Electricity vs Hydrogen – Which is the Future of Offshore Wind?

13th September | Alex Brown | News | No Comments

The inevitable shift from fossil fuels to renewables has familiarised everyone with the concepts of decarbonisation and sustainability. Policymakers, environmental activists, investors and the worldwide community in general are pressing for alternative energy sources and the fuels of the future to become a reality as soon as possible to halt the climate emergency. The prevalence […]

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As the crew change crisis continues, here’s what we’re doing to help

1st July | Alex Brown | News | No Comments

Throughout the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has hit the offshore industry hard and imposed many pressing challenges that urgently needed resolving. One of these issues was the continuing inability of ship operators to conduct crew changes. This presented many crew welfare concerns, issues of regulatory compliance, and an increasing risk that fatigue will lead […]

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Changhua Wind Farm – Taiwan

31st March | Mike Tann | Updates | No Comments

The project entails the manufacturing and installation of 21 5.2MW Hitachi offshore wind turbines for the Changhua Offshore Wind Farm, off the coast of Fangyuan in Central Western Taiwan. The Hitachi turbines can tolerate wind speeds of up to 57m/s and will be able to withstand the excess wind power created by the typhoons in […]

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Taiwan Offshore Wind: 3 Opportunities and Challenges

19th March | Alex Brown | News | No Comments

Over the past couple of years, Taiwan has been emerging as a leading market in the Offshore Wind and marine sector, due to aggressive Government targets and sheer potential for development within the region. Taiwan possesses a host of opportunities for those looking to invest and expand into the market – however, alongside the opportunities […]

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Queen’s Award for Enterprise

22nd April | Mike Tann | Updates | No Comments

Select Offshore are extremely proud to announce that we have been awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, for outstanding growth in international trade. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious awards for UK businesses. Since the Awards’ inception in 1965, only 7000 companies have won. We would like to take the opportunity to […]

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TAPTI Decommissioning Project – India

2nd April | Alex Brown | Updates | No Comments

The Tapti Block measuring 1,471 km2 is located offshore, 35 km from Saurashtra Coast, 75 km from Hazira and 160 km north-west of the city of Mumbai. The Tapti Field lies in approximately 21 m of water depth, on the northeast flank of the Surat Depression. The Tapti Decommissioning Project ( for the Tapti Part […]

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Viking Decommissioning Project

1st April | Alex Brown | Updates | No Comments

Viking Decommissioning Programmes With its original reservoirs gradually depleting, Conoco has begun to carry out substantial changes to extend Viking B’s field life well into the next century. These include an £11m Viking transportation redevelopment, an improved gas-recovery project and the £17m Viking Phoenix project. Location: Located 86 miles east off the Lincolnshire coast of […]

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Race Bank Wind Farm

7th July | Mike Tann | News | No Comments

Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm is located on shallow sandbank approximately 27km from Blakeney Point on the North Norfolk coast and 28km from Chapel St Leonards on Lincolnshire coast. With an estimated operational lifespan of 25 years, the Race Bank wind farm is expected to produce electricity sufficient to provide for more than 400,000 UK […]

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Nordsee One Wind Farm

4th May | essexweb | Updates | No Comments

The Nordsee One wind farm has a total area of 41.3km2 and is situated approximately 40km north of the island of Juist between the traffic separation area Terschelling-German Bight and German Bight Western Approach. The Nordsee On Wind Farm consists of one offshore substation platform and 54 wind turbines, which will be installed in water […]

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$11Bn Bul Hanine Re-development Project

14th February | essexweb | News | No Comments

$11bn re-development of the existing Bul Hanine offshore oilfield located about 120km to the east of the Qatari coastline. The project, which is currently at the pre-FEED stage, is one of the largest to be managed and executed by QP. It is designed to prolong the field’s life by countering its production decline and doubling […]

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