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Lhyfe Meets Its Green Hydrogen Objectives with First Offshore Demonstrator

Jan 26, 2024

French green hydrogen production specialist Lhyfe has announced the operating results of its offshore hydrogen production pilot platform, Sealhyfe, confirming the initial objectives have been met with valuable insights gathered for the large-scale HOPE project…

Odfjell Drillers Call Off Strike as Rotation Issues Get Resolved

Jan 26, 2024

UK-based workers' union Unite has confirmed that over 100 offshore drillers employed by Odfjell Technology on Equinor’s Mariner platform have secured a new working rotation bringing the dispute to an end.Unite members voted overwhelmingly in favor of an improved offer by Odfjell…

ABC Engines to Equip Jan De Nul’s Largest Cable Layer Yet

Jan 26, 2024

Offshore installation services company Jan De Nul has ordered methanol marine engines from ABC Engines for its new cable-laying vessel Fleeming Jenkin with ‘unrivalled cable-carrying capacity’.The order includes four 7,200 kW engines and one 1…

Vard Delivers Ammonia-Ready Armada Vessel to Ocean Infinity

Jan 25, 2024

U.S. marine robotics company Ocean Infinity has taken delivery of the eighth and final ammonia-ready robotic vessel in the Armada series from the Norwegian shipbuilder Vard.Vard Vung Tau in Vietnam delivered the last 78-meter vessel in the series…

Jan De Nul Reels In Ørsted’s Hornsea 3 Export Cable Job

Jan 25, 2024

Belgium-based offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul has signed the export cable contract with Ørsted for its 2.9 GW Hornsea 3 offshore wind farm in the U.K.Jan De Nul will be responsible for the seabed preparation, transport, installation…

Equinor Hires Lufttransport Helicopters for North Sea Ops

Jan 25, 2024

Equinor has awarded a contract to operate two new search and rescue helicopters (SAR) for the Troll and Oseberg area in the North Sea to Lufttransport.The new helicopters will be part of the SAR emergency response system and carry out assignments…

Vissim Secures Oil Spill Monitoring Contract with Repsol

Jan 25, 2024

Norwegian technology firm Vissim has been awarded a contract by Repsol Norge to implement an upgraded oil spill detection system at the operator’s Yme field on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS).The new and upgraded radar-based oil spill…

Cyan Renewables Enters UK Offshore Wind Market with Sentinel Buy

Jan 25, 2024

Cyan Renewables, a portfolio company of Seraya Partners, has acquired a majority stake in Sentinel Marine to strengthen its position in the UK offshore wind market and boost its local content.Singapore-based Cyan Renewables, Asia’s first dedicated offshore wind vessel operator…

Tidal Transit Starts Works on ‘World’s First’ Retrofit E-CTV

Jan 24, 2024

Tidal Transit, a supplier of purpose-design crew transfer vessels for the offshore wind industry, has begun the design and engineering phase of a project to deliver what is said to be the world’s first retrofit electric crew transfer vessel (E-CTV)…

Rovco Grows Offshore Wind Survey Fleet

Jan 24, 2024

Rovco, a UK-based subsea robotics and survey firm, has added a second hull mounted survey vessel to its fleet with the long-term charter of the DP2 vessel Glomar Worker. The four-year charter with Glomar comes in response to client demand for innovative geophysical and geotechnical survey solutions…

Ulstein Verft Cuts First Steel for New and Improved Nexans Aurora Vessel

Jan 24, 2024

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft and Nexans Marine Operations have marked the start of construction of a new DP3 cable-laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora in a steel cutting ceremony held on January 19, 2024.Four months after signing the shipbuilding contract…

Equinor Picks Kongsberg for Sleipner Gas Field Lyfe Cycle Simulation

Jan 24, 2024

Kongsberg Digital has secured a $2.4 million contract with Norwegian energy company Equinor for the rebuilding of life cycle simulators for the Sleipner gas field in the North Sea.The agreement entails rebuilding the Sleipner life cycle simulators…

COSL Drilling Rig Heads to Norway for Repairs

Jan 24, 2024

COSLProspector semi-submersible drilling rig has departed from the shipyard in Canary Islands, and it’s now on its way to Norway, where it will undergo repairs ahead of assignment with Vår Energi in the Barents Sea.COSL's 4,921-ft semisubmersible…

BP Launches Its ‘Largest-Ever’ Seismic Program at Azerbaijan Oil Field

Jan 24, 2024

BP has started a new four-dimensional (4D) high-definition ocean bottom node seismic program on its Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) oil field in the Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan.This is the largest-ever seismic acquisition commitment made by BP globally by all its aspects – area size…

Offshore Wind Vessels Charging Study Gets Underway in Irish Sea

Jan 23, 2024

Maersk’s offshore vessel-charging venture Stillstrom has launched a collaborative study with EnBW and BP, the developers of the Morgan and Mona offshore wind farms, to assess the viability of integrating offshore charging solutions for service and crew transfer vessels for the two projects…

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