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Offshore Wind: Shipbuilder Selected for Crowley, Esvagt JV SOV

Jan 18, 2023

Following the news on Wednesday that Crest Wind, a joint venture between Crowley and ESVAGT, is set to build a service operation vessel for operations in the U.S. offshore wind sector, the partners have now selected a shipbuilder for the SOV construction…

Norway's HAV to Design Service Operation Vessel for U.S. Offshore Wind Project

Jan 18, 2023

CREST has chosen HAV Group ASA’s subsidiary HAV Design to develop a newbuild service operation vessel (SOV) destined for a US offshore wind project.'The contract marks the U.S. breakthrough for HAV Design, which becomes the first European ship designer to develop an SOV for the U…

China Faces Wind Turbine and Foundation Installation Vessel Shortage

Jan 17, 2023

Over the last few weeks, we have seen three announcements by Chinese OEMs of 18-megawatt (MW) turbines. CSSC Haizhuang announced the H260-18MW turbine with a 260-meter rotor diameter. Mingyang Smart Energy has announced its new MySE 18X-28X turbine…

Crowley, ESVAGT to Build Service Operation Vessel for U.S. Offshore Wind Ops

Jan 17, 2023

U.S. maritime services company Crowley and Danish offshore service company ESVAGT will jointly build and operate a service operations vessel (SOV) under a long-term charter with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. The vessel will serve in the U…

Naming Ceremony Held for Edda Wind's CSOV

Jan 16, 2023

Edda Wind, the Norwegian offshore wind vessel owner, held a naming ceremony for its 'Edda Boreas' commissioning service operation vessel on Saturday.The traditional ceremony where a bottle of champagne was sacrificed for good luck took place at Gondan Shipbuilders in Spain…

Helix Inks Long-term Charter for Glomar Wave

Jan 13, 2023

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., announced its robotics division has entered into a three-year charter agreement with two years of options for the DP2 offshore support vessel Glomar Wave for work on a range of opportunities in both the offshore renewables and oil and gas sectors…

Marco Polo Marine Partners Up with S. Korean Firms for Offshore Wind Work

Jan 13, 2023

Marco Polo Marine, a Singapore-listed offshore vessel company, has entered the South Korean market with a 'landmark' Memorandum of Understanding signed with South Korean companies Namsung Shipping Co., Ltd. and HA Energy Co., Ltd. (“HA-E”).Under the MoU…

Vessel Retrofits Could Accelerate U.S. Offshore Wind Development

Jan 13, 2023

The U.S. Administration’s strategy to fast-track offshore wind development is exciting for overseas shipbuilders and service providers in the field. Joint ventures meeting Jones Act requirements will support accelerating development. Some question…

Siem Offshore Nets 7-month OSCV Deal at Equinor's Hywind Tampen Floating Wind Farm

Jan 13, 2023

The Norwegian energy firm Equinor has awarded Siem Offshore a seven-month contract extension for the offshore subsea construction vessel Siem Barracuda.The extension will keep the 120.8m vessel working on Equinor's Hywind Tampen project offshore Norway…

Offshore Wind: Allseas Wins Deal to Install HVDC Converter Station in UK North Sea

Jan 12, 2023

Offshore installation services firm Allseas has won a transport and installation contract as part of Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project offshore Norfolk, UK.Aker Solutions and Siemens Energy will provide grid connection infrastructure for the Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm…

U.S. Gulf of Mexico: Laborde Marine Expands Offshore Vessel Fleet

Jan 12, 2023

New Orleans-based Laborde Marine said Thursday it had acquired two 240-foot (73.15m) deepwater DP-2 offshore supply vessels from L&M Botruc Rental, Inc. and has expanded its fleet of managed vessels. The company said that SOLAS-certified Shelley…

RWE Selects Siemens Gamesa's Giant Wind Turbines for Denmark's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 12, 2023

German offshore wind farm developer RWE has selected Siemens Gamesa's SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbines, of almost 15 MW each, for its Thor wind farm in the Danish North Sea. With its 1GW capacity, Thor will be Denmark's largest offshore wind farm once completed…

Eneco Charters Windcat's CTV for Offshore Wind Support

Jan 12, 2023

Dutch offshore wind farm developer Eneco has signed a 5-year crew transfer vessel charter and partnership agreement with offshore vessel owner Windcat.The deal entails the transport of technicians offshore and will also allow the companies to…

DeepOcean Triggers Option for Battery Installation on Offshore Support Vessel

Jan 12, 2023

Subsea service provider DeepOcean has triggered an option to seek the installation of a battery hybrid system on board the Stril Server multi-purpose support vessel (MPSV).DeepOcean is chartering theStril Server from Stavanger-based shipowner Simon Møkster Shipping…

German Green Group Seeks to Cut Wilhelmshaven FSRU License by 10 Years

Jan 11, 2023

A German environmental group has lodged a complaint calling for the operating licence of a new floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at Wilhelmshaven to be shortened by a decade citing its discharging of chlorine and risks to Germany's climate targets…

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