Offshore News


VIKING Introduces Turbine Evacuation Kit

Apr 26, 2021

Quickly growing turbine numbers, installed in deeper waters offshore and farther out to sea are needed to serve accelerating demand for wind energy, but safety issues for such structures go beyond the feats of civil engineering making them possible…

Huisman Unveils Jones Act Offshore Wind Feeder Solution

Apr 26, 2021

The Netherlands-based crane and heavy machinery manufacturer Huisman has introduced a motion compensated platform engineered for the transfer of wind turbine components from a feeder vessel offshore.The platform, which actively counterbalances…

Siem Spearfish Lands Gulf of Mexico Contract

Apr 23, 2021

Norwegian based Siem Offshore said it has entered into a contract with an undisclosed subsea construction company for an offshore project in the Gulf of Mexico.The project will utilize the Bahamas-flagged offshore support and construction vessel…

Enabling America’s Offshore Renewable Energy Opportunity

Apr 22, 2021

Offshore wind (OSW) energy is a new focus for the U.S. under President Biden, who highlighted it in his January 27, 2021 Executive Order on climate. Since then, there have been several new supporting developments:Rulings by the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP)…

Barge Master Develops Motion Compensated Feeder for Next-Gen Wind Turbines

Apr 22, 2021

Dutch company Barge Master has developed a motion-compensated feeder solution for the next generation of offshore wind turbines, called BM-Feeder.The company said that its motion-compensated platform with its adjustable payload capacity is capable of 'feedering' all turbine components…

Equinor Charters Havila Platform Supplier

Apr 22, 2021

Norwegian offshore shipowner Havila Shipping has won a contract with Equinor for one of its platform supply vessels.The company said Thursday the PSV Havila Clipper would start working rot the Norwegian oil giant in direct continuation of the existing contract…

Atlantic Wind Transfers Pursuing Integrated Management System Certification

Apr 21, 2021

Rhode Island-based owner and operator of crew transfer vessels (CTV) Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) has engaged classification society DNV for the company’s integrated Management System Certification as it seeks to scale up in the U.S. offshore wind industry…

Ampelmann, C-Job Develop Motion-compensated Feeder Vessel for U.S. Offshore Wind Sector

Apr 21, 2021

Dutch offshore gangway services firm Ampelmann and C-Job Naval Architects have teamed up to develop what they say is 'a one-of-a-kind' offshore wind feeder vessel concept with motion compensation technology.According to the duo, the vessel would…

ExxonMobil Floats $100 Billion Carbon Storage Project

Apr 19, 2021

ExxonMobil on Monday floated a proposal for a public-private carbon storage project that would collect planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. petrochemical plants and bury them in reservoirs under the Gulf of Mexico.The plan would…

NOIA Elects Tim Duncan as Chairman, Paul Danos as Vice Chairman

Apr 19, 2021

The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) board of directors has elected Tim Duncan, president & CEO of Talos Energy, as chairman and Paul Danos, owner, president and CEO of Danos, as vice chairman for the 2021-22 term. Duncan and Danos…

US Coast Guard Ends Search for Missing Seacor Power Crew Members

Apr 19, 2021

The U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday it will call off its search at sunset for the remaining eight crew members missing from the lift boat Seacor Power, which capsized in the Gulf of Mexico last week.The Coast Guard said its vessel and air crews…

Equinor: Several Factors Behind Faulty Welds on Johan Castberg FPSO Hull

Apr 19, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor last year said that the delivery of an FPSO, being built for the Johan Castberg field development in the Barents Sea, would be delayed after the company discovered issues with the weld quality of the hull of the FPSO under construction in Singapore…

VIDEO: After Modest 2020, the Years 2021 and 2022 Could Be 'Pretty Good' for FPS Orders

Apr 19, 2021

There's one thing that's certain about the price of oil, it goes up and it goes down, but nobody knows when that will happen, Jim McCaul, an expert in the offshore floating production sector for 30 years, recently said in an interview for Offshore Engineer TV…

Maersk Supply Service's Head of Renewables to Become CCO

Apr 19, 2021

Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service said Monday it would appoint Jonas Munch Agerskov as its new Chief Commercial Officer after Carsten Gram Haagensen decided to pursue a career outside the maritime industry.Agerskov, who's…

Abu Dhabi: OFCO, Mammoet Pen Collaboration Agreement

Apr 19, 2021

Abu Dhabi Ports’ recently formed offshore logistics service provider, Offshore Support and Logistics Services Company (OFCO) has signed a collaboration deal with heavy lifting and transport services company Mammoet.'The integrated maritime logistics service provider OFCO…

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