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  • 15 November 2016
    Vessels

    Tidal Transit’s crew transfer vessel (CTV), Eden Rose, has completed its latest charter contracts for Dogger Bank and Hornsea offshore wind farm sites, where it supported upgrade works on met mast monitoring equipment. According to Tidal Transit, Eden Rose’s deployment on the two projects, which included five visits to the sites, has given the company a chance to prove […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Forewind has used its latest operations and maintenance trip to the meteorological masts on Dogger Bank to trial new technology and methodology. The trip enabled aerial inspection and survey contractor Cyberhawk to utilise a new advanced camera technology to inspect the overall status of the met masts and condition of bolts along with the structure of the lattice […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Forewind has awarded a combined Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and SeaRoc team with the contract for the 2016 operations and maintenance (O&M) work on the two meteorological masts collecting data at Dogger Bank. The two masts were installed in 2013 and are located in the North Sea approximately 100 and 150 kilometres from the UK coast. The […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Assigning operators for four Dogger Bank offshore wind projects is the next major step that needs to be taken so that the projects could enter the pre-construction phase.  Forewind, the consortium behind the Dogger Bank development, said that the initial aim will be to assign operators for the two projects that make up Dogger Bank Creyke Beck, which is expected […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    A ZephIR 300 wind lidar installed at Dogger Bank for the Forewind consortium has provided data which shows the technology has advanced to the stage where it can be used in future as an alternative to meteorological masts for wind data collection, according to Zephir Lidar. The Dogger Bank projects being developed by the Forewind […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    The SeaRoc Group has completed a maintenance visit to the two Forewind meteorological masts, installed at the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm site in 2013. SeaRoc team of 9 personnel included an operations manager, rope access riggers and engineers to undertake inspections and scheduled maintenance on both Dogger Bank Met Mast East, located approximately 100 […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    The 78m offshore supply vessel VOS Sympathy will set sail from Newcastle tomorrow for an operations and maintenance trip to the two Forewind meteorological masts on Dogger Bank. The on-board team, including Forewind personnel and contractors, will carry out inspections and scheduled maintenance work on both Dogger Bank Met Mast East, located approximately 100 kilometres […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Forewind, together with its owners and in agreement with The Crown Estate, has ceased work on its remaining development consent application to focus efforts on the four consented Dogger Bank projects, the consortium reported today. With the consent award earlier this week, the Dogger Bank development now totals 4.8GW and includes four 1.2GW projects – […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the news on Dogger Bank Teesside A & B approval, law firm Eversheds reported that it had advised the Forewind consortium on the second phase of Dogger Bank Teesside A & B offshore wind farm. Eversheds also advised the consortium on an offshore wind energy project at Dogger Bank Creyke Beck. The two projects […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Authorities

    The Crown Estate has welcomed the UK Government’s approval of Dogger Bank Teesside A & B offshore wind project. Head of Offshore Wind for The Crown Estate, Huub den Rooijen said: “Today’s announcement marks a great success for the future of the UK’s infrastructure development and is testimony to the hard work of Forewind and the […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Environment, R&D

    Wildlife surveys by HiDef Aerial Surveying played a crucial role in yesterday’s granting of permission to build the UK’s largest offshore wind farm almost 100 miles into the North Sea, the survey company said. HiDef began extensive aerial surveying of marine mammals and birds across almost 3,500 square miles of the Dogger Bank in 2009. During […]

  • 5 August 2015

    RenewableUK today highlighted the announcement that the next stage of the giant Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the North Sea has gained planning consent from the Energy Secretary Amber Rudd. The Teesside project is equal in size to the world’s largest previously consented project, Dogger Bank Creyke Bank (also up to 2.4GW) situated alongside it, […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Government gave the planning consent today for construction of Dogger Bank Teesside A and B offshore wind project. The project will include up to 400 wind turbines in total, across two offshore wind generating stations, each with an installed capacity of up to 1.2 GW. With the onshore elements of the development to be […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Energy Secretary is expected to decide on the Dogger Bank Teesside A&B offshore wind project on August 5.  The UK Planning Inspectorate issued a report of recommendation to the Secretary of State on 5 May 2015. The Secretary of State then issues a decision within the following 3 months. The decision letter and report of […]

  • 8 June 2015

    The wider scientific community is set to benefit from Forewind’s years of surveys and research, as the organisation donates all the core samples collected on Dogger Bank to a national science facility today. The core samples, cylindrical soil sections extracted from the seabed, will be entrusted to the National Geological Repository (NGR), located at the […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Planning Inspectorate submitted a report of recommendation for Forewind’s Dogger Bank Teesside A&B offshore wind project to the Secretary of State on May 5. The Secretary of State will issue a decision in the following three months. Dogger Bank Teesside is Forewind’s second stage of development of the Dogger Bank Zone. Originally planned to be four separate wind […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Through the undertaken surveys as part of its environmental impact assessment process, Forewind has extended the depth of knowledge about the geology of Dogger Bank. Geological maps used prior to Forewind’s work in the area were based on sparse data, gathered tens of kilometres apart in the late 1960s and 1970s. But since a far greater […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Following the UK Government’s consent given for Forewind’s Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the North Sea, law firm Eversheds has announced that it successfully advised the Forewind consortium on the largest renewable energy development ever to receive planning consent in the UK. The consent is the result of more than four years of comprehensive assessments, […]

  • 19 February 2015

    HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) has congratulated Forewind on the consent for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck, the largest offshore wind consent award worldwide to date and one in which HiDef has played an important role. Dogger Bank Creyke Beck is the first stage of development in the Dogger Bank Zone and will have an installed […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change’s decision to grant consent to Dogger Bank Creyke Beck, Royal HaskoningDHV announced that it has now provided key input to the environmental impact assessment process for over 5.5GW of successful offshore wind farm applications in the UK, with more to come. Royal HaskoningDHV has worked […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The Crown Estate yesterday welcomed the first consent order for offshore wind energy at Dogger Bank in the North Sea, the largest renewable energy development ever to receive planning consent in the UK and the largest offshore wind project to receive consent globally. Head of Offshore Wind for The Crown Estate, Huub den Rooijen said […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    UK Government has approved the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck A and B wind project, expected to support up to 900 green jobs in Yorkshire and Humberside and millions of pounds worth of investment in the UK’s economy. The project will include up to 400 wind turbines, around 130km off the coast of the East Riding of […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The six-month examination of the Dogger Bank Teesside A&B development consent order application by the Planning Inspectorate concluded yesterday. Dogger Bank Teesside A&B comprises two 1.2 gigawatt wind farms located 165 kilometres from the UK coast at their closest point and is planned to connect to the national grid at the existing Lackenby substation near […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Planning Inspectorate issued a report of recommendation for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck to the Secretary of State on November 17, 2014. The Secretary of State has 3 months in which to issue a decision. The decision letter and report of recommendation will be published on the Planning Inspectorate’s website once a decision has been made. […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Technology

    Forewind’s 3D computer generated simulation of the proposed Dogger Bank offshore development can now be downloaded by anyone with a keen interest in visualising, or navigating through the wind farms. The model, which was developed to enable fishermen and offshore authorities to better understand and see how the development will look once constructed, can be […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Forewind has started a consultation on two minor proposed changes to the development consent order application for Dogger Bank Teesside A&B. Dogger Bank Teesside A&B comprises two 1.2 gigawatt wind farms located 165 kilometres from the UK coast at their closest point and is planned to connect to the national grid at the existing Lackenby […]