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Eni, Fincantieri in Energy Transition Collaboration

Oct 19, 2021

Italian industrial giants Eni and Fincantieri have signed an agreement to establish a partnership for promoting initiatives focused on the energy transition. Oil giant Eni and shipbuilder Fincantieri said the goal of the collaboration was to…

Incident Reported During Construction of Seaway 7's Alfa Lift Vessel in China

Oct 18, 2021

Update: The article was updated on Wednesday, October 10, to include a statement by the crane manufacturer Liebherr.Offshore wind installation company Seaway 7 said Monday there had been an incident during the construction of its Alfa Lift offshore wind foundation installation vessel…

Gladding-Hearn to Build Hybrid-electric CTV for Mayflower Wind

Oct 14, 2021

U.S. offshore wind farm developer Mayflower Wind announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement with Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding/Duclos Corporation of Somerset, Mass. for the specification, design and manufacture of a Jones Act-compliant…

Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. to Build Two CO2 Carriers for Norwegian Northern Lights Project

Oct 11, 2021

Chinese shipbuilder Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. has won a contract to build two CO2 carriers for Northern Lights, a Norwegian carbon capture and storage project.Under the contract awarded by the Northern Lights JV, owned equally by Equinor…

Robert Allan Ltd. Unveils Methanol-fueled CTV Design

Oct 05, 2021

Canadian naval architecture firm Robert Allan Ltd. has unveiled a methanol-fueled RAptor 2400 crew transfer vessel (CTV), bringing the offshore wind industry closer to eliminating carbon emissions from the supply chain.As a marine fuel, methanol…

Drydocks Starts Conversion Works on Perenco's Brazil-bound FSO

Oct 05, 2021

DP World's subsidiary Drydocks World Dubai has started converting an Aframax tanker capable of carrying 700,000 barrels of oil to a Floating Storage and Offloading Unit (FSO) for Dixstone, part of Perenco.As part of the extensive modification and life extension work at the FSO Pargo project…

North Field Expansion: Qatar Petroleum Orders LNG Carrier Quartet in China

Oct 04, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has ordered four new LNG carriers from Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group, a subsidiary of China's CSSC, as part of its North Field expansion project.'These four carriers are the first batch of orders in Qatar Petroleum’s massive LNG shipbuilding program…

Korean Shipbuilders Get AiP for Barge-type LNG FSRU

Oct 01, 2021

Classification society DNV and the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR) have granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) to South Korea's shipbuilders Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) and Korea Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (KSOE) for a 40…

Incat Crowther-designed Crew Transfer Vessel Under Construction in China

Oct 01, 2021

Australian vessel designer Incat Crowther said Friday China’s first purpose-built catamaran crew transfer vessel was under construction at AFAI Southern Shipyard. To be operated by Goldsea Marine & Offshore Engineering (Shanghai) Co Ltd, the vessel will support China’s offshore wind farm sector…

Van Oord Orders WTIV for 20MW Offshore Wind Turbines

Oct 01, 2021

Dutch marine and offshore services company Van Oord has ordered a new offshore wind turbine installation vessel that will be able to install next-generation wind turbines of up to 20MW. The vessel will be built by Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard in China…

Harland & Wolff: Non-exec Chairman Steps Down

Sep 27, 2021

Harland & Wolff Group said Monday that Clive Richardson, Non-Executive Chairman of the company was stepping down from the Board. His notice period will run until mid-December 2021.Harland & Wolff Group said: 'The company remains involved in…

RWE to Build Offshore Wind Hub in Grimsby

Sep 23, 2021

Renewable energy company RWE said Thursday it would create an offshore wind operations hub at Grimsby’s Royal Dock, on the UK’s east coast.The new ‘Grimsby Hub’ will expand the existing Triton Knoll offshore wind farm base and will be the home…

Havyard Leirvik Delivers Sixth SOV to Esvagt

Sep 22, 2021

Norwegian shipbuilder Havyard Leirvik has delivered another offshore wind service operation vessel (SOV) to Danish vessel owner Esvagt.The vessel, Esvagt Havelok, is the third and last of the ‘triplet ships’ built by Havyard for Esvagt.  The ship handed over Tuesday was the third in the same series…

InfraStrata Proposes Name Change to Harland & Wolff

Sep 14, 2021

InfraStrata, the UK quoted company focused on strategic infrastructure projects and physical asset lifecycle management, has applied to Companies House to trade under the name Harland & Wolff Group Holdings plc.The company, which in 2019 bought Harland & Wolff…

Waterjet Propelled Workboat Delivered for work Offshore in the Gulf of Guinea

Sep 01, 2021

A 12m workboat built by Strategic Marine has completed sea trials and was delivered to Tullow Ghana Limited.The vessel will be deployed to offshore deepwater projects in the Gulf of Guinea.To this end the vessel has been fitted with an advanced marine propulsion system…

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