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SBM Offshore's AI Mooring Monitoring Tool Gets ABS' Stamp of Approval

Jul 15, 2021

SBM Offshore, a Dutch company best known for its FPSO leasing business, has developed an artificial intelligence-powered mooring lines monitoring solution which has now received new technology qualification from classification society ABS.The…

BP, Aker, Statkraft in Norwegian Offshore Wind Team-up

Jun 14, 2021

Oil giant BP, working to reimagine itself and become a wider energy company, has joined Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind in a ‎consortium bidding to develop offshore wind energy in Norway.The partnership – in which bp, Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind will each hold a 33…

Topside Construction Starts for Hollandse Kust (west Alpha) Offshore Substation

Jun 11, 2021

Construction has started of the topside for the offshore transformer station to be deployed at the Hollandse Kust (west Alpha) wind farm zone offshore the Netherlands.The joint venture between ENGIE Solutions and Iemants (a subsidiary of Smulders) and…

Siemens Gamesa to Deliver Wind Turbines for Full 1,044 MW Hai Long Offshore Wind Projects

May 05, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured, subject to final contract awards, more work in Taiwanese offshore wind space.The company was back in November 2019 announced as a preferred supplier of offshore wind turbines for Hai Long 2A (300 MW) project…

Heerema to Transport and Install Offshore Converter Platform for Sofia Wind Farm

Apr 12, 2021

Dutch offshore installation specialist Heerema Marine Contractors has signed a deal with Singapore's Sembcorp Marine to transport and install an HVDC offshore converter platform for RWE's 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK.Sembcorp Marine’s…

Ørsted Welcomes U.S. Gov'ts Offshore Wind Push

Mar 30, 2021

The U.S. administration on Monday announced a set of actions to accelerate offshore wind energy development and set a target to install 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030. The news was welcomed by Orsted, one of the world's largest offshore wind developers…

Ex-CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Joins Maersk Supply Service Board

Mar 15, 2021

Philippe Kavafyan, former CEO of offshore wind turbine maker MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been appointed as new board member at the Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service.'As former CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, Kavafyan comes…

Petrobras, SBM Offshore Sign LoI for Giant Búzios Field FPSO

Feb 25, 2021

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has signed a letter of intent with Dutch FPSO supplier SBM Offshore for the delivery of an FPSO to be deployed in the Búzios field in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.SBM Offshore will be responsible for the engineering…

Malaysia: Icon Offshore Clinches Drilling Contract with Petrofac

Feb 04, 2021

Oilfield services firm Petrofac has awarded Icon Offshore a contract for the supply of a jack-up drilling rig for drilling at the PM304 block offshore Malaysia.Under the contract, Icon Offshore, through its subsidiary Persiai Offshore, will supply the Perisai Pacific 101 jack-up drilling rig…

Deep Wind Offshore Names Chief Commercial Officer

Feb 01, 2021

Deep Wind Offshore, a Norwegian offshore wind company formed last month, has appointed Hans Petter Øvrevik as its Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).Øvrevik has more than 16 years of experience in the offshore industry, including roles in Aker Solutions and Aker Offshore Wind…

Offshore Wind: Things are Getting Bigger

Jan 15, 2021

The global offshore wind industry has been picking up pace unabated by the global pandemic, with industry investments growing and offshore wind turbine makers competing on who'll build a larger turbine. With offshore wind turbines, bigger is better…

Seajacks Wins Offshore Wind Gig in Japan

Jan 11, 2021

Jack-up vessel services provider Seajacks has won a contract with Kajima Corporation to transport and install offshore wind turbines for a project in Japan.The contract, awarded to Seajack's Japanese subsidiary Seajacks Japan, is for the transport and installation of 33 MHI Vestas V117 – 4…

Rem Offshore Nets Long-term Charter for Newly Ordered Offshore Wind Vessel

Dec 22, 2020

Rem Offshore, a Norwegian offshore vessel owner which last week ordered an offshore wind construction service vessel, has secured a long-term charter contract for the vessel.The company on Tuesday announced a long-term charter contract with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for its newbuild CSV…

Keppel AmFELS Lays Keel for First Jones Act WTIV

Dec 16, 2020

Shipbuilder Keppel AmFELS has laid the keel for the first ever Jones Act compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) at its shipyard in Brownsville, Texas, marking a key milestone for the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry…

Denmark, Netherlands Working on Offshore Energy Hub

Dec 16, 2020

The Netherlands and Denmark have signed an agreement of intent in which they agree to have power and energy network operators TenneT, Gasunie and Energinet carry out further research into a joint energy hub in the North Sea.Eric Wiebes, Dutch…

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