Search results for: Neart na Gaoithe

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  • 18 November 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ semisubmersible crane vessel Balder has replaced Saipem 3000 at the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland, taking over the installation of piles for the project’s jacket foundations. Balder arrived at the project site in October to install the first ten jacket foundations and completed the work on 7 November, and moved on […]

  • 6 December 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The topside for the second offshore substation (OSS) for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland is due to be installed over the coming days, starting on or around 9 December. The 450 MW wind farm, jointly owned by EDF Renewables and ESB, is being built 15 kilometres off the coast of Fife, […]

  • 30 August 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Briggs Marine has been appointed to provide walk-to-work and crew transfer vessel coordination services during the construction and commissioning of the two Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore substations. The contract for walk-to-work support comes a few months after the Fife-based company secured work on crew transfer vessel (CTV) services on the same project. Briggs Marine […]

  • 15 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore export cables for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm have been hooked up onto the project’s two offshore substation (OSS) jacket foundations. The export cable hook up and burial campaign was completed on 2 September with the cables laid by the cable laying vessel Cable Enterprise and buried into the seabed by Normand […]

  • 26 January 2023
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland has officially been opened. The NnG O&M base, located in Eyemouth, Berwickshire, includes a 1,040 square metre, three-storey operations and maintenance building, alongside a 538 square metre storage warehouse. The base houses a high-tech control room with […]

  • 26 October 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbine jacket foundation has been installed at the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm located some 15.5 kilometres off the East coast of Scotland. Following the arrival of the first 10 steel jackets on site, Saipem, through its subcontractor Heerema, lifted the first steel wind turbine jacket into place, lowering it […]

  • 14 November 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The first ten jacket foundations for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm, which were brought to Scotland last month, are now installed at the project site located some 15.5 kilometres off the East coast of Scotland. The first batch of jackets for the Scottish offshore wind farm arrived directly to the site from the […]

  • 22 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of the wind turbine jacket foundations is soon to commence at the 450 MW Neart an Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland. Ten three-legged jacket substructures will be installed onto pre-installed piles at the NnG construction site, located some 15 kilometres off the Fife coast. The jacket foundations will be brought directly to […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    Dutch offshore lifting equipment provider KenzFigee has launched its first up-tower crane solution, named GenHook, for offshore application. GenHook offshore up-tower crane solution, which the company presented at the WindEnergy Conference & Exhibition in Hamburg, has a lifting capacity of up to 30 tonnes and is able to perform generator and gearbox exchanges and repairs. […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Mainstream Renewable Power and Maple Power are jointly exploring the upcoming Celtic Sea Floating Offshore Wind Tender in the UK, which will be launched in 2023. The Crown Estate is advancing the Celtic Sea seabed leasing tender for floating wind, which is anticipated to deliver a total of 4 GW of renewable energy by 2035. […]

  • 20 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    UK-based Briggs Marine has won a contract to deliver crew transfer vessel (CTV) services to the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland. Under the contract, the company will utilise its Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2610 vessel Forth Engineer to provide transfer of technicians to turbines, substations, and construction vessels as […]

  • 22 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    CMIC Ocean En-Tech Holdings Co. Ltd. (CMIC) and Dutch offshore lifting equipment provider KenzFigee have signed a strategic cooperation agreement targeting the offshore wind market in China with the offering of gangways and installation cranes. The products such as gangways and installation cranes provide critical solutions and are presently available only after long delivery lead […]

  • 14 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Italy-headquartered contractor Saipem and its compatriot Trevi have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop a design of two drilling systems for large diameter foundation holes for offshore wind farms. Under the MoU, the companies will work together to develop a design that can cope with the site-specific geotechnical and geophysical data pertaining […]

  • 2 June 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors, using the world’s largest crane vessel Sleipnir, has completed the installation of the three-legged offshore substation (OSS) jacket foundations and the South OSS topside on the 450 MW Neart an Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland. The commissioning of the substation is due to begin on 6 June and will continue throughout […]

  • 30 May 2022
    Business & Finance

    Italy-headquartered offshore engineering and construction services provider, Saipem, and Norwegian offshore wind contractor Havfram will evaluate a potential collaboration in the offshore wind sector. The companies will assess the potential collaboration under a non-binding agreement signed between Saipem, Havfram Holding, and HVAS Invest Kappa, a holding company controlled by Havfram’s majority owner HitecVision. A final […]

  • 12 May 2022
    Vessels

    EDF Renewables and ESB have chartered Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up offshore construction vessel Blue Tern for the next stage of the drilling process at the delayed 450 MW Neart an Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland. In a social media post, NnG’s project team said that the jack-up Blue Tern is being mobilised for the […]

  • 29 April 2022
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors will deploy Sleipnir, the world’s largest crane vessel, on the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe wind farm offshore Scotland in the coming weeks. Sleipnir, together with Wagenborg’s barge, Wagenborg 7, and two tugs, Pacific Discovery and Multratug 3, will be in charge of transporting and installing the wind farm’s two offshore substations, […]

  • 12 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Renewable energy consultancy and service provider Natural Power has been appointed by EDF Renewables and ESB to act as the control point for the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland. Opened in 2018, Natural Power’s ControlCentre will provide NnG with out-of-hours system monitoring as well as HV network and control point […]

  • 30 March 2022

    Neart Na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Project By Joost den Herder & Martin van der MeerArcelorMittal Energy Projects – Offshore Wind For the 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Project, ArcelorMittal Energy Projects (Energy Projects) brought global partners from Europe and Asia together by supplying jacket tubular sub-assemblies. Jacket-based foundations for offshore wind projects make use […]

  • 21 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine blades for the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm have arrived at the Port of Dundee in Scotland. Eighteen 83.5-metre-long blades were delivered and brought alongside the new DunEco Quay. Following the delivery, the turbine blades were discharged and transported to Scotland’s new, custom-built wind turbine marshalling facility, where […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Limited, the developer of the 450MW Neart na Gaoithe wind farm offshore Scotland, has made an application to the UK Gas and Electricity Markets Authority for an electricity generation licence. The licence application will remain open for comments until 8 October. The Edinburgh-based Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Limited is a special […]

  • 28 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The geotechnical borehole survey campaign at the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site has been completed. According to the project’s Notice to Mariners from 26 December, the Ocean Vantage vessel, which has been deployed for the work, has been demobilised. As reported earlier this year, the borehole survey campaign at the Neart na Gaoithe […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power has urged Scottish ministers to appeal the recent judicial review of Scottish Court of Session which has ruled in favour of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) and has put a stop to four offshore wind projects off the Fife coast, including Mainstream’s 450MW Neart na Gaoithe.  In October 2014, Mainstream was granted consent […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power has begun the selection process to bring on board a majority equity partner to help take its 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind project into construction and commercial operation.

  • 18 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Nearshore geotechnical surveys along the Neart na Gaoithe export cable corridor route are due to start off the Fife coast in Scotland later this month. The survey work is being carried out by Fugro using a ‘walking’ jack-up barge, Wavewalker 1. The survey is planned to start no earlier than 25 November and last approximately […]

  • 5 May 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: A floating LiDAR deployed on Mainstream Renewable Power’s 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site.  On April 20, FLiDAR NV (a joint venture between DEME and 3E), has set up the device at Mainstream Renewable Power’s Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site, almost 21km off the Fife coast. The […]