9 November 2017
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BOWL Starts Prepping Beatrice Crew Transfer Vessel Base

09 Nov 2017 Wind farm Ltd. (BOWL) has begun the works on the disused corner of Wick Harbour which will become the base for the crew transfer vessels (CTVs) working on the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm.   The first task at Wick Harbour is the removal of the old slipway, BOWL said. In January 2017,

8 November 2017
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Saint Nazaire OWF, Finalizing Supply Chain Contracts

Saint Nazaire, On 25 October, French Council of State rejected the motion put in place by three organisations against the authorization of construction of the 480MW Parc du Banc de Guérande wind project under the French Water Act. The developers are now finalizing the process of designating the suppliers of foundations, offshore substation and inter-array cables, and

1 November 2017
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ExxonMobil close to joining Mozambique Gas Venture

SAN DONATO MILANESE, Italy – Eni expects to complete the divestment by year-end of a 25% stake in Area 4 offshore Mozambique to ExxonMobil. The company is developing the Coral field in the concession via a floating LNG vessel. In 2018, Eni expects to produce first gas from the giant Bahr Essalam field offshore Libya. For the current year, the company anticipates average

20 September 2017
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QPS Launches 3D Point Cloud Display in QINSy

QPS has launched real-time 3D Point Cloud display as part of its QINSy package at Ocean Business 2017.This display is built upon a new 3D engine that is a QPS in-house development working with Fledermaus technology. The display shows multibeam and laser fully geo-referenced point clouds, and the point cloud can be coloured in many

1 April 2017
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Borssele Offshore Wind Farm, TenneT Ready to Start Construction

The governments of Flanders and the Netherlands have reached an agreement on the Borssele subsea cables that will run through the Western Scheldt (Westerscheld), the estuary of the Scheldt river and an important shipping route for the Belgian Port of Antwerp. Based on the agreement, the Antwerp Port Authority will withdraw the complaint filed to the Council