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...


French boost for offshore wind power

Renewable electricity from offshore wind farms has received a boost in France which could become Europe’s fourth-largest offshore wind power producer by 2030, according to analysis from Oslo consultant, Rystad Energy. By that date, the country aims...


Bladt and Parkwind sign agreement to construct Baltic Sea substation

Danish offshore fabrication yard Bladt Industries has signed an agreement with power group Parkwind for the design, fabrication and installation of the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind substation. The platform is jointly developed and will be jointly...


Partners to build Taiwan’s first wind installation vessel

Joint venture partners CSBC and DEME Offshore have initiated the early works contract for the first heavy- lift wind installation vessel to be built in Taiwan for operation in the country’s rapidly developing offshore wind sector. The joint venture,...

Shipbuilding, Offshore

Spanish builder wins CSOV contract

Astilleros Gondán has won a contract for two commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs), billed as the first “zero emission” ships of their type, from Norwegian shipowner, Østenjsø Rederi AS. The vessels are to be built to a design developed by...




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