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  • 22 February 2019

    Damen Shipyards has floated out High Speed Transfers’ (HST) new fast crew supply vessel HST Sofia. According to the UK-based company, the vessel is scheduled for delivery in five weeks. HST Sofia, for which a contract was signed in September last year, represents the second FCS 2710 vessel HST ordered with Damen and is being built to the same specifications as HST Hudson. […]

  • 1 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has awarded Van Oord with a contract to carry out the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) of the monopile foundations and the inter-array cables for the 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm. Sofia is sited on Dogger Bank in the central North Sea, 195 kilometres from the North East coast of the UK. […]

  • 30 January 2019

    High Speed Transfers (HST) has posted a photo of its fast crew supply vessel HST Sofia taking shape at Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey. HST Sofia, for which the two companies signed a contract in September 2018, represents the second FCS 2710 vessel HST ordered with Damen. The new vessel, scheduled to be delivered this March, is being built […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has signed a preferred supplier agreement with innogy to deliver 100 of its new SG 14-222 DD turbines for the Sofia offshore wind project in the UK. The Sofia project will, therefore, be the first European project to install the 14 MW model that will be market-ready by 2024, on time for installation at the […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has selected a consortium of GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions and Sembcorp Marine to provide the electrical transmission system for the 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind project in the UK. As the consortium leader, GE Grid Solutions will be responsible for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of two HVDC converter stations. The offshore […]

  • 8 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Iv-Offshore & Energy b.v. has signed the main contract with Sembcorp Marine Integrated Yard Pte Ltd (SMIY) to supply engineering and procurement services for the high voltage direct current (HVDC) offshore converter platform of RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm. Sofia offshore wind farm, located off the northeast coastline of the UK, will have a capacity […]

  • 12 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors has secured a contract with Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine to transport and install the HVDC offshore converter platform for the Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK. The platform will be fabricated at Sembcorp Marine’s yard, while Heerema’s semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir is expected to carry out the offshore installation in 2024. Located at […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro is set to deploy metocean equipment to support the planning of the export cable laying operations at the Sofia offshore wind project in August. Diving support vessel Curtis Marshall will be used for the work scheduled to begin on or around 3 August. The equipment will be deployed for a period of between six […]

  • 16 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Hellenic Cables has won a contract by Van Oord Offshore Wind UK for the supply of 66 kV inter-array cables and accessories for the 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind project in the UK. Under the contract, Hellenic Cables will design, engineer, manufacture, test and supply approximately 360 kilometers of 66 kV XLPE-insulated inter-array cables and associated accessories. The […]

  • 18 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    UK-based engineering and construction company J. Murphy & Sons (Murphy) has been awarded a multi-million-pound contract for onshore civil works on the export cables for both the 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm and 1.2 GW Dogger Bank C. Although the two large-scale offshore wind farms are being built by different developers, RWE (the owner of […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Four survey vessels are ready to commence site investigations at the Sofia offshore wind project site off the UK’s North East coast. The surveys are part of a six-month site investigation campaign for innogy’s 1.4 GW project that started in February. The multi-purpose vessel Despina and survey vessel Fugro Scout will carry out geotechnical surveys […]

  • 11 June 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    RWE has begun construction of its 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm, the largest project currently in construction across the company’s entire renewables fleet. The official construction will start with onshore activities, which are also known as enabling works. UK firm Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has been contracted to carry out the work. These […]

  • 27 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    RWE has selected France-based RTE International as the technical consultant for HVDC systems at the 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK. RTE International will assure the technical quality of the HVDC components for the entire work site. The electricity generated by the offshore wind farm will be transported to the UK grid […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has completed the first tranche of offshore site investigations at innogy’s Sofia offshore wind project in the UK. The first tranche is complete with the multi-purpose vessel Fugro Pioneer having finished the geophysical survey of the wind farm’s export cable corridor. According to innogy, the vessel will be back to carry out more survey […]

  • 25 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    A series of showcases about contracting opportunities for the Sofia offshore wind project in the UK is taking place in July. Van Oord, the EPCI contractor for the project’s foundations and inter-array cables, will hold its webinar on 6 July. The Dutch company will cover concrete structures, secondary steel, cathodic protection for foundations, cable hang-offs, […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Energi Coast is well-placed to support the development of the 1.4GW Sofia and the 3.6GW Dogger Bank projects selected in the Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round 3, this North East of England’s offshore wind cluster said. In total, six UK offshore wind projects have won CfD, including Sofia, Dogger Bank Teesside A, Dogger Bank Creyke Beck […]

  • 25 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    KenzFigee has signed a contract with Iv-Offshore & Energy to deliver an electric hydraulic Ram Luffing offshore crane for the high voltage direct current (HVDC) offshore converter platform of RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm, to be built on Dogger Bank, 195 kilometres from the nearest point on the UK’s North East coast. According to KenzFigee, […]

  • 2 September 2021

    An aircraft integrating light detection and ranging (LiDAR) and traditional digital aerial photography for ornithology surveys will be used for the first time at RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK. APEM and NIRAS, contracted by RWE to develop the project’s Ornithology Monitoring Plan and carry out the work, will use two aircraft provided […]

  • 31 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has received a firm order from RWE to supply wind turbines for the 1.4 GW Sofia wind farm offshore the UK. Located 195 kilometers off the northeast coast of the United Kingdom on Dogger Bank, Sofia will feature 100 SG 14-222 DD wind turbines. Under the contract, Siemens Gamesa will also service and […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with High Speed Transfers (HST) for a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 during the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg.

  • 1 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Here are the ten most-read articles on Offshore WIND in March 2021. World’s First Floating Wind Farm Best Performer in UK With an average capacity factor of 57.1% in the twelve months to March 2020, Hywind Scotland set a new record in the UK. Offshore Wind-to-Whisky Project Launches in Scotland The power would be supplied […]

  • 16 March 2021
    Business & Finance

    The offshore wind brought the most revenue to Van Oord in 2020, surpassing for the first time the company’s Dredging business. Van Oord recorded EUR 632 million in revenue at its Offshore Wind business in 2020, a 10.7 per cent increase compared to EUR 571 million reported in 2019. The division’s operational results increased sharply, […]

  • 8 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The 1.4 GW Sofia and the 1.2 GW Dogger Bank C offshore wind projects have marked the start of their onshore construction with an official ground-breaking in Teesside, the UK. The separate wind farm projects are sited on Dogger Bank in the middle of the North Sea, more than 190 kilometres from the North East […]

  • 30 May 2019

    High Speed Transfers’ (HST) newest fast crew supply vessel HST Harri is taking shape at Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey. HST Harri represents the third fast crew supply vessel that HST ordered with Damen under a contract signed at the beginning of this year. The vessel, which belongs to the FCS 2710 class Damen unveiled in May last year, is […]

  • 23 September 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Energy company RWE is to make a strategic commitment to the UK’s east coast with the creation of an operations hub for offshore wind farms at Grimsby’s Royal Dock. The new ‘Grimsby Hub’ facility will expand the existing Triton Knoll offshore wind farm base and will be the home for RWE’s specialist team for major […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    High Speed Transfers Ltd (HST) has entered into a partnership with Boston Line & Services for offshore wind in the U.S. In the partnership, HST will bring its experience from the European crew transfer vessel (CTV) market and the Massachusetts-based company will provide its services and local content. “There is a definite synergy between the businesses and […]