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  • 2 August 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Limited has signed an agreement to sell the offshore transmission assets (OFTO) of the 588 MW Beatrice offshore wind farm to Transmission Capital Partners. The sale agreement follows the selection in December 2019 by Ofgem of Transmission Capital Partners, a consortium comprising International Public Partnerships Limited, Amber Infrastructure Group, and Transmission […]

  • 13 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    According to the latest update from the Moray East project, there are now 64 wind turbines installed at the site off the Aberdeenshire coast, which puts Moray East ahead of Scotland’s Beatrice offshore wind farm in terms of installed capacity. With each Vestas turbine having an output of 9.5 MW, Moray East is now on […]

  • 6 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Blue Tern has seven more Vestas 9.5 MW units to install at the 100-turbine Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland. The first wind turbines were installed at the project site some 22 kilometres off Aberdeenshire in January by the installation vessel Bold Tern, which left the site in May […]

  • 2 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Bureau Veritas has won a contract for project certification of the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. The company will be providing independent verification and deliver full project certification including design review, manufacturing surveillance, transport and installation surveillance, and commissioning surveillance. The 850 MW Moray West, developed by Ocean Winds, will comprise up to […]

  • 15 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The 100th and final wind turbine has been installed at the Moray East offshore wind farm site, located some some 22 kilometres off Aberdeenshire in Scotland, according to an update from Ocean Winds. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern installed the wind farm’s first Vestas 9.5 MW wind turbine in January. The work hit the halfway […]

  • 8 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    60 out of the 100 Vestas V164-9.5MW wind turbines have been installed at the 950 MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. The current installed capacity at Moray East stands at 570 MW, and the wind farm is two turbines away from taking the top spot in Scotland in terms of the installed capacity from […]

  • 11 May 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Offshore energy support vessel (OESV) operator Seacat Services has signed a long-term charter for catamaran Seacat Magic with Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm Ltd. Seacat Magic will support Operations & Maintenance (O&M) activity for the Greater Gabbard service team working at the 504 MW wind farm. She joins sister vessel Seacat Freedom, which was first […]

  • 3 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Conservative wind turbine design lifetime limits are a costly distraction from the potential of offshore wind projects to continue to help meet decarbonisation targets, K2 Management said, calling on the offshore wind industry to be better aligned in project timelines and equipment lifecycles. As the latest offshore wind leasing rounds propose a 60-year project lifespan, […]

  • 5 August 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    A study by Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, and Crown Estate Scotland has pinpointed the Cromarty Firth as an ideal location for an offshore wind marshalling and assembly hub in Scotland. The independent Port Enhancement Study demonstrates that the Cromarty Firth is the best location to capitalise on the significant opportunities stemming from Scotland’s […]

  • 29 September 2021
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has submitted an environmental report for the 1.5 GW Skåne Havsvindpark wind farm project offshore Sweden. The submission of the report was preceded by surveys and a thorough environmental impact assessment (EIA), the developer said. Skåne offshore wind farm is planned in the Baltic Sea, approximately 22 kilometers south of […]

  • 9 March 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Seacat Services’ newly launched catamaran, Seacat Rainbow, has gone straight on to a long-term charter with Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL). Seacat Rainbow will support operations & maintenance activity for the service team working at the 588 MW Beatrice wind farm offshore Scotland, joining her sister vessel Seacat Weatherly which is currently on charter with […]

  • 12 February 2021
    Business & Finance

    Owner of the Harland & Wolff shipyards, InfraStrata, is acquiring the assets of Scotland’s Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) at Methil in Fife and Arnish in Western Isles. BiFab officially went into administration in December 2020 after a deal for jacket foundation work for the Neart Na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm at the Methil site fell […]

  • 12 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    Global Energy Group (GEG) has signed an agreement with ScottishPower’s newly established Green Hydrogen Business to explore the best solution to power the operations at the Port of Nigg with green hydrogen. The companies will undertake a feasibility study to assess the full potential range of processes that could be supported by hydrogen and the […]

  • 19 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Rovco has signed a framework agreement for subsea inspection and survey works on the Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland. The company is carrying out inspection and survey work at nominated jacket foundation locations and export and inter-array cables, which will assist in informing the current condition and any potential maintenance planning at the site. […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Moray Offshore Windfarm (West), majority owned by Ocean Winds, has completed a two-year resource measurement campaign for which it deployed an EOLOS Floating LiDAR at the Moray West site, located next to the Moray East and Beatrice offshore wind farms. The developer contracted EOLOS as a turn-key provider of wind and ocean measurements in summer […]

  • 18 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Seaway Moxie is set to be deployed on the Beatrice offshore wind farm at the end of January for walk-to-work operations during an operations & maintenance (O&M) campaign at the wind farm, located some 13 kilometres off the coast of Caithness in Scotland. According to the wind farm’s latest Notice to Mariners, work will commence […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) is selling its 35 per cent stake in the 588 MW Beatrice offshore wind farm to The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) and funds managed by Equitix Investment Management Limited. TRIG has exchanged contracts with CIP to acquire an equity interest of 17.5 per cent in the project. Funds managed by Equitix […]

  • 28 January 2021
    Ports & Logistics

    Development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has approved an investment of up to GBP 8.3 million in Scottish Government funding for an GBP 18.9 million project to develop the East Quay at Port of Nigg in Easter Ross. Owned by Global Energy Group (GEG), Port of Nigg is home to the largest graving dock […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The NHV Group has secured a contract with Siemens Gamesa to provide helicopter services in support of the construction of the Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland.

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm have launched the next round of applications for the Moray Beatrice Local Fund.

  • 3 April 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting’s (SHL) vessel Stanislav Yudin has been deployed on the jacket installation at the Beatrice offshore wind farm as the heavy lift vessel Oleg Strashnov left the site to handle the substation installation at the Arkona offshore wind farm in the German part of the Baltic Sea.

  • 20 July 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm, the 588MW Beatrice, has started generating power for the first time.

  • 12 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has completed the first jacket foundation section for the Beatrice offshore wind farm, for which the company is building a total of 28 jackets. according to Beatrice project’s social media pages.  Smulders Projects was awarded the contract for 28 Beatrice jacket foundations by Seaway Heavy Lifting, which is in charge of the engineering, procurement, construction, transport and […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Subsea surveys are set to start on 5 October at the Beatrice offshore wind farm, located some 13 kilometres off the coast of Caithness in Scotland. For the work, the DP2 vessel Glomar Wave and crew transfer vessel Iceni Spirit will be deployed at the site. Surveys will be carried out on selected wind turbine foundations, […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (BOWL) has completed the first round of awards to support transformational projects across the north of Scotland from the GBP 6 million Beatrice Community Fund.

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE) has chosen ERSG, a UK-headquartered supplier of contract and permanent placements to the energy sector, to provide contract wind professionals for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm project. Nigel Wilson, Head of Offshore Wind at ERSG, said: “We are delighted to have been selected by SSE to staff this prestigious project and […]