Offshore Engineering News

Tugdock and Salamander Offshore Wind Team Up to Accelerate Floating Wind Energy Development

Sep 28, 2023

UK-based company Tugdock has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Salamander floating offshore wind farm to collaborate on innovation for floating offshore wind energy in Scotland.Tugdock, based in Cornwall, UK, has patented marine buoyancy…

Marine Power Systems PelaFlex Floating Wind Platform Receives Feasibility Certification from DNV

Sep 26, 2023

Marine Power Systems said Tuesday that its flexible floating platform technology, PelaFlex, has been awarded the Statement of Feasibility by the independent certification body, DNV.According to Marine Power Systems, its modular floating platform…

Floating Wind: Principle Power Expands WindFloat Portfolio with Two Market-Ready Solutions

Sep 26, 2023

Principle Power, a provider of floating foundation solutions for the floating wind industry, said Tuesday it had expanded its WindFloat product portfolio to two fully industrialized products: the existing WindFloat tubular design – now called WindFloat T – and the new flat panel…

KBR to Enable Processing of Scarborough Gas at Woodside's Pluto LNG Facility

Sep 25, 2023

Engineering and construction giant KBR has secured an engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCm) contract with Australian oil and gas giant Woodside Energy, as operator for and on behalf of the Pluto Joint Venture in Australia…

Ramboll Joins Global Offshore Wind Alliance

Sep 25, 2023

Danish engineering group Ramboll has joined the Global Offshore Wind Alliance, a public-private forum working to accelerate global offshore wind capacity. Founded by the Government of Denmark, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)…

Semco Maritime Partners with KK Wind Solutions for Ørsted's Wind Farm Service Contract

Sep 21, 2023

Semco Maritime, a Danish offshore energy industry service provider, has won a new offshore wind service contract for the High voltage (HV) Services at Ørsted's German wind farms Borkum Riffgrund 1 & 2 and Gode Wind 1 & 2. In order to provide the full-scope solution requested by the client…

Offshore Decommissioning: Heerema Taps AF Gruppen for Heimdal Platform Work

Sep 19, 2023

Oslo-listed AF Gruppen (AFG) has received a letter of award for a contract from the Dutch offshore services firm Heerema Marine Contractors for the engineering and offshore hook-down preparation of Equinor’s Heimdal Main Platform in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea…

Equinor Taps Ocean Infinity for Floating Wind Farm Site Survey off California

Sep 18, 2023

Seabed survey and ocean research company Ocean Infinity has signed a contract with Equinor Wind US LLC, for one of the first-ever floating offshore wind farms on the US West Coast. Under the terms of this contract, Ocean Infinity will undertake…

Floating Platforms of the Future: WES Explores Shared Infrastructure for Wave Energy, Offshore Wind

Sep 15, 2023

Wave Energy Scotland (WES), a subsidiary of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), is running tests at the University of Edinburgh’s FloWave facility, to determine the potential for floating platforms that can be used by both offshore wind and wave energy devices…

EXPLAINER-Why Does Norway Want to Mine the Seabed?

Sep 14, 2023

Norway may become the first country to start commercial deep sea mining, if parliament approves a government proposal to open an offshore area larger than the United Kingdom, despite international calls for a global moratorium. Parliament is set to discuss the government's bill this autumn…

FoWeLo System Tackles Floating Offshore Wind Farm Logistics Challenges

Sep 12, 2023

Strategic partners Roll Group & Hebetec Engineering AG announced their shared patented solution for offshore wind farm load-outs during the SPE Offshore exhibition in Aberdeen last week.The solution was developed to provide efficient and cost…

Japan's MOL Invests in TouchWind's Innovative Floating Wind Turbine Tech

Sep 11, 2023

Japan's Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) will invest in a floating wind technology start-up, TouchWind.TouchWind is developing the tilting angled one-piece rotor wind turbine which is expected to reduce wind interference between wind turbines that…

DNV to Certify Baltyk II and Baltyk III Offshore Wind Farms in Poland's Baltic Sea

Sep 11, 2023

DNV has been awarded a contract by the Equinor and Polenergia S.A. owned joint ventures, MFW Bałtyk II sp. z o.o. and MFW Bałtyk III sp. z o.o for the certification of the Baltyk II and Baltyk III offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea, offshore Poland…

Pipeline Route Survey Starts at UK North Sea's Anning and Somerville Fields. Platform Bids Received

Sep 07, 2023

Oil and gas company Hartshead Resources NL and its partner Rockrose Energy said Monday that the Gardline vessel “OceanObserver” had mobilized to the Anning and Somerville field locations in the UK North Sea to start a survey of the pipeline routing for the gas offtake from the fields…

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