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Kongsberg Maritime to Deliver Tech & Equipment for Cadeler's Second WTFIV

Dec 06, 2022

Norwegian maritime technology and equipment specialist Kongsberg Maritime AS will provide technology and engineering for a second F-class wind turbine and foundation installation vessel (WTFIV) recently ordered by the Danish offshore wind installation firm Cadeler…

Marco Polo Marine Eyes Offshore Wind Work in Japan

Dec 06, 2022

Marco Polo Marine, a Singapore-listed offshore vessel company, is looking to enter the Japanese offshore wind market and has signed a memorandum of understanding with 'K' Line Wind Service in that regard.Both parties, according to Marco Polo Marine…

Zero-C Offshore: A New UK Firm Aiming to Address ‘Chronic’ FIV Shortage

Nov 28, 2022

The global offshore wind industry is staring down a potential shortage of foundation installation vessel capacity. A new UK company led by former offshore drilling executive Jon Oliver Bryce intends to help tackle this challenge as the industry’s…

Cecon Orders Methanol, Battery-powered Cable Layer

Nov 17, 2022

Norway-based offshore energy industry services firm Cecon Contracting AS said Thursday that it had, with its partners, recently entered into an agreement for the construction of a methanol- and battery-powered cable installation vessel. The vessel…

C-Innovation Secures Work in US Gulf

Oct 26, 2022

Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) affiliate C-Innovation, (C-I) on Wednesday announced it has signed a multi-year contract with a major operator in the Gulf of Mexico, securing the C-Constructor to support the New Well Delivery Program and the Holiday for inspection…

Van Oord Charters WTIV Seajacks Scylla

Dec 27, 2021

Eneti Inc. announced its subsidiary Seajacks UK Limited, a provider of installation and maintenance vessels to the offshore wind sector, has signed a contract with Dutch marine contractor Van Oord for the charter of wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Seajacks Scylla…

Drydocks World Completes Bokalift 2 Conversion

Dec 20, 2021

Dubai shipyard Drydocks World said it recently completed its latest conversion project for Dutch dredging and heavy lift company Boskalis.The former drillshipship, now a crane vessel named Bokalift 2, has been converted in preparation for carrying out a variety of offshore operations…

NOV to Design and Equip Cadeler's New WTIVs

Aug 23, 2021

NOV announced it has signed a contract to design and equip two wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) newbuilds for Denmark-based Cadeler. The new vessels will have the largest jacking capacity in the industry and will be able to transport…

Petrobras Charters Solstad CSV in Brazil

Aug 06, 2021

Norwegian offshore service and supply ship shipping company Solstad Offshore announce it has secured a new contract for one of its construction support vessels (CSV) with Petrobras offshore Brazil. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed…

Scorpio Bulkers Plans to Buy Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Aug 03, 2020

Dry bulk shipowner Scorpio Bulkers on Monday announced it has signed a letter of intent to purchase a newbuild wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) as a “first step in a transition towards a sustainable business in renewable energy”.Scorpio…

World's Largest Semi-Sub Crane Vessel to Arrive in Port of Rotterdam

Mar 19, 2020

Port of Rotterdam is set to welcome Heerema's Sleipnir, the world's largest semi-submersible crane vessel, which is set to arrive at the port on Saturday, March 21, where it will be made ready for a North Sea decommissioning project.Named after the Norse God Odin's eight-legged stallion…

Lifting Stabilization Tool Advances Offshore Wind Turbine Installation

Mar 04, 2020

The wind blows steadier at sea than on land, creating more reliable energy conditions for the generation of renewable energy—a major opportunity to combat climate change without disrupting the lives of those people it will benefit the most.…

Ulstein Retrofits HMC Vessel to HLV

Feb 06, 2020

The marine contractor in the international offshore oil and gas and renewables industry Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) contracted Ulstein Verft shipyard in 2018 to provide design and engineering services to convert their deepwater construction…

Orsted Working to Decarbonize Supply Chain

Feb 04, 2020

Offshore wind farm developer Orsted has set out a plan to work with its service suppliers to decarbonize the supply chain by 2040. The move follows the Danish company's last week's commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2025, and becoming…

Solstad Gets New Contracts and Extension

Dec 05, 2019

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured contract awards and extensions for four platform supply vessels (PSV) in the Middle East and Mediterranean regions, as well as an extension for a construction support vessel (CSV)…

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