Offshore Regions News


Dutch Gov't Grants Subsidy for Offshore Green Hydrogen Project

Jul 23, 2021

The Dutch government has this week awarded a 3.6 million euro subsidy to the PosHYdon project, dubbed the world’s first offshore green hydrogen pilot on a working platform. With this subsidy, the companies which are part of the PosHYdon, can start up all activities for this pilot…

Large Offshore Hydrogen Park in Germany Moves Step Closer

Jul 23, 2021

Norwegian energy firm Equinor, with its partners RWE, Shell, and Gasunie signed a declaration of intent to further intensify their collaboration on the AquaSector project -  which aims to build Germany's first large-scale offshore hydrogen park…

Ocean Winds, DISA Plan to Build Floating Wind Farms in Canary Islands

Jul 23, 2021

Offshore wind developer Ocean Winds and DISA Group, a renewable electricity generation firm in the Canary Islands, have teamed up to develop offshore wind farms in the Canary Islands.Ocean Winds, formed last year as a joint venture between EDP Renewables and Engie…

Van Oord to Install Cables, Foundations at Offshore Wind Farm in Germany

Jul 23, 2021

Spanish renewables giant Iberdrola has awarded Dutch offshore installation company Van Oord a contract for the offshore installation works at the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany.Van Oord will transport and install the foundations at the Baltic Sea project and ensure the supply…

Sapura Energy Nets $284M in Offshore Contracts

Jul 23, 2021

Malaysia's offshore services firm Sapura Energy has won new contracts worth RM1.2 billion (around $284 million) in its Engineering and Construction (E&C), Operations and Maintenance (O&M) and Drilling divisions.In Engineering & Construction…

Metec to Protect Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm from Corrosion

Jul 23, 2021

Metec UK, a company based in South Tyneside, England, has won two multi-million pound contracts to protect the giant 3.6GW Dogger Bank wind farm from corrosion.Metec UK manufactures sacrificial anodes for the long-term protection of steel jackets…

Jan De Nul Installs Export Cables for Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan

Jul 23, 2021

Offshore installation firm Jan De Nul has installed four export cables for the 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Jan De Nul used its cable-laying vessel Willem de Vlamingh to install with cables of total length of 34 kilometers.'Thanks to her shallow draft design…

Petrobras 2Q Oil Output Flat on Maintenance Stoppages, Divestments

Jul 23, 2021

Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras on Thursday presented flat production numbers in the second quarter, as the ramp-up off some major platforms was largely offset by maintenance stoppages and divestments.In a securities filing, Petroleo Brasileiro SA…

Red Rock Cranes for Dogger Bank-bound SOVs

Jul 23, 2021

Norway-based crane maker Red Rock has won a contract with shipbuilder Vard to deliver equipment for three service offshore vessels (SOVs) Vard is building in Vietnam for the UK-based shipowner North Star Renewables. The vessels will be operating…

Transocean Sees Multiple Offshore Rig Deals Awarded, One Terminated in Q2

Jul 22, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean on Wednesday released its quarterly offshore drilling rig fleet status report, which shows one contract terminated in Norway, and several new deals secured Norway, U.S. Gulf, Brazil, Angola, Brunei, and…

Scottish Offshore Wind Lease Sale Attracts 74 Bids for 15 Areas

Jul 22, 2021

Companies vying for rights to develop wind farms off the coast of Scotland, as part of the ScotWind seabed lease sale, have file 74 applications by July 16 deadline.Crown Estate Scotland today confirmed that 74 applications have been received…

Shell Eyes Sale of Stakes in Malaysian Offshore Oil and Gas Fields

Jul 22, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell launched the sale of its stakes in oil and gas fields it does not operate off the coast of Malaysia, according to a document seen by Reuters.The Anglo-Dutch company announced in March that it was considering selling its stakes…

Kawasaki Picks Sonardyne Tech for Its SPICE AUV

Jul 22, 2021

Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries has ordered from Sonardyne a suite of subsea navigation, positioning, and communications technologies to navigate, track and control its first commercial SPICE autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs).The SPICE  AUV…

World's Largest: Sunseap to Build $2B Floating Solar Farm in Batam, Indonesia

Jul 22, 2021

Singapore's Sunseap Group says it plans to spend $2 billion to build the world's largest floating solar farm and energy storage system in neighboring Indonesian city Batam, which will double its renewable power generation capacity.The floating photovoltaic system is expected to have a capacity of 2…

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