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KHNP, Samsung Heavy, Seaborg to Develop Floating Nuclear Power Plants

Apr 21, 2023

South Korea's Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, Samsung Heavy Industries, and Denmark's Seaborg Technologies have created a consortium to develop floating nuclear power plants with Seaborg Technologies' innovative molten salt reactor technology.The…

Keppel's Profit Boosted by Sale of Offshore & Marine Business

Apr 20, 2023

Singaporean conglomerate Keppel Corp Ltd on Thursday posted a higher net profit for the first quarter, boosted by a significant one-off gain recognized from the sale of its offshore & marine unit.In February, Sembcorp Marine completed a S$4…

Shell Launches Its First Electric Ferry at Singapore Plant

Apr 17, 2023

Shell Plc on Monday launched its first electric ferry globally at its Singapore refinery and said it would work with the city-state's port authority to cut emissions from ships.The move is a step towards meeting the Singapore port authority's…

Britain Wants to Take Part in Japan's Offshore Wind Development

Apr 17, 2023

Britain wants to take part in developing Japan's offshore wind power via options ranging from the participation of its energy companies to providing financing and insurance, Energy Security Secretary Grant Shapps told Reuters. The Group of Seven…

ClassNK Grants AIP for Offshore Wind Vessel Conversion

Apr 14, 2023

Classification society ClassNK announced it has issued an approval in principle (AIP) for the conversion plan of the medium-sized self-elevating platform (SEP) vessel for the installation of large wind turbine generator (WTG) on a semi-sub floater in port jointly developed by TOA Corporation (TOA)…

Northern Lights Carbon Storage Project Advances as Construction of Specialized Ships Kicks Off

Apr 14, 2023

Construction of two ships for the Northern Lights carbon storage project in Norway started Thursday with a keel laying ceremony at the Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. (DSIC) yard in Dalian, China.Keel laying is a ceremonial recognition of the…

World's Largest FSRU Arrives in Hong Kong

Apr 14, 2023

The world's largest floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) has arrived in Hong Kong to serve the city's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, said CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd and Hong Kong Electric Co. Ltd.The FSRU arrived…

TGS, DUG Start 2nd Phase of Peninsular Malaysia 3D Reprocessing Project

Apr 13, 2023

Norway-based offshore seismic data firm TGS on Thursday announced the start-up of the 20,347 square kilometers Peninsular Malaysia Stage 2 Regional 3D reprocessing. This second phase of the Peninsular Malaysia reprocessing project is part of…

Drill the Well on Simulator: Petronas Turns to Digital Twin Tech to Train Drilling Crew

Apr 12, 2023

Malaysian national oil firm Petronas has awarded a contract to 3t Energy Group's Drilling Systems to provide its ‘Drill the Well on Simulator’ (DWOS) solution to support Petronas' training and development program over a three-year period.'The…

China's Sinopec Becomes First Asian Shareholder in Qatar's NFE Project

Apr 12, 2023

Qatar's state-owned energy firm QatarEnergy has signed a definitive partnership agreement with China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec) for the North Field East (NFE) expansion project, dubbed the largest project in the history of the LNG industry…

CIMC Raffles Delivers China's First Semi-submersible Floating Solar Power Platform

Apr 11, 2023

China's CIMC Raffles, best known to Offshore Engineer readers for its offshore drilling rig construction project, has recently launched and delivered China's first semi-submersible offshore floating solar power platform.According to CIMC, the…

Airbus Wins Largest Single Order for H160 Helicopters from China's GDAT

Apr 07, 2023

Airbus Helicopters said Friday it had signed a contract with China-based helicopter lessor and operator with GDAT for 50 H160 helicopters. The helicopters will be used notably for the energy sector, including offshore transportation for oil and gas platforms…

SMJ Acquires 50% Stake in Petronas' Block Offshore Sabah

Apr 07, 2023

SMJ, a company owned by the Sabah State Government, has signed an agreement with Petronas Carigali for the acquisition of  Petronas' 50% non-operating stake in the Samarang production sharing contract (PSC).Petronas Carigali will continue to be the operator of Samarang PSC…

Siemens Gamesa Orders Konecranes Cranes for Offshore Nacelle Plant in Taiwan

Apr 05, 2023

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa has ordered four electrical overhead cranes from Konecranes for its offshore nacelle plant in Taichung, Taiwan. The cranes will support the entire material handling of the site’s broadened production scope, with lifting capacities of up to 400 tons…

Zephyrus Marine Partners with Mirai Ships to Build Zero-emission Vessel for Japanese Offshore Wind Sector

Apr 05, 2023

Zephyrus Marine has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Japanese shipyard Mirai Ships to build the Zephyrus Zero Carbon Offshore wind service vessel. Ad Hoc Marine Designs Ltd. (Ad Hoc) will be providing the design for the zero-emission Crew Transfer Vessel (“CTV”)…

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