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  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wind turbines offshore Scotland generated 1,369 GWh of electricity in 2018, a 122.2% increase compared to 616 GWh of electricity generated in 2017, according to the latest figures from UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Scotland’s operational offshore wind capacity grew by 153% year-on-year, from 246MW in 2017 to 623MW in 2018. “Last year […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    MeeMaken BV has acquired a majority stake in the Blue Offshore Group, a provider of solutions for subsea cable installation. The remainder minority part of the company’s shares will remain in the possession of Blue Offshore’s management. “So far, we have been able to develop Blue Offshore into what it has become today: a solid organization […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    BiFab has won a contract by GeoSea to produce piles worth up to GBP 26.5 million for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind project. The contract represents the first in less than a year since DF Barnes, a subsidiary of the Canadian JV Drive, acquired BiFab. According to DF Barnes, the win will create 82 jobs at […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has awarded DOF Subsea with a contract on the 588MW Beatrice wind farm project offshore Scotland. The contract will utilise the CSV Skandi Constructor and ensures deployment for the vessel until the summer, DOF Subsea said, without revealing any further details. Siemens signed a contract to supply, install and commission 84 7MW wind turbines, and […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Vessels

    Green Marine has expanded its fleet by recently purchasing a Damen Twin Axe 26m long crew transfer vessel named the Green Storm. The vessel will focus on servicing the offshore wind industry, providing transportation of personnel and cargo to offshore installations. The company said that the investment was made to meet the demands of the […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up vessel Pacific Orca is installing the 64th turbine of the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm at a record location. Swire Blue Ocean said the location holds two records for the company as it represents the furthest north spot and the deepest installation with approximately 55 meters in depth. Beatrice Offshore Windfarm […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    63 out of the 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines have been installed on the 588MW Beatrice wind farm offshore Scotland, according to Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL). 59 out of the 63 units installed have been commissioned, BOWL said. The turbine installation is expected to be completed in Spring 2019. Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up is loading […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind developer SeaMade NV has selected Waves Group to provide Marine Warranty Surveyor services during the construction of the 487MW SeaMade offshore wind farm. Waves Group is currently providing MWS services for the installation of foundations, infield cables, wind turbines, export cables, and two offshore substations. Associated operations include loadouts, installations, and pulling in cables to both […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up vessel Pacific Orca has installed two-thirds of a total of 84 turbines at the Beatrice offshore wind farm. The vessel installed 56 of the 7MW Siemens Gamesa turbines last week and has 28 to go, according to Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL). ***MILESTONE*** We’re ending the week with two thirds of […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    SSE plc has reopened the Beatrice Partnership Fund and is inviting local Highland and Moray communities in Scotland to apply for grants. Groups and organizations in the two regions are welcome to apply for grants amounting to between GBP 10,000 and GBP 50,000. This deadline for the submission of applications is 25 April by 12:00 […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Grid Connection

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Transmission, the wholly-owned subsidiary of SSE plc, has completed the construction, commissioning and energization of the new Caithness-Moray electricity transmission link in Scotland. The link uses HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) technology to transmit power through a 113-kilometre subsea cable beneath the Moray Firth seabed between new converter stations at […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    42 out of the 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines have been installed on the 588MW Beatrice wind farm offshore Scotland, Swire Blue Ocean said.

  • 18 December 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Forty wind turbines have been installed at the Beatrice offshore wind farm and the project is now two turbines away from reaching a halfway mark. 

  • 17 December 2018

    The UK is marking a record this year as it added more than 2GW of offshore wind capacity to the grid, which can produce enough clean electricity to power over 2,300,000 households per year. 

  • 14 December 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) Ltd. has installed an EOLOS floating LiDAR buoy at the Moray West offshore wind farm site, located next to the Moray East and Beatrice offshore wind farms.

  • 18 November 2018

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 12 to 18 November 2018.

  • 22 November 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Highland Council’s North Planning Applications Committee has recommended that the Council raises an objection to the Moray West offshore wind farm, located next to the Moray East and Beatrice offshore wind farms.

  • 14 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has selected Sollatek to provide stabilisers for the Beatrice offshore wind farm’s onshore substation.

  • 14 November 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    33 of 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines have now been installed on the Beatrice offshore wind farm and are exporting power to the Scottish grid, SSE plc said.

  • 25 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    BMO Offshore has won a new framework contract with SSE to deploy vessel monitor measurement systems on the Beatrice offshore wind farm. 

  • 18 October 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    A third of wind turbines has now been installed on the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) said.

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The large volume of viable offshore wind projects in the UK means total installed offshore wind capacity could reach more than 30GW by 2030, firmly placing it as the leading source of low carbon power in the country, Paul Cooley, Director of Generation Development at SSE plc, said.

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Chevalier Floatels’ walk-to-work vessels DP Gezina and DP Galyna are undergoing scheduled maintenance in the Netherlands after completing summer campaign works. This summer, DP Galyna supported a maintenance program servicing two offshore wind farms for a turbine manufacturer. DP Gezina provided accommodation and walk-to-work services for commissioning of the two converter stations at the Beatrice […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Vessels

    The Crown Estate Scotland has appointed Colin Palmer to lead the development of offshore renewable energy and aquaculture.

  • 9 October 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    UK energy market regulator Ofgem is opening a tender for owning the electricity transmission links to three offshore wind farms: the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One, the 714ME East Anglia One, and the 588MW Beatrice.

  • 25 September 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s Pacific Orca has installed 20 out of 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines at the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.