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RUD ROV Hooks for Subsea Installations

Oceaneering International used four 10t capacity remotely operated vehicle (ROV) hooks from RUD to fulfill two major subsea contracts recently. Both in the Gulf of Mexico. The products were sourced from RUD distributor LiftPull. First, Oceaneering used the hooks to..

N-Sea-BODAC JV Announces ‘Next Level’ Development

The N-Sea-BODAC joint venture has announced significant investment in the further development of its specialist UXO provision. Formed in 2016, the joint venture (JV) has demonstrated year-on-year commercial growth. In that time, it has built a formidable track record in UXO..

First Subsea

Van Oord / Cablel Awards First Subsea Cable Protection System

Van Oord / Cablel has selected First Subsea to supply cable protection systems (CPS) for the Export Cables and Cross Over Protection for TenneT’s Net op zee Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore windfarm located 20km off the coast of The Hague..

Saitec Launches Offshore Wind Project BlueSATH

Saitec Engineering, one of the leading engineering firms in Spain, is launching its first offshore wind medium-scale prototype: BlueSATH. This project is scheduled to go online during the first quarter of 2020 in the open sea waters of Santander (Spain)..

DEME Offshore Awarded Major EPCI Cable Contract in Scotland

DEME Offshore has been awarded a major EPCI contract for the inter-array and interconnector cables at the Neart na Gaoithe offshore windfarm in Scotland. The scope includes the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of the subsea cables for the 450MW..

Boosting R&D for Wind Energy is Key

Targeted Research & Innovation is needed to accelerate the large-scale deployment of cost-competitive wind energy and support the existing European supply chains. This is according to a new report from the European Technology & Innovation Platform on Wind Energy (ETIPWind),..

Van Oord Shares Energy Transition Vision

 Van Oord presented the first copy of the white paper ‘Enhancing the energy transition’ to Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark. This took place during the WindEurope Offshore in Copenhagen, the international event where the latest developments in the offshore wind sector..

Agreement Signed for Arcadis Ost 1

In a signing ceremony in Copenhagen, MHI Vestas and Parkwind have signed a conditional agreement for turbine supply for Arcadis Ost 1 in the German Baltic Sea. The signing is the first conditional contract for MHI Vestas to feature the..

Jan De Nul Orders Offshore Installation Vessel Les Alizés

At WindEurope Offshore 2019, Jan De Nul Group announced the order of Les Alizés, a floating installation crane vessel from the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China. This news comes just six months after the investment announcement for the offshore installation..

DEME’s Orion at Liebherr Factory in Rostock

Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock announces the arrival of DEME’s offshore vessel Orion. The large-scale project is thus entering the next exciting phase – the erection of the biggest offshore crane Liebherr Maritime Cranes has ever constructed, the HLC 295000. The Orion reached..

subsidy scheme

New Danish Subsidy Scheme for Offshore Wind

The Danish government has agreed on a new subsidy scheme for the Thor offshore wind project. With the new scheme, the government said a stable settlement price is guaranteed for the power generated by the offshore wind farm and support is..

subsea gas separation

Joint Investment Project to Qualify Subsea Gas Separation

Aker Solutions and a group of the world’s leading oil and gas operators have come together in a joint industry project with the aim of making subsea gas separation a reality. Using CO2 injection to increase recovery rates in offshore oil..

Iara

First Oil from Iara

Total announce first oil from the Iara license (Block BM-S-11A), located in the deepwater Santos Basin pre-salt. This marks the start-up of the FPSO P-68, the first of the two floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO) already launched and..

WindEurope

HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark to Address WindEurope Offshore

HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark will deliver the opening address at the WindEurope Offshore 2019 event on 26 November. WindEurope Offshore 2019, the world’s largest event dedicated to offshore wind, will take place in Copenhagen from 26 to 28..

zero-emission

Zero-Emission Offshore Operations

Ulstein’s vision is to create tomorrow’s solutions for sustainable marine operations. Recently, DNV GL identified the five most promising alternative fuels for shipping, with hydrogen as the ultimate zero-emission solution. Ulstein’s first hydrogen powered ship design is now market-ready, offering..

Europort Attracts International Visitors in Record Numbers

Special ship markets in recovery and real progress on maritime digitalisation brought a feelgood finale to Europort 2019. The biennial conference and exhibition attracted 26,076 visitors for an energetic week of events at Rotterdam Ahoy in the first week of November…

Jan De Nul Is Aiming for 100% Renewable Fuel

Jan De Nul Group carries out dredging work in the Benelux with 100% renewable fuel. With this, the company is further committing itself to immediately and considerably reducing its CO₂ emissions. Trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander von Humboldt will from..

First Subsea

First Subsea secures Floating Offshore Wind Dynamic Bend Stiffener Connectors for Kincardine Project

First Subsea has secured a second contract with Spanish developer and construction company, Cobra Group, to provide Dynamic Bend Stiffener Connectors for the Kincardine Floating Offshore Windfarm. Following the initial supply to the pilot turbine last year, a further eleven..

Sparrows

API Q2 Certification to Support Drilling Work in APAC for Sparrows

Sparrows Group’s Singapore operation has achieved the world’s most advanced quality assurance certification for drilling service providers – the American Petroleum Institute (API) Specification Q2. The firm successfully demonstrated its quality management system met the strict criteria set out by..

Heerema

Heerema’s Crane Vessels to Switch to Wind Energy

Heerema Marine Contractors will provide its crane vessels with clean energy. By switching off the diesel generators, total emissions will be reduced by the equivalent of the annual emissions of approximately 5,000 diesel cars. Eneco will supply power from the..

Hywind Tampen

Equinor Awarding Hywind Tampen Contracts

On behalf of the Gullfaks and Snorre partners, Equinor today signed contracts totalling around EUR 322 million for the Hywind Tampen wind farm development. The contracts have been awarded to Kværner, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, JDR Cable System and Subsea..

Damen

Damen Delivers Third Fast Crew Supplier 2710 to High Speed Transfers

The delivery of the third Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 bought by Swansea, UK-based High Speed Transfers has taken place at Damen Shipyards Antalya. Named HST Harri, she joins the HST Hudson, delivered in May 2018, and the HST Sofia,..

Van Oord

First Borssele III & IV Monopile in Place

After two years of preparation, the first monopile has been installed for the Borssele III & IV offshore windfarm by Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus. In the coming months, Van Oord will place a total of 77 monopiles for..

Boskalis

Boskalis Awarded Taiwan Offshore Windfarm Project and Announces New Crane Vesselft 2

Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) together with Taiwanese partner Hwa Chi Construction have been awarded the foundation scope for the Taiwanese Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm (CFXD OWF) project owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP). The project includes the transportation..

TerraSond Completes First Geophysical Survey for Mayflower Wind

TerraSond, an Acteon company, has completed a high-resolution geophysical survey for Mayflower Wind, a joint venture between Shell New Energies US and EDPR Offshore North America. The two-month campaign, which began in July 2019, surveyed an area, 20 miles south of..