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OE’s 2020 Top of the Festive Video Pops

Dec 22, 2020

The festive season feels somewhat muted this year as, globally, we all grapple with the Coronavirus pandemic.But there is some cheer in the gloom. The annual round of Christmas-themed videos and animations are doing the rounds, albeit perhaps with a few less this year than previous years…

Floating Wind Offers Opportunities for Multiple Industries

Dec 21, 2020

While Floating Offshore Wind is still in its infancy, it has the potential to dominate the offshore wind sector in the coming decade. Philip Lewis, Director of Research, World Energy Reports, discusses the possibilities.Lewis says the potential for the floating wind industry is huge…

VIDEO: GIEK Discusses Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm Financing

Dec 18, 2020

Dogger Bank, a wind farm site in the UK North Sea consisting of three phases A, B, and C, will cumulatively be the world's largest offshore wind farm, once in operation a couple of years from now.Fittingly, being the world's largest, the wind farm will feature the world's largest wind turbines…

ABS Discusses the Value of Digital Twins in the Offshore Sector

Dec 16, 2020

While it's barely news anymore that the offshore oil and gas industry has been hit hard by the effects of the global pandemic and a huge drop in oil price, there are some positives to be drawn as well, such as the increasing adoption of digital technologies…

Keppel AmFELS Lays Keel for First Jones Act WTIV

Dec 16, 2020

Shipbuilder Keppel AmFELS has laid the keel for the first ever Jones Act compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) at its shipyard in Brownsville, Texas, marking a key milestone for the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry…

Video: The Floating Production Market Faces Headwinds, But Opportunities Exist

Dec 11, 2020

There are around 200 offshore oil and gas projects currently being planned for development using a floating production system, however, at around $2B apiece – some up to $5B – final investment decisions will depend on the market situation and the outlook for oil and gas doesn’t seem too bright…

VIDEO: Floating Offshore Wind: Opportunities & Challenges

Dec 07, 2020

The floating offshore wind industry, still considered nascent with around 100MW installed capacity - and minuscule compared to the installed capacity of its „older brother,“ - that is the conventional, fixed bottom offshore wind industry (29GW…

Video: In Offshore Wind, Size Matters

Nov 20, 2020

The offshore wind industry has made great strides to become a cost-competitive option for grid and off-grid energy solutions. And today, the industry is growing faster than ever before, both in the well-established European market and in newer ones such as in China…

VIDEO: Subsea 7 Expands Fleet with Newbuild Reel-lay Vessel Skandi Vega

Nov 12, 2020

Offshore installation specialist Subsea 7 has expanded its fleet with newbuild reel-lay vessel Seven Vega.Built by Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC, the Seven Vega is 149 meters long, with a breadth of 33 meters, and a Class 3 dynamic positioning system…

Video: Recent Developments Driving Offshore Wind Markets

Nov 10, 2020

World Energy Reports' Phillip Lewis discusses recent developments driving global offshore wind markets, including booming activity in the U.S., plans for new, larger installation vessels and advances in floating turbine technology.

Webinar: Offshore Wind: North American Opportunities and Challenges

Nov 07, 2020

Offshore wind in North America has the potential to impact the entire offshore energy, maritime, ports and logistics value chain. This webinar delivers insights on the current progress, future pace and direction of development in the Offshore Wind market in North America…

Five Easy Ways to Ruin Your Offshore Equipment: Lessons Learned in Hydraulic Maintenance

Oct 23, 2020

Jaime Sabogal, National Market Segment Manager, Oil and Gas – Hägglunds Products - Bosch Rexroth Corp, discusses lessons learned in hydraulic maintenance.Learn more about the importance of offshore equipment hydraulic maintenance during a free…

Video: USCG Performs Rescue Drill on Wind Turbine off Virginia

Oct 22, 2020

As the U.S. offshore wind industry begins to build up, the U.S. Coast Guard is training to ensure it is prepared to respond to any potential emergency—even at 400 feet in the air.Last week, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City…

GIEK Banks on Renewable Energy

Sep 28, 2020

Wenche Nistad, CEO of the Norwegian Export Credit Guarantee Agency (GIEK) pulls no punches in assessing the appetite for investment in traditional offshore oil and gas today: “The money has disappeared; nobody wants to invest in oil and gas anymore…

Smart network solutions that keep you connected and give you the competitive edge. Discover the Marlink Experience.

Sep 09, 2020

In today’s world, the power to connect, even in the most remote and challenging places, has never mattered more. Whatever your business or organisation, you need more than a communications supplier. You need a smart network solutions partner…

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