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Heerema Breaks Jacket Installation Record at Johan Sverdrup Field

Jun 23, 2021

Dutch offshore installation firm Heerema Marine Contractors said Wednesday its heavy lift vessel Sleipnir had broken records on the Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 development project in Norway.'On June 18, Sleipnir successfully installed the 12,050 metric ton Johan Sverdrup processing platform (P2) jacket…

Future-proofing: Cadeler to Replace Main Crane on Wind Osprey Jack-up

Jun 17, 2021

Offshore wind installation company Cadeler said Thursday it would replace the main crane on the Wind Osprey jack-up with a bigger one, to make it capable of installing the largest offshore wind turbines.In December last year, Cadeler hired NOV…

Stena Drilling Buys Stake in Offshore Lifting Tech Firm Intebloc

Jun 08, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Stena Drilling has acquired a 30% stake in Intebloc, a provider of digital lifting technology solutions that improve the safety and productivity of offshore lifting operations. Backed by Stena Drilling, Intebloc will speed up product development strategy…

Australia: Sparrows to Maintain Cranes on Chevron's Wheatstone, Gorgon Facilities

May 26, 2021

Sparrows, a provider of energy industry engineering and maintenance services, has been awarded a contract by Chevron Australia to work on the Gorgon and Wheatstone natural gas projects.Sparrows said Wednesday it would support the safety and…

3t EnerMech Launches Offshore Training Service in Angola. Bags First Contract

May 05, 2021

3t EnerMech, a recently launched alliance between UK-based energy industry training firm 3t Energy and oilfield services provider EnerMech, has launched a training service in Angola, and has already secured a contract with an offshore drilling contractor…

Sparrows Bags Three Deals to Maintain Offshore Equipment in Angola

Mar 17, 2021

Sparrows Group, a UK-based engineering and maintenance services specialist for the energy and industrial sectors, has said it has secured one contract renewal and two extensions, 'worth a seven-figure sum,' in Angola to support major operators in the deepwater region…

MODEC Orders Palfinger Cranes for Sangomar FPSO

Mar 16, 2021

Japanese FPSO company MODEC has ordered Palfinger cranes for an FPSO it is building for deployment at Woodside's Sangomar development offshore Senegal. Palfinger said Tuesday it would deliver two wire luffing lattice boom cranes for the FPSO…

Liebherr Ships First Main Crane Components for OHT's Alfa Lift Installation Vessel

Mar 10, 2021

Crane specialist Liebherr has informed that important components for a giant crane to be installed aboard OHT's Alfa Lift offshore wind foundation installation vessel, have departed from Germany and are now en route to China where the vessel is being built…

Sparrows in Five-year Contract Renewal for UKCS Work

Feb 03, 2021

Offshore services company Sparrows Group has said it has won a five-year contract renewal with a UKCS operator, to continue supporting its production across two assets, as well as its decommissioning program across three other fields in the North Sea…

KenzFigee to Deliver New Deck Crane for Cadeler's Wind Orca Jack-Up

Feb 03, 2021

Danish offshore wind farm installation vessel owner Cadeler has hired Dutch firm KenzFigee to replace the current offshore deck crane on the jack-up vessel Wind Orca to make it ready for future offshore wind market needs.KenzFigee will deliver…

Dana Taps KenzFigee for Lifting Services on Two FPSOs

Jan 22, 2021

Dutch offshore lifting equipment company KenzFigee has secured a five-year deal to provide lifting services for Dana Petroleum North Sea FPSOs.Under the contract, KenzFigee will provide its services on Dana Petroleum's ‘Triton’ and ‘Western Isles’ FPSOs…

Palfinger Cranes for Fécamp Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 22, 2021

Crane provider Palfinger has won a deal to deliver cranes for the Fécamp offshore wind farm project in France. The 500 MW offshore wind farm named Fécamp, sanctioned by EDF Renewables, Enbridge, and wpd in June 2020, will feature 71 Siemens…

VIDEO: Huisman's Crane for OIM Wind's Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

Jan 15, 2021

Dutch crane specialist Huisman has signed a letter of intent with China's Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore for the delivery of a 2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane (LEC) for OIM Wind’s BT-220IU offshore wind installation unit.OIM Wind last year signed an EPC contract with CIMC for the construction of 1 + 1…

Huisman Crane for First Jones Act Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Dec 23, 2020

Dutch offshore equipment provider Huisman has signed a contract with Keppel AmFELS for the delivery of a Leg Encircling Crane (LEC) for what will be the first Jones Act-compliant wind turbine installation vessel - Dominion Energy’s Charybdis…

Cadeler's 'Wind Orca' to Sport New Crane for Largest Offshore Wind Turbines of the Future

Dec 18, 2020

Offshore wind turbine installation company Cadeler, until recently known as Swire Blue Ocean, has ordered a new crane for its Wind Orca vessel, to prepare it for the giant offshore wind turbines of the future.The company has signed a contract…

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