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Crowley, ESVAGT Tighten US Offshore Wind Partnership

Jun 23, 2022

Following last year's initial agreement to team up in the U.S. offshore wind industry, Crowley and ESVAGT have executed additional joint venture agreements that further strengthen their commitment to support purpose-built, Jones Act vessel development and availability for the budding energy sector…

Siemens Gamesa Charters Acta Marine Vessel for Offshore Wind Farm Work in France

Jun 23, 2022

Dutch offshore vessel owner Acta Marine has secured a charter deal with wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa for its Acta Auriga construction support operations vessel.The vessel will support Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s commissioning activities…

MMA Offshore to Buy Rigs-to-Reefs Specialist Subcon for $8.4M

Jun 23, 2022

Australian offshore support vessel owner MMA Offshore has agreed to buy Perth-based Subcon, a company that provides innovative stabilization, coastal erosion, and engineered reef solutions to the oil and gas, offshore wind, coastal infrastructure…

Cadeler's Wind Orca Jack-up to Install 60 14.7MW Turbines at Moray West Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 23, 2022

Offshore wind installation specialist has won a contract to install 60 Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbines off the coast of Scotland.The contract for the installation of the giant SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbines at the Moray West offshore…

Vallianz to Build Hybrid Heavy Transport Vessel for Ever-growing Offshore Wind Components

Jun 22, 2022

Singapore-based shipowner Vallianz has partnered up with Ulstein Design & Solutions B.V, Shift Clean Energy, and Bureau Veritas to design and build a heavy transport vessel (HTV) that will be 'the first of its kind in the global offshore wind industry…

Petrobras Buys Its First Guyanese Crude Cargo

Jun 22, 2022

Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petrobras has bought its first cargo of Guyanese crude for refining domestically, the company told Reuters, as South America's newest producer expands its market reach.With the start of a second floating production facility in February…

Worker Medevaced from Oil Platform in the Gulf of Mexico

Jun 21, 2022

An ailing oil worker was medevaced from a platform 80 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas, Tuesday.U.S. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a medevac request stating a 36-year-old crew member aboard the High Island 442 was experiencing coughing…

Havfram Bags Senegalese Mooring Pre-Lay Contract from MODEC

Jun 21, 2022

Offshore services company Havfram announced it has been awarded a contract from MODEC Offshore Production Systems (Singapore) Pte Ltd. (MODEC) for the pre-installation of the subsea mooring system for a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) in 2022…

Briggs Marine to Provide CTVs for Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 20, 2022

U.K.-based offshore services firm Briggs Marine said it has secured a contract to deliver crew transfer vessel (CTV) services to the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, currently under construction 15 kilometers off the Fife coast. The project is jointly owned by EDF Renewables UK and ESB…

Ukraine Hits Crimean Drilling Platforms

Jun 20, 2022

Ukrainian forces attacked drilling platforms in the Black Sea owned by a Crimean oil and gas company, the pro-Russian head of the annexed peninsula said on Monday, giving no details of what weapons were used.Three people were wounded and a search…

ENSIS: GustoMSC Launches Design for Next-Gen Offshore Wind Foundation Installation Vessel

Jun 20, 2022

Offshore vessel designer GustoMSC, part of NOV, has launched a next-generation heavy lift crane vessel series called ENSIS, planned for foundation installation for the offshore wind farms of the future.'GustoMSC's new ENSIS heavy lift crane…

First Hydrocarbons Introduced into Coral South FLNG Offshore Mozambique

Jun 18, 2022

Italian oil and gas company Eni said Saturday that the first hydrocarbons had been introduced  from the Coral South reservoir offshore Mozambique into the Coral South FLNG unit.Eni operates the offshore Area 4 where the Coral South FLNG is located…

Naming Ceremony Held for Edda Wind SOV Edda Brint

Jun 17, 2022

Offshore wind service company Edda Wind on Friday celebrated the naming ceremony of Edda Brint, its latest service operation vessel (SOV), at Astilleros Balenciaga Shipyard in Zumaia, Spain.Edda is a name tradition that Edda Wind has continued from its founding company Østensjø Rederi…

James Fisher Names Vernet CEO

Jun 17, 2022

U.K.-based marine services company James Fisher and Sons plc announced it has appointed Jean Vernet as chief executive officer.He will take up this position on September 5, 2022, succeeding Eoghan O’Lionaird who will step down from his position on the board and as CEO…

McDermott's Converted Vessel Amazon Christened

Jun 17, 2022

McDermott held a christening ceremony for its newly converted vessel Amazon in the port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands.Following the conversion, the vessel's upgraded specifications enable highly automated operations, the production of hex joints…

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