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  • 11 June 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Blue Tern installed the 50th Vestas V164-9.5MW wind turbine at the Moray East offshore wind farm, marking the halfway milestone. The 50th turbine was installed at 22.40 local time on Thursday, 10 June. Last work on the turbine was completed at 05.14 on Friday, 11 June, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier said. Bold […]

  • 20 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The Bold Tern jack-up vessel has installed 24 wind turbines at the Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland. The 100-turbine project is now one installation away from reaching a quarter of its wind turbines in place. The 24th Vestas (MHI Vestas) 9.5 MW unit was installed on 17 April, according to Moray East’s latest Notice of Operations, […]

  • 13 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    According to the latest update from the Moray East project, there are now 64 wind turbines installed at the site off the Aberdeenshire coast, which puts Moray East ahead of Scotland’s Beatrice offshore wind farm in terms of installed capacity. With each Vestas turbine having an output of 9.5 MW, Moray East is now on […]

  • 26 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    The Island Crown vessel has started working at the Moray East offshore wind farm site, providing accommodation and walk-to-work (W2W) services during the project construction activities. Island Crown has joined the fleet of vessels deployed on the project after Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Ltd (MOWEL) awarded Island Offshore with a contract for offshore accommodation and […]

  • 24 May 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    40 out of the 100 Vestas V164-9.5MW wind turbines have been installed at the 950 MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. The 40th turbine was installed at the site some 22 kilometres off the Aberdeenshire coast on 20 May, the project’s latest Notice of Operations shows. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern installed […]

  • 7 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RES has won a contract to provide control point, balancing, and asset monitoring services during commissioning and early operations at the 950 MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. RES’ 24/7/365 Control Centre, based in Glasgow, will work as the interface between Moray East and National Grid to support the energisation of 100 turbines at […]

  • 29 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds is launching a recruitment process for the operations and maintenance of the Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland. Over 20 new posts, including apprenticeships, are open, in addition to the circa 60 positions that will be needed to service the project’s turbines. Jack-up vessel Bold Tern has so far installed 28 of […]

  • 7 June 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm has started exporting power to the UK grid, Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Ltd said. The wind farm is still under construction, but the engineering methodology used enables power to be exported before all of the wind farm’s 100 Vestas V164-9.5MW turbines have been installed, the developer said. […]

  • 6 May 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    32 out of the 100 Vestas V164-9.5MW wind turbines have been installed at the 950 MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. The wind turbine installation is being carried out by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern. The first turbines were installed some 22 kilometres off the Aberdeenshire coast during the second half of […]

  • 8 March 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Twelve Vestas (MHI Vestas) 9.5 MW wind turbines have been installed so far at the Moray East project site, located some 22 kilometres off the Aberdeenshire coast. The wind turbine installation is being carried out by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s Bold Tern jack-up vessel, which is picking up the components at the Port of Nigg, where […]

  • 8 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    60 out of the 100 Vestas V164-9.5MW wind turbines have been installed at the 950 MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. The current installed capacity at Moray East stands at 570 MW, and the wind farm is two turbines away from taking the top spot in Scotland in terms of the installed capacity from […]

  • 6 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    All inter-array cables have been laid at the Moray East offshore wind farm, with burial, termination and testing works still ongoing. The cables were installed by CLV Living Stone, while the Ndeavour and Grand Canyon vessels have been deployed for the burial operations. OSV Siem Day is supporting termination and testing works, including personnel and […]

  • 15 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The second inter-array cable installation campaign will begin this month at the Moray East offshore wind farm, where the seventh wind turbine was installed on 10 February and the decommissioning of the met mast is currently underway. The first inter-array cable installation campaign, which started on 11 November 2020, was completed on 23 January of […]

  • 1 July 2021
    Vessels

    The service operations vessel (SOV) Esvagt Alba, which Havyard delivered to Esvagt a week ago, arrived in Fraserburgh, Scotland, on 1 July for final marine surveys before commencing work at the Moray East offshore wind farm, which will feature 100 Vestas turbines. Esvagt Alba is the second of three purpose-built SOVs that Esvagt has built […]

  • 27 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern has returned to Port of Nigg after installing the first four Vestas (MHI Vestas) 9.5 MW wind turbines at the Moray East wind farm off Scotland. The 950 MW Moray East will feature 100 V164-9.5MW units installed at the site some 22 kilometres off the Aberdeenshire coast. The team […]

  • 2 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Bureau Veritas has won a contract for project certification of the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. The company will be providing independent verification and deliver full project certification including design review, manufacturing surveillance, transport and installation surveillance, and commissioning surveillance. The 850 MW Moray West, developed by Ocean Winds, will comprise up to […]

  • 2 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    BOA OCV has secured a contract with DEME Offshore to deploy its subsea construction vessel BOA Sub C at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. BOA Sub C will begin working at Saint-Nazaire in the second quarter of the year for a period of 220 days firm plus options. The two companies previously worked […]

  • 28 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has signed three new wind turbine transport and installation contracts with a combined value of up to EUR 124 million. Signed over the last two months, the contracts are linked to work in 2022-2024 in both Europe and APAC regions and will, combined, cover up to 630 vessel days. According to Fred. […]

  • 11 May 2021
    Environment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s dual-fuel cable laying vessel Living Stone has completed her liquefied natural gas (LNG) sea trials after being bunkered with LNG for the first time. The ship-to-ship bunkering was conducted in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, by Titan LNG’s FlexFueler, DEME said. Living Stone completed her sea trials back in 2018. The vessel’s first assignment was on […]

  • 25 June 2021
    Vessels

    Norwegian shipbuilder Havyard Leirvik has handed over a new service operations vessel (SOV) to the Danish offshore energy vessel operator Esvagt. The SOV is the fifth such vessel to be delivered to Esvagt and the second in a new series of three SOVs being built by Havyard for the Danish company. The three new SOVs […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Moray Offshore Windfarm (West), majority owned by Ocean Winds, has completed a two-year resource measurement campaign for which it deployed an EOLOS Floating LiDAR at the Moray West site, located next to the Moray East and Beatrice offshore wind farms. The developer contracted EOLOS as a turn-key provider of wind and ocean measurements in summer […]

  • 5 April 2021
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Winds (OW) is evaluating the expansion of its global offshore wind portfolio to include Ireland. The offshore wind developer has established Cailleach Offshore Wind Farm Ltd, a project delivery company which has submitted a Foreshore Application Licence Application to undertake site investigations for the potential development of an offshore wind farm 13 kilometres from […]

  • 14 May 2021
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has reported a 10 per cent increase in the order book of its Offshore Energy division in the first quarter of the year (compared to the end of 2020), with around 50 per cent of new orders coming from the offshore wind sector. The first quarter at the company’s Offshore Energy division proceeded in […]

  • 18 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 100 MHI Vestas V164-9.5MW wind turbines has been installed at the Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. The installation of the wind turbines is being undertaken by MHI Vestas, using Global Energy’s facility at the Port of Nigg in North East Scotland as the onshore pre-assembly port. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up […]

  • 6 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy have signed a charter period extension contract for the Brave Tern jack-up vessel on the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. To facilitate Brave Tern‘s stay on the Yunlin project for a while longer, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier is doing some reshuffling and will temporarily mobilise a second […]

  • 8 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    After partnering to develop offshore wind projects in the US and South Korea, Ocean Winds and Aker Offshore Wind have now formed a new partnership to apply for the development of floating wind farms in Scotland’s upcoming seabed leasing round. The two companies will jointly submit the bid to Crown Estate Scotland by 16 July. […]