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  • 6 February 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables and Equinor, the developers of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK, are exploring two options for Dogger Bank D, the fourth wind farm the partners are looking to build as part of the development. These include using Dogger Bank D for electricity that would feed into the UK grid and/or for […]

  • 18 April 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The heavy lift vessel Seaway Strashnov has returned to the Dogger Bank A offshore wind farm site to resume the installation of monopile foundations. Meanwhile, the crane vessel Thialf has installed the jacket foundation for the Dogger Bank A offshore substation and will soon move on to the installation of the topside. The foundation installation on […]

  • 23 May 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore substation topside built for Dogger Bank B has arrived at Aibel’s yard in Haugesund, Norway. Just a little more than a month after the departure of the Dogger Bank A substation topside, the sister platform arrived in Haugesund and was transported from Aibel’s yard in Thailand by BigLift Shipping’s heavy transportation vessel BigLift Baffin. […]

  • 28 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has contracted Teesside-based company Eastgate Engineering for mechanical and electrical work for the pre-assembly of the towers and nacelles for the Dogger Bank Wind Farm offshore wind turbines, whose components started arriving at the marshalling port in January. Eastgate Engineering’s contract is expected to support approximately 90 local jobs including Electrical and […]

  • 17 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The offshore substation topside built for the Dogger Bank A, the first phase of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK, has sailed away from Aibel’s yard in Haugesund, Norway, on 16 March. In October 2019, Aibel was selected to deliver two platforms for the 2.4 GW Dogger Bank A and B phases, with […]

  • 20 April 2023
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The world’s first unmanned High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) offshore substation has been installed at what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank, off the UK. The substation is the first of three platforms, supplied by Aibel, to be installed at Dogger Bank, which is being constructed in three […]

  • 3 May 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) Thialf has installed the offshore substation jacket for the Dogger Bank B offshore wind farm in the UK. After returning from the Baltic Sea, the vessel Thialf was deployed on the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind farms to install the jacket foundations for the project’s two offshore substations. […]

  • 3 January 2023
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Several unexploded ordnance (UXO) items have been identified within Dogger Bank A & B array areas during a UXO inspection campaign. The UXO items will be addressed during a separate UXO Clearance phase of work estimated to be performed around February 2023. The Dogger Bank A, B, and C UXO inspection campaign started on 8 June 2022 […]

  • 16 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    UK green energy supplier Octopus Energy Group has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Shell Energy Europe to receive energy generated by the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm. Shell Energy Europe, which has signed agreements to offtake 20 per cent of the energy produced by Dogger Bank, will supply Octopus Energy with up to […]

  • 14 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Several subsea operations are scheduled to soon commence at the sites of the first two phases of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm, currently under construction off the North East coast of England. Later this month, NKT will begin nearshore intervention works in support of the installation of the Dogger Bank B export cable in the […]

  • 2 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Correll Group, Cable Installation & Power Services Division has been contracted by DEME Offshore to complete the inter-array cable termination & testing on wind turbines and the offshore substation platform on the first phase of the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK. The 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm is being built in […]

  • 26 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    DEME Offshore has picked Tekmar Group to supply Cable Protection Systems (CPS) for the third phase of Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK. Under the contract signed with DEME Offshore, Tekmar will design, manufacture, and supply 172 CPS for Dogger Bank C. The first systems for the project’s third phase are expected to be […]

  • 15 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    RWE is performing a benthic survey off the northeast coast of the UK, where the company plans to build its 3 GW Dogger Bank South (DBS) Offshore Wind Farm. According to a Notice to Mariners from the project, the developer has contracted Ocean Ecology to carry out a seabed habitat survey at the offshore wind […]

  • 21 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Spain-based manufacturer of rolled rings euskalforging has won a contract to produce flanges for the 1.2 GW Dogger Bank C offshore wind farm. Under the contract, the company will ring roll 87 rings for transition pieces and 87 rings for monopiles with an outside diameter larger than 8 metres. Dogger Bank Wind Farm is being built […]

  • 15 March 2023
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Operations & Maintenance (O&M) base for the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore wind farm under construction, has officially been opened at the Port of Tyne, the UK. The O&M base also houses the control room that will monitor and manage five per cent of the UK’s electricity generating capacity, […]

  • 13 April 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) Thialf has returned from the Baltic Sea and has been deployed on the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind farms, where the vessel is currently installing jacket foundations for the project’s two offshore substations. According to AIS data available online and a recently issued Notice to Mariners […]

  • 12 May 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s new offshore wind installation vessel Voltaire has called Port Esbjerg after arriving from the UAE and before heading to the UK for its first assignment. Voltaire is so far the largest installation vessel to call the Danish port, where it will mobilise for work on Dogger Bank Wind Farm. The jack-up was […]

  • 29 May 2023

    The second Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (CSOV) in the Skywalker series, ordered by IWS Fleet, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Norwegian company Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS), has hit the water. The first steel for the IWS Windwalker vessel was cut in March 2022 at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CHMI) facility in Jiangsu, China. […]

  • 15 December 2022

    GE Renewable Energy has received a full type certificate from DNV for its Haliade-X offshore wind turbine for operations up to 14.7 MW. This type certification follows an earlier certification that the Haliade-X could operate at up to 13.6 MW and makes the Haliade-X the most powerful turbine with a full type certification, according to […]

  • 25 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) has entered into shipbuilding contracts for the construction of two additional Walk-to-Work Commissioning Service Operations Vessels (CSOVs). The company’s wholly-owned subsidiary IWS Fleet exercised options and entered into construction contracts with Hong Kong-based China Merchants Industry Holdings Co., Ltd. (CMI) for the acquisition of two additional CSOVs. The firm yard price […]

  • 29 March 2023

    Jan De Nul’s new jack-up vessel, Voltaire, has left Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where it underwent further commissioning and project-specific adjustments ahead of its first assignment, and is now on its way to Europe. The vessel’s first deployment will be on the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm project offshore the UK, the world’s […]

  • 19 January 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has signed Agreements for Lease with the UK’s The Crown Estate to develop the two offshore wind farm sites known collectively as Dogger Bank South (DBS). DBS East and DBS West are located over 100 kilometres offshore in the shallow area of the North Sea known as Dogger Bank. Each project could have an […]

  • 9 February 2023

    Offshore wind service vessel company Edda Wind has taken delivery of Edda Boreas from Gondan Shipyard in Spain. The commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) is the second of six sister vessels to be delivered from Gondan. Edda Boreas will start the installation of the motion-compensated gangway, and the crane system after leaving the yard in […]

  • 11 May 2023

    A collaboration between SSE Renewables, Sif Group, Cambridge Vacuum Engineering (CVE), and TWI, has resulted in the first-ever electron beam welded section to be incorporated in an offshore wind turbine monopile foundation. The resulting can was incorporated into a monopile transition piece in January 2023 and is scheduled to be installed offshore as part of […]

  • 23 March 2023
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has selected the Tyne Clean Energy Park at the Port of Tyne as the storage and marshalling base for the foundations of the 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm. The site will be occupied from the third quarter of 2023, with the base operational from the first quarter of 2024, as the business […]

  • 20 December 2022

    Jan De Nul has taken delivery of its jack-up vessel, Voltaire, from the COSCO Shipping Shipyard in China. The vessel had been delivered by the shipyard on 15 December, and departed for Dubai on the morning of Tuesday, 20 December. Designed in-house, Voltaire will be used to transport, lift and install offshore wind turbines, transition pieces, and […]