Wind Workers Wanted

August 15, 2013
Wind Workers Wanted

The wind industry is growing rapidly, but skills development has not kept pace leading to a shortage of qualified workers. TPWind has released a report that indicates what steps the European wind industry needs to take to solve the problem.

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Huisman to Supply 10 Pipelay Systems

August 13, 2013
Huisman to Supply 10 Pipelay Systems

Huisman has secured new contracts for ten pipelay systems with various major offshore pipelay contractors.

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Dockwise Vanguard Dry Docks Rig

August 8, 2013
Dockwise Vanguard Dry Docks Rig

Boskalis deployed both its subsidiaries Dockwise and Smit to assist with the repair and maintenance of a semi-submersible drilling rig in the Mediterranean. The rig was dry docked on board the Dockwise Vanguard.

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Dutch Study Used in Post-Hurricane Restoration of Ship Island

August 6, 2013
Dutch Study Used in Post-Hurricane Restoration of Ship Island

Royal HaskoningDHV and knowledge institute Deltares have completed a study that will help to restore nature along the northern Gulf of Mexico and reduce effects of hurricanes on the Mississippi Mainland Coast.

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Boskalis Acquires €80 Million Dredging Contract in South Korea

August 5, 2013
Boskalis Acquires €80 Million Dredging Contract in South Korea

Boskalis has been awarded a contract by Daewoo E&C for the dredging and reclamation of new land for Songdo International City on the waterfront of Incheon, South Korea. The total value of the contract amounts to approximately €80 million.

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Van Oord Involved in Gemini Offshore Wind Park

August 5, 2013
Van Oord Involved in Gemini Offshore Wind Park

Van Oord will be involved in the Gemini offshore wind park project as both a project shareholder and an EPC contractor during the construction.

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Offshore Wind in Deep Waters Has Massive Power Potential

July 31, 2013
Offshore Wind in Deep Waters Has Massive Power Potential

Deep water wind turbines are key to unlocking the massive energy potential in Europe's Atlantic and Mediterranean seas and the deepest parts of the North Sea, a new report from the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) shows.

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Ampelmann to Cross the Oceans with New Stakeholder

July 30, 2013
Ampelmann to Cross the Oceans with New Stakeholder

Funds managed by IK Investment Partners are to acquire a majority stake in Ampelmann, a Dutch-based leading supplier of Motion Compensated Gangway (MCG) systems to the offshore energy sector, from its founders.

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SBM Offshore to Provide World’s Deepest Disconnectable FPSO

July 23, 2013
SBM Offshore to Provide World’s Deepest Disconnectable FPSO

SBM Offshore has signed contracts with Shell Offshore to supply and lease a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) for the Stones development project in the Gulf of Mexico. When installed, the Stones FPSO will be the deepest FPSO development in the world.

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ABB to Power FPSO and Deepwater Pipe Laying Vessel

July 22, 2013
ABB to Power FPSO and Deepwater Pipe Laying Vessel

ABB has been awarded an oil and gas contract worth $ 20 million for providing power and automation technologies to a floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) and a $ 12 million order to supply electrical power and propulsion systems for a deepwater pipe laying vessel.

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