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  • 2 August 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s Aeolus has resumed drilling work at the Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France after the activities were halted once again last week due to the spillage of hydraulic fluid from one of the drills. As reported last week, the drilling activities were halted after the drill leaked the hydraulic fluid into the marine environment […]

  • 16 August 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The pre-trenching campaign along the inter-array cable routes in the northern part of the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm has been completed, Ailes Marines reported, adding that the work was done five weeks ahead of schedule. The Aethra vessel, chartered by the inter-array cable supplier Prysmian, left the site on 14 August after completing all […]

  • 1 November 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first phase of construction has been completed at the Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France, with the work scheduled to resume on 1 March 2022 at the latest, Ailes Marines, the developer of the 62-turbine project, said. The operations are fully completed, and Van Oord’s Aeolus is ready to leave the area. Aeolus is waiting […]

  • 29 July 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has stopped the ongoing drilling activities its vessel Aeolus is performing at the site of the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm after one of the vessel’s three drills encountered a technical problem. After less that two weeks of the vessel’s return to the Saint-Brieuc project site, which Aeolus had left last month following […]

  • 19 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    EDS HV Group, part of James Fisher Renewables, has won a multimillion-pound contract to provide the high voltage safety management commissioning phase at Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. The contract involves management of all aspects of high voltage safety throughout the construction of the wind farm, including overseeing safety from […]

  • 15 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Rouen-based company Thomas Services Maritimes (TSM), which has a joint venture with Windcat Workboats in France, has been selected to provide crew transfer to and from the Fécamp offshore wind farm, being built by EDF Renouvelables, EIH Sarl (owned by Enbridge and CPP Investments), and wpd Offshore. TSM will provide dedicated 25-metre crew transfer vessels […]

  • 15 September 2021
    Business & Finance

    UK’s Harland & Wolff and Spanish companies Navantia and Windar Renovables have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which will see the new partners actively working on securing specific fixed-bottom and floating offshore wind projects, primarily within the UK, and executing them together. Harland & Wolff said this collaboration would enable the company to take […]

  • 20 December 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Two EOLOS floating LiDARs have been deployed offshore Virginia, US, where Dominion Energy plans to build the country’s largest offshore wind farm, the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. The CVOW offshore wind farm will be made up of a total of 176 Siemens Gamesa 15 MW turbines, capable of supplying clean power to […]

  • 16 July 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s jack-up vessel Aeolus arrived at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm site today (16 July) after leaving the Port of Rotterdam’s Maasvlakte terminal on 14 July following the maritime authorities’ go-ahead to return to work off France. The vessel will now resume with the drilling and installation of piles for the offshore wind farm’s […]

  • 12 July 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s jack-up vessel Aeolus is set to return to the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm site in France, after halting the construction work last month due to a leak of hydraulic fluid in the drilling equipment. The vessel’s return to the project site in France was announced by Ailes Marines, the developer of the 496 […]

  • 13 July 2021
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Italy’s Saipem has finalized the closing of the agreement to acquire the floating offshore wind business of France’s Naval Energies. Saipem and Naval Energies, a subsidiary of France’s Naval Group, signed an agreement for the acquisition in early June. The two parties have now communicated that all the conditions necessary to complete the transaction have […]

  • 24 June 2021
    Business & Finance

    The Navantia-Windar consortium has completed construction of its 100th jacket foundation at Navantia’s yard in Fene. The 100th jacket for Navantia-Windar is the third of the total of 62 being produced for the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm under a contract the consortium has with Iberdrola. The project has created nearly 2,000 jobs, mainly in […]

  • 22 June 2021
    Business & Finance

    Navantia has manufactured the first node using robotic welding for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project. This is the first time automated welding of offshore nodes was carried out in commercial phase, according to the Spanish offshore wind foundation manufacturer. The robotised node welding cell, whose industrial property is shared by Navantia, INTAF, AIMEN and Electrorayma, […]

  • 25 June 2021
    Authorities, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Trenching support vessel Aethra was forced to leave the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm after the local fishermen protesting the project breached several safety protocols and verbally threatened the safety of the captain and the crew. The Aethra was deployed on the site when a large number of fishing boats surrounded the vessel. The fishermen then […]

  • 2 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Navantia and Windar announced today (2 July) that they will build a factory for XXL monopiles on the grounds of the Fene shipyard in Spain after Iberdrola closed a framework agreement with the partnered companies for future offshore wind farms, valued at EUR 400 million. The framework agreement between Iberdrola and Navantia-Windar involves the manufacture […]

  • 17 June 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s jack-up Aeolus has left the bay of Saint-Brieuc and is en-route to her home port in Vlissingen, the Netherlands after the installation of foundations at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm was halted due to a leak of hydraulic fluid in the drilling equipment. Van Oord is in charge of transporting and installing 62 […]

  • 15 June 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus has stopped installing the foundation pin piles at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm after experiencing technical issues with the drilling equipment. Van Oord is responsible for the transport and installation of 62 jacket foundations for the wind turbines, three pin piles each, and the four foundation pin piles for the […]

  • 4 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Italian offshore energy services company Saipem and Naval Energies, a subsidiary of France’s Naval Group, have signed an agreement for the acquisition of Naval Energies’ floating wind business. The deal covers Naval Energies’ engineering know-how on floating units, intellectual property rights, and approximately thirty resources with expertise in modelling and simulation. The negotiations between the […]

  • 19 May 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore substation (OSS) topsides for the French Saint-Brieuc and Scottish Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farms have been moved out of Engie Solutions and HSM Offshore’s factories in Belgium and the Netherlands, respectively. Ailes Marines selected a joint venture between Engie Solutions and Iemants (a subsidiary of Smulders) to manufacture the offshore substation for the […]

  • 7 May 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Local fishermen have taken their protests against the construction of the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm from land to the offshore project site on 7 May, when 70 fishing boats surrounded the Aeolus installation vessel in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc. To voice their opposition to the project, the fishermen have also fired distress flares while […]

  • 4 May 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus is starting the installation of the first of 62 jacket foundations for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm project. The 496 MW wind farm is located 16.3 kilometres off the coast of Brittany, France. Van Oord is using the port of Cherbourg as the pin pile marshalling port. The pin […]

  • 30 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Navantia has completed the construction of the first jacket foundation for the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm at its shipyard in Fene, Spain. The completion of the first jacket follows the reception of the first batch of components manufactured at the French port of Brest. The components have been assembled to the main blocks manufactured […]

  • 21 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Construction works on the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France will begin on 3 May, Iberdrola announced on 21 April. The works, starting with pile installation for the project’s jacket foundations, are planned to take place from May to October in five zones located in the northern part of the wind farm to avoid interfering […]

  • 16 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first batch of foundation components for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project has arrived from France to Navantia’s Fene shipyard in Spain for final assembly. The vessel BBC Belem left the port of Brest, France, on 2 April carrying the components for two jacket foundations set to be installed at the French 496 MW project. […]

  • 15 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    HAROPA – Port of Le Havre has signed a contract with a consortium of companies led by Eiffage Génie Civil for the maritime works on the Joannès Couvert quay as part of Siemens Gamesa’s construction of an offshore wind turbine plant in the Port. The adaptation work – to be carried out by the consortium […]

  • 26 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    France’s Fouré Lagadec and the Spanish Haizea Wind are set to assemble the 62 wind turbine towers for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in the port of Brest’s new polder. Construction of the new assembly plant is expected to start in early 2022 with commissioning scheduled for the end of the same year. The assembly […]