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Prysmian Installs Export Cables for Eolmed Floating Wind Farm

May 30, 2024

Italian cable maker and installation services provider Prysmian has completed the installation of export cable for the 30 MW Eolmed floating wind farm, being built offshore France.Prysmian had secured this project in 2021 with a contract signed…

BW Energy Appoints New CFO

May 29, 2024

Oil and gas company BW Energy has appointed Brice Morlot as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).Effective June 30, 2024, Morlot will succeed Knut R. Sæthre, who has been the CFO of BW Energy since 2019.Morlot brings extensive experience to the company…

Norway to Protect Nordland 6 Area from Drilling

May 29, 2024

Norway's centre-left government will not open the Arctic Nordland 6 waters for oil and gas exploration, the energy minister told parliament on Wednesday, maintaining a long-held policy of protecting the ecologically vulnerable area.The opposition…

Vestas Creates Wind Tech, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Role

May 29, 2024

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has united its Technology organization (CTO) and Manufacturing and Global Procurement organization (COO) into one Technology and Operations Organization (CTOO) to strengthen its approach within delivery of wind energy solutions…

Noble and Harbour Energy Sign Jack-Up Rig Contract

May 29, 2024

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has secured a contract with oil and gas company Harbour Energy for its Noble Resilient jack-up rig.The rig has been hired for well intervention offshore U.K., spanning 30-70 days.It is estimated to begin in July 2024…

Estonia Says China Has Not Responded to Subsea Cables Probe Request

May 28, 2024

Estonia's state prosecutor said China has not responded to a six-month-old request for help with an investigation into a Chinese ship which Estonia suspects cut two of its subsea telecoms cables.The two cables connecting Estonia to Finland and Sweden were damaged on Oct 7-8…

Iberdrola Commissions 496 MW Saint-Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm in France

May 28, 2024

Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Ailes Marines, has fully commissioned the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, which is the second offshore wind farm in France and the first in Brittany.All wind turbines are operational in the 496 MW project as of May 28…

Van Oord’s Boreas Set for First Job at German Offshore Wind Project

May 28, 2024

Dutch offshore installation firm Van Oord has secured a contract from RWE for the transport and installation of monopile foundations for the Nordseecluster offshore wind project in Germany.This project will be the first project for the Van Oord’s brand-new offshore installation vessel Boreas…

Rentel Offshore Wind Farm Cable Goes Back Online

May 28, 2024

The repair work on the cable which connects the 309 MW Rentel offshore wind farm to the Belgium’s mainland has been completed approximately four months after the failure.The fault was located just below the Rentel transformer platform. A new section of cable…

Cargotec Proceeds with MacGregor Sale as Offshore Wind Dispute Gets Resolved

May 28, 2024

MacGregor has settled the dispute with a monopile installation vessel customer as its parent company Cargotec goes forward with the sale of the business.As announced on April 30, 2024 in Cargotec’s interim report January–March 2024, MacGregor…

Lamprell Delivers All Transition Pieces for Moray West Offshore Wind Farm

May 27, 2024

Offshore construction firm Lamprell has completed the final delivery of 62 transition pieces for Ocean Winds’ Moray West offshore wind farm.Lamprell, which was in charge of the construction of the transition pieces for the 882 MW offshore wind farm…

RWE Sanctions Buildout of 1.6 GW North Sea Offshore Wind Farms

May 27, 2024

German energy giant RWE has made the investment decision for its Nordseecluster, involving offshore wind projects with a total capacity of 1.6 GW to be built in North Sea, offshore Germany.The wind farms will be about 50 kilometers north of the island of Juist…

Serica Energy Hires Subsea7 for Belinda Field Pipeline Job

May 27, 2024

Offshore services firm Subsea7 has secured a ‘sizeable’ contract from oil and gas operator Serica Energy for the for the Belinda field development south-east of the Triton FPSO in the UK North Sea.The contract scope includes project management…

OneSubsea Scoops 'Sizeable' Contract for Work at Troll Gas Field in North Sea

May 24, 2024

OneSubsea, a joint venture between SLB, Aker Solutions and Subsea 7, has secured a contract from Equinor for work at Troll gas field in the North Sea.The contract, whose value was not disclosed, is for for Phase 3, Stage 2 of Equinor’s North Sea Troll Project…

North Star Inks Contract with Siemens Gamesa for New East Anglia THREE SOV

May 24, 2024

North Star has secured a contract with Siemens Gamesa to build a hybrid service operations vessel (SOV) bound for long-term charter at the East Anglia THREE offshore wind farm in UK.Cochin Shipyard has been confirmed to build the SOV of VARD 4 19 design for North Star’s growing fleet…

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