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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 March 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Energy will install 22 units of distribution transformers at Yuhuan Offshore Wind Power Project Phase 1, China’s first commercial 66 kilovolts (kV) offshore wind farm. The fluid immersed transformers of type FITformer WIND will support China Huadian Corporation (CHD) to optimize energy supply in the Yangtze River Delta region. The first phase of the […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    In the last two weeks, Wiking Helikopter Service has signed a multi-year contract with TenneT and a contract extension with Deutsche Windtechnik, both of which will see the company providing offshore helicopter services for projects in the German part of the North Sea. With the transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT, Wiking said it was awarded […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Scottish offshore wind seabed leasing process has brought together Scotland-headquartered SSE Renewables, Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation, and Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP). According to the latest press release from SSE Renewables, the developer has teamed up with Marubeni and CIP to work on joint bids for the ScotWind seabed leasing, managed by […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Red Rock Power Limited has formed a 50:50 joint venture with the Irish state-owned utility ESB to develop the Inch Cape Offshore Limited wind farm development off the east coast of Scotland. Inch Cape is set to be constructed 15 kilometres off the Angus Coast. The project recently received approval to increase its capacity to […]

  • 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, […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has appointed Marc Becker as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its Offshore business. Becker served as Managing Director for Germany and Head of Offshore Sales and Projects at Siemens Gamesa before leaving the company in early 2020. Prior to that, Becker had served as COO of […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Technology

    Siemens Energy has commissioned a power transmission system for the 8 MW offshore wind turbine installed at the Shantou Haojiang onshore industrial park as part a demo project by Shanghai Electric in China. The system consists of a SF6 (sulfur hexafluoride)-free gas-insulated high-voltage switchgear (GIS), called 8VM1 Blue GIS, and a liquid-immersed distribution transformer with ester […]

  • 3 August 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of July 2020. Blade Crashes Into Apollo’s Gangway Offshore Belgium A blade from one of SeaMade’s wind turbines collided with the gangway on DEME Group’s jack-up Apollo at the beginning of July, after which the gangway detached from the vessel and fell into the […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The UK Government has proposed to exempt Beatrice, Hornsea One, Rampion, and East Anglia One offshore wind farms from the requirement to hold a licence to transmit electricity, due to COVID-19-related delays in transferring their transmission assets. The four offshore wind farms, involved in the fifth and sixth tender rounds of the Offshore Transmission Owner […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Training & Education

    Survivex has invested more than GBP 100,000 in new facilities and equipment to align its training centre in Aberdeen to the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) standards, and will start with the first GWO courses on 6 July. The company, focused mostly on offshore training in the oil & gas sector until now, said that with […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    SSE plc is planning to invest more than GBP 7 billion over the next five years in major low-carbon construction projects to support the net-zero target and spur a green economic recovery.    The plan will see SSE invest almost GBP 4 million every day for the next five years on projects, including the GBP 3 […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has secured an order from Semco Maritime to provide the main electrical equipment for the electrical service platform (ESP) of the Mayflower Wind offshore wind farm. The project is located in a federal lease area approximately 25 miles south of Nantucket, Massachusetts in the United States, and will have a capacity to generate up […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Scottish energy company SSE has engaged practiced emergency responses and has adapted working arrangements to ensure the safety of the staff working on the Beatrice offshore wind farm during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 584 MW Beatrice comprises 84 Siemens Gamesa 7 MW wind turbines which have been in operation for almost a year. The wind […]