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  • 27 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Navantia is setting up Navantia UK, a subsidiary in the United Kingdom for which the Spanish company says reinforces its commitment to its UK industrial partners in shipbuilding and the offshore wind energy sector. “Navantia UK is a step forward in Navantia’s support of the UK National Shipbuilding Strategy and Ten Point Plan for a […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has selected integrated logistics and materials management company ASCO to provide shipping services on the Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland. The deal will see ASCO’s ship agency Seletar provide services including crew transfer to the operations of the project, initially during the construction phase, from Montrose port. The project […]

  • 17 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Bourbon Subsea Services has signed an EPCI contract for the floating electrical hub, inter-array cables, as well as anchoring and mooring systems for the 30 MW EolMed floating wind farm in France. “BOURBON’s scope of work will consist in the complete farm offshore installation, and includes the detailed design, procurement and fabrication of the floating electrical hub, the inter array cables, the anchoring and the mooring systems”, the company said in […]

  • 1 June 2022
    Business & Finance

    Belgium-headquartered Sarens and UK-based PSG Marine & Logistics Ltd have formed a joint venture (JV) to support both the bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind projects with heavy lifting, transportation, and logistics services from the Port of Cromarty Firth. “We are extremely pleased to form this joint venture with the reference player in global heavy lift […]

  • 16 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bourbon has entered into a strategic partnership with IWS Fleet, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Integrated Wind Solutions AS (IWS), that will allow the company to offer commissioning and maintenance services to the French offshore wind market by using IWS’s Skywalker class vessels. This agreement will allow Bourbon to market and operate the IWS’s Skywalker class […]

  • 7 June 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    RenewableUK has announced that the UK is launching the Floating Offshore Wind Task Force with the aim to ensure that the country stays at the forefront of floating wind, creating thousands of new jobs and attracting billions in private investment, according to the trade group. RenewableUK and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have worked […]

  • 20 May 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The UK government has opened the GBP 160 million Floating Offshore Wind Manufacturing Investment Scheme (FLOWMIS) for expressions of interest. Announced in November 2021, the investment scheme will provide government funding to boost floating offshore wind capability around the UK at sites in Scotland, Wales, and elsewhere by supporting manufacturers and giving private investors the […]

  • 2 June 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Scotland’s Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has partnered with Scottish Development International (SDI) and the Department for International Trade (DIT) to launch a global initiative to attract overseas manufacturing companies of scale to the Scottish Floating Wind Port Cluster. The main target of this international initiative under the DIT’s High Potential Opportunities (HPO) programme is […]

  • 22 June 2022
    Industry, R&D

    The global pipeline of offshore wind projects which are operational, under construction, consented, or being planned has almost doubled over the past twelve months, from 429 GW in 2021 to 846 GW today, new research published by RenewableUK shows. Europe has a pipeline of 350 GW (with 26 GW fully operational) and the pipeline in […]

  • 25 January 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The UK’s Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has granted GBP 10 million to technology partners – SENSEWind, Glosten, and Subsea Micropiles, and six delivery partners to design and construct a SENSE PelaStar floating wind turbine demonstrator off the coast of Scotland. The SENSE concept (stands for Self-Erecting Nacelle and Service) looks to […]

  • 20 January 2022
    Business & Finance

    The following is a guest post by Westwood Global Energy Group’s Senior Analysts Michelle Gomez, Bahzad Ayoub and Ruth Chen. The offshore wind sector had another record-breaking year in 2021. Some 18.6 GW of capacity was put into operation – the industry’s highest level of annual capacity additions.   Mainland China’s push to bring capacity […]

  • 24 December 2021
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Flotation Energy Plc and CNOOC Petroleum Europe Ltd have submitted an Offshore Scoping Report for a floating wind farm offshore Scotland with a capacity of up to 480 MW and scheduled to be operational by 2026. The Green Volt offshore wind farm would feature up to 30 wind turbines with a rated capacity of between […]

  • 3 December 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), one of the largest ocean shipping companies in the world, and Scotland’s Flotation Energy plc. have agreed to jointly evaluate offshore wind development opportunities in Japan. The agreement builds on the 2 GW portfolio of offshore floating wind projects in Japan being developed by Flotation Energy (Japan) Co. Ltd., […]

  • 19 October 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The 50 MW Kincardine floating offshore wind farm is now fully operational, Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Ltd. (KOWL) said. Located 15 kilometres off the coast of Aberdeenshire, Scotland, in water depths ranging from 60 metres to 80 metres, Kincardine is the largest operating floating wind farm. The project consists of five Vestas V164-9.5 MW and one […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    ASCO Marine has completed its involvement in the installation of the first floating wind turbine on the Kincardine wind farm offshore Scotland where the company’s team provided marine coordination from their marine control facility at Steadfast House in Aberdeen.

  • 23 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    First Subsea has secured a second contract with Spain’s Cobra Group to provide Cable Protection Systems (CPSs) for the 50MW Kincardine floating wind farm offshore Scotland. First Subsea provided CPSs for the first Kincardine floating wind turbine which was installed 15 kilometres off the coast, south of Aberdeen, last year. The company will now provide a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    UXOcontrol has completed an unexploded ordnance identification campaign for the Kincardine Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland. UXOcontrol is a joint venture of N-Sea and BODAC, and Kinkardine marks its first UK contract. The company was awarded the contract by Cobra Wind International, which is carrying out the engineering, design, supply, construction and commissioning of the […]

  • 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.