Offshore News

Belgium Plans to Build a Man-Made Island for Wind Power Transmission

Published Oct 5, 2022 11:43 PM by The Maritime Executive

Belgium is pushing ahead with plans to develop an artificial island off its coast, creating a regional grid connector for offshore...

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300 UK Offshore Workers Vote to Go On Strike

Published Oct 5, 2022 10:56 PM by The Maritime Executive

UK union Unite confirmed Wednesday that 300 of its members in the UK North Sea offshore sector have voted to go out on strike. The...

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Japan’s First Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Farm Completed

Published Oct 5, 2022 4:53 PM by The Maritime Executive

The work of installing 33 wind turbines at the 140 MW Akita Noshiro offshore wind farm, the first of its kind in Japan, is now com...

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Sembcorp Marine Wins $3 Billion FPSO Order From Petrobras

Published Oct 4, 2022 11:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

Sembcorp Marine has won a $3 billion contract for a new FPSO for Petrobras, its largest single order from the Brazilian petroleum...

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Gazprom: One Nord Stream Pipe String May Still Be Usable

Published Oct 4, 2022 6:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline system is still half operable, according to owner Gazprom, and could be used to supply Russian natural...

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Photos: Giant Crane Ship Thialf Stoops to Pass Under Great Belt Bridge

Published Oct 3, 2022 9:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

In order to take an ultra-large semisubmersible crane vessel into the Baltic, offshore heavy lift company Heerema has engaged in s...

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Norway Steps Up Security for Offshore Oil and Gas

Published Oct 3, 2022 8:09 PM by The Maritime Executive

With the help of its NATO allies, the government of Norway is stepping up the security presence around the nation's oil and ga...

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Wind-Turbine Maker Siemens Gamesa Lays Off 2,900 Workers

Published Oct 2, 2022 11:36 PM by The Maritime Executive

Siemens Gamesa intends to lay off 2,900 employees after revealing that inflation and supply chain issues are affecting its bottom...

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Six European Ports Collaborate to Support Offshore Wind Growth

Published Sep 29, 2022 6:06 PM by The Maritime Executive

One of the challenges created by the rapid expansion of the offshore wind industry is the need for port facilities to support the...

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Ulstein Designs Vessel for Installation of Heavier Wind Foundations

Published Sep 28, 2022 7:52 PM by The Maritime Executive

Norwegian design group Ulstein is the latest to propose an upsized vessel suited to meet the particular needs of larger wind farms...

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