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DeepOcean to Wire RWE’s Nordseecluster A Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 03, 2024

Ocean services provider DeepOcean has been hired by RWE for trenching, transport and installation of all inter-array cables with adjacent services for the offshore wind turbines of Nordseecluster A project, being built in Germany.In August 2023…

Maersk Forms Dedicated Offshore Wind Installation Business

Jul 02, 2024

Denmark-based A.P. Moller - Maersk has launched a dedicated division to provide installation services to the growing offshore wind industry.Maersk Offshore Wind has been formed as a spin off from Maersk Supply Service (MSS), which was acquired…

N-Sea Acquires Geo Plus

Jul 02, 2024

The Netherlands-based subsea services company N-Sea announced it has finalized a deal to acquire Geo Plus based in Groningen, The Netherlands.Geo Plus operates a fleet of five specialized survey vessels—Geo Ranger, Geo Focus, Geo Explorer, Geo Motion…

DOF Group to Acquire Maersk Supply Service for $1.11 Billion

Jul 02, 2024

Norwegian offshore supply vessel company DOF Group on Tuesday announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Denmark-headquartered Maersk Supply Service (MSS) for $1.11 billion in a cash and stock deal.The combined company, operating under the DOF Group name and brand…

Oceaneering Lines Up Vessel Services Work in the Gulf of Mexico

Jul 02, 2024

Oceaneering International announced its Offshore Projects Group (OPG) segment has been awarded multiple contractual agreements for vessel services with global energy companies, covering operations in the Gulf of Mexico.The scope of work under…

OPT and Unique Group Team Up for USV Services in Middle East

Jul 02, 2024

U.S.-based marine power, data, and services company Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) and UAE’s subsea technology and engineering services firm Unique Group have partnered up to offer unmanned surface vehicle (USV) services in the Middle East.Unique…

U.S. Shipbuilding Sector in Focus: Crew Transfer Vessels

Jul 02, 2024

A fleet of Jones Act compliant crew transfer vessels is growing in stride with the United States’ burgeoning offshore wind industry.When the United Sates’ first purpose-built crew transfer vessel (CTV), Atlantic Pioneer, was delivered in 2016…

Kongsberg Debuts Underwater Mountable Thruster with PM Motor

Jul 01, 2024

Kongsberg Maritime has introduced a new size of underwater mountable azimuth thruster with a 3.7 meter propeller and 4.2-megawatt power output model joining the range. Suited to a range of vessels including drill ships, windfarm vessels and production vessels…

Equinor Extends Eidesvik’s PSV Engagement

Jul 01, 2024

Equinor has declared options to extend the contract with Eidesvik Offshore, a Norwegian offshore vessel owner, for its supply platform supply vessel (PSV) Viking Energy.The contract extension runs from April 2025, extending the firm period to April 2030…

Jan de Nul Gets Export Cables Installation Job for Taiwanese Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 01, 2024

Belgium-based offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul has signed preferred supplier agreement with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for the installation of subsea high-voltage export cable for Fengmiao I offshore wind farm in Taiwan…

American Offshore Services Launches Its Second CTV

Jun 28, 2024

American Offshore Services (A-O-S) announced the launch of its second crew transfer vessel (CTV), Generater, designed to support the United States' growing offshore wind industry.Generater is a 99-foot, Jones-Act-qualified catamaran built to serve wind farms off the U…

Damen Books New SOV Oder for Taiwanese Offshore Wind Market

Jun 28, 2024

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has signed a deal with Ta San Shang Marine (TSSM) for the construction of new service operation vessel (SOV) for Taiwanese offshore wind operations.This is the third newbuilding SOV for TSSM, a joint venture between Mitsui O…

Fugro Gets Offshore Wind Survey Job in Japan

Jun 27, 2024

Fugro has been awarded a site characterization contract for a 684 MW offshore wind farm development off the coast of the Japanese cities of Murakami and Tainai, Niigate Prefecture, Japan.The offshore wind farm off the country’s west coast will be developed and realized by a consortium of RWE…

Acta Marine’s CSOV Newbuild to Sail Under French Flag

Jun 26, 2024

Dutch offshore vessel owner Acta Marine has announced the expansion into French maritime and offshore energy market with the newbuild construction service operations vessel (CSOV) named Acta Pegasus.The fourth vessel in Acta Marine’s fleet, currently under construction in Turkey…

Does an OSV Newbuild Boom Loom?

Jun 26, 2024

The market for offshore support vessels has experienced tremendous development in the last couple of years. And while we expect the market to continue its positive journey, we would argue that, at least on an overall basis, the market has already recovered to healthy levels at the time of writing…

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