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  • 20 April 2016
    Vessels

    DONG Energy and Seacat Services have signed a two-year contract for four crew transfer vessels to support construction operations at the Race Bank offshore wind farm. Ian Baylis, Managing Director of Seacat Services, said: “Our work with DONG Energy on Race Bank over the coming months will enable us to channel further investment into the local supply chain by […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Electricity has been generated for the first time at DONG Energy’s Race Bank offshore wind farm located off the North Norfolk coast.

  • 17 March 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Dong Energy has awarded a £21.8 million contract to J. Murphy & Sons Limited for construction of an onshore substation for the Race Bank offshore wind farm development project. Race Bank, when operational, will have a capacity of up to 580 megawatts, enough to power over 400,000 UK homes. The wind farm will be located […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy’s 580MW Race Bank offshore wind farm got the first of two of its offshore substations last week, Smulders reports. The topside and the jacket of the Race Bank 02 substation, loaded out back in June, were successfully installed at the site off Norfolk, UK, by Seaway Heavy Lifting. Iemants and Engie Fabricom are currently building […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Full power output has been achieved at Ørsted’s Race Bank offshore wind farm located off the North Norfolk coast, UK.

  • 24 August 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    Eight offshore wind technicians from the Humber area are about to start work on the installation of wind turbine foundations at DONG Energy’s 580MW Race Bank offshore wind farm. Race Bank is located off the North Norfolk coast and is being built out of DONG Energy’s construction base in the Grimsby Fish Docks. The offshore […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and its project partners, Macquarie and Sumitomo, officially opened the 573MW Race Bank offshore wind farm on 13 June at a ceremony in Grimsby, UK.

  • 6 March 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The second offshore substation for the Race Bank offshore wind farm set sail to the UK on 5 March, ENGIE Fabricom and Iemants reported.

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Diamond Transmission Partners has signed an agreement with the owners of the Race Bank offshore wind farm to acquire the project’s transmission assets. Diamond Transmission Partners, a partnership of Diamond Transmission Corporation Ltd and HICL Infrastructure PLC, was selected as the preferred bidder for the Race Bank offshore transmission license in June last year. The transmission […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has entered into an agreement to sell 50% of Race Bank, a 573 megawatt (MW) UK offshore wind farm project, to Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 and Macquarie Capital, the principal investment arm of Macquarie Group – with equal interests. As part of the transaction, DONG and Macquarie have agreed on a framework […]

  • 13 June 2016

    On 8 June, Iemants, part of Eiffage Group, completed the load-out of the jacket for the Race Bank substation. The load-out and sail-away of the topside will take place in the coming weeks, Smulders, also part of Eiffage, reported on its social media pages. Works on connecting Race Bank wind farm’s offshore cables to the ones […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has commented the announcement on Race Bank sale. DONG Energy has acquired a 100 per cent ownership interest in the UK offshore wind development project Race Bank from Centrica. Huub den Rooijen, Head of Offshore Wind at The Crown Estate, said: “We’ve seen some big announcements in offshore wind over the past month […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch SMST has been awarded a contract for the delivery of a 3D motion compensated crane (MCC) for Østensjø Rederi’s new Service Operation Vessel (SOV) which will be deployed at the 580MW Race Bank wind farm offshore UK. The SMST motion compensated crane is designed to transfer equipment to an offshore wind turbine using 3D motion compensation. The crane […]

  • 18 December 2017
    R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A2SEA’s jack-up vessel Sea Installer has installed the last turbine at Ørsted’s 573MW Race Bank offshore wind farm located off the North Norfolk coast in the UK.

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has placed contracts with three different UK companies for the array cables at its 580MW Race Bank offshore wind farm, marking the first time this Denmark-based energy company is using UK suppliers for the entire provision, installation and protection of array cables at one of its offshore wind farms. The array cables for Race Bank […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Colchester-based offshore services provider CWind has recently carried out urgent inspection and repair projects on the 573MW Race Bank offshore wind farm currently under construction off Norfolk, UK.

  • 12 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Our latest photo of the day shows Seacat Services’ crew transfer vessel (CTV) Seacat Volunteer picking up technicians from the substation at Ørsted’s 573MW Race Bank offshore wind farm located off the North Norfolk coast, UK.

  • 7 July 2015

    A2SEA is to provide their specialist purpose-built offshore installation vessel SEA CHALLENGER to install the 91 Siemens Wind Power 6MW turbines at Dong Energy’s the 580MW Race Bank offshore wind farm from early 2017. ”Signing the contract for Race Bank OWF is a very important milestone for us. A2SEA is an acknowledged and trusted player in […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The fourth wind turbine has been installed at the Race Bank offshore wind farm in the UK, A2SEA’s spokesperson told Offshore WIND this morning (19 May).

  • 27 July 2015

    MMT has been granted a contract from DONG Energy Wind Power for UXO inspections and excavations of various contacts with option on disposal and removal at Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm, off the east coast of England. The Race Bank project is planned with 91 wind turbine generators, two offshore substations and two export cables. […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has decided to construct Race Bank offshore wind farm, located in the Greater Wash area, approximately 27 km off the east coast of Britain. Race Bank will have a capacity of up to approx. 580MW and is expected to be fully commissioned in 2018. The wind farm will be constructed and operate under […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A2SEA’s jack-up Sea Installer has, together with DONG Energy and Siemens Wind Power, installed 23 out of 91 Siemens 6MW turbines on the 576MW Race Bank offshore wind farm off North Norfolk, UK.

  • 6 July 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Centrica, the parent company of British Gas, today announced that its proposed Race Bank offshore wind farm project has received consent from the Department of Energy and Climate Change. The project, which is subject to final investment approval, could meet the equivalent annual electricity demand of over 450,000 homes. Race Bank has been consented for […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and its Race Bank project partners, Macquarie and Sumitomo, will hold an inauguration ceremony for the 573MW offshore wind farm in Grimsby, UK, on 13 June.

  • 27 March 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Following the installation of the jacket foundation on 15 March, the 2,900t topside for the second offshore substation at the Race Bank offshore wind farm was installed over the weekend.

  • 24 June 2015

    Following DONG Energy’s final investment decision for the Race Bank offshore wind farm, NKT announced that it will now start with the production of more than 150 kilometers of 220 kV high voltage submarine export cables. The cable will be manufactured in Cologne, Germany, with the first phase ready for installation in 2016. The second and last […]