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  • 13 August 2021

    The jacket foundation and the topside of the Saint-Nazaire offshore substation are scheduled to depart from the Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port to the installation site in the coming several days. The jacket foundation will leave the Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port on Saturday, 14 August. The topside will follow soon and set off in the evening hours of […]

  • 22 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy and Acta Marine have signed a charter contract for the Acta Auriga Service Operations Vessel (SOV), which will support the commissioning of 80 Haliade 6 MW turbines at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France. Operating out of the Port of Saint-Nazaire, the vessel will assist in the mechanical completion and commissioning […]

  • 20 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Endiprev has been selected by GE Renewable Energy to be the main engineering service supplier on the commissioning of the first commercial offshore wind farm in France, the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. The 480 MW Saint-Nazaire wind farm, also known as Parc éolien en mer du Banc de Guérande, will comprise 80 GE Haliade 150 […]

  • 30 August 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    21 of the 80 monopile foundations have been installed at the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire wind farm off the Guérande peninsula in France, EDF Renouvleables said. The turbine foundations are being installed by DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Innovation which installed the first unit at the site between 12 and 20 kilometres off the coast of the […]

  • 16 August 2021
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The jacket foundation for the Saint-Nazaire offshore substation was installed off the coast of the Guérande peninsula in France over the weekend, DEME Group said. The 48-metre jacket will be held in place by four foundation piles installed in April 2021 by DEME Offshore using an in-house designed subsea template and tailor-made drilling equipment. The […]

  • 30 August 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has inaugurated the logistics hub dedicated to the construction of France’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm – the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire. The logistics hub in the Nantes-Saint-Nazaire Port was officially inaugurated by the French Prime Minister Jean Castex, Barbara Pompili, France’s Minister of the Ecological Transition, Agnès Pannier-Runacher, a Delegate Minister of […]

  • 22 October 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm was inaugurated today (22 October) in La Turballe. The facility, which has 1,250 square metres, including 751 square metres of warehouse, was designed to be functional, innovative, and to have a lower carbon footprint, according to EDR Renewables, which owns the Saint-Nazaire offshore […]

  • 19 August 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME has installed the first offshore substation (OSS) in France at the Saint-Nazaire wind farm off the Guérande peninsula. Weighing 2,100 tons, the OSS topside was installed at the site on August 18. The substation’s jacket foundation was installed earlier this week. The electrical substation was constructed by a consortium including Atlantique Offshore Energy, the […]

  • 10 November 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Atlantique Offshore Energy, a subsidiary of Chantiers de l’Atlantique, have held a steel cutting ceremony for the Gode Wind 3 offshore substation in Saint-Nazaire, France. Back in February, Ørsted placed an order at Atlantique Offshore Energy for the full engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning of the substation, including the topside and the modular […]

  • 27 July 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Atlantique Offshore Energy has signed long-term maintenance contracts for three offshore substations its parent company Chantiers de l’Atlantique is building for three offshore wind farms in France. Chantiers de l’Atlantique reported on 27 July that its Marine Energy Business Unit, Atlantique Offshore Energy, had just signed a five-year preventive maintenance contract for the offshore substation […]

  • 13 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    SAL Heavy Lift has completed the transport of wind turbine foundations for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm from the Netherlands to France. The company’s vessel MV Svenja shipped 80 monopiles and as many transition pieces from Sif’s Maasvlakte site at the Port of Rotterdam to the Port of La Rochelle, starting in February. MV Svenja […]

  • 19 November 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Half of the total of 80 wind turbine foundations are now in place at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France.  The 80 foundations are being installed by DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Innovation, which put the first monopile in place in early May and had more than a quarter of the project’s foundations installed by the end of August. […]

  • 29 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    France’s Atlantique Offshore Energy has been selected to execute the full engineering, procurement, construction, installation, and commissioning (EPCI) of an electrical offshore substation for an unidentified offshore wind project. Selected by ”a major power company”, Atlantique Offshore Energy, Chantiers de l’Atlantique’s business unit dedicated to marine energy, will deliver the 2,000-ton topside and its foundation […]

  • 6 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries and Steelwind Nordenham have signed monopile foundation supply contracts with Ørsted for the Gode Wind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farms in Germany. In addition to the contracts for the two projects, Ørsted has also secured call-off rights with the two manufacturers for further volume for other projects, if needed. “[By] […]

  • 9 August 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Prysmian has taken delivery of its new 170-metres-long cable-laying vessel (CLV) Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo da Vinci’s first deployment will be the installation of the Viking Link submarine cable connection between the UK and Denmark. The vessel has just arrived at Prysmian’s Arco Felice production plant for submarine cables in order to load the cable […]

  • 18 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    EDF Renewables has selected UK technology company Sennen to deliver a software system that will improve the operational efficiency and safety of its global offshore wind projects. Under a five-year contract, Sennen will deliver new technology which will enable EDF Renewables to manage operations across its offshore wind project portfolio in France and United Kingdom […]

  • 3 January 2022
    Business & Finance

    Cumulative offshore wind capacity is forecast to more than triple by 2026, reaching almost 120 GW, according to the Renewables 2021 – Analysis and forecasts to 2026 report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). We are going to end this year with offshore wind additions reaching 11 GW, almost double compared with last year, according […]

  • 15 July 2021
    R&D

    DNV will lead the process safety study to identify the main environmental, safety and operational risks for the world’s first offshore green hydrogen production facility, which will be put into operation next year in France. The risks DNV will be investigating include the floating barge, fuel cells and hydrogen production. A regulations and standards review […]

  • 9 July 2021
    Business & Finance

    Norway-headquartered Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) has bought into the Danish provider of electrical and technical solutions ProCon. With an investment of DKK 60 million (around EUR 8 million), IWS has become the majority shareholder of the Danish company. According to a press release from 5 July, the Norwegian wind farm vessel operator and service provider […]

  • 14 June 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The jacket foundation for the offshore substation that will be part of the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm is scheduled to be installed at the project site off France in August. This is according to the latest update from the jacket’s builder Rosetti Marino, which has just sent the structure on a 22-day journey from its […]

  • 8 June 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine nacelles for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm have arrived by sea at the Nantes-Saint-Nazaire Port. The first GE Haliade 150-6MW nacelles made a short trip from GE Renewable Energy’s nacelle assembly plant in Montoir-de-​Bretagne to the Nantes-Saint-Nazaire Port earlier this week. Some of the nacelles for the project reached the wind turbine […]

  • 11 June 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DEME has installed the first drilled XL monopile at the Saint-Nazaire wind farm offshore France. This is the first time this technique has been used to install an XL monopile on an offshore wind farm. Although the first monopile foundations had to be conventionally driven, 73 of the wind farm’s 80 XL monopile foundations have […]

  • 4 June 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The jacket foundation for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm’s offshore substation is ready to be transported from Italy to France, according to Rosetti Marino’s latest update posted on social media. The jacket, 50 metres tall and weighing 1,200 tonnes, has been loaded onto a barge in a vertical position and will travel to the Saint-Nazaire […]

  • 31 May 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first shipment of wind turbine blades for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm has arrived in France. United Wind Logistics’ module deck carrier Vestvind arrived at the Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port loaded with six sets (18 units) of wind turbine blades. The 480 MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm, also known as Parc du Banc de Guérande, […]

  • 4 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    EDF Renouvelables (EDF Renewables) has awarded contracts for geotechnical, geophysical and unexploded ordnance (UXO) surveys for an offshore wind site in the Bay of Biscay. A consortium between Geotec SAS and Igeotest will carry out geotechnical survey in water depths of between 20 and 80 metres for site complementary characterisation, or as support to installation […]

  • 4 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    An offshore hydrogen production plant powered by electricity from a floating wind turbine is scheduled to be put into operation next year in France. The hydrogen production system will be installed at the SEM-REV demonstration site, off the coast of Le Croisic in France where it will be linked with the Floatgen wind turbine. According […]