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Naming Ceremony Held for Yinson's Anna Nery FPSO

Jun 08, 2022

Malaysian FPSO provider Yinson, with its project partner Sumitomo Corporation named the new FPSO Anna Nery, during a naming ceremony held concurrently in Jiangsu, China and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The FPSO Anna Nery is currently undergoing final…

Manor Marine, Chartwell Marine Partner

Jun 07, 2022

Shipbuilder Manor Marine UK Ltd. announced it has signed an agreement with naval architecture firm Chartwell Marine Ltd. to jointly develop vessel designs and pursue shipbuilding contracts in the offshore wind industry.The U.K.-based companies…

Korean Shipbuilder Can't Accept New FSRU Orders as Capacity Full

Jun 02, 2022

Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) has mostly filled its order book for the next 2-1/2 years as the pandemic drove demand for container ships, leaving little room to meet the needs of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector, a senior company executive said…

First of Nine: Edda Wind Takes Delivery of Edda Breeze Vessel

Jun 01, 2022

Norwegian offshore wind services firm Edda Wind has taken delivery of its first CSOV, the Edda Breeze. The vessel was built by Astilleros Gondán shipyard in Spain.The hydrogen-ready vessel is the first to be delivered as part of a nine-vessel newbuilding program…

Shuttle Tanker Eagle Colombo Delivered to AET

May 27, 2022

Shipping company AET on Wednesday took delivery of Eagle Colombo, its latest second generation dynamic positioning shuttle tanker (DPST) from Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).The Singapore-registered newbuild is the third and…

MEO Group Orders Five Crew Boats from Penguin

May 24, 2022

Singapore-based offshore vessel owner MEO Group has ordered five new crew boats, as part of a fleet rejuvenation programThe company ordered the vessels from Singapore's Penguin Shipyard International. Based on Penguin's proprietary Flex-42X and Flex-40X designs…

Italy's Snam Signs FSRU Conversion Deal with Golar

May 18, 2022

Italian gas group Snam has signed a contract with Golar LNG under which Golar will deliver the existing LNG Carrier 'Golar Arctic' as a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU).Snam will install the FSRU in the port area of Portovesme…

CTV Ordered for Vineyard Wind Project in the US

May 09, 2022

Offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind on Monday announced it has signed a contract to charter a crew transfer vessel (CTV) from Massachusetts-based marine transportation company Patriot Offshore Maritime Services.The 88.5-foot (27-meter) aluminum…

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…

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