Search results for: Moray West

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  • 15 June 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Japan-based Mitsui O.S.K. Line (MOL) has concluded a time charter contract with Shimizu Corporation for two crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for the Ishikari Bay New Port offshore wind project in Japan. This marks the MOL Group’s entry into the CTV business. MOL Group company MOL Coastal Shipping will operate the CTVs, which will support the […]

  • 11 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Seaway7 has completed the full engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) cables scope on the Seagreen wind farm offshore Scotland, a joint venture project between SSE Renewables and TotalEnergies. The inter-array cable team completed the termination and testing last weekend and the trenching was completed yesterday, said Seaway7. This follows less than six weeks after […]

  • 20 July 2023
    Collaboration, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy

    The Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has entered into a partnership with Portugal-based WavEC to jointly offer services to the Portuguese offshore wind market. The partners said that this collaboration pools OWC’s global capabilities and track record in more than 50 floating wind projects with WavEC’s market presence, offshore site testing resources and expertise in environmental […]

  • 11 October 2023
    Business development, Ports & Logistics, Research & Development

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has signed an agreement to investigate an area for the development of infrastructure to support offshore wind manufacturing, assembly, and marshalling and green energy on the Cromarty Firth in Scotland, within the Inverness Cromarty Firth Green Freeport. The area, located within the proposed Nigg and Pitcalzean area of the Green Freeport, […]

  • 16 May 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Survey activities are ramping up at Ocean Winds’ Caledonia offshore wind farm site with a pair of floating LiDAR devices soon to be deployed in the Scottish waters. The wind farm’s developer, Ocean Winds, said it is laying the groundwork for its comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), a key element in the consenting process, following […]

  • 22 May 2023
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has agreed to sell a stake in Spain-based wind turbine tower manufacturer Windar Renovables to London-headquartered Bridgepoint. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Avilés (Asturias), Windar Renovables operates ten manufacturing plants over five continents – seven of them located in Spain and the remaining three located in Brazil, India, and Mexico. The company […]

  • 4 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands-based CAPE Holland has announced that its Vibro Lifting Technology was selected for the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind project in Scotland. The Moray West project, located in the North Sea, off the coast of Scotland, will utilise the CAPE Vibro Lifting Technology to install up to 62 monopiles in water depths ranging […]

  • 2 May 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Grid Connection, Outlook & Strategy

    Nexans Norway has secured NOK 2 billion (around GBP 155 million) in loan guarantees from Export Finance Norway (Eksfin) that will be used for a UK export cable contract. The transaction covers the export and installation of high-voltage subsea cables for the Moray West offshore wind farm off the coast of Scotland. “Having Eksfin on […]

  • 28 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    CHAP Group and Ocean Winds have inked a contract for a new operations and maintenance (O&M) facility in Buckie, Scotland which is expected to serve the Moray West offshore wind farm. The 882 MW offshore wind farm will come online next year as a sister project to the operational Moray East offshore wind farm, almost […]

  • 24 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Moray West Offshore Wind Farm, owned by Ocean Winds and minority shareholder Ignitis Group, has secured GBP 2 billion of non-recourse project finance and reached financial close, the developers announced on 21 April and said this was the first project from the UK’s Contract for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round 4 to reach this milestone. The […]

  • 16 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Supply Chain

    Semco Maritime has been awarded a 10-year service contract from Siemens Gamesa for the 288 MW Butendiek offshore wind farm in Germany. The balance-of-plant contract covers operations and maintenance on the wind farm located 32 kilometres west of Sylt Island in the North Sea. Semco Maritime has entered the 10-year agreement from 1 January 2024 […]

  • 27 April 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds, Sumimoto Corporation, and Banque des Territoires, shareholders of the company Eoliennes en Mer Dieppe Le Tréport (EMDT), have made a final investment decision (FID) for the Dieppe Le Tréport offshore wind farm in France. The Dieppe Le Tréport offshore wind farm represents an investment of around EUR 2.7 billion. The signing of all the financing […]

  • 14 June 2023
    Collaboration, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has joined forces with leading offshore wind developers and seabed mobility experts to provide clear guidance on seabed change and how it affects offshore wind and marine energy projects. ORE Catapult is leading a consortium of offshore renewables giants – SSE, ESB, Scottish Power Renewables, and RWE – with […]

  • 10 April 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Global Energy Group’s (GEG) North Fabrication division has started production of the J-tube frames for the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm, with the first steel being cut at the Port of Nigg in Scotland. Once the two J-tube frames are finished, they will be attached to the offshore substation platforms (OSPs). The frames […]

  • 22 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Infrastructure, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Scotland-based Utility ROV Services has won a contract to provide boulder and debris clearance services on the Moray West offshore wind farm. The manufacturer of the UTROV system plans to start offshore operations in the first quarter of the year. A turnkey contract was signed between the Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) and Utility ROV Services […]

  • 30 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Madrid-based Ocean Winds has signed a reserved capacity agreement with Navantia Seanergies for the manufacture of elements for future offshore wind farms internationally, including floating structures for future wind farms in Spain, Portugal, and other European countries. The contract will enable the companies to construct a large number of components for the offshore wind market […]

  • 28 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has secured a multidisciplinary role in the development of the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. On behalf of its client, Boskalis will carry out a large number of activities contributing to the development of this renewable energy project in the coming twelve months, the Dutch company said. The contract, valued between EUR […]

  • 15 February 2023
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has started the production of the first 108-metre wind turbine blade at its factory in Hull, the UK. The B108 IntegralBlades are one of the key components of Siemens Gamesa’s flagship offshore wind turbine – the SG 14-222 DD. ”Over the past year, we’ve doubled output at the Hull facility, allowing our team […]

  • 14 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Seaway 7, the Renewables & Heavy Lifting business unit of Subsea 7, has been awarded a contract worth between USD 300 million and USD 500 million for an undisclosed offshore wind farm project. Under the contract, Seaway 7 will be responsible for the transportation and installation of inner-array and export power cables, and respective cable […]

  • 26 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Moray West has selected Sarens PSG, a joint venture between Sarens and PSG Marine & Logistics, to undertake the marshalling work at Invergordon of all 62 monopiles prior to installation as part of the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. Established in the summer of 2022, the joint venture will use its fleet of […]

  • 25 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Moray Offshore Windfarm West has selected the Port of Cromarty Firth (POCF) as the location for marshalling all 62 monopiles for the 882 MW wind project offshore Scotland. Moray West signed a multi-million-pound contract with POCF to use the recently expanded facilities at Invergordon for this scope. The monopiles will start to arrive in Invergordon […]

  • 17 January 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Navantia Seanergies and Windar Renovables have started production of the first of the 14 XXL monopiles for the Moray West offshore wind project, with the bending of the first sheet. The monopiles will have an approximate length of 90 metres, a maximum diameter of 10 metres, and a maximum weight of 2,000 tons. This […]

  • 6 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    EODEX UK Subsea has secured a contract for the safe and environmentally friendly disposal of legacy unexploded ordnance (UXOs) in the Moray Firth, ahead of construction works on the Moray West offshore wind project. Work has recently begun to ensure the cable route and the offshore site are safe and ready for construction works and […]

  • 12 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME has won the contract to install foundations at the 882 MW Moray West wind farm offshore Scotland. DEME Offshore’s scope on Moray West includes the installation of monopile foundations and transition pieces. The contract is valued between EUR 50 million and EUR 150 million. This marks the return of DEME to the Moray Firth, […]

  • 30 December 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    A dive vessel, DSV Curtis Marshall, is scheduled to soon begin investigations and disposal of potential unexploded ordnance (pUXO) at the nearshore part of the export cable corridor of the Moray West offshore wind farm, close to the town of Portsoy. This work will be followed by the commencement of the first construction activities on […]

  • 30 November 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Palfinger has won an order to deliver cranes for the Moray West wind farm project offshore Scotland. The 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm is located in the outer Moray Firth off Inverness. In order to lift materials and tools from the crew transfer vessels (CTVs) onto the transition pieces of the wind turbines, […]