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Cadeler Orders $345M Offshore Wind Foundation Installation Vessel from COSCO

May 09, 2022

Danish offshore wind installation services provider Cadeler has officially ordered a $345 million offshore wind foundation installation vessel from China's COSCO Heavy Industries.Cadeler first announced the plan to order the F-class vessel last week…

Cadeler in Talks to Order Offshore Wind Foundation Installation Vessel

May 04, 2022

Danish wind turbine installation company Cadeler is contemplating a private placement of shares to raise funds to pay for a portion of a planned order for a newbuild offshore wind foundation installation vessel (F-Class) vessel.The company, which owns two offshore wind turbine installation vessels…

Edda Wind's Newbuild CSOV Sets Off for Sea Trials

May 03, 2022

Edda Wind's Edda Breeze Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) started sea trials over the weekend, Gondan Shipbuilders, the Spanish shipyard that built the vessel, said Tuesday.The CSOV left the Eo estuary to set course for the Port of Gijón…

Svanehøj Pumps for Northern Lights CO2 Carriers

May 03, 2022

The Danish marine pumps specialist Svanehøj will supply pump systems for two CO2 carriers that will transport liquid CO2 to the Northern Lights storage facilities in Norway.Northern Lights, the JV owned by Equinior, Shell, and TotalEnergies…

ABS Grants AIP for F&G-Designed COSCO Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

May 02, 2022

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) for a design for a wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) for China Ocean Shipping Company Limited (COSCO) by Friede and Goldman (F&G).According to ABS, the design is…

Turkish Shipyard to Build Esvagt's 'Green' SOV Bound for Ørsted's Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 29, 2022

Danish offshore vessel owner Esvagt and its compatriot Ørsted earlier in April announced an investment in what they said would be the world’s first service operation vessel (SOV) that can operate on green fuels. On Friday, April 29, Turkish…

Using Storage Tanks from Older LNG Carriers Could Boost FLNG Production

Apr 14, 2022

Maritime and offshore classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted its approval in principle (AIP) for an innovative concept for a floating LNG (FLNG) vessel utilizing storage tanks from older LNG carriers. The design…

Ørsted, Esvagt Sign Deal on Green Fuel SOV

Apr 08, 2022

Offshore wind developer Ørsted and vessel owner Esvagt on Friday announced an investment in what they claim to be the world’s first service operation vessel (SOV) that can operate on green fuels. 'The SOV will be powered by batteries and dual fuel engines…

SBM Offshore Confirms Giant FPSO Contract Award for Exxon's Yellowtail Project in Guyana

Apr 05, 2022

SBM Offshore, a Dutch company that designs, builds, installs, and operates FPSO units, has confirmed the receipt of a firm order from ExxonMobil for the fourth and largest FPSO to be deployed offshore Guyana.The FPSO will be designed to produce 250…

Green Jade Offshore Installation Vessel Launched in Taiwan

Apr 05, 2022

An official launching ceremony for the Green Jade DP3 heavy lift and installation vessel, the first such vessel built in Taiwan, was held at CSBC’s shipyard in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.The news was shared by the Belgian offshore installation firm DEME Offshore…

Kongsberg Maritime to Equip Two More IWS' Offshore Wind Vessels

Apr 04, 2022

Kongsberg Maritime will supply integrated equipment packages for two more Integrated Wind Services' offshore wind commissioning service operation vessels, slated for delivery in H1 2024.IWS already has the two identical vessels on order for delivery in 2023…

ABS to Class Wind Turbine Installation Vessel, Feeder Barges Being Built for Empire Wind Project

Apr 04, 2022

The American Bureau of Shipping said Monday that the recently ordered wind turbine Installation vessel Sembcorp Marine is building for Maersk Supply Service would be built to ABS Class.Maersk Supply Service's vessel will be capable of handling the latest generation 15MW turbines…

Samsung Delivers Shuttle Tanker to Altera

Apr 01, 2022

Altera Infrastructure, formerly known as Teekay Offshore, said it has taken delivery of a new shuttle tanker from Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea.The 148,200 DWT newbuild, Altera Thule, was handed over to Altera on Thursday. The ship's…

Keppel Offshore & Marine, Sembcorp Marine Working on Merger

Mar 31, 2022

Keppel Corp's offshore and marine (O&M) arm and smaller rival Sembcorp Marine are working towards having an agreement over their business unification in place by the end of April, the companies said on Thursday.The companies had first announced…

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