Top News of the Week, 30 October – 5 November 2017
Moray Offshore Windfarm East (Ltd) plans to install one hundred 9.5MW wind turbines for its 950MW offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth and has now selected MHI Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier.
GeoSea has been awarded a preferred supplier contract for the transportation and installation of 90 MHI Vestas 9.5MW wind turbines for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK. The works are expected to start in the first quarter of 2021.
SPT Offshore has launched a new wind turbine suction pile foundation concept, which combines mono tubulars with suction pile foundations. The company is now detailing the design and working towards a demonstration in the next 12 months.
The Tallinn Circuit Court has rejected an appeal filed by opponents of an up to 1.1GW offshore wind farm planned to be installed in Estonian Baltic Sea waters, thus upholding the decision from a first tier court made earlier this year.
A2SEA’s jack-up vessel Sea Challenger arrived at the Orange Blue Terminal in the Eemshaven port on 31 October and will soon start installing transition pieces (TPs) at the Merkur offshore wind farm.