Offshore

  • TotalEnergies Drilling World's Deepest...

    French oil major TotalEnergies has exercised an option for Maersk Drilling's drillship Maersk Voyager to drill the ultra-deepwater Ondjaba-1 exploration well in Angola’s Block 48. 

     

  • World's First: Wärtsila, Eidesvik to Equip...

    Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik and Finland-based marine equipment manufacturer Wartsila are going to convert an offshore supply vessel (OSV) to operate with an ammonia-fuelled combustion engine with the required fuel supply and safety system. 

     

  • Van Oord Orders Giant WTIV for Booming Offshore...

    Responding to the increasing global demand for offshore wind farms and the growth in the size of the installations, Dutch marine contractor Van Oord has ordered a new offshore installation vessel that will be the largest of its kind. Using emerging technologies, the jack-up vessel, which is expected to enter the market in 2024, can install up to 20 MW wind turbines while operating on methanol to maintain a very low CO2 footprint.

     

  • Pioneering Spirit Gets 20,000-Tonne Floating...

    The giant offshore decommissioning vessel Pioneering Spirit has loaded a new sheerlegs system onto her back deck, giving her the capability to hoist both platform topsides and platform jackets. It will have a capacity of 20,000 tonnes, making her the world's largest floating sheerlegs by a factor of two (in addition to her other world records). 

     

  • Jones Act Hydrogen-Ready WTIV Receives AIP from...

    Designs for a next-generation wind installation vessel designed to work with the larger 15-20 MW wind turbine installations have been awarded an Approval in Principle (AIP) by class society ABS. The vessel is designed to be hydrogen-ready and also uses a unique vertical load for monopiles to enhance the installation process.

     

  • Canada: Near Miss Incident on ExxonMobil's...

    ExxonMobil Canada has reported that a near-miss incident occurred on the Hebron offshore platform in Canada earlier this week when a hoist hook fell on the deck. Nobody was injured but the incident had the potential for fatality.

     

  • Pemex restores offshore production after fire...

    Mexican state oil company Pemex says that it has fully restored 420,000 barrels of oil per day of production from the Ku-Maloob-Zaap offshore oilfield complex, just one week after a devastating fire tore through one of the field's production platforms and killed seven workers.

     

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Van Oord Orders Giant WTIV for Booming Offshore Wind Sector

Responding to the increasing global demand for offshore wind farms and the growth in the size of the installations, Dutch marine contractor Van Oord has ordered a new offshore installation vessel that will be the largest of its kind. Using emerging technologies, the jack-up vessel, which is expected to enter the market in 2024, can install up to 20 MW wind turbines while operating on methanol to maintain a very low CO2 footprint.

 
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Pioneering Spirit Gets 20,000-Tonne Floating Sheerlegs System

The giant offshore decommissioning vessel Pioneering Spirit has loaded a new sheerlegs system onto her back deck, giving her the capability to hoist both platform topsides and platform jackets. It will have a capacity of 20,000 tonnes, making her the world's largest floating sheerlegs by a factor of two (in addition to her other world records). 

 
English

Jones Act Hydrogen-Ready WTIV Receives AIP from ABS

Designs for a next-generation wind installation vessel designed to work with the larger 15-20 MW wind turbine installations have been awarded an Approval in Principle (AIP) by class society ABS. The vessel is designed to be hydrogen-ready and also uses a unique vertical load for monopiles to enhance the installation process.

 
English

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