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Webinar: Floating Production Forecasts & Analysis

in the large deepwater oilfield by the end of the decade.WER expects deepwater projects in Brazil, as well as Guyana, Australia and potentially Nigeria, will be in the vanguard of production floater orders as the offshore rebound begins.Webinar speakers Matthew Tremblay, ABS Senior Vice President of Global Offshore Markets, and Jim McCaul, World Energy Reports Managing Director, will address these developments and more, with insight into the 214 floater projects in the planning stage, 44 production or storage floaters now on order, 306 floating production units currently in service and 40 production floaters

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Webinar: Floating Production Forecasts & Analysis

floating production activity beginning in late 2020/early 2021. Deepwater project starts in Brazil, Guyana, Australia and potentially Nigeria will be in the vanguard of production floater orders as the rebound begins, according to WER.Webinar speakers Matthew Tremblay, ABS Senior Vice President of Global Offshore Markets, and Jim McCaul, World Energy Reports Managing Director, will address these developments and more, with insight into the 214 floater projects in the planning stage, 44 production or storage floaters now on order, 306 floating production units currently in service and 40 production floaters

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NORBIT Wins Contract in Aquaculture Space

million) and the order is expected to be delivered during the second half of 2020. The order falls under the company's Oceans segment. NORBIT did not say who the client was, nor what exactly the scope of the delivery was.NORBIT in 2018 established its Oceans business segment targeting the global offshore, maritime, and aquaculture markets.In the aquaculture segment of the Oceans business branch, NORBIT Aqua provides a range of solutions including high power submersible and dimmable multispectral lights for fisheries and cage-based farming. It also provides sensors for environmental surveillance

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New Report Outlines Big Potential for Offshore Wind

. China, already the leader onshore, emerged as a major offshore wind player in 2018 and has continued to expand its substantial project pipeline.When comparing onshore wind vs. offshore in terms of untapped potential, it’s clear that offshore is simply unmatched. The WER report estimates global offshore wind potential to be technically capable of supporting more than 120,000 GW of electricity production capacity (equating to approximately 420,000 TWh), which is more than 20 times greater than current world demand.By 2040, WER forecasts offshore wind capacity will increase to somewhere in the

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Global Offshore's Pre-Lay Plough Passes Kriegers Flak Test with Flying Colors

Offshore services provider Global Offshore, has completed its first phase of work at Vattenfall’s Danish Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm site offshore Denmark, using its new pre-lay plough. The company's plough PLP240 was used for boulder clearance and pre-cut trenching.Mobilized on the Havila Jupiter offshore vessel, the PLP240 began boulder clearance on the site in April following testing on a directly comparable set of seabed conditions nearby.According to Global Offshore, the multi-function pre-lay plough was trialed in all modes: boulder clearance, pre-cut, simultaneous clearance and

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Early Works Start for First Taiwan-built Offshore Installation Vessel

; we will be uniquely positioned to meet the requirements of the Taiwanese offshore wind market and to be an integral part in the country’s offshore wind development ambitions. Taiwan is a pioneering and dynamic renewables market with plenty of opportunities for CDWE, a leading company in the global offshore wind industry."

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Fugro ROVs for Normand Clipper Vessel

.Alastair McKie, Director Positioning, and Construction Support Europe at Fugro, announced: “We are pleased to have been awarded this contract by Global Marine Group and look forward to supporting their remote operations on the Normand Clipper.” Mike Daniel, Managing Director of Global Offshore, part of the GMG, said: “These two Fugro ROVs form an important part of our wider upgrade and mobilization plan for the Normand Clipper, ahead of some exciting projects for us in the coming months.”Global Offshore, a provider of cable installation, repair and trenching services to

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Pulse Wins Taiwan Offshore Wind Farm Contract

and insight services and equipment on an offshore wind farm. The contract, which provides for the design, fabrication, yard installation and commissioning of its market-leading monitoring instrumentation on three wind turbine foundations to be installed offshore Taiwan, was awarded by global offshore wind leader Ørsted.Pulse will supply its cutting-edge NX2 digital platform for acquiring a range of high-quality measurements that include bending and torsional strain, inclination, displacement and acceleration in key components of the jacket legs, nodes and wind turbine generator towers

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Global Marine Taps IHC for Normand Clipper Cable Lay Spread

;s 15Te break-back tensioners and an overarching control system."This integrates the control of the carousel, tensioners and quadrant handling system, which will enhance efficiency by reducing the required number of operators,"  the Dutch company explained Tuesday. (Photo: Global Offshore)Furthermore, the modular design of the spread enables rapid mobilization and demobilization."This allows for greater versatility with regard to the type of contracts the vessel can carry out, ensuring flexibility for future operations. Together with KCI, its independent engineering subsidiary

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