Ulstein Verft has inked a contract with Bernhard Schulte to build a service operation vessel for its wind project arm WINDEA Offshore.

Freshly set up joint venture focused on the Taiwan offshore wind sector, POSH Kerry Renewables (POSH Kerry), has secured its first contract in the rapidly developing market.

Shipowner Vroon is selling its offshore wind installation provider MPI Offshore to Van Oord, and one of the company’s vessels to Jan de Nul Group.

Amid the continuing struggle in the oil and gas sector, PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) is moving into the offshore wind farm market.

Van Oord has been designated as preferred contractor for a large 640 MW offshore wind project in Taiwan making its first firm step into the Asian offshore wind market. The Yunlin project has a contract value of approximately $578.5m.

Being adaptive is essential for maritime and ocean orientated industries to compete in a sector facing change and disruption, according to a Norwegian government official.

Van Oord has been awarded the Balance of Plant contract to build the Northland Power Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm, the Rotterdam-based company said in a statement.

Singapore’s Ezion Holdings has made an official entry into the China offshore windfarm market with the establishment of Sinomarine & Teras (Tianjin Offshore Co) with China’s Sinotrans & CSC Holdings.

Singapore’s Ezion Holdings has entered into a joint venture agreement with a Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE) for the deployment of service rigs to support the offshore windfarm market.

Subsea specialist Global Marine Systems is pushing into the renewables market acquiring a majority interest in offshore wind support contractor CWind.

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