• 01-03-2022 IRO news, Situation Ukraine

    VNO-NCW en MKB-Nederland hebben meldpunt geopend voor ondernemers m.b.t. Oekraïne-oorlog

    Het Nederlands bedrijfsleven heeft ernstige zorgen over de veiligheid van medewerkers in Oekraïne en de regio eromheen en het effect op de prijzen en beschikbaarheid van energie en grondstoffen. Dat bleek vanmiddag uit een overleg…

  • 28-02-2022 IRO news, Sustainability

    Kajima Corporation and Van Oord kick-off with three offshore wind projects in Japan

    Kajima Corporation and Van Oord have been selected as the preferred Balance of Plant contractors for three offshore wind projects in Japan. Kajima Corporation, founded in 1840 is one of the largest and leading construction…

  • 28-02-2022 Member news

    Allseas takes delivery of Seatools deep-sea mineral collection equipment

    On behalf of its client Allseas, subsea technology company Seatools completed the engineering, manufacturing and qualification of the electronics, instrumentation, and hydraulics for Allseas’ pilot polymetallic nodule collection vehicle. The vehicle will be part of…

  • 25-02-2022

    Installation vessel shortage: market leader ready to fill the gap in offshore wind

    There is a shortage of specialised heavy lift vessels needed to install the increasing number of larger, next generation wind turbines. This jeopardises the offshore wind farm realisations. The proven, off-the-shelf heavy lift vessel designs…

  • 18-02-2022 IRO news

    Terugblik IRO-NWEA webinar: Instrumenten voor (internationale) projectfinanciering

    Export is één van de belangrijkste pijlers van onze Nederlandse economie. De (offshore) energy sector is doorgaans een kapitaalintensieve sector, waarbij kapitaalgoederen en diensten met grote regelmaat worden geëxporteerd. Goede toegang tot publieke financiering…

  • 16-02-2022 IRO news

    Growing Uncertainty Over Energy Demand Highlighted In New Outlooks Comparison Report

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – The gap between the highest and lowest forecast scenarios for oil demand in 2050 has widened to a size greater than today’s entire oil market, according to the newly released…

  • 16-02-2022 Member news, Sustainability

    DEME’s entire long-term loan portfolio is transformed into sustainability-linked loans

    In order to achieve DEME’s ambitious sustainability goals in all aspects of its business, the Group has undertaken the complete transformation of its long-term loans portfolio and converted them all into sustainability-linked loans. This…

  • 14-02-2022 Member news, Sustainability

    POWER THE FUTURE | June 13-17 | On board SS Rotterdam & live stream

    Floating Energy Production, Storage & Supply for Sustainable Shipping MARIN is looking forward to bringing the maritime sector together again in 2022, with a combined BlueWeek & FPSO JIP Week set to be held in…

  • 09-02-2022 Member news

    Inmarsat Fleet Xpress enables Geoquip marine vessels to offer high-speed private networks to charterers and crew at sea

    Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has implemented an agreement with Geoquip Marine allowing the offshore geotechnical solutions provider to offer dedicated Fleet Xpress bandwidth as part of its vessel charter arrangements…

  • 08-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    IRO members are ready for the next 50 years to give substance to the worldwide Offshore Energy Transition!

    A year of looking ahead although the world and our industry keep facing challenges due to Covid-19. Also a year where IRO reached its fiftieths anniversary, a milestone we are very proud of. Looking back…

  • 08-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue 2022 – out now!

    The brand new Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue is out now! Here you will find our 370 members and interesting offshore related articles. The catalogue has been sent to all our…

  • 07-02-2022 Member news, Sustainability

    Heerema Shows XXL Offshore Wind Turbine Floating Installation Method – Video

    Following the recent completion of the first offshore test, Heerema Marine Contractors has issued a video showing a novel method of assembling and installing XXL wind turbines onboard a floating, dynamically positioned (DP) vessel. The…

  • 07-02-2022 IRO news

    Save the date: TKI-evenement 14 april

    Zet donderdag, 14 april van 12:00 tot 18:00 uur in uw agenda, want op die datum organiseert Topconsortium Kennis en Innovatie (TKI) Maritiem in samenwerking met Nederland Maritiem Land weer een live evenement. Het thema…

  • 07-02-2022 Member news

    Revolutionary Damen Fast Crew Supplier 7011 begins final commissioning

    The last phase of the commissioning of the first of Damen’s ground-breaking Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 7011 class – the Aqua Helix – is now underway with its Ampelmann gangway installed and integrated with the…

  • 02-02-2022 Member news

    Working in changing weather conditions

    The winter season is in full swing and field workers regularly work in varying weather conditions. Think, for example,  of employees who take care of urban green spaces or road works, or of agricultural and…

  • 02-02-2022 Member news

    Inmarsat agrees Fleet LTE contract with Golden Energy Offshore

    Independent offshore vessel owner selects Inmarsat Fleet LTE to meet needs of vessel charterers, crew, and operators using three-in-one network solution Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has secured a new contract…

  • 01-02-2022 Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Sustainability

    Accelerating Marine Energy Solutions

    Marine energy provides a vast potential for utility operators and offshore energy companies as well as remote applications and supply contractors. For the majority of applications, the energy generated from waves, tidal streams or different…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Circular wind farms

    Offshore wind farms are an important solution for generating renewable energy and in the upcoming years, their contribution to energy transition will increase considerably. However, when looking at offshore wind farms with a much wider…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Dutch government grants € 3.6 million subsidy to PosHYdon project

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has awarded a subsidy of 3.6 million euro to the PosHYdon project, the world’s first offshore green hydrogen pilot on a working platform. With this subsidy the consortium can start…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Supporting the emergence of the US offshore wind supply chain

    Offshore wind in the US is still in its infancy. The 30MW Block Island offshore windfarm and the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind projects are at present commercially operating. However, with a technical potential of more…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Young IRO

    Young IRO attracts young generation of energy professionals

    ‘Working in energy sector today is a thrill’ Mutual understanding for the added value of young and old is an essential precondition for better cooperation. There is no doubting the truth of this statement. Nonetheless,…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Dutch government grants $2.4bn in subsidies 

    Giant North Sea CCS project Earlier this year the Dutch government has granted around €2 billion ($2.43 billion) in subsidies for a giant carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in the Dutch sector of the…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    TNO has determined the methane emissions of some 50 platforms

    Dutch oil and gas industry reduced methane emissions production installations Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas and is the biggest contributor to global warming after CO₂. It is therefore important to limit methane emissions as…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Europe’s offshore wind industry is taking off

    Catching the wind out at sea has become a pillar of the continent’s energy future Open a satellite map of Europe and wander along its coastlines, a little bit away from the shore. Go along…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    What’s ahead for offshore energy workforce as the world strives for net-zero?

    As the energy transition is accelerating across all facets of the offshore energy industry, a question arises: what will happen to its workforce while the industry changes its modus operandi, develops new technologies, and pushes…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Energy transition not fast enough DNV warns

    Norway-based consultancy DNV has said that fossil fuels will still constitute 50 per cent of the global energy mix by 2050, compared to 80 per cent held for decades, warning that the energy transition is…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    30,000 existing ships ready for wind propulsion tech

    As the maritime industry’s quest for the best possible decarbonization solutions has intensified, wind propulsion systems are gaining traction around the globe. There are currently 30,000 ships in operation worldwide that could be equipped with…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Solving a complex puzzle? Work together and make choices!

    Increasingly large-scale wind energy generation, gas production that will continue for a long time, CO2 storage, hydrogen production, construction of energy hubs, reuse of platforms and pipelines: using the North Sea to achieve the climate…

  • 01-02-2022 Member news

    Boskalis successfully salvages ship just off the Dutch coast

    Boskalis has successfully salvaged the rudderless cargo vessel Julietta D off the Dutch coast. The vessel ran into trouble during yesterday’s Storm Corrie. The Julietta D was anchored off the coast of IJmuiden (the Netherlands)…

  • 01-02-2022 Member news

    Norside Wind again opts for SMST’s gangway solution

    Norside Wind AS has awarded SMST a contract for the delivery of a motion compensated gangway combined with an Access & Cargo Tower for the conversion of former platform supply vessel ‘Farland’. The contract is…