Saturday, May 25, 2024

Preferred Supplier News

Siemens Gamesa Says Affected by COVID-19, but Long-Term Prospects Sound

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Wind turbines maker and service provider Siemens Gamesa has said its January-March quarter performance was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic on its operations and commercial activity, but assured that the long-term prospects for the industry and the company remain sound.Siemens Gamesa said that the…

MHI Vestas Sourcing Blade Components from Local Taiwan Suppliers

Offshore wind turbine specialist MHI Vestas which has recently awarded contracts to supply wind turbines for offshore wind projects in Taiwan, has signed a deal with Swancor to source wind turbine blade materials locally in Taiwan."In another step forward for MHI Vestas’ industry-leading localization plans in Taiwan…

SGRE Wins Hai Long 2 OWP

Spanish global renewable energy company Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been selected as the preferred supplier of turbines for the 300MW Hai Long 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan.The agreement is subject to contract and final investment decision from the consortium partners, Canadian independent power producer Northland Power Inc.

Nexans Wins Seagreen OWF Gig

French global player in the cable and optical fiber industry, Nexans said that it has received a contract from SSE Renewables, a renewable energy arm of Airtricity, for 1075 MW Seagreen offshore wind farm (OWF) project.Nexans will be  the preferred supplier to design, manufacture and install the…

MAN Cryo to Supply LNG Fuel-Gas System

MAN Energy Solutions said that its marine LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer MAN Cryo has been contracted to supply an LNG fuel-gas supply system for Norwegian shipowner, Egil Ulvan Rederi newbuild.According to MAN,  the LNG fuel-gas system will be supplied for a ‘multipurpose palletized cargo and refrigerated vessel…

Parkland Acquires Tropic Oil Company

Calgary-based fuel and lubricant business firm Parkland Fuel Corp. announced that it is acquiring all of the issued and outstanding equity interests of U.S.-based Tropic Oil Co. Inc., as well as equity interests and the assets of certain of its affiliates.Parkland said the acquisition will be funded…

Simec Inks Technology Partnership with GE

Simec Atlantis Energy is set to team up with General Electric (GE) to develop the world's largest tidal stream turbine.According to a press release from Simec, its Atlantis Turbine and Engineering Services (ATES) division will enter into a Technology Partnership and Preferred Supplier Agreement (TPPSA)…

Yxney, UniSea Join Force for Greater Energy Efficiency

The provider of software tools for the offshore industry UniSea has agreed to take part ownership of the energy efficiency specialist Yxney.“Yxney is experiencing rapid growth meeting the increasing demand for data-driven energy efficiency solutions in the offshore sector,” said CEO Gjord Simen Sanna of Yxney…

Siemens Gamesa Firms Belgian Offshore Wind Project

Spanish wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) received the order for the 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium from customer Seamade NV.The wind turbines and services provider said that it includes supply and commissioning of 58 units of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a 17-year Service agreement.

MHI Vestas Hires US Offshore Vet

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MVOW), a joint venture of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Vestas Wind Systems, has announced the appointment of Jason Folsom, the US offshore wind veteran.Folsom, a respected offshore wind expert with extensive new market entry experience and a passion for offshore wind in the United States…

Orsted Selects Siemens Gamesa or Typhoon-Proof Turbines

Danish wind power company Ørsted has selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) as the preferred supplier for the first 900MW Greater Changhua offshore wind farms.The project is subject to certain conditions such as the signing of a power purchase agreement by the end 2018 and Ørsted’s final investment decision…

Siemens Gamesa Plans Assembly Plant in Taiwan

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Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa will build an assembly plant in Taiwan if it gets a firm order from Denmark's Orsted to supply its 900-megawatt Greater Changhua offshore wind farm, the German-Spanish company said on Monday.Siemens Gamesa, which is battling Denmark's Vestas for dominance of the global wind turbine market…

Engie Plans to Go Green

French utility Engie plans to switch all of its gas operations to biogas and renewable hydrogen by 2050, making it 100 percent green, its chief executive said on Monday. The power and gas group has some 70 biogas projects worldwide, including 40 in France, and says that if all its projects get approval…

Eneco Consortium Wins Borssele III&IV Tender

The consortium of Eneco, Diamond Generating Europe, Shell and Van Oord has won the tender for the construction and operation of Dutch offshore windfarms Borssele III & IV. The preferred supplier for the wind turbines is MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. Winning the tender is a confirmation that the primarily…

MHI Vestas to Provide Turbines for Belgium Wind Farm

MHI Vestas, a joint venture between Vestas and Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries , said on Thursday it would likely supply turbines to Belgium's largest wind farm project. The company, which is now selling the largest and most powerful wind turbines in the world, said it had been selected as a…

Siemens UK & Ireland partners with EFC group

Siemens UK & Ireland has formed a strategic partnership with oil and gas control system specialist, EFC Group, in a collaboration which promises to deliver innovative, cost-saving solutions for the industry. The partnership developed after EFC Group selected Siemens as its preferred supplier of automation and control systems in 2010…

Subsea 7 Wins North Sea Decommissioning Work

Subsea 7 will provide decommissioning services for the second phase of Centrica’s Rose and Stamford gas field decommissioning programs, located in the southern North Sea. The project is the latest call-off contract under a partnership frame agreement signed in 2005. Subsea 7 has partnership frame agreements with several independent operators…

Vattenfall Chooses Vestas as Preferred Supplier for 400 MW Project

Vestas said on Monday its joint venture with Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, has been chosen by utility Vattenfall as the preferred supplier for a 400 megawatt (MW) project offshore Denmark. The order would be for the Danish company's 8 MW wind turbine, the newest and…

Statkraft Drops Norway Wind Project

Statkraft cancels 1,000 MW power project; Oil minister expects more projects to be scrapped. Norway could see more wind power projects scrapped due to low profitability, its energy minister said on Thursday after state-owned Statkraft cancelled a flagship development. In a major blow to the country's plans to increase its renewable energy output…

Faststream Wins Chevron Recruitment Contract

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Maritime, offshore and oil and gas recruitment group Faststream has been awarded a two-year supplier agreement by Chevron Products UK Limited. The agreement will see Faststream supply permanent recruitment services to Chevron in the U.K. and Europe within four of its operating companies covering gas and midstream…