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First Foundation Installed for Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind

May 22, 2024

Dominion Energy has announced that the first monopile foundation for the 2.6-gigawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW), the largest offshore wind farm under construction in the United States, has been installed approximately 29 miles off the Virginia Beach coast.The monopile was installed by the Orion, DEME Group's heavy lift vessel.Once complete in late 2026, CVOW will consist of 176 turbines that will generate enough clean…

Shore Offshore Services Acquires Derrick Barge from TOPS

May 24, 2024

On May 21, 2024, Shore Offshore Services completed the acquisition of the derrick barge Swing Thompson from Turnkey Offshore Project Services (TOPS).The barge will be renamed Hulk and will maintain its Vanuatu flag while following ABS guidelines and working toward gaining OVID compliance…

North Star Inks Contract with Siemens Gamesa for New East Anglia THREE SOV

May 24, 2024

North Star has secured a contract with Siemens Gamesa to build a hybrid service operations vessel (SOV) bound for long-term charter at the East Anglia THREE offshore wind farm in UK.Cochin Shipyard has been confirmed to build the SOV of VARD 4 19 design for North Star’s growing fleet…

Carimin Buys Crew Boat Newbuild from Penguin Shipyards for $5M

May 24, 2024

Malaysia-based offshore services provider Carimin Resources Services, a subsidiary of Carimin Petroleum, has signed an agreement with Penguin Shipyard Asia for the acquisition of unregistered crew boat newbuild, worth $4.96 million.The newbuild…

Cadeler Secures Vessels Reservation Deal with Mistery Client Worth Up to $760M

May 23, 2024

Danish offshore wind installation firm Cadeler has signed an installation vessel reservation agreement with an undisclosed client, valued up to $760 million, for upcoming wind farm installation projects.If all options are exercised during the four-year agreement…

Kongsberg Maritime to Make Solstad’s Normand Sentinel More Energy Efficient

May 23, 2024

Kongsberg Maritime has been tasked to conduct energy efficiency upgrades on Solstad’s Normand Sentinel, one of its most prominent subsea construction vessels.This upgrade will see the vessel transition to Kongsberg Maritime’s electric rim-drive azimuth thrusters…

Cadeler Orders Third A-Class Offshore Wind Jack-Up Vessel

May 22, 2024

Danish offshore wind installation firm Cadeler has placed a $400 million order to COSCO Heavy Industries for the construction of its third A-class wind farm installation vessel, capable of transporting and installing seven complete 15 MW turbine sets per one loading…

Rovco Secures Survey Work on UK’s 1.5GW Outer Dowsing Offshore Wind Farm

May 22, 2024

Rovco, a UK-based subsea robotics and survey firm, has been selected by TotalEnergies, Corio Generation, and Gulf Energy Developments to survey key sites at Outer Dowsing Offshore Wind Farm in the Southern North Sea.With the project scheduled to start imminently…

SeaBird Exploration Wins OBN Source Work for Its Eagle Explorer

May 21, 2024

Norwegian marine seismic survey services firm Seabird Exploration has received a letter of award (LoA) for OBN source work for the Eagle Explorer in the Western Hemisphere with a repeat client.The duration of the contract is six months, with options to extend by another six plus six months…

Havfram to Install Wind Turbines at Iberdrola’s Windanker Project

May 21, 2024

Offshore wind installation company Havfram has signed a contract with Iberdrola for the installation of 21 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines at the Windanker project in the Baltic Sea, off Germany.The contract, set to start in summer 2026, covers transport and installation support…

Saipem Scoops $3.7B for Work on TotalEnergies’ Kaminho Field

May 21, 2024

Saipem has been awarded three new contracts by TotalEnergies for the Kaminho project, relating to the development of Cameia and Golfinho oil fields offshore Angola, worth $3.7 billion.The first of the contracts, awarded by TotalEnergies' subsidiary TotalEnergies EP Angola Block 20…

Sapura Ônix Heads to Atlanta Field to Install Subsea Equipment

May 20, 2024

The specialized vessel Sapura Ônix is on its way to Atlanta Field in Santos Basin, offshore Brazil, where it will carry out the installation of subsea equipment to support the oil production, targeted for August 2024.Brazilian oil and gas company…

Boskalis Installs First Foundation for Revolution Wind Project Offshore US

May 17, 2024

Boskalis has installed the first XXL monopile foundation for Ørsted's Revolution Wind offshore wind farm using its crane vessel Bokalift 2.Boskalis will install 66 more XXL monopiles and two offshore substations for the 704 MW project.The company…

Jan De Nul Orders Another XL Cable Layer

May 17, 2024

Offshore installation services company Jan De Nul has ordered another XL cable laying vessel (CLV), identical to the Fleeming Jenkin, which boasts ‘unrivalled cable-carrying capacity’.Like the Fleeming Jenkin, the vessel will be 215 meters long and can transport 28…

Philly Shipyard Lays Keel for Great Lakes' Subsea Rock Installation Vessel

May 16, 2024

Philly Shipyard has laid the keel for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation's subsea rock installation vessel, Acadia—the first Jones Act compliant rock placement vessel for the U.S. offshore wind industry.A May 2 keel-laying ceremony saw the vessel's first grand block loaded into the building dock…

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