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Subsea Tech: Taking 3D Printing to the Seabed

6 hours ago

Underwater pipeline repair is an unavoidable and also fairly intensive activity within the offshore industry. There’s a lot of it on the seabed, some of it is old and/or subject to corrosive substances and even damage by anchor or trawler gear…

X1 Wind Expands Leadership Team

Aug 03, 2021

Floating offshore wind company X1 Wind announced a series of new appointments aiming to help accelerate full-scale commercial operations. New additions to the team include Strategy and Business Development Director João Neves, Mechanical Engineer Javier G…

Subsea 7 Takes Majority Stake in Floating Wind Tech Player

Aug 02, 2021

Offshore services firm Subsea 7 on Monday revealed has reached a deal to acquire a majority interest in the equity of Nautilus Floating Solutions S.L., a Bilbao, Spain-based developer of technology for the floating wind market.Nautilus has developed…

TetraSpar Floating Wind Demonstrator Reaches Test Site in Norway

Jul 30, 2021

The TetraSpar floating wind foundation, developed by Stiesdal Offshore Technology, has arrived at the Marine Energy Test Centre, near Stavanger, southeast Norway. The foundations have been fitted with a 3.6MW wind turbine.The news was shared…

BOEM Seeks Public Input on Offshore Wind Areas off California

Jul 29, 2021

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has moved a step forward towards advancing the federal wind leasing process offshore California.BOEM said Wednesday it would publish a Call for Information and Nominations…

VIDEO: Subsea UK and the Creation of the “Global Underwater Hub”

Jul 28, 2021

Subsea UK is embarking on a new adventure as The Global Underwater Hub, a new organization with already nearly $18 million in funding. ‘The Hub’ aims to leverage the UK’s strong maritime heritage, as well as its underwater expertise that transcends offshore defense and research…

FPSO Giant SBM Offshore Wins Seabed Rights for UK Floating Wind Project

Jul 27, 2021

SBM Offshore, one of the world's largest FPSO leasing firms in the oil and gas sector, has, via a joint venture, moved a step closer towards securing rights for a floating wind farm project in the Celtic Sea, off the coast of Wales in the UK…

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…

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…

Océole: New Floating Wind Player Formed in France

Jul 20, 2021

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has teamed up with RES and Green Giraffe to form Océole, a company dedicated to developing floating offshore wind in France. Océole will evaluate and work towards submitting bids in the upcoming floating offshore wind tenders held by the French government…

California is Planning Floating Wind Farms to Boost its Power Supply – Here’s How They Work

Jul 20, 2021

Northern California has some of the strongest offshore winds in the U.S., with immense potential to produce clean energy. But it has a problem. Its continental shelf drops off quickly, making building traditional wind turbines directly on the seafloor costly if not impossible…

South Korean Shipbuilder Eyes Floating Wind Opportunities

Jul 20, 2021

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries is joining the offshore wind industry through the development of an independent offshore wind floater model able to operate in extreme marine environments.The company said Monday it had received Approval in Principle (AiP) for its 9…

Saipem Launches Offshore Tech for Green Hydrogen Production

Jul 19, 2021

Italian oilfield and renewables services provider Saipem on Monday launched a technological solution for the offshore production of green hydrogen and the conversion of oil & gas facilities called SUISO.'SUISO combines various renewable energy sources such as floating wind…

Equinor Tables Bid for Floating Wind Lease in Scotland

Jul 19, 2021

Norwegian energy firm Equinor on Monday confirmed it had filed a bid for floating offshore wind in ScotWind, the competitive tender offshore wind seabed leasing round being undertaken by Crown Estate Scotland. The deadline for applications ended Friday…

px Group to Support Cerulean Winds' Hydrogen Sites

Jul 19, 2021

Green infrastructure developer Cerulean Winds, which wants to build 200-turbine floating wind and hydrogen project in Scotland, has signed an agreement with px Group, the UK-based operator of large-scale industrial facilities.Cerulean in June filed plans to develop a $14 billion…

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