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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…

Wave Energy Firm Opens Aberdeen Office to Meet Demand from Oil & Gas Industry

Oct 19, 2021

Wave energy firm Mocean Energy said Tuesday it has opened a new dedicated office in Aberdeen to meet rising oil and gas industry interest in the decarbonization of North Sea assets.The Edinburgh-based firm is working to develop a wave energy…

Sentinel Subsea Attracts Investment for Subsea Well Monitoring Tech

Oct 18, 2021

Passive well integrity monitoring firm Sentinel Subsea has secured an investment from Alba Equity and Scottish Enterprise as it continues to develop its technology for the monitoring of subsea wells.Founded in 2018, Sentinel Subsea has developed WellSentinel…

Fugro Supports Saipem's Construction Work at BP's Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Project

Oct 11, 2021

Italian energy industry services firm Saipem has awarded Fugro a monitoring contract to support the construction of an LNG jetty for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim field offshore Senegal/Mauritania.Starting in December, Fugro will deploy its InclinoCam…

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…

UTEC Deploys iXblue's Subsea Positioning Technology on Ultra-deep Water Project

Oct 07, 2021

Offshore survey services company UTEC, an Acteon subsidiary, has deployed iXblue new subsea positioning technology on 'a world-class' ultra-deepwater field development project in Africa, with depths below 2,000 meters.According to iXblue, its sparse LBL solution…

Aker Offshore Wind Plans to Deploy Scotland’s First Offshore Wind Underwater Substation

Oct 07, 2021

Norway-based firm Aker Offshore Wind plans to utilize Scotland’s first offshore wind underwater substation as part of its bids for major offshore wind farms.'The multi-million subsea innovation would be developed, manufactured, and supplied…

Floating Dreams: Portugal Bets on Offshore Wind, Solar Farms

Sep 28, 2021

From a colossal wind farm floating amid choppy ocean waves to hundreds of solar panels on the surface of a dammed reservoir, Portugal is exploring innovative ways to boost renewable energy.Mass use of such projects may still be too pricey, but…

Fugro Wraps Large Site Survey Work at TotalEnergies' Offshore Block in Suriname

Sep 27, 2021

Dutch offshore survey services firm Fugro said Monday it had completed fieldwork on a site investigation program at TotalEnergies' Block 58 offshore Suriname.The project sits approximately 150 km offshore in water depths ranging from 60 m to…

UK and Norway Sign Deal On New Power Interconnector

Sep 17, 2021

Britain and Norway on Thursday signed a bilateral treaty on electricity interconnection to help formalize power trading between the two countries, Britain's ministry for business and energy (BEIS) said.The agreement comes ahead of the start…

VIDEO: Installation of Innovative Floating Wind Turbine Foundation - TetraSpar

Sep 15, 2021

Offshore vessel operator and installation services firm Bourbon Subsea Services has recently completed the installation of the 3.6 MW TetraSpar floating wind turbine prototype at a test site in Norway.The TetraSpar Demo project is developed by Stiesdal Offshore Technology…

Busy Summer for Pipeline Tech Firm STATS Group

Sep 15, 2021

Pipeline technology company STATS Group said Monday it had completed the largest number of simultaneous pipeline isolation projects in its 23- year history.STATS said that it had, during the 2021 summer shutdown season, supported six separate Tecno Plug isolation deployments in the UK North Sea…

Tendeka Secures $30M in New Contracts

Sep 15, 2021

Completions specialist Tendeka has said it has secured more than $30million worth of international contracts within the last quarter which will cover the next three years.'In addition to this unplanned revenue, the company has won long-term…

Flotant Validates Dynamic Cable Concept for Floating Wind Projects

Sep 09, 2021

EUHorizon 2020-backed Flotant project has successfully validated an innovative dynamic cable concept for deepwater floating wind projects, unlocking the potential for greater wind power resources at lower cost.The project consortium aims to…

Unique Group Partners Up with GoSubsea in Norway

Sep 08, 2021

UAE-based subsea equipment maker Unique Group has appointed GoSubsea, a recently formed subsea equipment and service firm based in Norway, as its survey equipment agent for the Scandinavian region. The agreement will see GoSubsea offer a full…

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