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Edda Wind's SOV Edda Breeze Named at Astilleros Gondan

Mar 14, 2022

Edda Wind's new commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) was named Edda Breeze during a ceremony at Astilleros Gondan Shipyard in Spain, on Saturday.The purpose-built CSOV is designed for emissions-free operations with a hydrogen-based propulsion system…

Zinus' Shore Power for Shell's Electric Catamarans in Singapore

Mar 10, 2022

Norway-based Zinus, a supplier of shore power products and autonomous solutions for ports and vessels, has secured a contract with Penguin Shipyard International in Singapore for the delivery of a fully automatic charging solution to three electric passenger catamarans Penguin is building for Shell…

Gulf Island Chairman Flick to Retire

Mar 07, 2022

Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc., a steel fabricator and service provider to the industrial and energy sectors, today announced that its Chairman of the Board of Directors, Michael A. Flick, will retire effective upon the expiration of his current…

High Tien Offshore, Jong Shyn Shipbuilding to Build Taiwanese CTVs

Mar 07, 2022

High Tien Offshore (HTO) signed a Letter of Intent with Jong Shyn Shipbuilding (JSS) to build Taiwanese Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV) in JSS' shipyard for use in the Taiwanese offshore wind farm industry, supporting developers’ bidding for the offshore windfarms of zonal development in Round 3…

Chouest Begins Building First Jones Act SOV

Mar 03, 2022

Physical activity to construct America's first Jones Act-qualified wind farm service operations vessel (SOV) has kicked off on the U.S. Gulf Coast.The vessel, Eco Edison, is being built at Edison Chouest Offshore shipyards in Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida for planned delivery in 2024…

First Steel Cut for IWS' Second Skywalker Class SOV

Mar 01, 2022

Just weeks after Norway-based Integrated Wind Solutions ASA announced first steel was cut for its lead Skywalker class construction service operations vessel, the company has revealed work is underway to build the second vessel in the series A…

Mainprize Offshore Orders Another Wind Farm Service Vessel from Manor Marine

Feb 23, 2022

UK-based Manor Marine UK Ltd has secured a contract with Mainprize Offshore to build a second offshore wind farm service vessel, following the win of the building contract for the MO8 in 2021. The second vessel to be built at the site in Portland…

Interview: Inside Cadeler X-Class WTIVs with CEO Mikkel Gleerup

Feb 18, 2022

Cadeler CEO Mikkel Gleerup shares insights on the path ahead for his company in the fast-growing offshore wind sector, with details on Cadeler’s new X-Class Wind Turbine Installation Vessels.The last two years were big year for your company…

Yinson to Deliver FPSO for Petrobras' Parque das Baleias Integrated Project

Feb 08, 2022

Malaysian FPSO supplier Yinson has won a contract with Brazil's Petrobras for the delivery of an FPSO for the deployment at the Parque das Baleias Integrated Project, to be installed in the Jubarte Field, located in the north of Campos Basin…

Strategic Marine Acquires New Shipyard in Singapore

Feb 04, 2022

Strategic Marine announced it has completed the acquisition of a significantly larger shipbuilding facility in Singapore in a move intended to boost the company's shipbuilding capacity and product range.Strategic Marine has acquired the fixed…

VIDEO: "Things are about to change in a big way" for U.S. Offshore Wind

Feb 01, 2022

In a recent interview with Maritime Reporter TV, Philip Lewis, Director of Research, Intelatus Global Partners, breaks down the U.S. Offshore Wind market 'By the Numbers.'Let's look at the world . There's around 75GW of offshore wind farms, either operational or being built in the world today…

Ørsted and Eversource to Charter Newbuild CTVs from WindServe and AOS

Jan 27, 2022

Offshore wind developers Ørsted and Eversource announced Thursday that they have chosen two regional vessel operators that will partner with Rhode Island shipyards to build crew transfer vessels (CTV) to service their wind farm projects in the U…

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…

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