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Petrobras and China’s CNCEC to Collaborate on Oil and Gas, Renewables

Apr 18, 2024

Brazil’s state-run energy company Petrobras signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the China National Chemical Energy Company (CNCEC) covering several areas, especially renewable energies and energy transition.The partnership also provides…

DEME Scoops ‘Most Extensive’ Cabling Contract in Its History

Apr 18, 2024

DEME has been awarded two contracts from cable solutions provider Prysmian for the engineering and installation works for the IJmuiden Ver Alpha and Nederwiek 1 offshore grid systems in the Netherlands, whose combined worth is over $315 million…

Chartwell Marine Grows CTV Build Pipeline for Offshore Wind Market

Apr 17, 2024

UK-based offshore vessel designer Chartwell Marine has started the construction of its new Brevity Class crew transfer vessel (CTV) at the Diverse Marine shipyard, becoming the latest in its growing pipeline of new vessel builds to supply the global offshore wind market…

VIKING Teams Up with Heliservice for US Offshore Wind Services

Apr 17, 2024

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment has signed a strategic agreement with HeliService USA to supply it with certified personal protective equipment to uphold offshore wind industry safety standards along the U.S. East Coast.Building on enduring relations between the companies…

All Clear for Construction Start of Virginia’s 2.6GW Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 16, 2024

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued the final air quality permit for Dominion Energy’s 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project located off the coast of Virginia Beach in the United States.Issued on April 9 following a 30-day public comment period…

DEME’s Orion Vessel Heads to US After Finishing Scottish Offshore Wind Job

Apr 16, 2024

DEME’s DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion has departed for the United States to prepare for the installation of 176 foundations on the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, following the wrap up of works at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland…

Moreld Ocean Wind and Greek Steel Supplier Team Up for Floating Wind

Apr 16, 2024

Moreld Ocean Wind and Lykomitros Steel have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), outlining the joint aim to win floating offshore wind projects in Europe. The MoU will see Moreld Ocean Wind, an independent technology provider specializing in floating offshore wind solutions…

Ocean Charger for Offshore Wind Vessels Proves a Success

Apr 16, 2024

The industry consortium behind the Ocean Charger project, led by Vard, has completed the demonstration of the charging solution in a port as well the connection solution offshore, proving the technology designed to supply clean power to offshore wind vessels is ready for the market…

COWI to Design Foundations for GW-Scale Irish Offshore Wind Project

Apr 15, 2024

Codling Wind Park has appointed the international engineering firm COWI for the front-end engineering design (FEED) and detailed foundations design work for the 1.3 GW offshore wind farm in Ireland.The development marks a crucial step forward…

Equinor Picks DNV to Verify Substation for South Korean Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 15, 2024

DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has been selected by Equinor to provide verification services for Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) of the substation of the Bandibuli / Firefly floating wind farm.The wind farm comprises two 75 km2 areas…

RWE Set to Start Onshore Cabling Works for Thor Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 15, 2024

German energy giant RWE has set out plans to take the next step in the construction of its Thor Offshore Wind Farm, announcing the start of onshore cable works from mid-April in Denmark.The onshore cabling works for Denmark's largest offshore…

Ignitis Places Bid for Second 700MW Lithuanian Offshore Wind Tender

Apr 15, 2024

Ignitis Renewables, part of Ignitis Group, has submitted a bid for rights to develop around 700 MW of offshore wind capacity in the Baltic Sea as part of Lithuanian tender.Under the tender regulations, the potential developer can submit either…

MOL Ups Offshore Wind Game with New Deals

Apr 15, 2024

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed a basic contract for the marine transport of offshore wind components with JFE Engineering Corporation, while also agreeing to build a new module carrier vessel with Taizhou Sanfu Ship Engineering.This will…

Japan and US Team Up to Cut Floating Wind Costs

Apr 12, 2024

Japan has agreed to partner with the United States to help reduce the cost of floating offshore wind projects, the White House said in a statement released during Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's visit to Washington to meet with President Joe Biden…

He Dreht Offshore Wind Farm to Power Steel Production in Germany

Apr 12, 2024

Energy utility giant EnBW and steel company SHS - Stahl-Holding-Saar have signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for the supply of green electricity from the He Dreht offshore wind farm that will be used to power steel production.The long-term…

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