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  • 9 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has started towing the first Kincardine floating wind turbine from Rotterdam in the Netherlands to the installation site some 15 kilometres southeast of Aberdeen, Scotland. The anchor handler Manta started towing the first of the five MHI Vestas 9.525 MW floating wind turbines from the Port of Rotterdam on Tuesday, 8 December. At the […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    First foundation for the Kincardine project, the world’s largest floating wind farm, has arrived in Rotterdam, from where the floating wind turbines will be installed off Scotland. The foundation was transported from the fabrication yard in Spain to Rotterdam on board Boskalis’ semi-submersible barge Fjord, towed by the oceangoing tug Seraya. Boskalis, which has been […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis’ semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Fjord has set sail from Spain to the Netherlands carrying the first floating foundation for the Kincardine offshore wind project in Scotland. Fjord began its journey from Navantia’s yard in Fene on 7 October towards Rotterdam, where the turbine will be mounted on the foundation before leaving for the wind […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios has secured a GBP 380 million green loan financing for the construction of the Kincardine floating wind farm offshore Scotland. The project comprises the construction of a 50 MW wind farm some 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen. Kincardine will consist of six turbines, one 2 MW which was commissioned back […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    UXOcontrol has completed an unexploded ordnance identification campaign for the Kincardine Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland. UXOcontrol is a joint venture of N-Sea and BODAC, and Kinkardine marks its first UK contract. The company was awarded the contract by Cobra Wind International, which is carrying out the engineering, design, supply, construction and commissioning of the […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Global Offshore, part of the Global Marine Group, has secured a contract with Spain’s Grupo Cobra for cable installation and burial at the Kincardine floating wind farm offshore Scotland. Utilising specialist cable installation vessel the Normand Clipper, the latest addition to its fleet, Global Offshore will install one export and five inter-array cables at the […]

  • 10 December 2019
  • 23 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    First Subsea has secured a second contract with Spain’s Cobra Group to provide Cable Protection Systems (CPSs) for the 50MW Kincardine floating wind farm offshore Scotland. First Subsea provided CPSs for the first Kincardine floating wind turbine which was installed 15 kilometres off the coast, south of Aberdeen, last year. The company will now provide a […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Grid Connection, R&D

    EDS HV Group has carried out studies on the grid connection system for the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm in Scotland. Under a contract with Cobra Group, the UK-based company was in charge of power system research which included load flow, short circuit, fault ride through, reactive compensation and operation/contingency studies. “Floating wind is becoming an increasing part of […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    First Subsea Ltd has won a contract to provide platform mooring connectors to the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm situated off the coast of Aberdeen in Scotland. The company, part of the First Tech Group based in Aberdeen, has confirmed it’s secured the contract with Spanish developer and construction company Cobra Group to provide platform […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Navantia-Windar, a Spanish joint venture partnership, has won a contract to assemble and deliver five floating foundations for the Kincardine wind farm in Scotland. The assembly and delivery of the floating foundations will be carried out at the Navantia Fene yard in Spain, where the construction of one similar unit for Windfloat Atlantic is being […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation delivered a range of cable protection solutions for the Kincardine floating wind farm and the 2MW turbine that started producing power in October 2018. Installed in quarter three of 2018, Trelleborg manufactured and delivered Distributed Buoyancy Modules (DBM), bend stiffeners and Uraduct cable and flow line protection for the Scottish pilot […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Global Offshore, part of the Global Marine Group, has completed the installation of the export power cable at the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm in Scotland.

  • 31 October 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    ASCO Marine has completed its involvement in the installation of the first floating wind turbine on the Kincardine wind farm offshore Scotland where the company’s team provided marine coordination from their marine control facility at Steadfast House in Aberdeen.

  • 30 October 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The floating wind turbine installed on the Kincardine wind farm offshore Scotland has started delivering power to the grid, Spain’s Cobra Group, the majority owner of the 50MW project, said.

  • 17 August 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A fully assembled floating wind turbine has left the Port of Dundee in Scotland to be installed on the Kincardine floating wind farm located around 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen.

  • 29 May 2018
    Authorities, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    On 15 May, the Scottish government approved the variation application submitted by Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited (KOWL) in November 2017 for the floating wind project to be built some 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen.

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group has won a new contract with Cobra Wind International Ltd to provide the cable system to connect the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm to mainland UK.

  • 3 May 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Marine survey company Partrac Ltd has been awarded the contract by Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited (KOWL) to monitor oceanographic processes at the site of the Kincardine floating wind farm located 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen.

  • 21 April 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited (KOWL) has opted to use Kishorn Dry Dock in Strathcarron, Wester Ross, during the construction of the 48MW Kincardine floating wind farm.

  • 9 March 2017
    Authorities, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish government has granted a planning consent for the eight-turbine Kincardine floating wind farm located around 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen.

  • 12 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited (KOWL) has submitted an application to the Scottish government for a marine license for the proposed Kincardine floating wind farm. KOWL, a joint venture company between Atkins Limited and Pilot Offshore Renewables, applied for the license ”for the deposit of substances and objects and the construction, alteration or improvements of works within the Scottish Marine Area and […]

  • 16 May 2014

    Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited, KOWL, has revealed plans for, what could be, the world’s first floating wind array. KOWL, a joint venture between Pilot Offshore Renewables and Atkins, wants to deploy eight wind turbine generators, with individual capacity no less than 6MW, on semi-submersible floating platforms near the Dog Hole off Aberdeen. The wind farm […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The floating wind industry could create up to 50,000 direct and indirect jobs in Spain and Portugal over the next two decades, according to a study launched by EIT InnoEnergy. The study, entitled “Iberia as a hub for technology development and industrial leadership in the field of floating wind offshore energy”, found that the floating […]

  • 1 December 2020
    R&D

    Floating wind will account for 2 per cent of the world’s power supply by 2050 and its cost will drop some 70 per cent by that time. Still, a more comprehensive industry standards and risk management are required for the technology to scale, according to a new report from DNV GL. The report discusses how […]

  • 1 December 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on the OffshoreWIND.biz site for the month of November 2020. Two-Turbine Floater Prototype Breezes Through Tests in Baltic Sea The scaled-down version of the Nezzy² floating wind turbine, a two-turbine floating wind platform, completed its two-month tests in the Bay of Greifswald in the Baltic Sea and has […]