Offshore

Offshore

EC-backed initiative to boost floating wind

The 13-partner NextFloat Project has been launched in Europe to hasten development of floating wind power. Coordinated by Paris-listed Technip Energies and backed by the European Commission (EC) under its Horizon Europe programme, the project has…

05.12.2022
Offshore

SOVs for Chinese wind market take shape

The first two service operation vessels (SOVs) for offshore wind parks in China had their keel-laying ceremony at the Chinese shipyard Zhenhua Port Machinery (ZPMC). The newbuildings of Ulstein series SX195 and SX197 are being built for energy…

02.12.2022
Offshore

Cecon Contracting enters construction agreement for cable vessel

Norwegian offshore energy industry services company Cecon Contracting AS has placed an order with Sefine Shipyard in Turkey to build a dual-fuel methanol-/battery-powered wind farm cable installation vessel. It is due to be delivered in the first…

25.11.2022
Offshore

Atlantic Wind Transfers signs for Chartwell CTVs

U.S. offshore wind farm support company Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) has placed an order for six crew transfer vessels (CTV) from U.S. yard St. John’s Ship Building. The vessels are designed by British company Chartwell Marine. The Ambitious class…

05.09.2022
Offshore

Floating ammonia production plant secures AiP from DNV

A concept developed by Norway’s H2 Carrier AS to produce green ammonia on a floating production plant at sea has secured Approval in Principle (AiP) from DNV. The P2XFloaterTM, developed by the Fornebu-based green energy firm, is based on the…

01.09.2022
Offshore

Van Oord opts for Azipod propulsion for wind installation vessel

Rotterdam-based Van Oord has chosen Azipod® propulsion for its new offshore wind installation vessel, Boreas. The jack-up vessel will have four Azipod units with total power of 18 MW as components of a digital ABB AbilityTM package comprising…

26.08.2022
Offshore

Tanks tests of floating hybrid energy platform completed

Bombora Wave Power, part of the EuropeWave Programme, has completed tank tests of a floating foundation for offshore wind and wave electricity supply. The foundation formed part of an adapted semisubmersible InSPIRE platform, developed in partnership…

23.08.2022

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