Offshore Construction News


BOEM Approves COP for Avangrid's New England Wind Projects

Jul 02, 2024

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced its approval of Avangrid's New England Wind Construction and Operations Plan (COP), which authorizes construction and operation of two wind energy projects. This is the final approval of these two projects from BOEM…

Saipem Starts Work at French Offshore Wind Project

Jul 01, 2024

Italy's Saipem has started work at the Courseulles-sur-Mer offshore wind project in Normandy, the energy group's CEO Alessandro Puliti said on Monday, adding that the wind farm should be completed in 2025.Some big offshore wind projects around…

Germany to Build More Offshore Wind than Originally Planned

Jun 07, 2024

Germany plans to build more wind turbines in the North and Baltic seas than originally planned, a draft plan by the maritime authority showed on Friday, as Berlin aims to have 70 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2045.Germany's Maritime and…

Foundation Installs Kick Off at Dogger Bank B

May 14, 2024

Foundation installation work has commenced for the second phase of what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank, in the U.K. North Sea.Seaway7’s vessels Seaway Strashnov and Seaway Alfa Lift have commenced installation…

Pioneering Spirit Booked for Gennaker Substation Installs

Apr 29, 2024

Dutch offshore contractor Allseas informs it has secured the contract to perform transport and installation (T&I) of two major substations (so called OSS) for the Gennaker offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea, developed by transmission operator 50Hertz…

Gulf Island Sells Excess Property in Houma

Feb 27, 2024

Gulf Island Fabrication, a steel fabricator and service provider to the industrial and energy sectors, announced on Tuesday it has completed the sale of excess property that was part of the company’s facilities located in Houma, La.Gulf Island…

First Steel Cut for RWE THOR Platform

Dec 12, 2023

HSM Offshore Energy announced it hosted a steel cutting ceremony in Schiedam, the Netherlands, to mark the start of construction on the offshore substation and the jacket for RWE's THOR Offshore High Voltage Station (OHVS) project. HSM, together…

Seatrium to Build FPSO Topside Modules for MODEC

Dec 06, 2023

BrasFELS Shipyard, a member of the Seatrium Group, announced it has secured a contract from Offshore Frontier Solutions Pte. Ltd, a MODEC Group company, to undertake parts of the topside modules fabrication of a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) for the Raia project in Brazil…

McDermott Secures 'Large' Offshore Project Contract in India

Nov 07, 2023

Offshore transportation and installation contractor McDermott said Tuesday it had won a 'large' transportation and installation contract with India's Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for the KG-DWN-98/2 development project, located off the east coast of India…

Steel Cutting Ceremony Held in Thailand for Norway-bound Offshore Platform

Nov 02, 2023

Norwegian oil company Aker BP and construction firm Aibel on Thursday held the first steel cutting ceremony for the Munin platform in Thailand, being built for the Yggdrasil development offshore Norway.Thai monks blessed the steel in a formal ceremony…

McDermott-PTSC Consortium Tapped for $1B Vietnam Offshore Gas Project

Oct 31, 2023

A McDermott-Petrovietnam Technical Services Corporation (PTSC) consortium has received a limited letter of award from Vietnam's Phu Quoc Petroleum Operating Company for engineering, procurement, construction, installation (EPCI), and hook-up and commissioning (HUC) services…

Saipem Taps Rosetti Marino for EPC Project Offshore Libya

Oct 25, 2023

Italian engineering and construction firm Rosetti Marino said Tuesday it had won a contract with the Italian energy industry services firm Saipem for offshore EPC activities in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya worth over 300 million euros.Saipem…

Huisman Launches Upgraded Crane Range for Enhanced Safety and Efficiency in Offshore Subsea Construction

Oct 24, 2023

Dutch offshore crane maker Huisman launched a renewed series of subsea Knuckle Boom Cranes for the use in the offshore subsea construction market.'With this new series, the company’s portfolio has been adapted to the latest trends in offshore construction vessels with respect to energy efficiency…

Italian Firm Saipem Wraps Up Work at Scottish Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 24, 2023

Italian offshore energy industry services firm Saipem said Tuesday it had completed installation works for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, located in the North Sea, 15.5km off the east coast of Scotland.Once operational, the 450…

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