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U.S. Offshore Wind: Assessing the Use of Existing Vessels

Dec 28, 2021

In a recent interview with Maritime Reporter TV, Robert Galinski, DNV’s Offshore Wind Director, Americas, discussed the lingering question of whether existing vessels built to serve the traditional offshore oil and gas fleet could serve a significant role in the build out of the U.S. Offshore Wind industry.“Global SOV (newbuild) numbers in the next 10 to 15 years will be more than 60 vessels,” said Galinski…

Strategic Marine Delivers Crew Boat to Centus Marine

Jan 17, 2022

Strategic Marine (S) Pte Ltd recently handed over Centus Ten to Malaysian Offshore operator Centus Marine Sdn Bhd, marking the third fast crew boat handed over by Strategic Marine to Centus in the last 12 months and the 10th vessel overall.Commenting on the vessel handover…

Offshore Wind: First Steel Cut for IWS Fleet's Construction Service Operation Vessel

Jan 17, 2022

Norway-based offshore shipowner IWS Fleet said Monday that the first steel had been cut in China for its Construction Service Operation Vessel (CSOV).The steel cutting ceremony was held at the China Merchants Heavy Industry facility in Jiangsu…

Jan De Nul's Next-Gen Offshore Wind Installation Vessel Launched in China

Jan 06, 2022

Offshore installation firm Jan De Nul said Thursday that Les Alizés, its next-gen floating offshore installation vessel had been launched at the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China.The vessel is now ready for the final construction phase, including sea trials…

AET Takes Delivery of New Shuttle Tanker for Shell Charter in Brazil

Jan 05, 2022

Tanker operator AET has taken delivery of Eagle Campos, the first of another three Suezmax Dynamic Positioning (DP2) Shuttle Tankers purpose built for long-term charter to Brazil Shipping I Limited, a subsidiary of Shell.Shuttle tankers are…

Building a New Fleet: CTVs for US Offshore Wind

Dec 27, 2021

The U.S. has big plans for its offshore wind industry, and shipbuilders like Blount Boats and others are ramping up to capitalize on the unprecedented opportunity.Earlier this year, the Biden Administration unveiled its goal to have 30 gigawatts…

Offshore Wind Market Set to Accelerate in North America

Dec 20, 2021

While many challenges remain to deliver the full promise of U.S. offshore wind, so too do opportunities. Robert Galinski, DNV’s Offshore Wind Director, Americas discusses the pace and direction of the U.S. offshore wind market from the perspective of class…

North Star Clinches More SOV Work at Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 09, 2021

UK-based offshore vessel owner North Star Group has won another service operations vessel (SOV) contract at the Dogger Bank wind farm, this time for the third phase.North Star Group said Thursday it had secured a long-term charter worth about £90 million ($118…

DSME Orders Wärtsilä Thrusters for Eneti's WTIV

Dec 08, 2021

Finland-based marine technology company Wärtsilä will supply the seven thrusters for Eneti's new Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV) being built at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine yard in South Korea.'By providing outstanding thrust, robust station-keeping capability…

Centus Marine Orders Another Fast Crew Boat from Strategic Marine

Dec 07, 2021

Singapore-based shipbuilder Strategic Marine has won a new contract from Centus Marine for a 42m Fast Crew Boat (FCB).'The vessel will be the latest bespoke design FCB Strategic Marine delivers for Centus Marine, with two vessels successfully…

Eneti Orders Second Wind Turbine Installation Vessel for $326M

Dec 02, 2021

Eneti, an offshore wind installation company in the making, said Thursday it had entered into a binding agreement for the construction of one wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV).The company, formerly known as Scorpio Bulkers, ordered the…

Caterpillar to Power Edda Wind's New Vessels

Nov 30, 2021

Caterpillar Marine said it has been selected to be the power solutions provider for Edda Wind’s four new commissioning service operation vessels (CSOV) being built at Astilleros Gondán and two new service operation vessels (SOV) to be built at Astilleros Balenciaga shipyards in Spain…

Volvo Penta's Propulsion for American Offshore Services' CTVs

Nov 30, 2021

Volvo Penta has secured a contract to provide quad IPS propulsion systems for the four new offshore wind farm crew transfer vessels (CTVs) that will be built at Blount Boats for American Offshore Services (AOS). The new 30-meter (99-ft.) twin…

Keppel Nets $145,8M Orders for FPSO, FSRU Work

Nov 26, 2021

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has won contracts for the conversion of a Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) and the integration of a Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO). For the first project, Keppel Shipyard…

First Steel Cut, Name Revealed for Seaway 7's WTIV

Nov 26, 2021

Seaway 7, a company specializing in offshore wind installation services, has informed that construction has started for its next-generation Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV) at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) facility in Jiangsu…

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