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  • 20 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Certex UK has won a contract to provide statutory inspection and maintenance services of Balance of Plant (BoP) equipment at the 1,075 MW Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland. The framework agreement, won via tender, is for three years, plus a two-year extension. In this case, BoP includes detailed infrastructure design and supply of all […]

  • 2 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contribution

    TotalEnergies and BP have decided to partner with several organisations to support their activities in the offshore wind market. To support its offshore wind development ambitions in the Netherlands, such as its participation in the latest tender for the Hollandse Kust West VI and VII offshore wind areas, TotalEnergies is joining forces with Netherlands Wind […]

  • 13 December 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Industry, R&D, Technology

    Crown Estate Scotland has received a total of 19 applications for its Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) offshore wind leasing process.   This level of interest from industry demonstrates significant support for this exciting new opportunity, the Scottish seabed manager said.   INTOG aims to help decarbonise the North Sea oil and gas […]

  • 15 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    A joint venture (JV) between Simply Blue Group, Ørsted, and Subsea7 has selected ERM Group company MarineSpace to lead the environmental impact assessment (EIA) for its Salamander floating offshore wind project in Scotland. As part of the work, engineering consultants NIRAS has been contracted by Salamander to lead the Habitats Regulations Appraisal (HRA) and Brown […]

  • 23 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm (PFOWF) consortium has submitted a development consent application to Marine Scotland for the 100 MW Pentland floating wind project. The floating wind project is being developed by Highland Wind Limited, which is majority-owned by a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) with Hexicon as a minority shareholder. Project […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Wave Energy Scotland (WES) has hired Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) to carry out a study into the techno-economic benefits of shared services and infrastructure for wind and wave energy technologies and projects. AqualisBraemar‘s offshore wind consultancy unit OWC will through a four-month study assess the various levels of sharing of supply chains, physical infrastructure and […]

  • 12 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Cadeler’s wind farm installation vessel Wind Orca has hit the halfway mark on the Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland, where 57 out of the 114 Vestas 10 MW wind turbines have now been installed. The first wind turbine was installed in early December 2021 by the Wind Osprey vessel, which was replaced by its sister vessel […]

  • 25 January 2023
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The economic potential of the European Marine Energy Centre’s (EMEC) proposed 100 MW floating offshore wind test and demonstration site off Orkney, Scotland has been estimated at GBP 690 million to UK economy. The Orkney-based EMEC concluded the concept design for a new floating offshore wind test and demonstration site in 2022 and is aiming […]

  • 10 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has concluded concept design for a new 100 MW floating offshore wind test and demonstration site offshore Scotland. Located 20 kilometres west of Orkney and further out to sea from its existing wave energy test facility at Billia Croo, EMEC’s proposed test site will comprise six berths for floating offshore […]

  • 22 December 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The final jacket foundation for the Seagreen 1 offshore wind farm has arrived in Port of Nigg, from where the foundations are being installed by Seaway 7. It took a total of 23 shipments to deliver the 114 jackets to the Port of Nigg, which was achieved through collaboration between Seaway7, SSE Renewables, COSCO, Global […]

  • 10 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The consortium behind the Forth Green Freeport project in Scotland, which submitted a bid for the development to the UK and Scottish governments in June, released details for the major enhancement of the Rosyth port and waterfront areas within Fife that would support the offshore wind industry. The development of nearly 150 hectares of land […]

  • 4 October 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds, a 50-50 joint venture between EDP Renewables and ENGIE, has submitted the scoping report to Marine Scotland for its Caledonia offshore wind farm. The report outlines the technologies under consideration for developing the 2 GW offshore wind project across a 429-square-kilometre site in the Moray Firth for which Ocean Winds won the development […]

  • 9 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL), a joint venture between Red Rock Power Limited and Electricity Supply Board (ESB), has appointed JBA Consulting (JBA) to gather information about the installation phases of the 1.1 GW Inch Cape offshore wind farm in Scotland. For the task, JBA will use its strategic and operation planning software ForeCoast Marine to […]

  • 10 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The geophysical and environmental survey works for the Salamander floating offshore wind project in Scotland have been completed, marking a significant milestone for the 100 MW project that is planned to be progressed through of the Scottish Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round. The survey activities commenced on 7 August and were […]

  • 1 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    EnBW and BP will deploy two floating LiDARs this month at the offshore site of their wind energy project Morven in Scotland, located some 60 kilometres off the coast of Aberdeen. Two metocean instrumentation systems, one underwater noise monitoring system, and one floating LiDAR will be deployed at each of two locations within the project […]

  • 11 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm (PFOWF) consortium has selected Stiesdal Offshore’s TetraSub as the floating foundation technology for the 100 MW Pentland floating offshore wind farm located off the north coast of Scotland. Developed by Henrik Stiesdal, the Tetra concept is the world’s first fully industrialised floating offshore technology offering a lightweight and cost-effective floating […]

  • 6 December 2022
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Partrac has deployed a Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) system at the site of the Buchan floating wind project offshore Scotland. The floating LiDAR device was deployed as part of the campaign to measure wind, metocean, and environmental conditions of the project in the North Sea, around 75 kilometres off the Aberdeenshire coast. This followed […]

  • 31 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Partrac will soon deploy a floating LiDAR Buoy at the site of the Buchan floating wind project offshore Scotland, which is being developed by Floating Energy Allyance (FEA), a consortium comprising BW Ideol, Elicio, and BayWa r.e. The deployment is estimated to be carried out on 15 November, subject to weather conditions, using the vessel […]

  • 2 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The engineering and consultancy company Wood has been awarded a contract for the Salamander floating wind project in Scotland, developed by a joint venture between Simply Blue Group, Ørsted and Subsea 7. For the 100 MW floating wind farm, proposed to be built 35 kilometres off Peterhead on the East Coast of Scotland, Wood will […]

  • 8 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL) has appointed K2 Management (K2M), a renewable energy engineering and project management consultancy, as the lender’s technical advisor (LTA) for the 1,080 MW Inch Cape offshore wind farm in Scotland. K2M is providing technical due diligence on all aspects of the project design, delivery, and operations, as well as providing […]

  • 13 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Scottish and UK governments have awarded the Green Freeport status to Inverness and Cromarty Firth Green Freeport and Forth Green Freeport in Scotland. The ports, Scotland’s first Green Freeports, will receive up to GBP 52 million in start-up funding and will benefit from tax reliefs and other incentives. As the governments announced the status awards, […]

  • 22 December 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables submitted the application for the 4.1 GW Berwick Bank offshore wind project to Marine Scotland on 9 December, kicking off the consent process with the Scottish Ministers. According to the developer, the project’s site in the Firth of Forth is the only remaining fixed-bottom site in Scotland that could bring forward this kind […]

  • 9 December 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    This month, a floating LiDAR and metocean instrumentation will be deployed at the Muir Mhòr floating wind farm site and a metocean system will also be installed at the offshore site of the Caledonia bottom-fixed wind project, both in Scottish waters. At the Muir Mhòr site (initially named Mara Mhòr), developed by Fred. Olsen Seawind […]

  • 6 December 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    North Star has secured a GBP 140 million (approximately EUR 163 million) financing package to support the next phase of its offshore wind growth plan. “The £140million secured today secures the capital required for us to continue our newbuilding programme in the year ahead, whilst providing us with the flexibility to continue to expand these […]

  • 17 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vårgrønn, a joint venture between Eni’s energy transition business Plenitude and the Norwegian energy investor HitecVision, has completed the acquisition of Plenitude’s stake in the three phases of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK. As reported in June, Vårgrønn signed an agreement with Plenitude to acquire 20 per cent interest in […]

  • 13 December 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    BP and EnBW have received electricity generation licences for the Morgan and Mona offshore wind farms in the UK, for which the two companies jointly secured 60-year leases in the UK Round 4 leasing at the beginning of last year. The joint venture partners submitted applications for the licences to the UK’s regulator Ofgem through project companies […]