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  • 1 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Global renewable energy company, RES, has signed a contract with Ailes Marines, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, for the maintenance and upkeep of the Saint-Brieuc offshore substation in France. This is RES’ first offshore O&M contract in France. The company is currently operating in eleven countries and provides large-scale renewable energy, energy storage, and transmission projects […]

  • 1 December 2022

    Van Oord’s vessel Aeolus, responsible for drilling and pin pile installation operations for the jacket foundations on the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, has completed its 2022 campaign. 40 positions of the Saint-Brieuc farm’s jacket foundations that will support 62 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines have been drilled and fitted with pin piles. After completing […]

  • 1 March 2023
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The technical base of the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm was inaugurated on 24 February, however, this solution remains temporary, pending the final realisation of the maintenance base in the port of Saint-Quay-Portrieux. The temporary technical base of the French offshore wind farm was inaugurated by Daniel Cueff, Vice President of the Brittany region, and Stéphane […]

  • 7 October 2022
    Industry, Wind Farm Update

    Haizea Wind Group and SPIE Industrie & Tertiaire inaugurated their assembly site at the Brest polder on 6 October. The site is housing the final outfitting of the 62 wind turbine towers for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France. Haizea is manufacturing the towers at its factory in the Port of Bilbao, Spain, and then […]

  • 20 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    A set of wind turbine towers for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France has arrived in Brest on board the Rotra Mare vessel. In Brest, the towers will undergo final outfitting ahead of installation in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc in the English Channel. The towers are being delivered by Haizea Breizh, the French subsidiary […]

  • 27 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Correll Group, Cable Installation & Power Services Division has been awarded a contract with Asso.subsea for cable pull-in operations on the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France. The full scope of work includes pulling high-voltage subsea cables into the 62 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines as well as the offshore substation. The project will […]

  • 26 January 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian will begin working on the installation of inter-array cables at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm at the beginning of next month, shortly after the vessels to be deployed for this operation arrive at the project site in France at the end of this month or in the first days of February. Prysmian was awarded […]

  • 22 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    French President Emmanuel Macron has arrived at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm, located between 12 and 20 kilometres off the coast of the Guérande peninsula, where he will inaugurate the country’s first commercial-scale project of this kind. At the beginning of this month, the last of the total of 80 wind turbines was installed at the […]

  • 4 January 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has revealed that it completed the first phase of construction for its 496 MW Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France, with works continuing in January depending on weather conditions. A total of 65 per cent of the piles and 40 per cent of the jacket foundations that will support wind turbines have now been installed […]

  • 13 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Vessels, Vessels

    Van Oord has seen the demand in the offshore wind market increase exponentially in 2022, the Dutch marine contractor’s CEO Pieter van Oord said. Van Oord’s Offshore Wind business unit had what the company has described in its financial report for 2022 as a ”a busy year”, recording EUR 599 million revenue, a 72.6 per […]

  • 8 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Navantia Seanergies has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the US shipyard General Dynamics NASSCO to jointly bid for offshore wind farm projects in the United States. The agreement was signed by the Director of Navantia Seanergies, Javier Herrador, and the President of General Dynamics NASSCO, David J. Carver. The agreement includes the manufacture […]

  • 20 January 2023

    The offshore wind turbine installation vessel Aeolus has been fitted with a new, 133-metre-long crane boom at the Damen shipyard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, after Van Oord last year sent the vessel for its second crane upgrade to enable Aeolus to handle wind turbines of up to 15 MW. Back in 2018, the 2014-built Aeolus […]

  • 9 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Boskalis’s new offshore wind foundation installation vessel Bokalift 2, which went into service last year after being converted from a drillship into a crane vessel, is currently undergoing modifications in the Netherlands before its scheduled work in the United States. Bokalift 2 arrived in the Port of Rotterdam in mid-February for the final outfitting ahead […]

  • 26 August 2022
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has installed 24 out of 62 jacket foundations for the 496 MW Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France. The installation of the jackets started on 1 July, while the first four units were placed on the seabed a few weeks later. Meanwhile, Van Oord’s vessel Aeolus continues with pre-piling work at the remaining foundation locations. To […]

  • 19 August 2022
    Contribution, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Iberdrola has launched a call to the market for start-ups to submit innovative proposals that seek to develop, test, or monitor solutions that take nature into account and that can be applied in an offshore wind farm environment. Iberdrola said that it plans to develop offshore wind farms that will respect nature entirely and enhance […]

  • 5 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann will supply an E5000 motion compensated gangway to Norway-based Volstad Maritime to assist with cabling and commissioning operations on the Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France. Unveiled in 2019, the E5000 is a full motion compensated system that is capable of transferring personnel and cargo of up to approximately five tonnes. […]

  • 19 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of the first four jacket foundations has been completed at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France. The installation of the foundations started at the beginning of this month, while the first jacket was installed on 4 July by Van Oord using Subsea 7’s Seven Borealis vessel. The jackets have been installed on […]

  • 18 July 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Edda Wind’s Service Operation Vessel (SOV) Edda Goelo (C416) was launched at Astilleros Balenciaga in Spain. Edda Goelo will commence operations for Siemens Gamesa at Iberdrola’s Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France in the third quarter of 2023 under a five-year contract. The launching ceremony in Zumaia, Balenciaga Shipyard’s headquarters, was attended by representatives of the […]

  • 29 July 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The new RoRo (roll-on, roll-off) platform built on the Hermann du Pasquier quay in the Port of Le Havre came into operation on 26 July with the port call made by Rotra Vente vessel which is serving Siemens Gamesa’s offshore wind projects under a long-term charter. HAROPA – Port of Le Havre has upgraded the quay […]

  • 7 July 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation vessel Saipem 7000 and the jacket foundation for the Saint-Brieuc wind farm’s offshore substation have arrived in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc ahead of installation work, which will begin once the topside – currently en route to the project site – also arrives in the French bay. After the load-outs in June, both the […]

  • 13 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    France’s transmission system operator (TSO) Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) has issued a tender seeking a contractor to carry out offshore geophysical studies on submarine cable routes of offshore wind farms. RTE is looking to conduct geophysical surveys along the submarine cables, approximately one year after commissioning, to check the level of burial and stability […]

  • 4 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbine foundation at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm has been installed, the developer Ailes Marines informed today, 4 July. Using Subsea 7’s Seven Borealis vessel, Van Oord installed the first jacket foundation, located in the northern part of the project site and has already started installing the second one in the same […]

  • 8 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Saipem has reported that the company reached two important milestones in offshore wind this month following the installation of the offshore substation at the Saint-Brieuc wind farm site in France and the delivery of the final of its batch of jacket foundations for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The transport and installation […]

  • 1 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Installation of jacket foundations has started at the site of the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, the country’s second project of this kind and the first to use jacket foundations. Five vessels have been mobilised for this work. Seven Borealis is being used for the lifting and installation of the foundations, North Sea Giant for […]

  • 15 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Equans has picked Miros’ dry-mounted Wavex virtual sensor to collect operation-critical wave and current data on the offshore substation for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, located around 16 kilometres off the coast of Brittany, France. Wavex is designed for highly accurate wave and current measurements that can calculate and display directional wave and surface current […]

  • 14 June 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The offshore substation topside and jacket foundation for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm have been loaded out onto vessels at their yards in Belgium and the Netherlands, respectively, and will soon be transported to France. The load-out of the 3,400-tonne topside took place on 11 June at the assembly yard of Smulders’s joint venture partner […]