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Havfram, J.P. Morgan to Order 'Series' of Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Nov 23, 2021

Institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Global Alternatives, in cooperation with Norwegian offshore services firm Havfram, have signed a letter of intent with China's CIMC-Raffles to build 'a series of next-generation, state-of-the-art wind turbine installation vessels (“WTIV”).'The jack-up installation units will be offered for market entry in 2024, Havfram said.The first vessels will be built at CIMC-Raffle’s Yantai yard in China for delivery in 2024…

Improved Dayrates: GMS Scores Extensions for Two Jack-ups

Nov 12, 2021

GMS, a provider of self‐propelled, self‐elevating support vessels for the offshore energy industry, has won two contract extensions for its jack-ups.GMS said Thursday the contracts were for a K and S Class vessel and on improved dayrates.'The…

Cadeler, Ørsted Firm Up German Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Deal

Nov 11, 2021

Offshore wind installation services company Cadeler has signed a firm contract with Ørsted for a wind turbine installation vessel to be used on Ørsted’s two German offshore wind projects, Gode Wind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3.The firm contract…

Noble Corp. Shareholder to Vote Against Maersk Drilling Merger

Nov 10, 2021

Following the announcement of a proposed merger between offshore drillers Maersk Drilling and Noble Corporation on Wednesday, a Noble shareholder said it would vote against the deal.The combination is a primarily all-stock transaction where…

VIDEO: Offshore Drilling Firm Velesto Orders Chela Cranes from NOV

Nov 04, 2021

Velesto Drilling, a Malaysia-based offshore drilling company, has ordered two Chela cranes from NOV's Gusto MSC, to be installed on a jack-up drilling rig.NOV said that the deal marked the first two orders for the 'new and cost-competitive version' of the Crane - the Chela Twins…

GMS Bags Work for Two Jack-ups

Oct 21, 2021

GMS, a provider of self‐propelled, self‐elevating support vessels for the offshore energy industries has secured a 12-month or an E Class vessel with an unamed engineering, procurement and construction cliane in the MENA region.The contract is due to start at the end of December 2021…

Van Oord Hires Cadeler to Assist with Hollandse Kust Noord Offshore Wind Farm Work

Oct 12, 2021

Dutch marine contractor Van Oord has selected Danish offshore installation specialist Cadeler to assist it with executing the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project in the Netherlands.Hollandse Kust Noord will be completed in 2023 and will have 69 x 11MW turbines…

Seadrill Says Its Reorganization Plan Accepted by Creditors, Shareholders

Oct 11, 2021

Offshore drilling company Seadrill said all voting classes of stakeholders accepted its reorganization plan, including all 12 credit facilities and general unsecured creditors and shareholders, labeling the result as an important step to Chapter 11 emergence…

Cadeler's Wind Osprey Jack-up Selected for German Offshore Wind Projects

Oct 08, 2021

Danish offshore wind installation firm Cadeler has been chosen as a preferred supplier of wind turbine generator installation vessels by Ørsted for the combined Gode Wind 3 & Borkum Riffgrund 3 projects in the German North Sea.The award covers…

Offshore Drilling Rigs Eyed for LNG Conversion

Sep 24, 2021

Aberdeen-based offshore rig inspection company ADC Energy has said it has won a contract with an unnamed U.S.-based LNG company to help it identify and select offshore drilling rigs suitable for conversion for LNG operations.According to ADC Energy…

North Star Renewables Names SOV Operations Director

Jul 26, 2021

Aberdeen-based offshore wind vessel firm North Star Renewables has named Steve Myers as SOV operations director.As part of this newly created role, Myers, who most recently worked for wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewables, will oversee…

TotalEnergies Books Shelf Drilling Jack-up for Nigerian Drilling Campaign

Jun 29, 2021

Oslo-listed drilling firm Shelf Drilling has secured a contract for the Baltic jack-up rig with TotalEnergies in Nigeria.TotalEnergies local subsidiary Total E&P Nigeria Limited will use the jack-up drilling rig for five wells, plus extension options…

NOV to Equip Eneti's New WTIV

Jun 22, 2021

NOV announced it has been awarded contracts for the design and the supply of equipment for a wind turbine installation jack-up vessel (WTIV) being built for Eneti. The new offshore wind player Eneti, formerly known as Scorpio Bulkers, ordered…

New Contracts Drive Maersk Drilling to Upgrade Financial Guidance for 2021

May 19, 2021

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling on Wednesday upgraded its financial guidance for the year 2021, on the back of improved contracting performance.'Maersk Drilling continues to demonstrate strong commercial and operational performance…

Ineos Books Maersk Resolve Drilling Rig for UKCS Project

May 17, 2021

Ineos Oil & Gas UK has hired Maersk Drilling's harsh-environment jack-up rig Maersk Resolve for drilling and hydraulic stimulation at the Breagh Alpha A11 well in block 42/13 of the UK North Sea. The contract is scheduled to start in the third quarter of 2021…

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