Vallianz picks Ulstein design for heavy transport vessel

Vallianz Holdings Limited has contracted Rotterdam-based Ulstein Design & Solutions BV for the design of a new heavy transport vessel to operate in the offshore energy trades. The ship will be classed by Bureau Veritas. The Singapore-based company…


Viking picks Norfolk for US offshore wind safety hub

Denmark’s Viking Life-Saving Equipment has chosen to locate a new North American offshore wind safety hub in Norfolk, Virginia. The move comes as renewable power from the wind takes a prominent position in the Biden Administration’s energy strategy. …


Ulstein to design methanol-fuelled offshore wind vessels for Acta Marine

Netherlands-based Acta Marine has ordered two dual-fuel Ulstein SX216 construction service operation vessels (CSOVs), to be built at Tersan Shipyard in Turkey. The vessels will be the first to be constructed to the Ulstein Design & Solutions’ Twin…


Offshore hydrogen production plant granted AiP by ClassNK

ClassNK has issued Approval in Principle (AiP) for a floating hydrogen production plant that could use sustainable offshore energy to generate green hydrogen. The concept has been developed by Japan Offshore Design & Engineering Platform Technology…


Vallianz and Royal IHC team up to support offshore wind farms

Singapore group Vallianz Holdings and Dutch yard Royal IHC have entered into a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the design and construction of a next-generation wind farm service operation vessel (SOV). Designed by Royal IHC to meet the…


Maersk to provide installation vessel for US offshore wind farm

Maersk Supply Service (MSS) has won a contract from Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp through a 50:50 partnership in the United States, to provide a new type of wind installation vessel (WIV) for development of the Empire 1


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…




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