Maersk Supply unveils offshore charging buoys to save emissions

A.P. Moller-Maersk subsidiary, Maersk Supply Service (MSS), has launched Stillstrom – an offshore charging system to provide renewable power for idle vessels at offshore wind farms, in ports, and at other operational hubs. MSS describes Stillstrom,…


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…


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,…


Energy majors sign up to develop offshore hydrogen park

RWE, Equinor, Gasunie and Shell have signed a declaration of intent to collaborate on the development of the AquaSector project, intended to be Germany’s first large-scale offshore hydrogen park. The partners intend to install about 300 MW of…


ABS classes floating turbines for offshore wind farm

ABS has classed three semi-submersible floating units, designed by United States-based Principle Power, housing 8.4-MW MHI Vestas turbines for the WindFloat Atlantic wind farm. Europe’s first large-scale floating wind farm is sited 20km off the coast…


Aker Solutions to conduct FEED for Crown LNG project

Norway’s Crown LNG has signed an agreement with Aker Solutions to undertake the front-end engineering design (FEED) process for an offshore LNG terminal in India. The gravity-based structure will be located on the seabed 19km north-east of Kakinada…


Rystad expects surge in FPSO awards in 2021 and 2022

More newbuilding contracts for floating production storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) are expected in 2021 as rising oil prices stimulate more offshore construction, says Norwegian energy research company Rystad Energy. More FPSOs were contracted…




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