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Prysmian Signs $5B Contracts with Amprion for Germany’s Offshore Wind

Feb 15, 2024

Italian cable maker and installation services provider Prysmian Group has secured three contracts with German transmission system operator Amprion worth around $5 billion, for two offshore grid connection systems - BalWin1 and BalWin2 - and the underground cable project DC34…

Video: Atlanta II FPSO Gets Its Anchors Offshore Brazil

Feb 13, 2024

' style='height: 370px;'Oil and gas company Enauta has released a short video showing the installation of mooring lines and torpedo anchors, designed by London Marine Consultants (LMC), for the FPSO Atlanta II offshore Brazil.The moorings are…

BW Opal FPSO Starts Taking Final Shape Ahead of Barossa Assignment

Feb 09, 2024

FPSO leasing company BW Offshore has made progress on the topside module integration for the newbuild floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit BW Opal, that will be deployed at Santos' Barossa gas project, offshore Australia.The…

China Puts First ‘Home-Made’ Subsea Xmas Tree Into Operation

Feb 09, 2024

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has put into operation the first domestically developed subsea Xmas tree.CNOOC’s subsea Xmas tree is 3.5 meters long, 3.2 meters wide and 3 meters high, with an overall weight of nearly 22 tons…

CRP Subsea Secures ‘Sizeable’ Supply Deal for GoM Ultra-Deepwater Oil Field

Feb 09, 2024

CRP Subsea, an AIS company, has been awarded a ‘sizable’ contract from a major engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) company for ultra-deepwater oilfield development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The contract entails the…

US and Denmark Team Up for $4.2M Floating Wind Innovation Call

Feb 09, 2024

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) and Innovation Fund Denmark have announced an intention to release a $4.2 million funding opportunity to advance floating offshore wind energy systems.The announcement…

Consortium Forms to Deliver Wave-Powered Microgrid in Thailand

Feb 08, 2024

A consortium, led by Toshiba and Aquatera, has been awarded $1.9 million UK government funding to design a pilot microgrid project that will be powered by wave energy on a remote island in Thailand.Aside from Toshiba Europe and Aquatera, the consortium also includes Eco Wave Power…

USFR Plans $700M Investment in US Offshore Wind Towers Production Plant

Feb 08, 2024

US Forged Rings (USFR) has unveiled plans to invest $700 million to construct a state-of-the-art tower fabrication facility and a steel forging plant that would serve the U.S. offshore wind industry.The U.S.-based company will use these two…

Vår Energi Hires AGR for Well Control Work Offshore Norway

Feb 06, 2024

AGR, part of Oslo-listed marine consultancy ABL Group, has been awarded a long-term contract for the provision of blowout and well control studies and associated services to Vår Energi’s activities on the Norwegian continental shelf.Under the framework agreement…

Gazelle Prepares for a Floating Wind Future

Feb 05, 2024

As offshore wind power spreads globally, it’s widely acknowledged that the maturation of floating wind power platforms will exponentially increase the availability of resources, as a majority of the wind power lies outside the installation zone of fixed systems…

Shell Joins Wave-Powered Subsea Project

Feb 05, 2024

Energy major Shell has joined the Renewables for Subsea Power (RSP) collaborative project which is currently powering subsea equipment off the coast of Orkney through a combination of wave power and subsea energy storage. The $2.5 million (£2million) demonstrator initiative…

New York City Approves Empire Wind O&M Hub Design

Feb 05, 2024

The New York City Public Design Commission (PDC) has approved Equinor’s design for the offshore wind operations and maintenance building to be constructed at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT).The approval from the PDC allows for advancement…

Wood Scoops $80M Contract Extension with Equinor Offshore Brazil

Feb 02, 2024

U.K. engineering company Wood has secured a contract extension with Equinor to deliver maintenance and modification solutions to its Peregrino offshore assets in Brazil.The two-year extension, worth $80 million, builds on a long-term and global partnership with Equinor…

MOL to Supply FSRU for New Polish LNG Import Terminal

Feb 02, 2024

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has been selected by Gaz-System as the preferred shipowner to time charter out a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) for the planned LNG import terminal in the Gulf of Gdańsk in Poland.Polish gas transmission…

Jan De Nul Group Picks MacArtney’s CEMAC Tensioners for CLV Fleet

Feb 02, 2024

MacArtney Offshore Wind Solutions has been hired by Jan de Nul to design and supply custom CEMAC tensioner systems for its entire cable laying vessel (CLV) fleet, which includes the world’s largest cable layer - the Fleeming Jenkin.MacArtney's comprehensive scope involves designing…

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