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Watch: Barge Master's Motion-compensated Solution for Offshore Wind Feeder Vessels

Nov 09, 2021

Dutch company Barge Master earlier this year said it had developed a motion-compensated feeder solution for the next generation of offshore wind turbines, called BM-Feeder.The company at the time said that its motion-compensated platform could…

Emission Reduction: Eidesvik, Aker BP, Alma to Test Ammonia Fuel Cell Tech on Offshore Vessels

Nov 09, 2021

Eidesvik Offshore, a Norwegian offshore support vessel owner, has signed a deal with oil firm Aker BP and Alma to investigate the possibility of using Alma's fuel cell technology to accelerate the transition to zero-emission shipping.Alma is…

Solstad Offshore, DOF Sell Construction Support Vessels

Nov 09, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owners DOF and Solstad Offshore on Tuesday each announced construction support vessel sale deals.DOF Subsea said it had agreed to sell the vessel “Geosund” to an international buyer. The estimated delivery of the vessel to the new owner is in Q1…

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…

Saudi Arabia: IMI, Zamil in Offshore Support Vessel JV

Nov 08, 2021

International Maritime Industries (IMI), which describes itself as the largest maritime yard in the MENA region, has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with Zamil Offshore to deliver Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) building and maintenance, repair…

BW Offshore's FPSO to Stay in Nigeria for One More Year

Nov 08, 2021

Norwegian floating oil and gas production systems owner BW Offshore has secured a one-year contract extension in Nigeria for one of its FPSOs.The contract, with Addax Petroleum Exploration (Nigeria) Ltd, is for the lease and operation of the FPSO Sendje Berge…

Bladt, Semco to Deliver Three 880MW Offshore Substations for CVOW Project

Nov 08, 2021

Danish offshore energy industry services firms Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime have been awarded a contract to deliver substations for Dominion Energy's Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project in the U.S.The contract comprises three 880 MW offshore substations…

Uniper CFO: Nord Stream 2 Completion Not Cure-all for Gas Market Woes

Nov 08, 2021

The completion of the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to bring more Russian gas into Germany under the Baltic Sea would go some way to relieving the tight gas market this winter, but there were other factors at play, the chief finance officer of utility Uniper said…

Hornsea Two: Jumbo Completes Delivery of Wind Turbine Foundation Parts in 37 Voyages

Nov 05, 2021

Dutch heavy lift shipping and offshore transport & installation contractor Jumbo has completed the transport and handling of offshore wind turbine foundation components for Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK.Supporting DEME Offshore…

Shell Restarts Production from Hurricane-hit Platforms in Gulf of Mexico

Nov 05, 2021

Shell said on Friday it had restarted production at its offshore Mars and Ursa in the Gulf of Mexico and began exporting oil and gas through a transfer facility, which was shut due to damage from Hurricane Ida.The oil major was the hardest-hit producer from Ida…

Dominion Energy Files Plans for 2.6GW CVOW Project to Virginia Authorities

Nov 05, 2021

U.S. company Dominion Energy expects to file plans later on Friday with the Virginia State Corporation Commission for approval to construct the 2.6-gigawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project, which will generate enough clean energy to power up to 660…

Havila Shipping Sells 'Havila Crusader'

Nov 05, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Havila Shipping has sold the platform supply vessel Havila Crusader.Havila Shipping said Friday it had sold the platform supplier to a foreign owner, 'who will use the vessel outside the offshore industry. 'The…

U.S. Calls on Nations to Set Bold Offshore Wind Targets

Nov 05, 2021

A top U.S. official on Thursday challenged nations to join the United States in setting aggressive goals to expand electricity production from offshore wind.Interior Secretary Deb Haaland issued the call during an appearance at the United Nations climate change conference in Glasgow…

DEME Offshore, Prysmian Win Largest Ever U.S. Offshore Wind Installation Deal

Nov 05, 2021

Offshore installation contractor DEME Offshore has said it has secured a +$1.1 billion Balance of Plant (BoP) contract for the construction of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project in a consortium with Prysmian.  The contract, with a total value amounting to +$1…

Standard Drilling Sells Stake in VLCC Gustavia S

Nov 02, 2021

Norwegian investment company Standard Drilling said Tuesday it had sold its 33.3% ownership in the VLCC Gustavia S, following the updated company strategy. Standard Drilling, which in 2013 sold off its offshore drilling rigs, only to return as offshore vessel owner in 2016…

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