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Vroon Wins Work from Total

Apr 01, 2019

Vroon Offshore Services has secured a contract with Total E&P to deliver offshore logistical support to a planned maintenance campaign in the Dutch sector of the Southern North Sea.OPerations are already underway, and so far Vroon’s subsea support…

Bibby WaveMaster Horizon Launched

Mar 29, 2019

A second service operations vessel for Bibby Marine Services has been launched and christened during a ceremony at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania, the shipbuilder announced Friday.The new vessel, Bibby WaveMaster Horizon, will begin maintenance…

Albatros Topside Installed

Mar 27, 2019

The topside of the offshore substation at the Albatros wind farm offshore Germany was installed Tuesday evening, developer EnBW said.The heavy-lift jack-up vessel (HLJV) Pacific Ospray had loaded the topside in Rotterda, and once in the construction area…

EOM Offshore Acquires Ocean Tech Services

Mar 26, 2019

Oceanographic technology and marine services provider EOM Offshore announced Tuesday it has acquired the assets and operations of the New Jersey-based marine services provider Ocean Tech Services.Ocean Tech Services has a decade of experience…

Cortland Rope Slings for Norther Offshore

Mar 26, 2019

Cortland has provided synthetic rope slings for the Norther offshore wind project in Belgium to support the lifting of monopiles, transition pieces and turbines.According to a press note from the Actuant Corporation group company which designs…

Jan De Nul Wins TenneT Contract

Mar 25, 2019

Jan De Nul Group said it has been awarded a framework agreement for repairs of TenneT’s offshore high-voltage cables in the German Bight.The Dutch firm has been appointed by TenneT to mobilize in the event of high-voltage cable system faults or failures within the contractual period…

OGA Grows Collaboration with Renewables

Mar 22, 2019

The UK Oil & Gas Authority (OGA) has made significant headway on projects aiming to support the energy transition alongside the core role of maximizing economic recovery of UK oil and gas, and it has now taken these efforts a step further.The OGA announced this week it has secured a £900…

Prysmian to Supply Cables for French Floating Wind Farm

Mar 19, 2019

Cable systems manufacturer Prysmian Group said on Tuesday it has been awarded a contract worth approximately €30 million to develop of a turnkey submarine cable system for EDF Renewables' Provence Grand Large (PGL) floating offshore wind farm project in South France…

New CTVs Delivered for Hornsea Wind Farm

Mar 15, 2019

A pair of 39-meter multipurpose crew transfer vessels have been built by PT Bintang Timur Samudera in Indonesia and delivered to MH-O & Co to be operated for Orsted in its Hornsea Project One wind farm offshore England.According to designer Incat Crowther…

Op/Ed: Unlocking a Low Carbon Future

Mar 13, 2019

Sian Lloyd-Rees, UK country manager with Aker Solutions and and chair of the Low Carbon Future keynote program session at SPE Offshore Europe 2019, believes oil and gas companies should lead the way toward a lower carbon future. Energy diversification…

Shell Bids to Build Dutch Offshore Wind Farms

Mar 13, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell has teamed up with energy company Eneco and builder Van Oord in a bid to build two wind farms in the Dutch part of the North Sea, the companies said on Wednesday.The tender for the wind farms, with total capacity of 750 megawatts (MW)…

Orsted Seeks Ways to Avoid Brexit Tariffs

Mar 13, 2019

Denmark's Orsted is looking at ways to avoid potential tariffs on imports of components for its multi-billion pound British offshore wind farms in the event of a disorderly Brexit, the company's UK chief told Reuters.With only 16 days before Britain is due to leave the European Union…

TenneT Contracts Fugro for UXO Services

Mar 12, 2019

Geo-data specialist Fugro announced Tuesday it has been awarded a multimillion dollar contract from TenneT to provide integrated unexploded ordnance (UXO) services at an offshore wind farm development in Dutch coastal waters. The contract follows…

Sparrows Provides Cable Handling for Hornsea One

Mar 04, 2019

Sparrows Group Cable and Pipe Lay Solutions (CPLS) division has delivered its largest renewables project to date as part of three contracts awarded through VBMS; DEME Offshore, formerly known as Tideway; and DeepOcean. The work scope, part of…

PLAT-I Operational in Nova Scotia

Feb 28, 2019

An innovative tidal energy platform has generated first power from the tidal currents of Grand Passage in Digby County, Nova Scotia.Following a period of commissioning and testing environmental monitoring equipment, Sustainable Marine Energy…

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