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  • 16 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Rovco has commenced year three of its survey campaign on the operational Beatrice offshore wind farm located in the Outer Moray Firth in Scotland. Rovco’s UK-based team will deliver survey work on all inter-array cable and subsea jacket locations across the 588 MW wind farm, with activities commencing this month. The project will use the […]

  • 7 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Seagreen 1 Limited has selected Seaway 7, the Renewables & Heavy Lifting business unit of Subsea 7, as a preferred supplier for the Seagreen 1A wind project offshore Scotland, with the final contract expected to be valued between USD 500 million and USD 750 million. Seagreen 1A lies adjacent to the existing Seagreen project that […]

  • 18 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) and Equitix have partnered to acquire a minority stake in the 1.2 GW Hornsea One offshore wind farm in the UK from Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). The acquisition was backed by investment manager InfraRed Capital Partners Ltd (InfraRed) and operations manager Renewable Energy Systems (RES). The transaction is expected to […]

  • 20 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry

    Huisman and Denmark-based BMS Heavy Cranes have started the production of a 3,000 metric ton Ringer Crane during a ceremony at Huisman’s production facility in the Czech Republic. The production of the crane ceremonially commenced with the welding of the first parts of S690 steel using Huisman’s robotic welding technology called Wire & Arc Additive […]

  • 17 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Norway-based Ulmatec has secured a contract for the supply of a motion compensated gangway and logistics support systems for ECO Edison, the first-ever US-flagged Jones Act-compliant service operations vessel (SOV). The 32-metre motion compensated gangway has a 12-metre telescope compensation range, infinitely adjustable access height to the offshore wind turbines, an integrated elevator in the […]

  • 8 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    A geophysical and environmental survey is set to soon commence at the Salamander floating offshore wind project off the coast of Scotland in the North Sea. The geophysical survey and benthic drop-down video and grab survey activities are expected to commence on 26 July at the earliest and run until 30 September at the latest, […]

  • 31 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    C-Job Naval Architects has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with US-based Bleutec Industries and the Netherlands-based Penthus for the design and verification of their Piling Installation Vessel (PIV). The vessel is part of Bleutec’s integrated Binary Marine Installation Solution (BMIS) which the company developed in cooperation with NETSCo Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering and […]

  • 1 September 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Ofgem has granted an electricity generation licence to Berwick Bank Wind Farm Limited, the project company established by SSE Renewables which is developing the Berwick Bank offshore wind farm in Scotland. The licence was approved two months after the developer submitted an application to Ofgem, which then opened a 30-day comment period that closed on 31 […]

  • 17 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Alpha Marine is set to commence a geophysical survey campaign at the Clogherhead offshore wind farm site in Ireland, off the coast of County Louth. The survey, to be carried out by the vessel Baltic Explorer, will start around 25 May and will last until 27 July, subject to weather conditions. Alpha Marine will utilise […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Technology

    UK-based offshore wind engineering consultancy Effiwind has launched an online platform that enables a fully automated foundation design process. The new digital tool, which is accessible via a web browser, can produce fully automated concept foundation designs with a reduced turnaround time, contributing to a smoother design process and reduced risk for offshore wind projects, […]

  • 31 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    N-Sea Group has been awarded a contract for a preemptive repair on one of the four export cables of the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm off Wales. The Balfour Beatty Investments-Equitix consortium Gwynt y Môr OFTO plc has selected N-Sea to ensure the integrity of the export cable, with the company set to start […]

  • 9 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL), a joint venture between Red Rock Power Limited and Electricity Supply Board (ESB), has appointed JBA Consulting (JBA) to gather information about the installation phases of the 1.1 GW Inch Cape offshore wind farm in Scotland. For the task, JBA will use its strategic and operation planning software ForeCoast Marine to […]

  • 1 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Engineering and design service provider Kent has been awarded a contract for the design of offshore substations and foundations for both wind turbines and the substations at SSE Renewables’ 4.1 GW Berwick Bank offshore wind farm. Under the contract, Kent will complete two multidiscipline concept designs for the offshore substation platforms, delivering designs for options of […]

  • 15 June 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    After reducing the overall area for its proposed Berwick Bank offshore wind farm by 10 per cent last year, SSE Renewables plans to further reduce the size of the area by 20 per cent before applying for planning consent with Scottish Ministers later this year. Updating the Environmental Impact Assessment to reflect the new boundary […]

  • 1 September 2022
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The development of the Berwick Bank offshore wind farm in Scotland could deliver as much as GBP 4.1 billion to the country’s economy over the lifetime of the project while cutting millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions every year, according to a new report. Located 40 kilometres off the coast of East Lothian, the […]

  • 14 April 2022
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The Gwynt Y Mor offshore wind farm in the UK is set to undergo a pre-construction survey of its export cable corridor, following a series of export cable issues. Titan Endeavour will carry out the work, starting around 15 April and scheduled to take up to seven days, subject to weather conditions. The pre-survey of […]

  • 23 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind contractor Cadeler has signed a firm contract with Siemens Gamesa to provide the transportation and installation of a total of 60 wind turbines for the 882 MW Moray West wind farm offshore Scotland. The contract for the installation of the giant SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbines at the Moray West offshore wind […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The ScotWind partnership of SSE Renewables, Marubeni Corporation, and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have signed the Option Agreement with Crown Estate Scotland for what will become one of the world’s largest floating offshore wind farms off the east coast of Scotland. The SSE Renewables-Marubeni-CIP project is in the E1 Zone in the Firth of Forth […]

  • 24 May 2022
    Contribution, Environment

    A new international project, led by The Crown Estate and the Dutch Rich North Sea programme, has gathered seabed data in one place to identify how biodiversity net gain can be delivered in tandem with the expansion of offshore wind. According to The Crown Estate, the North Sea Net Gain study aims to ensure that decisions […]

  • 20 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    NKT is set to produce the HVDC power cables for the Dogger Bank C offshore wind project using low-carbon copper, representing the world’s first. The initiative is expected to reduce the carbon footprint of the cables by more than 35 per cent. The low-carbon copper cathodes are sourced from the Boliden Aitik mine in Northern […]

  • 24 June 2022
    Business & Finance

    EKF Denmark´s Export Credit Agency (EKF) has approved a EUR 1 billion credit facility to the Spanish energy company Iberdrola for the purchase of wind turbines from Vestas and Siemens Gamesa. This is the largest credit facility ever granted by EKF and was done in cooperation with Santander Corporate & Investment Banking (Santander CIB). The […]

  • 4 August 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ping Petroleum UK has brought some of the Arthurian legend into the offshore energy sector after renaming its floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel Sevan Hummingbird to Excalibur. The FPSO will be deployed at the company’s oil field in the UK Central North Sea which carries the same name as the island from the […]

  • 1 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm (PFOWF) consortium will reduce the area of the Pentland floating wind farm site by half and the maximum number of turbines from ten to seven, following feedback from stakeholders and the local community. The floating wind project is being developed by Highland Wind Limited, which is majority-owned by a […]

  • 23 June 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Training & Education

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) will lead in the development of a comprehensive offshore wind supply chain roadmap as part of its participation in the new White House-led Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership. The first of its kind forum between twelve US East Coast Governors and Administration officials is expected to enable collaboration to […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK will speed up planning and development consent processes for projects from the recently completed, currently ongoing, and upcoming (floating) offshore wind leasing rounds to bring new energy capacity online faster and facilitate economic growth and job creation. In this article: Will the UK Now Need to Set New Offshore Wind Target? Pre-Brexit Era […]

  • 2 August 2022
    Environment, Industry, R&D, Technology

    Cerulean Winds and Ping Petroleum UK have signed an agreement to create one of the UK’s first offshore oil and gas facilities powered mainly by offshore wind. Under the agreement signed in a meeting hosted by the UK Secretary of State, Kwasi Kwarteng, the production facility at Ping Petroleum’s Avalon site, located in the UK […]