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Study: Green Hydrogen Imports Feasible Solution for Belgium's Climate Efforts

Jan 27, 2021

A study published Wednesday by the Belgian hydrogen import coalition – a collaboration between DEME, ENGIE, Exmar, Fluxys, Port of Antwerp, Port of Zeebrugge, and WaterstofNet – has found that importing green hydrogen from abroad is is both…

Stena Drilling Finds UKCS Work for Stena Don Semi-sub

Jan 25, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Stena Drilling has signed a drilling contract for its Stena Don semi-submersible drilling rig with the oilfield services giant Petrofac.Stena Drilling said in a social media post on Monday that the drilling operations were due to start in July…

Russian Pipelaying Vessels En Route to Nord Stream 2 Work Site

Jan 22, 2021

Russian pipe-laying and other vessels are heading to Nord Stream 2 pipeline construction sites in the Baltic Sea, ship tracking data showed on Friday, amid U.S. pressure to scrap the project that aims to pump more Russian gas to Europe.Work on Nord Stream 2 pipeline…

Four Firms Looking to Develop Green Hydrogen Hub in Hamburg

Jan 22, 2021

Shell, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Vattenfall, and municipal company Wärme Hamburg are planning to jointly produce hydrogen from wind and solar power at the Hamburg-Moorburg power plant site and utilize it in its vicinity.  In addition…

German Regulator Awaits Details for Complaints Against Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Jan 22, 2021

Construction work on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline could be stopped for an indefinite period in German waters but opponents still need to give detailed reasons to justify the halt, Germany's federal maritime regulator BSH said on Thursday.Two…

Germany Surpassed Its Offshore Wind Targets in 2020

Jan 20, 2021

Germany boosted its offshore wind power capacity last year, topping its own targets, as Europe's largest economy drives its push into renewables, data from grid company TenneT GmbH showed on Wednesday.The Berlin government has raised offshore capacity targets to 20…

Oil Rises Above $56 on U.S. Stimulus Hopes ahead of Biden Inauguration

Jan 20, 2021

Oil rose above $56 a barrel on Wednesday, supported by expectations the new U.S. administration will deliver massive stimulus spending that would lift demand, as well as by OPEC curbs and forecasts of a drop in U.S. crude inventories.U.S. Treasury…

Ørsted Reaches FID on Green Hydrogen Project in Denmark

Jan 20, 2021

Danish offshore wind farm developer Ørsted has taken a final investment decision on the renewable hydrogen demonstration project at Avedøre Holme in Copenhagen, which will use offshore wind energy to produce green hydrogen.The project is expected…

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Vessel Bound for Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Jan 20, 2021

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on a ship involved in building the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to take Russian natural gas to Europe, as the Trump administration sought to raise pressure on the project on its last full day in office…

Germany: Fugro to Provide Consultancy Services for Suedlink Powerline Works

Jan 19, 2021

Dutch geotechnical survey services firm Fugro has secured a geotechnical and water consulting contract with Vössing Engineers to support the route planning, permitting, and installation of 106 km of underground power cables on Section 2 of Germany’s new Suedlink powerline…

Germany 'Regrets' U.S. Plan to Sanction Vessel Linked to Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Jan 19, 2021

The United States has informed Germany that it plans to impose sanctions on a Russian pipe-laying ship involved in construction of the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany, the German Economy Ministry said on Monday…

US Plans to Sanction Russian Vessel Involved in Nord Stream 2

Jan 18, 2021

The United States has told European allies it plans to impose sanctions on a Russian pipe-laying ship, 'Fortuna', involved in construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany, German business daily Handelsblatt reported on Monday…

Germany's Switch from Coal to Renewables: Gap to be Filled by Offshore Wind

Jan 18, 2021

German high-voltage grid operator Amprion is confident the country's planned switch to renewable energy can be mastered by its network, it said on Monday, rejecting claims that power supply could be at risk.Coal importers group VDKi last Friday…

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline: Prep Work for Works in Danish Waters Can Go Ahead

Jan 18, 2021

The Russia-led Nord Stream 2 (NS2) consortium on Friday said preparatory work to complete the subsea gas pipeline to Germany in Danish waters can go ahead, pointing to the latest notifications by the Danish Maritime Authority.Denmark's Nautiskinformation…

SEACOR Marine Completes Sale of Windcat to CMB

Jan 15, 2021

New York-listed offshore vessel owner SEACOR Marine has completed the previously announced sale of its offshore crew transfer subsidiary Windcat Workboats to the Belgian shipping and logistics group Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB).Windcat is headquartered in Lowestoft…

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