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Petrobras, SBM Offshore Sign LoI for Giant Búzios Field FPSO

Feb 25, 2021

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has signed a letter of intent with Dutch FPSO supplier SBM Offshore for the delivery of an FPSO to be deployed in the Búzios field in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.SBM Offshore will be responsible for the engineering…

Malaysia: Icon Offshore Clinches Drilling Contract with Petrofac

Feb 04, 2021

Oilfield services firm Petrofac has awarded Icon Offshore a contract for the supply of a jack-up drilling rig for drilling at the PM304 block offshore Malaysia.Under the contract, Icon Offshore, through its subsidiary Persiai Offshore, will supply the Perisai Pacific 101 jack-up drilling rig…

Deep Wind Offshore Names Chief Commercial Officer

Feb 01, 2021

Deep Wind Offshore, a Norwegian offshore wind company formed last month, has appointed Hans Petter Øvrevik as its Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).Øvrevik has more than 16 years of experience in the offshore industry, including roles in Aker Solutions and Aker Offshore Wind…

Keppel AmFELS Lays Keel for First Jones Act WTIV

Dec 16, 2020

Shipbuilder Keppel AmFELS has laid the keel for the first ever Jones Act compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) at its shipyard in Brownsville, Texas, marking a key milestone for the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry…

Offshore Rig Values Take $30 Billion Hit in Just 12 months

Dec 15, 2020

The challenges of 2020 have made their mark on offshore rig values but have they reached the trough? Bassoe's Hans Hagelberg takes a deeper look.It may be the understatement of the decade, but the offshore rig market has had a pretty bad year…

Ørsted Plans to Build 1.6GW Offshore Wind Projects Near Incheon, South Korea

Nov 24, 2020

Danish offshore wind farm developer Ørsted on Tuesday said it would develop South Korean offshore wind projects with a potential capacity of up to 1.6GW off the coast of Incheon City. Ørsted said its projects in Incheon could provide clean energy to 1…

Marine and Offshore Specialist Joins LOC's Longitude Engineering

Nov 03, 2020

Longitude, the engineering and design branch of LOC Group, has appointed James Sugden as head of the Marine Systems Engineering team.Longitude said the appointment expands the company’s expertise in the design and engineering of marine systems on ships…

Aker Offshore Wind Gets Funding for Study on Floating Wind Farms

Nov 03, 2020

Norwegian company Aker Offshore Wind has received funding from Enova for a pre-project that aims to reduce costs and increase maturity in important technical segments of offshore floating wind. Enova is Norway’s innovation fund for environmentally friendly technologies…

Solstad Scores Charters in Subsea, Offshore Wind Sectors

Nov 03, 2020

Norwegian firm Solstad Offshore has won contracts for two of its vessels the Normand Jarstein and Normand Tonjer in the offshore wind and subsea sectors.The Normand Jarstein construction support vessel has been awarded a 4 months firm contract…

Construction of World's Largest Floating Wind Farm Kicks Off

Oct 01, 2020

The construction has started in Norway of what will be the world's largest floating wind farm - the Hywind Tampen.Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Kværner apprentice Arne Linga officially kickstarted the construction work by starting…

Van Oord Deploys Giant Trencher to Bury Offshore Wind Cables in North Sea

Sep 23, 2020

Dutch offshore installation contractor Van Oord has deployed a large remotely operated trencher called Deep Dig-It off the Dutch coast to bury offshore wind farm cables 5,5 meters deep into the seabed.The trencher has been deployed as part of…

Final Moray East Wind Farm Jackets Loaded in Dubai. Third Substation Installed

Sep 18, 2020

The final batch of jackets that will support offshore wind turbines at the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm in the UK was loaded this week at a fabrication yard in Dubai ahead of the sailaway.The news was shared Thursday afternoon (CET) by DEME Offshore…

Ocean Installer, Vard Working on 'Most Advanced' Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

Aug 31, 2020

Ocean Installer, a Norwegian company mostly known for its offshore oil and gas services provider, is increasingly turning towards the offshore wind industry.Following a recent establishment of an offshore wind branch, and the naming of a director to lead it…

Norwegian Offshore Drilling Firm Enters Floating Wind Game

Aug 27, 2020

Norwegian offshore oil and gas drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling is stepping out of the comfort zone and into the offshore renewables space.The company, which provides drilling rigs for oil and gas companies, on Thursday announced its investment in Oceanwind AS…

Second Moray East Offshore Wind Farm Substation Installed

Aug 18, 2020

Offshore installation contactor DEME Offshore has installed the second offshore substation platform (OSP) for the Moray East wind farm in the Moray Firth in Scotland. The 950MW wind farm is being developed by Moray Offshore Windfarm East Ltd (MOWEL)…

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