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  • 26 May 2011
    Grid Connection

      Equitix, Amp Capital and Balfour Beatty Consortium Appointed as Preferred Bidder for High-Voltage Link to Greater Gabbard Offshore Windfarm Green Energy Transmission (GET), a consortium comprising Equitix Ltd and AMP Capital Investors, together with Balfour Beatty Capital Limited has been selected by Ofgem E-Serve as the preferred bidder to own and operate the high […]

  • 14 October 2011
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has completed a contract with Fluor for the installation of 36 inter-array cables at the Greater Gabbard…   (seadiscovery) [mappress] Source: seadiscovery, October 14, 2011

  • 27 February 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Docking-based Tidal Transit has won its first contract in the offshore servicing industry for its state-of-the-art support vessel Ginny Louise. The contract was signed with Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Ltd, which is developing the 140-turbine Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm off the Suffolk coast. The Ginny Louise arrived in Norfolk waters few weeks ago after […]

  • 1 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Irving, Texas-based engineering company Fluor has reported a sharp decline in quarterly profit due to charges for the Greater Gabbard…   (lowcarboneconomy) [mappress]   Source: lowcarboneconomy, March 01, 2011

  • 20 June 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Dalby Offshore Wind Farm Support Vessels ‘Dalby Wharfe’ and ‘Dalby Humber’ are to carry out maintenance work for Siemens on the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm. The contract which started mid June will see the vessels carrying all the construction materials to the wind farm taking advantage of the Dalby Wharfe’s new front loading feature. […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (GGOWL) has extended the service contract with Siemens Gamesa for the 504MW offshore wind farm featuring 140 SWT-3.6-107 turbines. The new contract will run until 2022.

  • 27 July 2010
    Technology, Training & Education

    The 8,900 dwt ship acts as a floating hotel for staff operating in support of the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm, part of the second…   (heavyliftpfi) [mappress] Source: heavyliftpfi, July 27, 2010;

  • 19 May 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    The 500-megawatt Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm, around 25 kilometres from Sizewell, is expected to be complete in two years’ time.   [mappress] Source: eadt, May 19, 2010;

  • 18 January 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

    UK-based Scottish and Southern Energy (LON:SSE) announced Friday that the first wind turbines of the Greater Gabbard and Walney offshore… (powergenworldwide) [mappress] Source: powergenworldwide, January 18, 2011

  • 29 May 2013

    Ramora UK, one of the UK’s leading Bomb Disposal companies, announces that it has successfully and safely disposed of a mine that had been located close to the Greater Gabbard Windfarm off the coast of Suffolk. The operation, which took place on 21st April 2013, involved the use of a subsea Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) […]

  • 2 December 2016

    SSE has awarded ENGIE Fabricom the first phase of a project to remediate grout connection subsidence between the pile and transition pieces on the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm. Initial development work will take place in the last quarter of 2016 at ENGIE Fabricom’s Middlesbrough facilities to develop working methods before mobilisation to Lowestoft for […]

  • 30 August 2013

    Bruce Provan is the new chairman of the Norfolk and Suffolk Energy Alliance (NSEA), a group created to provide a unified approach to bringing more investment into the region’s energy industry. And he believes they have invaluable work to do over the next few years, particularly as the offshore wind sector gathers momentum. ”We don’t […]

  • 23 December 2011

    The votes have been counted and International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine revealed the winner and two runners up of its 2011 TopLift competition. Jumbo Offshore was selected winner with its major performance on the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm project. Readers of International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine were asked to choose their favourite […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fluor held a second quarter 2012 conference call yesterday. The company’s management reviewed results and discussed the trends seen in the second half of the year. Among other things, Fluor’s Chairman and CEO David Seaton commented on Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm, saying that the project is “substantially complete” and that the company is currently […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    It’s been a busy month for Seacat Services Ltd, as it starts to deploy an increasing number of vessels to European offshore wind projects. The two 19metre vessels, ‘Endeavour’ and ‘Reliance’, are three months into a five-month contract on the Anholt offshore wind farm in Denmark. Contracted to Nexans, the boats are tasked with crew […]

  • 21 December 2014

    Belgium to Decide on Wind Energy Storing Island in 2015 Belgium will have their say in early 2015 about a project that would see excess energy stored and used later when needed. SKWID Sinks Off Japan MODEC has confirmed that a Floating Wind & Current Hybrid Power Generation System (SKWID) constructed by MODEC sank into […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Services PLC has invited companies to pre-qualify for a tender to provide offshore blade inspection services using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). More specifically, Greater Gabbard Offshore Winds Limited, a joint venture between SSE plc and innogy, is looking to inspect 105 turbines during 2019, and 35 turbines per year thereafter. Each turbine shall consist of three blade […]

  • 6 November 2016

    Bladt Industries: Uniform Jacket Foundation Design Would Save Money (Interview) A standardised design of jacket foundations would greatly contribute to offshore wind cost reduction, according to Jan Kjærsgaard, CEO of Bladt Industries, a company whose foundations are supporting numerous turbines installed in European waters. ZPMC Found Responsible for Greater Gabbard Monopile Cracks The Technology and […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Grid Connection

    Fugro has successfully completed 2 positional and depth of burial surveys on export cables for SSE’s 500MW Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm off the Suffolk coast on behalf of installation contractor Fluor. The main objective is to provide a final report with the final position including depth of bury of the L2 export cable and […]

  • 7 September 2014

    DolWin Beta Becomes Resident of North Sea (Gallery) DolWin beta, the offshore HVDC platform that will connect three offshore wind farms in the German part of the North Sea, is now anchored and ballasted to the seabed, Aibel has announced on its social media pages. Greater Gabbard OWF’s Cabling Infrastructure Worries Local Fishermen The developers […]

  • 14 November 2011

    AN investigation has been launched after an engineer was airlifted to hospital from the top of a turbine at a huge off-shore wind farm.   By Elliot Furniss (eadt) [mappress] Source: eadt, November 14, 2011

  • 7 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Harwich International Port has announced a new contract with Aarsleff Bilfinger Berger Joint Venture (ABJV) to act as their UK installation port for Phase 1 of the London Array Offshore Wind Farm. ABJV are the project’s installation contractor and were appointed by the wind farm’s developers, DONG Energy, E.ON and Masdar. At 1,000MW, the project […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest developments Fluor Corp. (FLR) will be faced with a counterclaim, to be raised by RWE AG (RWE) and SSE Plc (SSE) in respect to the North Sea offshore wind farm, Bloomberg reports. The dispute between the aforementioned parties stems from the fact that Greater Gabbard, the joint venture between RWE and […]

  • 18 August 2013

    Siemens Signs Chartering Deal with Esvagt for Two Offshore Wind Service Vessels (Denmark)  Siemens Energy has signed a chartering agreement with ship owner Esvagt A/S for two new offshore wind service vessels that will incorporate significant advancements in logistics, efficiency and operational capabilities. UK: DONG Energy Gets GBP 1.1 Million for Offshore Wind O&M Bases  […]

  • 28 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Seacat Services, the class leading vessel transfer operator, has announced that Resolute, its latest 24-metre, class-certified workboat, has been contracted to Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Limited, to work at the Greater Gabbard and Galloper offshore wind farms. With growing pressure to deliver a series of fully operational offshore wind farms ahead of Round 3, there […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    RenewableUK has welcomed comments made by the Business and Energy Minister Michael Fallon about UK job creation in the offshore wind industry, at the official opening of Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm, off the coast of Suffolk. At the opening ceremony, Mr Fallon said: “The UK leads the world in offshore wind power generation with […]