Topic: Offshore

Pacific Osprey’s sets sail with upgraded crane

Swire Blue Ocean’s offshore installation vessel Pacific Osprey is returning to operations with an extended crane boom designed. This is to allow the vessel to install the latest generation of wind turbines. The installation project was...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Coronavirus likely to spur decommissioning frenzy

With few profitable investment opportunities left as a result of the coronavirus, oil companies will likely increase their spending on decommissioning contracts. Global projects through 2024 could reach a value of 42 billion dollars, say...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Video: 5000-tonne crane of new DEME vessel collapses

The 5000-tonne heavy-lift crane of DEME’s new installation vessel Orion 1 has collapsed while undergoing load tests at Liebherr’s construction yard in Rostock. Five people sustained minor injuries and vessel and crane have suffered damage....Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Subsea7 wins Dutch monopile installation contract

Vattenfall has selected Subsea7 for the transport and installation of 140 monopiles and array cables for the Dutch offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid. In total, the contracted work scope includes the transport and installation of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk