Offshore news

  • SBO, sept 2020
    News

    SBO invests in newbuild and crane upgrades

    2020-09-18T09:36:00Z

    Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) plans to invest in a newbuild wind farm installation vessel, with the option to add a second unit to the order.

  • OHT, sept 2020
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    OHT secures second contract for Dogger Bank

    2020-09-15T11:50:00Z

    The SSE Renewables and Equinor joint venture has awarded OHT with a transport and installation contract for the second phase of the Dogger Bank wind farm project – Dogger Bank B.

  • Buss Hornsea Two offshore wind project, sept 2020
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    Buss commences Hornsea Two project scope

    2020-09-09T09:05:00Z

    The first six transition pieces for Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the North Sea have arrived at the Buss Terminal in Eemshaven, the Netherlands – signalling the start of the project.

  • Great Yarmouth offshore investment, sept 2020
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    Great Yarmouth secures offshore funding

    2020-09-09T08:18:00Z

    The UK’s port of Great Yarmouth – part of Peel Ports Group – will receive GBP6 million (USD7.8 million) of funding from Norfolk County Council to establish an offshore energy operations and maintenance site.

  • Dominion progresses with Jones Act vessel, sept 2020
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    Dominion progresses with Jones Act vessel

    2020-09-08T10:49:00Z

    USA-based Dominion Energy is advancing with its plans to develop a Jones Act-compliant wind turbine installation vessel and selected Huisman as the supplier of the ship’s 2,200-ton (1,995.8-tonne) lifting capacity offshore crane.

  • Mammoet semi submersible floating wind farm project Portugal.1
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Larger turbines bring capacity pressures

    Larger turbine components, the geographical spread of their location and increasing deployment of floating installations are presenting new challenges and investment requirements for logistics companies servicing the offshore wind power sector, writes Phil Hastings.

  • DEME Ørsted’s Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm, sept 2020
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    DEME completes Borssele 1 & 2 installations

    2020-09-03T10:10:00Z

    In partnership with Ørsted and Siemens Gamesa, DEME Offshore has completed the installation of 94 turbines at the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.

  • Ninian Northern topside arrives in Lerwick Harbour, Allseas, sept 2020
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    Ninian Northern arrives in Lerwick

    2020-09-01T10:29:00Z

    The 14,200-tonne Ninian Northern platform topside has arrived at the Dales Voe Base at Lerwick port in Scotland for decommissioning.

  • Ocean Installer and Vard team up for offshore vessel, sept 2020
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    Norwegians team up for next generation of wind energy

    2020-09-01T10:20:00Z

    Norway’s Ocean Installer and Vard are entering into a partnership to develop an installation vessel capable of handling the next generation of offshore wind energy components.

  • OHT has tasked MacGregor with the engineering, procurement and construction of a monopile installation system for its vessel Alfa Lift, august 2020
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    MacGregor to deliver monopile installation system

    2020-08-28T09:35:00Z

    OHT has tasked MacGregor with the engineering, procurement and construction of a monopile installation system for its vessel Alfa Lift.

  • Brave Tern by Lee Williamson
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    Fred. Olsen wins wind work

    2020-08-27T10:23:00Z

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has been awarded a conditional contract with Liwei Wind Power for the transport and installation of 36 Vestas wind turbines for the Guanyin offshore wind farm in Taiwan.

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    Boskalis reports strong operational results

    2020-08-26T12:50:00Z

    Royal Boskalis Westminster reported an increased operating result for the first half of 2020, compared to the same period of 2019. Nevertheless, the company saw a net loss of EUR96.4 million (USD86.6 million) for the period.

  • BWS siemens-coastal-virginia-1860
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    BWS executes blade rack moves

    2020-08-26T09:51:00Z

    At the port of Esbjerg, Denmark, Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has moved blade racks from the quayside to a storage area at the rear of the port.

  • Rune Magnus Lundetræ screenshot], august 2020
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    Lundetræ joins OHT executive board

    2020-08-25T10:54:00Z

    Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has made a push into the offshore wind turbine installation market in recent months through its subsidiary, VIND Offshore Installation. VIND’s founder, Rune Magnus Lundetræ, has been appointed to the executive board at OHT.

  • Buss-Drone-acquisition
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    Buss expands portfolio

    2020-08-24T14:00:00Z

    Buss Energy Group has acquired a 24.9 percent stake in Aero Enterprise – a drone specialist that offers inspection services for onshore and offshore wind turbines.

  • DEME-Boa Sub C - Moray East - 012 copy
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    More progress for Moray

    2020-08-21T08:18:00Z

    DEME Offshore has installed two offshore substation platforms (OSP) and 20 jacket foundations for the 950 MW Moray East wind farm in Scotland.

  • heerema-sleipnir-jacket
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    Heerema removes Brent Alpha jacket

    2020-08-20T10:26:00Z

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir has removed Shell’s 10,200-tonne Brent Alpha jacket, located off the coast of the UK.

  • Aqualis Braemar OuYang 002
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    AqualisBraemar to oversee newbuild works

    2020-08-14T10:12:00Z

    AqualisBraemar will oversee the construction of two newbuild self-elevating wind turbine installation vessels that will be delivered to OuYang Offshore.

  • Oav Hetland,ocean installer
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    Ocean Installer adds offshore wind division

    2020-08-13T09:29:00Z

    Norway-headquartered Ocean Installer has launched a business segment dedicated to offshore wind farm development.

  • Jan de nul dogger bank august 2020
    News

    Jan De Nul lands Dogger Bank contract

    2020-08-07T10:41:00Z

    Jan De Nul Group has been awarded a transport and installation contract for the first two phases of the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm, off the coast of the UK.