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  • 11 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Cobra Wind has contracted Granada Material Handling to design, manufacture, and commission a quayside crane that will be used for loading crew transfer vessels (CTVs) supporting the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm in Scotland. Granada said the crane unit had been specifically designed for quayside application and the challenging marine environment in which it would […]

  • 21 September 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of the wind turbines at Kincardine, the world’s largest floating wind farm, has marked the start of the long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between Statkraft and Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Ltd (KOWL). The 50 MW Kincardine floating wind farm will provide over 200,000 MWh per year to the Scottish grid, enough to power over […]

  • 5 July 2021

    The fifth and final 9.525 MW floating wind turbine has been connected to its moorings some 15 kilometres southeast of Aberdeen, Scotland. The Kincardine 05 floating platform was connected to its moorings over the past weekend, First Subsea said. First Subsea, who provided platform mooring connectors and the Cable Protection Systems for the project, said […]

  • 24 August 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Installation of the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm, the Kincardine Offshore Wind, has been completed. The 50 MW project is located approximately 15 kilometres off the southeast coast of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The wind farm’s five Vestas 9.525 MW wind turbines and one 2 MW Vestas unit were installed at water depths ranging between 60 […]

  • 22 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Cobra and Flotation Energy plc, the team behind the world’s largest operating floating wind project, has announced it is bidding for up to 7 GW across several sites in Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind Leasing Round. The bids have been submitted through Offshore Wind Ltd, their joint venture company and each project will be up to […]

  • 10 May 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar consortium has shipped out the fifth and final floating wind platform for the Scottish Kincardine offshore wind farm from the Fene Shipyard in Spain. The five floating platforms were built under a contract with Cobra Wind International Ltd., a subsidiary of the Cobra Group. The five floating platforms will support Vestas 9.5 MW […]

  • 26 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    A joint venture between Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios and Flotation Energy has revealed its plan to apply for development consent to build offshore wind farms in Ireland, once the country’s new legislative framework is in place. Offshore Wind Ltd (OWL) plans to build one wind farm, called Greystones, in the waters off the Irish coast […]

  • 7 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium of Prysmian Group and Asso.subsea has signed a contract with RTE, Réseau de Transport d’Électricité, for the development of an export submarine power cable system for the Gruissan floating offshore wind farm located in Southern France. Under the contract worth some EUR 30 million, Prysmian will be responsible for the design, supply, termination, […]

  • 15 September 2021
    Business & Finance

    UK’s Harland & Wolff and Spanish companies Navantia and Windar Renovables have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which will see the new partners actively working on securing specific fixed-bottom and floating offshore wind projects, primarily within the UK, and executing them together. Harland & Wolff said this collaboration would enable the company to take […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Business & Finance

    The world’s installed offshore wind capacity rose by 15 per cent in 2020, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and this year will see a 37 per cent growth in global installed offshore wind capacity, according to Rystad Energy. Major contributor to both last year’s and this year’s growth is China. The country is expected to ramp […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The following article is a guest post by Andreas Dracoulis (Partner), and Jonathan Morton (Associate) at the international commercial law firm Haynes and Boone. Interest in the offshore wind industry has grown exponentially over the last year and the anticipated growth of the market is huge. The EU expects to have 450 gigawatts (GW) of […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has started towing the first Kincardine floating wind turbine from Rotterdam in the Netherlands to the installation site some 15 kilometres southeast of Aberdeen, Scotland. The anchor handler Manta started towing the first of the five MHI Vestas 9.525 MW floating wind turbines from the Port of Rotterdam on Tuesday, 8 December. At the […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas has installed the first V164-9.5 MW turbine on a floating platform for the Kincardine offshore wind project. The first V164-9.5 MW turbine was installed on a Principle Power WindFloat platform at the installation harbour in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The turbine is the first of five such units to be installed at the Kincardine […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Global Wind Service (GWS) is supporting MHI Vestas Offshore Wind with pre-assembly and installation activities on the Kincardine floating wind project. The 49.625 MW Kincardine is located 15 kilometres south of the Aberdeen coast in Scotland. The wind farm will comprise five MHI Vestas V164 9.525 MW wind turbines and one 2 MW MHI Vestas […]

  • 1 December 2020
    R&D

    Floating wind will account for 2 per cent of the world’s power supply by 2050 and its cost will drop some 70 per cent by that time. Still, a more comprehensive industry standards and risk management are required for the technology to scale, according to a new report from DNV GL. The report discusses how […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation delivered a range of cable protection solutions for the Kincardine floating wind farm and the 2MW turbine that started producing power in October 2018. Installed in quarter three of 2018, Trelleborg manufactured and delivered Distributed Buoyancy Modules (DBM), bend stiffeners and Uraduct cable and flow line protection for the Scottish pilot […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Engineering and technology group SENER has announced its involvement in the 50MW Kincardine floating wind project offshore Scotland. Fitted with a 2MW turbine and five other 9.525MW turbines, the project is expected to be operational by 2020, making it the largest floating offshore wind farm in the world. The project is being developed by Kincardine […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Marine survey company Partrac Ltd has been awarded the contract by Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited (KOWL) to monitor oceanographic processes at the site of the Kincardine floating wind farm located 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen.

  • 3 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The floating wind industry could create up to 50,000 direct and indirect jobs in Spain and Portugal over the next two decades, according to a study launched by EIT InnoEnergy. The study, entitled “Iberia as a hub for technology development and industrial leadership in the field of floating wind offshore energy”, found that the floating […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Global Offshore, part of the Global Marine Group, has completed the installation of the export power cable at the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm in Scotland.

  • 21 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first three floating foundations built by the Navantia-Windar consortium for the Kincardine offshore wind farm are ready to be loaded out from Navantia’s yard in Fene, Spain. The first of the wind farm’s five floating foundations will be loaded onto Boskalis’ semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Fjord on Tuesday, 22 September, Navantia said. Fjord will […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has confirmed a firm order to provide five V164-9.5 MW turbines for the Kincardine floating wind project in Scotland. The order was signed in 2018 with Cobra Wind International Limited (CWIL), the UK offshore division of Spain’s  Cobra Group. The turbines will be installed in spring 2020 and will include a 10-year service […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    First foundation for the Kincardine project, the world’s largest floating wind farm, has arrived in Rotterdam, from where the floating wind turbines will be installed off Scotland. The foundation was transported from the fabrication yard in Spain to Rotterdam on board Boskalis’ semi-submersible barge Fjord, towed by the oceangoing tug Seraya. Boskalis, which has been […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis’ semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Fjord has set sail from Spain to the Netherlands carrying the first floating foundation for the Kincardine offshore wind project in Scotland. Fjord began its journey from Navantia’s yard in Fene on 7 October towards Rotterdam, where the turbine will be mounted on the foundation before leaving for the wind […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group has won a new contract with Cobra Wind International Ltd to provide the cable system to connect the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm to mainland UK.