Wuhan Marine Machinery Plant, a subsidiary of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), has signed contract with PowerChina Huadong Engineering Corporation Limited to construct a 55-metres deep water self-jack up exploration platform.

Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) is looking to a strong future in the offshore wind market acquiring a 50% stake in NorSea Wind.

Keppel FELS, subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine, has landed a contract worth more than SGD150m ($110m) for two offshore wind farm substations from Denmark’s renewable energy firm Ørsted.

A consortium comprising Keppel Offshore & Marine’s wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel FELS and Aibel AS has clinched a contract to develop offshore and onshore converter stations in Germany.

Though infrastructure sometimes makes it into the US news, perhaps more now as Donald Trump seeks to make it a signature issue, ports and port planning are generally at the less exciting end of the maritime spectrum, however, the offshore wind sector is whipping up some interest.

Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) is re-entering the crude tanker segment a decade after it exited with the sale of ITM Ship Management.

Four Taiwanese maritime companies have formed an alliance to provide services to the country’s emerging offshore wind energy sector.

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.

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