Eksfin supports Taiwanese wind park with loan guarantees

Norway’s export credit agency Export Finance Norway (Eksfin) has provided EUR 180 million in loan guarantees to support Oslo-based Seaway 7’s involvement in the Hai Long offshore wind farm in the Taiwan Strait.   The facility is located between 45…


Hydrogen/ammonia plant awarded ABS approval

A hydrogen and ammonia production platform developed by the Korea Research Institute of Ships & Ocean Engineering (KRISO) has been granted approval in principle (AiP) in respect of safety and feasibility by ABS. The multi-functional platform…


First electricity from DemoSATH in Spain

The first floating offshore wind installation in Spain, DemoSATH, is now connected to the country’s grid. The test facility will be capable of meeting the annual electricity demand of around 2,000 households. Developed by Spanish engineering firm…


Damen delivers flexible Multi Cat in record time

Damen has delivered a Multi Cat 1908 SD to energy infrastructure company, Bohlen & Doyen Bau GmbH, just one month after contract signing. The 19.4m-long Scholle will fulfil a wide variety of support tasks in Germany’s coastal waters for transmission…


Les Alizés starts first assignment in German North Sea

Jan De Nul’s latest heavy-lift vessel, Les Alizés, has begun installation work on the first of 107 monopile foundations for the construction of Ørsted’s Gode Wind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 wind farms in German waters. The vessel, built at the China…


Schulte returns to Ulstein for more offshore wind ships

Bernard Schulte Offshore has signed a contract with Norway’s Ulstein Verft for two, option four, commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) of the Ulstein SX222 design. The 89.6m-long ships will have Ulstein’s Twin X-Stern design with two sterns…


Work begins on BorWin kappa

The first steel has now been cut on the BorWin kappa converter platform at a shipyard in Jebel Ali in the UAE. The converter station is a key link in connecting BorWin6, due on stream in 2027 with a grid connection capacity of 980 MW. The project…




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