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Shanghai Electric's Service Operation Vessel Duo Launched

Sep 18, 2023

Two Ulstein-designed Service Operation Vessels (SOV) for Shanghai Electric were launched at the ZPMC construction yard in China on Saturday, September 16.The two vessels are of the ULSTEIN SX195 and SX197 design, carrying 100 POB and 60 POB…

Norwegian Offshore Firm DOF Completes Transfer of Skandi Neptune Vessel

Sep 11, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF has completed the sale of the Skandi Neptune construction support vessel.DOF had agreed to sell the 2001-built vessel to an unnamed 'international buyer,' in September 2021. It, at the time, said the 104.2 meter-long vessel…

Saipem Secures $910M in Offshore Contracts for Ivory Coast and Italy Work

Sep 08, 2023

Italian offshore services firm Saipem has won two new contracts for offshore activities in Ivory Coast and Italy for an overall amount of 850 million euros (currently around $909,8 million).The first contract has been awarded to Saipem by Eni Côte d’Ivoire and its partner Petroci…

KENC Building Flange Monopile Upending Tool for Van Oord

Sep 07, 2023

KENC has started the construction of a flange monopile upending tool [FMUT] for the Dutch offshore installation company Van Oord.'Designed to face the challenges of varying sea conditions, the FMUT boasts unparalleled versatility. Its innovative…

Solstad Offshore's CSVs Win Deals in Asia, South America

Sep 05, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured new contracts for two of its subsea vessels (CSV). CSV “Normand Baltic” has been awarded a 180-day contract for providing “Walk to Work” services on an unnamed offshore wind project in Asia…

SMST's Mission Equipment for North Star CSOVs

Sep 04, 2023

Norwegian shipbuilder Vard has awarded SMST a contract to supply two sets of mission equipment for newbuild Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) Vard is building for UK-based vessel owner North Star.The agreement also has an option…

First Jacket Installed at Zhong Neng Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 15, 2023

CDWE has completed the installation of the first jacket of the Zhong Neng offshore wind farm in Taiwan.The Zhong Neng Offshore Wind Project is a 300MW project located off the western coast of Changhua. It is co-owned by China Steel Corporation…

Solstad Offshore Wins $100M Vessel Contracts with PRIO and Equinor in Brazil

Aug 11, 2023

Solstad Offshore has been awarded two contracts worth $100 million in total from Brazilian clients.The Norwegian offshore vessel owner said that its construction support vessel, Normand Pioneer, won an extension of its charter contract with…

Brunvoll's Propulsion and Manoeuvring Packages for Purus Wind's CSOVs

Aug 10, 2023

Norwegian firm Brunvoll has secured a contract to deliver propulsion and manoeuvring packages for Purus Wind's two new Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOV).Each vessel will be outfitted with two azimuth thrusters for propulsion, and…

Jan De Nul's Massive Crane Vessel Kicks off Maiden Mission in Germany's Offshore Wind Sector

Aug 07, 2023

Jan De Nul Group's newest crane vessel, Les Alizés, has started its maiden assignment by installing the first of 107 monopile foundations for the construction of Ørsted’s Gode Wind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 wind farms in Germany. Les Alizés is designed for loading…

PHOTO: First U.S. Offshore Wind Substation Stands Tall

Aug 07, 2023

Avangrid, a U.S.-based subsidiary of the Spanish renewable energy giant Iberdrola, on Monday shared a photo of the completed Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind substation.This is the first offshore wind substation installed in the U.S. and will serve…

Huisman Monopile Installation Spread for Seaway 7's Offshore Vessel

Aug 04, 2023

Offshore wind installation services firm Seaway 7, part of Subsea 7, has ordered the entire monopile installation spread for jack-up vessel Seaway Ventus from the Dutch firm Huisman.The GustoMSC NG-14000XL-G jack-up vessel was originally ordered by OHT…

Saipem Wins $1,97B in Offshore Contracts in Romania and Germany

Aug 04, 2023

Italian firm Saipem has won two new contracts for offshore engineering and construction work in Romania and in Germany, with a total value of approximately 1.8 billion euros (currently around $1,97 billion).The first contract relates to the…

Purus Wind's New General Manager to Oversee Offshore Wind Vessel Fleet Expansion

Jul 31, 2023

Offshore wind vessel firm Purus Wind has appointed Oliver MacManus as general manager, with immediate effect.MacManus will focus on overseeing the running of the construction/service operation vessels (“C/SOV”) business. 'The appointment is…

Subsea 7's New Semi-Submersible Vessel Equipped for XXL Offshore Wind Foundations En Route to Europe

Jul 26, 2023

Subsea 7's recently delivered Seaway Alfa Lift offshore wind foundation installation vessel is in transit to Europe and is expected to join Subsea 7's fleet in the third quarter of 2023.The semi-submersible heavy installation vessel, designed by Ulstein…

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