Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Project Updates
Equitix and Tokyo-based TEPCO Power Grid (TEPCO PG) have reached financial close on the approx. GBP 600 million Triton Knoll Offshore Electricity Transmission (OFTO) project. The Triton Knoll OFTO Transmission Assets include two offshore substations, two 220 kV subsea export cable circuits (approximately 50km in length), which connect to two onshore cable circuits (of approximately […]
Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain
UK-headquartered James Fisher and Sons (James Fisher) has secured a multi-million-pound contract at the Triton Knoll offshore transmission (OFTO) project in Lincolnshire, with the offshore platform located 20 miles off the coast in the North Sea. Under the contract, James Fisher will provide complete end-to-end operations and maintenance (O&M) services to support informed decision-making for […]
Offshore construction has started on RWE’s 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm on Dogger Bank in the central North Sea off the northeast coast of the UK. The offshore works are kicking off with the laying of the first section of high voltage direct current (HVDC) export cable which will be done by Prysmian’s Leonardo […]
Ulstein Design & Solutions has signed a contract with Turkey’s Tersan Shipyard for two methanol-powered ULSTEIN SX216 construction service operating vessel (CSOV) designs. The vessels will be constructed for the Netherlands-based Acta Marine and will be number 3 and 4 with the TWIN X-STERN solution in the Acta Marine fleet. The SX216 vessel series has […]
Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has signed a contract to deliver Offshore Resources and Services for RWE’s 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm during the project’s offshore construction which is scheduled to commence this year. SMC will deliver a turnkey package comprising a range of services, including above-water offshore balance of plant works which includes statutory […]
German offshore wind developer RWE and maritime support provider Acta Marine have signed a long-term vessel supply agreement which they say will pave the way for the decarbonisation of offshore wind farm operations. According to the companies, the agreement is to build and operate two ‘green’ service operation vessels (SOVs), which will be among the […]
Triton Knoll is set to start survey works on the dunes and beach at Mogg’s Eye, Anderby, Lincolnshire, as the 900MW offshore wind project moves into the design phase after consent was granted for its Electrical System in September. Up to three days of survey works are scheduled to begin on Wednesday, 3 November, using […]
RWE Innogy has revised plans for the proposed Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm project, which is being developed off the Lincolnshire Coast in the North Sea. Work on the site design has resulted in RWE Innogy deciding to progress the development with a reduced capacity which ranges between 600 and 900 megawatts, rather than the […]
Seaway 7’s installation vessel Seaway Strashnov has arrived at the Triton Knoll offshore wind project site with the first turbine foundations. According to innogy, the vessel will begin installing the foundations as soon as weather conditions are favorable. Triton Knoll will comprise 90 MHI Vestas 9.5MW turbines mounted on monopile foundations some 32km off the Lincolnshire […]
Lincolnshire design consultancy Land Drainage Services Ltd (LDS) has been awarded a contract extension by Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm to provide a long-term liaison service between the project and its local landowners.
Nexans has been awarded a contract worth over EUR 35 million by Triton Knoll’s onshore cable installation lead contractor J Murphy & Sons Ltd to supply the land export cable and accessories in order to connect the Triton Knoll wind farm to the UK grid.
Partrac has secured a contract to supply, install and maintain navigation and metocean equipment at the Triton Knoll offshore wind project in the UK. The UK-based company will supply and install 12 buoys to demarcate the offshore construction site and act as navigation aids to mariners. It will also supply, install and maintain two metocean buoys that […]
Seacat Services has won a contract to provide two offshore energy support vessels (OESVs) for the construction phase of the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK. The two OESVs will provide crew transfer and logistical support at the 857MW project and will be operating out of the new construction and operation base in the Port […]
EDS HV, part of James Fisher and Sons, has secured a cable termination and testing contract for the Triton Knoll offshore wind project in the UK. The scope includes the installation and termination of high voltage cables between the foundations and the turbine switchgear, with pre-testing, mock-up trials and cable preparation already been undertaken in late […]
ABP Marine Environmental Research ltd. (ABPmer) welcomes the announcement that planning consent has been granted by the Secretary of State, Edward Davey, for the construction of the offshore wind farm at Triton Knoll, off the Lincolnshire and Norfolk coast. Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Limited has been granted permission to construct a 1,200MW wind farm […]
People in Lincolnshire living close to the proposed onshore infrastructure of the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm have just a few days left to take part in a consultation on a major new community investment fund for their area. The consultation, to understand local priorities for the funding, the sorts of initiatives which could be supported […]
Fugro is set to start seabed and sub-seafloor investigations at the Triton Knoll site in the UK. Under a GBP 3 million contract, Fugro will operate three vessels out of the Humber, supported by technical teams from the company’s Wallingford headquarters.
Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) has secured a contract to provide marine coordination services during the construction of the Triton Knoll offshore wind project. SMC will provide some 30 site technicians to maintain the offshore foundations and assets, including statutory inspections and testing requirements for the assets to remain in service and accessible. Additionally, the company […]
UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has approved the changes proposed by Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Limited for the Triton Knoll wind project offshore Lincolnshire.
Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update
Innogy has kicked off a recruitment drive for up to 22 roles at its new Triton Knoll operations & maintenance (O&M) base in Grimsby, UK. Adverts for the new roles go live from Wednesday, 31 July, as the developer seeks to identify local talent for a range of jobs. The open positions being advertised are […]
Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update
Triton Knoll has agreed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Associated British Ports (ABP) to use its Grimsby facility as the Triton Knoll wind farm’s long-term Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base.
The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, granted consent for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm’s electrical infrastructure today. Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm, a project company comprising RWE and Statkraft, submitted an application for a Development Consent Order (DCO) for the Triton Knoll Electrical System in April 2015. As […]
Monday, December 22, 2014, has been set as a due date for submitting a response to the consultation on Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Electrical System. However, this extension of the consultation period applies only to online questionnaire responses, as the deadline for the postal and Section 42 responses expired yesterday, November 19, as scheduled, the Skegness Standard news site writes. […]