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  • 6 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The 496 MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, being built by Iberdrola through its wholly-owned subsidiary Ailes Marines in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc in Brittany, has produced its first green power. The project is Iberdrola’s first in France and only the second offshore wind farm to produce power in the country, according to the press release. […]

  • 19 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar consortium has started shipping the remaining jacket foundations for the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, being built by Iberdrola through its wholly-owned subsidiary Ailes Marines in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc in Brittany. Each batch will comprise four jackets of the 38 that are still in the Navantia Seanergies Fene shipyard. All 62 foundations […]

  • 12 May 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of 62 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167DD wind turbines has been installed on the 496 MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm site in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc in Brittany, some 16.3 kilometres from the Breton coast. The operation was carried out from the jack-up vessel Brave Tern of the Norwegian company Fred. Olsen Windcarrier. The […]

  • 18 August 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern has installed 31 out of 62 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France. The first wind turbine was installed in May on position number SB44, located in the northern part of the offshore construction site. The wind turbines are manufactured […]

  • 19 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar consortium has loaded out and shipped the last three jacket foundations for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm from Navantia’s yard in Fene, Spain. In April 2021, the assembly of the first jacket foundation was completed at the Navantia Seanergies shipyard in Fene. Just over a year later, in June 2022, the first four […]

  • 28 August 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of the jacket foundation piles at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France has been completed and Van Oord’s vessel Aeolus, which was being used to perform the work, has now left the project site, Ailes Marines, the project development company wholly owned by Iberdrola, said on 28 August. All locations that (will) […]

  • 27 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Ailes Marines, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, has announced that the construction works on the 496 MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm are now resuming, saying the installation vessel Aeolus will be continuing pile and drilling installation operations on the remaining wind turbine positions. According to the AIS data, Van Oord’s jack-up vessel is en route to […]

  • 19 September 2023
    Floating Wind, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The first Siemens Gamesa 8 MW floating wind turbine has been installed at the Provence Grand Large offshore wind farm site off the coast of Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône in France. After assembling the turbine and its float, the first Provence Grand Large wind turbine left Quai Graveleau in Fos-sur-Mer to be towed 17 km from the coast […]

  • 18 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The 500 MW Fécamp offshore wind farm in Normandy, France, has started producing the first electricity and feeding it into the grid after the first wind turbine was installed at the beginning of this month. Following the load-out of the first four wind turbines from the port of Cherbourg, DEME Offshore’s Innovation proceeded with the installation of […]

  • 26 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    The Correll Group – Cable Installation & Power Services Division has been awarded a contract from Asso.subsea for the Alternate Current (AC) Submarine cables pull-in operations on both the Gode Wind 3 offshore substation and the High-Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) DolWin Kappa offshore substation as part of the AC grid connection system. The contract was […]

  • 7 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    The developers behind the Buchan floating offshore wind project, have awarded a series of contracts worth more than GBP 1.5 million to three Scottish companies. The 1 GW Buchan floating offshore wind project is being developed by the Floating Energy Allyance, a consortium comprising BW Ideol, Elicio, and BayWa r.e., which secured the rights for the project […]

  • 4 July 2023

    The first wind turbine has been installed at the Fécamp wind farm offshore Normandy, France. The 71-turbine Fécamp offshore wind farm is being jointly developed by Eolien Maritime France (EMF), a joint venture between the French company EDF Renouvelables; EIH S.à.rl, owned by Enbridge Inc. and CPP Investments; and Skyborn. Following the load-out of the […]

  • 13 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    SeaRenergy has been awarded a contract by Iberdrola to provide inspection services, maintenance, and repair works on monopiles and transition pieces (TPs) as well as client representatives for all phases of the installation of the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany. SeaRenergy’s client representatives are involved in the installation of the monopiles and TPs, […]

  • 6 July 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy

    France’s BW Ideol and its compatriot ADEME Investissement have entered into a final agreement for a funding injection to set up a new floating offshore wind company. Under the contract, BW Ideol will transfer its co-development project portfolio to BW Ideol Projects Company with ADEME investing an initial EUR 17.85 million at the first financial […]

  • 6 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Group, has completed its geotechnical campaign for the 100 MW Erebus Test and Demonstration floating offshore wind project in Wales. The surveys, led by the Dutch geo-data specialist Fugro, included the acquisition of sub-seabed data using borehole, vibrocore, and cone penetration test techniques utilising […]

  • 19 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    UK-headquartered Octopus Energy has made an investment in the 731.5 MW Borssele III and IV offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Octopus Energy Generation acquired a 10 per cent stake in the fully operational 731.5 MW offshore wind farm, located 55 kilometres from the Port of Vlissingen in the Netherlands. The deal comes […]

  • 1 August 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy

    Spanish state-owned Navantia Seanergies and SeAH have signed a collaboration agreement for the development of offshore wind in countries on the Asian continent. The collaboration between the two companies focuses on the manufacture of complete floats, components or materials manufactured in Korea or in countries where SeAH has facilities, or could be installed, such as […]

  • 6 July 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Board of Appeal has revoked the Danish Energy Agency’s establishment permit for the Aflandshage offshore wind farm, which the project developer HOFOR received in the autumn of 2022. HOFOR said in a press release issued this morning (6 July) the Board notified the company that it was revoking the establishment permit granted to the Aflandshage offshore […]

  • 13 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Vessels

    Van Oord has seen the demand in the offshore wind market increase exponentially in 2022, the Dutch marine contractor’s CEO Pieter van Oord said. Van Oord’s Offshore Wind business unit had what the company has described in its financial report for 2022 as a ”a busy year”, recording EUR 599 million revenue, a 72.6 per […]

  • 1 March 2023
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The technical base of the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm was inaugurated on 24 February, however, this solution remains temporary, pending the final realisation of the maintenance base in the port of Saint-Quay-Portrieux. The temporary technical base of the French offshore wind farm was inaugurated by Daniel Cueff, Vice President of the Brittany region, and Stéphane […]

  • 8 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Navantia Seanergies has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the US shipyard General Dynamics NASSCO to jointly bid for offshore wind farm projects in the United States. The agreement was signed by the Director of Navantia Seanergies, Javier Herrador, and the President of General Dynamics NASSCO, David J. Carver. The agreement includes the manufacture […]

  • 9 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Boskalis’s new offshore wind foundation installation vessel Bokalift 2, which went into service last year after being converted from a drillship into a crane vessel, is currently undergoing modifications in the Netherlands before its scheduled work in the United States. Bokalift 2 arrived in the Port of Rotterdam in mid-February for the final outfitting ahead […]

  • 27 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Correll Group, Cable Installation & Power Services Division has been awarded a contract with Asso.subsea for cable pull-in operations on the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France. The full scope of work includes pulling high-voltage subsea cables into the 62 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines as well as the offshore substation. The project will […]

  • 26 January 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian will begin working on the installation of inter-array cables at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm at the beginning of next month, shortly after the vessels to be deployed for this operation arrive at the project site in France at the end of this month or in the first days of February. Prysmian was awarded […]

  • 20 January 2023

    The offshore wind turbine installation vessel Aeolus has been fitted with a new, 133-metre-long crane boom at the Damen shipyard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, after Van Oord last year sent the vessel for its second crane upgrade to enable Aeolus to handle wind turbines of up to 15 MW. Back in 2018, the 2014-built Aeolus […]

  • 4 January 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has revealed that it completed the first phase of construction for its 496 MW Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France, with works continuing in January depending on weather conditions. A total of 65 per cent of the piles and 40 per cent of the jacket foundations that will support wind turbines have now been installed […]