BP’s Argos platform floated onto Boskalis vessel for transport

Oil major BP’s Argos platform, built for the Mad Dog 2 project in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, has been loaded onto a Boskalis vessel ahead of transport from South Korea to the U.S. BP named the new platform Argos … Read More

South Korea: Five shipping companies form alliance

Five South Korean container shipping companies are establishing the Korean Maritime Movement Alliance (K-Alliance) in an effort to strengthen competitiveness in Southeast Asia and achieve cost synergies. The country’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF), Korea Maritime Promotion Corporation, and … Read More

South Korea unveils initiative to promote eco-friendly ship technologies

The South Korean government has presented a new initiative promoting eco-friendly ship technologies. Entitled “2030 Green Ship-K Initiative”, it is part of the country’s Act on Promotion of the Development and Distribution of Eco-Friendly Ships. As explained, the initiative aims … Read More

Ørsted reveals offshore wind plans in South Korea

Ørsted has disclosed plans to develop South Korean offshore wind projects with a potential capacity of up to 1.6 GW off the coast of Incheon City. The projects will be located more than 70 kilometres from the main parts of … Read More

Shell starts wind measurement campaign off South Korea, deploys EOLOS floating LiDAR

An EOLOS floating LiDAR has been deployed off the South Korean coast, as part of a measurement campaign for an offshore wind project being developed by Shell and CoensHexicon. The FLS200 floating LiDAR buoy has been deployed some 60 kilometres … Read More

Copenhagen Offshore Partners installs floating LiDAR in South Korea

Denmark-headquartered offshore wind developer Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP) has installed a floating LiDAR off South Korea. Source: COP According to the company’s post on social media, the LiDAR was “finally” deployed on 18 September following a series of typhoons in … Read More