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Semcorp secures renewables and FPSO contract wins

Oct 20, 2014

Sembcorp Marine's subsidiaries Sembmarine SLP and Jurong Shipyard have secured offshore energy related contracts worth at a combined S$222 million (US$177 million). The firm's 70% owned UK-based firm Sembmarine SLP is to build a new offshore…

A2SEA to install Dudgeon

Oct 17, 2014

A2SEA's purpose-built offshore installation vessel the Sea Installer is to be used to installed the 67, 6MW Siemens wind turbines on the 402MW Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm in the UK for Statoil, Masdar and Statkraft. Work will start on the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm…

Wartsila to co-develop Indonesian bio-LNG plant

Oct 09, 2014

Wärtsilä signed a joint development agreement with Indonesian national energy company Pertamina and waste utilization company Godang Tua Jaya on 8 October with the intent to create the first bio-LNG plant in Indonesia. Wärtsilä Oil &…

Subsea Expo 2015 call for papers

Oct 08, 2014

Subsea Expo 2015 has issued its call for speakers. The conference, organizer Subsea UK’s flagship event, will be held at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre during 11-13 February 2015. Speakers subjects have been announced,…

Tidal project signs power purchase agreement

Sep 29, 2014

Tidal Energy, the developer of DeltaStream, Wales’ first full-scale tidal power generator, has agreed a power purchase deal with EDF Energy, which will make its project one of the first grid-connected demonstration devices to generate green…

New buoys test wind speeds offshore US

Sep 18, 2014

Two massive, 20,000-pound buoys decked out with the latest in meteorological and oceanographic equipment will enable more accurate predictions of the power-producing potential of winds that blow off US shores. The bright yellow buoys — each worth about US$1…

MeyGen secures 25-year lease

Sep 11, 2014

The owner of a Scottish tidal stream energy project has secured a 398MW, 25-year seabed lease from the Crown Estate, which owns the seabed, for the project.  Atlantis owns the MeyGen project, which earlier this month secured major funding packages…

JFMS secures MeyGen contract to complete tidal array project

Sep 08, 2014

James Fisher Marine Services has been selected by MeyGen to complete the offshore marine installation elements of the initial stage of the project (Phase 1A). The 398MW tidal array project in Pentland Firth, Scotland follows the agreement…

JDR wins Dudgeon offshore wind farm

Sep 02, 2014

VBMS awarded JDR a contract for the Statoil/Statkraft Dudgeon offshore wind farm. Dudgeon, off the UK’s Norfolk coast will utilize over 95km of JDR’s copper core inter-array cable and a range of cable accessories. The design and manufacture…

Offshore wind jackup efficiency challenge

Sep 02, 2014

The UK's Crown Estate has published its latest report aimed at improving the performance of the offshore wind sector, focusing on the more effective use of jackup vessels to help bring down costs in the maintenance of offshore wind turbines…

Biggest tidal array gets funding

Aug 22, 2014

Work is due to start in Q4 this year on what its backers are calling the world’s biggest tidal array after its owners agreed a £50 million funding package from the Scottish and UK Governments and the UK's Crown Estate.  The MeyGen project…

MPI Adventure hired for Sandbank offshore wind farm

Aug 14, 2014

MPI Offshore, based in Stokesley, UK, and part of the Netherlands-based Vroon Group, announced that its vessel MPI Adventure and its services will be employed on the Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm project. The company will perform the…

Boskalis JV wins wind work

Aug 13, 2014

VSMC, a cable-laying joint venture between Royal Boskalis Westminster and VolkerWessels, has been awarded a contract by Sandbank Offshore Windfarm (a joint venture between Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München). The scope of work includes cable supply…

Tackling blast-proofing

Aug 04, 2014

An A60 fire door from InterDam. Just seven years after launching, fire- and blast- resistant door and wall manufacturer InterDam has added some impressive names to its project portfolio…

Heavy hitters in heavy lifting

Aug 04, 2014

The Dutch have long dominated the heavy lifting market, especially offshore, and the country’s domination looks set to continue. Earlier this year, Allseas announced plans to build a new vessel that will top by 50% the capacity of its already enormous Pieter Schelte…

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