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

    Work on the installation of the two offshore substations (OSS) at the Moray West offshore wind farm site has started, with Boskalis’s DP installation vessel Bokalift 1 currently moored in the Port of Nigg with the components for the first OSS on board. The Moray West project team notified about the commencement of the OSS […]

  • 28 November 2023
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The first batch of transition pieces (TPs), that will be installed at the Moray West offshore wind farm, has arrived at Port of Nigg in the Cromarty Firth. The first delivery to Nigg included two TPs for the offshore substations, allowing progress on the export electrical infrastructure to be made, said Ocean Winds. As part […]

  • 2 November 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Smulders and Siemens Energy have sent off the first of the two Offshore Transformer Modules (OTMs) for the Moray West offshore wind farm from the Smulders yard on the Tyne at Wallsend. The second OTM has also been loaded onto a barge and is ready to be transported to Scotland. The OTMs have been delivered […]

  • 23 November 2023
    Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    China’s Dajin Heavy Industry has delivered the final batch of eight XXL monopiles for the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. In June 2022, Dajin Heavy Industry was contracted by the wind farm’s developer, Ocean Winds, to supply 48 XXL monopiles for the project. The units weigh about 2,000 tonnes and have […]

  • 28 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The UK shipbuilder Diverse Marine has introduced the Diverse Marine Client Finance Programme, its own finance and lease programme, through which it secured financing for an initial, but rolling, eight crew transfer vessels (CTVs). Funding for offshore wind CTVs has been challenging, said the company, and the Diverse Marine Client Finance Programme, designed initially for […]

  • 27 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Octopus Energy’s generation arm has taken a 12.5 per cent stake in the 660 MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm located in England. Octopus Energy bought the stake in Walney Extension from AIP Management, the investment manager for Danish pension fund PKA and PFA. The wind farm features 87 wind turbines, each taller than the […]

  • 15 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    The Meyer Group, which includes Neptun Werft in Warnemünde, Germany, is joining forces with the Belgian company Smulders to build offshore converter platforms at the Warnemünde site. The two companies will jointly form Neptun Smulders Offshore Renewables and Neptun Smulders Engineering, which will take over the design and manufacture of the platforms. The contemplated joint […]

  • 2 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds, a 50-50 joint venture by EDP Renewables and ENGIE, has sold 16.6 per cent of its majority stake in the Moray East offshore wind farm to Equitix. According to Ocean Winds, the sale will support the company’s investments in its additional 5 GW of offshore wind projects in Scotland. Following the transaction, Ocean […]

  • 5 October 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Supply Chain

    Moray West, an offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland, has selected Global Energy Group (GEG) to provide pre-assembly support services for the marshalling of all 62 transition pieces (TPs) at the Port of Nigg. The transition pieces, supplied by Lamprell, will start to arrive at the Port of Nigg later this year […]

  • 17 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Octopus Energy’s generation arm has launched a dedicated fund with Japan’s Tokyo Gas to invest GBP 3 billion (approximately EUR 3.5 billion) in offshore wind globally by 2030. The fund, set up with a GBP 190 million (about EUR 217 million) cornerstone investment from Tokyo Gas, will invest in the development, construction, and operational stage […]

  • 25 October 2023
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The first batch of transition pieces (TPs) for the Moray West offshore wind farm have sailed out of Lamprell’s Hamriyah yard in UAE and are on their way to a marshalling harbour in the UK. “I want to congratulate the project team and thank our client for their trust in Lamprell as we underwent both […]

  • 6 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Ports & Logistics, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Moray West has selected the Port of Nigg in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland, as the location for marshalling all 62 transition pieces (TPs) prior to installation as part of the 882 MW offshore wind farm. Moray West has signed an agreement with Global Energy Group (GEG), which owns and operates the Port of Nigg, to […]

  • 3 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis’ heavy lift installation vessel, Bokalift 2, arrived at Invergordon Port on 1 October to commence loading of the first batch of three monopiles for installation at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland. The monopile installation work will be carried out by the vessel Bokalift 2, under a contract Boskalis signed with […]

  • 27 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of monopile foundations at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland is expected to start on 1 October. The work will be carried out by the vessel Bokalift 2, under a contract Boskalis signed with the developer Ocean Winds at the beginning of this year. Monopile installation is part of […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Spain-based Nervión Industries has completed the manufacturing and assembly of all the 20 upper jackets for the Moray East offshore wind farm, which Navantia is delivering from its Puerto Real shipyard to Smulders. The company said that within a turnkey contract, it had carried out the complete manufacture of the structures over the last 14 […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has loaded the first two jacket foundations for the Moray East offshore wind farm onto a barge and dispatched them from its facility in Newcastle upon Tyne. The foundations are being sent to the Port of Nigg, from where DEME Offshore will transport them to the Moray East site and install the jackets at […]

  • 28 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has loaded out the first of the two Offshore Transformer Modules (OTMs) for the Moray West offshore wind farm at its yard in Newcastle, UK, readying the OTM for sail-out at the end of the next month. The company will load the second OTM onto a barge in the second half of October and […]

  • 18 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 100 MHI Vestas V164-9.5MW wind turbines has been installed at the Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. The installation of the wind turbines is being undertaken by MHI Vestas, using Global Energy’s facility at the Port of Nigg in North East Scotland as the onshore pre-assembly port. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) will deliver marine coordination and provide communications infrastructure during the construction of the 950MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. JFMS will provide Moray East, being built 22 kilometers off the coast of Scotland, with its offshore wind management system (OWMS) to deliver real-time data from various sources, together with […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas and Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited have signed a firm turbine supply order for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland.

  • 7 April 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland has, following completion of works, achieved its full contracted output of 900 MW to the UK National Transmission Grid, Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited said. The wind farm has been able to produce electricity while construction was underway. 1,415,000 MWhrs was supplied from June 2021 to March 2022 […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Grid Connection

    OSP1, the third and final offshore transformer module (OTM) that will be installed at the Moray East offshore wind farm, is ready to leave Belgium this weekend (29 – 30 August). The OTMs, for which Siemens Energy secured a contract in 2018, were fabricated by Smulders and ENGIE Solutions in Hoboken, Belgium. “This milestone – three […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Ltd has selected Fraserburgh as preferred Operations and Maintenance (O&M) port for the 950MW Moray East project.

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited consortium has secured financing for the construction of its 950MW offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.

  • 21 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT’s) vessel Hawk arrived at the Port of Nigg on 21 July, carrying nine jacket foundations for Moray East wind turbines and one for the project’s offshore substation. The jackets will now be offloaded at Global Energy Group’s site in Nigg and will go through final preparations before Seajacks Scylla picks them […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The last jacket foundations manufactured by Lamprell for the Moray East offshore wind farm have been loaded onto a heavy lift vessel at Rig Metals in Dubai, UAE, and will soon set sail to Europe. According to DEME Offshore, the last jacket delivery from Lamprell and the recent installation of the third and final offshore […]