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Tecade Ships Out First Moray East TP

Jan 08, 2020

The first transition pieces manufactured by the Spanish steel fabrication company Tecade for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind project in Scotland have departed from the Port of Seville.The pieces are sent by sea from Seville to Navantia in Puerto Real…

MHI Vestas Picks Roenne for Arcadis Ost

Jan 08, 2020

Danish wind turbines manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has selected Port of Rønne in Denmark to pre-assemble and ship components for the turbines for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore windfarm.Arcadis Ost 1 is a 257MW offshore wind project scheduled for installation in Rugen by 2022…

Sif Holding Eyes Japan Project

Dec 30, 2019

Sif Holding, the manufacturer of large steel tubulars, has entered into exclusive negotiations for the delivery of 33 monopiles and 33 Transition pieces (25 KTon steel) for an offshore wind project in Japan.The current state of negotiations has led to a pre- order of the steel for the project…

Sembcorp Wins $405M Offshore Contract

Dec 25, 2019

Asian marine and offshore engineering group Sembcorp Marine has secured two offshore platform projects worth over 550 million Singapore dollars (US$405.9 million) from Qatar-based North Oil Company (NOC).The contract is to support redevelopment efforts at the Al Shaheen and Tyra fields…

Acta Marine, MHI Vestas Pact on Borssele

Dec 25, 2019

The maritime support provider with a versatile fleet of over 40 owned vessels Acta Marine and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind signed the Charter Party (CP) for deployment of the Acta Centaurus on the Borssele III and IV Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) Project…

Total Extends Havila PSV Contract

Dec 23, 2019

Denmark's petroleum giant Total E&P Danmark has extended the charter contract for the platform supply vessel (PSV) Havila Herøy for a period of 9 months with 3 optional periods each of one month.The Norwegian provider of supply services to offshore…

Odfjell Drilling Wins Ekofisk Gig

Dec 18, 2019

Norwegean offshore driller Odfjell Drilling has been awarded the contract for platform drilling and maintenance and minor modifications for ConocoPhillips offshore Norway.The oil drilling, well service, and engineering company said that the…

Hutchinson to Provide Platforms for Hornsea 2

Nov 21, 2019

Offshore wind specialists, EEW Group has contracted has contracted UK outfit Hutchinson Engineering for the fabrication and on-site assembly of 30 suspended internal platforms (SIPs)  for Orsted's 1386MW Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm off eastern England…

Profab Gets Apsara Gig from KrisEnergy

Nov 13, 2019

Southeast Asia-focused oil and gas company KrisEnergy Apsara Co signed a conditional letter of award with PT Profab for the supply of a minimum facilities wellhead “mini-platform” for the Apsara oilfield – Cambodia’s maiden oil development.According…

ABB to Connect World’s Largest OWF

Oct 31, 2019

Swiss technology company ABB ABB has won a big contract to connect the world’s largest offshore wind farm (OWF) to Britain’s electricity grid.ABB has been selected by energy companies SSE Renewables of the UK and Equinor of Norway to supply…

Boskalis, Hwa Chi Win CFXD OWF Project

Oct 30, 2019

Netherlands headquartered Royal Boskalis Westminster together with Taiwanese partner Hwa Chi Construction have been awarded the foundation scope for the Taiwanese Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm (CFXD OWF) project owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP)…

Offshore Decommissioning Market to Reach $8.9Bln by 2027

Oct 29, 2019

The offshore decommissioning market is estimated to be valued at USD 6.2 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 8.9 billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 4.8% during the forecast period.The global offshore decommissioning market is dominated…

Windhoist Completes Hornsea One work

Oct 10, 2019

Windhoist UK, the wind turbine erection company, have now successfully completed all Pre-assembly operations at Hornsea 1, the world’s largest offshore wind power plant to date, comprising of 174 x Siemens Gamesa SWT-7.0-154 offshore wind turbines…

OHT Bags Moray East Jackets Gig

Sep 24, 2019

The heavy transport vessel operator Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has secured a contract from DEME Offshore to transport foundations for the 950MW Moray East wind farm off Scotland.The contract includes transportation of 48 jackets from Lamprell fabrication yard…

NGO Pushes for Green Recycling in North Sea

Sep 05, 2019

With the oil and gas sector seeing a downturn since 2014, the Platform has documented an increasing number of offshore units sold for scrap.While the recycling of fixed installations occurs under strict regulations, there are serious concerns regarding the recycling of floating structures…

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