COLUMN | Augustus Gloop in wind? Cadeler; Integrated Wind Solutions and Sumitomo; North Star newbuild [Offshore Accounts]

The order book for the wind sector just continues getting larger and larger, even as companies continue not to make much money. Wind is the Augustus Gloop segment of offshore, gorged on investment, like the character in Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, but liable to fall into a...

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VIDEO: Ocean Charger marks a milestone

A Norwegian project seen as key to powering offshore wind vessels without using any energy sources outside the wind farm has reached another milestone. Called the Ocean Charger Concept, the project was awarded NOK 38 million through the Norwegian Government’s Green Platform Initiative in December 2022.

“We are carrying out the largest restructuring of the Norwegian economy ever,” said Norwegian Minister of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Jan Christian Vestre at that time. “Everything will become...

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Norwind Offshore welcomes newest CSOV to fleet

Norwegian offshore wind support company Norwind Offshore took delivery of its newest commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) on Thursday, March 21. Norwind Hurricane is the second of five CSOVs in a series designed and built for Norwind by compatriot shipyard Vard. The vessels are equipped to...

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Cyan Renewables taps Norwegian yard for hybrid SOV

Singapore-based Cyan Renewables has selected Norwegian shipbuilder Vard for the design and construction of a new hybrid-powered service operation vessel (SOV). Following completion, the 85.5-metre vessel will enter into a long-term contract with Siemens Gamesa at the Hai Long Two offshore wind farm...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/offshore-world/offshore-operations-maintenance/offshore-maintenance/cyan-renewables-taps-norwegian-yard-for-hybrid-sov/

VESSEL REVIEW | Sørkapp – New Norwegian stern trawler boasts low environmental impact

Norwegian fishing company Nergard Havfiske has expanded its vessel fleet following the recent acquisition of a hybrid-powered stern trawler designed and built by compatriot company Vard. The final trawler in a series of three built by Vard for the same owner, Sørkapp (“South Cape”) utilises a...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/fishing-boat-world/trawling/vessel-review-sorkapp-new-norwegian-stern-trawler-boasts-low-environmental-impact/

VESSEL REVIEW | Calypso – Hybrid cable-layer joins Van Oord’s installation fleet

Netherlands-based offshore installation specialist Van Oord has taken delivery of a new cable-laying vessel built by Norwegian shipyard Vard. Calypso is the second cable-lay vessel to join Van Oord’s current active fleet and will be operated in support of offshore wind farm construction activities....

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/offshore-world/offshore-installation-decommissioning/offshore-construction/vessel-review-calypso-hybrid-cable-layer-joins-van-oords-installation-fleet/

COLUMN | Quick Updates: Atlantica buys DOF’s supply vessel flip; Maersk sells anchor handlers; battery power drive gains momentum in UK and Norway; Ocean Infinity wins grant; more cable layers ordered [Offshore Accounts]

Last week we looked at Britoil’s acquisition of 30 offshore supply vessels (OSVs) from Vroon for a price we estimated to be in the region of US$239 million, and the acquisition of the Vroon Offshore Services management teams in Singapore and Italy. We noted how the Dutch Bank ING had foolishly cut a side deal […]

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VESSEL REVIEW | Sophie Germain – France’s Orange Marine acquires cable-layer

French subsea company Orange Marine has taken delivery of a new cable-laying vessel built by Colombo Dockyard of Sri Lanka. The vessel has been named Sophie Germain in honour of a famed 19th century French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher. It was designed by Norway’s Vard Design in...

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Offshore Vessel News Roundup | August 17 – French cable-layer, Norwegian unmanned craft order plus US and Qatari crewboat construction

A French operator takes delivery of a new cable-lay vessel while a Singaporean yard launches the first in a series of three crewboats destined for the Middle East. Construction starts on a new compact crewboat for deployment at US offshore wind farms. Finally, a Norwegian joint venture places an order for a new unmanned craft […]

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Offshore Vessel News Roundup | July 14 – Taiwanese wind installation vessel, SOV conversion in US and more

It’s all wind installation and support vessels for this week’s roundup as we cover deliveries to Taiwan, Japan, and the UK plus a refitting project on behalf of a US ..

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