U.S. Offshore Wind Capacity to Hit Over 6 GW By 2030 -EIA

Developers are currently planning to install more than 6 gigawatts (GW) of offshore offshore wind capacity over the next seven years, with the bulk of the projects coming online in 2025, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said in its Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory report. The number would fall far short of the Biden Administration’s target of... Continue Reading →

World’s first hybrid-electric anchor handler completes sea trials

Denmark-headquartered Maersk Supply Service has revealed that one of its anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels, which is believed to be the world’s first hybrid-electric anchor handler, has completed sea trials offshore Norway, following upgrades. Maersk Supply Service has steadily been reducing its emissions since 2018 through a combination of initiatives, such as energy-efficient operations... Continue Reading →

Transocean Takes Delivery of World’s First 8th Generation Drillship

(OE) Singapore-based shipbuilder Sembcorp Marine has delivered the world's first 8th generation drillship, the Deepwater Atlas, to its owner Transocean. The Deepwater Atlas is the first of two ultra-deepwater drillships based on the Sembcorp Marine's Jurong Espadon 3T design.  The completed drillship features three-million pound hook-load hoisting capacity and, according to the rigbuilder, sets a... Continue Reading →

Corio Brazilian offshore wind push

Last week, Corio also announced five offshore wind projects totalling more than 5 GW in early-stage development off Brazil. Corio intends to develop five projects in Brazil, subject to finalisation of documentation and regulatory approvals, alongside leading Brazilian power generation company Servtec, which has been in the renewables sector for more than 20 years and... Continue Reading →

Subsea 7 starts floating offshore green hydrogen collaboration with OneSea

Subsea 7 has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Dutch hydrogen technology developer, OneSea Energy, to collaborate in the field of floating offshore green hydrogen production. The Memorandum of Understanding provides that OneSea and Subsea 7 will move forward together in exploring and developing field-specific solutions for offshore hydrogen production. Both companies will... Continue Reading →

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