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  • 7 April 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up Vole au vent has left the Nantes-Saint Nazaire Port loaded with the first set of GE Haliade wind turbine components to be installed on the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire – France’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm. Vole au vent is transporting the first four sets to the installation site between 12 and […]

  • 20 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy (GE) has selected Denmark-based Global Wind Service (GWS) for 50 per cent of the service and maintenance scope at the Saint-Nazaire wind farm offshore France. Under the agreement, GWS will perform planned maintenance, including brake-in and annual maintenance along with corrective maintenance tasks such as troubleshooting and unplanned service. The service and […]

  • 31 March 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of wind turbines at the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire, France’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, is set to start in April. ”All the teams, at sea and on land, are mobilized to load the towers, nacelles and blades which will allow the installation of the first wind turbines at sea from April. As a […]

  • 21 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy and Endiprev have selected Valemo to commission the 80 GE Haliade 150-6 MW wind turbines for the Saint-Nazaire wind farm offshore France. This move followed after GE picked Endiprev to be the main engineering service supplier for the commissioning of the first commercial offshore wind farm in France, the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    France is currently one blade short of having its first commercial offshore wind turbine as the team on board the vessel Vole au vent is completing the installation of the first GE Haliade 150-6MW unit at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm site. Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel sailed out of the Nantes-Saint Nazaire Port last […]

  • 23 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy (GE) has selected Global Wind Service (GWS) as a partner for the load-out and installation of the 80-turbine Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. Work is scheduled to start during the spring and run throughout the summer and fall, GWS said. The 480 MW Saint-Nazaire wind farm, also known as Parc éolien en mer […]

  • 29 April 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Tidal Transit have launched the first of the three crew transfer vessels (CTVs) dedicated to the operations and maintenance of the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. On Thursday, 28 April, the launch of the vessel was attended by representatives of the French shipyard OCEA, GE Renewable Energy, EDF Renouvelables, and Louis Dreyfus […]

  • 30 June 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up Vole au vent is installing the 37th of the 80 GE Haliade 150-6MW wind turbines at the Saint-Nazaire wind farm site offshore France. Vole au vent is transporting the wind turbines from the Nantes-Saint Nazaire Port and installing them at the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in France, being built between […]

  • 10 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    GE Renewable Energy has taken delivery of its first of two crew transfer vessels (CTVs) dedicated to the operations and maintenance of the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. The announcement was made by Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) and Tidal Transit which were selected by GE Renewable Energy in December 2020 to provide two CTVs for the […]

  • 8 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Belfast-headquartered Ridgeway has secured a contract to supply Rockbags, also known as Kyowa Filter Units, for cable protection for the 480 MW Saint Nazaire wind farm offshore France. Saint Nazaire – an offshore wind farm being developed in the Loire-Atlantique region of France and owned by EDF Renewables and EIH S.à r.l. (a joint venture […]

  • 29 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    56 out of the 80 GE Haliade 150-6 MW wind turbines have been installed at the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire wind farm site offshore France with the first 25 per cent of the wind farm already commissioned by mid-July. Jane De Nul’s jack-up Vole au vent is transporting the wind turbines from the Nantes Saint-Nazaire port […]

  • 31 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore, using its installation vessel Innovation has now installed all 80 foundations at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France, the industry’s first project to employ drilling to install XL monopiles. Eolien Maritime France (EMF), the consortium that owns the wind farm, awarded an EPCI contract for the 80 foundations to DEME Offshore and Eiffage […]

  • 13 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    France’s transmission system operator (TSO) Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) has issued a tender seeking a contractor to carry out offshore geophysical studies on submarine cable routes of offshore wind farms. RTE is looking to conduct geophysical surveys along the submarine cables, approximately one year after commissioning, to check the level of burial and stability […]

  • 10 June 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The 480 MW Saint-Nazaire, France’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, has produced its first power for the French grid. According to EDF Renouvelables’s latest update, 27 out of 80 GE Haliade 150-6 MW wind turbines have been installed by Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent at the offshore wind farm’s construction site which […]

  • 6 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    iXblue has completed the bathymetric survey at the site of the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm using its DriX uncrewed surface vehicle (USV). The purpose of the bathymetric survey inspection was to verify the seabed conditions before the deployment of Jan De Nul Group’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent. Relying on 4G and satellite communication, the operation, […]

  • 11 February 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment

    French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that France will have around 40 GW of offshore wind capacity in operation by 2050. This capacity corresponds to around 50 offshore wind farms, President Macron said in a speech at GE’s steam turbine factory for nuclear power plants in Belfort. The offshore wind target is part of a […]

  • 10 February 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Louis Dreyfus TravOcean (LDTVO) plans to start the second inter-array cable installation campaign at the Saint-Nazaire offshore France in mid-March. Back in September 2018, a consortium of LDTVO and Prysmian officially secured a contract for the supply and installation of inter-array cables at the France offshore wind farm. Under the agreement, Prysmian is responsible for […]

  • 4 March 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s DP2 offshore installation vessel Sea Installer is getting ready to carry out works for the Fécamp offshore wind farm in France, the offshore construction company said in a social media update on 4 March. Sea Installer installed four foundation piles for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm’s substation in April last year, when DEME said […]

  • 9 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Palfinger Marine has signed a deal to deliver two jetty cranes and 64 fixed boom cranes for the 450 MW Calvados offshore wind farm in France. Palfinger Marine will deliver 64 PF14000-4.0 fixed boom cranes for the wind turbine platforms and two PTM600 jetty cranes to the offshore wind project. The units in the port […]

  • 16 February 2022
    Business & Finance

    The international provider of testing, inspection, and certification services, TÜV SÜD, has signed an agreement with the German-based company Tractebel DOC, under which the two companies will collaborate on offshore wind focusing on joint project implementation and the development of new services. Both partners will bring their special strengths to the venture to win new projects […]

  • 14 April 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Sea Installer has installed the four piles for the jacket foundation that will support the offshore substation (OSS) of the Fécamp wind farm in French waters. The jacket is scheduled to be installed this Summer. For the piling work, some five vessels were mobilised, according to Eolien Maritime France (EMF), including […]

  • 15 June 2022
    Business & Finance

    Green hydrogen technology developer Lhyfe and the offshore engineering and shipbuilding company Chantiers de l’Atlantique have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the development of offshore hydrogen production platforms. The two companies will collaborate on offshore renewable hydrogen production projects with on-grid or off-grid wind farms and plan to develop green hydrogen production solutions with […]

  • 21 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    New offshore wind capacity additions in Europe are poised to hit a record high of 4.2 GW this year, topping 4 GW for the first time and more than doubling additions seen in 2021, Rystad Energy research shows. The continent’s capacity additions in 2022 will top the previous annual record of 3.8 GW set in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]