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  • 15 April 2024
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore construction company DEME, using its vessel Orion, has completed the installation of monopiles at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland.  Monopile installation at Moray West started in October 2023, with Boskalis’s vessel Bokalift 2 deployed for the work and Orion taking over in February. DEME’s Orion installed 29 monopiles for Ocean […]

  • 20 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s vessel Orion has installed its first XXL monopile foundation at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. The company’s jack-up vessel Apollo is also joining the offshore work, taking care of installing the transition pieces at the construction site. Orion is performing monopile installation in addition to Bokalift 2, which kicked […]

  • 3 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy has issued a statement in response to claims that the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project was delayed saying the project was on schedule and that the installation vessel Orion would start construction between 6 and 8 May. “On April 29, anti-wind groups filed a petition in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia seeking […]

  • 15 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Read the latest news on CVOW here: 2.6 GW US Project Receives Final Federal Permit, Monopile Installation to Start in May The DP3 installation vessel Orion, owned and operated by the Belgian offshore construction specialist DEME, has sailed out of Invergordon in Scotland and is now en route to the United States, where it will […]

  • 18 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has completed the work the company was contracted to perform on the Moray West offshore wind farm. While the Dutch offshore construction company has now wrapped up its part of the job, work on Ocean Winds’ 882 MW project offshore Scotland continues with the installation of foundations and inter-array cables underway. Boskalis says that […]

  • 23 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group’s heavy lift vessel, Orion, has installed the first monopile foundation for the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, the largest offshore wind farm under construction in the US. The first six monopiles were loaded onto DEME Group’s Orion this month, and the vessel headed to the offshore construction site approximately 43 […]

  • 26 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The first Siemens Gamesa wind turbine blades and tower components for Ocean Winds’ Moray West offshore wind farm have arrived at the Port of Nigg in Scotland. The 882 MW offshore wind farm, developed by Ocean Winds, will comprise 60 wind turbines and will be the first project to feature Siemens Gamesa’s SG 14-222 DD model. The turbines […]

  • 17 April 2024
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch company CAPE Holland has secured a contract with DEME for foundation installation equipment that will be used at the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project site in the US. Under the contract, CAPE Holland, part of Venterra Group, has provided its CAPE VLT-640 Quad spread and a separate CAPE VLT-640 unit to the Belgian […]

  • 13 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The first six foundations for Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project have been loaded onto DEME Group’s installation vessel, Orion. In addition, work on the second offshore substation for the 2.6 GW project has started at CS Wind Offshore’s production site in Aalborg, Denmark. The first six monopiles, which are produced by EEW […]

  • 10 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of transition pieces (TPs) at Scotland’s Moray West offshore wind farm is expected to start on or around 23 January. The TPs will be installed by DEME’s installation vessel Apollo and the company’s vessel Orion will later also arrive at the site to undertake monopile installation. Later this month, Apollo will start placing […]

  • 20 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The first Siemens Gamesa 108-metre-long wind turbine blades have left its manufacturing factory in Hull for the Moray West offshore wind project in Scotland. Nine of the 180 blades destined for the 882 MW offshore wind farm were loaded onto the Rotra Mare transporter ship at the Siemens Gamesa blade factory in Hull, and are […]

  • 13 May 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Norway’s Vard has signed a contract with an undisclosed Taiwanese customer for the design and construction of two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs). The customer has appointed Vard to build two CSOVs of VARD 4 39 design which is a new design from the Fincantieri-owned company, envisioned as a highly versatile all-round platform for wind farm […]

  • 7 June 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The first transition pieces (TPs) destined for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project have been loaded in at the Portsmouth Marine Terminal in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the US. In April, MV Sun Rise departed from the quayside of CS Wind Offshore in Aalborg, Denmark, loaded with six TPs for the 2.6 GW CVOW […]

  • 1 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Huisman has signed a contract with Cadeler for the design and production of a monopile gripper. Production of the monopile gripper will take place at Huisman’s production facility in China. The monopile gripper, having a 13-metre diameter, is engineered for the efficient and controlled installation of monopiles ranging from 80 to 120 metres in length, […]

  • 3 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Macquarie Asset Management has reached an agreement to divest a 10 per cent stake in the 714 MW East Anglia One offshore wind farm to NTR, on behalf of the L&G NTR Clean Power (Europe) Fund and the Development Bank of Japan. Following this transaction, Macquarie Asset Management will retain a 10 per cent stake […]

  • 26 February 2024
    Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Siemens Gamesa has rolled out the first 14 MW wind turbine nacelles at its Cuxhaven plant in Germany as the production of wind turbine components for the Moray West offshore wind farm is currently underway. The first batch of nacelles is now awaiting shipment and installation at the Moray West project site offshore Scotland, Siemens […]

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

    Dominion Energy’s 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project has received an air quality permit from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – the final federal permit required to begin offshore construction. The installation of monopiles at the project site off the coast of Virginia Beach is scheduled to begin in May. Belgian offshore […]

  • 19 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The installation of Siemens Gamesa’s 14 MW wind turbines at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland is scheduled to start in April. The vessel chartered to install the turbines, Cadeler’s Wind Orca, has just arrived in Esbjerg, Denmark, to mobilise for the project after completing a crane upgrade in the Netherlands. In […]

  • 19 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Seven companies from the north of Scotland and Orkney have been selected by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult for the first Fit For Offshore Renewables (F4OR) programme in the region. The chosen firms come from a wide range of sectors including engineering, marine renewables, offshore operations and maintenance, and subsea monitoring. The seven selected […]

  • 20 December 2023
    Equipment, Supply Chain

    At this year’s Offshore Energy Conference and Exhibition (OEEC) in Amsterdam, Armin Seidel, Area Sales Manager Heavy Lift Ship and Offshore Cranes from Liebherr, talked about the company’s achievements throughout the years, as well as the future of crane development in the offshore wind realm. Liebherr, one of the largest construction machine manufacturers in the […]

  • 25 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Cables, Grid Connection, Outlook & Strategy, Transition, Vessels

    Subsea7 has reported a “robust” backlog of USD 10.4 billion in its financial results for the first quarter of 2024, with tendering activity high in both the subsea and offshore wind sectors. To remind, in the financial results for the full year of 2023, Subsea7 reported it had secured USD 7.4 billion of contract awards […]

  • 27 October 2023
    Environment, R&D

    The Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO), TenneT, has placed several artificial reefs at the Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore transformer platform in the Dutch North Sea. The platform will connect the Ecowende consortium (Shell/Eneco) wind farm to the high-voltage grid. In collaboration with Equans/Smulders, TenneT placed two types of artificial reefs near the offshore substation […]

  • 26 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark-based Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Avangrid have secured a USD 1.2 billion first-of-its-kind tax equity package for the 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project in the US. The investment transaction, which CIP said is the largest single asset tax equity financing and the first for a commercial-scale offshore wind project, was reached […]

  • 6 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms

    The topside for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore substation has left Equans fabrication yard in Hoboken, Belgium, and is on its way to its final destination in the Dutch North Sea. The offshore transformer platform is being constructed by a joint venture between Iemants, a subsidiary of Smulders, and Equans (formerly known as ENGIE), […]

  • 5 October 2015

    The name giving ceremony of the offshore support vessel Acta Orion will take place on October 22th, when Mrs Didi te Gussinklo Ohmann will name the vessel. The vessel is named after one of the most recognizable constellations in the night sky. Govert Jan van Oord suggested Acta Orion’s name, as Orion is the adjacent constellation […]

  • 28 March 2017

    C-Job Naval Architects will provide the Basic Design package for the new wind farm installation vessel ordered by DEME from COSCO (QiDong) Offshore in China.