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  • 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 […]

  • 25 October 2023
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The first batch of transition pieces (TPs) for the Moray West offshore wind farm have sailed out of Lamprell’s Hamriyah yard in UAE and are on their way to a marshalling harbour in the UK. “I want to congratulate the project team and thank our client for their trust in Lamprell as we underwent both […]

  • 20 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The first Siemens Gamesa 108-metre-long wind turbine blades have left its manufacturing factory in Hull for the Moray West offshore wind project in Scotland. Nine of the 180 blades destined for the 882 MW offshore wind farm were loaded onto the Rotra Mare transporter ship at the Siemens Gamesa blade factory in Hull, and are […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans has started the pull-in of the first of two export cables at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm off the coast of Scotland. The offshore export cables were manufactured by Nexans at its factory in Halden under a contract signed with Ocean Winds in 2021. The Nexans Skaggerak and the Nexans Aurora […]

  • 4 April 2024
    Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The first 14 MW turbine nacelles have been loaded onto the roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) vessel, Rotra Vente, at Siemens Gamesa’s Cuxhaven plant in Germany. They are destined for the Moray West offshore wind farm and are heading toward the Port of Nigg, Scotland, according to AIS data available online. The vessel left Cuxhaven on 3 April […]

  • 11 March 2024
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    France-headquartered Nexans has completed the offshore export cable pull-ins for both offshore substation platforms at the 882 MW Moray West wind farm, located in the Moray Firth in the northeast of Scotland. The cable-laying vessel Nexans Aurora took advantage of a recent period of favorable weather to carry out the task, according to Ocean Winds’ […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Dajin Heavy Industry has sent off the first batch of three wind turbine towers for the Moray West offshore wind farm, the company said on 3 April via social media. According to Dajin Heavy Industry, the company is the first Chinese supplier to deliver towers for 14 MW offshore wind turbines to the European wind […]

  • 14 November 2023

    The two substations built for the Moray West offshore wind farm have arrived in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland, to await their installation at the project’s offshore site approximately 22.5 kilometres from the Caithness coastline. UK-based Harlyn Solutions completed the first phase of the offshore substation transport for the 882 MW offshore wind farm. The company […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

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

    The installation of Siemens Gamesa’s 14 MW wind turbines at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland is scheduled to start in April. The vessel chartered to install the turbines, Cadeler’s Wind Orca, has just arrived in Esbjerg, Denmark, to mobilise for the project after completing a crane upgrade in the Netherlands. In […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The first Siemens Gamesa wind turbine blades and tower components for Ocean Winds’ Moray West offshore wind farm have arrived at the Port of Nigg in Scotland. The 882 MW offshore wind farm, developed by Ocean Winds, will comprise 60 wind turbines and will be the first project to feature Siemens Gamesa’s SG 14-222 DD model. The turbines […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    The Meyer Group, which includes Neptun Werft in Warnemünde, Germany, is joining forces with the Belgian company Smulders to build offshore converter platforms at the Warnemünde site. The two companies will jointly form Neptun Smulders Offshore Renewables and Neptun Smulders Engineering, which will take over the design and manufacture of the platforms. The contemplated joint […]

  • 26 October 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Energinet has awarded Semco Maritime an eight-year framework agreement for the provisioning of technical consultants within the design, supervision, testing, commissioning, and maintenance of onshore and offshore technical facilities. The collaboration commences this month and solidifies Semco Maritime’s position as Energinet’s trusted partner and preferred sub-supplier of technical consultants, according to the company. “We are […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 December 2023
    Business & Finance

    OEG Energy Group (OEG) has signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) to acquire Dutch subsea and topside services specialist Bluestream Offshore. The acquisition is expected to increase OEG’s subsea and topside capabilities while expanding its operating footprint to be able to pursue further opportunities in the growing offshore renewable industry. Bluestream has a turnover […]