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  • 24 November 2023
    Vessels

    Huisman has been awarded a contract for the upgrade of the offshore mast crane onboard the Aegir, owned by Heerema. The project will enhance the second main hoist capacity from 2,000mt to 3,200mt at a height of 110 metres, making the upgrade suitable for the installation of large jacket foundations, said Huisman. The upgraded crane […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

      Aegir Wave Power has successfully deployed a second wave measurement buoy off the south west coast of Shetland. The buoy, which floats on the surface of the sea, will measure the wave height, direction and period at its location 2km offshore of Kettle Ness, West Burra. The information will be used by Aegir Wave […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Aegir Wave Power, in collaboration with the Shetland Islands Council and the Shetland Charitable Trust, have produced a new information document giving an overview of the Aegir Project. The short, ‘Aegir Project Introduction’, is intended as a guide to all interested parties and gives an overview of the project location, Pelamis technology and the project […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The deep-water heavy lift vessel Aegir has started lifting suction bucket jacket foundations, built for Vattenfall’s  European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), at the Port of Tyne’s Northumbrian Quay in North Shields.

  • 17 November 2011

    Pelamis Wave Power​ welcomes the news that Vattenfall have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Shetland council and the Shetland Charitable Trust, with support from Highlands and Islands Enterprise, to develop a marine energy roadmap for the islands. The partnership agreement, the first of its kind, was signed at the inaugural Dynamic Shetland Renewable […]

  • 17 May 2011

    Vattenfall has formed a joint venture company, Aegir Wave Power, together with the Scottish wave power technology company Pelamis Wave Power. The company has today obtained authorisation to continue development of an area close to the Shetland Islands for wave power generation. Aegir, in which Vattenfall owns a 51% share, has been working to develop […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The project partners behind Shetland’s first wave power scheme said that the Scottish Government decision to approve a major wind farm on the island gives the proposal a significant boost. The 10 megawatt (MW) Aegir Wave Power scheme, backed by European energy company Vattenfall and Edinburgh based technology developer Pelamis Wave Power (PWP), could only […]

  • 30 June 2011

      Aegir Wave Power has commenced vital wave resource monitoring for its wave energy project off south west Shetland. The deployment of a wave rider buoy was completed with the support of the Scalloway-based NAFC Marine Centre. The Marine Centre has signed a support agreement with Aegir to assist in project development activities, which includes […]

  • 4 April 2012

    Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has today granted consent for the 370MW Viking wind farm on Shetland. The wind farm will allow the construction of an interconnector cable between the Shetland Isles and the Scottish mainland, allowing the export of electricity to the national grid. This interconnector is vital for the Aegir wave farm being developed […]

  • 18 November 2012

    Aegir Wave Power, developers of the wave farm project off the south west of Shetland mainland, will be holding public drop-in sessions in Bigton, Scalloway and Hamnavoe (Burra Isle) from 26th–28th November 2012. The purpose of the information events are to update members of the public on project activities to date, and plans for future […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Vessels

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) heavy lift vessel Aegir is set to start working on the Changhua offshore wind project in Taiwan in the coming weeks. Aegir is currently in Taiwan making final preparations to begin the installation of 21 jacket foundations at the site some 8km off the coast of Changhua county. According to HMC, this […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Scottish marine renewables sector was dealth another blow after Swedish utility decided to exit a project off the Shetland Islands. On Friday, Vattenfall announced it has appointed Resolve Group as liquidators for Aegir Wave Power Ltd (AWP), a joint venture with Pelamis Wave Power, which currently had no employees. AWP was behind a 10MW wave […]

  • 6 November 2012

    The partners behind plans for Shetland’s first wave power scheme will tell island representatives this week that it is set to ramp up public consultation and environmental research off the south west mainland ahead of a planning application in 2015. The work planned for the Aegir scheme in 2013 will be outlined by European energy […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Vessels

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) heavy lift vessel Aegir has experienced a dropfall incident off the coast of Taiwan. The incident occurred on 15 June at 16:42 local time. No one was injured and no environmental impact was reported, only the piling frame and pin pile suffered minimal damage, Heerema said. The exact cause is yet […]

  • 13 September 2019
    R&D, Technology

    DOB-Academy has shared a video showing the removal of the Delft Offshore Turbine (DOT) as part of the Slip Joint Offshore Research project. The DOT unit was installed at Eneco’s Princess Amalia offshore wind farm (Prinses Amaliawindpark) in the Dutch North Sea in June 2018. The installation was conducted via a Slip Joint connection, which means the […]

  • 16 December 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The commissioning team of Ørsted and Keppel Offshore & Marine has ”black started” one of the two offshore substations at the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a wind farms off Taiwan. This allowed for all the low voltage and utility systems onboard the platform to be powered up and to check that the power equipment remained […]

  • 16 April 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The Caspian Sea, the Black Sea, and the Eastern Mediterranean offer abundant areas with great site conditions for fixed-bottom and floating offshore wind, with LCOE levels projected to go as low as EUR 50/MWh, according to a report issued by Aegir Insights. The Black Sea countries of Ukraine, Romania, and Bulgaria have a combined technical […]

  • 12 October 2012
    R&D, Technology

    Aegir Wave Power has recently redeployed a waverider buoy off the coast of Shetland. The buoy enables Aegir to measure the wave climate at the site of interest and inform decisions on the wave farm design. The NAFC Marine Centre will be maintaining the buoy while it is onsite, and monitoring its position and measurements […]

  • 1 June 2018
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Heerema Marine Contractors and CAPE Holland have installed a Delft Offshore Turbine (DOT) monopile at the site of Eneco’s Princess Amalia offshore wind farm (Prinses Amaliawindpark) by using a Vibro Lifting Tool from Heerema’s vessel Aegir.

  • 1 March 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The commissioning team of Ørsted has energized the offshore substation and export cable of the Greater Changhua 2a offshore wind farm. According to the developer’s social media update, this represents a “big step” for the upcoming wind turbine installation and power transmission preparations. During the testing of the Greater Changhua offshore substations, which happened last […]

  • 16 July 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction is in full swing at Ørsted’s 900 MW Changhua 1 and 2a wind farm off Changhua County, Taiwan. The second of the two offshore substation jacket foundations has now been installed at the site. The first substation jacket was installed by Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) vessel Aegir in early May. Ørsted has also […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ vessel Aegir has installed the Delft Offshore Turbine (DOT) at the Princess Amalia offshore wind farm (Prinses Amaliawindpark) in the Netherlands.

  • 26 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ heavy lift vessel Aegir has completed the installation of jacket foundations at the Greater Changhua 2a wind farm site offshore Taiwan and will now move on to do the same work on Greater Changhua 1, the company said via social media. This brought the entire 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a […]

  • 15 March 2012

    Vattenfall today announced that it had signed up the last remaining berth at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), Scotland’s world leading ocean energy research and development centre on Orkney to test a Pelamis wave energy converter. Vattenfall’s announcement stated that they hope to start testing a Pelamis machine in 2014, and confirmed previous statements […]

  • 5 May 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) vessel Aegir has started installing jacket foundations at Ørsted’s Greater Changhua offshore wind project site in Taiwan. The vessel is currently installing the jacket for one of the two offshore substations of the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms. Aegir, which had been undergoing an upgrade at Sembcorp in Singapore […]

  • 5 January 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The commissioning team working at Ørsted’s 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 and 2a wind farms off Taiwan has completed power-on tests on the project’s second offshore substation (OSS). According to the developer’s social media update, the testing was completed on 1 January, following the same work done on the first offshore substation in mid-December 2021. During […]