Top News of the Week Apr 28 – May 4, 2014
Jack-Up Barge, the offshore self-elevating platform supplier, has acquired the Odin self-elevating platform from Hochtief.
Siemens, a German energy giant, has expressed its intent about Alstom takeover negotiations.
A remote-controlled drone with four helicopter-like rotors, weighing no more than two kilograms and equipped with a camera has been successfully used to inspect Forewind’s meteorological masts located more than 130 kilometers from the UK coast.
The GICON Group will receive a pro-rata funding of EUR 5.25 million from Mecklenburg-Vorpommern’s Ministry of Economy, Construction and Tourism for their floating offshore foundation, the GICON® SOF.
Mammoet, specialized in Engineered Heavy Lifting and Transport, is currently employing its Liebherr LR13000, the biggest crawler crane in the world, to install four platform legs on Van Oord’s newest wind turbine installation vessel, the Aeolus.