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  • 23 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Supply Chain

    Moray East Offshore Wind Farm, a joint venture between Ocean Winds, Diamond Green Limited, and China Three Gorges, has concluded the transfer of its transmission assets to Transmission Capital Partners (TCP), a consortium comprising Transmission Investment, Amber Infrastructure, and INPP. The transmission assets include a 220 kV 3-cable connection to the Moray East Wind Farm […]

  • 10 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    EDP Renováveis, S.A. has revealed that Ocean Winds, its joint venture with Engie, has completed the sale of a 16.6 per cent stake in the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm to funds managed by Equitix Infrastructure Investment Management (Equitix). With this transaction, Moray East implies an estimated EV/MW multiple of GBP 3.7 million […]

  • 11 June 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Supply Chain

    UK marine consultancy ABPmer has been commissioned to provide marine physical process assessments to support the consenting of the Ayre and Bowdun offshore wind farms in Scotland, owned by Thistle Wind Partners (TWP), a consortium comprising DEME, Qair, and Aspiravi. Ayre is a 1 GW floating wind project planned to be built off the coast […]

  • 19 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis’ DP installation vessel Bokalift 1 has installed the first offshore substation platform (OSP) at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland. The heavy lift operations in the Port of Nigg and on-site were completed safely and successfully, according to the developer Ocean Winds. As offshore commissioning starts, the previously laid export cable […]

  • 30 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Amazon has signed a corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) for a total of 473 MW of Moray West offshore wind farm’s generation capacity to help power its operations when the project becomes operational later this year. The technology giant signed the CPPA with ENGIE, which owns the Moray West project through Ocean Winds, the 50-50 […]

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

    DEME’s vessel Orion has installed its first XXL monopile foundation at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. The company’s jack-up vessel Apollo is also joining the offshore work, taking care of installing the transition pieces at the construction site. Orion is performing monopile installation in addition to Bokalift 2, which kicked […]

  • 13 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The second offshore substation platform (OSP) has been installed at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland. The first OSP was installed in December 2023 by Boskalis’ DP installation vessel Bokalift 1 which also mounted the second OSP on its foundations on 10 January, according to a notice of operations from the project. […]

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

    The installation of transition pieces (TPs) at Scotland’s Moray West offshore wind farm is expected to start on or around 23 January. The TPs will be installed by DEME’s installation vessel Apollo and the company’s vessel Orion will later also arrive at the site to undertake monopile installation. Later this month, Apollo will start placing […]

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

    Belgian offshore construction company DEME, using its vessel Orion, has completed the installation of monopiles at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland.  Monopile installation at Moray West started in October 2023, with Boskalis’s vessel Bokalift 2 deployed for the work and Orion taking over in February. DEME’s Orion installed 29 monopiles for Ocean […]

  • 18 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has completed the work the company was contracted to perform on the Moray West offshore wind farm. While the Dutch offshore construction company has now wrapped up its part of the job, work on Ocean Winds’ 882 MW project offshore Scotland continues with the installation of foundations and inter-array cables underway. Boskalis says that […]

  • 26 February 2024
    Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Siemens Gamesa has rolled out the first 14 MW wind turbine nacelles at its Cuxhaven plant in Germany as the production of wind turbine components for the Moray West offshore wind farm is currently underway. The first batch of nacelles is now awaiting shipment and installation at the Moray West project site offshore Scotland, Siemens […]

  • 15 December 2023
    Equipment, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    Siemens Gamesa has manufactured the first 108-metre-long wind turbine blades at its factory in Hull for the 880 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. The team from Ocean Winds and Gareth Davies MP, Exchequer Secretary to the UK Treasury were present to see the first blades produced in Hull. In total, 180 blades […]

  • 28 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    All transition pieces (TPs) have been installed at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland, according to a Notice to Mariners issued on 27 May by Moray Offshore Windfarm (West). In addition, Cadeler’s Wind Orca has installed ten wind turbines so far at the offshore site in the Moray Firth. The final […]

  • 11 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Work on the installation of the two offshore substations (OSS) at the Moray West offshore wind farm site has started, with Boskalis’s DP installation vessel Bokalift 1 currently moored in the Port of Nigg with the components for the first OSS on board. The Moray West project team notified about the commencement of the OSS […]

  • 22 December 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Supply Chain

    UK-headquartered Lamprell has signed a reservation agreement for the supply of transition pieces for the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farms in the UK. The reservation agreement secures capacity in Lamprell’s Hamriyah yard in the UAE. The base scope of work entails the supply of 2 x 92 transition pieces for the Norfolk Vanguard West and […]

  • 3 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy has issued a statement in response to claims that the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project was delayed saying the project was on schedule and that the installation vessel Orion would start construction between 6 and 8 May. “On April 29, anti-wind groups filed a petition in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia seeking […]

  • 1 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Floating Wind, Research & Development

    Octopus Energy’s generation arm has invested in US-headquartered Ocergy to boost the development of floating offshore wind farms globally. According to Octopus, Ocergy has an innovative approach to designing and manufacturing floating foundations, reducing the time and cost of building them. Ocergy is pioneering a hyper-local supply chain approach, working with local manufacturers and creating […]

  • 12 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Boskalis’s offshore energy division saw 50 per cent of its revenue coming from offshore wind in 2023, according to annual results the Dutch dredging and offshore construction specialist released on 7 March. Company-wide, Boskalis reported a 20 per cent increase in revenue and a 150 per cent higher net profit than in 2022. For its […]

  • 21 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Haventus, the owner of the Ardersier Port in the Moray Firth, Scotland, has taken a final investment decision and kicked off construction work on redeveloping the port to serve both fixed-bottom and floating offshore wind projects. The revamped port is expected to open in the second half of 2025. This month, Haventus was granted a […]

  • 1 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Google has signed corporate power purchase agreements (CPPAs) with Shell and Eneco for 478 MW of energy capacity at two offshore wind farms the partners jointly own in the Netherlands: Hollandse Kust Noord and Hollandse Kust West VI. Together with the existing power purchase agreements Google previously signed in the Netherlands, the two offshore wind […]

  • 19 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Seven companies from the north of Scotland and Orkney have been selected by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult for the first Fit For Offshore Renewables (F4OR) programme in the region. The chosen firms come from a wide range of sectors including engineering, marine renewables, offshore operations and maintenance, and subsea monitoring. The seven selected […]

  • 30 January 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    US-based Zupt has been awarded its first major offshore wind farm development project from a Tier 1 energy contractor off the northwest coast of France. Under the contract, the company will provide instrumentation and survey support during the installation of 64 wind turbine monopiles at the project’s site. Zupt’s role will revolve around integrating a […]

  • 28 November 2023
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The first batch of transition pieces (TPs), that will be installed at the Moray West offshore wind farm, has arrived at Port of Nigg in the Cromarty Firth. The first delivery to Nigg included two TPs for the offshore substations, allowing progress on the export electrical infrastructure to be made, said Ocean Winds. As part […]

  • 25 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Cables, Grid Connection, Outlook & Strategy, Transition, Vessels

    Subsea7 has reported a “robust” backlog of USD 10.4 billion in its financial results for the first quarter of 2024, with tendering activity high in both the subsea and offshore wind sectors. To remind, in the financial results for the full year of 2023, Subsea7 reported it had secured USD 7.4 billion of contract awards […]

  • 2 November 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Smulders and Siemens Energy have sent off the first of the two Offshore Transformer Modules (OTMs) for the Moray West offshore wind farm from the Smulders yard on the Tyne at Wallsend. The second OTM has also been loaded onto a barge and is ready to be transported to Scotland. The OTMs have been delivered […]

  • 23 November 2023
    Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    China’s Dajin Heavy Industry has delivered the final batch of eight XXL monopiles for the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. In June 2022, Dajin Heavy Industry was contracted by the wind farm’s developer, Ocean Winds, to supply 48 XXL monopiles for the project. The units weigh about 2,000 tonnes and have […]