Offshore Industry News
Acta Marine, which has an offshore walk to work (W2W) vessel under construction at Ulstein Verft, has now ordered another one. This SX195 design is a DP2 W2W Construction Support Vessel (CSV) for the offshore industry. “Our first CSV, Acta..
Royal IHC has successfully passed the first significant milestones in the design and build process of an integrated reel lay vessel for Subsea 7. The technologically advanced ship is intended for the installation of complex rigid flowlines, including pipe-in-pipe and..
2017 was a record year for offshore wind in Europe according to statistics released today by WindEurope. Europe installed 3.1GW of new offshore wind, taking total capacity to 15.8 GW, an increase of 25% in just one year. 13 new..
Fugro has won a long-term contract for the provision of rig positioning services to Statoil. The contract includes positioning of all the Statoil operated rigs on the Norwegian continental shelf together with the company’s associated vessels. Fugro’s specialised satellite positioning..
Subsea provider N-Sea has announced that it secured major contracts to the value of EUR 45 million, during Q4 of 2017 and in early Q1 2018, providing a sound backlog for the coming season. Known for its innovative work as..
On 21 and 22 March 2018, the fourth edition of the Belgian Offshore Days will be held in Ostend. This is a B2B fair organised by Belgian Offshore Cluster (BOC), the association that brings together the Belgian suppliers of offshore wind..
TechnipFMC has signed an agreement with the Island Offshore group to acquire a 51% stake in Island Offshore’s wholly owned subsidiary, Island Offshore Subsea. Island Offshore Subsea provides Riserless Light Well Intervention (RLWI) project management and engineering services for plug..
SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today announced that it has launched a new free-to-access online tool to improve understanding of the current, and rapidly evolving,..
The gravity base structure (GBS) foundation for Minesto’s first commercial-scale installation of its Deep Green ocean energy technology has been delivered. The structure was floated on the River Mersey on Wednesday to mark a milestone for Minesto’s operations in Wales..
Offshore – dead and buried, thanks to onshore shale? Not quite, according to Westwood Energy. The offshore world moves fast. Data from the Energent team in Houston indicates that consumption of sand for hydraulic fracturing in the onshore US market..
Gazprom received through diplomatic channels a construction permit from the authorities of the Turkish Republic for the second string of the TurkStream gas pipeline’s offshore section stretching to the Turkish coast. “The TurkStream project is well underway. In accordance with..
Xodus Group has strengthened its offshore energy and environmental teams with the appointment of Eric Houston as its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Manager. Mr Houston is an experienced principal consultant and project manager with more than 25 years’ marine environmental consultancy..
Brand Industrial Services, known as BrandSafway, has acquired Venko Groep, a portfolio company of Mentha Capital, effective January 1, 2018. Moving forward, the company will operate as Venko, A BrandSafway Company and become a part of Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services..
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) recently announced a final investment decision on the redevelopment of the Penguins oil and gas field in the UK North Sea. The decision authorises the construction of a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, the first..
Construction of the Arkona offshore windfarm in the German Baltic Sea is progressing at a fast pace. After the foundations, the 60 connecting pieces are now also prematurely installed. The transition pieces, each weighing 400 tons, were taken from the..