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  • 6 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables and Equinor are looking into building what would be the fourth part of Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, whose three phases (A, B and C) are currently under construction. Surveys are now underway at an offshore site where the partners want to develop Dogger Bank D, which would […]

  • 29 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seajacks, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eneti, has signed three contracts with Dogger Bank Wind Farm for the charter of one of its NG2500X class vessels to support offshore substation platform hook-up and commissioning on all three 1.2 GW phases of the offshore wind project. The first contract will commence in the second quarter of […]

  • 15 August 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Six of the 95 monopile foundations have been installed at Dogger Bank A, the first of the three 1.2 GW phases that comprise Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore wind farm under construction. DEME’s installation vessel Innovation installed the first turbine foundation at the site located around 131 kilometres off the east coast […]

  • 19 July 2022

    Vard has held a keel-laying ceremony for the third service operations vessel (SOV) that the company is building for North Star at Vard Vung Tau shipyard in Vietnam. Vard and North Star signed a contract for a total of four SOVs which are bound for the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK. Each of […]

  • 24 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based offshore vessel operator North Star has awarded a GBP 2 million contract to Alicat Workboats for the construction of two new Chartwell-designed daughter craft that will be used on the Dogger Bank wind farm offshore the UK from next year. The vessels will be added to North Star’s new renewables fleet which is bound […]

  • 26 July 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Installation of the 277 wind turbine foundations has started on the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm which is being developed 130 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast, the UK. The campaign to install turbine foundations at what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm has commenced in recent days, with the installation of the […]

  • 21 September 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s installation vessel Innovation has completed the initial campaign to install eleven monopile foundations at Dogger Bank A, the first of three 1.2 GW phases that comprise Dogger Bank Wind Farm, and now pre-mobilisation is underway for Seaway Strashnov to continue with the construction work on the offshore wind farm site. The first turbine foundation was […]

  • 30 June 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Installation of monopiles at Dogger Bank A, the first of the three 1.2 GW phases comprising the world’s largest wind farm under construction, the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank, is scheduled to start in the first half of July. DEME Offshore’s installation vessel Innovation is expected to start installing the first three of the 95 monopiles […]

  • 30 June 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore substation topside built for Dogger Bank A has arrived at Aibel’s yard in Haugesund, Norway. The topside, which is the first of three platforms that Aibel will deliver to the world’s largest offshore wind farm, the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank, was transported from Aibel’s yard in Thailand by BigLift Shipping’s heavy transportation vessel […]

  • 22 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Jones Bros Civil Engineering has installed approximately 117 kilometres of onshore high voltage direct current (HVDC) cables for the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm. The Dogger Bank project, which is being built in three phases A, B, and C, is the first offshore wind farm in the UK to use HVDC technology, which […]

  • 13 June 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Strashnov will be deployed on Dogger Bank Wind Farm for a full 2023 campaign as the company’s new vessel Seaway Alfa Lift, which suffered a crane incident in 2021, is now scheduled to be delivered in the second half of 2023. As reported last year, the vessel had an incident with the A-frame on […]

  • 10 November 2022

    The Norwegian company Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) has launched IWS Skywalker, the first Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (CSOV) in the Skywalker series, chartered for the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK. The vessel will now continue outfitting alongside the yard’s quay to be ready for operations next year, IWS said on social media. The […]

  • 3 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Shell in the UK, where the oil and gas major will be using some of the electricity produced by the Thanet offshore wind farm. The companies have signed a five-year agreement for the delivery of 300,000 MWh of electricity from Thanet, which corresponds to about […]

  • 9 June 2022

    Integrated Wind Solutions AS (IWS) has held an official keel-laying ceremony for the IWS Skywalker commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) at a shipyard of China Merchants Industry Holdings Co. Ltd. The vessel, for which the first steel was cut in January 2022, will commence its first contract in Summer 2023 at the Dogger Bank Wind […]

  • 27 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has won a contract to provide the complete temporary power solution for the construction of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK. Under the contract, MRE will use its generator recycling strategy, with the aim to streamline the number of sets required offshore, while maintaining and refuelling […]

  • 28 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    France-headquartered electricity transmission consultancy and engineering company, RTE international, has been appointed as third-party consultant to conduct joint interaction studies between two HVDC projects in the UK: Sofia Offshore Wind Farm and Dogger Bank C. Under the contract, RTE international will carry out wide-ranging interaction studies to ensure the connection of both projects to the […]

  • 17 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vårgrønn, a joint venture between Eni’s energy transition business Plenitude and the Norwegian energy investor HitecVision, has completed the acquisition of Plenitude’s stake in the three phases of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK. As reported in June, Vårgrønn signed an agreement with Plenitude to acquire 20 per cent interest in […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy, part of GE Vernova`s portfolio of energy businesses, selected Mammoet UK, a heavy lift and transport company, to supply onshore heavy lifting and transport for the staging and assembly of turbine components for Dogger Bank Wind Farm. “We are delighted to announce that we have selected Mammoet UK as our cranes and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The 11-turbine Hywind Tampen, the world’s first floating wind farm to power offshore oil and gas platforms, is close to producing its first power, according to Equinor’s latest press release. A milestone was reached when the first subsea cables were laid by Subsea 7 and the connection was made to Gulfaks A in July. The […]

  • 24 August 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    North Star has launched the first of four hybrid-powered daughter craft that will be used on the Dogger Bank wind farm offshore the UK from next year. The vessel was launched at a naming ceremony held at the RoyalNorfolk and Suffolk Yacht club in Lowestoft, England, adjacent to the firm’s regional operations hub. It was […]

  • 30 June 2022
    Business & Finance

    Eni’s energy transition unit Plenitude and HitecVision have agreed to expand their Norwegian renewable energy company, Vårgrønn. The partners’ joint ambition is to build Vårgrønn into a material full-cycle offshore wind player, targeting 5 GW of installed and sanctioned offshore wind capacity by 2030, with a focus on key Northern European markets. ”With this agreement, […]

  • 5 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro is performing geophysical surveys at the array sites of RWE’s two Dogger Bank South (DBS) offshore wind projects, DBS East and DBS West. The survey campaign, which started in May this year, will be underway until 31 October, subject to weather conditions, and is now being performed from the Fugro Frontier vessel after Fugro […]

  • 9 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Contribution, R&D, Technology

    Equinor and Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have announced a collaboration agreement that will tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the offshore renewables sector. According to the partners, ORE Catapult and Equinor have a joint aim to collectively invest in technology readiness for offshore wind and together they will focus on developing skills in […]

  • 11 July 2022
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Equinor has partnered with Integrated Smart Energy Laboratory (ISEL), a sub-group of the North East Energy Catalyst, through which the developer will work with the UK research institutions to support research and development activities targeted at key offshore wind industry challenges. ISEL combines existing smart grid capabilities at Durham University, Newcastle University, and the Offshore […]

  • 23 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The offshore substation topside for Dogger Bank A, the first of the three 1.2 GW phases of the UK’s Dogger Bank Wind Farm, has been completed at Aibel’s yard in Thailand and is now on its way to Haugesund, Norway, where it will undergo further work. The topside is expected to arrive at the yard […]