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Gazelle Wind Power's Floating Wind Platform Gets DNV Nod

Sep 15, 2021

Classification Society DNV has granted Gazelle Wind Power a statement of feasibility for its hybrid floating wind platform with, what Gazelle says is, a first-of-its-kind mobile mooring system. Gazelle says that its system combines the best features of tension-leg and semi-submersible platforms while eliminating most of the drawbacks, enabling wind farms to be placed in deep waters as far out as 400 meters…

Scana's Seasystems to Provide Mooring Solution for World's First Floating Tidal Energy Array

Oct 08, 2021

Scana’s subsidiary Seasystems has secured a contract for the mooring of the world’s first floating tidal energy array,  the Pempa’q In-stream Tidal Energy Project in Minas Passage in Nova Scotia, Canada. When completed, the project run by Scottish…

Mooring Solutions Firm Acquires New Facility, Plans Floating Wind Shift

Sep 10, 2021

Mooring solutions company Mooreast Asia has acquired an upgraded water-front facility in Singapore that will more than double its capacity.The company said the move was part of its plan to shift towards offshore renewable energy, particularly floating wind farms…

Imenco Launches Offshore Mooring Chain Corrosion Protection Tech

Sep 07, 2021

Imenco Corrosion Technology (ICT), a division of Imenco, has launched what it says is a transformational mooring chain cathodic protection technology, named Pacu.Initially designed for deployment on FPSO mooring chains, the system, Imenco says…

COTCO Hires Maersk Supply Service for FSO Mooring System Maintenance

Sep 02, 2021

Cameroon Oil Transportation Company (COTCO) has awarded Maersk Supply Service a mooring system maintenance project contract for a Floating Storage and Offloading unit offshore Cameroon.The contract is for the second phase of the mooring maintenance…

SBM Offshore's AI Mooring Monitoring Tool Gets ABS' Stamp of Approval

Jul 15, 2021

SBM Offshore, a Dutch company best known for its FPSO leasing business, has developed an artificial intelligence-powered mooring lines monitoring solution which has now received new technology qualification from classification society ABS.The…

Fugro, Partners Design Mooring Line Fatigue Tracker for Floating Wind Turbines

Jun 14, 2021

Dutch offshore services company Fugro, in partnership with AS Mosley and the University of Strathclyde, has designed a real-time mooring line fatigue tracker for offshore floating wind turbines, minimizing the need for in-person inspections…

Technip Energies Hires Havfram for Tortue Ahmeyim FPSO Work

Jun 10, 2021

Norwegian offshore services company Havfram, previously known as Ocean Installer, has won a contract with Technip Energies in Africa.The contract is for the pre-installation and subsequent hook-up of the subsea mooring system for a natural gas…

Offshore Mooring: Delmar Systems Acquires Vryhof

May 24, 2021

U.S.-based offshore mooring services firm Delmar Systems on Monday announced the acquisition of the Dutch-based rival Vryhof, consisting of Deep Sea Mooring and Vryhof Anchors. The combined company, with its global footprint and enhanced asset portfolio…

Genesis, UMass Team Up to Develop Floating Wind Mooring System

May 13, 2021

Genesis, an engineering services subsidiary of Technip Energies, teamed up with the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (UMass), to jointly develop shallow water floating offshore wind concept funded by The National Offshore Wind Research and…

BW Offshore Taps NOV's APL for Barossa FPSO STP System

May 11, 2021

FPSO specialist BW Offshore has awarded NOV's APL a contract to supply a large submerged turret production (STP) system for the FPSO to be deployed at Santos' Barossa gas and condensate field located offshore of Australia.The Barossa field is…

Fugro Assisting Jumbo with Mero 1 Offshore Work in Brazil

Apr 21, 2021

Dutch offshore services provider Fugro has won a deal with offshore transportation and installation firm Jumbo Maritime to provide providing positioning and construction support services on the Mero 1 deepwater field development, offshore Brazil…

SOFEC Delivers Goods for FPSO Miamte MV34

Mar 02, 2021

Mooring systems provider SOFEC has informed that it has delivered the Upper Tower and Mooring Support & Yoke Structures for MODEC’sFPSO Miamte MV34 which will be deployed for Eni in Mexico.SOFEC was awarded a contract by MODEC in October 2018…

Mooring Solutions Firm FMS Bolsters Survey and Positioning Services

Feb 16, 2021

Aberdeen-based offshore energy mooring solutions provider First Marine Solutions (FMS), said Tuesday it had invested in a new office and workshop premises to bolster its survey and positioning services. It has also made new appointments.The…

SOFEC Cuts First Steel for Sangomar FPSO Turret

Jan 05, 2021

Mooring systems provider SOFEC has cut the first steel for the turret mooring system being built for the Senegal-bound Sangomar field FPSO.SOFEC is responsible for all engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) activities related to the…

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