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

MSS lines up more work for new WIV

Maersk Supply Service (MSS) has been awarded a preferred supplier agreement by an Equinor/bp joint venture for its wind installation vessel (WIV), ordered at Sembcorp Marine in March. The offshore wind partners have already taken the WIV for…

19.07.2022
Offshore

Fugro expands its USV fleet

Dutch offshore survey and geophysical consultants Fugro has signed a contract with Kooiman Engineering and Van Oossanen Naval Architects for the design of a new type of autonomous surface vessels (USVs). The new type, called the Fugro Blue Prism™,…

11.07.2022
Offshore

ABS issues ‘SUSTAIN-1’ notation for subsea operations vessel

Southern Star, a DP3 subsea operations vessel owned by Singapore-based Tasik Toba Subsea AS, has been issued with SUSTAIN-1 notation by ABS in recognition of the ship’s specification exceeding standard Marpol and IMO requirements. The vessel is…

05.07.2022
Offshore

Crowley and Esvagt strengthen venture

U.S. maritime group Crowley and Denmark’s Esvagt have reached new joint venture agreements to jointly develop environment-friendly service operation vessels (SOVs) for wind farms. The venture was created to develop a best-in-class design and deliver…

05.07.2022

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