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  • 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 […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Bremerhaven-based Innoven Marine Service GmbH has emerged as the new manager of the 1984-built Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessel Ocean King, which has now been renamed to Lev Twister.

  • 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 […]

  • 26 January 2011

    The HydroPEAK project in Norway is researching the interaction between wind and water power. As well as evaluating the current role of… (waterpowermagazine) [mappress] Source: waterpowermagazine, January 26, 2011

  • 16 November 2011

    The owners of Aibel have during 2011 evaluated strategic alternatives for the company. In the same period, Aibel has continued its strong development with profitable growth in all business areas. Aibel has an all time high order backlog, including recent major contract awards: Frame agreement with ConocoPhillips at the Greater Ekofisk Area, the first contract […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    In the third quarter of 2014, Statkraft achieved an underlying operating profit before depreciation (EBITDA) of EUR 268 million, compared with EUR 219 million in the corresponding period in 2013. Major currency effects and non-recurring items resulted in a net profit after taxes of EUR 487 million, compared with a loss of EUR 197 million in the third quarter of 2013. […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    Statnett, TenneT and KfW have agreed to develop an electricity interconnector between Germany and Norway with a goal to have it operational by 2018. The project is a key to further development of the North-European power grid, and of high priority to the partners. Statnett is the Norwegian Transmission System Operator (TSO) and owner of […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels

    Geoscience and engineering service provider Next Geosolutions has been awarded two survey contracts for the 1.4GW North Sea Link (NSL) project, the world’s longest subsea interconnector and the first electricity link between UK and Norway.

  • 19 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

      The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Norwegian grid operator Statnett have signed a loan totalling NOK 1,300 million (EUR 165 million) for the partial financing of the new subsea cable between Norway and Denmark and the upgrade of Statnett’s existing cable across the Oslofjord. The 16-year-maturity loan will help finance the construction of […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    ABB has won orders worth around $900 million from a consortium comprising utilities Statnett and TenneT as well as promotional bank KfW to supply onshore high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converter stations and the cable system in the German sector that will facilitate the first ever interconnection between the Norwegian and German power grids. ABB will […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

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

  • 17 January 2012

      Norway and Sweden will be soon perceived as a common market for renewable energy, most likely as of January 1, 2012. This development is the outcome of the establishment of the joint Norwegian Swedish certificate system for the production of renewable energy, also known as the Green Certificate. Havgul clean energy AS (HCE) was […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Grid Connection

    National Grid and Denmark’s have signed a cooperation agreement to begin feasibility work on an electricity interconnector between the UK and Denmark. The agreement was signed in London by Nick Winser Executive Director of National Grid and Peder Andreasen, the CEO of, ahead of the meeting of the North European Energy Dialogue. It […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Norway’s Ulstein launched the ”Windea TBN”, a wind farm service operation vessel (SOV) built for Bernhard Schulte Offshore and chartered out to Siemens Wind Power Service, from the Ulstein Verft dock hall on 15 October. The soon-to-be-named SOV will service two of Vattenfall’s German offshore wind farms, the 288MW DanTysk and the 288MW Sandbank, starting in 2017. The […]

  • 27 January 2017
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Norway’s Ulstein will be launching its new heavy lift jack-up vessel solution for offshore wind installation, developed in cooperation with SeaOwls, in early February. The concept vessel design, dubbed SOUL (SeaOwls ULstein), is a combination of Ulstein’s expertise in shipbuilding and SeaOwls know-how in jack-up technology and engineering. The two companies started collaborating on the project in October […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Poland’s largest private energy group Polenergia and Norway’s Equinor (formerly Statoil) have officially signed the agreement to jointly own and develop two offshore wind projects in the Polish Baltic Sea with a combined capacity of 1,200MW.

  • 13 March 2013

    Technip announces the acquisition of Ingenium AS, a highly-experienced offshore engineering and services contractor located in Oslo, Norway. Ingenium AS designs and develops mechanical and electro-hydraulic tools and equipment, for the offshore oil and gas industry, and provides engineering services for marine operations, such as the installation of pipes and cables. Comprising over 20 highly-skilled […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    45 out of 60 Siemens Gamesa 6MW wind turbines have been installed on the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea, a spokesperson for E.ON told Offshore WIND.

  • 26 June 2012

    The enterprise general meeting in Statkraft SF has today elected Olav Fjell as the new chair of the board of Statkraft SF. The general meeting in Statkraft AS has then elected Olav Fjell as the new chair of the board of Statkraft AS. The board of Statkraft AS is identical with the board of Statkraft […]

  • 4 March 2013

    The ability of the Parat electrode boiler to manage fluctuations in renewable energy sources rapidly has brought swift uptake in Denmark since 2011. As the Norwegian company launches in Germany, Parat reflects on the promise its solution offers to efficiency in Europe’s smart electricity grids. Germany’s appetite for renewable energy dwarves other European states, accounting […]

  • 9 December 2011

    The down-scaled 1:6 test model met the full scale extreme weather and sank during extreme storm “Berit”. This extreme wave height combined with a storm surge (high water level) caused water to enter into the tower through the inlet pipe for the power cable (the J-tube) causing the tower to fill with water. The J-tube […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    DNV achieved a 3.7% growth in operating revenue, from NOK 9,792 million in 2010 to NOK 10,156 million in 2011. The operating profit increased by NOK 248 million, or 31%, from NOK 810 million in 2010 to NOK 1,058 million in 2011. The net profit after tax for 2011 came to NOK 730 million, compared […]

  • 14 January 2011
    Grid Connection

    AMC Connector, a future new-build subsea installation and construction vessel from Aker Solutions, has finalised its vessel specs. With a total payload capacity of 9 000 tonnes of subsea power cables or umbilicals, the vessel will be well equipped to target the deepwater installation segment. AMC Connector – previously called Aker Connector – will be […]

  • 26 August 2012
    Grid Connection

    At ONS 2012, JDR, a leading supplier of high performance subsea cables and umbilical systems, will showcase its evolving range of custom design products for the global oil, gas and renewable energy markets. Key product innovations on show will include JDR’s Open Water IWOC Umbilical Systems for next generation well control packages and the Group’s […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Norwegian government has earmarked NOK 25 million (approx. EUR 2.3 million) for a project in the offshore wind industry and establishment of a research center for renewable energy. NOK 15 million (approx. EUR 1.4 million) have been proposed for the new renewable energy research center, which will focus primarily on the challenges in the offshore […]