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Vard to Build Two CSOVs for Taiwanese Client

May 10, 2024

Norwegian shipbuilder Vard has signed a contract with an undisclosed Taiwanese customer for the design and construction of two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs).The customer has appointed VARD to design and construct two CSOVs’ of VARD 4 39 design…

Noble Corporation Hooks $40M Contract for Noble Resolve Jack-Up

May 10, 2024

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has secured a new contract for the jack-up Noble Resolve with an undisclosed operator, offshore Spain.The campaign will consist of plug and abandon work on 13 wells and is expected to start in the second quarter 2025 and last approximately 170 days…

Over 150 Specialist Subsea Jobs Up for Grabs at Rovco and Vaarst

May 10, 2024

UK-based tech-powered offshore wind solutions provider Rovco and its robotic spin-off company Vaarst have unveiled plans to recruit over 150 specialist subsea roles across by the end of 2025.Rovco said it will recruit over 100 new roles across its Aberdeen and Edinburgh offices…

UK: North Sea Operators Propose $3.7B of Emissions Reduction Schemes

May 10, 2024

North Sea oil and gas operators could invest up to $3.7 billion in 14 major projects capable of cutting up to 32 million tonnes of lifetime CO2e emissions from their production activities, according to North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA).The…

UK Backs EMEC’s Marine Renewables Growth Plans

May 09, 2024

The U.K. government has set aside $3.7 million for the Orkney-based European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), which will be awarded to the world’s first wave and tidal energy testing facility over the course of two years.The funding is part of U…

Rosetti Marino Hooks $9.6M INEOS Deal for North Sea Gas Platform

May 09, 2024

Italian contractor Rosetti Marino has secured a contract with INEOS E&P for front end engineering design (FEED) for an offshore high pressure, high temperature (HP/HT) gas production platform offshore Denmark.The contract, worth approximately $9…

First Turbine Stands Tall at Iberdrola’s 476MW Offshore Wind Farm

May 09, 2024

The first of a total of 50 wind turbines has been installed at the 476 MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm, a joint venture between Iberdrola and Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), located off the German Baltic coast.Working in partnership with Vestas…

VARD to Build Hybrid Ocean Energy Construction Vessel for Island Offshore

May 08, 2024

VARD announced it has been awarded a contract to design and build a hybrid power Ocean Energy Construction Vessel (OECV) for the Norwegian shipping group Island Offshore. The deal includes options for two more vessels.The vessel, to be named Island Evolution…

Ulstein Verft Begins Outfitting Olympic's Next CSOV

May 08, 2024

The second in a series of new construction service operation vessels (CSOV) being built for Olympic has entered the outfitting phase.The newbuild was towed from the Crist hull yard in Poland, arriving on Wednesday at Ulstein Verft in Norway where the outfitting phase will now begin…

Ørsted’s Gode Wind 3 Delivers First Power

May 08, 2024

First power from Ørsted’s Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea is now feeding the grid.Offshore wind construction company Cadeler reports its wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Wind Osprey recently installed the first Siemens Gamesa 11-megawatt (MW) turbine at the project…

Hollandse Kust West Beta Export Cables to Come Ashore Next Week

May 08, 2024

The first export cable for the Hollandse Kust West Beta offshore wind farm will come ashore next week as the work progresses to connect the 700 MW project to the Dutch grid.According to an update from transmission system operator TenneT, several…

Norway Expands Acreage for Oil and Gas Exploration

May 08, 2024

The Norwegian Ministry of Energy has offered 37 bocks in the Barents Sea and the Norwegian Sea as part of its annual licensing round for predefined areas (APA), which give oil companies the opportunity to gain access to attractive acreage in the mature areas of the Norwegian shelf…

Onshore Tests Start for PosHYdon Offshore Green Hydrogen Pilot

May 08, 2024

The onshore tests for the PosHYdon project, which aims to produce green hydrogen on an operational gas platform in the Dutch North Sea, have started in the Netherlands.The PosHYdon pilot kicked off the onshore test successfully at the premises of InVesta…

First Oil Flows from Eldfisk North Field Offshore Norway

May 08, 2024

Eldfisk North project, operated by ConocoPhillips at the Greater Ekofisk Area in the North Sea, has achieved first oil production.In December 2022, the Norwegian authorities approved the Eldfisk North Plan for Development and Operation with…

Vard Selects TMC to Equip Prysmian’s Newbuild Cable Laying Vessel

May 08, 2024

Norwegian shipbuilder Vard has hired TMC Compressors (TMC) to supply a complete marine compressed air system to a newbuild cable laying vessel being built for Prysmian.Under the contract, whose value was not disclosed, TMC will deliver a marine…

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