Offshore

Offshore

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…

24.06.2022
Offshore

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. …

20.06.2022
Offshore

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…

17.06.2022
Offshore

Hybrid electric CTVs now in service at Hornsea Two

Two new Chinese-built hybrid crew transfer vessels (CTVs) have been commissioned by wind farm transfer company, MHO-Co, to service Ørsted’s Hornsea Two wind farm in the North Sea. The CTVs – MHO Asgard and MHO Apollo – have propulsion systems based…

12.11.2021
Offshore

Floating wind prototype ready for installation

A prototype floating wind tension leg platform (TLP) developed by X1 Wind, X30, is now fully assembled in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, and ready for installation. The weathervaning design combines the features of a low-draught semi-submersible with a…

20.10.2021
Offshore

Van Oord invests in offshore installation vessel

Dutch offshore contractor Van Oord has ordered a large offshore wind farm installation vessel to further strengthen its market position in offshore wind. The jack-up vessel will be built at Chinese yard Yantai CIMC Raffles. The newbuilding can…

08.10.2021
Offshore

DNV targets offshore sector with new ABATE notation

FPSO owner, Altera Infrastructure, is the first offshore company to adopt DNV’s new voluntary ABATE notation, designed to assist owners of offshore assets to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The notation is being piloted on the FPSO, Petrojarl…

05.10.2021

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