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Asia's First Newbuild SOV Launched in Vietnam

Nov 17, 2021

Asia's first newbuild service operation vessel (SOV) has been launched in Vietnam.The hybrid-electric TSS Pioneer is being built by Vard Vung Tau for owner Ta San Shang Marine Co., Ltd, a joint venture between Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. (MOL) and Ta Tong Marine Co…

Report: Germany's Nord Stream 2 Move May Delay Start-up to March

Nov 17, 2021

A German regulator's decision to suspend licensing of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline could delay commissioning of the infrastructure to March 2022, government sources told Reuters.'I expect that the start of Nord Stream 2 could be delayed until March 2022…

U.S. Offshore Oil Auction Starts Under Court Order, Shadow of Climate Deal

Nov 17, 2021

The Biden administration on Wednesday will auction oil drilling rights to 80 million acres in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico days after joining a global agreement that for the first time targeted fossil fuels as the main driver of global warming.The…

Inmarsat, Maersk Supply Service Strike Deal for Fleet Xpress Digital Portfolio

Nov 17, 2021

Inmarsat, the mobile satellite communications provider, has extended its Fleet Xpress service agreement with offshore vessel owner Maersk Supply Service. The extension includes fleet-wide IoT-based ship management connectivity on separate, dedicated bandwidths…

SBM Offshore to Build Fourth FPSO for Exxon in Guyana

Nov 17, 2021

Dutch FPSO specialist SBM Offshore has won contracts to perform Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) for an FPSO for Exxon's Yellowtail development offshore Guyana. This will be SBM Offshore's largest-ever FPSO.The FEED contract for what will be Guyana's fourth FPSO…

VIDEO: Niestern Sander Launches Walk-to-work Icebreaker

Nov 16, 2021

Dutch shipbuilder Royal Niestern Sander last weekend launched 'yard number 862', a shallow draft ice-breaking walk to work vessel, being built for a joint venture between the Russian companies Mercury Sakhalin and Pola.'The world’s first ice…

Ocean Winds, Principle Power in French Floating Wind Team-up

Nov 16, 2021

Ocean Winds, a partnership between ENGIE and EDP Renewables, and Principle Power, a designer of floating wind turbine foundations, will cooperate to design the floating platforms for France’s first commercial-scale floating wind tender.In September this year…

Germany Suspends Nord Stream 2 Certification, Sets Demands

Nov 16, 2021

Germany's energy regulator said on Tuesday it had suspended the certification process for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to pump Russian gas and said the Swiss-based consortium needed to form a company under German law to secure an operating licence…

Solstad Offshore Sells Far Swan PSV

Nov 16, 2021

Solstad Offshore, a Norwegian offshore vessel owner, said Tuesday it had sold the platform supply vessel Far Swan.The company, which last year said it would trim its fleet to make it more competitive, with a plan to divest 37 vessels 'over a period of time…

Philly Shipyard Nets First Contract in U.S. Offshore Wind Market

Nov 16, 2021

U.S. shipbuilder Philly Shipyard has won a contract from the dredging giant Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to build a Jones Act-compliant subsea rock installation vessel that will serve the growing U.S. offshore wind market.The contract award…

Bernhard Schulte Enters Saudi Offshore Market Through Rawabi Vallianz JV

Nov 16, 2021

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) and Rawabi Vallianz Offshore Services (RVOS) on Tuesday announced a joint venture to offer third-party ship management services to the offshore sector in Saudi Arabia.The deal was announced during the  ADIPEC Exhibition in Abu Dhabi…

Worley, Hexicon in Floating Wind Project Off Norway

Nov 15, 2021

Swedish developer of twin offshore wind turbine technology Hexicon has partnered with Australia-based engineering giant Worley for FEED, Engineering Procurement Fabrication (EPF), and installation management of Hrxicon's technology demonstrator project TwinWay…

Amplify Energy Pulls Full-year Outlook after California Offshore Oil Spill

Nov 15, 2021

Amplify Energy Corp withdrew its full-year forecast on Monday, saying that a large oil spill from one of its subsea pipelines in southern California last month forced it to shut its operations in the region.In mid-October, the U.S. Coast Guard said about 588 barrels (25…

Boskalis Clinches $515M Offshore Wind Installation Deal

Nov 15, 2021

Dutch marine contractor Boskalis has won a contract to transport and install the monopile foundations and substations for an offshore wind farm development.Boskalis did not say who the client was, nor where the project would be taking place…

Eni: Coral Sul FLNG Complete and Ready to Sail Away to Mozambique

Nov 15, 2021

Italian energy industry giant Eni said Monday it had held the naming and sail away ceremony for the Coral-Sul FLNG unit, the first floating LNG facility ever to be deployed in the deep waters of the African continent. The event took place at Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje…

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