Search results for: saint-nazaire

326 results

A list of search results

  • 22 September 2022
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    French waters offshore Saint-Nazaire are buzzing with inaugural activity today (22 September) as the country’s first offshore wind farm was officially put into operation and, in a separate event, the world’s first offshore green hydrogen production platform was launched. As reported earlier today, French President Emmanuel Macron arrived at the Saint-Nazaire project site this morning […]

  • 17 August 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Louis Dreyfus TravOcean (LDTVO) has installed all 80 inter-array cables at the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire, France’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm. A consortium of LDTVO and Prysmian officially secured a contract for the supply and installation of inter-array cables at the 80-turbine Saint-Nazaire in 2018. Prysmian was responsible for cable manufacturing, while LDTVO was in […]

  • 3 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Italy-headquartered Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract by Réseau de Transport d’Électricité (RTE) to provide power grid asset management services for Saint-Nazaire, Fécamp, and Calvados wind farms offshore France. Under the contract, Prysmian Group will provide inspection, maintenance, and repair services for the submarine export cable links connecting the three offshore wind farms near the […]

  • 6 September 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up Vole au vent has now installed all 80 GE Haliade 150-6 MW wind turbines at the Saint-Nazaire wind farm site offshore France. Vole au vent transported the wind turbines from the Nantes-Saint Nazaire Port and installed them at the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in France, being built between 12 and 20 kilometres […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 November 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    France’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire, has been fully commissioned. The last of the wind farm’s 80 GE Haliade 150-6 MW wind turbines was installed at the site located between 12 and 20 kilometres off the coast of the Guérande peninsula by Jan De Nul’s Vole au vent in early September. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    French grid operator Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) has awarded TÜV SÜD Group an Owner’s Engineer contract for the offshore export cable installation scope of three new offshore wind farms currently being built off the French Atlantic coast. Under the contract, TÜV SÜD will be responsible for the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire, the 500 MW Fécamp, and the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    French President Emmanuel Macron has arrived at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm, located between 12 and 20 kilometres off the coast of the Guérande peninsula, where he will inaugurate the country’s first commercial-scale project of this kind. At the beginning of this month, the last of the total of 80 wind turbines was installed at the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Lhyfe and Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port have reached a partnership agreement to identify, understand, and assess the conditions for the establishment of a supply chain associated with offshore hydrogen production in France. This collaboration is intended to identify port areas and facilities capable of accommodating research and development (R&D) prototypes and being utilised to try out […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2022
    Ports & Logistics

    Six key ports for offshore wind in Europe have forged an alliance to resolve capacity issues that already exist and are set to become even more pressing as offshore wind goals agreed under the Esbjerg Declaration bring faster buildout of offshore wind farms. Representatives from Port Esbjerg (Denmark), Port Oostende (Belgium), Groningen Seaports/Eemshaven (Netherlands), Niedersachsen […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has signed a vessel reservation agreement, and DEME Group is in separate exclusive discussions to provide a range of services during the construction of the 496 MW Dieppe – Le Tréport wind farm offshore France, the consortium behind the project said. Les Éoliennes en Mer Services consortium and Jan De Nul have […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Vessels

    During the night on 17 November, an explosion occurred on board the DP3 trenching support vessel (TSV) Athena, injuring two crew members. The vessel, which was in port in Le Havre at the time of the accident, is supporting the construction of the Fécamp offshore wind farm, according to French media. Ouest-France reports that the […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]