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Keppel Offshore & Marine, Sembcorp Marine Working on Merger

Mar 31, 2022

Keppel Corp's offshore and marine (O&M) arm and smaller rival Sembcorp Marine are working towards having an agreement over their business unification in place by the end of April, the companies said on Thursday.The companies had first announced…

XLCC to Order New Cable Laying Vessel

Mar 31, 2022

XLCC, the new high-voltage direct current (HVDC), renewable energy focused business in the U.K., said it has completed the concept design for a new cable laying vessel for planned delivery in the first half of 2025.The newbuild is slated to support the Morocco – UK Power Project…

Building a Battery Hybrid SOV is the Aim of Vallianz, Royal IHC MOU

Mar 29, 2022

Vallianz Holdings Limited entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Royal IHC to design and build a next generation service operation vessel (SOV) to support offshore wind farms.Designed by Royal IHC, the battery hybrid SOV will house advanced levels of integration and autonomy…

Offshore Wind: Empire Wind Taps Maersk to Build Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (VIDEO)

Mar 29, 2022

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, awarded a contract to Maersk Supply Service for charter of its newbuild wind installation vessel (WIV). This vessel, together with US constructed barges and tugs built and operated by Kirby Offshore Wind…

Sembcorp Marine Bags Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Order

Mar 23, 2022

Singapore's Sembcorp Marine said Wednesday it had won a contract for the construction of a Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (“WTIV”).The company did not say who the client was. It said that the WTIV design was based on Sembcorp Marine’s in-house design in collaboration with the customer…

Integrated Wind Solutions Orders Another Skywalker-class CSOV in China

Mar 22, 2022

Norway-based offshore vessel owner Integrated Wind Solutions (“IWS”) has ordered two Walk-to-Work Commissioning Service Operations Vessels (“CSOV”). The vessels are scheduled for delivery in H1 2024 from China Merchants Industry, Hong Kong. Currently…

OSM to Supervise Construction of Ocean Infinity's Robotic Vessels in Norway

Mar 18, 2022

Maritime and offshore service provider OSM Maritime Group will act as Ocean Infinity's newbuild site supervision partner, for six robotic offshore vessels being built for Ocean Infinity in Norway, for its Armada Fleet.Four vessels will have a length of 21 meters and tow vessels of 36 meters…

AAM and Teknicraft's Jones Act CTV Design Gets AIP from DNV

Mar 17, 2022

Bellingham, Wash. shipbuilder All American Marine announced its 92-foot-long crew transfer vessel (CTV) concept design developed with Teknicraft Design has earned approval in principle (AIP) from classification society DNV.The Jones-Act-compliant…

Marco Polo Marine, Seatech Solutions Move to Develop Offshore Wind Service Vessels

Mar 16, 2022

Singapore-based offshore shipping, shipbuilding, and ship maintenance company Marco Polo Marine has partnered up with green tech ship design company Seatech Solutions International to co-develop two new specialized offshore wind service, operation…

Edda Wind's SOV Edda Breeze Named at Astilleros Gondan

Mar 14, 2022

Edda Wind's new commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) was named Edda Breeze during a ceremony at Astilleros Gondan Shipyard in Spain, on Saturday.The purpose-built CSOV is designed for emissions-free operations with a hydrogen-based propulsion system…

Zinus' Shore Power for Shell's Electric Catamarans in Singapore

Mar 10, 2022

Norway-based Zinus, a supplier of shore power products and autonomous solutions for ports and vessels, has secured a contract with Penguin Shipyard International in Singapore for the delivery of a fully automatic charging solution to three electric passenger catamarans Penguin is building for Shell…

Gulf Island Chairman Flick to Retire

Mar 07, 2022

Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc., a steel fabricator and service provider to the industrial and energy sectors, today announced that its Chairman of the Board of Directors, Michael A. Flick, will retire effective upon the expiration of his current…

High Tien Offshore, Jong Shyn Shipbuilding to Build Taiwanese CTVs

Mar 07, 2022

High Tien Offshore (HTO) signed a Letter of Intent with Jong Shyn Shipbuilding (JSS) to build Taiwanese Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV) in JSS' shipyard for use in the Taiwanese offshore wind farm industry, supporting developers’ bidding for the offshore windfarms of zonal development in Round 3…

Chouest Begins Building First Jones Act SOV

Mar 03, 2022

Physical activity to construct America's first Jones Act-qualified wind farm service operations vessel (SOV) has kicked off on the U.S. Gulf Coast.The vessel, Eco Edison, is being built at Edison Chouest Offshore shipyards in Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida for planned delivery in 2024…

First Steel Cut for IWS' Second Skywalker Class SOV

Mar 01, 2022

Just weeks after Norway-based Integrated Wind Solutions ASA announced first steel was cut for its lead Skywalker class construction service operations vessel, the company has revealed work is underway to build the second vessel in the series A…

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