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  • 28 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Industry, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the Net Zero Technology Centre (NZTC) have launched the INTOG Innovation Network, focusing on maximising the impact of commercial, pilot scale, innovative, floating wind projects through the Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing process. The INTOG leasing round, managed by Crown Estate Scotland, is designed both […]

  • 29 January 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Stromar Offshore Wind Farm Limited, a joint venture between Ørsted, BlueFloat Energy, and Renantis, has submitted the environmental impact assessment (EIA) scoping and habitats regulations appraisal (HRA) screening reports for the 1 GW floating offshore wind farm in Scotland. The reports for the project, which is located approximately 50 kilometres from the Port of Wick, […]

  • 11 March 2024
    Business development, Floating Wind, Research & Development

    Ramboll has concluded several engineering and advisory studies for Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall, shareholders of the Muir Mhòr (initially named Mara Mhòr) floating offshore wind project, located off the east coast of Scotland. Ramboll has been involved in the floating offshore wind farm since March 2023, performing feasibility studies related to the mooring and […]

  • 8 April 2024
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting

    Scottish Ministers have approved a variation application to refine the Pentland floating offshore wind farm’s offshore consents. The variation includes a reduction in the number of turbines, which will be deployed within a smaller area while maintaining 100 MW capacity. Pentland floating offshore wind farm is being developed by Highland Wind Limited which is majority-owned […]

  • 20 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The first Siemens Gamesa 108-metre-long wind turbine blades have left its manufacturing factory in Hull for the Moray West offshore wind project in Scotland. Nine of the 180 blades destined for the 882 MW offshore wind farm were loaded onto the Rotra Mare transporter ship at the Siemens Gamesa blade factory in Hull, and are […]

  • 10 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of transition pieces (TPs) at Scotland’s Moray West offshore wind farm is expected to start on or around 23 January. The TPs will be installed by DEME’s installation vessel Apollo and the company’s vessel Orion will later also arrive at the site to undertake monopile installation. Later this month, Apollo will start placing […]

  • 27 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Lamprell has completed the final delivery of transition pieces (TPs) for Ocean Winds’ Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. All 62 TPs, including the penultimate and final batch destined for Scotland, have been delivered and handed over to Lamprell’s client Ocean Winds. According to the UAE-based company, the project was completed on schedule and […]

  • 20 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s vessel Orion has installed its first XXL monopile foundation at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. The company’s jack-up vessel Apollo is also joining the offshore work, taking care of installing the transition pieces at the construction site. Orion is performing monopile installation in addition to Bokalift 2, which kicked […]

  • 23 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Civil engineering contractor, Careys is set to start work at the brownfield site of the former Cockenzie coal-fired power station on the East Lothian coast as the next phase of the 1.1 GW Inch Cape offshore wind farm substation gets underway in Scotland. Contracted by Siemens Energy, Careys will be responsible for the construction of […]

  • 26 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    Thistle Wind Partners (TWP), a consortium involving DEME, Qair, and Aspiravi, has awarded Ramboll the contract for pre-FEED (Front-End Engineering Design) of the foundations for its 1 GW Bowdun offshore wind farm in Scotland. The scope of work includes the substructure design for the wind turbines consisting of a base-case jacket design concept for water […]

  • 24 June 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    Denmark’s Cadeler has signed a firm contract with Inch Cape Offshore Limited, a joint venture between Red Rock Power Limited and ESB, for the installation of 72 Vestas 15 MW wind turbines at the 1.1 GW offshore wind farm in Scotland. The contract value is projected to fall within the range of EUR 114 – […]

  • 15 April 2024
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore construction company DEME, using its vessel Orion, has completed the installation of monopiles at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland.  Monopile installation at Moray West started in October 2023, with Boskalis’s vessel Bokalift 2 deployed for the work and Orion taking over in February. DEME’s Orion installed 29 monopiles for Ocean […]

  • 19 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The installation of Siemens Gamesa’s 14 MW wind turbines at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland is scheduled to start in April. The vessel chartered to install the turbines, Cadeler’s Wind Orca, has just arrived in Esbjerg, Denmark, to mobilise for the project after completing a crane upgrade in the Netherlands. In […]

  • 23 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    ScottishPower Renewables, Iberdrola’s company in the UK, is getting the East Anglia One North and East Anglia Two offshore wind projects ready for the upcoming auction round for Contracts for Difference (CfD). This is according to project updates Iberdrola published as part of its financial results for 2023. Iberdrola says “good progress is being made […]

  • 13 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The second offshore substation platform (OSP) has been installed at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland. The first OSP was installed in December 2023 by Boskalis’ DP installation vessel Bokalift 1 which also mounted the second OSP on its foundations on 10 January, according to a notice of operations from the project. […]

  • 3 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Dajin Heavy Industry has sent off the first batch of three wind turbine towers for the Moray West offshore wind farm, the company said on 3 April via social media. According to Dajin Heavy Industry, the company is the first Chinese supplier to deliver towers for 14 MW offshore wind turbines to the European wind […]

  • 23 April 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Integrated energy services provider, Kent, has been awarded a contract by Spiorad na Mara Limited for the pre-front end engineering design (Pre-FEED) assessment of the proposed Spiorad na Mara offshore wind farm in Scotland. The project, formerly known as N4, will play a significant role in helping Scotland achieve its net zero emissions target by […]

  • 2 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and Vattenfall have signed a three-year extension on their testing and demonstration collaboration at the 96.8 MW Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm, also known as the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Scotland. The partnership at the 96.8MW offshore wind test and demonstration facility first began in 2019. Since then, technologies that […]

  • 18 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has completed the work the company was contracted to perform on the Moray West offshore wind farm. While the Dutch offshore construction company has now wrapped up its part of the job, work on Ocean Winds’ 882 MW project offshore Scotland continues with the installation of foundations and inter-array cables underway. Boskalis says that […]

  • 4 April 2024
    Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The first 14 MW turbine nacelles have been loaded onto the roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) vessel, Rotra Vente, at Siemens Gamesa’s Cuxhaven plant in Germany. They are destined for the Moray West offshore wind farm and are heading toward the Port of Nigg, Scotland, according to AIS data available online. The vessel left Cuxhaven on 3 April […]

  • 26 February 2024
    Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Siemens Gamesa has rolled out the first 14 MW wind turbine nacelles at its Cuxhaven plant in Germany as the production of wind turbine components for the Moray West offshore wind farm is currently underway. The first batch of nacelles is now awaiting shipment and installation at the Moray West project site offshore Scotland, Siemens […]

  • 26 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The first Siemens Gamesa wind turbine blades and tower components for Ocean Winds’ Moray West offshore wind farm have arrived at the Port of Nigg in Scotland. The 882 MW offshore wind farm, developed by Ocean Winds, will comprise 60 wind turbines and will be the first project to feature Siemens Gamesa’s SG 14-222 DD model. The turbines […]

  • 21 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Haventus, the owner of the Ardersier Port in the Moray Firth, Scotland, has taken a final investment decision and kicked off construction work on redeveloping the port to serve both fixed-bottom and floating offshore wind projects. The revamped port is expected to open in the second half of 2025. This month, Haventus was granted a […]

  • 12 February 2024
    Business development, Floating Wind, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D, Research & Development

    Three Welsh companies have been selected for Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s first Fit 4 Offshore Renewables (F4OR) programme in Wales. The three companies that were selected to take part in the F4OR programme are Ledwood Mechanical Engineering, Mainstay Marine Solutions, and CELSA Steel UK. The 12-18 month programme will be delivered by ORE Catapult, […]

  • 19 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis’ DP installation vessel Bokalift 1 has installed the first offshore substation platform (OSP) at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland. The heavy lift operations in the Port of Nigg and on-site were completed safely and successfully, according to the developer Ocean Winds. As offshore commissioning starts, the previously laid export cable […]

  • 14 May 2024
    Business development, Innovation, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has secured nearly GBP 86 million (approximately EUR 99.9 million) capital funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to enhance its wind turbine blade and drive train testing facilities in Blyth, Northumberland. The late-stage research and development facilities, designed for the testing of blades up to 150 metres and […]