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First Power Produced From First Turbine at World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Project

Oct 10, 2023

Offshore installation firm Jan De Nul said Tuesday that its latest jack-up installation vessel, Voltaire, had recently installed its first offshore wind turbine at the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm, the world's largest offshore wind project under construction.Soon after installation, this first turbine produced its first power. The 3.6 GW offshore wind farm will consist of 277 wind turbines.'The installation…

Rem Offshore Places Order for Next-Gen Subsea Construction Vessel

Mar 21, 2024

Norway-based offshore vessel owner Rem Offshore and shipbuilder Myklebust Verft have signed a contract for the construction of an Energy Subsea Construction Vessel (ESCV) with a 250-tonne crane.The vessel will be delivered in 2026 and will be…

Italy's Saipem Secures $4.1 Billion Contract for Offshore Project in UAE

Oct 05, 2023

Italy's Saipem, in consortium with Abu Dhabi's National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), has signed today a letter of award with ADNOC for an offshore construction contract related to the freshly sanctioned Hail and Ghasha Development Project in the United Arab Emirates…

IWS Fleet Strikes Deal to Put Off Yard Payments for Offshore Wind Service Vessels

Sep 29, 2023

Integrated Wind Solutions' subsidiary, IWS Fleet AS, has agreed with the shipyard China Merchants Industry Holdings to postpone equity yard installments of a total of 36 million euros on IWS Seawalker, IWS Starwalker, IWS Moonwalker, and IWS Sunwalker offshore wind service vessels up to one year…

Glamox to Illuminate Havfram Wind's Newbuild WTIVs

Sep 18, 2023

Lighting solutions specialist Glamox has won a contract from the Chinese shipbuilder Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Limited to light Havfram Wind’s two new Wind Turbine Installation Vessels (WTIV). These new vessels will be capable of installing…

Wintershall Dea Installs New Subsea Template at Maria Field Offshore Norway

Sep 01, 2023

Oil and gas company Wintershall Dea and its partners Petoro and Sval Energi have installed an additional subsea template on the seabed at Haltenbanken on the west coast of Norway, as part of the second phase of the Wintershall Dea-operated Maria field development…

Reach Subsea Extends Havila Subsea Charter, Securing Vessel Until 2024 End

Sep 01, 2023

Subsea services provider Reach Subsea has exercised a one-year option for Havila Shipping's Havila Subsea vessel, keeping the ship busy until December 31, 2024.The commercial terms of the charter agreement for the IMR, survey, and construction vessel…

SCHOTTEL to Propel Orca Class Heavy-lift Vessels

Aug 31, 2023

The new Orca Class heavy-lift vessels being built at China's Wuhu Shipyard for the Jumbo-SAL-Alliance will be propelled by SCHOTTEL ControllablePropellers (SCP).The four-bladed controllable pitch propellers type SCP 129 will feature an input power of up to 8…

Havfram Wind Orders Additional Huisman Cranes for WTIV Pair

Jul 10, 2023

Dutch offshore crane maker Huisman has won another contract from Havfram Wind, an offshore wind turbine installation contractor, for the delivery of two packages of Auxiliary Cranes for both of the company’s NG-20000X-HF Wind Turbine Installation Vessels…

Sperry Marine to Deliver Navigation Systems for SAL Heavy Lift's New Vessels

Jun 06, 2023

Sperry Marine has secured the contract to deliver complete navigation systems including its VisionMaster Net bridge, NAVIGAT gyrocompass, and NAVIPILOT 4500N autopilot for four vessels under construction for SAL Heavy Lift at WuHu shipyard, China…

Subsea 7 Extends Frame Agreement with Aker BP, Securing Four More Years of Collaboration

Jun 06, 2023

Offshore installation services company Subsea 7 on Tuesday announced an extension of its existing frame agreement with the Norwegian oil company Aker BP for four years to the end of 2028. The agreement covers the provision of engineering, fabrication and installation activities for subsea umbilical…

Allseas Wins Deal to Transport Two 2GW Converter Platforms to German North Sea

May 26, 2023

Offshore installation services company Allseas has won a contract to transport two 2GW converter platforms for the BalWin1 and BalWin2 offshore grid connection systems in the German North Sea.The contract, awarded by Dragados Offshore, is for…

TenneT Taps Allseas, Heerema to Install 14 Massive Offshore Converter Stations

May 17, 2023

Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT has signed multi-year framework agreements with offshore installation firms Allseas and Heerema Marine Contractors for transport and installation of at least fourteen 2-gigawatt (2GW) offshore platforms…

New Service Operation Vessel Arrives at Seagreen Wind Farm Base in Scotland

Mar 31, 2023

A new service operation vessel (SOV) has arrived at Scotland's Montrose Port, home to Seagreen offshore wind farm’s operations and maintenance base, SSE Renewables, a partner in the offshore wind farm project has informed.The 82-meter-long Edda…

JF Subtech Charters Edda Savanah Vessel for IRM Services in North and Irish Seas

Mar 09, 2023

Marine services provider James Fisher Subtech (JF Subtech),  part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has signed a charter agreement with Østensjø Rederi AS for the exclusive use of its inspection, repair, and maintenance (IRM) and construction vessel…

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