Chouest to fit PSV with battery system

Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) has executed a long-term contract with a major oil and gas company in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico to install a battery-on-board (BoB) system aboard an ECO 312

CMB to acquire CTV operator Windcat Workboats from SEACOR Marine

Antwerp-headquartered Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) has reached an agreement to acquire Lowestoft, U.K., headquartered Windcat Workboats Holdings Limited and its crew transfer vessels from SEACOR Marine Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SMHI). The deal

NOIA ready to work with Biden pick for Secretary of the Interior

The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) says it is “ready to work with” Representative Deb Haaland, who will be President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee as the next Secretary of the Interior. Two key

Louis Dreyfus enters offshore wind crew transfer market

France’s Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group and has partnered with U.K.-based Tidal Transit to sign a contract with GE Renewable Energy (GE) for two Crew Transfer Vessels for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm.

NETSCo and LR to develop Jones Act compliant WTIV

Lloyd’s Register North America, Inc. (LR) has signed an agreement for a joint development project (JDP) with Northeast Technical Services Co., Inc. (NETSCo) to design and develop a Jones Act compliant wind

Van Oord orders cable layer at Vard

Rotterdam-based Van Oord, a leading player in the market for laying and burying offshore wind power cables, has placed an order with Fincantieri Group member Vard for design and construction of a

Still owing around $1.3 billion, Bourbon will shed more vessels

French offshores services leader Bourbon Maritime says that its recovery plan and a conciliation protocol signed with its creditors were validated on December 14 by the Commercial Court of Marseilles. Bourbon says

VIDEO: Keel laid for first Jones Act Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Richmond, Va., headquartered Dominion Energy reports that it has reached a major milestone—the keel laying—in the construction of the first Jones Act compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), currently being constructed

Ulstein says more about GLDD rock installation vessel

Ulstein Design & Solutions BV has released a few more details about the subsea rock installation vessel that it is designing for Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (see earlier story). It will

NDAA affirms that OCSLA applies to offshore wind

The Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) reports that the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2021 (NDAA), which today passed the Senate with a veto-proof majority, affirms that the Outer Continental Shelf