Heerema Picks-up “Hollandse Kust Zuid” Project

Heerema Marine Contractors has won a contract by Petrofac for the transport and installation of the Alpha platform at the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm zone. Heerema will perform the installation by one of its newest vessels, the semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir. According to the company, during the tender preparations the

Ørsted taking FID on the Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farm

Prior to the final investment decision (FID), Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs approved Ørsted’s local supply chain plan, and subsequently Ørsted has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower at the feed-in-tariff level announced on 30 January 2019. “Over the last couple of months, we have been

Offshore Wind Maintenance Logistics.

The logistics and supply chain management of maintenance is a very critical undertaking in the offshore wind energy industry. A failure to deliver properly maintain services is adversely affecting the wind farm' availability and thereby reducing the ability to produce as well as harming the profitability of its

Albatros Topside Has Landed

The heavy-lift jack-up vessels Pacific Osprey and Innovation have transported and installed the offshore substation topside on the EnBW Albatros offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. Pacific Osprey had loaded the topside in Rotterdam. In the construction area, the Innovation lifted the topside on the monopile foundation. The

Telford Offshore lands EPCI project in Mexican Gulf

Dubai-based offshore services provider Telford Offshore has been awarded multiple pipelaying and construction services contracts by Mexican offshore construction company Grupo Protexa. Grupo Protexa will charter three multi-purpose vessels with dynamic positioning class 3 (DP3) capability for a total of 400 days. The vessels will be deployed

Large-scale conversion project on offshore platform Molikpaq

While the refit of heavy lift capacity onboard an offshore rig might sound mundane, Liebherr’s project to replace and modernize cranes on the offshore platform Molikpaq operated by Sakhalin Energy, a unit subjected to some of the world’s harshest conditions, is anything but mundane. The modernization project

Norwegian oil companies expect surge in investments

Billion dollar investments in the Norwegian oil sector is headed for a significant surge, projects the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association. Norwegian Oil and Gas Association takes its optimism about future oil investments in Norway to a higher level. The industry association expects that investments levels shall reach more then NOK

Port of Brest Getting Ready for Offshore Wind Project

The marine renewable energy (MRE) hub being built in France’s Port of Brest has reached an important milestone after a 900-meter dike was connected to a wharf. The reclaimed area between the dike and the wharf will be filled out by dredged sediments in two stages, from October 2019 to April 2020, and