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Floating Wind Tech: TetraSpar Demonstrator Starts Operation Off Norway

Dec 01, 2021

TetraSpar Demonstrator, dubbed the world’s first fully industrialized floating offshore wind foundation, has been officially commissioned and is now in operation off the coast of Norway.The floating wind foundation, fitted with an offshore wind turbine and anchored in place at the Norwegian METCentre test site, has been successfully connected to Norway’s grid and is producingpower in automatic, unattended operation…

DNV Grants Statement of Feasibility for GustoMSC's Tri-Floater

Dec 03, 2021

Classification society DNV has completed a concept verification and technical & commercial assessment of GustoMSC’s floating offshore wind turbine foundation Tri-Floater, confirming the technical feasibility and compliance with the relevant design standards…

Pori Offshore Construction Changes Name

Dec 01, 2021

Finland's offshore construction firm Pori Offshore Construction has changed the company name to Enersense Offshore Oy.The name change comes as Enersense acquired the entire share capital of Pori Offshore Constructions Oy on October 4, and wants…

Huisman's Cranes for Cadeler's New Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Dec 01, 2021

Dutch offshore crane maker Huisman has secured a contract from China's COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore Co., Ltd. to design and build two >2,000mt Leg Encircling Cranes (LEC) for Cadeler's recently ordered two new build X-class vessels.The identical…

Boskalis Joins Consortium Bidding for Danish Energy Island

Nov 30, 2021

Dutch dredging and marine contractor Boskalis has partnered up with  Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and three other companies to bid for the development of the energy island in the Danish North Sea. Back in February, Denmark approved…

Lhyfe, DORIS to Install Hydrogen Production System on Floating Wind Turbine

Nov 29, 2021

Lhyfe, a company specializing in renewable green hydrogen production, and DORIS, an offshore engineering firm, have partnered up in an offshore hydrogen production project.Lhyfe and DORIS plan to launch the first floating wind turbine for integration…

Equinor, Partners to Invest $1.1 B in Further Development of Oseberg Field

Nov 26, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has with its partners, submitted an amended plan for development and operation (PDO)  to the minister of petroleum and energy Marte Mjøs Persen for the further development of the Oseberg field, with an increased focus on gas production…

Van Oord to Install Scour Protection at Seagreen Wind Farm Turbine Foundations

Nov 26, 2021

Offshore installation contractor Seaway 7 has hired Van Oord to install scour protection around the 114 wind turbine foundations at the Seagreen offshore wind farm in the UK.The wind farm, where Seaway 7 is the main installation contractor,…

Add Energy Nets FPSO CMMS Deal

Nov 26, 2021

Add Energy, an asset management consultancy, service, and software provider, has been hired by an unnamed 'leading FPSO operator' to complete the master data and maintenance management regime build within the company’s computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for its new FPSO…

Manifold Installed at Neptune-operated Seagull in the UK

Nov 25, 2021

Neptune Energy and its joint venture partners bp and JAPEX have completed the installation of the manifold and umbilical for the Seagull project in the U.K. Central North Sea.TechnipFMC, working under the Neptune Energy Alliance Agreement, undertook…

Wood Wins Contract for Turkey’s Largest Gas Reserve

Nov 25, 2021

Consulting and engineering firm Wood said it has been appointed by Turkish Petroleum (TP) as the integrated project management partner for the Sakarya Gas Field Development Project, located 150km off the coast of Turkey in the Black Sea.As Turkey’s largest gas reserve…

Swiss Public Prosecutor Fines SBM Offshore for Bribery

Nov 24, 2021

SBM Offshore, one of the world's largest suppliers of FPSO vessels for the offshore oil and gas industry, has been ordered to pay 7.0 million CHF (around USD 7.6 million) for bribery in the 2005 – 2012 period.A year ago, SBM Offshore said that…

GE's LM Wind Power to Produce Zero-waste Wind Turbine Blades by 2030

Nov 24, 2021

GE Renewable Energy's LM Wind Power said this week it planned to produce zero waste wind turbine blades by 2030.'LM Wind Power will play a central role in supporting its customers to develop fully circular wind turbines that generate less waste during their production…

Brazil: Wood to Keep Maintaining Equinor's Peregrino Offshore Facilities

Nov 24, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has extended the contract with the engineering and consulting firm Wood for the delivery of maintenance solutions across the Peregrino wellhead platforms (WHP) and FPSO, located offshore Rio de Janeiro, Brazil…

Norway: Aibel Bags $560M Worth of Contracts with Equinor, Partners

Nov 23, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has, on behalf of the license partners in Krafla, Gina Krog, Asterix fields, and Gassco at Kårstø, signed contracts with engineering and construction firm Aibel worth around five billion Norwegian crowns (nearly $560 million)…

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