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A New Generation of WTIVs

May 03, 2023

WTIVs have always been fuel-hungry. Now they are being tasked with installations that are further, deeper and heavier.Offshore wind farms continue their march into deeper water, further from shore, with turbines that can now reach more than 270 meters high with blades 120 meters long. Designers and OEMs are pushing efficiency to new levels to contain OPEX on the new-generation jack-up WTIVs taking them up there…

Jumbo Offshore Appoints Middle East Partner as it Eyes Regional Expansion

Feb 19, 2024

Dutch heavy lift shipping and offshore transport and installation contractor Jumbo Offshore has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sea Horizon Offshore Marine Services, which will act as its representative in the Middle East region…

Cadeler and Eneti Complete Merger

Dec 21, 2023

Cadeler and Eneti have officially completed their merger, creating a leading offshore wind installation company.The New York- and Oslo-listed group will be named Cadeler and be headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, with offices across the world in Denmark…

Jan De Nul Inks Two Contracts with TenneT

Dec 07, 2023

Jan De Nul Group together with its consortium partners LS Cable & System and Denys has signed the contracts for two 525 HVDC cable systems for the two grid connection systems BalWin4 and LanWin1. These mark the first two contracts signed under…

Floating Wind: What Opportunities Exist for Installation Companies and Vessel Owners?

Sep 06, 2023

Global floating wind capacity will have grown from less than 200 MW at the end of 2022 to around 61 GW of grid connected capacity by 2035. This activity will require over $250 billion in capital expenditure. Over 75% of the forecast activity is expected to come from four countries…

TechnipFMC Awarded More Work for TotalEnergies' Girassol Life Extension

Aug 23, 2023

TechnipFMC announced it has been awarded a contract from TotalEnergies to install flexible pipe and associated subsea structures for the Girassol life extension project in Angola's offshore Block 17.TechnipFMC labeled the contract as “significant”…

Ulstein Develops High-capacity Foundation Installation Vessel

Sep 28, 2022

Norwegian-based shipbuilding and design group Ulstein has unveiled the design for a new foundation installation vessel enabling operators and contractors to efficiently transport and install monopiles or jacket foundations up to 5,000 tons.The…

Guanabara FPSO Mooring System Installed with Just One Vessel

Sep 02, 2022

Heavy lift shipping and offshore transport and installation contractor Jumbo Offshore reports it has executed the transport and installation of a torpedo pile mooring system, including mooring for flexible risers, umbilical for the Libra Consortium's…

Saipem Wins Contract to Install Pipeline off Italy

Aug 02, 2022

Italian energy industry services provider Saipem said it has secured a contract worth approximately €300 million for the transport and installation of an offshore gas pipeline offshore Italy.The E&C contract was awarded by Eni subsidiary Enimed…

Cadeler to Install Foundations at Ørsted's Hornsea 3 Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 01, 2022

Danish offshore wind installation contractor Cadeler on Monday said it has signed an agreement with Ørsted for the installation of offshore foundations at the Hornsea 3 offshore windfarm, off the east coast of the U.K.Scheduled to begin in 2026…

Subsea 7, Van Oord Ink Exxon Guyana Contract

Jul 28, 2022

Subsea 7 and Van Oord have been awarded a contract by ExxonMobil affiliate Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) for the Gas to Energy project offshore Guyana, in water depths of up to 1,450 metres.The scope covers the project management…

Saipem Wins $1.1B in Offshore Contracts in Guyana and Australia

Jan 11, 2022

Italian offshore oilfield services company Saipem has won $1.1 billion worth of offshore contracts in Australia and Guyana with Woodside and ExxonMobil, respectively.In Australia, Woodside has granted Saipem the Notice to Proceed (NTP) for a contract related to the Scarborough project…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Upgrades Brave Tern with 1600t Crane

Jan 04, 2022

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier (FOWIC) said it is upgrading another one of its vessels with a new larger crane to install foundations and all known next generation offshore wind turbines.The company announced on Tuesday it has executed a firm contract with Huisman for a second 1…

Hollandse Kust (zuid) Alpha Topside Installed in the North Sea

Dec 28, 2021

The offshore transformer station of the Hollandse Kust (zuid) Alpha platform is successfully installed on the jacket in the North Sea, about 20 kilometers off the coast of The Hague, on Sunday. The transformer station is one of the two topsides of the Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore grid…

Beach Energy Awards Thylacine Field Deal to DOF Subsea

Dec 17, 2021

Offshore vessel owner DOF Subsea Australia has secured a contract with oil and gas company Beach Energy for the Otway Offshore Phase 5 - transport and installation project in Australia.'After collecting all permanent equipment from vendors and transportation to the offshore site…

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