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Mainprize Offshore Orders Another Wind Farm Service Vessel from Manor Marine

Feb 23, 2022

UK-based Manor Marine UK Ltd has secured a contract with Mainprize Offshore to build a second offshore wind farm service vessel, following the win of the building contract for the MO8 in 2021. The second vessel to be built at the site in Portland…

Interview: Inside Cadeler X-Class WTIVs with CEO Mikkel Gleerup

Feb 18, 2022

Cadeler CEO Mikkel Gleerup shares insights on the path ahead for his company in the fast-growing offshore wind sector, with details on Cadeler’s new X-Class Wind Turbine Installation Vessels.The last two years were big year for your company…

Yinson to Deliver FPSO for Petrobras' Parque das Baleias Integrated Project

Feb 08, 2022

Malaysian FPSO supplier Yinson has won a contract with Brazil's Petrobras for the delivery of an FPSO for the deployment at the Parque das Baleias Integrated Project, to be installed in the Jubarte Field, located in the north of Campos Basin…

Strategic Marine Acquires New Shipyard in Singapore

Feb 04, 2022

Strategic Marine announced it has completed the acquisition of a significantly larger shipbuilding facility in Singapore in a move intended to boost the company's shipbuilding capacity and product range.Strategic Marine has acquired the fixed…

VIDEO: "Things are about to change in a big way" for U.S. Offshore Wind

Feb 01, 2022

In a recent interview with Maritime Reporter TV, Philip Lewis, Director of Research, Intelatus Global Partners, breaks down the U.S. Offshore Wind market 'By the Numbers.'Let's look at the world . There's around 75GW of offshore wind farms, either operational or being built in the world today…

Ørsted and Eversource to Charter Newbuild CTVs from WindServe and AOS

Jan 27, 2022

Offshore wind developers Ørsted and Eversource announced Thursday that they have chosen two regional vessel operators that will partner with Rhode Island shipyards to build crew transfer vessels (CTV) to service their wind farm projects in the U…

Strategic Marine Delivers Crew Boat to Centus Marine

Jan 17, 2022

Strategic Marine (S) Pte Ltd recently handed over Centus Ten to Malaysian Offshore operator Centus Marine Sdn Bhd, marking the third fast crew boat handed over by Strategic Marine to Centus in the last 12 months and the 10th vessel overall.Commenting on the vessel handover…

Offshore Wind: First Steel Cut for IWS Fleet's Construction Service Operation Vessel

Jan 17, 2022

Norway-based offshore shipowner IWS Fleet said Monday that the first steel had been cut in China for its Construction Service Operation Vessel (CSOV).The steel cutting ceremony was held at the China Merchants Heavy Industry facility in Jiangsu…

Jan De Nul's Next-Gen Offshore Wind Installation Vessel Launched in China

Jan 06, 2022

Offshore installation firm Jan De Nul said Thursday that Les Alizés, its next-gen floating offshore installation vessel had been launched at the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China.The vessel is now ready for the final construction phase, including sea trials…

AET Takes Delivery of New Shuttle Tanker for Shell Charter in Brazil

Jan 05, 2022

Tanker operator AET has taken delivery of Eagle Campos, the first of another three Suezmax Dynamic Positioning (DP2) Shuttle Tankers purpose built for long-term charter to Brazil Shipping I Limited, a subsidiary of Shell.Shuttle tankers are…

U.S. Offshore Wind: Assessing the Use of Existing Vessels

Dec 28, 2021

In a recent interview with Maritime Reporter TV, Robert Galinski, DNV’s Offshore Wind Director, Americas, discussed the lingering question of whether existing vessels built to serve the traditional offshore oil and gas fleet could serve a significant role in the build out of the U…

Building a New Fleet: CTVs for US Offshore Wind

Dec 27, 2021

The U.S. has big plans for its offshore wind industry, and shipbuilders like Blount Boats and others are ramping up to capitalize on the unprecedented opportunity.Earlier this year, the Biden Administration unveiled its goal to have 30 gigawatts…

Offshore Wind Market Set to Accelerate in North America

Dec 20, 2021

While many challenges remain to deliver the full promise of U.S. offshore wind, so too do opportunities. Robert Galinski, DNV’s Offshore Wind Director, Americas discusses the pace and direction of the U.S. offshore wind market from the perspective of class…

North Star Clinches More SOV Work at Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 09, 2021

UK-based offshore vessel owner North Star Group has won another service operations vessel (SOV) contract at the Dogger Bank wind farm, this time for the third phase.North Star Group said Thursday it had secured a long-term charter worth about £90 million ($118…

DSME Orders Wärtsilä Thrusters for Eneti's WTIV

Dec 08, 2021

Finland-based marine technology company Wärtsilä will supply the seven thrusters for Eneti's new Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV) being built at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine yard in South Korea.'By providing outstanding thrust, robust station-keeping capability…

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