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Miros

Miros wins sensor contracts with Subsea 7

Miros Group has secured a trio of three-year agreements with Subsea 7 to install its internet of things (IoT) dry-sensor WaveSystem. As part of project requirements for the monitoring of wave and current to a water depth of 10m, WaveSystem will be installed on three of Subsea 7’s pipelay support vessels, Seven Waves, Seven...

The first Crew Transfer Vessel designed and manufactured in France

As the installation of the wind turbines on the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm is underway, Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Tidal Transit Limited are pleased to announce the delivery to GE Renewable Energy of Inno’vent, the first Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) dedicated to the transfer of technicians and their equipment between the coast and the...
Cerulean Winds

Cerulean Winds and Ping Petroleum UK will create one of the UK’s first offshore wind powered offshore oil and gas facilities

UK green energy infrastructure developer, Cerulean Winds, and Ping Petroleum UK today announced the signing of an agreement to create one of the UK’s first oil and gas facilities powered mainly by offshore wind. Under the agreement signed in a meeting hosted by Secretary of State, Kwasi Kwarteng, the production facility at Ping Petroleum’s...
recyclable

First ever commercial installation of fully recyclable offshore wind turbine blades

Siemens Gamesa today celebrates the delivery of green energy from the world’s first turbine equipped with Siemens Gamesa’s RecyclableBlades. The first commercial installation of recyclable wind turbine technology recently took place at RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind power project in Germany. It marks a turning point in the long-term sustainability of offshore wind power. Marc...
Siemens Gamesa

First firm offshore wind power order for Siemens Gamesa in Japan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded the firm order for the 112MW Ishikari offshore wind power project from Green Power Investment. This instrumental project is the first firm offshore order in Japan for the manufacturer of offshore wind turbines. The order includes fourteen SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines, each with a capacity...

Huisman launches 700mt travelling quayside crane

Huisman has developed a 700mt Travelling Quayside Crane for the load-out of offshore wind turbine components. The move comes as a result of rising demand for large, 2,600mt and 4,000mt Skyhook Cranes for the load-out of foundation pieces and installation of floating turbines. Huisman is committed to driving the growth of renewable energy and...
DemoSATH

DemoSATH floating unit launched into water

Saitec Offshore Technologies and RWE achieved another milestone in the DemoSATH project with the successful completion of the launching operation of the floating unit. The project moves forward at a fast pace for its installation later this summer. During the next months the submarine dynamic cable will be deployed at the installation site and...
SolarDuck

RWE and SolarDuck accelerate technology development and commercialisation of offshore floating solar

RWE and the Dutch-Norwegian company SolarDuck signed a collaboration agreement to develop the use of floating solar parks at sea. To accelerate the learnings on SolarDuck’s floating solar technology, RWE will invest in a first offshore pilot in the North Sea. The project is a first step in the collaboration and lays the foundation...
KenzFigee

CMIC and KenzFigee sign technology license agreement

TSC Renewables, a wholly owned subsidiary of CMIC, and KenzFigee have agreed on a technology license agreement of the KenzFigee developed 3D Active Motion Compensated (AMC) gangway system. This agreement is a result and part of the recently signed strategic cooperation agreement between KenzFigee and CMIC enabling CMIC to manufacture, market and sell gangway...

Another double delivery of SMST gangway and crane for Acta Marine

Once again Acta Marine is equipping two newbuild Construction Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) with SMST mission equipment. The close cooperation between the two parties is reaffirmed by the contract signed with Tersan Shipyard for a modular W2W system package. The equipment will be at the operational heart of both vessels, securing optimal logistics and...

Verlume scales up manufacturing capacity with new operations facility

Verlume, a specialist in intelligent energy management and energy storage, has moved to a larger operations facility as it prepares to fulfill ambitious growth plans. Located in the former Weatherford building within the Raiths Industrial Estate in Dyce, Aberdeen, the 1,860m2 facility boasts a generous workshop floor, cranage, office space and laboratory areas. The...
Maersk

Maersk Supply Service awarded Preferred Supplier Agreement for second US wind contract

Maersk Supply Service is due to install the wind turbines at the Beacon Wind farm off the US East Coast, for a joint venture between Equinor and bp. The installation of Beacon Wind is expected to start in 2028. In March 2022, Maersk Supply Service ordered a newbuild wind installation vessel (WIV), the first...
Olympic

Olympic contracts up to four offshore wind vessels at Ulstein Verft

Olympic contracts two firm Construction Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) and two options for the same at Ulstein Verft. The vessels have hybrid battery propulsion and are prepared for methanol fuel to enable zero emissions. They are based on the ULSTEIN SX222 design with TWIN X-STERN from Ulstein Design & Solutions. Norway-based Olympic has a...
Dräger

Dräger Marine & Offshore cements North Sea commitment by investing millions in new facility

Dräger Marine & Offshore, a subsidiary of Dräger, an international leader in medical and safety technology, has demonstrated its commitment to the North Sea energy industry with a multi-million pound investment in a new facility in Aberdeen. Measuring almost 2,000m2 the new base at ABZ Business Park in Dyce, allows Dräger Marine & Offshore...
Tertahedron

Tetrahedron to build prototype crane

Tetrahedron is set to build a 130m prototype crane together with its consortium consisting of Jack-Up Barge BV, TNO, Shell, and GE. This after the consortium got awarded with a grant from the Dutch Government, a loan, and an investment. As offshore wind turbines keep getting bigger and bigger, new innovations arise to handle...
tidal stream

UK sets strong example with revenue support for 40MW of tidal stream

Ocean Energy Europe applauds the announcement of the first-ever tidal stream auction winners under the UK’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme. The winning projects – Orbital Marine Eday 1 & 2, Morlais Magallanes and Meygen Phase 2 – will together generate over 40MW of electricity. With its USD 23.5 million commitment for the sector,...
Gennaker offshore wind farm

wpd starts implementation of the Gennaker offshore project

With the conditional order of 103 Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbines with up to 9MW capacity each and the start of the main soil investigation at each individual turbine location, wpd has started the realisation of the Gennaker offshore wind farm located 15km off the Baltic Sea coast near the Darß peninsula. At the...
Vestas

Vestas pioneers world’s first hydrogen-powered offshore service vessel

As part of its journey towards becoming carbon neutral by 2030, without the use of offsets, Vestas is pioneering innovative solutions to reduce carbon emissions from its own operations. In collaboration with long-term supplier Windcat Workboats, Vestas is launching a pilot program to explore how the world’s first hydrogen-powered crew transfer vessel (CTV) can...
Sembcorp Marine

Sembcorp Marine delivers world’s first eighth-generation drillship

Sembcorp Marine has successfully completed the delivery of the world’s first eighth-generation drillship, the Deepwater Atlas, for Transocean’s subsidiary Triton Atlas. The completion of Deepwater Atlas marks a key milestone in Sembcorp Marine’s offshore construction track record. The vessel’s successful delivery is a testament to the group’s proven capabilities in providing innovative and pioneering...
XLCC

XLCC obtains planning approval to build UK’s first HVDC cable factory

On 29 June 2022, the North Ayrshire Council Planning Committee granted planning permission for XLCC’s HVDC subsea cable manufacturing operations in Hunterston, Scotland. Breaking ground in the coming months, the brownfield site will create a new UK industry to support global decarbonisation targets. Once fully operational, the facility will support 900 jobs in the...
DEME

DEME Group lists on Euronext Brussels

As of 30 June, DEME Group is listed on Euronext Brussels (ticker code: DEME).  DEME’s mission is to work towards a sustainable future by offering solutions for global challenges: rising sea levels, a growing population, the reduction of emissions, polluted rivers and soils, and the scarcity of mineral resources needed for the energy transition....
KEPCO

KR signs MOU with KEPCO for Offshore Wind Projects

Korean Register (KR) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreeing to technical cooperation in the development and construction of offshore wind power projects with Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO). KEPCO plans to build a 2.7GW offshore wind power plant by 2029, near the Korean south west coast to increase the distribution rate of...
Strohm

Strohm supports Shell with fast-track delivery of a TCP Riser

Strohm has supplied Shell with a static Thermoplastic Composite (TCP) Riser to support operations at one of its Southern North Sea assets. The availability of TCP through Strohm’s TCP on Demand model and the ability to install end-fittings offshore enabled flexible, quick and easy installation. Strohm was able to offer a fast-track delivery (January...
Siemens Gamesa

Siemens Gamesa awarded order for 882MW Scottish offshore wind power project

Siemens Gamesa has been awarded the firm order for the delivery of 60 units of its SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine at the Moray West offshore wind power project. The wind turbines will have a capacity of 14.7MW each and utilise the PowerBoost feature. A service agreement is included in the order for...
KenzFigee

Strategic cooperation KenzFigee and CMIC

KenzFigee and CMIC signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement to explore how both companies can complement each other with regards to the design and supply of identified key products needed to meet the fast growing offshore wind market in China. This cooperation is a result of the rapidly emerging market and the huge and urgent...