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U.S. Gulf of Mexico: Laborde Marine Expands Offshore Vessel Fleet

Jan 12, 2023

New Orleans-based Laborde Marine said Thursday it had acquired two 240-foot (73.15m) deepwater DP-2 offshore supply vessels from L&M Botruc Rental, Inc. and has expanded its fleet of managed vessels. The company said that SOLAS-certified Shelley…

RWE Selects Siemens Gamesa's Giant Wind Turbines for Denmark's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 12, 2023

German offshore wind farm developer RWE has selected Siemens Gamesa's SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbines, of almost 15 MW each, for its Thor wind farm in the Danish North Sea. With its 1GW capacity, Thor will be Denmark's largest offshore wind farm once completed…

Eneco Charters Windcat's CTV for Offshore Wind Support

Jan 12, 2023

Dutch offshore wind farm developer Eneco has signed a 5-year crew transfer vessel charter and partnership agreement with offshore vessel owner Windcat.The deal entails the transport of technicians offshore and will also allow the companies to…

DeepOcean Triggers Option for Battery Installation on Offshore Support Vessel

Jan 12, 2023

Subsea service provider DeepOcean has triggered an option to seek the installation of a battery hybrid system on board the Stril Server multi-purpose support vessel (MPSV).DeepOcean is chartering theStril Server from Stavanger-based shipowner Simon Møkster Shipping…

German Green Group Seeks to Cut Wilhelmshaven FSRU License by 10 Years

Jan 11, 2023

A German environmental group has lodged a complaint calling for the operating licence of a new floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at Wilhelmshaven to be shortened by a decade citing its discharging of chlorine and risks to Germany's climate targets…

Jones Act Uncertainties Persist in US Offshore Wind

Jan 11, 2023

The Jones Act is a single sentence long, and yet somehow that reservation of U.S. domestic maritime commerce to qualified U.S.-flag vessels has spawned numerous complications with respect to offshore wind energy projects. Although not supported by prior experience…

Marlink Equipping Solstad Offshore Fleet with Starlink Connectivity

Jan 11, 2023

Maritime satellite communications services firm Marlink is equipping Solstad Offshore vessels with Starlink connectivity integrated with the Sealink VSAT, L-band backup, and 4G services.'Solstad Offshore is the first offshore vessel operator…

Glamox Marine Lighting for IWS, Cadeler Offshore Wind Vessels

Jan 11, 2023

Glamox AS has secured contracts to deliver its marine lighting for four wind turbine commissioning and service operation vessels for Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) Fleet AS of Norway, and two wind turbine installation vessels for Cadeler A/S of Denmark…

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate Awards Seabed Mapping Contracts for Offshore Wind

Jan 10, 2023

Fugro and Enviros have secured contracts with the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) for mapping of the shallowest strata under the seabed offshore Norway, with the objective of locating sites that are best suited for the installation of wind turbines…

$3 Billion Forecast to be Invested in New Anchor Handlers to Meet Floating Wind Demand

Jan 06, 2023

Floating wind is an emerging technology. Currently being tested in small scale demonstration and pilot projects, global floating wind commissioned capacity at the end of 2022 was less than 200 megawatts (MW). By 2030, close to 11 gigawatts (GW)…

VIDEO: Ocean Infinity's Armada 7801 Robotic Vessel Reaches Norway

Jan 05, 2023

Ocean Infinity's Armada 7801 has reached Norway after a long journey from Vietnam, where its hull was built last year at the Vard Vung Tau shipyard.'Our first new ship has arrived in Norway, having set sail on its maiden voyage from Vietnam in November…

Shearwater Adds 8 Months to Order Book with New Survey Deals in Brazil's Campos Basin

Jan 04, 2023

Marine seismic survey services firm Shearwater GeoServices has won two contracts for 4D seismic surveys with Petrobras for the Jubarte  and Tartaruga Verde fields in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.  Combined, the two surveys add eight months to the Shearwater's order book…

Equinor, BP JV Hires DEME for Offshore Wind Cable Installation in U.S.

Jan 04, 2023

Offshore installation services company DEME Offshore has won a 'substantial' contract for the transportation and installation of the inter-array cables for the Empire Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farms being developed in the U.S. by Empire Offshore Wind…

Volstad Orders NES Battery Pack for Subsea Construction Vessel

Jan 03, 2023

Norway's Volstad Maritime has contracted HAV Group subsidiary Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to deliver the battery package and associated control system for battery charging to one of its subsea construction vessels.Bergen-based NES will…

2023 Outlook: The Offshore Service Vessel Market

Dec 30, 2022

The market for offshore support vessels has been through a rather rough few years since offshore exploration and production activity took a nose-dive in 2015 following the oil price crash the year before.The newbuild order boom that came with…

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