Offshore news – Page 3

  • Jones Act, oct 2020

    US progresses with Jones Act amendment


    The USA is moving ahead with a bill that promotes the development of renewable energy, which includes an amendment that ensure that Jones Act requirements are enforced for all offshore renewable energy production.

  • OHT shipbuilding contract, oct 2020

    OHT signs shipbuilding contract for newbuild vessels


    OHT, through its subsidiary VIND Offshore Installation, has signed the shipbuilding contract with China Merchants Industry Holdings for the construction of a wind turbine installation vessel.

  • DEME green jade 2 ,sept 2020

    Steel cut for Green Jade


    CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) has commenced the construction of the heavy lift and offshore installation vessel Green Jade.

  • FibreMAX

    FibreMax launches synthetic cable solution


    FibreMax has manufactured its strongest synthetic cable to date, achieving a breaking strength of 17,020 kilo newtons.

  • initiative focuses on safety in Esbjerg , sept 2020

    Joint initiative focuses on safety in Esbjerg


    Siemens Gamesa, MHI Vestas, Blue Water Shipping, the Dockers Union and the port of Esbjerg have teamed up to implement an improved safety initiative at the Danish port.

  • SCHEUERLE and KAMAG provide transport solutions for wind industry, sept 2020 2

    Momentum gathers for wind projects in North America


    Trailer manufacturers Scheuerle and Kamag – part of the TII Group – have reported signs of an increase in demand for wind projects in North America. As a result, demand for specialised transport solutions are also on the rise.

  • Robert Gillespie

    Gillespie joins Ocean Installer


    Robert Gillespie has been named managing director at offshore contractor Ocean Installer (UK).

  • Spliethoff Group delivers first monopiles for Wind Park Fryslân, sept 2020

    Spliethoff delivers first monopiles for Fryslân


    Spliethoff Group has delivered the first four monopiles for the Fryslân wind farm located in Lake IJssel in Breezanddijk, the Netherlands.

  • MHI Vestas and Verton team up for turbine innovation, sept 2020

    MHI Vestas and Verton team up for turbine innovation


    Danish wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas has formed a partnership with equipment manufacturer Verton, which will see the companies develop tooling that will be deployed during wind turbine installation.

  • DEME Moray East offshore wind farm, sept 2020

    DEME reaches Moray milestones


    Jacket structures for the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm have been loaded onboard an OHT heavy transport vessel at Rig Metals’ facilities in Dubai, UAE.

  • SBO, sept 2020

    SBO invests in newbuild and crane upgrades


    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

    OHT secures second contract for Dogger Bank


    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

    Buss commences Hornsea Two project scope


    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

    Great Yarmouth secures offshore funding


    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

    Dominion progresses with Jones Act vessel


    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

    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

    DEME completes Borssele 1 & 2 installations


    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

    Ninian Northern arrives in Lerwick


    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

    Norwegians team up for next generation of wind energy


    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

    MacGregor to deliver monopile installation system


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