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Orbital Marine and GEG Ink Tidal Energy Preferred Supplier Agreement

May 15, 2024

Floating tidal turbine technology developer Orbital Marine Power has selected Global Energy Group (GEG) as preferred supplier to lead the manufacture and assembly of tidal turbines for projects in Orkney, Scotland.It is anticipated that turbine…

Føn Energy Services and C-Ventus Enter Offshore Wind Merger

May 15, 2024

Føn Energy Services has set out plans to acquire Dutch offshore wind farm services company C-Ventus as part of a merger expected to boost its offshore wind operations and maintenance capabilities.Føn Energy Services will acquire 100% of the shares in C-Ventus from current owner DISA International…

Van Oord Launches Giant Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

May 15, 2024

Van Oord has launched its new offshore installation vessel Boreas at the Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore shipyard in China.The Boreas’ dual fuel engine set is able to run on methanol and is purpose-built for the transport and installation of the…

UK’s Offshore Wind Test Facility Gets $100M Overhaul Boost

May 14, 2024

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, U.K.’s flagship center for renewable energy innovation, has secured $108 million investment to expand and upgrade its testing facilities to support the development of the next generation wind turbines…

OPT’s Wave-Powered Tech Nears 15MWh of Renewable Energy Production

May 14, 2024

U.S.-based marine power, data, and services company Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) is approaching 15MWh of renewable energy production from its family of PowerBuoys, which primarily exploit wave energy to generate power.The recent launch of…

Brunvoll System to Propel Cyan Renewables New SOV

May 14, 2024

Brunvoll has signed a contract with Vard for the delivery of a comprehensive propulsion and maneuvering system for Cyan Renewables' new Service Operation Vessel (SOV).The vessel will have the first azimuth propulsion thrusters from Brunvoll with an 8-degree tilted propeller and nozzle…

Salamander Seeks Offshore Consent for 100MW Floating Wind Farm

May 14, 2024

Salamander, a joint venture partnership between Ørsted, Simply Blue Group and Subsea7, has submitted an offshore consent application for its proposed 100 MW floating offshore wind farm.Subject to approval by Scottish Ministers, the offshore…

McDermott Performs Record-Breaking Lift on BorWin6 HVDC Project

May 13, 2024

McDermott has executed its heaviest stacking lift at the Jebel Ali fabrication yard in Dubai as part of the BorWin6 980MW high-voltage, direct current (HVDC) project for TenneT.The stacking of deck level one had a total weight of 1,962 metric…

Cyan Renewables, Hyundai to Set Up Offshore Wind Vessel Suply Chain in South Korea

May 13, 2024

Cyan Renewables, a portfolio company of Seraya Partners, has entered into a strategic collaboration with Hyundai Asset Management to establish a robust vessel supply with strong local content for South Korea's offshore wind market.Cyan Renewables…

Cadeler Secures Up to $140M in Vessel Agreements with Equinor and Polenergia

May 13, 2024

Danish offshore wind installation firm Cadeler has secured vessel reservation agreements with Equinor and Polenergia joint ventures MFW Bałtyk II and MFW Bałtyk III, marking the first contract between the companies.Both MFW Bałtyk II and MFW Bałtyk III are 50% owned by Equinor and 50% by Polenergia…

Vard to Build Two CSOVs for Taiwanese Client

May 10, 2024

Norwegian shipbuilder Vard has signed a contract with an undisclosed Taiwanese customer for the design and construction of two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs).The customer has appointed VARD to design and construct two CSOVs’ of VARD 4 39 design…

Over 150 Specialist Subsea Jobs Up for Grabs at Rovco and Vaarst

May 10, 2024

UK-based tech-powered offshore wind solutions provider Rovco and its robotic spin-off company Vaarst have unveiled plans to recruit over 150 specialist subsea roles across by the end of 2025.Rovco said it will recruit over 100 new roles across its Aberdeen and Edinburgh offices…

Japan’s First Offshore Solar Demonstrator Hits Water in Tokyo

May 09, 2024

Dutch-Norwegian floating solar company SolarDuck, in collaboration with Japanese partners, has completed the installation of Japan’s first offshore floating solar demonstrator which will be used to power electric vehicles and boats.Together with its project partners Tokyu Land Corporation…

UK Backs EMEC’s Marine Renewables Growth Plans

May 09, 2024

The U.K. government has set aside $3.7 million for the Orkney-based European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), which will be awarded to the world’s first wave and tidal energy testing facility over the course of two years.The funding is part of U…

Ørsted Picks ABL for Taiwan Offshore Wind Farms Services

May 09, 2024

Ørsted has appointed energy and marine consultancy ABL to provide marine warranty survey services for the offshore transportation and installation (T&I) of wind turbines and cables package for the 920 MW Greater Changhua 2b and 4 offshore wind farms in Taiwan…

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