Top News of the Week, 28 August – 03 September 2017

Nexans Boosts Cable Laying Fleet with High Capacity Newbuild

Nexans has announced the start of construction of a new cable-laying vessel for submarine high voltage (HV) cable systems installation.

Analysis: Neart Na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm to Have GBP 827 Million Impact on Scottish GDP

The 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind project is estimated to contribute to Scotland’s GDP with GBP 827.4 million during its CAPEX and OPEX phase, according to an analysis carried out by the Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI) at the University of Strathclyde.

Bureau Veritas Issues New Offshore Service Vessel Classification Rules

International classification society Bureau Veritas has issued new rules for the classification of offshore service vessels.

Vattenfall Issues Call for Horns Rev 3 Crew Transfer Vessels

Vattenfall is seeking crew transfer vessels (CTVs) to assist during the construction and operations and maintenance (O&M) phase on the 406MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm project in the Danish North Sea.

Sea Challenger Loads Final Dudgeon Turbine Parts in Hull

A2SEA’s wind turbine installation vessel Sea Challenger has loaded the final set of wind turbine components for the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm project at the Port of Hull.