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  • 1 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Hellenic Cables has secured a contract with DEME Offshore to supply the inter-array cables and accessories for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK. Hellenic Cables will design, manufacture, test and supply approximately 650 km of 66 kV XLPE-insulated inter-array cables and associated accessories for the project’s A & B phases. The contract […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm, a 50:50 joint venture between SSE Renewables and Equinor, has signed a contract with GE Renewable Energy for 190 wind turbines for the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind project. Dogger Bank A & B will be the world’s first offshore wind farm to use GE’s Haliade-X 13 MW turbines, […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm has confirmed Able Seaton Port in Hartlepool, UK, as the marshalling base for the wind turbine installation activities for the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind project. As part of the agreements for the supply and service of 190 of GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbines, the wind […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    8.2 France has been appointed to carry out quality monitoring of the assembly of the nacelles, the e-stack, and pre-assembly at the logistics hub in the port area for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. The company, which started its three-year contract back in April 2020, has deployed three experts and two engineers full-time for the […]

  • 5 February 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Eolien Maritime France (EMF) has inaugurated the construction base for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. The construction base is located at Quai De Kribi in Saint-Nazaire and will be used to coordinate the construction of the wind farm. Saint-Nazaire, also known as Parc du Banc de Guérande, will comprise 80 GE Haliade 150-6MW […]

  • 15 March 2021
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Endiprev has carried out the installation test for the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire project, set to be the first commercial-scale wind farm installed in French waters. Endiprev France concluded the installation test in the Antwerp Port, during which the team investigated if the T1 and the transition piece fit perfectly. Over three weeks, the company said […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    Acta Marine has opened an office in Saint-Nazaire, France, off whose coast a 480 MW offshore wind project is being built, for which the company’s vessel Coastal Chariot recently supported the export cable pull-in operations. Acta Marine said the move to open the office in Saint-Nazaire was in support of the growing offshore wind requirements […]

  • 2 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    BOA OCV has secured a contract with DEME Offshore to deploy its subsea construction vessel BOA Sub C at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. BOA Sub C will begin working at Saint-Nazaire in the second quarter of the year for a period of 220 days firm plus options. The two companies previously worked […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Tidal Transit, through a joint venture named LD Tide, have signed a crew transfer vessel (CTV) contract with the developer of the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm, Eolien Maritime France. The CTV is the third such vessel to be operated by LD Tide on the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm, following an order […]

  • 21 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    ProCon Wind Energy has secured a contract to carry out the offshore commissioning of the foundations at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. Starting from May, ProCon will be doing the electrical testing and commissioning of the monopiles and transition pieces until estimated completion by end of 2022. The company was also in charge […]

  • 21 April 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Gould Heavy Lift Services and DEME Offshore have performed the load-in, assembly, and preparations for the load out of the new offshore drill equipment for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project. For DEME, the Dutch company provided the engineering, project management, rigging and turnkey execution of a number of load transfers. The tailormade subsea drill will […]

  • 15 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has loaded out and shipped off the first four transition pieces built for the Saint-Nazaire wind farm at its fabrication yard in Hoboken, Belgium. The transition pieces are headed to Maasvlakte at the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, where later this week they will be transferred onto SAL’s HLV Svenja, for transport to France. […]

  • 23 February 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The first transition pieces for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France have arrived at the Port of La Rochelle. Smulders shipped off the first four transition pieces for the 480 MW project in mid-February from Belgium to Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from where they were transported to France. DEME’s jack-up vessel Innovation is expected to […]

  • 23 April 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Sea Installer has installed the foundation for the offshore substation of the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. The installation of the four subsea foundation piles was completed on 21 April, in record time despite having to be drilled into rock, according to DEME. The company added that its vessel Innovation […]

  • 15 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    CHC Helicopter has secured a contract to provide crew change services to DEME Offshore throughout the construction phase of the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France. CHC will operate its flights from Saint-Nazaire Montoir Airport and will service three offshore support vessels during the various construction phases. CHC has appointed DHSS to be the helicopter […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has placed an order with the joint venture of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Tidal Transit for two crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. The joint venture LD Tide selected naval architects MAURIC to design the CTVs and French shipyard OCEA to construct them. Construction will start […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    Smulders has produced its milestone 2,000th transition piece, destined for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. Smulders says it started with the production of the 2,000th transition piece this month, which is barely six years after celebrating the 1,000th transition piece. The milestone transition piece called TP 69 is one of the total 80 […]

  • 2 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Prysmian has selected Tekmar Energy’s Generation 10 Cable Protection System (CPS) for the export cables at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France. Tekmar will deliver the latest generation of its TekTube® CPS this year from its manufacturing facility in the North East of England. In 2020, the company won a CPS contract for the […]

  • 3 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Aberdeen-based Rotech Subsea has secured a contract to provide inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) services on America’s first offshore wind farm – the Block Island Wind Farm off Rhode Island. The contract, which is Rotech Subsea’s first in the US since its return to the sector, saw the subsea, trenching, and excavation specialist mobilise its […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Business & Finance

    A recent analysis from Rystad Energy has shown that using 14 MW wind turbines can reduce overall costs of large-scale offshore wind farms, even though these wind turbines themselves are more expensive. Rystad Energy looked at using next-generation turbines of various sizes for a 1 GW offshore wind farm, and the effect wind turbine choice […]

  • 23 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Denmark’s Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has unveiled plans to build a Power-to-X plant in Esbjerg which will convert power from offshore wind turbines to green ammonia. Consisting of 1 GW electrolysis, the plant will be Europe’s largest production facility of CO2-free green ammonia, CIP said. The ammonia will be used by the agriculture sector as […]

  • 4 May 2021
    R&D, Technology

    X1 Wind is about to deploy its PivotBuoy floating wind prototype at the PLOCAN test site off the Canary Islands, after loading out the fully assembled structure. “Portside testing of all subsystems will be performed over the coming weeks, before PivotBuoy is installed in the PLOCAN test site and connected via a dynamic 20kV cable, […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm and its tier 1 contractors are holding a series of supply chain webinars for the 3.6 GW offshore wind project. The webinars will focus on introducing the Dogger Bank wind farm development and the tier 1 contractors, and will showcase the opportunities the project offers with a particular focus on tier […]

  • 29 April 2021
    Vessels

    Cadeler A/S intends to expand its fleet with two newbuild X-class vessels for installation services, operation, and maintenance work on offshore wind farms. To finance the fleet expansion, Cadeler has completed an oversubscribed private placement, issuing 23,000,000 new shares in the company at a price of NOK 34.50 per share. The total proceeds of the […]

  • 28 January 2021
    Authorities

    U.S. President Joe Biden signed a new Executive Order on 27 January, directing the Department of the Interior to identify steps that can be taken to double offshore wind energy production by 2030 and to pause entering into new oil and natural gas leases on public lands and in federal waters. The Executive Order comes […]

  • 1 September 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of August 2020. Ørsted Recruiting 23 Offshore Wind Turbine Technicians Ørsted has launched a recruitment campaign for 23 wind turbine technicians, who will work out of the East Coast Hub in Grimsby on the company’s offshore wind farms, including Hornsea Project Two. Largest […]