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

Irish offshore wind farm hires project director

EDF Renewables and Fred. Olsen Renewables have appointed Arno Verbeek as the Project Director for the Codling offshore wind project in Ireland. Verbeek will lead the development, construction and operational phases of the Codling Wind Park (CWP). According to the … Read More

Germans and Scots set up offshore wind and green hydrogen co-op

German wind industry association WAB e.V. has signed a three-year cooperation agreement with Scottish partner DeepWind to collaborate for the expansion of offshore wind and the development of a market for green hydrogen from wind energy. WAB and DeepWind plan … Read More

Energi Coast sets up offshore wind innovation group

North East England’s offshore wind cluster Energi Coast is launching a new Innovation Group which aims to develop long-term solutions to meet the requirements for new technology in offshore wind. The purpose of the group is to progress major innovation opportunities … Read More

New Manor wind farm service vessel about to begin first job

Manor Renewable Energy’s (MRE) new wind farm service vessel (WFSV) Manor Endurance has set sail for its first charter in the UK. Manor Endurance is about to begin working on an undisclosed offshore wind project off the UK East Coast. … Read More

UK needs to electrify oil & gas platforms to reach net-zero goal, Rystad says

The British government has set a goal to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 and electrification of oil and gas platforms on the UK continental shelf (UKCS) should play an important role in efforts to achieve this target. A Rystad Energy … Read More

First turbine installed at TPC Changhua Phase 1 offshore wind project

Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Taillevent has installed the first turbine at Taiwan Power Company’s Changhua Phase 1 offshore wind project. The 109.2 MW project will feature a total of 21 Hitachi 5.2 MW turbines with a downwind rotor mounted … Read More

Wilhelmsen buys into Edda Wind

Wilhelmsen has entered into an agreement with Østensjø Group to acquire 25% of its offshore wind business unit Edda Wind. As part of the agreement, Wilhelmsen also secured an option to buy another 25% before June 2021. Edda Wind currently has two vessels … Read More

New CEO to take the helm at Weatherford

Oilfield services provider Weatherford has named a new president and CEO of the company. Weatherford said on Thursday that, effective 12 October 2020, Girish K. Saligram will take the role of the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Saligram will … Read More