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…


Chantiers de l’Atlantique to design, construct, and install offshore substation

German energy group RWE Renewables GmbH has awarded French yard Chantiers de l’Atlantique a deal for the design, construction and installation of an electrical offshore substation. The substation will be used on the F.E.W Baltic II development, RWE’s…


MacGregor clinches order for FPSO offloading systems

Cargotec subsidiary, MacGregor, has won an order to supply two offloading systems for CNOOC’s Liuhua 11-1/4-1 redevelopment project in the eastern South China Sea. Booked in the final quarter of 2021, the offloading systems are due to be delivered to…


Technip Energies buys into floating wind firm

Paris-listed Technip Energies has acquired a 16.3% stake in floating offshore wind firm, X1 Wind. The investment in the start-up is the largest single commitment in the latest funding round and sits alongside participation from the European…


Gondan wins fifth CSOV contract from Edda Wind

Spain’s Gondan Shipbuilders has won an order for another commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) from Edda Wind, a company established by Norway’s Østensjø, an offshore marine service provider, and Wilhelmsen. The ship will be number five in…




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