Offshore Industry News
InterDam, leading specialist in blast-proof, fire-resistant doors and walls, has made a breakthrough in the testing of larger than standard fireproof doors. For customers, this will mean a faster, smoother project trajectory and lower costs. To physically test the integrity..
The Kenz Figee Group has found her new owner by MeeMaken BV. MeeMaken BV is an active participation company with a large worldwide network and a strong portfolio comprising service companies to the offshore energy business. As partners of MeeMaken..
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has carried out four successful dives with remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) and has acquired depth data (bathymetry) near the Vøring Spur in the western Norwegian Sea. This year’s expedition resulted in more than 100kg..
Ardent and Ardentia Marine Group have formally partnered for future operations. The two companies signed a cooperation agreement in June 2016. Ardentia Marine Group maintains a strong presence in Spain and Portugal. “Through Ardentia’s strong capabilities, we are able to..
The last ten pieces for the foundations of the Nobelwind project have arrived with the vessel Drago J in the port of Ostend. The REBO terminal at Energy Port Oostende is in full operation. It has become the heart of the..
Jan De Nul Group signed a contract with Dong Energy from Denmark for the transport and installation of 36 monopiles and transition pieces for the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 2 in German territorial waters. Additionally, the Group was also..
N-Sea has announced the opening of a new office in Dubai, with operations due to commence as early as August 2016. The new base will support N-Sea’s increased presence in the region, allowing the company to conduct diving, ROV and..
Nine of the largest offshore wind developers in Europe: DONG Energy; EnBW; E.ON; Iberdrola; RWE; SSE; Statkraft; Statoil and Vattenfall have signed up to the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme of the Carbon Trust. This programme is designed to impact the..
Forum Energy Technologies has received an order from New Orient Marine Pte to supply three remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) for its multi-purpose ice-class vessel currently under construction in Singapore. The order includes two Perry XLX 200 horsepower, 4,000m Work Class..
Atlantis is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached between the company’s majority owned MeyGen project and Lochend Wind Energy to facilitate access to the distribution grid for other renewable energy projects. The first phase of the MeyGen project..
Trelleborg’s engineered products operation has been awarded a contract by the Siemens/Petrofac consortium for its first floatover installation of an offshore wind converter platform, BorWin3. The high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter station will sit nearly 130km off the German..
At Gondan Shipyard in Figueras, Spain, the first dual fuel tug ever built in Europe, and the first of a series of three currently under construction for the Norwegian shipowner Østensjø Rederi, has been successfully launched. Designed by the Canadian..
The Netherlands’ Minister of Economic Affairs has awarded DONG Energy the concession to build The Netherlands’ offshore wind farms Borssele 1 and 2. DONG Energy won the concessions with an average bid strike price, excluding transmission costs of EUR 72.70..
Shell Offshore has awarded First Subsea a contract to supply Ballgrab subsea mooring line connectors for the Appomattox development. The semi-submersible four-column production platform will be moored in approximately 2,195m of water using sixteen Series III Ballgrab subsea mooring connectors..
Sea Trucks is awarded a contract from Enap Sipetrol Argentina (acting in its capacity of Representative of the Unión Transitoria de Empresas Magallanes) for a pipelay construction project for its PIAM Project in the Magallanes Field, offshore Argentina. The scope..