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  • 8 May 2018
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The topside of the second Siemens Offshore Transformer Module (OTM2) is currently being installed on the Beatrice wind farm off Scotland, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) said in the latest Notice of Operations.

  • 28 October 2011

    The offshore wind industry will today take a major step forward with the announcement of a raft of new seabed lease agreements from the Crown Estate that could support up to 5GW of new capacity. The organisation, which manages the UK seabed, will confirm it has awarded conditional agreements for lease to five offshore renewable […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans has completed all export cable installation and burial works at the Beatrice site, where Siemens Transmission and Distribution team has started commissioning works on the recently installed second Offshore Transformer Module (OTM) in preparation for the energisation of the system. 

  • 29 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Borssele Tender Attracts 38 Bids, Cost Reduction Main Priority The tender for the 700MW Borssele I&II offshore wind farm zones has attracted 38 bids and the first impression is that the wind developers have put a lot of effort in driving down the costs, the Dutch media cited Henk Kamp, the country’s Minister of Economic […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate, an independent commercial business, created by Act of Parliament, has today announced another record return for the benefit of the public finances and an overall performance which is significantly ahead of the market, as its portfolio value hits an all-time high. Results summary Record return to Treasury for the benefit of the public finances:£267.1 […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has appointed GAC UK to provide shipping services support during the construction and installation of foundations, inter-array cables and offshore substations at the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm. SHL, the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contractor, will design, supply and install the piled foundations, jacket substructures and inter-array cables for the […]

  • 31 May 2011

    Moray’s MP Angus Robertson has welcomed a decision to scrap nuclear power plants in Germany, adding that he believes Moray is well placed… By Sam Hampton-Smith (stv) [mappress] Source: stv, May 31, 2011

  • 26 December 2017
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Four companies selected under ORE Catapult’s innovation challenge to develop new bird tagging solutions are now in talks with UK offshore wind developers to further refine their products.

  • 25 August 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    UK engineers MAATS Tech delivered cable-laying equipment to NKT’s newbuild NKT Victoria prior to the vessel’s first project – the Caithness – Moray subsea link in Scotland. 

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has secured a contract for the supply and installation of the inter-array cables for the Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland.

  • 1 March 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    TELE-FONIKA Kable (TFKable) has conducted the first Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) of a 220kV onshore high-voltage cable for the UK’s Moray East offshore wind farm at its Bydgoszcz plant in Poland. The cable supplier informed via social media that it had successfully FAT-tested 1,600mm² and 2,000mm² sizes to industry international standards. At the beginning of […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    The first phase of an industrial development in Buckie, Scotland, to exploit the growing offshore wind energy market has been completed, the Moray Council said.

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The TFKable Group has produced the first part of the 220kV onshore high-voltage cable for the Moray East offshore wind farm in the UK. According to the company, the 220kV cable is now ready to be delivered from its Bydgoszcz plant in Poland for the 950MW offshore wind project. TFKable and VolkerInfra won the contract to […]

  • 22 August 2012

    One of the first public wave energy testing systems in the United States began operation this week off the Oregon coast near Newport, and will allow private industry or academic researchers to test new technology that may help advance this promising form of sustainable energy. The Ocean Sentinel is a $1.5 million device developed by […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The heavy load carrier OHT Osprey has arrived in the Port of Nigg with the first eight jacket foundations for the Moray East offshore wind farm. The jackets, manufactured by Lamprell in the United Arab Emirates, are the first of the total of 45 that the company will ship to the UK for the Moray […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Seajacks Scylla installed the 33rd jacket foundation at the Moray East offshore wind farm site on 20 September, according to the project’s Notice of Operations from 21 September. The jack-up vessel is transporting the jacket foundations to the project site from Global Energy Group’s site in Nigg. The first jacket was installed at the beginning of […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    TFKable has installed the first sections of the 220kV onshore high-voltage cable system at the Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland. Each of the sections includes three circuits of ducted cable, the company said, adding that the next phase of production is in progress. At the beginning of the year, TFKable and VolkerInfra won […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME is currently looking for a replacement vessel for the installation of Moray East jacket foundations, following the crane accident onboard the installation vessel Orion. The company is considering both the vessels in its own fleet and externally to carry out the installation of Moray East jackets, first eight of which have now arrived at […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Oceaneering International Services Ltd (OISL) has secured a contract to complete seabed route and debris clearance at the Moray East offshore wind project in Scotland. OISL said it will provide a full suite of services, including vessel, route preparation tools, remotely operated vehicle (ROV), survey, and personnel to complete the operations for the wind farm’s […]

  • 25 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    JDR Cable Systems has secured a contract to provide the termination and testing of 100 inter-array cables and two offshore substation interconnector cables at the Moray East offshore wind farm. Under the contract signed with Boskalis, JDR will perform procedures for the stripping of the armor protection, fitment of the permanent hang-offs, routing, cleating, electrical and fiber termination, including […]

  • 20 September 2012

    A pioneering project to create a new marine energy test site has seen Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) shortlisted in the Best Business Innovation category for the Regen South West Green Energy Awards 2012. FHC was nominated for the launch earlier this year of the FaB Test test site in Falmouth Bay. The site gives marine […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    After Port of Ardersier Ltd went into administration in November 2015, the property has gone on the market, according to the offer on JLL’s website. In 2014, the Port of Ardersier secured the full backing of the Scottish Government for plans to turn the former oil fabrication yard on the Moray Firth into a manufacturing ‘super-hub’ for offshore […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore piling works have been completed on the Moray East wind farm in the Moray Firth off the North East coast of Scotland, the developers of the 950MW project said. Work to install the pin-piles in the seabed commenced in May of last year, using DEME Offshore’s jack-up installation vessel Apollo which worked out of […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Two recently consented offshore wind farms in the outer Moray Firth will bring economic prosperity to the Moray area, especially through the use of Buckie Harbour, local parliamentarians say. There are significant opportunities for Moray through development of Buckie Harbour as an Operations and Maintenance Base and for supply chain work for existing Moray businesses, as well […]

  • 11 April 2012

    Finance Secretary John Swinney outlined the range of new business incentives that are available to encourage private investment in Scotland’s four new Enterprise Areas, during a visit to the Port of Dundee this morning. Incentives and actions to stimulate investment include: business rate discounts worth up to £275,000 per business or enhanced capital allowances; new […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Windhoist Limited has pre-assembled the 84th and final wind turbine tower on the Beatrice Pre-Assembly Project at Nigg Energy Park in Scotland. Siemens Gamesa awarded Windhoist with a contract to carry out wind turbine pre-assembly work for the 588MW Beatrice wind farm in May 2018, marking the Scottish company’s first foray into offshore wind. Under the contract, […]