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  • 8 March 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The 4,800-tonne offshore substation topside has been installed at the 1,075 GW Seagreen wind farm offshore Scotland. At 40 metres long, 45 metres wide, and 15 metres high, the topside will collect and manage the power generated by the 114 Vestas 10 MW wind turbines before transferring it ashore via around 60 kilometres of offshore […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    NOV and Lamprell have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which the Dubai-based manufacturer will provide the fabrication, assembly and outfitting for NOV’s tri-floaters that are planned to be installed at Cerulean Winds’ floating wind project, proposed to power green hydrogen production and electrification of oil and gas assets in Scotland. Cerulean Winds […]

  • 7 February 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Inch Cape Offshore Limited, a joint venture between the Edinburgh-based Red Rock Power Limited and Ireland’s energy company Electricity Supply Board (ESB), has selected Montrose Port as the future operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm. Should the Inch Cape project be awarded a Contract for Difference (CfD) this summer, […]

  • 14 April 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Irish floating wind developer Simply Blue Group has applied to the Polish Ministry of Infrastructure for the offshore location license 60.E.4, currently the deepest water site in Poland’s Maritime Spatial Plan. In a social media post, Simply Blue Group said that the company recognise ”the enormous potential and demand” for floating offshore wind in the […]

  • 21 December 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm (PFOWF) project has signed an MOU with Scrabster Harbour Trust to work together on the development of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) requirements, services, and facilities as part of a wider commitment to boost the Scottish supply chain. The MOU also sees the organisations commit to collaboratively investigating the potential […]

  • 28 April 2022
    Authorities, R&D

    The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), The Crown Estate, and Crown Estate Scotland have released a study that on the future of offshore wind in the UK, which shows the scale of potential for future deployment and helps understand and address how to best manage the various demands on the marine […]

  • 21 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine blades for the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm have arrived at the Port of Dundee in Scotland. Eighteen 83.5-metre-long blades were delivered and brought alongside the new DunEco Quay. Following the delivery, the turbine blades were discharged and transported to Scotland’s new, custom-built wind turbine marshalling facility, where […]

  • 16 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    The catamaran Seacat Weatherly, owned by the UK-based offshore energy support vessel (OESV) operator Seacat Services, has been deployed at Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm under a long-term charter Seacat signed with Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited. The vessel, which began its assignments earlier this quarter, is supporting operations and maintenance (O&M) activities for the […]

  • 1 December 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cadeler’s jack up Wind Osprey has arrived at Able Seaton Port in Hartlepool to load the first batch of Vestas V164-10.0 MW turbines to be installed at the 1.1 GW Seagreen wind farm offshore Scotland. Wind Osprey is expected to arrive at the installation site some 27 kilometres off the Angus coast with the first […]

  • 24 December 2021
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Flotation Energy Plc and CNOOC Petroleum Europe Ltd have submitted an Offshore Scoping Report for a floating wind farm offshore Scotland with a capacity of up to 480 MW and scheduled to be operational by 2026. The Green Volt offshore wind farm would feature up to 30 wind turbines with a rated capacity of between […]

  • 13 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG), TotalEnergies, and Corio Generation have signed an option agreement with Crown Estate Scotland for their 2 GW offshore wind project, West of Orkney Windfarm, which was selected in the ScotWind leasing round at the beginning of this year. “This is a significant milestone for RIDG as it represents our first […]

  • 20 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans has won a turnkey contract with Ocean Winds to design, manufacture, install and protect the 220kV subsea and onshore export cable system for the Moray West offshore wind farm. The Moray West project is an 860 MW offshore wind farm in the outer Moray Firth, located off the northeast coast of Scotland. Nexans’ tailor-made […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has selected integrated logistics and materials management company ASCO to provide shipping services on the Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland. The deal will see ASCO’s ship agency Seletar provide services including crew transfer to the operations of the project, initially during the construction phase, from Montrose port. The project […]

  • 19 November 2021

    The Ørsted, Falck Renewables, BlueFloat Energy consortium currently bidding for offshore wind leases for floating wind projects in Scotland has announced a link up with the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) to investigate the potential effects of floating wind developments on the marine environment. Areas under discussion for future research projects if the consortium’s […]

  • 15 April 2022

    Semi-submersible crane vessel, Saipem 7000, has returned to ”a stable position and safe condition” soon after developing a list during a crane incident off the coast of Amoyfjorden, Norway, Saipem said. As reported, Saipem 7000 and a couple of cargo barges were involved in a lifting incident on Thursday, 14 April, causing the local authorities […]

  • 2 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Havfram is in early talks with a partner(s) for the Scottish Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) offshore wind seabed leasing round, according to the company’s press release from 2 March. Six months ago, Crown Estate Scotland announced it would organise a specific leasing round prioritising oil and gas asset electrification. The auction is […]

  • 3 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and Agder Energi, a Norwegian power utility, have formed a partnership to bid for a floating offshore wind project at Utsira Nord, in the Norwegian North Sea. The 1.5 GW Utsira Nord is one of two areas the Norwegian Government opened to licensing applications for offshore wind development. With deep […]

  • 25 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has conditionally selected Port of Nigg in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland, as the planned location for the pre-assembly and installation of wind turbines for the Moray West offshore wind farm. Siemens Gamesa, as the preferred bidder for the supply of the offshore wind turbines, has signed a conditional agreement with Global Energy Group […]

  • 12 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Renewable energy consultancy and service provider Natural Power has been appointed by EDF Renewables and ESB to act as the control point for the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland. Opened in 2018, Natural Power’s ControlCentre will provide NnG with out-of-hours system monitoring as well as HV network and control point […]

  • 26 November 2021
    Business & Finance

    BayWa r.e. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Ulsan City, South Korea, for the development of floating offshore wind projects off the coast of Ulsan. According to BayWa r.e., floating wind enjoys high levels of public support in Ulsan City, in part due to the city’s major Song Cheol-ho promoting the industry and […]

  • 3 December 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), one of the largest ocean shipping companies in the world, and Scotland’s Flotation Energy plc. have agreed to jointly evaluate offshore wind development opportunities in Japan. The agreement builds on the 2 GW portfolio of offshore floating wind projects in Japan being developed by Flotation Energy (Japan) Co. Ltd., […]

  • 13 April 2022
    Industry, Technology

    The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) has launched a series of online modules to support those new to the offshore wind industry by covering topics from project inception to decommissioning. The publicly available online modules explain how offshore wind farms are planned, the consenting processes involved in building and operating them, and the role offshore […]

  • 3 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ersg and Taylor Hopkinson have been selected to supply personnel to work on the Moray West offshore wind project in Scotland. The two companies will supply temporary staff for the lifecycle of the project. “After a competitive tendering process, ersg are ecstatic to have been declared one of two exclusive suppliers of temporary personnel for […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    Shell plans to invest up to GBP 25 billion (approximately EUR 30 billion) in the UK energy system over the next ten years, with offshore wind being one of the main areas the oil and gas giant has set its sights on in the UK. The company said via a social media post it planned […]

  • 17 November 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and its partner Korea East-West Power (EWP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on 3 GW of offshore wind projects in South Korea. Equinor said it would use its new floating wind technology, Wind Semi, for its projects in South Korea as it had been developed specifically for Korean waters and […]

  • 15 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Energy has won the contract to provide an onshore substation for the 860 MW Moray West offshore wind project in Scotland. Subject to the award of a Contract for Difference in 2022 and Financial Close, the onshore substation for the wind farm will feature Siemens High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) equipment. Project design and […]