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  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Over the next four years, Statkraft is planning green investments both in Norway and abroad. A proposal by the Norwegian Government to bolster Statkraft SF’s equity by NOK 5 billion (around EUR 552 million) was adopted by the Norwegian Parliament on December 11, 2014. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries will also reduce its overall […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    UK-based Automated Ships Ltd and Norway’s Kongsberg Maritime have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build the world’s first unmanned and fully-automated vessel for offshore operations. In January 2017, Automated Ships Ltd will contract ‘Hrönn’, which will be designed and built in Norway in cooperation with Kongsberg, and will be in operation in 2018, the […]

  • 2 June 2010

    In Norway, with great know-how in offshore technology, the University of Bergen spin-off Njord Floating Wind Power Platform is developing a… [mappress] Source: cleandxr, June 01, 2010;

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hagland Shipbrokers, a merger of the Norway-based RG Hagland AS and Denmark’s North Sea Shipbrokers, has completed the rebranding of all offices. After 18 months of cooperation between the offices in Norway and Denmark, the German and UK offices have been incorporated and rebranded to Hagland Shipbrokers. The company said it will now consist of 27 […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    Norway’s Equinor and the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy met with Nippon Foundation in Tokyo to discuss offshore wind collaboration, GCE NODE said.

  • 10 September 2013

    Tuesday last week, 200 Norwegian and international experts on renewable energy, business development, investment and government governance met at INTPOW Renewable Energy Forum to discuss the global energy revolution and its implications for business and Norway. Consensus opinion was that demand is soaring in new developing regions and climate change considerations boost demand for renewable […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Over the summer, several hands contributed to put Siemens’ service operation vessels (SOVs) into shape. The first SOV hull has been built at the Cemre shipyard in Turkey. It arrived at the Havyard shipyard in Norway in August – its final building site. Soon, the first SOV will be ready for docking out and first sea trials. […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and the Snorre and Gullfaks partners have submitted updated development plans to the Norwegian government for the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm. The Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm will consist of 11 8MW wind turbines located some 140 kilometres from shore in 260-300 metres of water between the Snorre and Gullfaks oil and gas platforms. Equinor and […]

  • 19 June 2019

    The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy announced plans to potentially open two areas for offshore wind development with a combined capacity of up to 3.5GW. The Ministry will send a proposal to open a hearing on the Utsira North area off the coast of Rogaland before summer. In addition, input will be requested for the […]

  • 7 June 2012

    Prime Minister David Cameron and the Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg agreed a landmark energy partnership between the UK and Norway designed to secure affordable and sustainable long term energy supplies. The Norway-UK Energy Partnership for Sustainable Growth heralds closer collaboration between the two countries across a wide range of energy activities, including safe and […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Grid Connection

    TenneT, Statnett and KfW (represented by KfW IPEX-Bank) launched the construction of the NordLink interconnector by driving the first spade into the ground and performing a symbolic cable pulling today in Wilster, Germany. The ground breaking ceremony for the subsea HVDC power cable which will connect Norwegian and German power grids was attended by Robert Habeck, Minister of Energy of […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Bonheur ASA, a specialist in shipping, offshore drilling, renewable energy and cruise, has released its Annual Report for 2013. In 2013, the Group of companies experienced increased revenues compared to the previous year and the overall financial position continued to be satisfactory. High revenue growth rates were achieved for the segments Renewable Energy and Shipping/Offshore […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following Norwegian media reports about layoffs at Nexans Norway AS, caused by market conditions in offshore wind and oil and gas industries, Offshore WIND contacted the company, which confirmed this move.  Communications Manager of Nexans Norway, Trude Larstad, said the company had to launch both temporary layoffs and downsizing at its facility in Halden. Along with significant uncertainty in the oil industry, […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Norway’s Østensjø Rederi named and launched Edda Mistral on Friday 2nd February, and named Edda Passat on Saturday, 3rd February.

  • 8 January 2020
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Norway’s Ocean Installer has appointed Odd Strømsnes as the new CEO as it aims to address the offshore wind market. Strømsnes will officially take over the role on 1 February and will divide his time between the company’s headquarters in Stavanger and its soon to be opened new office in Oslo. The new CEO will […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Norway’s Equinor (formerly Statoil) has contracted RPS engineers and scientists from Australia and the US to develop a long-term meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) measurement program for a potential wind farm development off the east coast of the US.

  • 26 March 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy examined a total of four applications for a permit to construct the Hollandse Kust (zuid) I & II offshore wind zone without subsidies.

  • 30 March 2012
    Grid Connection

    Statnett and National Grid are jointly developing a project to construct a High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) electrical interconnector between Norway and Great Britain. MMT will be performing the route survey for this project between Hylen, Norway and Blyth, UK. The survey will be performed April – August 2012. The length of the cable route […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Following the award of a contract for the Hywind Tampen project, Kvaerner has joined forces with DOF Subsea to deliver marine operations for the floating wind farm in Norway. Kvaerner’s contract for the Hywind Tampen project is worth about NOK 1.5 billion (approx. EUR 146 million). In addition to engineering, procurement, and construction of the […]

  • 30 March 2012

    As reported by China daily, it appears that Norway is about to get its first full-scale offshore wind power plant, Havsul I. In September 2009 the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy granted a licence to Vestavind Offshore, to carry out the project which is expected to bring electricity to around 50,000 households. Havsul I is […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Norway’s Østensjø Rederi has signed a letter of intent for the construction of four Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) to meet the increasing demand in the offshore wind market. The CSOVs are designed by Salt Ship Design, Norway in close cooperation with Østensjø Rederi. The vessels will be built at Astilleros Gondán, Spain. The 88.3-metre vessels, […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    LOC Group Ltd (London Offshore Consultants) – a leading global marine engineering consultancy – has appointed Andrew Pointing into the newly created role of Group Director, Marine Assurance and Risk. This new position is part of an ongoing restructuring process which sees LOC creating a number of group-wide roles to ensure its business sectors are […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Huisman, the worldwide specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, has recently opened up a new office in Bergen, Norway: Huisman Norge AS. The new representational office is a 100% subsidiary of Huisman and is set up to meet the increasing demand within the Norwegian offshore market. This is the first Huisman office in Scandinavia. […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Limited (SPO) today announced the acquisition of Seabed AS, based in Bergen, Norway. Seabed AS was founded in 2008 by Mr Hans Martin Gravdal, who has more than 30 years of experience within a wide range of subsea operations. Mr Gravdal and his experienced team will continue with the company […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Norway and Sweden seem to be good places for E.ON’s wind energy plans, as the company intends to develop onshore and offshore wind farms with the capacity to generate hundreds of megawatts of electricity. In Norway, the company has proposals for nine onshore farms with a total capacity of 1,500 MW, while it also plans […]

  • 12 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    On June 24 2010 DONG Energy announced an agreement to sell its ownership interests in Nordkraft and Salten Kraftsamband, two energy companies based in northern Norway, to a company in the Troms Kraft Group The transaction has now been approved by the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy in Norway and is expected to be finalized […]