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  • 21 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Construction works on the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France will begin on 3 May, Iberdrola announced on 21 April. The works, starting with pile installation for the project’s jacket foundations, are planned to take place from May to October in five zones located in the northern part of the wind farm to avoid interfering […]

  • 22 June 2021
    Business & Finance

    Navantia has manufactured the first node using robotic welding for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project. This is the first time automated welding of offshore nodes was carried out in commercial phase, according to the Spanish offshore wind foundation manufacturer. The robotised node welding cell, whose industrial property is shared by Navantia, INTAF, AIMEN and Electrorayma, […]

  • 30 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Navantia has completed the construction of the first jacket foundation for the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm at its shipyard in Fene, Spain. The completion of the first jacket follows the reception of the first batch of components manufactured at the French port of Brest. The components have been assembled to the main blocks manufactured […]

  • 24 June 2021
    Business & Finance

    The Navantia-Windar consortium has completed construction of its 100th jacket foundation at Navantia’s yard in Fene. The 100th jacket for Navantia-Windar is the third of the total of 62 being produced for the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm under a contract the consortium has with Iberdrola. The project has created nearly 2,000 jobs, mainly in […]

  • 8 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has launched a green hybrid bond amounting to EUR 2 billion and will use the raised funds to finance and refinance the Saint-Brieuc and Baltic Eagle offshore wind farms in France and Germany, respectively. The company said that this was the largest green hybrid bond issue in its history and that, in just one month, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    France’s Fouré Lagadec and the Spanish Haizea Wind are set to assemble the 62 wind turbine towers for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in the port of Brest’s new polder. Construction of the new assembly plant is expected to start in early 2022 with commissioning scheduled for the end of the same year. The assembly […]

  • 18 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar joint venture has received its first jacket foundation components for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm manufactured in the Brest polder, France. Navantia-Windar established the manufacturing hub in the Brest polder in 2019, subcontracting multiple local companies for its first French project and the largest jacket foundation contract for the joint venture. According to […]

  • 17 June 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s jack-up Aeolus has left the bay of Saint-Brieuc and is en-route to her home port in Vlissingen, the Netherlands after the installation of foundations at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm was halted due to a leak of hydraulic fluid in the drilling equipment. Van Oord is in charge of transporting and installing 62 […]

  • 7 May 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Local fishermen have taken their protests against the construction of the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm from land to the offshore project site on 7 May, when 70 fishing boats surrounded the Aeolus installation vessel in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc. To voice their opposition to the project, the fishermen have also fired distress flares while […]

  • 12 July 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s jack-up vessel Aeolus is set to return to the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm site in France, after halting the construction work last month due to a leak of hydraulic fluid in the drilling equipment. The vessel’s return to the project site in France was announced by Ailes Marines, the developer of the 496 […]

  • 16 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first batch of foundation components for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project has arrived from France to Navantia’s Fene shipyard in Spain for final assembly. The vessel BBC Belem left the port of Brest, France, on 2 April carrying the components for two jacket foundations set to be installed at the French 496 MW project. […]

  • 19 May 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore substation (OSS) topsides for the French Saint-Brieuc and Scottish Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farms have been moved out of Engie Solutions and HSM Offshore’s factories in Belgium and the Netherlands, respectively. Ailes Marines selected a joint venture between Engie Solutions and Iemants (a subsidiary of Smulders) to manufacture the offshore substation for the […]

  • 4 March 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Windar renovables is shipping out the first batch of pin-piles manufactured for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in France. Tadarsa Logistics is assisting Windar renovables in loading out the first 15 pin-piles for the turbine jacket foundations and four pin-piles for the substation jacket foundation at the port of Avilés. The vessel and the […]

  • 4 May 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus is starting the installation of the first of 62 jacket foundations for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm project. The 496 MW wind farm is located 16.3 kilometres off the coast of Brittany, France. Van Oord is using the port of Cherbourg as the pin pile marshalling port. The pin […]

  • 25 June 2021
    Authorities, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Trenching support vessel Aethra was forced to leave the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm after the local fishermen protesting the project breached several safety protocols and verbally threatened the safety of the captain and the crew. The Aethra was deployed on the site when a large number of fishing boats surrounded the vessel. The fishermen then […]

  • 15 June 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus has stopped installing the foundation pin piles at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm after experiencing technical issues with the drilling equipment. Van Oord is responsible for the transport and installation of 62 jacket foundations for the wind turbines, three pin piles each, and the four foundation pin piles for the […]

  • 16 July 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s jack-up vessel Aeolus arrived at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm site today (16 July) after leaving the Port of Rotterdam’s Maasvlakte terminal on 14 July following the maritime authorities’ go-ahead to return to work off France. The vessel will now resume with the drilling and installation of piles for the offshore wind farm’s […]

  • 15 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    HAROPA – Port of Le Havre has signed a contract with a consortium of companies led by Eiffage Génie Civil for the maritime works on the Joannès Couvert quay as part of Siemens Gamesa’s construction of an offshore wind turbine plant in the Port. The adaptation work – to be carried out by the consortium […]

  • 29 July 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has stopped the ongoing drilling activities its vessel Aeolus is performing at the site of the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm after one of the vessel’s three drills encountered a technical problem. After less that two weeks of the vessel’s return to the Saint-Brieuc project site, which Aeolus had left last month following […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Navantia and Windar announced today (2 July) that they will build a factory for XXL monopiles on the grounds of the Fene shipyard in Spain after Iberdrola closed a framework agreement with the partnered companies for future offshore wind farms, valued at EUR 400 million. The framework agreement between Iberdrola and Navantia-Windar involves the manufacture […]

  • 13 July 2021
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Italy’s Saipem has finalized the closing of the agreement to acquire the floating offshore wind business of France’s Naval Energies. Saipem and Naval Energies, a subsidiary of France’s Naval Group, signed an agreement for the acquisition in early June. The two parties have now communicated that all the conditions necessary to complete the transaction have […]

  • 4 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Italian offshore energy services company Saipem and Naval Energies, a subsidiary of France’s Naval Group, have signed an agreement for the acquisition of Naval Energies’ floating wind business. The deal covers Naval Energies’ engineering know-how on floating units, intellectual property rights, and approximately thirty resources with expertise in modelling and simulation. The negotiations between the […]

  • 5 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has agreed to take a majority stake in DP Energy’s 3 GW offshore wind pipeline in Ireland, marking the Spanish energy company’s entry into the Irish offshore wind market. The projects are located in three clusters on the east, west, and south coasts of Ireland, of which some will be eligible for the forthcoming […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Rem Offshore has been awarded a contract by Van Oord for its PSV Rem Trader to be deployed on an offshore wind project in France. The vessel will be working on the Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm throughout 2021 and 2022. “Rem is looking forward to place PSVs in other segments to show the diversity […]