Offshore Engineering News


Thirteen Firms Team Up to Develop Next-gen Floating Wind Tech

Nov 30, 2022

Technip Energies is leading a 13-partner consortium that is working to roll out the next generation of floating wind technology 'for a competitive, more scalable and industrial deployment.'The initiative, called NextFloat, launched in Paris earlier this month…

HSM to Build Offshore Wind-powered Gas Platform for One-Dyas

Nov 29, 2022

HSM Offshore Energy will build an offshore wind-powered offshore gas production platform for client One-Dyas.The platform will be a part of One-Dyas' N05-A project in the Dutch North Sea.The N05-A platform will run entirely on renewable energy from the nearby Riffgat offshore wind farm…

Pryme Group Launches Specialist Tooling Systems for Offshore Wind Installation

Nov 23, 2022

Engineering firm Pryme Group said Wedneday it had launched two specialist tooling systems - Pile Fixation Tool (PFT) and PileProp - for offshore wind installations, via Caley Ocean Systems. The company said the tools were designed to support…

Centrica Taps Wood for Work at Rough Gas Storage Site

Nov 22, 2022

Engineering firm Wood said it has been appointed integrated services partner by Centrica Storage for the company’s U.K. Southern North Sea operations.The five-year contract includes the provision of engineering, procurement and construction solutions…

American Offshore Energy Launches Novel Floating Wind Turbine Design

Nov 18, 2022

American Offshore Energy (AOE) has this week announced novel patents in the floating wind turbine industry including a vertical axis wind turbine which, the company says, can be deployed quickly, and even submerged in the wake of a hurricane…

Aker Solutions to Keep Providing M&M Services for Giant Johan Sverdrup Field in Norway

Nov 18, 2022

Aker Solutions has secured a contract extension with Equinor in Norway to continue providing maintenance and modification services (M&M) on the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea.'The extension of the call off is done in accordance with an existing frame agreement that lasts until February 2026…

World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm: Vattenfall Hits Halfway Mark with HKZ Turbine Installation

Nov 17, 2022

Offshore wind developer Vattenfall said Thursday it had hit the halfway mark with the installation of wind turbines at the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) wind farm offshore the Netherlands.“We're halfway towards having constructed the world’s first offshore wind farm built without subsidies…

Kent to Provide Structural Integrity Analysis for INEOS North Sea Platforms

Nov 16, 2022

Kent, an energy services company, said on Wednesday that INEOS UK SNS Ltd. had awarded it a three-year framework contract for structural integrity analysis modeling services.Kent will support the safe and sustainable structural integrity management…

Equinor Selects COWI as Owner’s Engineer at South Korean Floating Wind Project

Nov 16, 2022

The Norwegian energy industry giant Equinor has awarded international engineering firm COWI a contract to serve as “Owner’s Engineer” for the Firefly floating wind project offshore Ulsan, South Korea. The Firefly project is located 70 km off…

Offshore Wind: Huisman Nets Its First Monopile Gripper Contract in Japan

Nov 15, 2022

Dutch engineering firm Huisman has won a contract by TOA Corporation and Obayashi in Japan for the delivery of an offshore wind monopile gripper. 'The gripper allows TOA and Obayashi to upend and install monopiles without using a separate upending bucket…

SBM Offshore, ExxonMobil Pen MoU for Another Guyana FPSO

Nov 11, 2022

Dutch FPSO systems provider SBM Offshore said Thursday it had signed a memorandum of understanding with ExxonMobil for the supply of another FPSO in Guyana.'The company recently placed an order for a seventh Fast4Ward MPF hull. The construction…

Shell Joins Project that Promises to Change Subsea Repair Game Using 3D Printing Tech

Nov 11, 2022

Oil major Shell has partnered with Kongsberg Ferrotech in a project that is developing tools to repair subsea assets using 3D printing technology.'Since 2021, Kongsberg Ferrotech has worked in a joint industry project with the partners Equinor…

5-year Deal: Semco Maritime to Provide Manpower & Construction Services for TotalEnergies in Denmark

Nov 11, 2022

French oil and gas firm TotalEnergies has awarded Denmark-based Semco Maritime a 5-year contract for the provision of manpower and construction service on offshore installations in the Danish part of the North Sea. The contract covers November 2022 - October 2027…

Shell Extends LNTP with BW Offshore & Saipem for Gato do Mato FPSO

Nov 10, 2022

FPSO leasing firm BW Offshore said Thursday that Shell and its partners have extended the limited notice to proceed (LNTP) period with BW Offshore and Saipem in relation to the supply of an FPSO for the Gato do Mato oil and gas field offshore Brazil…

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