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  • 3 April 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The County Administrative Board of Gotland has granted a Natura 2000 permit for the 5.5 GW Aurora offshore wind farm in Sweden, being developed by OX2 and the investment arm of IKEA parent, Ingka Group. When granting the project Natura 2000 permit, the County Administrative Board agrees with other authorities that the wind farm can […]

  • 3 June 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The County Administrative Board of Gotland has suggested that the Government should issue a permit for the Aurora offshore wind farm, a project developed by OX2 and Ingka Investments, under the Act governing Sweden’s exclusive economic zone. If the government gives an approval, the first phase of the 5.5 GW offshore wind project could be […]

  • 3 June 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Business development, Infrastructure, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Belgian energy minister Tinne Van der Straeten and German energy state secretary Philipp Nimmermann have agreed to investigate the development of a hybrid interconnection between the offshore wind farms of both countries. Although the two countries don’t share a direct sea border because the Netherlands is situated between them, they have announced plans for future […]

  • 13 June 2024
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The County Administrative Board of Västra Götaland has completed its review of the application for the 2.5 GW Mareld floating offshore wind farm and recommended that the Swedish government approve the proposal after the developer agreed to the Board’s request to reduce the size of the wind farm area. The project, developed by Freja Offshore, […]

  • 16 January 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Green Hydrogen, Planning & Permitting, Power-to-X, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    OX2 and Ingka Investments have submitted a permit application under the act of Sweden’s Exclusive Economic Zone to build the Neptunus offshore energy hub off the coast of Blekinge, in the south of Sweden. The Neptunus offshore energy hub is planned to comprise up to 207 wind turbines with a maximum height of 420 metres […]

  • 10 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Infrastructure, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    OX2 and its partner Ingka Investments have signed a cooperation agreement with the Swedish electric power distribution company, Ellevio, and submitted applications for connection of the Galene offshore wind farm in Sweden. The 400 MW Galene, the northern part of the 1.7 GW Galatea-Galene project, will be built about 21 kilometres west of Varberg and […]

  • 11 March 2024
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    France-headquartered Nexans has completed the offshore export cable pull-ins for both offshore substation platforms at the 882 MW Moray West wind farm, located in the Moray Firth in the northeast of Scotland. The cable-laying vessel Nexans Aurora took advantage of a recent period of favorable weather to carry out the task, according to Ocean Winds’ […]

  • 1 May 2024
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Australian government has awarded the first feasibility licences for offshore wind projects to six wind farms proposed to be built offshore Gippsland in Victoria, with a further six licences expected to be awarded, subject to First Nations consultation. The total capacity of Australia’s first six offshore wind projects to receive feasibility licences is around […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans has started the pull-in of the first of two export cables at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm off the coast of Scotland. The offshore export cables were manufactured by Nexans at its factory in Halden under a contract signed with Ocean Winds in 2021. The Nexans Skaggerak and the Nexans Aurora […]

  • 20 June 2023
    Environment

    OX2 has signed a letter of intent with Ecopelag to investigate the possibilities for large-scale cultivation of blue mussels at the Aurora offshore wind farm in Sweden. The Aurora offshore wind farm is located approximately 20 kilometres south of Gotland and 30 kilometres east of Öland, within the Swedish economic zone. Through innovation and concrete […]

  • 16 August 2023
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    OX2 has been granted a Natura 2000 permit for the 1.5 GW Triton offshore wind farm located within the Swedish economic zone off the coast of Skåne. The Swedish developer applied for a Natura 2000 permit for the Triton offshore wind farm in December 2021. In June the County Administrative Board finalized its handling by […]

  • 10 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans has won a contract with Ørsted and Eversource to install and protect the export cable link for the Revolution Wind Farm offshore the US East Coast. The project will connect the wind farm to the onshore grid and help Connecticut and Rhode Island states achieve ongoing commitments to develop offshore wind, the French cable […]

  • 29 June 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    OX2 and Ingka Investments have signed their third conditional agreement with a supplier for two of their offshore wind projects in Sweden, Triton and Galene, this time with Hitachi Energy for high-voltage equipment and systems, and power quality solutions for two onshore substations and up to eight offshore substations. The two project owners are developing […]

  • 10 May 2021
    Vessels

    Nexans’ new cable-laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora has commenced its sea trials off the Norwegian coast. Nexans Aurora began the yard sea trial on 3 May and continued with the technical sea trial on 5 May. Ulstein Verft said that the sea trial will continue for a few more days, after which the yard has still […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Vessels

    Nexans launched its new cable laying vessel Nexans Aurora on 8 November at Ulstein Verft. The vessel will be deployed on installation of subsea cables, including those connecting offshore wind farms to the grid and interconnector systems. Nexans Aurora will now be positioned quayside at Ulstein Verft’s yard and will then enter the last outfitting […]

  • 14 April 2021
    Vessels

    The installation of the MAATS Tech cable lay equipment package onboard cable laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora has been completed. The MAATS Tech team installed and tested the package which includes the carousel, loading arms, access tower and control cabin at the Ulstein Verft shipyard. According to Nexans, the next step is the heeling test. […]

  • 3 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Nexans has taken delivery of its newbuild DP3 cable laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora from Ulstein Verft. Nexans Aurora will be named at a ceremony in Ulsteinvik on 8 June, before leaving for its homeport Halden and Nexans’ subsea high voltage cables competence center. The vessel is delivered on time despite the Covid-19 pandemic, with […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Vessels

    Norwegian company Red Rock has delivered a crane package to Ulstein for the cable-laying vessel Nexans Aurora. Red Rock was contracted by Ulstein in 2018 to provide a deck machinery package for Nexans’ vessel, consisting of knuckle boom cranes, fixed boom cranes and work baskets. The 150-metre DP3 cable-laying vessel. designed by Norwegian company Skipsteknisk, […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Vessels

    Ulstein Verft has held the keel laying ceremony for Nexans’ DP3 cable laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora. According to Ulstein, the keel laying, held on 24 April, marks the start of assembling the grand blocks of the 149.9m long vessel. The hull is being built at Crist in Poland while the engineering, outfitting and system integration, […]

  • 27 June 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Wind farm developer OX2 has submitted a permit application under the act of Sweden’s Exclusive Economic Zone to construct an offshore wind farm in the Swedish Economic Zone between the islands of Gotland and Öland. The wind farm Aurora will be situated about 20 kilometres from the island of Gotland and 30 kilometres from the […]

  • 9 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sweden-headquartered OX2 has secured regulatory clearance to sell a 49 per cent stake in an up to 9 GW portfolio of offshore wind projects to the investment arm of Ingka Group, the largest retailer in the IKEA franchisee system. The deal is expected to be completed within two weeks. Under the agreement revealed in August […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Vessels

    Ulstein Verft has cut the first steel for Nexans’ DP3 cable laying vessel C/S Aurora. The hull is being built at Crist in Poland, while the engineering, outfitting and system integration, as well as equipment preparation, testing, sea trials and finalizing are carried out at Ulstein Verft in Norway. Designed by Norwegian company Skipsteknisk, the […]

  • 19 January 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans is about to begin the installation of the first of three export cables at the Seagreen offshore wind project in Scotland. According to the latest AIS data, cable laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora arrived at the project site on 18 January. Operations will commence at the Carnoustie landfall site, the export cable will be […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Ulstein has shared a photo of Acta Marine’s service operation vessel (SOV) Acta Auriga under construction at Ulstein Verft.

  • 29 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    OX2 has agreed to sell a 49 per cent stake in an up to 9 GW portfolio of offshore wind projects to the investment arm of Ingka Group, the largest retailer in the IKEA franchisee system. The three projects are Galatea-Galene, located off the coast of Halland, Triton, located off the coast of Skåne, and […]

  • 9 April 2021
    Vessels

    Acta Marine’s service operation vessel (SOV) Acta Auriga has completed its three-year maintenance campaign at the Bard Offshore 1 wind farm in the German North Sea. Acta Auriga started the O&M works on the 400 MW offshore wind farm in April 2018 just weeks after it was delivered from Ulsteinvik, Norway. According to Acta Marine, the SOV […]