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World's Largest: Kincardine Floating Wind Farm Fully Operational

Oct 19, 2021

Kincardine floating offshore wind farm, located 15 km off the coast of Aberdeenshire, is now fully operational, Principle Power, a company that designed the 50MW wind farm's semi-submersible foundations, said Tuesday.The project, the world's largest of the type, consists of five Vestas V164-9.5 MW and one V80-2 MW turbine, each installed on WindFloat semi-submersible platforms designed by Principle Power…

Charter Extension for Solstad's Platform Supplier

2 hours ago

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured a contract extension for one of its platform supply vessels.In a brief statement on Wednesday, Solstad said that the one-year charter extension had been awarded to its 94,2-meter-long PSV Normand Server…

Regulator Lays Charges Over 2018 Canada Oil Spill

Oct 19, 2021

The Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board said on Tuesday that it has laid three charges following a 2018 oil spill off Canada's Atlantic Coast.The board said it laid the charges against Husky Oil Operations Limited for the spill in the White Rose Field…

Long-term Contracts with Petrobras for Subsea 7 PLSV Trio

Oct 19, 2021

Subsea 7 has announced a very large award by Petrobras for new long-term day-rate contracts for the pipelay support vessels (PLSV) Seven Waves, Seven Rio and Seven Sun.The offshore installation services firm said Tuesday that the contracts were worth between $500 million and $750 million in total…

Incident Reported During Construction of Seaway 7's Alfa Lift Vessel in China

Oct 18, 2021

Update: The article was updated on Wednesday, October 10, to include a statement by the crane manufacturer Liebherr.Offshore wind installation company Seaway 7 said Monday there had been an incident during the construction of its Alfa Lift offshore wind foundation installation vessel…

Equinor, BP JV Picks Vestas' Giant 15MW Turbines for New York Offshore Wind Projects

Oct 18, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker will deliver its giant 15MW wind turbines for Equinor and BP joint venture's offshore wind farms in New York.Vestas said Monday that, Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP,  had named it as the preferred turbine supplier for the 2…

Mermaid Subsea Services Buys 50% Stake in Offshore Construction Vessel Millennium 3

Oct 18, 2021

Thai-based offshore services company Mermaid Subsea Services has agreed to buy a 50% ownership share in the Millennium 3 offshore construction vessel from PT David Marine for $16 million.The Millennium 3 is a DP2 construction support vessel…

"THE RIG" - Saudi Arabia Launches Offshore Platform Inspired Tourism & Entertainment Project

Oct 17, 2021

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund, announced on Saturday the launch of 'THE RIG', which it said would be the world's first tourism destination on offshore platforms.The fund, the engine of Crown Prince Mohammed…

Gladding-Hearn to Build Hybrid-electric CTV for Mayflower Wind

Oct 14, 2021

U.S. offshore wind farm developer Mayflower Wind announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement with Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding/Duclos Corporation of Somerset, Mass. for the specification, design and manufacture of a Jones Act-compliant…

VIDEO: Guyana-bound Prosperity FPSO Enters Drydock in Singapore

Oct 14, 2021

The hull of the Prosperity FPSO has recently arrived from China where it was built to Singapore where Keppel will mate it with topside modules, after which the vessel will set sail for Guyana, to become the South American country's third FPSO in production…

US Aims to Hold Up to Seven Offshore Wind Auctions by 2025

Oct 13, 2021

The United States plans to hold up to seven offshore wind auctions in the next four years and will extend its ambitions to areas that have yet to be developed such as off the coast of California and in the Gulf of Mexico, a Biden administration official said on Wednesday…

VIDEO: SBM Offshore's LNG2Wire Floater Concept

Oct 12, 2021

SBM Offshore, one of the world's largest suppliers of floating, production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessels for the offshore oil industry, is looking at ways to diversify its offering, with a more dominant role predicted for gas in the future…

Southern California: Beaches to Reopen After Offshore Oil Spill

Oct 11, 2021

Beaches in a southern California city that were shut because of an oil spill last week are set to reopen on Monday morning, authorities said in a statement.City and state beaches of Huntington Beach city will reopen as water quality testing…

Crowley Opens Rhode Island Office to Support Offshore Wind Ops

Oct 08, 2021

Crowley Maritime Corporation on Thursday opened a new Rhode Island office for its New Energy division, to advance the development and operation of offshore wind energy installations.The new office, the opening of which was announced by Crowley and Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee…

World's First: Wärtsila, Eidesvik to Equip OSV with Ammonia-fueled Combustion Engine

Oct 08, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik and Finland-based marine equipment manufacturer Wartsila are going to convert an offshore supply vessel (OSV) to operate with an ammonia-fuelled combustion engine with the required fuel supply and safety system…

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