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  • 23 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    UXOcontrol has completed an unexploded ordnance identification campaign for the Kincardine Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland. UXOcontrol is a joint venture of N-Sea and BODAC, and Kinkardine marks its first UK contract. The company was awarded the contract by Cobra Wind International, which is carrying out the engineering, design, supply, construction and commissioning of the […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Global Offshore, part of the Global Marine Group, has completed the installation of the export power cable at the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm in Scotland.

  • 9 March 2017
    Authorities, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish government has granted a planning consent for the eight-turbine Kincardine floating wind farm located around 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen.

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group has won a new contract with Cobra Wind International Ltd to provide the cable system to connect the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm to mainland UK.

  • 22 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Cobra and Flotation Energy plc, the team behind the world’s largest operating floating wind project, has announced it is bidding for up to 7 GW across several sites in Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind Leasing Round. The bids have been submitted through Offshore Wind Ltd, their joint venture company and each project will be up to […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    First Subsea Ltd has won a contract to provide platform mooring connectors to the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm situated off the coast of Aberdeen in Scotland. The company, part of the First Tech Group based in Aberdeen, has confirmed it’s secured the contract with Spanish developer and construction company Cobra Group to provide platform […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Global Wind Service (GWS) is supporting MHI Vestas Offshore Wind with pre-assembly and installation activities on the Kincardine floating wind project. The 49.625 MW Kincardine is located 15 kilometres south of the Aberdeen coast in Scotland. The wind farm will comprise five MHI Vestas V164 9.525 MW wind turbines and one 2 MW MHI Vestas […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation delivered a range of cable protection solutions for the Kincardine floating wind farm and the 2MW turbine that started producing power in October 2018. Installed in quarter three of 2018, Trelleborg manufactured and delivered Distributed Buoyancy Modules (DBM), bend stiffeners and Uraduct cable and flow line protection for the Scottish pilot […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Engineering and technology group SENER has announced its involvement in the 50MW Kincardine floating wind project offshore Scotland. Fitted with a 2MW turbine and five other 9.525MW turbines, the project is expected to be operational by 2020, making it the largest floating offshore wind farm in the world. The project is being developed by Kincardine […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited (KOWL) has submitted an application to the Scottish government for a marine license for the proposed Kincardine floating wind farm. KOWL, a joint venture company between Atkins Limited and Pilot Offshore Renewables, applied for the license ”for the deposit of substances and objects and the construction, alteration or improvements of works within the Scottish Marine Area and […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Navantia-Windar, a Spanish joint venture partnership, has won a contract to assemble and deliver five floating foundations for the Kincardine wind farm in Scotland. The assembly and delivery of the floating foundations will be carried out at the Navantia Fene yard in Spain, where the construction of one similar unit for Windfloat Atlantic is being […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Marine survey company Partrac Ltd has been awarded the contract by Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited (KOWL) to monitor oceanographic processes at the site of the Kincardine floating wind farm located 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen.

  • 17 August 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A fully assembled floating wind turbine has left the Port of Dundee in Scotland to be installed on the Kincardine floating wind farm located around 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen.

  • 28 November 2018

    Bourbon Subsea Services has shared a video showing the installation of the first turbine at the 50MW Kincardine offshore wind farm in Scotland.

  • 2 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has won the contract to transport and install five floating wind turbines for the Kincardine floating wind farm in Scotland. For Cobra Wind International Ltd, Boskalis will transport and install the MHI Vestas 9.525 MW floating wind turbines at the site fifteen kilometers off the coast of Aberdeen. This will be Boskalis’ first floating […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    PSG Marine & Logistics has secured a staging contract by Boskalis Subsea for the Kincardine floating offshore wind project in Scotland. Work began at Port of Cromarty Firth, where PSG is undertaking the onshore handling, marshaling and loadout of mooring equipment destined for the project off the coast of Aberdeen. “This new award is to […]

  • 5 July 2021

    The fifth and final 9.525 MW floating wind turbine has been connected to its moorings some 15 kilometres southeast of Aberdeen, Scotland. The Kincardine 05 floating platform was connected to its moorings over the past weekend, First Subsea said. First Subsea, who provided platform mooring connectors and the Cable Protection Systems for the project, said […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis’ semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Fjord has set sail from Spain to the Netherlands carrying the first floating foundation for the Kincardine offshore wind project in Scotland. Fjord began its journey from Navantia’s yard in Fene on 7 October towards Rotterdam, where the turbine will be mounted on the foundation before leaving for the wind […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Grid Connection, R&D

    EDS HV Group has carried out studies on the grid connection system for the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm in Scotland. Under a contract with Cobra Group, the UK-based company was in charge of power system research which included load flow, short circuit, fault ride through, reactive compensation and operation/contingency studies. “Floating wind is becoming an increasing part of […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has started towing the first Kincardine floating wind turbine from Rotterdam in the Netherlands to the installation site some 15 kilometres southeast of Aberdeen, Scotland. The anchor handler Manta started towing the first of the five MHI Vestas 9.525 MW floating wind turbines from the Port of Rotterdam on Tuesday, 8 December. At the […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios has secured a GBP 380 million green loan financing for the construction of the Kincardine floating wind farm offshore Scotland. The project comprises the construction of a 50 MW wind farm some 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen. Kincardine will consist of six turbines, one 2 MW which was commissioned back […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited (KOWL) has opted to use Kishorn Dry Dock in Strathcarron, Wester Ross, during the construction of the 48MW Kincardine floating wind farm.

  • 10 May 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar consortium has shipped out the fifth and final floating wind platform for the Scottish Kincardine offshore wind farm from the Fene Shipyard in Spain. The five floating platforms were built under a contract with Cobra Wind International Ltd., a subsidiary of the Cobra Group. The five floating platforms will support Vestas 9.5 MW […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Global Offshore, part of the Global Marine Group, has secured a contract with Spain’s Grupo Cobra for cable installation and burial at the Kincardine floating wind farm offshore Scotland. Utilising specialist cable installation vessel the Normand Clipper, the latest addition to its fleet, Global Offshore will install one export and five inter-array cables at the […]

  • 16 May 2014

    Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited, KOWL, has revealed plans for, what could be, the world’s first floating wind array. KOWL, a joint venture between Pilot Offshore Renewables and Atkins, wants to deploy eight wind turbine generators, with individual capacity no less than 6MW, on semi-submersible floating platforms near the Dog Hole off Aberdeen. The wind farm […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Authorities, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    On 15 May, the Scottish government approved the variation application submitted by Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited (KOWL) in November 2017 for the floating wind project to be built some 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen.