Offshore Industry News
Uptime International has entered into a contract with Cemre Marin Endüstri for delivery of a full Uptime access solution. Cemre Shipyard in Turkey will integrate the delivery in the new windfarm Service Operation Vessel (SOV) they are building for the..
As part of its ongoing growth plans, Briggs Marine Contractors has made a six-figure investment into its diving division’s capabilities with the purchase of a dual basket diver Launch and Recovery System (LARS). The system, which was manufactured by Submarine..
Royal Boskalis Westminster has been awarded a LOI in joint venture with Van Oord for rock placement services for the Nord Stream 2 project. The award was made by the project developer Nord Stream 2 AG and is a part..
Tekmar Energy has been awarded a contract by VBMS to supply its seventh generation of TekLink cable protection systems (CPS), bellmouths and cover disks for ScottishPower renewables’ East Anglia One Offshore Windfarm. VBMS has awarded contracts on the project to..
Veolia and Peterson have accepted the first offshore structure into their Great Yarmouth decommissioning facility. The Shell Leman BH platform accommodation block arrived into the harbour on 11 July. The 50m-high steel jacket structure that supported the topside is due to..
Bibby Marine Services is delighted to announce that it has signed a contract with Total E&P Nederland to charter the Damen designed and built Bibby WaveMaster 1 – a Service Operations Vessel (SOV) with walk to work capabilities. Total E&P..
DONG Energy and Siemens have signed an agreement with Belgian GeoSea stating that GeoSea will acquire the full ownership of A2SEA. A2SEA will continue to operate out of Denmark with offshore wind turbine service and installation. DONG Energy and Siemens..
Barge Master and Bosch Rexroth have jointly introduced a new motion compensated gangway. After numerous simulations and virtual tests, the first manufactured gangway is currently being tested onshore at the Bosch Rexroth facilities in Boxtel, the Netherlands. 21 June the..
Ampelmann has been awarded a contract by Vroon Offshore Services for a Walk to Work (W2W) campaign at the Gemini Windfarm. Ampelmann successfully mobilised an A-type gangway system on the Vos Prime multirole platform supply vessel, holding SPS notation for..
Siemens Gamesa and DONG Energy have signed an agreement for the supply of 94 8MW turbines (752MW) at the Dutch Borssele 1 and 2 offshore windfarm. The contract additionally includes maintenance of the turbines. The wind power plant will be..
Bourbon has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Automated Ships (ASL) to support the building of the world’s first autonomous, fully-automated prototype vessel for offshore operations, in collaboration with the project’s primary technology partner, Kongsberg. Bourbon will provide..
Ampelmann has announced the launch of its latest gangway for personnel transfer: the A-type Enhanced Performace (AEP). Now providing clients with 10% greater workability in sea states up to 4m significant wave height; the AEP also has the ability to..
Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) has completed construction of the Culzean jackets for client Maersk Oil North Sea UK. At Heerema Vlissingen, one of two production locations of HFG in the Netherlands, the jacket for the central processing facilities platform (CPF)..
Gassnova has assigned Statoil to evaluate the development of carbon storage on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). This will be the first storage site in the world receiving CO2 from several industrial sources. The storage project is part of Norwegian..
Bluestream Offshore has secured a five year contract plus two-year extension with ONEgas, the combined business unit of Shell UK and the Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM) for the gas production on the Southern North Sea. The contract is a so-called..