Offshore News


Incident Reported During Construction of Seaway 7's Alfa Lift Vessel in China

Oct 18, 2021

Offshore wind installation company Seaway 7 said Monday there had been an incident during the construction of its Alfa Lift offshore wind foundation installation vessel, currently being built in China at China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) shipyard in Jiangsu…

Mermaid Subsea Services Buys 50% Stake in Offshore Construction Vessel Millennium 3

Oct 18, 2021

Thai-based offshore services company Mermaid Subsea Services has agreed to buy a 50% ownership share in the Millennium 3 offshore construction vessel from PT David Marine for $16 million.The Millennium 3 is a DP2 construction support vessel…

"THE RIG" - Saudi Arabia Launches Offshore Platform Inspired Tourism & Entertainment Project

Oct 17, 2021

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund, announced on Saturday the launch of 'THE RIG', which it said would be the world's first tourism destination on offshore platforms.The fund, the engine of Crown Prince Mohammed…

Gladding-Hearn to Build Hybrid-electric CTV for Mayflower Wind

Oct 14, 2021

U.S. offshore wind farm developer Mayflower Wind announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement with Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding/Duclos Corporation of Somerset, Mass. for the specification, design and manufacture of a Jones Act-compliant…

VIDEO: Guyana-bound Prosperity FPSO Enters Drydock in Singapore

Oct 14, 2021

The hull of the Prosperity FPSO has recently arrived from China where it was built to Singapore where Keppel will mate it with topside modules, after which the vessel will set sail for Guyana, to become the South American country's third FPSO in production…

US Aims to Hold Up to Seven Offshore Wind Auctions by 2025

Oct 13, 2021

The United States plans to hold up to seven offshore wind auctions in the next four years and will extend its ambitions to areas that have yet to be developed such as off the coast of California and in the Gulf of Mexico, a Biden administration official said on Wednesday…

VIDEO: SBM Offshore's LNG2Wire Floater Concept

Oct 12, 2021

SBM Offshore, one of the world's largest suppliers of floating, production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessels for the offshore oil industry, is looking at ways to diversify its offering, with a more dominant role predicted for gas in the future…

Southern California: Beaches to Reopen After Offshore Oil Spill

Oct 11, 2021

Beaches in a southern California city that were shut because of an oil spill last week are set to reopen on Monday morning, authorities said in a statement.City and state beaches of Huntington Beach city will reopen as water quality testing…

Crowley Opens Rhode Island Office to Support Offshore Wind Ops

Oct 08, 2021

Crowley Maritime Corporation on Thursday opened a new Rhode Island office for its New Energy division, to advance the development and operation of offshore wind energy installations.The new office, the opening of which was announced by Crowley and Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee…

World's First: Wärtsila, Eidesvik to Equip OSV with Ammonia-fueled Combustion Engine

Oct 08, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik and Finland-based marine equipment manufacturer Wartsila are going to convert an offshore supply vessel (OSV) to operate with an ammonia-fuelled combustion engine with the required fuel supply and safety system…

Tidewater Plans Bond Offering to Refinance Debt

Oct 08, 2021

U.S. based offshore support vessel owner Tidewater plans to start an offering of USD denominated 5-year senior secured bonds, subject to market and other conditions. 'The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the bond issue towards refinancing…

Cadeler's Wind Osprey Jack-up Selected for German Offshore Wind Projects

Oct 08, 2021

Danish offshore wind installation firm Cadeler has been chosen as a preferred supplier of wind turbine generator installation vessels by Ørsted for the combined Gode Wind 3 & Borkum Riffgrund 3 projects in the German North Sea.The award covers…

Ørsted Picks Seaway 7 for Offshore Wind Installation Works in Germany

Oct 08, 2021

Offshore wind installation contractor Seaway 7 has been selected as a preferred contractor by Ørsted for the transport and installation of wind turbine generators for part of the Gode Wind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farms in Germany…

Despite Preparation, California Pipeline Operator May Have Taken Hours to Stop Offshore Leak

Oct 08, 2021

The company that operates the pipeline that spilled an estimated 3,000 barrels of oil into the Pacific Ocean off California has an 800-page manual on handling an oil spill - but it is unclear whether its employees followed those procedures.Houston…

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