Monday, May 9, 2022

Heerema Tapped for U.S. East Coast Wind Projects

Dutch crane vessel specialist Heerema Marine Contractors has been selected for the installation of wind turbine foundations and offshore substations for the

May 9, 2022
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Noble and Maersk Drilling to Divest Rigs to Soothe UK Competition Concerns Over Proposed Merger

By Katharine Gemmell (Bloomberg) — Noble Corp. and Maersk Drilling offered to divest some of its offshore operation platforms to avoid an in-depth

May 9, 2022
Total Views: 1457

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Ørsted and NABTU Sign ‘Historic’ Project Labor Agreement for U.S. Offshore Wind

Offshore wind developer Ørsted and North America’s Building and Trade Unions (NABTU) have agreed to a “historic” national project labor

May 5, 2022
Total Views: 2567

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BOEM Review Finds ‘No Significant Impact’ from Offshore Wind Leasing in Northern California

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has found “no significant impact” in its environmental review

May 5, 2022
Total Views: 1590

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

DEME Partners With Barge Master on New Jones Act Feeder Barge Solution for Offshore Wind

DEME Offshore US, part of Belgium-based DEME Group, has announced a long-term partnership with Dutch company Barge Master to develop the motion compensation

May 4, 2022
Total Views: 1307

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
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Chevron Joins Gulf of Mexico Carbon Capture and Storage Project

Chevron will join Talos Energy and Carbonvert in developing the Bayou Bend CCS offshore carbon capture and sequestration project in the Gulf of Mexico off the

May 3, 2022
Total Views: 1550


COSCO Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Awarded ABS Approval In Principle

Classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) for the design of a wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV)

May 3, 2022
Total Views: 2589


Qatar Retakes Top LNG Exporter Status From US

By Sergio Chapa (Bloomberg) Qatar reclaimed the crown as the world’s top liquefied natural gas exporter from the U.S. just as the end of winter lowered

May 3, 2022
Total Views: 1272

Monday, May 2, 2022
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Offshore Drilling in Gulf of Mexico Makes Too-Little, Too-Late Comeback

By Paul Takahashi (Bloomberg) — A new wave of oil platforms is sweeping into the U.S. Gulf of Mexico as crude prices are riding historic levels

May 2, 2022
Total Views: 3093


Offshore Construction Begins for Record-Setting Dogger Bank Wind Farm

Offshore construction work has kicked off for what is slated to become the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The Dogger Bank Wind Farm, located more

May 2, 2022
Total Views: 3598

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Tanker to Arrive at Norwegian LNG Plant After 20-Month Outage

OSLO, May 2 (Reuters) – Liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker Arctic Voyager is set to arrive at Norway’s Hammerfest terminal on May 9, Refinitiv

May 2, 2022
Total Views: 6840

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

U.S. Advances Offshore Wind Energy Leasing on Atlantic and Pacific Coasts

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will publish two separate Calls for Information and

April 27, 2022
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Keppel and Sembcorp Marine Reach Merger Deal, Creating Rig Building and Renewables Giant

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Sembcorp Marine Ltd. has agreed to merge with Keppel Corp.’s subsidiary in a deal that will create the world’s

April 27, 2022
Total Views: 782

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Tidewater Becomes Leading OSV Operator After Closing Swire Pacific Deal

Houston-based Tidewater Inc. (NYSE: TDW) has completed its acquisition of Swire Pacific Offshore, becoming the world’s leading offshore support vessel

April 26, 2022
Total Views: 2299

Monday, April 25, 2022

Giant ‘Pioneering Spirit’ Shows Off New Jacket-Lifting System

The world’s largest catamaran, Pioneering Spirit, has used its new jacket lift system for the first time with the removal of the 8,100 metric ton Ninian

April 25, 2022
Total Views: 8011

Friday, April 22, 2022
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Noble and Maersk’s Offshore Drilling Merger Raises Competition Concerns in UK

The UK Competition and Markets Authority has found that the proposed merger between offshore drilling contractors Noble Corporation and Maersk Drilling could

April 22, 2022
Total Views: 1671


Otto Candies IMR Vessel to Get ‘Walk-to-Work’ System for U.S. Offshore Wind Work

Netherlands-based “Walk-to-Work” specialist Ampelmann has announced a contract to supply one of its high-tech systems for an Inspection,

April 22, 2022
Total Views: 2333

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
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KOTUG Acquiring Dubai-Based OSV Operator Seaways International

Netherlands-based KOTUG International has entered into an agreement to acquire rival offshore support vessel operator Seaways International, part of a strategy

April 19, 2022
Total Views: 1491

Thursday, April 14, 2022
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France Installing Its First Offshore Wind Farm a Decade After Approval

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — A decade after receiving government approval, a consortium that includes Electricite de France SA’s renewables unit

April 14, 2022
Total Views: 750

Friday, April 8, 2022

Shell Wants To Drill Offshore But Spud To Market Takes 13 Years

By Paul Takahashi (Bloomberg) Questioned by U.S. lawmakers this week, chief executives from the nation’s biggest oil companies took great pains to explain

April 8, 2022
Total Views: 5418