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Large Offshore Hydrogen Park in Germany Moves Step Closer

Jul 23, 2021

Norwegian energy firm Equinor, with its partners RWE, Shell, and Gasunie signed a declaration of intent to further intensify their collaboration on the AquaSector project -  which aims to build Germany's first large-scale offshore hydrogen park.The project's goal is to demonstrate that in Germany offshore-based hydrogen production enables an efficient, cost-effective, and sustainable way to produce green hydrogen…

Ocean Winds, DISA Plan to Build Floating Wind Farms in Canary Islands

Jul 23, 2021

Offshore wind developer Ocean Winds and DISA Group, a renewable electricity generation firm in the Canary Islands, have teamed up to develop offshore wind farms in the Canary Islands.Ocean Winds, formed last year as a joint venture between EDP Renewables and Engie…

Van Oord to Install Cables, Foundations at Offshore Wind Farm in Germany

Jul 23, 2021

Spanish renewables giant Iberdrola has awarded Dutch offshore installation company Van Oord a contract for the offshore installation works at the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany.Van Oord will transport and install the foundations at the Baltic Sea project and ensure the supply…

Metec to Protect Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm from Corrosion

Jul 23, 2021

Metec UK, a company based in South Tyneside, England, has won two multi-million pound contracts to protect the giant 3.6GW Dogger Bank wind farm from corrosion.Metec UK manufactures sacrificial anodes for the long-term protection of steel jackets…

Wärtsilä Thrusters for Chinese Offshore Wind Vessels

Jul 23, 2021

Finland's marine engine and equipment maker Wärtsilä said Friday it would deliver the steerable and tunnel thrusters for two new wind farm turbine installation vessels being built for the China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC), a China state-owned power company…

Red Rock Cranes for Dogger Bank-bound SOVs

Jul 23, 2021

Norway-based crane maker Red Rock has won a contract with shipbuilder Vard to deliver equipment for three service offshore vessels (SOVs) Vard is building in Vietnam for the UK-based shipowner North Star Renewables. The vessels will be operating…

An Industry-First: ABS Reviews Oil States' Deep-sea Mineral Riser System

Jul 22, 2021

In what has been described as an industry first, ABS has design reviewed a deep-sea mineral riser system capable of reaching more than 6,000 meters beneath the sea surface.Developed by Oil States Industries (OSI), the Merlin Deepsea Riser System…

Insight: Siemens Energy's $5.9B Wind Power Problem

Jul 22, 2021

Siemens Gamesa’s profit warning last week served as a painful reminder for Christian Bruch, CEO of parent Siemens Energy, that there’s a big difference between owning a majority stake in an asset and having full control.Siemens Energy holds 67% in Spanish-listed Siemens Gamesa…

Scottish Offshore Wind Lease Sale Attracts 74 Bids for 15 Areas

Jul 22, 2021

Companies vying for rights to develop wind farms off the coast of Scotland, as part of the ScotWind seabed lease sale, have file 74 applications by July 16 deadline.Crown Estate Scotland today confirmed that 74 applications have been received…

DeepOcean Books Solstad CSV

Jul 22, 2021

Norway-based offshore support vessel firm Solstad Offshore has won a charter deal for its construction support vessel Normand Jarstein.The contract is with the subsea services firm DeepOcean AS.The Normand Jarstein vessel (ex-Rem Pioneer) will support DeepOcean`s IMR…

Brazil: Equinor Hires Floatel Accommodation Rig for Peregrino Maintenance

Jul 22, 2021

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has chartered Floatel International's offshore accommodation rig Floatel Victory.Equinor will use the semi-submersible flotel for maintenance and safety services alongside the Peregrino FPSO offshore Brazil.The…

Baker Hughes Earnings Hit by Restructuring Charges

Jul 21, 2021

Shares of energy services firm Baker Hughes slipped on Wednesday after reporting second-quarter results that fell short of Wall Street estimates as it shifts its business to technology and services that help customers transition to a lower-carbon world…

Neptune Energy Hires Fugro for Cygnus Subsea Work

Jul 21, 2021

Dutch seabed survey services firm Fugro has won a subsea inspection contract with the oil and gas company Neptune Energy at the Cygnus gas field in the UK North Sea.As part of the contract, Fugro will employ its specialized survey technology to inspect the subsea infrastructure…

Iberdrola Plans Offshore Wind Spinoff

Jul 21, 2021

Iberdrola is looking to new markets to help fuel growth and could even consider spinning off its offshore wind business to raise funds, the global wind power group said on Wednesday.In first-half results, Europe's biggest wind power group said…

Harbour Energy Delays North Sea Field Start-Up as Platform Issues Found

Jul 21, 2021

London-listed oil and gas Harbour Energy has hit a snag with the start-up of its Tolmount offshore gas field in the UK North Sea, as electrical systems issues were found during the testing of the recently delivered offshore platform. The start-up…

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