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Sangomar FPSO Gears Up for Topside Integration as Construction Phase Completed

Nov 29, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Woodside on Tuesday announced the completion of the construction phase for the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility which will be deployed at the Sangomar field offshore Senegal. This will be Senegal's first offshore oil production unit.MODEC, Inc. was awarded the contract to supply the FPSO by Woodside in 2020. Hull and marine works, external turret and topsides module installation…

EnCap Backs Houston-based Firm to Build Jones Act WTIVs

9 hours ago

Houston-based Bleutec Industries, a company which describes itself as the builder, owner, and operator of Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessels, said Thursday it had secured 'a significant capital commitment' from EnCap Investments L…

Van Stee Offshore Orders Multi-purpose Workboat from Damen

Nov 30, 2022

Van Stee Offshore has ordered an 80-meter Multibuster 8020 ultra-shallow draught, multi-purpose workboat from the Dutch shipbuilder Damen.According to Damen, Van Stee’s Multibuster 8020 is the first of a new class that combines the key elements of Damen’s Multi-Cat and Shoalbuster workboat classes…

Windcat Orders Two Hydrogen-powered CSOVs from Damen Shipyards

Nov 29, 2022

Offshore crew transfer company Windcat said Tuesday it had ordered two hydrogen-powered Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (“CSOVs”) from the Dutch company Damen Shipyards, with options for further vessels.The “Elevation Series” CSOVs have…

Vard to Build Second Cable Layer for Prysmian Group

Nov 22, 2022

VARD, a subsidiary of the Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri, said it has won a contract worth approximately €200 million ($205.3 million) to design and build a new cable laying vessel for Prysmian Group.Scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2025…

Cadeler Orders Second Hybrid Offshore Wind Installation Jack-up

Nov 22, 2022

Danish offshore wind installation services firm Cadeler has ordered its second F-class vessel, a hybrid design allowing the vessel to convert from being a foundation installation unit to a wind turbine generator installation vessel within a short period of time…

St Johns Ship Building Expands Capacity for Additional CTV Builds

Nov 18, 2022

Americraft Marine Group announced it is investing in its Palatka, Fla. based shipyard, St Johns Ship Building, to increase capacity for construction of crew transfer vessels (CTVs) and other vessels to serve the growing U.S. offshore wind industry…

Edda Wind Orders Another CSOV from Gondan

Nov 14, 2022

Norwegian offshore wind service vessel firm Edda Wind has ordered another commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) from Gondan Shipbuilders, in Spain.The newbuild will be of Salt 0474 design, which is a further development of the Salt 0217 design and will be delivered in April 2025…

ABB's Shaft Generator System for Northern Lights CO2 Carriers

Oct 31, 2022

ABB will deliver the shaft generator system with permanent magnet technology for the first dedicated CO2-storage vessels ever to be built. The vessels will be constructed by the Chinese shipbuilder Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC)…

Surya Nautika Orders Four Crew Boats from Strategic Marine

Oct 25, 2022

Singaporean shipbuilder Strategic Marine on Tuesday announced it secured a four-vessel crew boat order from Malaysian operator Surya Nautika.Slated for delivery to the licensed Petronas contractor progressively from the first quarter of 2023…

AG&P Converts LNG Carrier intu FSU for LNG Import Terminal in the Philippines

Oct 24, 2022

Atlantic, Gulf & Pacific International Holdings (AG&P) said Sunday that it had converted the 137,512 cubic meter LNG carrier called ISH into a Floating Storage  Unit (FSU), which will be a part of an LNG import terminal in the Philippines from 2023…

St Johns Lays Keel for Second WINDEA CTV

Oct 21, 2022

Palatka, Fla. shipyard St Johns Ship Building this week held a keel laying ceremony for the second vessel in a series of new Jones Act compliant crew transfer vessels (CTV) it is constructing for WINDEA CTV to operate in the U.S offshore wind industry…

VIDEO: Hull of Van Oord's New Cable Layer Launched in Romania

Oct 20, 2022

VARD shipyard in Romania launched the hull of the new Van Oord cable layer Calypso earlier this week.Vard Tulcea in Romania is making final preparations before the hull will be towed to Vard Brattvaag. At Vard Brattvaag, the shipbuilder will continue outfitting the vessel…

Strategic Marine Delivers Fast Crew Boat to Malaysia's Blue Petra

Oct 06, 2022

Singapore-based shipbuilder Strategic Marine has delivered a new 40-meter Fast Crew Boat (FCB) to Malaysia-based Blue Petra.Blue Petra is a subsidiary of Great Ocean, a licensed Petronas contractor and a supplier to the Malaysian oil and gas industry…

S.Korea's Hanwha Group to Invest $1.4B for Daewoo Shipbuilding

Sep 26, 2022

South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd signed a tentative agreement on Monday for Hanwha Group to invest 2 trillion won ($1.4 billion) in return for a 49.3% stake and management rights in the shipbuilder, the companies and Daewoo's major stakeholder said…

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