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hydrogen production

MoU to launch the first floating wind turbine for integration with a hydrogen production system

Following a 12-month-long joint R&D programme focused on developing economically viable offshore green hydrogen production solutions, Lhyfe, a world pioneer and pure player in renewable green hydrogen production, and DORIS, an integrated engineering and project management group and a leader in offshore technology, have decided to become official partners to step up their work...
energy island

CIP secures world-class global contractor group for the world’s first energy island project

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), a global fund manager focused on renewable energy investments, has signed a partnership agreement with four internationally renowned companies within marine and offshore construction services, to develop the energy island in the Danish North Sea. CIP acts as project developer on behalf of an investor consortium composed of PensionDanmark and...
green hydrogen

Seanovent and Strohm join forces to deliver green hydrogen transfer solution

Seanovent Engineering and Strohm have entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on offshore wind-to-hydrogen developments to support a reliable, faster and cheaper green energy transition around the world. The partnership will focus on developing safe and dependable hydrogen transfer solutions which enable and improve the distributed green hydrogen concept, whereby green hydrogen...
DeltaTek

DeltaTek completes inaugural deepwater deployment in the Gulf of Mexico

Well construction expert, DeltaTek Global, has recently supported Petronas Mexico in the successful delivery of a deepwater exploration well (BC-1) off the coast of Tampico in over 1,500m of water. This project marks the first Gulf of Mexico deployment of DeltaTek’s field-proven cementing technology, SeaCure, and the world’s first deepwater application of QuikCure, DeltaTek’s...
inline active heave compensation

World’s first inline active heave compensator successfully tested

In no less than 62 hours of rigorous offshore testing, tech scale-up Seaqualize successfully completed offshore trials for its inline active heave compensator (iAHC), the Delta600. Together with testing partners Van Oord and nautical research institute MARIN, the offshore lifting tool was tested for fixed-to-floating, floating-to-fixed and floating-to-floating transfers of 300mT loads. The Delta600...
Jan De Nul

Jan De Nul and LS Cable & System complete first 90 km of submarine power cables for Hollandse Kust projects

LS Cable & System and Jan De Nul Group announce the completion of the first lot of submarine power cables for TenneT’s offshore projects Hollandse Kust (noord) and (west Alpha) in the Netherlands. Jan De Nul’s cable laying vessel Isaac Newton will load the 220kV AC cables from LS Cable’s factory in Donghae, South...

ASCO Revitalises Energy Recruitment for a Sustainable Future

Global integrated logistics and materials management company, ASCO, has relaunched its Energy industry recruitment arm, with the announcement of a relocation and several new appointments. With a track record reaching back over 40 years, OBM’s headquarters have relocated from its original Inverness base to ASCO’s Aberdeen headquarters. The move comes as Craig Revie, General...
AYOP

Three ladies and a gentleman

If one topic is constantly in the media it’s climate change, and with the recent floods it’s a topic that’s coming worryingly close to home. Achieving the climate goals for 2030 may well require a sprint to the finish line, including for the offshore sector. Or would a relay run be more efficient? Sylvia...
SMST

SMST gangway fleet for every offshore wind farm

SMST continues to expand its gangway rental fleet. Not only the number of Telescopic Access Bridges (TAB) is being enlarged, but also the possibilities of the modular gangway system have again been expanded. Latest development is the addition of a height adjustment system that enables safe and efficient transfer of people and cargo in...
offshore wind

Stepping up Korean offshore wind plans

Equinor has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korean East-West Power (EWP) to cooperate on 3GW of offshore wind projects in South Korea. Together the partners will contribute significantly to the country’s ongoing energy transition and development of an offshore wind industry in Korea. The Korean Government has set out an ambition to...
Survitec

Survitec completes acquisition of Blue Anchor Fire & Safety

Survitec has completed the acquisition of Blue Anchor Fire & Safety, one of Scotland’s leading providers of survival solutions providers to the fisheries, maritime and offshore energy industries. The investment, part of Survitec’s expansion strategy, follows the acquisition in May of Norway’s Hansen Protection, a leading provider of personal protective equipment. Baba Devani, Chief...
HVDC

Sunrise Wind first US offshore wind project to use HVDC technology

Ørsted and Eversource will be the first offshore wind companies to utilise high-voltage direct current (HVDC) technology as part of a US offshore wind farm, deploying the efficient transmission system for New York’s Sunrise Wind. HVDC technology offers advantages over AC technology in electricity transmission over long distances. HVDC reduces the number of cables,...
TechnipFMC

TechnipFMC and Saipem announce SURF commercial agreement

TechnipFMC and Saipem have entered into a global commercial agreement that will allow them to identify projects worldwide that could be jointly executed for the benefit of clients. The commercial agreement will pursue specific Subsea Umbilicals, Risers and Flowlines (SURF) projects where the combination of the companies’ complementary world-class assets, technologies, products and competencies...
OEEC

Buzzing days at OEEC 2021

After two days of doing business, networking, celebrating innovation, and making new connections and collaborations, the fourteenth edition of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2021 (OEEC) can look back at a fruitful and inspiring event. The event brought together over 350 exhibitors and 5.000 visitors at the Home of Energy Transition in the RAI...
Siem Offshore

Vard Electro dual-battery pack to reduce emissions for Siem Offshore subsea vessel

Vard Electro has secured an order with Siem Offshore to deliver its largest battery package to date for a vessel retrofit as the Norwegian shipowner proactively upgrades its fleet with hybrid power in pursuit of greener and safer operations with lower fuel costs. The newly signed contract covers Vard Electro’s SeaQ Energy Storage System...
Hornsea Two

DEME Offshore installs final foundation at Hornsea Two offshore wind farm

DEME Offshore has successfully installed the final and 165th monopile foundation at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two wind farm, which is currently the largest offshore wind farm in the world. The timely completion of this installation project is all the more remarkable given that it has largely taken place during the pandemic. Bart De Poorter, General...
TechnipFMC

TechnipFMC and Talos Energy enter strategic CCS alliance

TechnipFMC and Talos Energy have entered into a long-term strategic alliance to develop and deliver technical and commercial solutions to Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) projects along the United States Gulf Coast. The alliance combines Talos’s offshore operational strength and sub-surface expertise with TechnipFMC’s extended history in subsea engineering, system integration and automation and...
Mayflower Wind

Mayflower Wind signs agreement for hybrid electric CTV

Mayflower Wind, the developer of a deep water offshore wind project signed an agreement with Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding/Duclos Corporation of Somerset (MA, US),  for the specification, design, and manufacture of a Jones Act-compliant, hybrid battery diesel electric crew transfer vessel. The design of this CTV utilises technologies that will provide significant fuel savings and emissions...
TenneT

Tender 2GW high voltage stations big step towards 2050 climate neutral Europe

TenneT recently announced to start the tender of the stations (Platform & HVDC system) of the Dutch IJmuiden Ver offshore wind projects. With this tender, TenneT enters the next phase for the innovative 2GW projects in the IJmuiden Ver wind area. It is expected that this contract will be awarded by the end of...
Vestas

Vestas selected as preferred supplier for the US 2.1GW Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind farms

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has named Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier for the 2.1GW Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind projects in New York, USA. This is one of the largest preferred supplier agreements to be announced in the USA. Vestas will provide 138...
Manifesto

Global Wind Energy Manifesto

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and more than 90 global wind power leaders released the Global Wind Energy Manifesto for COP26 at the BNEF London summit, calling on governments to ‘get serious’ ahead of COP26.  COP stands for Conference of the Parties, and will be attended by countries that signed the United Nations...
Vroon

VOS Passion supporting TotalEnergies operations

Vroon Offshore Services is pleased to announce the charter of platform-supply vessel (PSV) VOS Passion to TotalEnergies E&P UK for a period of one year. The vessel will be supporting operations at Total’s North Sea assets, with this new contract follows on from a recently completed three-year charter with the same client. The short...

A blessing in disguise

Sometimes things are just meant to be. When Hillebrand several years ago announced their plans for a new quay at their Vlissingen location, no one was thinking of a long delay. Nothing less was true though, as the Dutch nitrogen emissions crisis threw a spanner in the works. However, in the end all things positively...
Offshore Energy

Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference in a changing world

The world is changing. The industry is changing. The need to innovate and transform are key in remaining relevant and future-proof. This is true during the COVID-19 period, and it will be so after the pandemic. The world did not stop spinning the last year and the energy transition is shifting into higher gear....
Sentinel

Sentinel Subsea secures funding from Alba Equity

Sentinel Subsea, specialists in passive well integrity monitoring, has secured a six-figure investment from Alba Equity and Scottish Enterprise as it continues to develop its proven game-changing technology for the monitoring of subsea wells. Founded in 2018, Sentinel Subsea has developed WellSentinel; a method of monitoring and managing the integrity of subsea wells, wellheads...