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…


BV appointed to certify floating wind farm in South Korea

Bureau Veritas (BV) is to work with the Korean Register to certify Bada Energy’s Gray Whale 3 floating offshore wind farm in Ulsan, South Korea. The facility is to be located 70km from shore in water depths of about 150m. The project is being…


Floating solar power demonstrator at Dutch wind farm

Offshore floating solar power specialist, SolarDuck, is to build a 5-MW demonstrator plant, with energy storage capacity, at the Hollandse Kust West VII wind farm in waters off the Netherlands. The contract, awarded by German-based energy…


Orsted and Esvagt plan joint investment

Danish energy group Orsted and Danish offshore contractor Esvagt have decided to invest in a new service operation vessel (SOV) which can operate on green fuels. No shipyard has yet been named for the order. The vessel will measure 93m long, 19.6m…


Offshore hydrogen production plant granted AiP by ClassNK

ClassNK has issued Approval in Principle (AiP) for a floating hydrogen production plant that could use sustainable offshore energy to generate green hydrogen. The concept has been developed by Japan Offshore Design & Engineering Platform Technology…


Vallianz and Royal IHC team up to support offshore wind farms

Singapore group Vallianz Holdings and Dutch yard Royal IHC have entered into a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the design and construction of a next-generation wind farm service operation vessel (SOV). Designed by Royal IHC to meet the…


Maersk to provide installation vessel for US offshore wind farm

Maersk Supply Service (MSS) has won a contract from Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp through a 50:50 partnership in the United States, to provide a new type of wind installation vessel (WIV) for development of the Empire 1




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