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H₂ Hype or Practical Reality?

Sep 19, 2022

In the last few years, there’s been a proliferation of projects targeting the production of hydrogen. Its seen as one of the levers towards net zero and, more recently, a way to help underpin energy security, especially in Europe. Many think producing the stuff offshore is a big opportunity.Many are keen to promote renewable (or green) hydrogen. Producing it via electrolysis, using renewable energy…

Lhyfe Launches World First Offshore Hydrogen Pilot

Sep 23, 2022

France-based clean hydrogen producer Lhyfe has launched the world’s first offshore renewable green hydrogen production demonstrator.The pilot was launched yesterday (Septmeber 22) in Saint-Nazaire, France, which will now begin an 18-month wind-powered pilot…

St. Johns Begins Building CTVs for Atlantic Wind Transfers

Sep 21, 2022

St. Johns Ship Building earlier this month began building the first in a series of new crew transfer vessels (CTV) for Rhode Island-based Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT).The Palatka, Fla. shipbuilder held a keel laying ceremony on September 8…

US Plans to Hold Cook Inlet Drilling Auction in December

Sep 21, 2022

The Biden administration on Wednesday revealed plans to hold an auction of oil and gas drilling rights for up to 1 million acres in the Cook Inlet off the coast of Alaska in December.The sale is among the concessions to the oil and gas sector included in U…

Purus Marine Buys UK-based Offshore Wind CTV Firm HST Marine

Sep 21, 2022

Purus Marine on Wednesday announced the acquisition of HST Marine, a UK-based provider of Crew Transfer Vessels (“CTVs”) to the offshore wind industry.HST’s fleet of includes one of the industry’s first battery hybrid CTVs, the Chartwell-designed HST Ella…

Marco Polo Marine to Build, Operate CSOV as Offshore Wind Industry 'Grapples with Shortage'

Sep 20, 2022

Singapore-listed firm Marco Polo Marine said Tuesday it planned to build, own and operate a new Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (CSOV) to meet the rising demand for support vessels required to service the booming offshore wind farm industry in Asia…

Cellula Robotics Sells Seafloor Drill Division to Focus on AUVs

Sep 20, 2022

Cellula Robotics has sold its Seafloor Drill Division to an unnamed company, to focus on its autonomous underwater vehicle business.Cellula said that the sale would facilitate its focus on the development of proven, trusted autonomy as it brings its fuel cell powered…

Norway's METCentre Licensed to Test Four New Offshore Wind Turbines

Sep 20, 2022

The Marine Energy Test Center (METCentre) in Norway has been licensed to test four new offshore wind turbines on the Norwegian west coast. Arvid Nesse, head of METCentre and Norwegian Offshore Wind, said: 'This expansion strengthens Norway's…

Damen Working on New Vessel Class to Support Growing Floating Wind Industry

Sep 20, 2022

Dutch firm Damen Shipyards said Tuesday it was working to develop a new class of vessel that will be capable of supporting the growing floating wind industry.Damen has cited forecasts which indicate that by 2050 over 200GW or around 13,500 units…

Italy's Commissioner Confident in a Timely Decision on New FSRU

Sep 20, 2022

Italy's commissioner for the set up of a new regasification terminal is confident the infrastructure could get the green light by the end of October, in time for extending the country's LNG capacity at the beginning of 2023.Under the government's energy plan…

Petrobras Extends Helix Well Intervention Vessel

Sep 19, 2022

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. announced on Monday that it entered into a two-year extension of its well intervention charter and services contracts with Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) for the Siem Helix 2 well intervention vessel offshore Brazil…

Inside the Baker Hughes Subsea Production Strategy

Sep 19, 2022

With volatile markets and increasing speed of technological changes – led by digitalization and decarbonization – Richard Ward discusses subsea production trends, opportunities and challenges.Richard, to start can you give a brief career bio with an overview of your current responsibilities…

Oil Drops 1.5% on Strong Dollar, Demand Projections

Sep 19, 2022

Oil fell by more than 1.5% on Monday, pressured by expectations of weaker global demand and by U.S. dollar strength ahead of possible large increases to interest rates, though supply worries limited the decline.Central banks around the world…

PaxOcean to Convert PSV to Cable Layer for Triasmitra

Sep 16, 2022

PaxOcean said its Nanindah Mutiara Shipyard in Indonesia has secured a contract to convert a platform supply vessel (PSV) into a submarine cable laying vessel (CLV) for telecoms company PT Ketrosden Triasmitra.The PSV is the Norwegian-built Skandi Sotra…

Jan De Nul's Newbuild Jack-up Voltaire Suffers 'Limited Damage' in China Typhoon

Sep 16, 2022

Offshore installation specialist Jan De Nul Group said Thursday that the shipyard in China where its flagship jack-up installation vessel Voltaire is being built, was hit by typhoon Muifa in China during the night of 14 to 15 September 2022…

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