Cecon Contracting enters construction agreement for cable vessel

Norwegian offshore energy industry services company Cecon Contracting AS has placed an order with Sefine Shipyard in Turkey to build a dual-fuel methanol-/battery-powered wind farm cable installation vessel. It is due to be delivered in the first…


BV appointed to certify floating wind farm in South Korea

Bureau Veritas (BV) is to work with the Korean Register to certify Bada Energy’s Gray Whale 3 floating offshore wind farm in Ulsan, South Korea. The facility is to be located 70km from shore in water depths of about 150m. The project is being…


Floating solar power demonstrator at Dutch wind farm

Offshore floating solar power specialist, SolarDuck, is to build a 5-MW demonstrator plant, with energy storage capacity, at the Hollandse Kust West VII wind farm in waters off the Netherlands. The contract, awarded by German-based energy…


Offshore wind firm opts for Inmarsat communications

Norwind Offshore, a Norwegian start-up in the offshore wind service sector, is to have a package of Inmarsat communication systems installed on board its first three ships. The first vessel, a former platform supply ship undergoing conversion to a…


Partners develop amphibious CTV

The energy company RWE and the southern English ship charter company Commercial Rib Charter (CRC) have developed an amphibious vessel for use as a crew transfer vessel (CTV) in particularly shallow and silted-up areas of water. The CRC Walrus is…


Maersk awarded contract for Spanish floating wind installation

Maersk Supply Service (MSS) has won a contract from Spain’s Saitec Offshore Technologies to install the mooring system for the full-scale prototype DemoSATH project, off the northern coast of Spain near Bilbao. The MSS team is preparing to install…


AiP for floating offshore wind foundation

Odfjell Oceanwind has been granted Approval in Principle (AiP) by DNV for its Deepsea SemiTM floating wind foundation design. The design, suitable for turbines generating up to 15 MW, has been developed for low cost mass production and is intended…




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