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  • 7 July 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation vessel Saipem 7000 and the jacket foundation for the Saint-Brieuc wind farm’s offshore substation have arrived in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc ahead of installation work, which will begin once the topside – currently en route to the project site – also arrives in the French bay. After the load-outs in June, both the […]

  • 1 December 2022
    Vessels

    Van Oord’s vessel Aeolus, responsible for drilling and pin pile installation operations for the jacket foundations on the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, has completed its 2022 campaign. 40 positions of the Saint-Brieuc farm’s jacket foundations that will support 62 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines have been drilled and fitted with pin piles. After completing […]

  • 1 March 2023
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The technical base of the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm was inaugurated on 24 February, however, this solution remains temporary, pending the final realisation of the maintenance base in the port of Saint-Quay-Portrieux. The temporary technical base of the French offshore wind farm was inaugurated by Daniel Cueff, Vice President of the Brittany region, and Stéphane […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Toulouse-based Omexom LS has won a contract to provide terrestrial ground connections work for the Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm. The 225kV onshore underground links will run from Caroual to La Doberie and have an approximate length of 16 kilometres. The export cables will be provided by Nexans. The value of the contract is around […]

  • 4 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Ailes Marines reported on 2 December that all the inter-array cables at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm will be buried to minimise the interference for navigation and fishing activities. According to the developer, due to extreme site conditions a commitment to bury half of the cables was made in 2016. Now it has been determined […]

  • 3 June 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar consortium has started loading out of the first jacket foundations for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm and will soon send them to France from Navantia’s yard in Fene, Spain. The first shipment for the French project will contain four jackets of the total of 62 that the Spanish companies will deliver for the […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola expects to receive a construction permit for the 500MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project by 30 June, 2017.

  • 7 October 2022
    Industry, Wind Farm Update

    Haizea Wind Group and SPIE Industrie & Tertiaire inaugurated their assembly site at the Brest polder on 6 October. The site is housing the final outfitting of the 62 wind turbine towers for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France. Haizea is manufacturing the towers at its factory in the Port of Bilbao, Spain, and then […]

  • 16 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first batch of foundation components for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project has arrived from France to Navantia’s Fene shipyard in Spain for final assembly. The vessel BBC Belem left the port of Brest, France, on 2 April carrying the components for two jacket foundations set to be installed at the French 496 MW project. […]

  • 5 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann will supply an E5000 motion compensated gangway to Norway-based Volstad Maritime to assist with cabling and commissioning operations on the Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France. Unveiled in 2019, the E5000 is a full motion compensated system that is capable of transferring personnel and cargo of up to approximately five tonnes. […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ailes Marines has selected Eiffage Métal and Engie Solutions to manufacture the offshore substation for the 496 MW wind farm in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc. Eiffage Métal will be in charge of the engineering and construction of the upper part of the substation, housing the transformers and electrical equipment. The company will also fabricate the […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The French Council of State has rejected appeals opposing the construction of the Bay of Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project being developed by Ailes Marines. Environmental conservation organization Gardez les caps and Nass & Wind, who competed in the tender for developing the wind farm, submitted the appeal citing irregularity in the selection procedure and seeking an annulment. Despite […]

  • 4 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbine foundation at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm has been installed, the developer Ailes Marines informed today, 4 July. Using Subsea 7’s Seven Borealis vessel, Van Oord installed the first jacket foundation, located in the northern part of the project site and has already started installing the second one in the same […]

  • 14 June 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The offshore substation topside and jacket foundation for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm have been loaded out onto vessels at their yards in Belgium and the Netherlands, respectively, and will soon be transported to France. The load-out of the 3,400-tonne topside took place on 11 June at the assembly yard of Smulders’s joint venture partner […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    A consortium led by Atos has secured a contract to implement mission-critical communication solutions for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in France. Atos will implement a full operational marine coordination center located in Pleudaniel, Brittany, to coordinate, monitor and document all traffic in and around the project construction area. The center will enable Ailes Marines teams to […]

  • 26 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    France’s Fouré Lagadec and the Spanish Haizea Wind are set to assemble the 62 wind turbine towers for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in the port of Brest’s new polder. Construction of the new assembly plant is expected to start in early 2022 with commissioning scheduled for the end of the same year. The assembly […]

  • 27 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Ailes Marines, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, has announced that the construction works on the 496 MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm are now resuming, saying the installation vessel Aeolus will be continuing pile and drilling installation operations on the remaining wind turbine positions. According to the AIS data, Van Oord’s jack-up vessel is en route to […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has signed a preparatory works agreement with Iberdrola for the installation of 62 jacket foundations at the 496 MW Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France. Located approximately 16 kilometres off the coast of Brittany, the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm will comprise 62 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines installed over an area covering 75 square […]

  • 8 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has launched a green hybrid bond amounting to EUR 2 billion and will use the raised funds to finance and refinance the Saint-Brieuc and Baltic Eagle offshore wind farms in France and Germany, respectively. The company said that this was the largest green hybrid bond issue in its history and that, in just one month, […]

  • 27 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) has expanded a recently issued tender for cable storage services to include the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in France. In October, RTE issued a tender for storage services for the 225kV submarine power cables, and optionally junctions and accessories, for the Saint-Nazaire, Courseulles-sur-Mer and Fécamp offshore wind projects. According to the […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    French offshore wind developer Ailes Marines has awarded Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) with a contract to provide vessel inspection services to support the construction of the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm. SMC will be providing up to three local Accredited Vessel Inspectors (AVIs) to the project. SMC’s French inspectors will be supported by the company’s back-office […]

  • 15 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Equans has picked Miros’ dry-mounted Wavex virtual sensor to collect operation-critical wave and current data on the offshore substation for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, located around 16 kilometres off the coast of Brittany, France. Wavex is designed for highly accurate wave and current measurements that can calculate and display directional wave and surface current […]

  • 26 August 2022
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has installed 24 out of 62 jacket foundations for the 496 MW Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France. The installation of the jackets started on 1 July, while the first four units were placed on the seabed a few weeks later. Meanwhile, Van Oord’s vessel Aeolus continues with pre-piling work at the remaining foundation locations. To […]

  • 1 August 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy

    Spanish state-owned Navantia Seanergies and SeAH have signed a collaboration agreement for the development of offshore wind in countries on the Asian continent. The collaboration between the two companies focuses on the manufacture of complete floats, components or materials manufactured in Korea or in countries where SeAH has facilities, or could be installed, such as […]

  • 26 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar joint venture has assembled more than half of the total of 62 jacket foundations for the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project at Navantia’s yard in Fene, Spain. The companies have already delivered all 186 piles for the project and will deliver all the 75-metre, 1,150-tonne jackets this year. The jacket foundation production is […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord is set to start its offshore operations at the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in 2021 with the installation of pin piles. The Dutch company will use its installation vessel Aeolus, which will in 2022 be assisted by a second vessel to install the jackets foundations. In April, Van Oord revealed it had […]