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  • 13 December 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish Government Ministers have approved the Marine Licence application for the 36-turbine Seagreen 1A offshore wind proposal being brought forward by SSE Renewables and TotalEnergies. The Marine Licence covers the offshore elements of the project, including an export cable approximately 110 kilometres in length, to connect the project to the grid at Cockenzie in East […]

  • 7 February 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Lamprell is set to deliver the final ten jacket foundations for the Seagreen 1 offshore wind farm in the first quarter of this year, the Dubai-based company said on 7 February. Under a contract signed in 2020 with Subsea 7’s renewables business unit Seaway 7, Lamprell will deliver a total of 30 jackets for the […]

  • 18 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    UK energy market regulator Ofgem is inviting tenders to own and operate prebuilt electricity links including cables and substations which connect Seagreen 1, Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm, to Great Britain’s mainland energy network. This will be the ninth tender round Ofgem has conducted under its offshore transmission owner (OFTO) regime, which has so far […]

  • 18 November 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The jacket foundation for the Seagreen 1 offshore wind farm’s offshore substation is currently on its way to the project site in Scottish waters in the Firth of Forth, where the work on installing the structure is about to start. The jacket, which left Eversendai Offshore’s fabrication yard in Ras Al Khaimah on board the Dongbang Giant […]

  • 8 December 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first Vestas V164-10.0 MW turbine has been installed at the 1.1 GW Seagreen, Scotland’s largest and the world’s deepest fixed bottom offshore wind farm. The installation of the first Vestas turbine in the North Sea off the Scottish coast heralds the start of the turbine installation phase which will see a total of 114 […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has selected integrated logistics and materials management company ASCO to provide shipping services on the Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland. The deal will see ASCO’s ship agency Seletar provide services including crew transfer to the operations of the project, initially during the construction phase, from Montrose port. The project […]

  • 16 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    After civil engineering company Roadbridge was placed into receivership last week, the developer of the Seagreen offshore wind farm and its Tier 1 supplier for onshore cable works, SSE Renewables and Nexans, are now working to identify if and how this would affect the project and on potential mitigation measures. The Ireland-based civil works contractor […]

  • 26 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway 7, the main Seagreen contractor, has contracted Van Oord to install scour protection around the 114 wind turbine foundations at the Seagreen wind farm offshore Scotland. The wind turbines for this 1.1 GW offshore wind farm located 27 kilometres off the coast of Angus will be installed on three-legged jacket foundations. After the installation […]

  • 21 December 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Heavy lift vessel Saipem 7000 has installed the jacket foundation for the offshore substation at Seagreen, the world’s deepest fixed bottom and soon to be Scotland’s largest operating offshore wind farm. The substation topside is due to be installed in early 2022. Engineered, constructed, and installed by Petrofac and weighing in at 5,100 tonnes, the […]

  • 19 January 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans is about to begin the installation of the first of three export cables at the Seagreen offshore wind project in Scotland. According to the latest AIS data, cable laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora arrived at the project site on 18 January. Operations will commence at the Carnoustie landfall site, the export cable will be […]

  • 3 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Ten out of the 114 Vestas V164-10.0 MW turbines have been installed at the 1.1 GW Seagreen offshore wind farm, Scotland’s largest and the world’s deepest fixed-bottom offshore wind farm. The first wind turbine was installed at the site some 27 kilometres off the Angus coast in early December. This marked the first time a […]

  • 1 December 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cadeler’s jack up Wind Osprey has arrived at Able Seaton Port in Hartlepool to load the first batch of Vestas V164-10.0 MW turbines to be installed at the 1.1 GW Seagreen wind farm offshore Scotland. Wind Osprey is expected to arrive at the installation site some 27 kilometres off the Angus coast with the first […]

  • 13 April 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    21 out of the 114 Vestas V164-10.0 MW turbines have been installed at the 1.1 GW Seagreen offshore wind farm, Scotland’s largest and the world’s deepest fixed-bottom offshore wind farm. The turbines have been installed on all available 21 jacket foundations, and the installation activity will recommence when further foundations are installed, according to the […]

  • 8 March 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The 4,800-tonne offshore substation topside has been installed at the 1,075 GW Seagreen wind farm offshore Scotland. At 40 metres long, 45 metres wide, and 15 metres high, the topside will collect and manage the power generated by the 114 Vestas 10 MW wind turbines before transferring it ashore via around 60 kilometres of offshore […]

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

    Cadeler’s wind turbine installation vessel Wind Osprey has undergone seafastening mobilisation and is now ready to head to the Netherlands to start installing turbines on the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm. Wind Osprey is expected to leave the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark in a few days and head to Sif’s Maasvlakte […]

  • 27 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator Cadeler A/S has secured a contract with Vestas, and a reservation agreement with an undisclosed client. The contract with Vestas is said to have strengthened Cadeler’s order backlog and ensured optimal utilization of the company’s O-class vessels, Wind Osprey and Wind Orca, up until the planned vessel […]

  • 14 April 2022

    Heavy-lift vessel Saipem 7000, which was yesterday reported to have left the Seagreen offshore wind farm site with a return date later this month, tilted offshore Stavanger in Norway this morning (14 April) following what was described by the local authorities as a “lifting accident”. The South-West Police Department shared this morning via Twitter that […]

  • 10 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Vestas has selected Global Wind Service (GWS) to provide wind turbine pre-assembly services for the 114-turbine Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland. Technicians will be based at the Able Seaton Port in the UK and GWS will provide support across all key pre-assembly activities which include tower & nacelle works, rope access painting, warehouse operation, […]

  • 15 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Aberdeen-based Balmoral Comtec will invest in a composites manufacturing facility on the quayside at Montrose Port where large scale components for the offshore wind sector will be built. “We already provide cable protection and buoyancy solutions to the offshore wind sector and this investment will allow us to deliver very large advanced composites structures direct […]

  • 8 March 2022
    Operations & Maintenance

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has secured a contract to provide marine coordination services on all three phases of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm, off the UK northeast coast. Under the contract, SMC will deliver a turnkey marine coordination personnel service to support construction operations at the offshore wind farm. “We have been […]

  • 3 November 2021

    Marshalling operations for wind turbine parts are underway at Able Seaton Port in Hartlepool for what will be Scotland’s biggest, and the world’s deepest fixed bottom offshore wind farm – the 1.1 GW Seagreen. In the last few weeks, SSE Renewables and joint-venture partner TotalEnergies announced that the installation of turbine foundations has commenced at […]

  • 17 February 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    SSE Renewables has called on the Irish Government to expand its renewable energy ambition and increase its current 5 GW target of installed offshore wind energy by 2030. Speaking at the Irish Renewable Energy Summit at Croke Park, Dublin, the company’s Director of Development Maria Ryan said the offshore wind was key to addressing the […]

  • 2 February 2022

    Offshore wind turbines are growing in size as technology advances and demand for renewable energy soars but installing them could be a headache for operators as demand will outpace the supply of capable vessels by 2024, Rystad Energy research shows. Operators will have to invest in new vessels or upgrade existing ones to install the […]

  • 29 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator Cadeler A/S said that the company tripled its revenue in 2021 and returned to profitability. The revenue for 2021 totaled EUR 61 million, an increase of 212 per cent against EUR 19.5 million in 2020. The growth reflects a 77 per cent utilization rate of the vessels […]

  • 5 October 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) work on the onshore cable route for the Seagreen offshore wind farm have been completed, allowing for the installation of the electrical cables for what will become Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm. HDD has been used to insert ducting at eight locations along the onshore cabling route between landfall at the […]

  • 29 September 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway 7 has selected the Port of Blyth as the location for the storage and mobilisation of the inter-array cables for the 1,075 MW Seagreen 1 wind farm offshore Scotland. The Northumberland-based port has already started to receive cable into quayside storage tanks, designed and built by their in-house technical team. In total, approximately 12,000 […]