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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…

Huisman's Leg Encircling Crane for Another Cadeler Offshore WInd Vessel

Jun 09, 2022

Dutch crane specialist Huisman won a contract with China's COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore Co., Ltd. for the design and construction of a Leg Encircling Crane (LEC).The crane, with a fully electrically driven system, will be installed on the…

DeepOcean Charters Volstad's Volantis Subsea Construction Vessel

Jun 09, 2022

Subsea services company DeepOcean has chartered Volstad Maritime's M/S Volantis subsea construction vessel, which will, before starting the charter in 2023, be upgraded with batteries to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.The time charter…

Workers on Shell's Prelude FLNG to Start 12-day Strike on Friday

Jun 09, 2022

Workers on Shell Plc's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility off Western Australia are set to begin 12 days of industrial action on Friday over a pay fight, a union alliance said on Thursday.Shell did not comment on what impact…

Vineyard Wind Taps ThayerMahan for Subsea Survey

Jun 08, 2022

Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc. and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), announced a partnership with autonomous maritime solutions company ThayerMahan for seabed and infrastructure…

DEME Offshore's Flagship Vessel Orion Installs First Monopile at German Offshore Wind Project

Jun 08, 2022

DEME Offshore's recently delivered flagship offshore installation vessel Orion has installed the first monopile at Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm site in the German Baltic Sea to the northeast of Rügen island. Arcadis Ost 1 is a 257 MW offshore wind project developed by Parkwind…

VIDEO: BOEM, NOAA Use Drones to Tag Endangered Whales

Jun 08, 2022

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary on Wednesday announced the successful digital acoustic tagging of 14 sei whales in waters offshore Massachusetts…

International Seaways Sells Stake in Al Shaheen Oil Field FSOs to Euronav

Jun 08, 2022

Oil tanker operator International Seaways has sold its 50% stake in two floating storage and offshore (FSO) vessels, the FSO Asia and FSO Africa, to its joint venture partner Euronav NV. The purchase price values the two FSO vessels at $300 million in total…

Naming Ceremony Held for Yinson's Anna Nery FPSO

Jun 08, 2022

Malaysian FPSO provider Yinson, with its project partner Sumitomo Corporation named the new FPSO Anna Nery, during a naming ceremony held concurrently in Jiangsu, China and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The FPSO Anna Nery is currently undergoing final…

Manor Marine, Chartwell Marine Partner

Jun 07, 2022

Shipbuilder Manor Marine UK Ltd. announced it has signed an agreement with naval architecture firm Chartwell Marine Ltd. to jointly develop vessel designs and pursue shipbuilding contracts in the offshore wind industry.The U.K.-based companies…

Pipelayer Crewmember Medevaced in the Gulf of Mexico

Jun 07, 2022

An ailing crewmember was medevaced from a U.K.-registered pipe laying vessel 167 miles offshore Marsh Island, La., in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The U.S. Coast Guard said its Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call around 3 p.m. on Monday…

BOEM to Conduct Environmental Review of First Proposed Offshore Wind Project in Maryland

Jun 07, 2022

The U.S. Department of the Interior said Monday that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) would conduct an environmental review of the first proposed wind energy project offshore Maryland, in line with the country's goal of deploying 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy capacity by 2030…

Israel-Lebanon Sea Boundary Row Obstructs Energy Development

Jun 07, 2022

A dispute between Israel and Lebanon over their maritime boundary has obstructed energy exploration in the eastern Mediterranean and risks exacerbating tensions between two foes.After months of deadlock in U.S.-mediated talks, Beirut on Sunday warned against any activity in the disputed area…

Strategic Marine's New Fast Crew Boat Can Carry 80 Passengers

Jun 07, 2022

Singapore's Strategic Marine has announced its latest offshore fast crew boat, a 38-meter extra fast crew transfer catamaran vessel (FCTV).  'The new vessel has been designed in collaboration with One2Three naval architects in Sydney Australia…

Lebanon to Invite U.S. Envoy for Maritime Talks After Spat with Israel

Jun 06, 2022

Lebanon said on Monday it would invite a U.S. mediator to Beirut to continue negotiations over a disputed maritime boundary with Israel to prevent any escalation after accusing Israel of encroaching on contested waters.The issue flared up on…

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