Offshore Activity


Dutch Gov't Grants Subsidy for Offshore Green Hydrogen Project

Jul 23, 2021

The Dutch government has this week awarded a 3.6 million euro subsidy to the PosHYdon project, dubbed the world’s first offshore green hydrogen pilot on a working platform. With this subsidy, the companies which are part of the PosHYdon, can start up all activities for this pilot…

Ocean Winds, DISA Plan to Build Floating Wind Farms in Canary Islands

Jul 23, 2021

Offshore wind developer Ocean Winds and DISA Group, a renewable electricity generation firm in the Canary Islands, have teamed up to develop offshore wind farms in the Canary Islands.Ocean Winds, formed last year as a joint venture between EDP Renewables and Engie…

Van Oord to Install Cables, Foundations at Offshore Wind Farm in Germany

Jul 23, 2021

Spanish renewables giant Iberdrola has awarded Dutch offshore installation company Van Oord a contract for the offshore installation works at the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany.Van Oord will transport and install the foundations at the Baltic Sea project and ensure the supply…

Sapura Energy Nets $284M in Offshore Contracts

Jul 23, 2021

Malaysia's offshore services firm Sapura Energy has won new contracts worth RM1.2 billion (around $284 million) in its Engineering and Construction (E&C), Operations and Maintenance (O&M) and Drilling divisions.In Engineering & Construction…

Metec to Protect Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm from Corrosion

Jul 23, 2021

Metec UK, a company based in South Tyneside, England, has won two multi-million pound contracts to protect the giant 3.6GW Dogger Bank wind farm from corrosion.Metec UK manufactures sacrificial anodes for the long-term protection of steel jackets…

Wärtsilä Thrusters for Chinese Offshore Wind Vessels

Jul 23, 2021

Finland's marine engine and equipment maker Wärtsilä said Friday it would deliver the steerable and tunnel thrusters for two new wind farm turbine installation vessels being built for the China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC), a China state-owned power company…

An Industry-First: ABS Reviews Oil States' Deep-sea Mineral Riser System

Jul 22, 2021

In what has been described as an industry first, ABS has design reviewed a deep-sea mineral riser system capable of reaching more than 6,000 meters beneath the sea surface.Developed by Oil States Industries (OSI), the Merlin Deepsea Riser System…

Insight: Siemens Energy's $5.9B Wind Power Problem

Jul 22, 2021

Siemens Gamesa’s profit warning last week served as a painful reminder for Christian Bruch, CEO of parent Siemens Energy, that there’s a big difference between owning a majority stake in an asset and having full control.Siemens Energy holds 67% in Spanish-listed Siemens Gamesa…

Scottish Offshore Wind Lease Sale Attracts 74 Bids for 15 Areas

Jul 22, 2021

Companies vying for rights to develop wind farms off the coast of Scotland, as part of the ScotWind seabed lease sale, have file 74 applications by July 16 deadline.Crown Estate Scotland today confirmed that 74 applications have been received…

Shell Brings Online Barracuda Gas Project Offshore Trinidad and Tobago

Jul 22, 2021

Shell has started production from Block 5C in the East Coast Marine Area (ECMA) off Trinidad and Tobago. Block 5C, also known as Project Barracuda for which the FID was announced in January 2020, is a backfill project with approximately 25,000…

World's Largest: Sunseap to Build $2B Floating Solar Farm in Batam, Indonesia

Jul 22, 2021

Singapore's Sunseap Group says it plans to spend $2 billion to build the world's largest floating solar farm and energy storage system in neighboring Indonesian city Batam, which will double its renewable power generation capacity.The floating photovoltaic system is expected to have a capacity of 2…

Borr Drilling Nets Offshore Rig Work in Mexico

Jul 22, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Borr Drilling received a Letter of Award for one of its jack-up rigs from an unnamed international oil company for additional work in Mexico. 'The program is expected to commence in the second quarter of 2022 for a duration of approximately 150 days…

DeepOcean Books Solstad CSV

Jul 22, 2021

Norway-based offshore support vessel firm Solstad Offshore has won a charter deal for its construction support vessel Normand Jarstein.The contract is with the subsea services firm DeepOcean AS.The Normand Jarstein vessel (ex-Rem Pioneer) will support DeepOcean`s IMR…

BP Bolsters Offshore Wind Ambitions. Enters Consultancy Deal with Quaybridge

Jul 22, 2021

British oil major BP, working to beef up its renewables business, has signed an exclusive consultancy agreement with Quaybridge, a UK-based renewables consultancy with expertise in offshore wind.'The two will work together to advance BP’s global…

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