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Boskalis, Bouygues, Saipem JV to Build Fécamp OWF GBS

1 hour ago

A consortium of Bouygues, Saipem, and Boskalis has been awarded the contract for design, construction, and installation of 71 concrete Gravity-Based Structures (GBS) which will serve as foundations for the Fécamp offshore wind farm turbines in Normandy…

Subsea 7 Scores 'Substantial' Offshore Wind Deal in Dutch North Sea

Apr 23, 2020

Offshore installation contractor Subsea 7 has won a 'substantial' contract for work on the first subsidy-free offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.The company has been tasked by Vatenfall to transport and install wind turbine monopile foundations…

DEME Hits Halfway Mark with Borssele Wind Farm Installation

Apr 10, 2020

Offshore installation company DEME Offshore has said made strong progress with the installation of the foundations for offshore wind turbines at Ørsted’sBorssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm in the Dutch North Sea, reaching the halfway mark. Having…

Gallery: Giant Crane Vessel Lifts Snorre A Module

Apr 07, 2020

World's largest semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir on Saturday picked up a module for Equinor's Snorre A platform from the quayside at Aibel's yard in Haugesund, Norway.The 220-meter long and 102-meter wide vessel Sleipnir recently arrived…

Aker Solutions Slashes 650 Jobs in Norway and UK. More Cuts Ahead

Apr 01, 2020

Norwegian offshore engineering and construction company Aker Solutions laid off 400 employees in Norway and 250 employees in the UK, as per April 1, and it might need to lay off up to 6000 employees in Norway. The company has said the layoffs are temporary…

Covid-19 May Impact Contract Executions, Subsea 7 Says

Apr 01, 2020

Offshore installation and construction company Subsea 7 has withdrawn its 2020 guidance and outlook statements given late in February, citing the impact of the coronavirus and the oil price crash.Subsea 7 had in February said that it expected increasing tendering activity for offshore work…

Seajacks Clinches Japanese Offshore Wind Farm Gig

Mar 30, 2020

UK-based firm Seajacks, an offshore wind power installation specialist, has signed a foundation installation contract with Kajima Corporation for an offshore wind farm project at Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture, northern Japan…

FairWind Completes 59 Transition Pieces for Borssele 1+2 OWF

Mar 27, 2020

Wind industry solutions provider FairWind has completed its largest electrical and high voltage project in company history, completing 59 transition pieces (TP’s) for client Bladt.The TP segments were assembled in Aalborg harbor in Denmark, to be installed at Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm…

Gallery: Giant Crane Vessel Sleipnir 'Arrives Home'

Mar 23, 2020

Sleipnir, the world's largest semi-submersible crane vessel, has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam for the first time since its delivery from Singapore last year.Heerema Marine Contractors, the Netherlands-based offshore installation company…

TenneT: Borselle Beta Topside Ready to Sail Away

Mar 20, 2020

Dutch state-owned grid operator Tennet has said that the topside of the offshore transformer platform for the Borssele III and IV wind area in the Dutch North Sea is ready for the sailaway.Dubbed the offshore power socket, Borssele Beta, will…

New Platform Boosts Iran's Oil Output

Mar 16, 2020

Iran's oil production capacity increased by 6,000 barrels per day after a platform was installed at the offshore Salman field in the Gulf, the official news agency IRNA reported on Saturday, citing Alireza Salmanzadeh, head of the Iranian Offshore Oil Company…

Sapura Installs Hokchi Satellite Platform in Mexico

Mar 13, 2020

Malaysia’s Sapura Energy has completed the installation of a satellite platform topside offshore Mexico, as part of Hokchi Energy's Hokchi field development.In a post on social media on Friday, Sapura Energy said it successfully lifted and set down the Hokchi Satellite Platform topside…

BP Taps TechnipFMC for Platina Field Subsea Hardware

Mar 10, 2020

Oilfield services firm TechnipFMC has said it won a 'significant' integrated engineering, procurement, construction, and installation contract from BP in Angola. For Technip - 'significant' contract is between $75 million and $250 million.Under the contract…

Fugro Keeps Normand Flower CSV Busy

Mar 05, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel provider Solstad Offshore has won a contract extension with Fugro for its construction support vessel Normand Flower.The contract will keep the Normand Flower busy at least until April 2021. Fugro will have options to extend the charter by further six months…

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