delivered in partnership with Innovate UK…

Gulf Marine Services Taps LR for Software Solution to Boost Efficiency

Sep 08, 2021

UAE-based Gulf Marine Services (GMS), a company providing jack-up service vessels for the offshore oil, gas, and renewables industries, has hired Lloyd's Register for the installation of a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.GMS said the system would provide its with a central…

Kuwait Oil Company gets a new Oil Spill Recovery/Offshore Support Vessel

Jul 23, 2021

The 60m RAmpage 6000-ZM vessel Koc Al Zour, built by Uzmar Shipyard, will be the largest Robert Allan Ltd. design ever built in Turkey. She is designed and constructed as a modern double azimuth stern drive (ASD) and is the most capable multipurpose…

Industry-First: SEA-KIT's USV Gets LR Certificate

Jul 08, 2021

UK-based unmanned surface vessel developer SEA-KIT has said it has been awarded the first-ever Unmanned Marine Systems (UMS) certificate by Lloyd’s Register for its USV built for Fugro.'SEA-KIT has worked closely with Lloyd’s Register since…

BOEM Seeks Public Comment on Empire Wind Offshore Wind Project

Jun 18, 2021

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) said Thursday it would be conducting an environmental review of a potential wind energy project offshore New York and New Jersey.The agency said it would on Friday, June 18, 2021, BOEM publish…

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