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Two ladies and two gentlemen

Offshore wind is fascinating, diverse and challenging; the perfect working environment for people with a heart for a cleaner world, an interest in adventure and technology, and an ability to work independently. But how do you engage them in the first place? And how can we ensure there are good links between education and...
SMST

Second Taiwanese contract for SMST gangways

SMST is gaining a firm foothold in Taiwan with its modular gangways and mission equipment. In March, SMST’s motion compensated gangway started operations for Jumbo Offshore in the Taiwanese waters on board the Jumbo Javelin. Soon, the delivery of the mission equipment for Ta San Shang Marine (including an access tower with elevator and...

Amphibious Energy and CORROSION launch the ICCP-POD

CORROSION and Amphibious Energy recently launched the new ICCP-POD, an environmentally friendly alternative to using diesel generators to supply energy during the construction phase of wind turbines, and sacrificial anodes to protect turbine foundations against corrosion. The ICCP-POD combines two advanced technologies. The EnergyPod, developed by Amphibious Energy, is an easy-to-transport autonomous energy plant...
TWMA

TWMA awarded three-year extension for Valhall Flank

TWMA has been awarded a three-year contract extension to supply integrated waste management services for Aker BP’s Valhall Flank North and Hod B field development projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). TWMA was awarded a three-year contract in 2019 for drill cuttings handling, bulk transfer and cuttings processing solutions onboard the Maersk Invincible...
wind & water works

Dutch celebrate Global Wind Day with wind & water works launch

To celebrate Global Wind Day, the Dutch wind industry and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) have joined forces to launch the wind & water works website (www.windandwaterworks.nl). Managed by the Netherlands Wind Energy Association on behalf of the Government and a coalition of Dutch wind energy and trade associations, wind & water works is...
real-time monitoring

New floating offshore wind real-time monitoring solution

A Fugro-led consortium that includes AS Mosley and the University of Strathclyde has designed a mooring line fatigue tracker that safely and cost-effectively monitors offshore floating wind turbines, thanks to innovation funding from the Scottish Government. The consortium won the funding to develop the tracker, which fuses the motion and position measurements of floating...
Hollandse Kust

Smulders and ENGIE Solutions kick off topside fabrication of Hollandse Kust

At the Smulders’ facility in Hoboken, Belgium, the joint venture ENGIE Solutions – Iemants (subsidiary of Smulders) and TenneT started the cutting of the first steel for the topside of the offshore transformer station for the Hollandse Kust (west Alpha) wind farm zone. Last week, the joint venture partners and TenneT officially kicked off...
Gulf of Mexico

US to Explore Offshore Wind Potential in the Gulf of Mexico

The US Department of the Interior recently announced its intent to assess potential opportunities to advance clean energy development on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). This significant milestone is part of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal to create thousands of jobs through the deployment of 30GW of offshore wind by 2030. “The...
JDR

JDR wins Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind project

JDR has been awarded a contract by Parkwind to supply, test and terminate 33kV subsea cables for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in Germany. The company will supply the 45km of 33kV array cable that will connect the 27 wind turbines. It will also provide technicians, tooling and test equipment for the...
Lankhorst

Lankhorst heavy lift slings uses for Yunlin offshore wind project

Heavy lift shipping and offshore transport & installation contractor, Jumbo, is using heavy lift slings from Lankhorst Ropes to install offshore wind turbine transition pieces onto monopiles situated in the Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm, Taiwan. In total, the slings will be used to lift and position 80 transition pieces from the Jumbo Javelin. Located...
Vroon

Crew competence management system further developed

About four years ago Vroon Offshore Services Genoa implemented the Crew Competence Management system, a tool designed to enhance the continuous professional development of our Crewing colleagues. The Genoa team is now working on updating the system with additional fleet-specific requirements. To this end, we are pleased to announce that we are cooperating with...
HBK

Measurement Solutions for the Marine and Shipbuilding Industry

Shipping has been the basis of global trade for thousands of years. The call for greater efficiency, increasingly stringent emissions directives, and new ship propulsion systems bring new challenges for the shipbuilding industry worldwide. HBK provides you with the right solution to keep your development and production of ships, marine engines and other components fit for the...
Hatenboer-Water

Hatenboer-Water and Ålesund Maritime start partnership

Hatenboer-Water and Ålesund Maritime have concluded a partnership, offering the company a solid foothold in Norway and Scandinavia as a whole. The dealership agreement further strengthens the 115-year-old Dutch water production and treatment specialist’s acceleration. In the past twelve months, Hatenboer-Water has extended its global network with four partnerships and one branch office on...
Vryhof

Delmar Systems acquires Vryhof

Delmar Systems is pleased to announce the acquisition of Vryhof, consisting of Deep Sea Mooring and Vryhof Anchors. The combined company, with its global footprint and enhanced asset portfolio, will continue as Delmar Systems and as Vryhof. “We are excited to welcome Vryhof to the Delmar family. Vryhof’s team has built a world-class organisation...
FMS

FOR SALE : high-quality flexible machining systems (FMS) – 4 different types

  FMS 1 (Location: Altdorf, Switzerland)  www.hilcoind.com/sale/altdorf/featured (3)Universal Double Column Machining Centres, WALDRICH COBURG, MultiTec 2500AP, (2001/2002) (1) Universal Double Column Machining Centre, WALDRICH COBURG, MasterTec 4000 AR-MR/NC, (2007), (2) Universal Double Column Machining Centres, DMG (DECKEL MAHO), Model DMC 340FD, (2007) (1) Cnc-Coordinate Measuring Machine, ZEISS, MMZ-G 30/60/20; (2006),...
Dolphin Drilling

Dolphin Drilling secures more work with Wellesley Petroleum

Global contractor Dolphin Drilling has announced it has secured a Letter of Intent with Wellesley Petroleum AS for the drilling of an HPHT exploration well on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Bjørnar Iversen, Chief Executive of Dolphin Drilling, says, “We are pleased with the opportunity given and trust shown by Wellesley to continue our great...
Maersk Drilling

Maersk Drilling secures one-well contract extension with Total in Suriname

Total E&P Suriname, Suriname Branch has exercised an option to add the drilling of one additional appraisal well in Suriname’s Block 58 to the work scope of the semi-submersible rig Mærsk Developer. The contract extension has an estimated duration of 100 days, with work expected to commence in end-May 2021 in direct continuation of...
Conditionin monitoring

Condition monitoring of critical components in wind turbines

Wind turbines are subject to extreme mechanical stress. Condition Monitoring Systems help to ensure the stability, the service life and optimal design of wind turbine components such as rotor blades, drivetrains, inverters and monopiles. Condition monitoring prevents expensive failures and thus allows significant cost savings. Gearbox-failure represents a big part of the downtime of...
Hollandse Kust Zuid

Gould Services reaches agreement with Cadeler to supply and operate SPMTs for works a Hollandse Kust Zuid OWF

Cadeler and Gould Services have reached an agreement for the supply and operation of SPMTs to move nacelles onboard Cadeler’s jack-up installation vessel Pacific Osprey for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore wind farm. Gould will provide Engineering and Heavy transport services both at the offshore site in Dutch waters and port site. The...
Jan van der Temple

Engineering safety on the high seas: Jan van der Tempel named European Inventor Award 2021 finalist

The European Patent Office (EPO) announces that Dutch engineer, entrepreneur and inventor Jan van der Tempel has been named as a finalist in the Industry category of the European Inventor Award 2021. He has developed a motion-compensated system for transferring people and cargo between floating vessels and stationary offshore facilities, boosting safety on the...
Baker Hughes

Baker Hughes awarded subsea contract for Petrobras’ Marlim and Voador fields in Brazil

Baker Hughes has been awarded a subsea oilfield equipment contract from Petrobras as part of the Marlim and Voador field revitalisation plan in the Campos Basin, offshore Brazil. The contract includes several key technologies from Baker Hughes’ Subsea Connect portfolio and will provide Petrobras with a connected suite of solutions to help drive efficiencies,...
Utsira Nord

Equinor and Vårgrønn team up for floating wind at Utsira Nord

Equinor and Vårgrønn have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly apply for offshore wind acreage in Norway for the Utsira Nord area. Through a collaboration agreement Equinor and Vårgrønn, a Norwegian renewable energy company established by HitecVision and Eni, aim to jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop floating...
Fugro

Fugro finishes first phase on transpacific BiFrost Cable System

  Fugro has completed the first phase of its marine site characterisation project for Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) to support the BiFrost Cable System, a new undersea fibre-optic cable system that will connect the west coast of North America, Guam, Indonesia, the Philippines and Singapore. The transpacific route segments off the west coast of...
enelift

Enelift sets course for growth in the offshore lifting market with seven-figure investment

Enelift, formerly Global Offshore, recently announced ambitious global growth plans for its lifting solutions in the oil & gas and renewables industry. The company will invest a seven-figure sum into its operations and establish new support hubs in Houston, Dubai, Singapore, Perth and the Caspian over the next six months. Operating from its bases...
Nexans Aurora

A sunny ride on the Nexans Aurora sea trial

Snow-covered mountain tops, green hillsides and a bright sun on a blue sky make a perfect frame for the lady in red, the CLV vessel Nexans Aurora, on her sea trial. A sunny mood also characterises the atmosphere on board the vessel. The sea trial commenced with the yard’s sea trial on Monday, 3...