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  • 18 April 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for the Department of Energy Security and Net Zero has granted development consent to Equinor’s Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Extension Projects off the North Norfolk coast. The projects are extensions to the operational Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farms, which currently power around 710,000 UK homes. The consent enables […]

  • 4 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    Wood Thilsted has signed a five-year framework agreement with Equinor for turbine foundations engineering. The framework agreement covers engineering studies (feasibility, concept, pre-FEED, and FEED), general engineering support, and specialist studies. It also includes detailed engineering and management of project contractors. “We are delighted to be appointed onto this framework agreement with one of our […]

  • 9 November 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has revealed that it is taking steps to enable the generation of up to an additional 4 GW of electricity from several offshore wind projects in development, within the timeframe of the 50 GW 2030 target. This follows requests from the developers of seven offshore wind farm projects who believe additional capacity […]

  • 26 July 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy

    Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has been awarded a global master services agreement (MSA) by Equinor to provide owner’s engineering, technical, and advisory services to support the development of Equinor’s offshore wind and low to zero carbon solutions. The MSA is valid for a period of five years, with the option to be extended up to […]

  • 3 September 2015

    Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm’s emergency response procedures in handling a major offshore incident will be tested through a rigorous practice entitled Exercise Sheringham Response on 10 September 2015. Jason Halsey Power Plant Manager at Sheringham Shoal said: “We actively work to create an environment where safety is our first and highest priority when operating the […]

  • 2 February 2011
    Training & Education

    While the construction of the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm continues off the coast of the region, it is timely that the Sheringham Shoal Visitor Centre will open today. The visitor and wind energy education centre associated with this exciting renewable energy project is opening in The Mo, located on nearby Sheringham seafront. The Sheringham […]

  • 5 May 2011

      A new vessel will be visible off the North Norfolk coast over the coming weeks as further work continues on the installation of the foundations for the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. The ‘Oleg Strashnov’ is a state-of-the-art crane vessel designed for heavy lifting operations, and its key features include a 5000-mt fully revolving […]

  • 27 December 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    London-listed investment company The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (TRIG) has acquired a 14.7% indirect equity interest in the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm located off the coast of Norfolk, UK.

  • 24 March 2015

    Tidal Transit has recently received an extension of the contract for its vessel Ginny Louise from Statkraft, the Norwegian company that running the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm. This follows the current extension for its sister vessel, Tia Elizabeth. For almost three years one or more of Tidal Transit’s personnel transfer vessels (PTVs) have been […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Statkraft will take over responsibility as Operation and Maintenance (O&M) operator of Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm in January 2014. The current operator, Scira Offshore Energy Ltd, will remain as the legal entity while employees will be transferred to Statkraft. The joint venture company is owned 50/50 by Statkraft and Statoil. Both owners of Sheringham […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Statoil and Statkraft have signed a letter of intent that Statoil takes over as operator of the 317MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm from January 2017. Statoil will also through this deal increase its share in the Dogger Bank projects. Statoil intends to bring its total ownership in the Dogger Bank projects from 25 per cent […]

  • 15 September 2015

    Statkraft has entered into an initial six month charter agreement with Tidal Transit to use the WaveCraft to transport its O&M turbine technicians into its Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm field. The 317MW Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm is located from 9-17 miles off the coast of North Norfolk in the southern North Sea, and […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    The Sheringham Shoal Community Fund has awarded a grant of GBP 7,000 to the Energy Rescuers project which is running educational children’s workshops in 35 North Norfolk schools. During these workshops, Key stages 1 and 2 children, aged between 5 and 11, are learning about the importance of saving energy and the ecological benefits of renewable […]

  • 16 October 2015

    As a ‘thank you’ to the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm for the continuous employment of Tidal Transit’s vessels, Leo Hambro has commissioned a painting by local artist John Hurst. One or more of Tidal Transit’s personnel transfer vessels have been on charter to the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm for three years. They have played […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Statkraft has appointed Adam Blake as Power Plant Manager for the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. Blake joined the Sheringham Shoal project in June 2011 as HSE Manager. More recently, he has been the wind farm’s O&M Manager. Blake succeeds Jason Halsey, who moves within the organisation to a role where he will take the lead in […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Scira Offshore Energy, operator of the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, will utilise a new UK designed vessel transfer system to provide its wind farm technicians with safe and reliable access to wind turbines in a range of weather conditions. The safe transfer of wind farm technicians from vessels to the turbines is a key […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Wind turbine technicians carrying out maintenance work at Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm.  Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm comprises 88 Siemens 3.6MW turbines, which are 132m high. The turbines are located between 17 and 28 km off the Norfolk coast in England. The wind farm became fully operational in the summer […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    A reception was held at Wind Farm Place, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk on 9 January 2014 to celebrate Statkraft becoming the Operator of the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, the 88 turbine (317 MW) power plant situated between 9 to 17 miles off the coast of North Norfolk. The two Norwegian companies, Statkraft and Statoil, are owners […]

  • 10 April 2015

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Tidal Transit’s personnel transfer vessels (PTVs) Katie Louise, Eden Rose and Ginny Louise at the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm.  Ginny Louise and Eden Rose have been in permanent use on the Greater Gabbard and Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farms since their arrival in the UK. Katie Louise was hired last month […]

  • 8 September 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor will combine operations of the Dudgeon and Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farms off the Norfolk coast into one hub in Great Yarmouth. The Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind farms are currently operated from separate bases in Egmere and Great Yarmouth, respectively.  The new setup will be in place by the end of September […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    The Norwegian Export Credit Guarantee Agency (GIEK) has issued a buyer credit guarantee for the new WaveCraft Surface Effect Ship Umoe Firmus, constructed at Umoe Mandal shipyard. GIEK has guaranteed for loan issued by Export Credit Norway corresponding to 70 percent of the loan amount, while DNB has guaranteed for the last 30 percent. Umoe Firmus, […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm produced more than 170 GWh in December last year, which represents a monthly generation record for the wind farm. Sheringham Shoal’s December 2015 production of 170.6 GWh was well above the budget of 122.2 GWh. Cumulative production amounted to 1,164.9 GWh for the whole year. Both the production for December and […]

  • 11 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Hydrographic and geophysical surveys are set to start on the proposed Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Extension offshore wind projects in March. The vessel Ocean Research is expected to begin the work around 1 March offshore the North Norfolk coast. Activities will continue for an estimated 120 days, ending on 1 July. The surveys will consist […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Long distance power cable monitoring specialist, Omnisens was selected to monitor the export cables at Sheringham Shoal windfarm. The two 132 kV cables monitored join the offshore substations to the Sheringham Shoal Salle substation, some 20 km inland, where the Omnisens DITEST interrogator is housed. Fiber optic cables integrated into the power cables are used […]

  • 30 March 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    The first contracts for the provision of vessels to the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm have been awarded to North Norfolk contractor, Safety Boat Services. Located in Wells-next-the-Sea, Safety Boat Services will begin work with the wind farm operator, Scira Offshore Energy, on April 15, with the contracts running until the end of the year. […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor, an oil & gas giant increasingly focusing on offshore wind, has awarded Sheringham Shoal maintenance contract to Stowen Clean Energy, a Great Yarmouth-based company founded in 2016 as a diversification for Stowen Group’s oil & gas business.