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OPT to Deploy PowerBuoy in Monterey Bay

Feb 16, 2024

Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has received funding from California's Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) for the year-long deployment of a PowerBuoy in Monterey Bay.The PowerBuoy, integrating OPT's Maritime Domain Awareness System (MDAS) along…

Five Applicants Qualify for Norway’s Offshore Wind Auction

Feb 16, 2024

After a thorough review, the Norwegian government has approved five applicants for the upcoming offshore wind auction round for Sørlige Nordsjø II (Southern North Sea II).The consortia that qualified for the auction includes Aker Offshore Wind…

OEG Acquires Dutch Marine Services Company

Feb 16, 2024

OEG Energy Group has completed the acquisition of Marine Coordination Services (MSC), a provider of marine coordination and offshore project services based in the Netherlands, for an undisclosed consideration.MCS will join the OEG Renewables division…

Yokogawa Delivers Monitoring System for Japan’s 112MW Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 16, 2024

Yokogawa Electric Corporation has completed the design, supply, and commissioning of a remote operation and monitoring system for the offshore wind turbines and onshore facilities at the Ishikari Bay New Port Offshore Wind Farm.Supplied through its subsidiary Yokogawa Solution Service Corporation…

DOF’s Flagship Vessel Gets Contract Extension

Feb 16, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF Group has secured contract extension for its Skandi Africa vessel.The client, which DOF did not name, has exercised an extension option for the subsea service vessel, with the new commitment now running until February 2026…

Equinor Drills Dry Well in North Sea

Feb 16, 2024

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has drilled a dry exploration well in the North Sea offshore Norway.The exploration well 35/11-28 in the North Sea, part of 258 C license, has proved to be dry, according to the Norwegian Offshore Directorate.The…

TechnipFMC to Supply Subsea Systems for Shell’s Sparta Development

Feb 16, 2024

Oilfield services company TechnipFMC has been awarded a ‘substantial contract’ by Shell for the supply of subsea production systems for Sparta development in the Gulf of Mexico.This will be the first integrated engineering, procurement, construction…

US Issues Clean Air Permit to Empire Offshore Wind Project

Feb 15, 2024

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday, granted a Clean Air Act permit to New York's Empire Offshore Wind owned by Equinor.The permit was given after an air quality analysis showed federal air quality standards would not…

Weather Data Gathering Project Underway for US Offshore Wind

Feb 15, 2024

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have launched an 18-month initiative to gather extensive weather, ocean, and wildlife data near the sites of active offshore wind farms and lease areas off the coast of the Northeast United States…

Transocean Collects $326M in New Drilling Rig Deals

Feb 15, 2024

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has secured contracts for three of its drilling rigs – semi-submersible Transocean Barents and drillships Deepwater Skyros and Deepwater Invictus – worth approximately $326 million.In its quarterly fleet status report…

Saipem Gets Go-Ahead to Restart Pipelaying Ops Offshore Australia

Feb 15, 2024

Italian offshore services company Saipem has received an approval from the Australian regulator NOPSEMA to restart pipelaying operations at Woodside’s Scarborough gas field, following an offshore trunkline installation incident in late January 2024…

Aker Solutions and Principle Power Win 1GW Floating Wind FEED Contract

Feb 15, 2024

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partner (CIP) has awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract to Aker Solutions and Principle Power for floating offshore wind projects in South Korea.Haewoori floating offshore wind 2 and 3 projects…

Dolphin Drilling Starts Operating Two Semi-Sub Rigs Acquired from Transocean

Feb 15, 2024

Oslo-listed offshore drilling firm Dolphin Drilling has concluded final transfer of ownership from Transocean and started operating two semi-submersible drilling rigs - Paul B. Loyd, Jr. and Transocean Leader.The agreement to acquire the rigs was made in June 2023…

SubseaPartner Secures Diving Intervention Contract with Equinor

Feb 15, 2024

Norwegian diving contractor SubseaPartner has secured a long-term frame agreement with energy giant Equinor for diving intervention services.The frame agreement centers on contingency preparedness for Equinor as the main user along with 23 other…

Fugro Sets Up South Korea Base for Offshore Renewables

Feb 15, 2024

Dutch survey company Fugro has opened a new office South Korea, dubbed ‘Fugro UST21’, as part of a joint venture with South Korean marine technology company UST21.Based in Incheon, the new office will provide geo-data solutions for South Korea’s growing offshore renewable energy sector…

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