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ULSTEIN BEGINS BUILD OF LOW-EMISSION CSOVs

ULSTEIN BEGINS BUILD OF LOW-EMISSION CSOVs

The steel cutting ceremony for Ulstein Verft’s yard number 318, the first of two offshore wind newbuilds for the Norway-based shipowner Olympic, has been carried out at the hull yard, Crist, in Gdynia, Poland The vessels are scheduled for delivery in 2024, and are...

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ULSTEIN OFFERS 8000t INSTALLATION VESSEL FOR LARGER WIND FARMS

ULSTEIN OFFERS 8000t INSTALLATION VESSEL FOR LARGER WIND FARMS

According to Ulstein Design & Solutions, the significant shortage of foundation installation vessels, as projected by market analysts and brokers, calls for immediate action, so to provide for tomorrow’s needs in offshore wind and building on decades of proven...

TIDEWATER ORDERS NES BATTERY UPGRADE

TIDEWATER ORDERS NES BATTERY UPGRADE

Offshore service vessel provider Tidewater has contracted HAV Group company Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to deliver a battery package and associated control system for battery charging to be retrofitted on board the platform supply vessel (PSV)'North Pomor'....

OFFSHORE VOC CAPTURE CAN HELP DECARBONISE SHIPPING

OFFSHORE VOC CAPTURE CAN HELP DECARBONISE SHIPPING

VOC capture and utilisation during loading of crude oil tankers is believed to offer an important contribution to decarbonisation of shipping, and Norwegian company Vaholmen, working in conjunction with ABS, Ulstein Design and Solutions and Wärtsilä Gas Solutions,...

LOW-EMISSION OFFSHORE WIND CTV LAUNCHED

LOW-EMISSION OFFSHORE WIND CTV LAUNCHED

Marine engineering consultancy BAR Technologies has officially launched its first BARTech 30 crew transfer vessel (CTV) for UK offshore company Seacat Services. Seacat Columbia, built by Diverse Marine, was designed to address the two most pressing challenges of the...

CORVUS BATTERY SYSTEMS FOR OLYMPIC CSOV NEWBUILDS

CORVUS BATTERY SYSTEMS FOR OLYMPIC CSOV NEWBUILDS

Corvus Energy has received an order from Ulstein Power & Control for the delivery of Energy Storage Systems for two Construction Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) to be built for Norwegian shipowner Olympic. The vessels will have hybrid battery propulsion and are...

AZIPODS CHOSEN FOR NEWBUILD GREEN JACK-UP

AZIPODS CHOSEN FOR NEWBUILD GREEN JACK-UP

ABB has secured a contract with Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard in China to supply an integrated power, automation and propulsion system for a newbuild jack-up vessel (JUV) for Dutch marine contractor Van Oord The vessel, Boreas, which is anticipated to be one of the...

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STEERPROP PROPULSION PACKAGE FOR MAERSK WTIV

STEERPROP PROPULSION PACKAGE FOR MAERSK WTIV

Propulsion system supplier Steerprop of Finland has announced a major order for a complete propulsion package for a Wind Installation Vessel (WIV) being built by Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine for Maersk Supply Service of Denmark. Steerprop specialists worked in...

HYDROFOILS CUT EMISSIONS BY 10% ON WINDFARM VESSEL

HYDROFOILS CUT EMISSIONS BY 10% ON WINDFARM VESSEL

'Seacat Sceptre', a hydrofoil-optimised Offshore Energy Support Vessel (OESV) owned by Seacat Services, has exceeded its performance predictions while on charter in Scotland to Seagreen Wind Energy. Developed by designer Chartwell Marine, Sceptre is the first of two...

ULSTEIN TO BUILD ZERO-EMISSION CSOVs FOR OLYMPIC

ULSTEIN TO BUILD ZERO-EMISSION CSOVs FOR OLYMPIC

Norwegian operator Olympic has ordered two methanol-ready Construction Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) from Ulstein Verft with an option for a further two. The vessels have hybrid battery propulsion and will be prepared for methanol fuel to enable zero emissions....

ABS CERTIFIES SOV FOR SUSTAINABILITY

ABS CERTIFIES SOV FOR SUSTAINABILITY

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has issued a ‘Sustain-1’ class notation to the DP3 Subsea Operations Vessel ‘Southern Star’ which is owned by Tasik Toba Subsea and managed by Thome Offshore. Sustain-1 is an ABS environmental sustainability notation for vessels...

STRATEGIC MARINE DELIVERS HYBRID-READY CREWBOAT PAIR

STRATEGIC MARINE DELIVERS HYBRID-READY CREWBOAT PAIR

Strategic Marine of Singapore has sold two StratCat 27 (SC27) Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs) to a new client, Manor Renewable Energy (MRE), a UK-based renewable energy service provider, in the first sale to the MRE Group. The SC27 was developed in collaboration with...

NORWEGIAN OFFSHORE COMPANIES GO REMOTE TO CUT EMISSIONS

NORWEGIAN OFFSHORE COMPANIES GO REMOTE TO CUT EMISSIONS

Østensjø Group, Solstad Offshore and DeepOcean Group have joined forces to fast-track the adoption of remotely managed services in order to drive down operating costs and emissions for the marine and offshore industries. The three partners have established two joint...

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