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Tidal Energy Firm Minesto Tapped for Site Development Services in Asia

Jan 13, 2023

Tidal energy technology company Minesto said Friday it had received its first historic sales order for site development services,.The order includes Minesto's Dragon Class tidal energy powerplants and comes from an unnamed 'major corporation in the  Asian offshore energy sector…

Marco Polo Marine Partners Up with S. Korean Firms for Offshore Wind Work

Jan 13, 2023

Marco Polo Marine, a Singapore-listed offshore vessel company, has entered the South Korean market with a 'landmark' Memorandum of Understanding signed with South Korean companies Namsung Shipping Co., Ltd. and HA Energy Co., Ltd. (“HA-E”).Under the MoU…

TenneT, Petrofac, Hitachi Energy Pen Deals for 2GW Offshore Converter Stations

Jan 13, 2023

Today Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT has signed deals with Hitachi Energy and Petrofac for early works in support of TenneT’s 2GW Program. The companies will start preparatory work and detailed engineering to ensure timely…

Offshore Wind: Allseas Wins Deal to Install HVDC Converter Station in UK North Sea

Jan 12, 2023

Offshore installation services firm Allseas has won a transport and installation contract as part of Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project offshore Norfolk, UK.Aker Solutions and Siemens Energy will provide grid connection infrastructure for the Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm…

RWE Selects Siemens Gamesa's Giant Wind Turbines for Denmark's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 12, 2023

German offshore wind farm developer RWE has selected Siemens Gamesa's SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbines, of almost 15 MW each, for its Thor wind farm in the Danish North Sea. With its 1GW capacity, Thor will be Denmark's largest offshore wind farm once completed…

Three60 Energy Bags Well Engineering Services Deal with BP

Jan 12, 2023

Offshore energy industry services firm Three60 Energy has said it has secured a significant contract with the oil major BP for the provision of well engineering services across BP's global operations.The five-year Global Service Agreement, effective June 1…

New Welding Research Aims to Drive Down Costs of Offshore Wind Farm Construction

Jan 12, 2023

The cost of making offshore wind farms could go down thanks to new research into single-sided welding for offshore wind foundations. According to Carbon Trust, if successful, the new welding methodology could help alleviate bottlenecks as governments…

Offshore Wind: Amprion Taps Siemens Energy, Dragados for LanWin1, 3 HVDC Converter Platforms

Jan 11, 2023

A consortium between Dragados Offshore and Siemens Energy has won a contract with Amprion Offshore to build the HVDC converter platforms for both the LanWin1 and LanWin3 HVDC grid connection projects.The projects are the first of two-gigawatt…

Offshore Services Firm Acteon Names Bruggaier as New CEO

Jan 10, 2023

Offshore energy industry services company Acteon Group Ltd has appointed Dr Bernhard Bruggaier as Group Chief Executive. He succeeded Dr Carl Trowell, effective from January 1, 2023.Bruggaier joined Acteon’s subsidiary MENCK in 1994, became its Managing Director in 1998…

All 50 Monopiles Completed for Iberdrola's Baltic Eagle Wind Farm

Jan 09, 2023

Germany's EEW SPC has completed the construction of 50 monopiles for Iberdrola's second wind farm project in the German Baltic Sea, the Baltic Eagle.'In December 2022, as scheduled, the last monopile for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind project…

Offshore Wind: Hellenic Cables Hires Asso.Subsea for Cable Installation in Germany

Jan 09, 2023

Hellenic Cables has hired the offshore installation company Asso.subsea to move, install, and protect the 220 kV export subsea cable system that will connect the Windanker offshore wind farm to the German extra-high voltage transmission grid…

Bilfinger UK, Sulzer Partner Up to Drive Down Offshore Wind O&M Cost

Jan 09, 2023

Industrial services provider Bilfinger UK said Monday it had teamed up with Sulzer to help wind farm operators and developers cut their operations and maintenance (O&M) costs.According to Bilfinger, the partnership will see Bilfinger UK provide…

Aker Solutions, Drydocks to Upgrade Petrojarl Knarr FPSO for Deployment at Equinor's Rosebank Field

Jan 09, 2023

Norway's Aker Solutions will upgrade Altera Infrastructure's Petrojarl  Knarr floating production storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) to be redeployed at Equinor's Rosebank field development, offshore the UK. Petrojarl Knarr was built by Samsung…

Hess Signals Guyana's Seventh Oil Platform

Jan 05, 2023

Hess Corp on Thursday said drilling results expected this month could add a seventh platform in Guyana, which would lift the nascent oil producing nation's output above the 1.2 million barrels of oil equivalent per day planned.The U.S. oil producer…

TSC, Offshoretronic in Offshore Wind Monopile Installation Collab

Jan 05, 2023

OTSC Offshore Corporation (“TSC”), a subsidiary of CMIC Ocean En-Tech Holding Co., Ltd. has signed a memorandum of understanding with Spain-based offshore vessel and equipment design firm Offshoretronic.The MoU entails bringing together Offshoretronic's…

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