Construction of French wind farm substation confirmed

A consortium around French yard Chantiers de l’Atlantique has received confirmation of an order for an offshore wind farm substation and other equipment. Customer is a group led by French power group EDF Renouvelables and the contract is to design,...

Shipbuilding, Offshore

Catamaran CTVs under construction in China

Chinese yard AFAI Southern Shipyard has an order for two hybrid catamaran crew transfer vessels (CTV) for Danish offshore operator MHO-Co. Construction has already started. The vessels have been designed by the shipping company in cooperation with...


Ulstein delivers third SOV to Bernard Schulte

Ulstein Verft has delivered the service operation vessel (SOV) Windea Jules Verne to Bernard Schulte Offshore GmbH. It is the third SOV to be built for the German company and, like its sisterships, has been built to an Ulstein SX195 design with a...

Shipbuilding, Offshore

Walk-to-work vessel for year-round operation

Dutch yard Royal Niestern Sander will construct an offshore support vessel for crew transfer from Russia. Customer for the shallow-draught ice-breaking walk-to-work vessel is a joint-venture between Mercury Sakhalin and Pola. After delivery in...


Palfinger wins Japanese crane contract

Germany’s Palfinger Marine Solutions has won a contract to supply 33 fixed boom cranes for Japan’s first large-scale commercial wind farm off the coast of Tohoku in the country’s northern region. The project actually consists of two wind farms – Akit...


Dogger Bank partners to build new UK operations base

Norwegian state energy firm Equinor and partner SSE Renewables, a UK-listed company specialising in low-carbon energy, have announced plans to build a new operations and maintenance (O&M) base at the Port of Tyne. The facility will service Dogger...


Floating green hydrogen plant launched

Netherlands-based Tocardo, together with tidal power specialist HydroWing, has launched a tidal hydrogen production storage and offtake platform (THyPSO), a floating plant that generates and stores green hydrogen from the sea. It houses between one...




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