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First Turbine Installed at Arcadis Ost 1 Wind Farm Using "Unique" Floating Installation Method

12 hours ago

Heerema Marine Contractors has recently installed the first of 27 Vestas V174 – 9.5MW turbines at the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, offshore Germany, using a floating installation method, for which the parties involved say is unique.Namely, the turbine was installed using Heerema's Thialf semi-submersible crane vessel instead of the typical method using a jack-up vessel.The plan…

Platform Supply Vessel to Ship CO2 for Storage Under North Sea Seabed

10 hours ago

A platform supply vessel, normally used to deliver goods to offshore oil and gas platforms, is undergoing preparations in the Danish Esbjerg port to carry CO2 containers for storage in the North Sea.Offshore vessel owner Blue Water and offshore…

MMA Offshore Sells Batam Shipyard

15 hours ago

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore has completed the sale of its shipyard in Batam, Indonesia.The planned sale was first announced back in May when MMA Offshore said it would sell its shipyard facility to Wasco Engineering Group…

Valeura Energy Books Tanker for Gulf of Thailand Oil Field

15 hours ago

Oil and gas company Valeura Energy has entered into a definitive agreement with PT Samudra Alam Transport to charter the MT Vula crude oil tanker to store oil produced from the Wassana oil field, offshore in the Gulf of Thailand.In Q2 2022,…

EnCap Backs Houston-based Firm to Build Jones Act WTIVs

Dec 01, 2022

Houston-based Bleutec Industries, a company which describes itself as the builder, owner, and operator of Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessels, said Thursday it had secured 'a significant capital commitment' from EnCap Investments L…

BMT Unveils New Crew Transfer Vessel Model

Dec 01, 2022

BMT has unveiled its new 32-meter hybrid propulsion crew transfer vessel design, citing industry demand for lower carbon emissions, capacity, and prolonged offshore operations.'Crews and engineers’ safety and comfort are fundamental to BMT’s approach with this design…

HST Marine Orders Three Battery-powered Fast Crew Suppliers from Damen

Dec 01, 2022

Offshore energy industry services provider High Speed Transfers (HST) Marine has ordered three Fast Crew Suppliers 2710s from Damen Shipyards for an undisclosed fee.Damen Shipyards said that the vessels would be fitted with 190kW battery arrays…

Van Stee Offshore Orders Multi-purpose Workboat from Damen

Nov 30, 2022

Van Stee Offshore has ordered an 80-meter Multibuster 8020 ultra-shallow draught, multi-purpose workboat from the Dutch shipbuilder Damen.According to Damen, Van Stee’s Multibuster 8020 is the first of a new class that combines the key elements of Damen’s Multi-Cat and Shoalbuster workboat classes…

Keel Laying Ceremony Held for Two Shanghai Electric SOVs

Nov 30, 2022

A keel-laying ceremony was held for two Ulstein-designed offshore wind service operation vessels (SOV) on Wednesday at the ZPMC yard.Shanghai Electric, a Chinese wind turbine manufacturer, ordered the two vessels of the Ulstein SX195 and SX197 designs…

Fugro Expands Geotechnical Vessel Fleet

Nov 30, 2022

Dutch offshore survey company Fugro has expanded its geotechnical vessel fleet with the Fugro Quest vessel. According to Fugro, the vessel is equipped with advanced deep-water technology.'Fugro uses this type of vessel to determine the exact composition of the soil…

Inmarsat to Roll Out IoT Solution to More than 60 Zamil Offshore Vessels

Nov 30, 2022

Inmarsat, a mobile satellite communications services provider, will roll out an Internet-of-Things (IoT) solution to more than 60 of Saudi-based Zamil Offshore's vessels in the Gulf area.The solution - powered by Fleet Connect and Fleet Data…

Exail's DriX USV Gets Lloyd's Register Certification

Nov 29, 2022

Marine classification society Lloyd's Register has awarded its first certification for an Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) to the DriX maritime drone.Developed by Exail, a high-tech company and pioneer in the field of maritime autonomy, the DriX…

UTEC Showcases New Unmanned Catamaran for Offshore Wind Surveys

Nov 29, 2022

Survey, positioning, and data management firm UTEC, part of the Acteon Group, is targeting the offshore wind survey and inspection market with a new uncrewed surface vessel (USV).Torsten Marten, lead surveyor, UTEC, outlined the new design at the Marine Autonomous Technology Showcase (MATS)…

Windcat Orders Two Hydrogen-powered CSOVs from Damen Shipyards

Nov 29, 2022

Offshore crew transfer company Windcat said Tuesday it had ordered two hydrogen-powered Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (“CSOVs”) from the Dutch company Damen Shipyards, with options for further vessels.The “Elevation Series” CSOVs have…

DOF Charters Havila Phoenix CSV. Wins Contracts in Atlantic Region

Nov 28, 2022

Offshore vessel operator DOF Group is pleased to announce multiple new contracts in the Atlantic region and the long-term charter of the construction support vessel Havila Phoenix.In the Atlantic region, DOF said it had secured an Integrated…

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