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Barge Master Develops Motion Compensated Feeder for Next-Gen Wind Turbines

 Installation Jack-Up lifting of a 50-meter tower section from the BM-Feeder - Credit: Barge Master

Dutch company Barge Master has developed a motion-compensated feeder solution for the next generation of offshore wind turbines, called BM-Feeder.The company said that its motion-compensated platform with its adjustable payload capacity is capable of "feedering" all turbine components, including

Equinor Charters Havila Platform Supplier

Havila Clipper - Image by Jan-Rune Smenes Reite - Pexels

Norwegian offshore shipowner Havila Shipping has won a contract with Equinor for one of its platform supply vessels.The company said Thursday the PSV Havila Clipper would start working rot the Norwegian oil giant in direct continuation of the existing contract."The contract is for a firm period of 70 days with options for 20 days,

Enabling America’s Offshore Renewable Energy Opportunity

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Offshore wind (OSW) energy is a new focus for the U.S. under President Biden, who highlighted it in his January 27, 2021 Executive Order on climate. Since then, there have been several new supporting developments:Rulings by the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP);Announcement that workers in Alabama and West Virginia are supplying 10,

Atlantic Wind Transfers Pursuing Integrated Management System Certification

The offshore wind farm support vessels of Atlantic Wind Transfers, Atlantic Pioneer and Atlantic Endeavor, pictured together. (Photo: AWT)

Rhode Island-based owner and operator of crew transfer vessels (CTV) Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) has engaged classification society DNV for the company’s integrated Management System Certification as it seeks to scale up in the U.S. offshore wind industry. The company is working with DNV in pursuing

Ampelmann, C-Job Develop Motion-compensated Feeder Vessel for U.S. Offshore Wind Sector

Credit: C-Jobs Architects

Dutch offshore gangway services firm Ampelmann and C-Job Naval Architects have teamed up to develop what they say is "a one-of-a-kind" offshore wind feeder vessel concept with motion compensation technology.According to the duo, the vessel would be specifically suited for the rigorous demands of operating off the U.

ExxonMobil Floats $100 Billion Carbon Storage Project

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ExxonMobil on Monday floated a proposal for a public-private carbon storage project that would collect planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. petrochemical plants and bury them in reservoirs under the Gulf of Mexico.The plan would require “$100 billion or more” from companies

US Coast Guard Ends Search for Missing Seacor Power Crew Members

A U.S. Coast Guard Response Boat-Medium boat crew heads toward the capsized lift boat Seacor Power about 8 miles off Port Fourchon, La. on April 13, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris)

The U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday it will call off its search at sunset for the remaining eight crew members missing from the lift boat Seacor Power, which capsized in the Gulf of Mexico last week.The Coast Guard said its vessel and air crews worked with local agencies and good Samaritans to scour more than 9,

Inside the Red-Hot Offshore Wind Energy Market

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs owned SOV Wind of Change. Photo courtesy Cemre Shipyard

As the traditional offshore oil and gas markets continue to struggle, the renewable offshore wind market is hot and getting hotter.As the cumulative maritime, offshore, port and logistics marketplace gears up for offshore wind energy on a huge scale, World Energy Reports (WER), in its report “2021

Equinor: Several Factors Behind Faulty Welds on Johan Castberg FPSO Hull

The Johan Castberg production vessel at Sembcorp Marine in Singapore. (Photo: Equinor ASA)

Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor last year said that the delivery of an FPSO, being built for the Johan Castberg field development in the Barents Sea, would be delayed after the company discovered issues with the weld quality of the hull of the FPSO under construction in Singapore.In an update on Monday,

VIDEO: After Modest 2020, the Years 2021 and 2022 Could Be 'Pretty Good' for FPS Orders

An FPSO - Credit: Ranimiro/AdobeStock

There's one thing that's certain about the price of oil, it goes up and it goes down, but nobody knows when that will happen, Jim McCaul, an expert in the offshore floating production sector for 30 years, recently said in an interview for Offshore Engineer TV, discussing the past, the present

NOIA Elects Tim Duncan as Chairman, Paul Danos as Vice Chairman

(File photo: Talos Energy)

The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) board of directors has elected Tim Duncan, president & CEO of Talos Energy, as chairman and Paul Danos, owner, president and CEO of Danos, as vice chairman for the 2021-22 term. Duncan and Danos were confirmed in their positions during a virtual NOIA Board of Directors meeting on April 14.

Maersk Supply Service's Head of Renewables to Become CCO

Jonas Munch Agerskov - Credit: Maersk Supply Service

Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service said Monday it would appoint Jonas Munch Agerskov as its new Chief Commercial Officer after Carsten Gram Haagensen decided to pursue a career outside the maritime industry.Agerskov, who's held various roles within the company since joining in 2012,

Abu Dhabi: OFCO, Mammoet Pen Collaboration Agreement

Credit: Mammoet

Abu Dhabi Ports’ recently formed offshore logistics service provider, Offshore Support and Logistics Services Company (OFCO) has signed a collaboration deal with heavy lifting and transport services company Mammoet."The integrated maritime logistics service provider OFCO, will work closely with the

Offshore Lighting Solutions Firm Glamox Buys Luminell

Credit: Luminell (File Photo)

Glamox, a supplier of lighting solutions to the marine and offshore markets, has signed an agreement to acquire the Norwegian company Luminell Group AS.Established in 2010, Luminell develops and provides floodlights, searchlights, and lighting controls in the marine and offshore lighting market. "Together,

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