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EDF, ORCA Hub in 'First' Autonomous ROV Wind Farm Foundation Inspection

May 23, 2022

EDF Renewables has deployed a customized remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to carry out what is believed to be the first autonomous wind farm foundation inspection at its Blyth offshore wind farm in the UK.The ROV was modified to include cutting…

Halliburton, Aker BP to Develop 'Next-gen' Field Development Software

May 23, 2022

Oilfield services giant Halliburton has partnered up with the Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP to co-develop what it says will be next-generation field development planning software. 'The collaboration delivers a new cloud application – Field Development Planning (FDP) – from Halliburton…

Vattenfall Gets Funding for World's First Hydrogen Producing Offshore Wind Turbine

May 19, 2022

The UK Government has awarded Vattenfall £9.3 million pounds ($11.5 million) in innovation funding to develop the world’s first hydrogen-producing offshore wind turbine, with the electrolyzer sited directly onto an existing operational turbine…

Worley Bags Three-year Offshore Services Deal with Shell in U.S.

May 18, 2022

Offshore engineering company Worley has won a three-year engineering and procurement (EP) services contract with Shell in the U.S. to support five of its assets in the Gulf of Mexico.'The contract will support Shell’s transition to a digitized…

Proserv to Monitor Cables at Equinor's Hywind Scotland Floating Wind Farm Using 'Disruptive' Tech

May 18, 2022

UK-based Proserv said Wednesday it had secured a deal to supply its 'holistic' cable monitoring system (CMS), ECG, at Equinor’s Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm.The 30 MW Hywind Scotland pilot park, consisting of five 6 MW turbines…

SeaTech to Design Semi-submersible Platform for Seawind's Offshore Wind Floater

May 17, 2022

SeaTech Solutions International and Seawind Ocean Technology Holding have partnered up to develop semi-submersible floating platforms customized for Seawind’s construction and assembly requirements for its integrated floating offshore wind turbines…

Rapid Testing Facility for Tidal Turbine Blades Opened in Scotland

May 16, 2022

FastBlade, dubbed the world’s first rapid testing facility for tidal turbine blades, was officially opened in Fife, Scotland, on Friday as part of a partnership between the University of Edinburgh and Babcock.The facility will stress test blades…

Equinor, Aibel Pen 10-Year Collaboration Agreement

May 13, 2022

Norwegian energy company Equinor has entered into a ten-year strategic collaboration agreement with the offshore engineering and construction firm Aibel.'The ten-year agreement aims to ensure predictability, which will be important to both parties in times of many great and important opportunities…

Snam, Enagas to Study Spain-Italy Offshore Gas Pipeline

May 13, 2022

Italian gas group Snam has agreed with Spain's Enagas to explore the construction of an offshore pipeline between the two countries, as Europe scrambles to diversify its energy supply mix and wean itself off Russian gas.Spain has the largest…

Boskalis Raises Full-Year Core Profit Guidance

May 12, 2022

Dutch dredging and marine services firm Boskalis raised its full-year core profit forecast on Thursday, pointing to a well-filled order book and favorable market outlook in the short and medium-term.Boskalis, which also offers services and contracting…

VIDEO: Smulders Ships First Transition Pieces for Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm

May 11, 2022

Steel construction company Smulders recently shipped out the first four of 95 transition pieces for the first phase of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm.Smulders said earlier this week it had recently loaded out the four transition pieces at its Hoboken yard in Belgium…

Studies Start to Develop Marigold UK North Sea Field Using Piper Bravo Platform

May 10, 2022

Pre-front end engineering and design studies (Pre-FEED) have started for the development of the Ithaca and Hibiscus owned Marigold field via the Repsol Sinopec-operated Piper Bravo platform in the UK North Sea. Repsol Sinopec made the announcement…

Sembcorp Marine Orders NOV Equipment for Maersk's Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

May 09, 2022

Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine has awarded NOV contracts to supply equipment for the wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) it is building for Maersk Supply Service. This will be the first WTIV for both Semcorp Marine and Maersk Supply Service…

Keppel O&M Wins FPSO Integration Work Worth $180.4M

May 06, 2022

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has, via its subsidiary Keppel Shipyard, secured contracts worth around S$250 million (~USD180,4 million) for the integration of two Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessels (FPSO).Keppel Offshore & Marine…

U.S. Union Workers to Build Ørsted's U.S. Offshore Wind Farms

May 05, 2022

North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and the offshore wind developer Ørsted on Thursday announced a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) to construct the company’s U.S. offshore wind farms with an American union workforce. A statement on…

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