Damen plans new class of service vessels for floating wind

Damen Shipyards is preparing for the large-scale roll-out of floating wind technology by developing a new class of larger anchor handling vessels. They will be designed to load, transport and install bigger mooring components including anchors…


Bladt and Semco appointed selected supplier of offshore substations

A consortium of Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime has been appointed selected supplier of two offshore substations for the Baltic Power project in Poland. The project is a joint venture of ORLEN Group and Northland Power Inc. aiming to supply more…


Floating wind: Maersk Supply Service and Stiesdal Offshore enter partnership

Maersk Supply Service (MSS) and Stiesdal Offshore have entered into a strategic partnership to offer combined services to the offshore floating wind sector. With significant expansion predicted for floating wind, this emergent technology has the…


Atlantic Wind Transfers signs for Chartwell CTVs

U.S. offshore wind farm support company Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) has placed an order for six crew transfer vessels (CTV) from U.S. yard St. John’s Ship Building. The vessels are designed by British company Chartwell Marine. The Ambitious class…


Floating ammonia production plant secures AiP from DNV

A concept developed by Norway’s H2 Carrier AS to produce green ammonia on a floating production plant at sea has secured Approval in Principle (AiP) from DNV. The P2XFloaterTM, developed by the Fornebu-based green energy firm, is based on the…


Van Oord opts for Azipod propulsion for wind installation vessel

Rotterdam-based Van Oord has chosen Azipod® propulsion for its new offshore wind installation vessel, Boreas. The jack-up vessel will have four Azipod units with total power of 18 MW as components of a digital ABB AbilityTM package comprising…


Tanks tests of floating hybrid energy platform completed

Bombora Wave Power, part of the EuropeWave Programme, has completed tank tests of a floating foundation for offshore wind and wave electricity supply. The foundation formed part of an adapted semisubmersible InSPIRE platform, developed in partnership…




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