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  • 23 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Rosetti Marino has cut the first steel for the jacket foundation that will support the offshore substation (OSS) at the Fécamp offshore wind farm in France. The Italian company is building the jacket at its Piomboni Yard in Ravenna, under a contract with Chantiers de l’Atlantique, which won a contract for the project at the […]

  • 25 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    A crowdfunding campaign for the construction of the Fécamp offshore wind farm in Normandy, France, has been launched on the Kiwaï platform for Normandy residents who wish to invest in the project. The crowdfunding campaign is aiming at a loan amount of EUR 750,000, with contributions ranging from a minimum of EUR 20 to a […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The construction of the first concrete gravity-based foundation for the Fécamp offshore wind farm has started at the Bougainville yard in the Grand Port Maritime of Le Havre, France. The consortium of Bouygues Construction, Saipem, and Boskalis will supply and install the wind farm’s 71 gravity-based foundations. Each weighing up to 5,000 tonnes, the foundations […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Igeotest Geoscience has completed the onshore, nearshore, and offshore geophysical and hydrographical campaigns, and an UXO survey along the export cable route for Prysmian on the Fécamp offshore wind project in France. The company is now mobilising equipment for a geotechnical campaign for the first phase of works to be carried out under a two-year contract […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    First Subsea has won the contract to provide the cable protection systems (CPSs) for the inter-array cables at the 71-turbine Fécamp wind farm offshore Normandy, France. Prysmian Group will manufacture and deliver the inter-array cables for the project. The Italian cable maker selected First Subsea CPSs to protect the cables from burial to the entry […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Construction has started on the operations and maintenance base for the Fécamp offshore wind farm in France, EDF Renouvelables said. Located in Fécamp in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region, the facility will first serve as the construction base for the 500 MW project, with the offshore construction work scheduled to start in 2022. […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Atlantique Offshore Energy has kicked off the construction of the offshore substation for the Fécamp offshore wind project in France. The first steel for the electrical substation was cut on 30 September at Chantiers de l’Atlantique’s shipyard in Saint-Nazaire. The company is constructing the substation with its partners GE Grid Solutions and SDI under a contract […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Bouygues Construction, Saipem and Boskalis will supply and install the wind turbine foundations for the Fécamp offshore wind farm under a EUR 552 million contract with the project developer. The contract value is divided between each of the three contractors according to to their share of work scope: 40.5% for Bouygues Travaux Publics, 40.5% for […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Following the launch of the Fécamp offshore wind project, EDF Renewables, Enbridge, and wpd have revealed the Tier 1 suppliers for the 500 MW French offshore wind farm. Siemens Gamesa will provide 71 SWT-7.0-154 offshore wind turbines, each with a capacity of 7 MW. The contract also includes a 15-year maintenance period. These turbines will […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium comprising EDF Renewables, Enbridge, and wpd has launched the construction of the Fécamp offshore wind farm in France, following the finalisation of agreements with its financial partners. French transmission system operator RTE will start onshore construction works this month. RTE is responsible for connecting the wind farm from the substation to the coast, […]

  • 20 April 2018
    R&D, Technology

    French floating LiDAR developer Akrocean has deployed a WINDSEA buoy at the Fécamp met mast as part of the type 2 validation process of the OWA Carbon Trust Roadmap.

  • 30 March 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Council of State, a high administrative court in France, has rejected the appeal of several associations opposing the construction of the offshore wind farm off Fécamp, according to the national media. With the appeal filed to the Council of State, the association challenged a decision of the Administrative Court of Appeal of Nantes, which voted in favour of the project in June 2017. 

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    On February 9th 2015, the first Seatower gravity based foundation (GBS) for the Fecamp offshore wind farm was successfully installed 15km off the coast of Normandy. During the course of this project, towage specialist BOLUDA FRANCE provided its expertise, procurement and towage services to contribute to the installation of the very first offshore wind structure […]

  • 19 February 2015

    Boa Bison, an offshore support vessel, has just completed her work at the Fecamp offshore wind farm. During the installation of a met mast at the Fecamp offshore site, the vessel was in charge of the pre-lay of anchors for a gravity base structure and ROV work during submerging. Supplementing the data collected since 2007 in technical and environmental […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Technology

    Seatower installed a crane-free gravity base foundation at the Fécamp site in the English Channel yesterday. MT Højgaard carried out the installation by towing the foundation to desired position and then letting seawater flow into the hollow foundation thus fixing it to the seabed by its own ballasted weight. “We are pleased that both the manufacturing schedule and […]

  • 25 May 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s marine engineering specialist GeoSea has consolidated its position in the renewable energy market by securing geotechnical site investigation works for the Fécamp offshore wind farm site in France, along with G-tec SAS. Works will be executed during summer 2014 for the account of WPD Offshore France SAS. Just a few weeks ago, GeoSea finished […]

  • 8 May 2014

    The developers of the Fécamp offshore wind farm have chosen to demonstrate and install Seatower’s patented Cranefree Gravity® foundation design. The Fécamp project, being jointly developed by EDF Energies Nouvelles, DONG Energy and wpd offshore, is located 13km off the coast of Normandy. The Fécamp demonstrator project is the final step in Seatower’s objective to […]

  • 22 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Construction activity has started on the 448 MW Calvados offshore wind farm in France. The start of the construction phase follows the finalisation of financing agreements between the Eoliennes Offshore du Calvados (EODC) consortium of EDF Renewables, Enbridge, and wpd, and its financial partners. The Calvados offshore wind farm, also known as Courseulles-sur-Mer, will comprise […]

  • 11 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    HAROPA – Port of Le Havre has awarded a EUR 12 million contract to the NGE group for the construction works related to Siemens Gamesa’s offshore wind turbine plant in the Port of Le Havre, France. NGE’s subsidiaries NGE Genie Civil, Guintoli, NGE Fondations, and Maia Sonnier will build a roll-on, roll-off (RORO) platform and reinforce […]

  • 1 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Saipem has been awarded a EUR 460 million contract by Eoliennes Offshore du Calvados (EODC) for the delivery of wind turbine foundations for the Courseulles-sur-Mer offshore wind farm in France. The contract, subject to EODC making a positive final investment decision, covers the design, construction and installation of the foundations. Saipem will deliver 64 large […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Palfinger has won a contract to provide 73 boom cranes for the Fécamp offshore wind farm in France. The order marks Palfinger’s entry into the French offshore wind market. The 71 PF14000-4.5 LDB fixed boom cranes will lift materials and tools from the supply vessel onto the laydown area of the transition deck during the […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa has begun the construction of its offshore wind turbine plant in the Port of Le Havre, France. The company revealed earlier this summer that the consortium led by GTM Normandie-Centre is in charge of the turbine plan construction. As part of the consortium, ENGIE Solutions is responsible for all technical trades for the […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    French transmission system operator RTE Réseau de Transport d’Electricité has issued a contract notice seeking unexploded ordnance (UXO) target identification surveys across two offshore wind subsea cable routes. The work will be carried out along the export cable routes of the Fécamp and the Courseulles-sur-mer (Calvados) offshore wind projects. The tender covers the investigation and […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind financings in the first six months of 2020 totaled USD 35 billion, up by a record 319% year-on-year, according to BloombergNEF (BNEF). The BNEF data shows that offshore wind had by far its busiest half-year ever for final investment decisions, well above 2019’s record full-year figure, a revised USD 31.9 billion. The first […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a EUR 450 million credit line for co-financing the construction of the Fécamp offshore wind project in France. According to EIB, this is the first such operation it is financing in France, reinforcing the objectives set by its shareholders to make it the EU climate bank. The financing will […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa has selected a consortium led by GTM Normandie-Centre for the construction of its offshore wind turbine plant in Le Havre, France. The 20-hectare factory, to be built on the Quai Joannès Couvert in the Port of Le Havre, will be the first in the world to manufacture all main offshore wind turbine components […]