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PHOTO: First Jacket Foundations Installed Off Taiwan for TPC Wind Farm

Aug 17, 2020

Offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul has shared that the very first jacket foundations have been installed in Taiwanese waters for the TPC offshore wind farm.Jan De Nul last week said that a total of nine jacket foundations, weighing approximately 1…

Solstad Nabs More Work for Offshore Vessel Trio in Australia

Aug 11, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured more work for three of its offshore vessels in Australia, following a recently announced deal with BP.As previously reported, Solstad offshore earlier in August said BP would use two…

Iv Offshore to Design Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Substation

Jul 28, 2020

Singapore's Sembcorp Marine Offshore Platforms has awarded the early works contract to Iv-Offshore & Energy for the engineering of the offshore wind farm Sofia high voltage direct current (HVDC) platform.Once operational, the RWE-operated Sofia…

Pirates Attack Another Offshore Vessel in Mexico

Jul 27, 2020

An offshore supply vessel was reportedly attacked offshore Mexico on Friday, July 24, in an incident that was described as a 'violent armed boarding and robbery of personal belongings.'The maritime safety intelligence company Dryad said Monday…

Offshore Drillers Facing Second Wave of Bankruptcies

Jun 24, 2020

The companies that operate offshore drilling rigs for major oil producers face a second wave of bankruptcies in four years amid a historic drop in energy prices that likely will leave surviving drillers more closely tied to big oil firms.A collapse of the offshore industry will have broad impact…

ORE Catapult's Floating Wind Center Attracts Leading Offshore Energy Players

Jun 22, 2020

UK-based Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult said Monday that ten of the world’s leading offshore energy organizations have joined it  Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOWCoE) to drive forward the development of next-generation offshore wind technologies…

Miclyn Express Offshore Bags Charters for 14 Crewboats in Thailand

Jun 02, 2020

Miclyn Express Offshore, a Singapore-based offshore vessel provider to the offshore energy industry, has secured contracts for 14 of its crewboats.The company on Monday said that 14 of its crew boats have been contracted for a long term charter 'with a leading E&P company in Thailand for 1…

CWind Expands Offshore Vessel Fleet

Apr 22, 2020

UK-based offshore support services provider CWind has signed a long-term charter deal with Dalby Offshore for several offshore vessels that will support offshore wind farms in the UK North Sea.The deal will see CWind immediately add four new…

OSV Powers Up for Deepwater Efficiency the Island Offshore Way

Apr 14, 2020

While facing the same challenging market conditions as offshore vessel owners and service companies worldwide, Norway’s Island Offshore recently broke free from the enforced conservatism of the E&P sector, by adding not just a new ship to its fleet…

Ramboll to Design Foundations for Japan Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 07, 2020

Danish engineering company Ramboll has signed a contract with Japanese construction company Obayashi Corporation for the design of offshore wind farm foundations.“There is a giant potential for Ramboll in Japan. At the same time, however, the…

Fair Winds and Following Offshore Work in Asia

Mar 16, 2020

Climate change has been a hot topic over the last few years, with tighter environmental regulations being introduced.Large multinational companies are under increasing pressure to reduce their carbon footprint and transition to cleaner energy solutions…

DEME Installs Piles at Moray East

Mar 08, 2020

Belgium-based DEME Offshore has installed all 37,000 tonnes of foundation pin piles at the site of the 950-MW Moray East offshore wind project off the north east coast of Scotland.'Having designed the piles to contend with a complex and varied seabed geology…

GWEC, JWPA Launch Offshore Task Force

Feb 27, 2020

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA) have announced that they have formed a joint Japan Offshore Wind Task Force to drive offshore wind growth in Japan.As of December 2019, Japan has 65.6MW of offshore wind capacity…

Floating Production: The Next Chapter

Feb 19, 2020

The market for floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO) is heating up. Séverine Baudic, SBM Offshore’s Managing Director for Floating Production Solutions, weighs in on the strategic initiatives and technological innovations…

EDF Begins Construction on 450 MW OWF

Nov 28, 2019

French utility EDF Group announced that its subsidiary EDF Renewables has launched the construction of the Scottish Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm project along with the new partners, the Irish electricity company Electricity Supply Board (ESB)…

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