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  • 26 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar joint venture has assembled more than half of the total of 62 jacket foundations for the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project at Navantia’s yard in Fene, Spain. The companies have already delivered all 186 piles for the project and will deliver all the 75-metre, 1,150-tonne jackets this year. The jacket foundation production is […]

  • 2 March 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Ailes Marines’ technical base at the port of Lézardrieux in France, which serves the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project, was officially opened on 25 February 2022. The base was inaugurated by Stéphane-Alain Riou, the project’s Development and Territory Director, in the presence of local and regional officials. Last year, the technical base in the port of Lézardrieux had in place an administrative area and […]

  • 25 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has contracted Fred. Olsen Windcarrier to transport and install 62 SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines on the Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France. This is Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s first large transportation and installation project in France. The company will mobilize one of its special purpose-built jack-up installation vessels during the spring of 2023. ”We […]

  • 7 March 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Construction works on the 496 MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm are now resuming, the developer Ailes Marines informed on 7 March, saying the installation vessel Aeolus will be working at the site without interruption in 2022 and 2023. According to the vessel’s AIS data, Van Oord’s jack-up was at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm site […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Dutch marine contractor Van Oord has reported a EUR 62 million net loss for the Fiscal Year 2021 due to large loss provisions taken on three projects in the business units Netherlands and Offshore wind: the Afsluitdijk project in the Netherlands, the Saint-Brieuc project in France, and the Greater Changhua project in Taiwan. At the […]

  • 1 February 2022
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch maritime contractor Van Oord has deployed iXblue’s Long Baseline (LBL) subsea positioning solution to conduct the installation of 190 offshore wind farm piles in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc, France. Van Oord conducted metrology operations using iXblue’s Canopus transponders, Ramses transceivers and Delph Subsea Positioning Software to make sure the laid-out piles were positioned as […]

  • 30 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa’s manufacturing facility in Le Havre, France, has started producing both the company’s offshore Direct Drive wind turbine nacelles and IntegralBlades, making it the world’s first facility to encompass the production of both under one roof, according to Siemens Gamesa. The first nacelles and blades produced at the new factory are headed for the […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Van Oord has won a contract to transport and install wind turbines at an undisclosed wind farm offshore the East Coast of the USA. The company will deploy the offshore installation vessel Aeolus on the project. The turbine installation work is scheduled to start in 2023. Van Oord said that this is the first contract […]

  • 19 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    EDS HV Group, part of James Fisher Renewables, has won a multimillion-pound contract to provide the high voltage safety management commissioning phase at Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. The contract involves management of all aspects of high voltage safety throughout the construction of the wind farm, including overseeing safety from […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Environment, Ports & Logistics, Technology, Vessels

    Boskalis will convert a number of vessels within its Offshore Energy division, including the crane ships Bokalift 1 and Bokalift 2, into hybrid vessels through the retrofitting of energy storage systems, or ‘power packs’. The modifications will be completed over the next two years and will also be carried out on two construction support vessels […]

  • 20 December 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Two EOLOS floating LiDARs have been deployed offshore Virginia, US, where Dominion Energy plans to build the country’s largest offshore wind farm, the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. The CVOW offshore wind farm will be made up of a total of 176 Siemens Gamesa 15 MW turbines, capable of supplying clean power to […]

  • 1 November 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first phase of construction has been completed at the Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France, with the work scheduled to resume on 1 March 2022 at the latest, Ailes Marines, the developer of the 62-turbine project, said. The operations are fully completed, and Van Oord’s Aeolus is ready to leave the area. Aeolus is waiting […]

  • 15 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Rouen-based company Thomas Services Maritimes (TSM), which has a joint venture with Windcat Workboats in France, has been selected to provide crew transfer to and from the Fécamp offshore wind farm, being built by EDF Renouvelables, EIH Sarl (owned by Enbridge and CPP Investments), and wpd Offshore. TSM will provide dedicated 25-metre crew transfer vessels […]

  • 15 September 2021
    Business & Finance

    UK’s Harland & Wolff and Spanish companies Navantia and Windar Renovables have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which will see the new partners actively working on securing specific fixed-bottom and floating offshore wind projects, primarily within the UK, and executing them together. Harland & Wolff said this collaboration would enable the company to take […]

  • 16 August 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The pre-trenching campaign along the inter-array cable routes in the northern part of the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm has been completed, Ailes Marines reported, adding that the work was done five weeks ahead of schedule. The Aethra vessel, chartered by the inter-array cable supplier Prysmian, left the site on 14 August after completing all […]

  • 2 August 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s Aeolus has resumed drilling work at the Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France after the activities were halted once again last week due to the spillage of hydraulic fluid from one of the drills. As reported last week, the drilling activities were halted after the drill leaked the hydraulic fluid into the marine environment […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]