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  • 9 January 2012
    Contracts & Tenders

    The three consortiums led by EDF, GDF Suez and Iberdrola will submit their tenders for offshore wind projects to the Commission for Energy Regulation on Wednesday, reports Les Echos. There is the total of five offshore wind areas. Dong Energy, Alstom, EDF will be bidding for all of them, except for the Tréport. The consortium […]

  • 12 July 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s jack-up vessel Aeolus is set to return to the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm site in France, after halting the construction work last month due to a leak of hydraulic fluid in the drilling equipment. The vessel’s return to the project site in France was announced by Ailes Marines, the developer of the 496 […]

  • 16 August 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The pre-trenching campaign along the inter-array cable routes in the northern part of the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm has been completed, Ailes Marines reported, adding that the work was done five weeks ahead of schedule. The Aethra vessel, chartered by the inter-array cable supplier Prysmian, left the site on 14 August after completing all […]

  • 28 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ailes Marines has awarded Prysmian Group with a contract to provide the inter-array cable systems for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France. Prysmian will design, supply, install, and commission 90 kilometres of three core 66 kV HVAC XLPE-insulated inter-array cables. The value of the contract is around EUR 80 million. Cable cores will be […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Bibby HydroMap is carrying out an UXO survey at the site of the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France, developed by the Iberdrola-led consortium Ailes Marines.

  • 2 March 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Ailes Marines’ technical base at the port of Lézardrieux in France, which serves the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project, was officially opened on 25 February 2022. The base was inaugurated by Stéphane-Alain Riou, the project’s Development and Territory Director, in the presence of local and regional officials. Last year, the technical base in the port of Lézardrieux had in place an administrative area and […]

  • 19 May 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore substation (OSS) topsides for the French Saint-Brieuc and Scottish Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farms have been moved out of Engie Solutions and HSM Offshore’s factories in Belgium and the Netherlands, respectively. Ailes Marines selected a joint venture between Engie Solutions and Iemants (a subsidiary of Smulders) to manufacture the offshore substation for the […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola has concluded an agreement to take 100% ownership of Ailes Marines, the developer of the 496MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France. Iberdrola, which previously owned 70% of the consortium’s capital, has acquired the remaining 30% from Avel Vor (RES and Caisse des Dépôts), after receiving the green light from the […]

  • 11 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    HAROPA – Port of Le Havre has awarded a EUR 12 million contract to the NGE group for the construction works related to Siemens Gamesa’s offshore wind turbine plant in the Port of Le Havre, France. NGE’s subsidiaries NGE Genie Civil, Guintoli, NGE Fondations, and Maia Sonnier will build a roll-on, roll-off (RORO) platform and reinforce […]

  • 7 May 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Local fishermen have taken their protests against the construction of the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm from land to the offshore project site on 7 May, when 70 fishing boats surrounded the Aeolus installation vessel in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc. To voice their opposition to the project, the fishermen have also fired distress flares while […]

  • 5 January 2017

    Ailes Marines, a joint venture between Iberdrola, RES and Caisse des Dépôts, is currently deploying an EOLOS FL200 floating LiDAR that will measure wind conditions in the south part of the site of its future offshore wind farm in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc.  In December, AXYS Technologies’ WindSentinel floating LiDAR was deployed as part of the project. The two floating LiDARs […]

  • 17 June 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s jack-up Aeolus has left the bay of Saint-Brieuc and is en-route to her home port in Vlissingen, the Netherlands after the installation of foundations at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm was halted due to a leak of hydraulic fluid in the drilling equipment. Van Oord is in charge of transporting and installing 62 […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Spanish energy giant Iberdrola is very interested in participating in future offshore wind capacity auctions in France, the company’s CEO and Chairman Ignacio Galán, said. This comes as Iberdrola announced it will invest between EUR 3 and EUR 4 billion in renewable energy projects in France over the next four years, both in onshore and […]

  • 18 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar joint venture has received its first jacket foundation components for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm manufactured in the Brest polder, France. Navantia-Windar established the manufacturing hub in the Brest polder in 2019, subcontracting multiple local companies for its first French project and the largest jacket foundation contract for the joint venture. According to […]

  • 4 March 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Windar renovables is shipping out the first batch of pin-piles manufactured for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in France. Tadarsa Logistics is assisting Windar renovables in loading out the first 15 pin-piles for the turbine jacket foundations and four pin-piles for the substation jacket foundation at the port of Avilés. The vessel and the […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Preliminary agreements to ensure the grid connection for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in France and the Baltic Eagle and Wikinger Süd projects in Germany have been concluded, Iberdrola said. For Saint-Brieuc, a preliminary agreement has been concluded with grid operator RTE to ensure the grid connection will be available in the second quarter of […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    General Council of Côtes-d’Armor (Conseil général des Côtes-d’Armor) has issued a call for bids for quay construction works for Departmental Port of Saint-Brieuc Le Légué. The Council states that this development is essential to position the Légué port as a service port in the context of the completion of the offshore wind farm in the […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has submitted a building permit application for a wind turbine production plant in Le Havre, France. Siemens Gamesa submitted the application to the mayor of Le Havre on 25 February, a spokesperson from the company told Offshore WIND. According to the company, the turbine production facility will be focused on supplying the Dieppe-Le […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project is now free from any appeals before the French courts, according to an update from Ailes Marines on 3 December. The appeal had been filed by the Association for the Protection of the Sites of Erquy and Surrounding Sites (ASPE), Erquy Environnement and others, requesting the Council of State to […]

  • 2 August 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s Aeolus has resumed drilling work at the Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France after the activities were halted once again last week due to the spillage of hydraulic fluid from one of the drills. As reported last week, the drilling activities were halted after the drill leaked the hydraulic fluid into the marine environment […]

  • 25 June 2021
    Authorities, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Trenching support vessel Aethra was forced to leave the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm after the local fishermen protesting the project breached several safety protocols and verbally threatened the safety of the captain and the crew. The Aethra was deployed on the site when a large number of fishing boats surrounded the vessel. The fishermen then […]

  • 3 July 2017
    R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has started a complete geotechnical survey campaign at the site of the 496MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France, Ailes Marines, the consortium behind the project, reports.

  • 4 May 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus is starting the installation of the first of 62 jacket foundations for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm project. The 496 MW wind farm is located 16.3 kilometres off the coast of Brittany, France. Van Oord is using the port of Cherbourg as the pin pile marshalling port. The pin […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Van Oord has awarded Bauer Spezialtiefbau with a contract for piling works at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in France. The German company will install 190 bored piles at 62 locations for three-legged jackets, as well as one substation location consisting of a four-legged jacket foundation. Bauer Spezialtiefbau is going the provide and operate the […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Saipem revealed on 22 July that it won three contracts for offshore wind farms in Europe – Dogger Bank A and B, Seagreen, and Saint Brieuc – valued at more than EUR 90 million in total. With the Equinor-SSE Renewables join venture Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farms, Saipem inked a deal for the transportation and […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    France’s Environmental Authority has dismissed an appeal against its recent decision that a new environmental assessment study is not needed for the 496MW Bay of Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project following the switch from the Adwen 8MW to the Siemens Gamesa 8MW turbine.