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Hutchinson to Provide Platforms for Hornsea 2

Nov 21, 2019

Offshore wind specialists, EEW Group has contracted has contracted UK outfit Hutchinson Engineering for the fabrication and on-site assembly of 30 suspended internal platforms (SIPs)  for Orsted's 1386MW Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm off eastern England…

ABB to Connect World’s Largest OWF

Oct 31, 2019

Swiss technology company ABB ABB has won a big contract to connect the world’s largest offshore wind farm (OWF) to Britain’s electricity grid.ABB has been selected by energy companies SSE Renewables of the UK and Equinor of Norway to supply…

Boskalis, Hwa Chi Win CFXD OWF Project

Oct 30, 2019

Netherlands headquartered Royal Boskalis Westminster together with Taiwanese partner Hwa Chi Construction have been awarded the foundation scope for the Taiwanese Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm (CFXD OWF) project owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP)…

Offshore Decommissioning Market to Reach $8.9Bln by 2027

Oct 29, 2019

The offshore decommissioning market is estimated to be valued at USD 6.2 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 8.9 billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 4.8% during the forecast period.The global offshore decommissioning market is dominated…

Windhoist Completes Hornsea One work

Oct 10, 2019

Windhoist UK, the wind turbine erection company, have now successfully completed all Pre-assembly operations at Hornsea 1, the world’s largest offshore wind power plant to date, comprising of 174 x Siemens Gamesa SWT-7.0-154 offshore wind turbines…

OHT Bags Moray East Jackets Gig

Sep 24, 2019

The heavy transport vessel operator Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has secured a contract from DEME Offshore to transport foundations for the 950MW Moray East wind farm off Scotland.The contract includes transportation of 48 jackets from Lamprell fabrication yard…

NGO Pushes for Green Recycling in North Sea

Sep 05, 2019

With the oil and gas sector seeing a downturn since 2014, the Platform has documented an increasing number of offshore units sold for scrap.While the recycling of fixed installations occurs under strict regulations, there are serious concerns regarding the recycling of floating structures…

Sembcorp Marine Enters Taiwan OWP

Sep 03, 2019

Sembcorp Marine (SembMarine) said that its unit Sembcorp Marine Offshore Platforms (SMOP) has entered the 'highly competitive' offshore wind project (OWP) sector in Taiwan.SMOP  has landed a contract with Jan De Nul to fabricate 15 jacket foundations for the Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm…

DOF Wins Charter for PSV in Australia

Aug 07, 2019

DOF Rederi AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of DOF ASA, has signed a 5-year contract for the platform supply vessel (PSV) Skandi Feistein with Esso Australia Pty Ltd.The contract will start in the second half 2019, the vessel owner said on Tuesday…

Total Books Safe Caledonia for Elgin

Aug 02, 2019

Prosafe SE, the owner/operator of semi-submersible accommodation vessels, said has signed a contract with Total E&P UK Limited for the Safe Caledonia flotel to provide accommodation support at the Elgin complex in the UK sector of the North Sea…

Vallianz, Calm Oceans Build Offshore Mobile Platform

Aug 01, 2019

Singapore-based offshore service provider Vallianz Holdings has entered into a strategic partnership with the offshore oil and gas company Calm Oceans to construct the first Mono-Column Platform-Lite (MCP-Lite).The providers of offshore support…

Enterprise, Chevron to Build Offshore Port

Jul 31, 2019

Pipeline operator Enterprise Products Partners  signed long-term agreements with Chevron Corp to develop Enterprise’s Sea Port Oil Terminal (SPOT) in the Gulf of Mexico.The American midstream natural gas and crude oil pipeline company said in…

Drydocks World to Build North Sea Platform

Jul 30, 2019

Dubai-based Drydocks World has signed a contract with Petrofac and end-client TenneT to build a High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) platform in the Netherlands sector of the North Sea.The service provider to the marine, offshore, oil, gas…

Lukoil Hits Milestone at Caspian Offshore

Jul 24, 2019

Russian oil company Lukoil has exceeded 15 million metric tons of cumulative output from its Vladimir Filanovsky field in the Caspian Sea.Moscow-headquartered multinational energy corporation said that full-scale commercial operation of the project started in the fall of 2016…

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