Offshore

Offshore

BV to certify first floating wind farm in Celtic Sea

Classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) is to certify the Erebus wind farm, the first floating facility off the Welsh coast in the Celtic Sea. The farm, due to be commissioned in 2026, lies some 44 km off the Pembrokeshire coast in waters about…

20.01.2022
Offshore

World’s first large-scale floating wind projects planned in Scotland

Energy major Shell and ScottishPower plan the world’s first large-scale floating wind farms off the east and north-east coast of Scotland. Two joint ventures – MarramWind and CampionWind – will generate 3 GW and 2 GW of energy respectively,…

18.01.2022
Offshore

Danish heavy-lift firm places crane order with Huisman

Danish heavy-lift specialist, BMS Heavy Cranes, has placed an order for a 3,000-tonne ringer crane with Netherlands-based Huisman. Delivery is due for the second half of 2023 and the contract includes an option for a second unit. The fully-electric…

07.01.2022
Offshore

Maersk Supply Service wins West African FSO contract

Maersk Supply Service (MSS) is to provide three support vessels for the second phase of a Cameroon Oil Transportation Company mooring maintenance project. The two-month contract, scheduled for the last quarter of 2022, is to be carried out on the Ko…

07.09.2021
Offshore

Aquaterra Energy pioneers renewable-powered offshore platform

British offshore engineering company Aquaterra Energy has completed the engineering design for a renewable-powered offshore platform for DeNovo Energy Limited. The type Sea Swift offshore platform is part of the development activity for the Zandolie

06.09.2021
Offshore

Huisman wins DEME jack-up contract

Netherlands-based Huisman, a heavy lift and construction equipment specialist, has won a contract from marine engineering firm, DEME, to supply a 1,600-tonne Leg Encircling Crane (LEC) for its jack-up vessel, Sea Installer. The new crane, with…

31.08.2021
Offshore

ABS to class new Chinese FPSO

South Korea’s SK Innovation, operator of China’s Lu Feng 12-3 oil field, has chosen ABS class for a new 100,000dwt FPSO ordered for the energy reserve by China National Offshore Oil Company Energy and Technology Services Company (Cenertech). The…

24.08.2021

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