Offshore Industry News
Vattenfall has decided to participate in the offshore wind tender in the Dutch part of the North Sea, the first non-subsidised tender in the world. This is a major milestone for Vattenfall and would be an important step to become..
The Van Aalst Group announced today that it became a majority stakeholder in Techano. The transaction was closed on 1 November, 2017. With the acquisition the Van Aalst Group is now one of the very few companies in the world..
Today, a new milestone in Wagenborg’s walk to work (W2W) project was achieved with the arrival of the Blue Queen in the port of Delfzijl. Upon arrival, the offshore vessel moored at the shipyard Royal Niestern Sander. In the upcoming..
During the annual Salvage and Wreck conference in London (6 and 7 December) Siri Marine has won the Technology and Innovation award. Albert Lenting, owner and Managing Director at Siri Marine, collected the prestigious price up on stage after some..
This week, Boskalis successfully completed an impressive dual vessel float-over operation of the Aasta Hansteen topside. Over the last number of years Boskalis through its subsidiary Dockwise, has played a critical role in the transportation of the Aasta Hansteen spar..
Modulift provided a custom lifting beam, slings and shackles as specialist pipeline contractor Stockton Drilling completed multiple lifts of a 28t, 18m-long tunnel boring machine (TBM) that was working subsea at the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm / Direct Pipe Landfalls (BOWL)..
BASF and LetterOne signed a letter of intent today to merge their respective oil and gas businesses in a joint venture, which would operate under the name Wintershall DEA. The oil and gas business of BASF is bundled in the..
InterDam has partnered with VE Partners to accelerate its ambitious growth plans. Renowned as a producer of integrated solutions to the offshore and onshore oil & gas and renewable energy sectors, InterDam’s aim is to create the safest area possible for..
Holding OOS International Group is pleased to announce it has signed a memorandum of understanding with China Merchants Industry Holdings for the basic design and construction of the largest SSCV in the world, the OOS Zeelandia, a new Semi-Submersible Crane..
Sparrows Group has cemented its position in the renewables sector with the acquisition of Danish wind energy specialist Alpha Offshore Service. Already a supplier of capital equipment to the wind energy industry, the deal significantly strengthens the group’s operations and..
DNV GL has launched WindGEMINI, its first online digital twin online tool giving wind farm owners and operators advanced insights into turbine condition and performance, enabling better informed wind operation decisions. The WindGEMINI framework is based on digital twin technology,..
The offshore windfarm Rampion in the English Channel has started generating electricity. According to E.ON, the first turbine was commissioned. 115 additional turbines will be connected to the grid in stages over the next few months. The offshore work for..
GyroMarine designs and produces gyroscopic stabilisers made for the marine industry, specialising in the megayachting, military and offshore sectors with application to ships with length exceeding 50m. Headquartered in Tuscany, Rosignano (Livorno, Italy), the company is part of an industrial..
Teekay Offshore Partners has announced that its jointly owned floating production storage and offloading unit, the FPSO Pioneiro de Libra (Libra), has successfully achieved first oil and commenced its 12-year charter contract with a group of international oil companies, including..
Recently the SMST gangway was installed on board Jumbo’s DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV), Fairplayer. The gangway, the SMST Telescopic Access Bridge M Series, makes sure that the Jumbo personnel walks safely from vessel to windfarm structure during the..