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DNV GL to Certify TenneT Platform in German Sea

Sep 04, 2019

DNV GL has signed a four-year framework agreement with TenneT to provide project certification for new High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC)  substations linked to offshore wind farms in the German North Sea.Agreement includes certification of…

UK Offshore Wind Attracts Investments

Aug 12, 2019

Power companies including Ørsted, Vattenfall, Innogy, SSE and Scottish Power and financial investors such as infrastructure and pension funds are active in UK offshore wind power, said Deloitte.Japan, China and other countries in Asia are also showing increasing interest in the market…

Icon Offshore Vessel Gets Extension

Jul 12, 2019

Malaysian offshore service provider Icon Offshore has secured a two-year contract extension from Zell Transportation (ZT) for the charter of its maintenance and support vessel Icon Kayra.Icon Offshore said in a press release that Zell Transportation…

A1 Offshore Teams Up with Kenzfigee

Jul 04, 2019

Danish provider of offshore service vessels A1 Offshore Solutions ApS and lifting and offshore equipment specialist KenzFigee have signed a cooperation agreement to offer clients in the offshore oil, gas and wind industry a cost-efficient and safe Walk-to-Work vessel solution…

MHI Vestas Turbine Debut at Deutsche Bucht

Jun 06, 2019

Installation is underway at Northland Power’s Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm as MHI Vestas and other installation partners have successfully installed the first of 33 wind turbines.Deutsche Bucht, located 95 km northwest of the island of Borkum in the German North Sea…

E.ON, Kyuden Mirai to Develop Offshore Wind in Japan

Apr 24, 2019

Germany-headquartered energy company E.ON and Japanese renewable energy company Kyuden Mirai Energy signed a cooperation agreement to jointly develop offshore wind projects in Japan.A press release from the European holding company based in…

AMS Wins Hornsea Two Gig

Apr 05, 2019

AMS Trenchless Specialists, North Lincolnshire-based engineering company, has won a huge contract for part of the onshore cable works for Hornsea Two, an offshore wind farm being constructed 89km off the Yorkshire Coast.AMS Trenchless Specialists…

Dunkirk Offshore Wind a Jumpstart for France

Feb 20, 2019

Danish power company Ørsted and Total have teamed up with Belgian renewables firm Elicio to bid for a wind project off the coast of Dunkirk.A total of nine bids are being considered in the tender for the Dunkirk project, which will have a maximum capacity of 600MW…

UK P&I Club Rolls-out Offshore Cover

Oct 16, 2018

British ship insurer UK P&I Club has launched offshore cover providing a comprehensive package to meet liabilities and losses incurred by MembersThe UK P&I Club, in conjunction with Thomas Miller Specialty Offshore (TMSO), has launched a range…

Liberian Registry Focus on Offshore and Gas Technology

Oct 11, 2018

Liberia, the fastest growing major open registry in both shipping and offshore, has established its Offshore and Gas Technology Department, renewing the Registry’s focus in these sectors.According to an official statement, this department strengthens…

SBM in Brazilian leniency deal

Jul 18, 2016

SBM Offshore and Petróleo Brasileiro (Petrobras) will resume normal business relationships after a US$163 million settlement agreement over allegations relating to the Lava Jato scandal was reached amongst the Dutch floating production specialist firm and Brazilian authorities last week…

Newly integrated FPSO headed for Lula

May 23, 2016

The Cidade de Saquarema floating production and storage offloading (FPSO) unit is sailing to the Lula field offshore Brazil for its 20-year contract, following its recent conversion at the BRASA shipyard. Cidade de Saquarema departs from BRASA shipyard…

Aqualis contracted for LNG barge study

Feb 04, 2016

Offshore marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by Gas Entec to provide an engineering study of a new-build LNG barge that will operate in the US offshore. Aqualis Offshore’s work scope is to provide a…

Global Deepwater Review: Driving deeper growth

Jun 01, 2014

As Infield Systems prepares for the annual release of its Deep and Ultra-deepwater Market Report to 2018, we look to global development of the deepwater sector and the emerging trends over the forthcoming five years. Looking back over the previous five-year period…

Aqualis makes Tristein acquisition

Feb 27, 2014

Aqualis ASA signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to acquire Tristein AS, a provider of marine operations for the offshore oil, gas and wind industries. The financial details of the transaction are undisclosed.  “The combination…

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