Offshore Engineering News


Vestas to Install Huge 15MW Offshore Wind Turbine Prototype in Denmark

Oct 15, 2021

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas will install a prototype of its giant 15 MW offshore wind turbine at the Østerild National test center for large wind turbines in Western Jutland, Denmark. Vestas will install the prototype at the test center in the second half of 2022…

How to Ensure Oil & Gas Infrastructure Still Has Value

Oct 14, 2021

If we want to reach net zero by 2050, there is an increasingly high risk that some of the oil and gas infrastructure investments (i.e. in platforms, pipelines, processors, storage sites etc) made today will result in stranded assets.In other words…

X1 Wind Installs Rotor on its 'Downwind' Floating Wind System

Oct 13, 2021

Spanish floating wind technology company X1 Wind has completed the rotor assembly for its 'downwind' floating wind system.'Fitted with a specially adapted V29 Vestas turbine, the unique ‘downwind’ system is able to ‘weathervane’ and orientate passively with the wind to maximize energy yields…

Eco Wave Power Signs MoU with CIMC for Deployment of Wave Energy Tech in China

Oct 11, 2021

CIMC Offshore Engineering Institute (CIMC OEI) has signed a memorandum of understanding with wave energy technology company Eco Wave Power.CIMC OEI is an engineering company that designs and builds offshore marine structures such as offshore drilling rigs…

Remazel to Deliver Monopile Installation System For Jan De Nul's 'Les Alizés'

Oct 07, 2021

Offshore installation firm Jan De Nul Group has awarded the Italian engineering firm Remazel a contract for the delivery of a set of cradles, a skidding system and an upending hinge for its new offshore installation vessel Les Alizés to handle and install large monopiles…

UK Regulator Rejects Shell's Plans to Develop Jackdaw Gasfield

Oct 06, 2021

A British regulator rejected Royal Dutch Shell's plans to develop the Jackdaw gasfield in the North Sea after considering its environmental statement, industry sources said on Wednesday.'We’re disappointed by the decision and are considering the implications…

Wood to Support Horisont Energi's Barents Blue Project

Oct 06, 2021

Horisont Energi, a low-carbon technology company based in Norway, has signed a framework agreement with Wood, a major global consulting and engineering firm.As Horisont Energi continues to mature projects in clean ammonia and hydrogen, Wood…

Woodside Extends Worley's Service Agreement for W. Australia Gas Plants

Oct 05, 2021

Australian oil and gas firm Woodside has awarded an extension to a non-binding frame agreement with engineering firm Worley to continue supporting the Karratha Gas Plant and Pluto LNG assets in Western Australia.Pluto LNG processes gas from…

Wood to Provide Operations and Maintenance Services on Shell, NAM Southern North Sea Assets

Oct 01, 2021

Engineering firm Wood has won a new operations and maintenance contract with Shell UK (SNS) and Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM) on assets located in the UK and Netherlands sectors of the Southern North Sea basin.The three-year contract…

Keppel Completes Construction of Offshore Wind Substations for Ørsted

Sep 29, 2021

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has completed the construction of two offshore substations for offshore wind giant Ørsted.The two unmanned 600MW offshore wind farm substations will be deployed in Taiwan’s Greater Changhua 1 & 2a Offshore Wind Farms…

Mott MacDonald Nets Offshore Wind Deal in Taiwan

Sep 27, 2021

Mott MacDonald has been appointed by Hai Long offshore wind farm project as one of its owner’s engineers.The Hai Long project, currently in the development phase, is a 1GW wind farm located 50-70 km from the shore. Hai Long has three separate grid allocations…

BSOG Installs Ana Platform in Black Sea, Offshore Romania

Sep 22, 2021

Romanian oil and gas company Black Sea Oil & Gas has said it has installed the Ana offshore production platform in the Black Sea. According to BSOG, this is the first offshore platform built and installed in Romania in the past 30 years.Following…

VIDEO: Simulator to "Transform" North Sea Decommissioning and Renewables Projects

Sep 22, 2021

This week in the northeast of Scotland, an immersive simulation suite that promises to transform approaches to offshore decommissioning and installation in the North Sea was officially unveiled.The simulation suite is located at the National Decommissioning Centre (NDC)…

Zelim, Chartwell Building Remotely Operated Offshore Rescue Vessel

Sep 21, 2021

Zelim, a company previously known as Offshore Survival Systems, has teamed up with naval architect Chartwell Marine to deliver a remotely operated rescue vessel designed to be mounted on offshore facilities.'Offshore energy sites present a hazardous environment for personnel and vessel crews…

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