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

Aker Solutions lands EPCI contract

Norway’s Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract from Shell UK for the delivery of an offshore platform for the Jackdaw gas field off Aberdeen in the North Sea. The award of the not permanently attended installation (NPAI) follows completion of…

08.08.2022
Offshore

Huisman introduces 700mt crane for offshore wind load-out operations

Netherlands-based Huisman has launched a 700mt Travelling Quayside Crane for the load-out of offshore wind components including foundation pieces and heavy turbine parts. The crane is designed to move on a 16m-wide track but this can be adapted to…

26.07.2022
Offshore

Aibel wins EPCI contract

Norwegian offshore fabricator Aibel has won an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for the delivery of two HVDC converter platforms for an offshore wind farm. Customer is Danish energy group Ørsted and they will be…

22.07.2022
Offshore

Eidesvik wins five-year contract in renewables

Norway’s Eidesvik Offshore has been awarded a five-year contract for its 103m-long offshore support vessel, Subsea Viking, by Rotterdam-based Van Oord Offshore Wind BV. The 1999-built vessel will start the contract in the first quarter of 2023. The…

21.07.2022

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