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  • 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 […]

  • 10 October 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Supply Chain

    UK-based Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has been awarded two contracts by Ørsted to continue delivering structural inspections above water (SIAW) across the company’s offshore wind portfolio. The SIAW contracts, which will run until 2026, will see SMC continue to deliver inspection and maintenance works of external, internal, and confined space areas of the foundation, transition […]

  • 11 October 2023
    Business & Finance

    UK-based Inspirit Capital has acquired crew transfer vessel (CTV) owner CWind from Global Marine Group. CWind completes approximately 60,000 crew transfers annually, utilising its fleet of CTVs, including the world’s first hybrid surface effect ship, CWind Pioneer. The company provided services at wind farms throughout the UK and Europe including London Array, Thanet & Kentish […]

  • 17 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has completed the divestment of 25 per cent of the London Array offshore wind farm in the UK to funds managed by Schroders Greencoat. The company, which held a minority interest in the 630 MW offshore wind farm since 2014 and did not have operations and maintenance (O&M) responsibility on the project, said last […]

  • 17 August 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power and Ocean Winds, a joint venture between Engie and EDP Renewables, have partnered to develop a second ScotWind site of 500 MW east of Shetland, expanding the overall footprint of the Arven offshore wind farm to 2.3 GW. Arven comprises two sites, namely a 1.8 GW project east of the Shetland Islands, […]

  • 24 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has signed an agreement with funds managed by Schroders Greencoat to divest its remaining 25 per cent minority interest in the London Array offshore wind farm in the UK. The total value of the transaction is GBP 717 million (approximately EUR 829 million). Ørsted originally owned 50 per cent of the project and divested […]

  • 28 September 2023
    Business & Finance

    London-based international investor and manager, John Laing Group, has acquired a stake in the transmission assets for the 1.3 GW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK, as part of a portfolio acquisition from HICL Infrastructure. John Laing Group has agreed to acquire HICL Infrastructure’s entire equity interest in four UK public-private partnership projects, […]

  • 1 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    Netherlands-based FibreMax has launched a comprehensive range of global supply chain solutions tailored to the needs of floating offshore wind technologies. The array of solutions provided by FibreMax, in collaboration with partners Avient Dyneema and Teijin Aramid, is broad, covering ample production capacity, land-based production facilities, and floating production units, the company said. The unveiling […]

  • 25 July 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    A steel-cutting ceremony was held for GC Rieber Shipping’s Service Operations Vessel (SOV) at Cemre Shipyard in Türkiye. The Norwegian shipowner placed an order for two WindKeeper SOVs last year for offshore wind operations at Cemre Shipyard. The order includes options for further two vessels with the first SOV planned to be delivered in the […]

  • 24 July 2023
    Business & Finance

    UK green energy supplier Octopus Energy Group has announced that it will invest, through its generation arm, USD 20 billion (about GBP 15 billion) into offshore wind by 2030. The company said that this will go towards the generation of 12 GW of renewable electricity a year, enough to power 10 million homes. Octopus is targeting projects […]

  • 27 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The first American-built offshore substation has been installed at the South Fork Wind site offshore New York, the state’s first offshore wind farm. The 1,500-tonne, 60-foot-tall offshore substation was built by Kiewit Offshore Services, the largest offshore fabricator in the US, at its Ingleside facility near Corpus Christi, Texas. The substation departed from the facility […]

  • 10 August 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    A new milestone has been reached with the erection of London Array’s 100th wind turbine. The landmark was reached at 18.45 on Tuesday, 7 August when the turbine’s final blade was lifted into place. “With 100 wind turbines now assembled, more than three quarters of the foundations completed and the two offshore substations in place, […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    London Array’s Operations & Maintenance (O&M) base at the Port of Ramsgate was officially opened by local MP Laura Sandys on Friday 9 March. The base will be home to around 70 wind farm technicians and up to 20 support staff, who’ll be responsible for operating and maintaining London Array for the next 20 years. […]

  • 9 September 2013

    London Array, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, has appointed DSH Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors in Maidstone to provide it with accounting and tax services for the next three years. For DSH partner Duncan Cochrane-Dyet, the appointment is recognition of the quality of DSH’s teams.  “When we were invited to tender, we knew it […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Grid Connection

    London Array, a joint venture owned by DONG Energy (50%), E.ON (30%) and Masdar (20%), announced that it has signed an agreement for the sale of transmission assets at the world’s largest offshore wind farm to Blue Transmission London Array Limited. The divestment takes place pursuant to the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) regime. Following a […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    In early September the London Array Consortium started installing London Array’s last export cable. The export cables run from offshore substations to the onshore substation at Cleve Hill, where the power generated by London Array will flow into the national electricity network. The cables have been buried in trenches dug into the seabed and as […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    London Array today announced that the 175th and last turbine at the first 630MW phase of the London Array Offshore Wind Farm has been installed, marking the end of major construction activities. Turbine installation began in January 2012 and has been completed by MPI Discovery, A2SEA’s Sea Worker and Sea Jack. With all turbines in […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    London Array’s second full year of generation has seen output from the offshore wind farm pass the 5TWh mark. The wind farm became fully operational in April 2013, having first started exporting power in October 2012. Output to date now amounts to electricity equivalent to the annual consumption of some 1.2m UK households. Over the […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    BPD Zenith has been selected to deliver its Maximo for Offshore Wind asset management solution to the 630MW London Array, the world’s largest operational offshore wind farm. The system will be used to support the subsequent phases of the wind farm’s lifecycle. Maximo for Offshore Wind is based on IBM Maximo, an enterprise asset management system, […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    MarineSpace Ltd has recently been awarded the contract by London Array Ltd to produce the Year 1 Post-Construction Environmental Monitoring Annual Report for the London Array Offshore Wind Farm.  Environmental issues have been a key focus of this project from the EIS stage to date, and publication of the Annual Report summarising the key findings […]

  • 28 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Training & Education

    Postgraduate student Nathalie Kolasa who is currently studying for an MSc in Management at the Ashcroft International Business School (AIBS) at Anglia Ruskin University has secured a research project with a difference – she is set to work with the London Array offshore wind farm project. Nathalie approached the London Array project and has successfully […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Spectrum Offshore has secured a five-year contract to provide combined crew transfer and survey services for the London Array offshore wind farm.

  • 13 July 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    M.C. Construction (Cleveland) has completed the fabrication and mobilisation of steelwork for MPI Adventure ahead of the vessel’s upcoming works on the removal, upgrade and re-installation of turbine blades at the London Array offshore wind farm.

  • 18 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has been appointed by London Array to deliver Balance of Plant (BoP) Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services covering the wind farm’s next five years of operation.

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    CWind has been awarded a contract for the supply of two crew transfer vessels to the London Array offshore wind farm supporting operation and maintenance activities. London Array is located 20 km off the Kent coast in the outer Thames Estuary. Both workboats, the CWind Alliance and CWind Artimus, will be operating from Ramsgate in […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    London Array has signed a two-year contract with Sima Charters and Windcat Workboats for a total of six new Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs). The move follows an assessment of how best to cope with the unique environmental conditions that exist within the world’s largest operational offshore wind farm, with water depths varying from intertidal to […]