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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

DeepOcean Books Solstad CSV

Jul 22, 2021

Norway-based offshore support vessel firm Solstad Offshore has won a charter deal for its construction support vessel Normand Jarstein.The contract is with the subsea services firm DeepOcean AS.The Normand Jarstein vessel (ex-Rem Pioneer) will support DeepOcean`s IMR…

BP Bolsters Offshore Wind Ambitions. Enters Consultancy Deal with Quaybridge

Jul 22, 2021

British oil major BP, working to beef up its renewables business, has signed an exclusive consultancy agreement with Quaybridge, a UK-based renewables consultancy with expertise in offshore wind.'The two will work together to advance BP’s global…

U.S. and Germany Strike Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Deal

Jul 22, 2021

The United States and Germany on Wednesday unveiled an agreement on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline under which Berlin pledged to respond to any attempt by Russia to use energy as a weapon against Ukraine and other Central and Eastern European countries…

Manor to Build Offshore Wind Service Vessel for Mainprize

Jul 21, 2021

UK-based shipbuilder and marine services provider Manor Marine has won an order to build a multi-role offshore wind farm service vessel.The 26-meter Supa Swath catamaran, designed by Walker Marine Design, was ordered by Mainprize Offshore. Manor…

TotalEnergies, Technip Energies Team Up to Decarbonize Offshore and LNG Sectors

Jul 21, 2021

TotalEnergies, a France-based oil major with green energy aspirations, is partnering up with energy services giant Technip Energies to develop low-carbon solutions for LNG production and offshore facilities.As part of the partner-up, which the duo says is set up to accelerate the energy transition…

Norway's June Oil Output Below Expectations

Jul 21, 2021

Norway's oil production lagged official expectations in June, preliminary data from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) showed on Wednesday.NPD cited technical problems and maintenance outages as reasons for the lower-than-expected production…

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