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  • 26 March 2024
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of export cables at Dogger Bank C, the third phase of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK, is scheduled to start in early April. The work will be performed in three campaigns to install three sections of export cable, with the first campaign starting on or around 9 April […]

  • 18 January 2024
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    NOTE: The article was amended on 23 January to include the parts of Dogger Bank Wind Farm’s Supporting Statement filed to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) that concern the reasons for the delay of the monopile installation on Dogger Bank B. The installation of foundations on two UK offshore wind projects, the 1.4 GW Sofia […]

  • 8 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank A, the first of the three phases of the UK’s Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s biggest offshore wind farm under construction, may not be fully operational until 2025, developer SSE said on 8 February. The 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm is being constructed in UK waters some 130 kilometres off the […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The jack-up vessel Voltaire has installed twelve wind turbines at the Dogger Bank A offshore wind farm in the UK so far and is currently in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, where it will undergo scheduled maintenance and return to the UK project in May. This is according to a Notice of Operations from the project issued […]

  • 9 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of the offshore substation topside and monopile foundations is about to commence at Dogger Bank B offshore wind farm, the second of the three 1.2 GW phases of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK. Installation vessels Saipem 7000 and Seaway Strashnov are expected to arrive at the project site […]

  • 12 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Vessels

    China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) has delivered the commissioning service operations vessel (CSOV) IWS Skywalker to IWS Fleet, a wholly owned subsidiary of Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS). The vessel has already been chartered for Dogger Bank Wind Farm and will start working there early next year. The vessel will commence its charter contract at the Dogger […]

  • 4 December 2023
    Infrastructure, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Dogger Bank D, the potential fourth phase of the world’s largest offshore wind farm under construction, Dogger Bank Wind Farm, has awarded contracts to engineering consultants to support the feasibility and optimization of a large-scale green hydrogen development option on the project. SSE Renewables and Equinor, the developers of the Dogger Bank wind farm in […]

  • 4 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    SSE and Equinor have scrapped plans to produce green hydrogen in the fourth phase of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm project in the UK, focusing entirely on power generation from the offshore wind farm. The decision follows the confirmation of an onshore grid connection location in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The up to 2 […]

  • 4 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has signed an agreement with UAE’s Masdar as a partner for its 3 GW Dogger Bank South (DBS) offshore wind projects in the UK. The partners acknowledged the signing of the new partnership during a ceremony at COP28 in Dubai. Masdar will acquire a 49 per cent stake in the landmark renewables projects while […]

  • 4 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    Wood Thilsted has signed a five-year framework agreement with Equinor for turbine foundations engineering. The framework agreement covers engineering studies (feasibility, concept, pre-FEED, and FEED), general engineering support, and specialist studies. It also includes detailed engineering and management of project contractors. “We are delighted to be appointed onto this framework agreement with one of our […]

  • 4 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Research & Development

    Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has completed its acquisition of a 49 per cent shareholding in the 3 GW Dogger Bank South (DBS) offshore wind project in the UK. RWE will lead the project’s development, construction, and operation with a 51 per cent stake over the entire term. Masdar and RWE signed an agreement to join forces on […]

  • 1 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Technology, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Updates on wind turbine technology and new offshore wind projects, including those facing major challenges, marked 2023 on offshoreWIND.biz. In the article below, we have compiled our ten most-read news last year, together with some of their related updates and stories. In February 2023, Vestas revealed plans to scale up a new chemical process that […]

  • 10 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The world’s largest offshore wind farm under construction, Dogger Bank, has started producing electricity for the first time for British homes and businesses. The 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm is being constructed in UK waters some 130 kilometres off the coast of Yorkshire and in three 1.2 GW phases known as Dogger Bank A, […]

  • 10 October 2023
    Vessels

    Last week, North Star took delivery of another hybrid service operations vessel (SOV) leaving the shores of Aberdeen, with the Grampian Derwent setting sail for the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK. After completing the final commissioning testing by the technical and rescue teams at North Star, the vessel set sail […]

  • 9 October 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Supply Chain

    High voltage engineering company, Ventus Energy, has secured a contract to supply highly skilled authorised persons (SAPs) for 24/7 support at the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK. Awarded to the organisation’s North Shields base in the north-east of England, which is in direct sight of the wind farm’s operational base, […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Denmark’s Cadeler has signed an offshore wind turbine installation contract for the vessel, Wind Scylla, with an undisclosed client. The contract has a value between USD 75 million and USD 150 million, including both the firm period and potential options. The installation work is planned to commence in 2025. During the project duration, spanning between […]

  • 10 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of foundations is scheduled to kick off this month at the Sofia offshore wind farm site, located on Dogger Bank in the central North Sea, 195 kilometres from the nearest point on the UK’s northeast coast. Van Oord’s offshore wind installation vessel Aeolus and special service support vessel (SSSV) Baltic Explorer are expected […]

  • 21 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    The Norwegian company Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) has, through its subsidiary IWS Fleet AS, entered into a time charter contract for a commissioning service operations vessel (CSOV) at market terms with the Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT. The charter contract has a minimum duration of four months and will commence after the vessel IWS […]

  • 26 October 2023
    Business development, Green Hydrogen, Power-to-X, R&D, Research & Development

    PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna and GE have signed an agreement for the development of a project aimed at testing the production of green hydrogen using a GE offshore wind turbine. In the planned project, hydrogen would be produced in an electrolyzer using electricity generated from the latest GE wind turbine model intended for the offshore wind […]

  • 10 October 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    UK-based Aventus Energy has partnered with Horizon Ocean Management (HOM) in support of Japan’s growing offshore wind sector. While HOM offers advisory, consultancy, and IMR services for the Japanese offshore wind sector, Aventus is said to bolster this partnership by providing a wide range of technical and engineering services such as inspection, repair, and maintenance […]

  • 2 February 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS), through its wholly-owned subsidiary IWS Fleet, has signed a three-year contract with Siemens Gamesa for its Skywalker-class walk-to-work commissioning service operations vessels (CSOVs). Under the agreement, IWS Fleet will provide the CSOVs to support offshore turbine commissioning works across multiple Siemens Gamesa projects in North Europe over a three-year period, starting […]

  • 18 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom

    Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has achieved close on the financing of its 49 per cent shareholding in the 476 MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany. According to Masdar, the total lending package amounted to EUR 488 million, with participation from ABN AMRO, Credit Agricole CIB, ING, Santander, and Siemens Bank. The Baltic Eagle offshore wind […]

  • 13 December 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    RWE Offshore Wind Japan Murakami-Tainai K.K. has been selected in a consortium together with Mitsui & Co., Ltd (Mitsui) and Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (Osaka Gas) to deliver a 684 MW commercial-scale offshore wind project in Japan. The Japanese Government has appointed the consortium to develop, construct, and operate a fixed-bottom offshore wind farm off […]

  • 9 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) is investing USD 4.75 million to establish a new national center of excellence to accelerate offshore wind energy deployment nationwide. The Academic Center for Reliability and Resilience of Offshore Wind (ARROW), led by the University of Massachusetts Amherst with approximately 40 partners, will focus on workforce development, targeted research, […]

  • 7 December 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Dubai-based vessel equipment and service provider, APT Global Marine and Offshore Engineering UAE, has fitted Jan De Nul’s installation vessel Voltaire with sea fastening systems under one of its latest contracts in the offshore wind industry, which now account for the majority of the revenue for the UAE company that previously did most of its […]

  • 18 January 2024
    Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Supply Chain, Vessels

    A consortium led by Bibby Marine, which is working on bringing a zero-emission electric service operation vessel (eSOV) to the UK and European offshore wind markets, has contracted Longitude Engineering, a UK-based engineering consultancy and ship design firm, to design the new SOV. Bibby Marine announced the company and its consortium partners Port of Aberdeen, […]