Top News of the Week, 11 – 17 December 2017

Oleg Strashnov to Stay on Beatrice Until New Year

Seaway Heavy Lifting’s (SHL) vessel Oleg Strashnov – which left the Beatrice site after installing the 24th jacket foundation in late September and returned to the job in November – has put the 25th jacket in place and thus officially resumed the works after more than two months of suspension.

SeaZip: Next Generation Crew Transfer Vessel Is In The Pipeline

We are working with several shipyards on developing a new, larger crew transfer vessel (CTV) which could operate for up to 14 days offshore, Jan Reier Arends, Owner and Managing Director of SeaZip Offshore Service, said.

Norwegian Floating Wind Demo Sites Get Green Light

The Norwegian government plans to open one to two offshore areas for the development of floating wind power demonstration projects.

Vattenfall Reveals Dutch Offshore Wind Power Play

Vattenfall is participating in the tender for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore wind zone, the Netherland’s first non-subsidized tender.

Netherlands Awaits Zero Subsidy Bids as Offshore Wind Tender Opens

The Netherlands is opening the first phase of the tender for sites I and II in the Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore wind zone on Friday, 15 December.