Anchors News


Bekaert Joins Tailwind Floating Wind Moorings Innovation Project

Apr 04, 2024

Belgium-based offshore mooring systems specialist Bekaert has joined the Tailwind project, which aims to develop advanced mooring solutions for floating wind industry.The Tailwind project, launched in January 2024, will aim to deliver advanced station-keeping technologies…

Mooreast to Anchor Floating Offshore Wind Farm in Southern France

Apr 02, 2024

Singapore-based mooring and anchoring specialist Mooreast Holdings has secured an order to supply its proprietary anchors for Eolmed pre-commercial floating offshore wind farm.Mooreast has partnered with French installation contractor Bourbon…

Maxwell Marine's Anchoring Solutions for Ørsted-bound Uncrewed Surface Vessels

Oct 12, 2023

Anchoring solutions specialist Maxwell Marine has won a contract  to design and supply a technical anchoring system for the first uncrewed surface vessels (USVs) which will be used for offshore met-ocean measurement campaigns in the offshore wind farm industry…

Enauta Starts Anchoring Campaign for FPSO Atlanta

Sep 20, 2023

Brazilian oil and gas company Enauta, the operator of the Atlanta field in Santos Basin. offshore Brazil, has started the anchoring campaign for the FPSO Atlanta, which is expected to start production in 2024.This marks the start of installation works on what is called Atlanta’s Phase I…

Germany's AQUOS and Scotland's Swift Anchors Unite as SCHOTTEL Marine Technologies

Sep 05, 2023

SCHOTTEL Marine Technologies said Tuesday it was integrating its operations to exploit the growing business opportunities in offshore renewables, and in particular within the floating offshore wind sector. The floating offshore wind sector is…

Anchor Handler Construction: What to Expect as Floating Wind Picks Up

Aug 16, 2023

A fleet of newbuild specialized anchor handlers will be required to help build up the emerging floating offshore wind industry. But since the industry is still in its early days, many unknowns have made it difficult for shipyards and their partners to gear up to build this fleet…

Swift Anchors Gets OWGP Grant to Complete Testing of Floating Wind Anchor Technology

Apr 27, 2023

Scotland-based Swift Anchors, developing anchoring solutions for the global offshore renewable energy and aquaculture industries, has secured a UK£395,000 grant from the Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP).Swift Anchors, a subsidiary of AQUOS SCHOTTEL Marine Technologies since October 2022…

Viking Supply Ships to Charter Two Ocean Yield AHTS Vessels. Purchase Options Included

Mar 14, 2023

Anchor handling specialist Viking Supply Ships will take two Ocean Yield-owned AHTS vessels, Far Senator and Normand Statesman, on bareboat charters for a period of five years. The vessels have since October 2020 been on a charter with Normand Chartering…

Petrobras Awards 3-year Contracts for Maersk Anchor Handler Trio

Mar 07, 2023

Danish offshore support vessel owner Maersk Supply Services has secured three-year contracts for three of its L-class anchor handlers with Petrobras in Brazil.Petrobras will use the vessels for a broad scope of anchor handling activities and offshore drilling rig movements…

Mooreast to Create "at least 100 jobs" in Aberdeen with Subsea Foundation Production Facility

Feb 20, 2023

Singapore-based mooring and anchoring specialist Mooreast Holdings said Monday it could bring at least 100 jobs to Aberdeen after signing a collaboration agreement that, it is hoped, would help the company realize its ambition to open a subsea foundation production facility there…

Japan: MOL, MOLMEC to Launch More Offshore Wind Training Courses as ClassNK Approval Granted

Feb 17, 2023

Japanese firms Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and MOL Marine & Engineering Co (MOLMEC) have been granted basic approval from ClassNK for two new training courses related to offshore wind power generation. The courses, for power cable laying and anchor handling training…

Swift Anchors Looking to Expand Engineering Team

Jan 18, 2023

Swift Anchors, a UK-based company that develops anchoring solutions for the global offshore energy (floating wind, floating solar, tidal and wave) and aquaculture industries, is looking for new engineers to join its team. The company said that…

Triton Anchor Secures Funds to Speed Up Development of Anchoring System for Floating Wind

Dec 07, 2022

Triton Anchor, a developer of an anchoring solution for the floating offshore wind industry, announced on Wednesday the closing of its initial funding round. The funds will be used to accelerate platform development as the company scales its products from prototype to general release…

Mooring & Anchors: InterMoor Wins Floating Wind Gig in Asia

Oct 20, 2022

InterMoor said Thursday it had secured the engineering design scope and the transportation and installation study for two upcoming offshore floating wind farms offshore Asia. The company, a brand in Acteon’s Engineering, Moorings and Foundations Division…

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