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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…

Jones Act Uncertainties Persist in US Offshore Wind

Jan 11, 2023

The Jones Act is a single sentence long, and yet somehow that reservation of U.S. domestic maritime commerce to qualified U.S.-flag vessels has spawned numerous complications with respect to offshore wind energy projects. Although not supported by prior experience…

Marlink Equipping Solstad Offshore Fleet with Starlink Connectivity

Jan 11, 2023

Maritime satellite communications services firm Marlink is equipping Solstad Offshore vessels with Starlink connectivity integrated with the Sealink VSAT, L-band backup, and 4G services.'Solstad Offshore is the first offshore vessel operator…

Glamox Marine Lighting for IWS, Cadeler Offshore Wind Vessels

Jan 11, 2023

Glamox AS has secured contracts to deliver its marine lighting for four wind turbine commissioning and service operation vessels for Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) Fleet AS of Norway, and two wind turbine installation vessels for Cadeler A/S of Denmark…

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate Awards Seabed Mapping Contracts for Offshore Wind

Jan 10, 2023

Fugro and Enviros have secured contracts with the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) for mapping of the shallowest strata under the seabed offshore Norway, with the objective of locating sites that are best suited for the installation of wind turbines…

$3 Billion Forecast to be Invested in New Anchor Handlers to Meet Floating Wind Demand

Jan 06, 2023

Floating wind is an emerging technology. Currently being tested in small scale demonstration and pilot projects, global floating wind commissioned capacity at the end of 2022 was less than 200 megawatts (MW). By 2030, close to 11 gigawatts (GW)…

VIDEO: Ocean Infinity's Armada 7801 Robotic Vessel Reaches Norway

Jan 05, 2023

Ocean Infinity's Armada 7801 has reached Norway after a long journey from Vietnam, where its hull was built last year at the Vard Vung Tau shipyard.'Our first new ship has arrived in Norway, having set sail on its maiden voyage from Vietnam in November…

Shearwater Adds 8 Months to Order Book with New Survey Deals in Brazil's Campos Basin

Jan 04, 2023

Marine seismic survey services firm Shearwater GeoServices has won two contracts for 4D seismic surveys with Petrobras for the Jubarte  and Tartaruga Verde fields in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.  Combined, the two surveys add eight months to the Shearwater's order book…

Equinor, BP JV Hires DEME for Offshore Wind Cable Installation in U.S.

Jan 04, 2023

Offshore installation services company DEME Offshore has won a 'substantial' contract for the transportation and installation of the inter-array cables for the Empire Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farms being developed in the U.S. by Empire Offshore Wind…

Volstad Orders NES Battery Pack for Subsea Construction Vessel

Jan 03, 2023

Norway's Volstad Maritime has contracted HAV Group subsidiary Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to deliver the battery package and associated control system for battery charging to one of its subsea construction vessels.Bergen-based NES will…

2023 Outlook: The Offshore Service Vessel Market

Dec 30, 2022

The market for offshore support vessels has been through a rather rough few years since offshore exploration and production activity took a nose-dive in 2015 following the oil price crash the year before.The newbuild order boom that came with…

Sembcorp Delivers 8th-generation Drillship Deepwater Titan to Transocean

Dec 29, 2022

Singapore-based shipbuilder Sembcorp Marine has delivered Deepwater Titan, the world’s second 8th-generation drillship, to Transocean subsidiary Triton Titan GmBH.Deepwater Titan is the second of two new 8th-generation drillships constructed…

James Fisher Sells DSV to Seamec

Dec 28, 2022

Marine services company James Fisher and Sons said it has sold another one of its dive support vessels (DSV) to India-based Seamec Limited.The U.K.-based firm announced on Wednesday it entered into a memorandum of agreement for the sale of the 2007-built…

Keel Laid for Van Oord's Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Boreas

Dec 28, 2022

A keel laying ceremony was held Tuesday for the wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Boreas, being built for the Dutch marine and offshore services firm Van Oord.The ceremony took place at the YCRO yard in Yantai, China.The Boreas will be…

Edda Wind's New CSOV Launched in Spain

Dec 27, 2022

On Christmas Eve, Spanish shipyard Gondan Shipbuilders inaugurated the Commissioning Service Operation vessel (CSOV) C491, built for Edda Wind.The new ship is a CSOV of similar design as the other six vessels being built at Gondan.These eight vessels…

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