Virginia’s offshore wind turbines now generating power

The Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project has started generating power, according to social media posts from Ørsted, which developed the project together with Dominion Energy. The 12 MW CVOW, located some 43 kilometres off the coast of Virginia … Read More

TPC Changhua Phase 1 foundations all in place

Jan De Nul has completed the installation of jacket foundations at Taiwan Power Company’s Changhua Phase 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Heerema Marine Contractors’ vessel Aegir, chartered by Jan De Nul, was responsible for installing the 1,100 metric tonne jackets … Read More

Bureau Veritas validates OceanQuest power curve

HydroQuest French tidal energy developer HydroQuest has obtained certification for its 1MW tidal turbine’s power curve from classification society Bureau Veritas. The tidal turbine OceanQuest, deployed in Paimpol-Bréhat, meets the requirements of the IEC 62600-200 standard evaluating the performance of … Read More

Scorpio sells non-scrubber-fitted bulker as it pursues offshore wind-focused strategy

Monaco-based ship owner and operator Scorpio Bulkers is selling one of its non-scrubber-fitted bulkers, representing a first step in the company’s recently unveiled strategy focused on the offshore wind sector. As informed, the company has entered into an agreement with … Read More

Keppel to review offshore & marine business amid challenging environment

Singapore’s conglomerate Keppel Corporation has decided to review its offshore & marine business as part of its overall strategy and roadmap amid the sector’s challenging environment. In an update on Tuesday Keppel noted it regularly reviews its portfolio of assets. As … Read More

C-Innovation snaps up Caltex

C-Innovation, an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore, has acquired the controlling interest in Caltex Oil Tools. Houston-based company has a core management team with more than 65 years of experience in deep water, remote technologies and intervention solutions. The Caltex … Read More

Valaris gains access to additional liquidity

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris has executed a new term loan credit agreement, gaining access to additional liquidity as it is working through its Chapter 11 bankruptcy process. Valaris voluntarily filed for a Chapter 11 financial restructuring in the United States … Read More

PECMAG PTO system on trials at Port of Montrose

Subsea engineering firm Oceaneering and partners recently deployed their PECMAG power take-off technology at Port of Montrose for testing. The Power Electronic Controlled Magnet Gear (PECMAG) is one of the projects in Wave Energy Scotland PTO call. The PECMAG PTO … Read More

Karpowership kicks off first floating LNG-to-power project in Indonesia

Turkey’s floating power plant company Karpower International (Karpowership) has begun operation on its first LNG-to-Power project offshore Indonesia. Karpowership said that the powership Zeynep Sultan began power generation using LNG on 20 September after the successful conversion of its first … Read More

Wilhelmsen, thyssenkrupp create 3D printing JV for maritime sector

Norway’s maritime industry group Wilhelmsen and Germany’s industrial and technology businesses conglomerate thyssenkrupp are establishing a 3D printing joint venture targeting the maritime industry. On 28 September, Wilhelmsen’s Marine Products division and thyssenkrupp signed a joint venture letter of intent … Read More