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Valaris Bags $466M in Rig Deals. CEO Sees 'Constructive Outlook' for Offshore Drilling Industry

Jul 06, 2022

Offshore drilling firm Valaris said this week it has recently secured offshore drilling contracts and extensions worth $466 million in total, with the majority of the new backlog filled by a $327 million drillship deal with Equinor in Brazil…

One-year Charter Extension for Solstad Offshore's CSV

Jul 06, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has secured a contract extension for its construction support vessel Normand Pacific.Italy-based Prysmian, whcih provides cables and systems for energy and telecommunications, has opted to extend the Normand Pacific contract by one year…

Deep Wind Offshore, East West Power to Collaborate on Offshore Wind Projects in S. Korea

Jun 30, 2022

Norwegian offshore wind company Deep Wind Offshore has signed an agreement with South Korea's East West Power, to collaborate on projects totalling more than 4GW of floating and bottom fixed offshore wind in South Korea.    'We are extremely excited to collaborate with EWP on these projects…

Offshore Wind Innovation Hub Launched in New York

Jun 09, 2022

Equinor and BP on Thursday announced the launch of a New York-based Offshore Wind Innovation Hub that they say will facilitate partnerships with start-ups that bring new technological solutions to the growing US offshore wind industry'The initiative…

DEME Offshore, Barge Master Develop Feeder Solution for U.S. Offshore Wind Farms

May 04, 2022

Belgian offshore installation firm Deme Offshore and Dutch company Barge Master, which specializes in offshore motion compensation systems, have partnered up to further develop a U.S. Jones Act-compliant feeder solution for the upcoming offshore wind projects in the U…

Norwind Offshore Orders Two More CSOVs from VARD

Apr 14, 2022

Norwind Offshore, a recently established offshore wind services firm in Norway, has awarded VARD contracts for the design and construction of two additional Commissioning Service Operations Vessels (CSOVs).Norway's Farstad, Volstad, and Kleven in October 2021 teamed up and formed Norwind Offshore…

Equinor, Naturgy Partner Up for Floating Wind Projects in Spain

Apr 06, 2022

Norwegian energy company Equinor has partnered up with Naturgy, with the two firms entering a development agreement prior to Spain’s first upcoming offshore wind auction off the coast of the Canary Islands.The Spanish government plans to develop up to 3 GW of offshore wind by 2030…

Worley Wins Offshore Wind Substation Engineering Gig with Keppel O&M

Mar 18, 2022

Australian engineering firm Worley has won awarded a contract with Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine for engineering services for the construction of two offshore substation platforms (OSS) for a wind farm project.'We'll provide detailed…

UK: Eleven Firms Win Offshore Wind Growth Partnership Grants

Feb 25, 2022

The UK-based Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) on Friday announced the winners of its first Innovation Grant Funding Competition in which eleven UK firms secured a share of OWGP's £3m Innovation Grant funding pot.Launched in September 2021…

Rem Offshore Buys PSV Quartet as Axe Falls on K-Line Offshore

Dec 17, 2021

Offshore vessel operator Rem Offshore said Friday it had agreed to buy four platform supply vessels from K-Line Offshore AS, which is set to be dissolved and cease to exist.K-Line Offshore, was established in Norway by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K” LINE) in 2007…

Siemens Gamesa's Turbines for Vattenfall's Danish Offshore Wind Projects

Dec 16, 2021

Siemens Gamesa, a company specializing in wind turbine construction, has received the green light from Vattenfall to build offshore wind turbines for the 344 MW Vesterhav offshore wind projects. As planned, the 176 MW Vesterhav Nord project will utilize 21 SG 8…

Shipping Firm MOL Teams Up with Flotation Energy to Build Floating Wind Farms in Japan

Dec 03, 2021

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has partnered up with Scotland-based floating wind specialist Flotation Energy to jointly evaluate offshore wind development opportunities in Japan. The agreement builds on the 2GW portfolio…

RWE Wins Rights to Build Thor, Denmark's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 01, 2021

Thor Wind Farm I/S, a consortium RWE AG, RWE Renewables GmbH, RWE Renewables Management UK Limited, has won the concession to build Thor offshore wind farm in Denmark, after Denmark held a lottery to decide the winner on Dec. 1.Thor offshore…

MMA Offshore Buys Stake in Taiwanese Survey Firm GAS to Target Offshore Wind Work

Nov 11, 2021

Australian offshore services firm MMA Offshore has acquired 49.9% of the shares in the Taiwanese survey company Global Aqua Survey Ltd to form a new joint venture, the MMA Global Aqua JV, which will target the quickly growing offshore wind sector in Taiwan…

Offshore Wind Vessel Firm Edda Wind Plans Oslo IPO

Nov 08, 2021

Offshore wind vessel company Edda Wind, owned by Wilhelmsen and Østensjø, on Monday announced plan to launch an offering of shares in the company and to apply for a listing on the Oslo Stock Exchange (the “IPO”).Based in Haugesund, Norway, Edda Wind develops…

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