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Orsted Inks Taichung Lease for OWF

Feb 25, 2020

Orsted Taiwan Ltd announced that it has signed a 20-year wharf lease with Taiwan International Ports Corp (TIPC) for the development of its offshore wind farms (OWF) off Changhua County.The global offshore wind leader announced the signing of a wharf lease and a 20-year operations and maintenance (O&M) lease with the Port of Taichung, managed by Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) and TIPC Marine Construction…

Total Extends Processing Contract with CGG

Feb 13, 2020

Paris-based geophysical firm CGG announced that Total has renewed its contract to operate the oil major’s Dedicated Processing Center (DPC) in Pau, southwest France, for five years from January 2020.The two companies have been working in close collaboration at the DPC since 2006…

Siemens Hands Over BorWin3 to TenneT

Feb 13, 2020

The BorWin3 offshore wind grid connection project in the German North Sea has been handed over to the German/Dutch transmission grid operator TenneT, by contractors Siemens and Petrofac.The 900 MW project will convert three-phase electric power…

Formosa 1 OWP Deploys RSL O&M

Jan 31, 2020

The 128MW Formosa 1 offshore (FOWI) wind farm, off the coast of Taiwan, has deployed operations and maintenance (O&M) software from Renewable Strategy Limited.The RSL Manager - a computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) system -  will monitor…

Orsted Opens Borssele 1&2 O&M Base

Jan 22, 2020

The global leader in offshore wind Ørsted has opened the operations & maintenance (O&M) base for the Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. The opening was organized together with Energy Port Zeeland.All construction…

KCA Deutag Wins UK North Sea Contract Extension

Dec 02, 2019

Canadian Natural Resources International (CNRI) has awarded KCA Deutag a five-year extension to a drilling operations and maintenance services contract.The UK-based international oil and gas services company said that multi-million pound contract…

SeaPlanner Wins Formosa 1 O&M Gig

Dec 02, 2019

SeaPlanner has been selected to support the operations and maintenance phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan.The SeaRoc Group’s marine management system unit said that under the 10-year contract, SeaPlanner will be deployed by…

SSE Picks Montrose for Seagreen O&M

Oct 08, 2019

Dublin-based SSE Renewables, a renewable energy subsidiary of Airtricity, has selected the port of Montrose on the east coast of Scotland to serve as the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for its 1100MW Seagreen offshore wind farm.Situated over 27km off the Angus coastline…

Atlantic Shores Launches Ocean Survey Ops

Sep 24, 2019

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a 50/50 partnership between Shell New Energies US LLC and EDF Renewables North America, announced the launch of ocean survey operations today within the Atlantic Shores lease area, in order to inform future turbine development…

Swan Hunter Completes MOG Project

May 22, 2019

UK-based shipbuilding design, engineering, and management company Swan Hunter, along with partners DOC, have successfully completed load-in spooling operations for the Elia Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project.The contract was awarded to load…

MHI Vestas Orders Esvagt SOV

Dec 19, 2018

Danish shipping company Esvagt is to provide MHI Vestas with a new service operation vessel for work on Moray East offshore wind farm off the coast of Scotland.'Another Esvagt Service Operation Vessel (SOV) for offshore wind farms is on its way to MHI Vestas…

Construction Begins at Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 19, 2018

A ground-breaking ceremony was held at Harwich International Port, North Sea seaport in Essex, to mark the official start of construction of the GBP 10 million operations & maintenance (O&M) base for Galloper Offshore Wind Farm.Representatives from the wind farm…

Bumi suspends Erin work over payment issues

Jun 21, 2017

Bumi Armada has suspended the bare-boat charter (BBC) and operations and maintenance (O&M) contracts on the FPSO Armada Perdana to Erin Energy Corp. due to delayed and irregular payments. The deals are between Bumi Armada’s wholly owned subsidiaries Armada Oyo Ltd…

Premier awards topside O&M contract to Wood Group

Mar 27, 2017

Wood Group has been awarded a US$50 million contract with Premier Oil, to deliver topside operations and maintenance services to the Balmoral floating production vessel (FPU) in the central North Sea and the Solan installation, West of Shetland…

Wood Group inks Hess Malaysia contract

Jan 31, 2017

Wood Group has been awarded a five-year contract with Hess Exploration & Production Malaysia. The operations and maintenance contract is to support Hess’ newbuild fixed and floating offshore facilities in the North Malay Basin development…

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