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  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first nacelle for a GE Haliade 6 MW wind turbine for the French Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm has arrived at the project’s pre-assembly site in the Port of Saint-Nazaire. The nacelles are being produced in GE Renewable Energy’s factory in Montoir-de-Bretagne, from where the next units will be sent off to the wind turbine pre-assembly […]

  • 21 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first 40 Haliade 150-6MW nacelles for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm have exited GE Renewable Energy’s factory in Saint-Nazaire, France. GE dispatched the first nacelle for the project from its factory in Montoir-de-Bretagne in February, when it was transported to the wind turbine pre-assembly site in the Port of Saint-Nazaire. The company rolled out the first […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    BOA OCV has secured a contract with DEME Offshore to deploy its subsea construction vessel BOA Sub C at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. BOA Sub C will begin working at Saint-Nazaire in the second quarter of the year for a period of 220 days firm plus options. The two companies previously worked […]

  • 5 February 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Eolien Maritime France (EMF) has inaugurated the construction base for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. The construction base is located at Quai De Kribi in Saint-Nazaire and will be used to coordinate the construction of the wind farm. Saint-Nazaire, also known as Parc du Banc de Guérande, will comprise 80 GE Haliade 150-6MW […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 April 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Sea Installer has installed the foundation for the offshore substation of the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. The installation of the four subsea foundation piles was completed on 21 April, in record time despite having to be drilled into rock, according to DEME. The company added that its vessel Innovation […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    8.2 France has been appointed to carry out quality monitoring of the assembly of the nacelles, the e-stack, and pre-assembly at the logistics hub in the port area for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. The company, which started its three-year contract back in April 2020, has deployed three experts and two engineers full-time for the […]

  • 10 May 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first monopile foundation has been installed at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France, which is also the first installed turbine foundation for a commercial offshore wind farm in French waters. DEME is using its installation vessel Innovation to install 80 wind turbine foundations at the project site located between 12 and 20 kilometres […]

  • 2 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Prysmian has selected Tekmar Energy’s Generation 10 Cable Protection System (CPS) for the export cables at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France. Tekmar will deliver the latest generation of its TekTube® CPS this year from its manufacturing facility in the North East of England. In 2020, the company won a CPS contract for the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    CHC Helicopter has secured a contract to provide crew change services to DEME Offshore throughout the construction phase of the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France. CHC will operate its flights from Saint-Nazaire Montoir Airport and will service three offshore support vessels during the various construction phases. CHC has appointed DHSS to be the helicopter […]

  • 15 March 2021
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Endiprev has carried out the installation test for the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire project, set to be the first commercial-scale wind farm installed in French waters. Endiprev France concluded the installation test in the Antwerp Port, during which the team investigated if the T1 and the transition piece fit perfectly. Over three weeks, the company said […]

  • 21 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    ProCon Wind Energy has secured a contract to carry out the offshore commissioning of the foundations at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. Starting from May, ProCon will be doing the electrical testing and commissioning of the monopiles and transition pieces until estimated completion by end of 2022. The company was also in charge […]

  • 15 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has loaded out and shipped off the first four transition pieces built for the Saint-Nazaire wind farm at its fabrication yard in Hoboken, Belgium. The transition pieces are headed to Maasvlakte at the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, where later this week they will be transferred onto SAL’s HLV Svenja, for transport to France. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 February 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The first transition pieces for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France have arrived at the Port of La Rochelle. Smulders shipped off the first four transition pieces for the 480 MW project in mid-February from Belgium to Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from where they were transported to France. DEME’s jack-up vessel Innovation is expected to […]

  • 21 April 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Gould Heavy Lift Services and DEME Offshore have performed the load-in, assembly, and preparations for the load out of the new offshore drill equipment for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project. For DEME, the Dutch company provided the engineering, project management, rigging and turnkey execution of a number of load transfers. The tailormade subsea drill will […]

  • 23 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Rosetti Marino has cut the first steel for the jacket foundation that will support the offshore substation (OSS) at the Fécamp offshore wind farm in France. The Italian company is building the jacket at its Piomboni Yard in Ravenna for Chantiers de l’Atlantique, which won a contract for the offshore wind farm at the beginning […]

  • 14 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Large Diameter Drilling (LDD), an Acteon company, has signed a contract with DEME Offshore to deliver grouting services for the installation of foundations at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France, where the first turbine foundation was recently installed. The wind farm, first such project to use drilled XL-monopile foundations, will consist of 80 GE […]

  • 19 May 2021
    Vessels

    French workboat operator Atlantique Maritime Services (AMS) has bought one Damen Fast Crew Supplier. The Damen FCS 2610, named JLD Jayce, will be the first Damen Crew Transfer Vessel fully dedicated to the French offshore wind industry, the Dutch ship designer and shipbuilder said. AMS, which is part of Groupe LHD, already owns two Damen […]

  • 11 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has selected Atlantique Offshore Energy, part of Chantiers de l’Atlantique, to provide the complete design and construction of the electrical offshore substation for the Gode Wind 3 offshore wind project. Atlantique Offshore Energy will execute the full engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of the topside and modular support frame. The 242 MW substation will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 February 2021
    Business & Finance

    GE Renewable Energy is expanding its wind turbine nacelle factory in Montoir-de-Bretagne in France to accommodate the assembly of nacelles for the Haliade-X offshore wind turbines. The wind turbine supplier has awarded a consortium of VINCI Construction France’s subsidiaries with a contract for the design and construction of the extension. Botte Fondations, one of the […]