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Van Oord Books Eidesvik Offshore Vessel for Offshore Wind Trenching Support

Jul 19, 2022

Dutch marine services firm Van Oord has, via its offshore wind subsidiary Van Oord Offshore Wind,  awarded Eidesvik Offshore a five-year contract for its Subsea Viking multi-purpose support vessel.The contract, of an undisclosed value, will start in the first quarter of 2023…

Green Energy Group Sells Petrel Explorer Survey Vessel

Jul 19, 2022

Norwegian company Green Energy Group has agreed to sell its Petrel Explorer seismic survey vessel.The company, which last year rebranded to Green Energy Group from Seabird Exploration to reflect a strategic shift in business towards green energy transition…

Guyana Races Against the Clock to Bank Its Offshore Oil Bonanza

Jul 18, 2022

For the poor, small South American country of Guyana, there's no time like the present when it comes to reaping the rewards of its offshore oil jackpot.With sky-high oil prices, a transition to renewable energy on the horizon, and 750,000 citizens desperate for better lives…

Technip Energies, X1 Wind, Partners to Deliver Important Floating Wind Project

Jul 18, 2022

The European Commission has chosen Technip Energies, X1 Wind, and a consortium of ten international entities, to deliver the NextFloat project, a program aimed at accelerating industrial-scale floating wind.NextFloat project's main objectives are to demonstrate a competitive…

Edda Wind’s New Offshore Wind Vessel Launched in Spain

Jul 18, 2022

Edda Wind’s new Service Operation Vessel Edda Goelo (C416) was launched at Astilleros Balenciaga shipyard in Spain on Friday.Edda Goelo will serve as a mother vessel for wind turbine technicians as they perform maintenance work on offshore wind turbines…

U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Offshore Vessel Crewmember with Heart Attack Symptoms

Jul 15, 2022

A 52-year-old man was medevaced Thursday from an offshore supply vessel about 36 miles southeast of Grande Isle, Louisiana.Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call stating a crewmember aboard the offshore supply vessel…

New Crewing Mandate Could Be a 'Gut Punch' to U.S. Offshore Wind Projects

Jul 15, 2022

The U.S. House has this week passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), in which it attached a provision that would change rules for manning offshore vessels in U.S. waters, with the goal of fostering American jobs in the U.S. offshore wind sector…

Hezbollah: 'No one' will Extract Gas From Maritime Zones if Lebanon Unable To do So

Jul 14, 2022

The head of powerful armed group Hezbollah warned on Wednesday that 'no one' would be allowed to operate in maritime oil and gas fields if Lebanon was barred from its 'rights' in extracting from areas off of its own coast.'If you don't give us the rights that our state is asking for…

Reach Subsea Takes Volstad's Deep Cygnus Vessel on a 4-year Charter

Jul 14, 2022

Subsea service provider Reach Subsea has chartered Volstad Maritime's offshore construction vessel Deep Cygnus for four years, with an option to extend for one year.The vessel will be equipped with launch and recovery systems (LARS) and ROVs before the delivery to Reach Subsea…

Nord Stream 1 Pipeline Future Depends on Gas Demand and Sanctions, Russia Says

Jul 14, 2022

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday that the future of the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline to Germany would depend on gas demand in Europe and Western sanctions against Russia.The pipeline from Russia to Germany is undergoing annual maintenance until July 21…

Strategic Marine Delivers Fast Crew Boat to Centus Marine

Jul 14, 2022

Singapore-based shipbuilder Strategic Marine has delivered a 42m Fast Crew Boat (FCB) to repeat client Centus Marine, the fourth vessel delivered to the offshore marine service provider in the last two years.'The 42m FCB has been designed to meet the specific requirements of oil majors…

Libya's Oil Chief Rejects Sacking, Says Govt Mandate Expired

Jul 14, 2022

The head of Libya's National Oil Corp (NOC) on Wednesday rejected the prime minister's authority to sack him, raising the prospect of an open struggle for control of the state energy producer.In a furious televised speech, Mustafa Sanalla said…

Maersk Wins Second U.S. Contract for Its Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Jul 14, 2022

Danish offshore services company Maersk Supply Service has won its second offshore wind installation contract in the U.S. The company, best known for its offshore support vessels, in March ordered a wind turbine installation vessel, and won…

Olympic Orders Up to Four CSOVs from Ulstein Verft

Jul 13, 2022

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft AS said it has secured a contract from Norway-based Olympic to build two Construction Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs), with options for two additional vessels.The vessels, which are based on the ULSTEIN…

One Million Gallons Collected from US' Longest Running Oil Spill

Jul 13, 2022

Response crews have collected more than one million gallons of oil from a Gulf of Mexico spill that has been ongoing for nearly 20 years.The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and partner agencies have been working to contain oil that continues to leak from damaged wells in Mississippi Canyon Block 20 (MC-20)…

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