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"You're gonna need a bigger crane..."

Aug 30, 2023

Offshore wind turbines are reaching new heights both literally (meters), and figuratively (megawatts). As the demand for larger turbines surges, so do the challenges faced by offshore installation contractors, which need to come up with bigger vessels…

Balmoral Adapts Buoyancy Solutions for Offshore Wind

Aug 22, 2023

Offshore energy supply chain company, Balmoral, has transitioned some of its proven buoyancy and protection solutions for use in the fixed and floating offshore wind sector.A recent multi-million pound contract award for a fixed wind cable protection…

Ampelmann Inks Second Contract for New Ulstein CSOVs

Aug 21, 2023

Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann announced it has signed a new contract to build two more W-type systems for Ulstein, on behalf of one of Germany’s major shipowners. This is Ampelmann's second contract with Ulstein to provide an integrated gangway system on two new vessels…

Reygar's Tech Helps HST Marine's Hybrid CTVs to Lower Emissions and Boost Efficiency

Aug 09, 2023

Swansea-based HST Marine, a Purus Wind company, is using Reygar’s BareFLEET technology to understand and report on the performance of its hybrid Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs), and reduce emissions.The company currently has four hybrid CTVs in operation with three more soon to enter service…

Japan's KEPCO Becomes Co-Investor in DemoSATH Floating Wind Project

Aug 01, 2023

The Japanese utility Kansai Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) has signed an agreement with Spanish offshore engineering firm Saitec Offshore Technologies to join the DemoSATH floating wind technology project as a strategic partner and co-investor…

Brunvoll to Deliver Propulsion System of New Green Fuel SOV

Jul 18, 2023

Danish offshore vessel owner ESVAGT and Norwegian ship designer HAV Design have selected Brunvoll as the supplier of a propulsion and maneuvering system for another Service Operations Vessel (SOV). The delivery will be a repeat of the contracted vessel from last year…

MAN Energy Solutions Sells Gas Turbine Business

Jun 21, 2023

MAN Energy Solutions has announced the sale of its gas turbine business to China’s CSIC Longjiang GH Gas Turbine.CSIC Longjiang GH Gas Turbine (GHGT) develops small and medium-sized gas turbines in a 5 to 50 MW range as well as high performance and combustion technologies…

Partners Developing Solution for CTV Electrification Refits

Jun 09, 2023

Shift Clean Energy (Shift), Ecomar Propulsion and Aluminium Marine Consultants have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate and develop a retrofit package to electrify and transform existing crew transfer vessels (CTVs) and workboats into environmentally friendly marine vessels…

Ulmatec to Deliver Gangway for Another Jones Act Offshore Wind Vessel

Jun 06, 2023

Norway-based gangway supplier Ulmatec has secured a contract to supply a 32-meter motion-compensated gangway and logistics support systems for the next US-built Jones Act service operation vessel.This 260-foot vessel will be built for Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) by North American Shipbuilding…

Sperry Marine to Deliver Navigation Systems for SAL Heavy Lift's New Vessels

Jun 06, 2023

Sperry Marine has secured the contract to deliver complete navigation systems including its VisionMaster Net bridge, NAVIGAT gyrocompass, and NAVIPILOT 4500N autopilot for four vessels under construction for SAL Heavy Lift at WuHu shipyard, China…

ABB Secures Large Tech Order for Two Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Jun 05, 2023

ABB said Monday it had secured a large order from Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd., to deliver an integrated bridge-to-propeller technology for Havfram Wind’s two new NG20000X-HF Wind Turbine Installation Vessels (WTIVs). The vessels will be…

Rem Offshore Chooses Vard Electro's SeaQ Integrated Bridge for New CSOV Vessel

May 31, 2023

Vard Electro’s SeaQ Integrated Bridge solution is being implemented in the offshore wind sector for the first time, following installation on Rem Offshore’s newbuild construction service operation vessel (CSOV) Rem Power to assist in optimizing environmental performance…

ABB's Whale's Tail-inspired Propulsion Concept Aims to Cut Marine Industry's Fuel Consumption, Emissions

May 31, 2023

ABB on Wednesday introduced what it said was a concept representing 'revolutionary propulsion system breaking new ground for efficiency in the marine industry, inspired by the dynamic motions of a whale’s tail.' The innovative concept is called ABB Dynafin…

SMST to Provide 'World's Largest' 3D Motion Compensated Cranes for Windcat Offshore's CSOVs

May 09, 2023

Dutch offshore equipment supplier SMST has been awarded a contract by Damen Shipyards to deliver two sets of mission equipment for the two newbuild Elevation Series CSOVs for Windcat Offshore. SMST will deliver a gangway combined with access…

Edda Wind Orders MacGregor Gangway for Offshore Wind Vessel

Apr 27, 2023

Deck machinery specialist MacGregor has received an order from offshore wind vessel owner Edda Wind to equip one of its vessels with a walk-to-work system.The SOV vessel, to be delivered in the third quarter of 2024, will be equipped with MacGregor’s all-electric walk-to-work gangway Horizon…

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