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Bureau Veritas Issues World’s First Offshore Solar Prototype Certification to SolarDuck

Mar 27, 2024

Bureau Veritas has issued the world’s first prototype certification for a floating offshore solar technology to the Dutch-Norwegian renewable energy company SolarDuck for its 0.5 MW pilot platform Merganser.The certification represents a significant…

Vattenfall Concludes Sale of Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone to RWE

Mar 27, 2024

Vattenfall has completed the sale of the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone to RWE, with the agreed purchase price corresponding to an enterprise value of $1.21 billion (£963 million). The deal ensures continued development of the Norfolk Zone which…

Acteon Acquired by Private Equity Investors with New CEO in Charge

Mar 27, 2024

Acteon Group, the international offshore energy infrastructure services business, has been acquired by private equity investors Buckthorn Partners and One Equity Partners (OEP).Buckthorn and OEP are making a substantial investment in the business…

CalWave to Provide Wave Energy Tech for British Columbia Project

Mar 27, 2024

CalWave, a California-based wave energy technology developer, has been selected as the technology provider for a wave energy project at Yuquot in British Columbia, with the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation (MMFN).As a ‘first-of-a-kind’ (FOAK) wave energy project for coastal community microgrids…

GEG Wraps Up Subsea7 Fabrication Scope for Aker BP’s Valhall PWP - Fenris Field

Mar 27, 2024

Global Energy Group (GEG) has completed the fabrication of two towheads at the Port of Nigg on behalf of Subsea7, for the Aker BP Valhall PWP - Fenris field in the southern North Sea.The two towheads come complete with equipment interface support frames and buoyancy tank interface frames…

Big Turnout Expected in New England Offshore Wind Power Auction

Mar 27, 2024

Several offshore wind developers are on track to bid in the combined Connecticut-Massachusetts-Rhode Island offshore wind solicitation on Wednesday, including units of European energy firms Iberdrola, Engie, and Orsted.The U.S. offshore wind industry is booming so far in 2024…

PTTEP Hires McDermott for Gas Job Offshore Malaysia

Mar 27, 2024

McDermott has been awarded a ‘sizeable’ offshore transportation, installation and commissioning contract from PTTEP Sabah Oil Limited (PTTEP) for the Kikeh subsea gas lift project, offshore Sabah in East Malaysia.Under the scope of the contract…

First Production Starts at ADNOC’s Belbazem Offshore Block

Mar 27, 2024

Abu Dhabi's national oil firm ADNOC has announced the start of crude oil production from its Belbazem offshore block, operated by Al Yasat Petroleum, a joint venture between ADNOC and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC).Located 120 kilometers northwest of Abu Dhabi city…

Cadeler Signs Wind Turbine Installation Contract Worth Up to $150M

Mar 27, 2024

Danish offshore wind installation firm Cadeler has signed a contract to provide its vessel Wind Scylla for the installation of offshore wind turbines for an undisclosed client.The contract is valued between $75 million and $150 million, including both the firm period and potential options…

Cargotec's Hiab Scoops Large Order for Offshore Wind Loader Cranes

Mar 27, 2024

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has received an order for loader cranes to be used in offshore wind turbines worth $5.4 million.The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2024 first quarter orders, and will be delivered during 2024. The crane model ordered is the HIAB SWP…

Ithaca Energy Gets Bid Rights on Eni's UK Assets

Mar 27, 2024

Ithaca Energy has been given a four-week exclusivity period by Italy's Eni to make an offer for UK exploration and production assets that could expand its output massively, the London-listed company said on Wednesday.Buying those assets, including those of Eni's recently acquired Neptune Energy…

Strategic Marine to Build CTV for Polish Offshore Wind Industry

Mar 27, 2024

LOTOS Petrobaltic, an ORLEN Group company, signed a contract for the construction of a Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) with Singapore-based Strategic Marine, set for service in the Polish offshore wind market.The StratCat 27 CTV is scheduled to be completed this summer…

Dolphin Drilling and GHL Reach Win-Win Agreement as Blackford Dolphin Continues Work Off Nigeria

Mar 27, 2024

Oslo-listed offshore drilling firm Dolphin Drilling has reached agreement with General Hydrocarbons Limited (GHL) regarding past due payment amounts, clearing its Blackford Dolphin semi-submersible rig for the remaining work under the drilling contract…

Equinor Contracts Ocean Installer for Gas Field Work Offshore Norway

Mar 27, 2024

Ocean Installer has secured a new Subsea Line Modification (SLM) project award from Equinor on Åsgard A floating storage and offloading vessel (FPSO), located in the central part of the Norwegian Sea.The scope of work on Åsgard A covers recovery of two risers…

US Approves Orsted's Sunrise Wind Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 26, 2024

The Biden administration on Tuesday gave final approval to Orsted and Eversource's Sunrise Wind offshore wind facility, which is expected to provide power to more than 320,000 homes in New York.The announcement was the latest positive development for the project…

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