Spirit Energy in 5-year Agreements with Subsea 7, TechnipFMC, and DNV GL

Oil and gas company Spirit Energy’s Norway has entered into five-year framework agreements with Subsea 7, TechnipFMC and DNV GL. “The agreements are a continuation of a new type of supplier collaboration that was started in 2015, and which has … Read More

KSOE wins AiP for wing-sail propulsion system

DNV GL has awarded an Approval in Principle (AIP) to Korea Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering (KSOE) for a wing-sail auxiliary propulsion system for ships.  The wind-powered auxiliary propulsion system is the result of a joint research project from KSOE, the … Read More

Heerema developing silent foundations

Heerema has received Statements of Feasibility from DNV GL for two of its “silent foundations” concepts, on which the company has been working together with the University of Dundee. The concepts include helical or screw piles and so-called push-in piles, … Read More

Maryland offshore wind training center opens for business

Arcon’s new training center which will support the U.S. offshore wind and onshore industries has opened its doors after receiving approval from the Global Wind Organization (GWO). The new purpose-built center has been developed by ARCON Training Centre in Maryland, … Read More

Solstad Offshore Vessel Trio Gets Renewables, Subsea Deals

January 22, 2021 Credit: Solstad Offshore Norwegian offshore vessel company Solstad Offshore has secured four contracts in the renewables and subsea sectors for three of its Normand Energy, Far Samson, and Normand Jarstein. The Normand Energy vessel, currently in Norway, … Read More

Schlumberger CEO: Stage is Set for Oil Demand Recovery

Schlumberger on Friday joined rivals in predicting a steady recovery in the oil industry this year after the world’s top oilfield services provider’s fourth-quarter results beat estimates, aided partly by growing drilling demand. Easing of COVID-19 related restrictions has propelled … Read More

Solstad secures work for subsea trio

Oslo-listed shipowner Solstad Offshore has secured four contract awards for three of its subsea construction vessels (SCVs). Normand Energy will support a project for a client in the Pacific Ocean with an estimated duration of 5 months, including mobilisation and … Read More

Greece opens public consultation on offshore wind legislative framework

The Greek wind energy association ELETAEN has launched public consultation for a legislative framework for the development of offshore wind in Greece. The consultation period will run until 1 February and is part of the implementation of the project “Necessary legislative … Read More

Russian Pipelaying Vessels En Route to Nord Stream 2 Work Site

Russian pipe-laying and other vessels are heading to Nord Stream 2 pipeline construction sites in the Baltic Sea, ship tracking data showed on Friday, amid U.S. pressure to scrap the project that aims to pump more Russian gas to Europe. … Read More

Subsea 7 Nets ‘Substantial’ Offshore Platform Order in Angola

January 22, 2021 Illustration only – Credit: Subsea 7 Offshore installation and construction firm Subsea 7 said Friday it had won a substantial contract – so, worth between $150 million and $300 million – to deliver a “lean gas platform” … Read More