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USA: Twelve Offshore Wind R&D Projects Selected for Funding

Jun 08, 2020

The U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium (NOWRDC) has selected twelve projects for contract negotiation, completing its first solicitation for offshore wind research and development technology projects. The twelve awards totaling $10…

Lamprell to Build Substructures for Scotland's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 08, 2020

The UAE-based offshore construction company Lamprell will build 30 substructures for Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland. The Letter of Award was awarded by Seaway 7, the Renewables business unit of Subsea 7, the lead engineering, procurement…

Kongsberg's LARS for Ocean Infinity's Armada Robotic Ships

Jun 05, 2020

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime has signed its first contract for its ROV launch & recovery system (LARS) specifically designed to handle remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) from unmanned vessels.The contract has been signed with Ocean Infinity, who…

Havyard Names New CFO

Jun 04, 2020

Norwegian shipbuilding and technology group Havyard will appoint Erik Høyvik as CFO in Havyard Group from August 1, 2020.Havyard, which designs and builds various types of vessels, including those used in the offshore energy industry, said its current CFO Pål Aurvåg…

Pacific Osprey's Extended Crane Boom Operational

Jun 04, 2020

Offshore wind farm installation firm Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) has said that its Pacific Osprey jack-up is officially returning to operations with an extended crane boom designed to install the latest generation of wind turbines. 'With this upgrade…

Subsea 7 Secures 'Major' $750M-plus Offshore Wind EPCI Deal

Jun 03, 2020

Offshore installation firm Subsea 7 has clinched a major contract with SSE Renewables for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the foundations and inter-array cables for the Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm project…

SapuraEnergy Nets $179,6M in New Deals Across SE Asia

Jun 03, 2020

Malaysian energy and offshore services company Sapura Energy has revealed it has recently secured a batch of contracts across Southeast Asia worth RM766 million ($179,6 million) in total.The contracts are secured by Sapura Energy's subsidiaries…

Aker Solutions CFO to Resign

Jun 02, 2020

Norwegian offshore engineering company Aker Solutions has said its Chief Financial Officer Ole Martin Grimsrud will resign in September.Aker Solutions said Tuesday that Grimsrud had given notice that 'he will leave the company September 1, 2020…

Drydocks World Cuts First Steel For Dutch Wind Farm Substation

May 28, 2020

Dubai's Drydocks World shipyard has cut first steel for the HVAC Transformer Station Topside, named Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Beta.This is the third such unit that Drydocks World will be constructing for Petrofac and end-client TenneT, and the second project for the HKZ offshore wind farm…

Saipem Nets Offshore Engineering Services Deal with Equinor

May 26, 2020

Italian provider of oilfield and renewable energy services Saipem has signed a two-year frame agreement with Norway's Equinor covering offshore engineering services worldwide.Per Saipem's statement on Tuesday, The frame agreement covers feasibility and conceptual studies…

VIDEO: First Drone Delivery for World's Biggest Offshore Vessel

May 26, 2020

Allseas' giant Pioneering Spirit offshore construction and decommissioning vessel last week provided a stage for what is believed to be the Netherlands’ first drone to vessel delivery.Mobilizing in Rotterdam’s Alexiahaven for upcoming platform removal projects…

Nauti-Craft, ST Engineering Working on Offshore Wind CTV

May 22, 2020

Australia's Nauti-Craft and Singapore's ST Engineering Marine Ltd, the marine arm of Singapore headquarters ST Engineering, have signed a letter of intent to explore options of collaborating on crew transfer vessels (CTV) for the offshore wind industry…

Halliburton Cuts Dividend 75%

May 21, 2020

Oilfield services provider Halliburton Co slashed its quarterly dividend by 75% on Wednesday, the latest move by the company to shore up cash to cope with a dramatic plunge in oil prices that began in March.U.S. oil prices experienced historic drops throughout March and April…

Oceaneering Wins Asset Integrity Work in Middle East

May 20, 2020

Offshore services provider Oceaneering has been awarded an asset integrity contract from a major operator based in Dubai, UAE. Oceaneering said Wednesday that the 'considerable asset integrity contract' included the provision of general and…

Denmark Proposes Two Giant Wind Energy Islands

May 20, 2020

Denmark on Wednesday proposed a more than tripling of its offshore wind capacity by building two energy islands linked to new wind farms in the Baltic and North seas to help to meet climate change targets.The energy islands are an important…

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