Offshore

Offshore

Jan de Nul orders second next-generation offshore installation vessel

Jan De Nul Group has ordered a floating installation crane vessel from the China Merchants Heavy Industry Haimen shipyard in China. It is the second such vessel the Luxembourg-based dredging and offshore service company has ordered in six months. Th...

02.12.2019
Offshore

Dutch offshore wind parks to be served by new hybrid crew transfer vessel

Britain’s Wight Shipyard has a contract from offshore wind park service provider CWind to build a hybrid crew transfer vessel (CTV). The vessel will have a hybrid surface effect ship (SES) concept. The new CTV will operate from the Dutch port of...

25.11.2019
Offshore

Semi-submersible gets DNV GL battery notation

The ultra-deepwater semi-submersible rig, West Mira, is the first offshore rig in operation to receive DNV GL’s Battery (Power) class notation. The Moss Maritime-designed rig uses a hybrid power plant with lithium-ion batteries whilst operating in DP...

13.11.2019
Offshore

Poland plans new wind farms in the Baltic

Polish state-owned energy company, PGE Baltica Ltd, is preparing to unveil plans for two new wind farms, sited in the Baltic Sea, at the Maritime Economy Forum Gdynia later this week. Construction and installation of the two facilities is expected to...

09.10.2019
Offshore

Equinor to develop world’s largest wind farm project

The UK Government has awarded contracts to Norwegian state energy company, Equinor, and its Scottish partner SSE, to undertake three large offshore wind developments in the Dogger Bank region of the North Sea. The 3.6 GW of installed capacity,...

27.09.2019
Offshore

Floating power station barges for U.S. energy company

U.S. energy company Astoria Generating Company and German group Siemens have signed a contract for the construction of two SeaFloat power barges to be operated in New York. They will be equipped with eight Siemens SGT-A65 gas turbines. The barges...

17.09.2019
Offshore

Offshore accommodation merger raises competition concerns 

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has been investigating the proposed deal between Prosafe SE (Prosafe) and Floatel International Limited (Floatel). Both companies supply semi-submersible offshore accommodation support vessels (ASVs) -...

09.09.2019

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