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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    RWE has launched an online suppliers portal where companies can search for and find opportunities on the Sofia offshore wind project. The suppliers portal will display contract opportunities with the Sofia project and its key contractors as they become available. “We are keen to maximise the involvement of UK companies as the project progresses, particularly […]

  • 28 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    France-headquartered electricity transmission consultancy and engineering company, RTE international, has been appointed as third-party consultant to conduct joint interaction studies between two HVDC projects in the UK: Sofia Offshore Wind Farm and Dogger Bank C. Under the contract, RTE international will carry out wide-ranging interaction studies to ensure the connection of both projects to the […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has selected Van Oord as the preferred supplier for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of monopile foundations and array cables for the 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind project in the UK. Van Oord will deploy its offshore installation vessel Aeolus to install the 100 TP-less monopile foundations and the cable-laying vessel Nexus […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 June 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Ulstein Design & Solutions has signed a contract with Turkey’s Tersan Shipyard for two methanol-powered ULSTEIN SX216 construction service operating vessel (CSOV) designs. The vessels will be constructed for the Netherlands-based Acta Marine and will be number 3 and 4 with the TWIN X-STERN solution in the Acta Marine fleet. The SX216 vessel series has […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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, […]

  • 14 June 2023
    Business development, Environment, Equipment, Industry, Infrastructure, Innovation, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development, Technology, Transition, Wind Farm Update

    German energy company RWE said it will use the ”worldwide-first” recyclable rotor blades at its Thor offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea. 40 of the 72 SG 14-236 DD wind turbines will be equipped with recyclable rotor blades manufactured by Siemens Gamesa. Installation at sea is expected in 2026. In addition, RWE is […]

  • 23 March 2023
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has selected the Tyne Clean Energy Park at the Port of Tyne as the storage and marshalling base for the foundations of the 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm. The site will be occupied from the third quarter of 2023, with the base operational from the first quarter of 2024, as the business […]

  • 2 September 2021
    R&D

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    The UK-based High-Speed Transfers (HST) Marine has signed multiple charter agreements with wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE). HST Marine has secured two charters, for both medium and long-term with SGRE in the North Sea. These will be undertaken by the DAMEN 2710, HST Sofia, and the Chartwell 24-H, HST Frances, with the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Norway-based Rem Offshore has secured a long-term charter contract with RWE for its newbuild construction service operations vessel (CSOV) Rem Power. Under a two-year contract, with options to extend, the 85-metre long vessel will operate on the 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK. The vessel will support the project’s construction phase, providing […]

  • 24 May 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Rem Purus has taken delivery of the first of two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) from Fincantieri-controlled Norwegian shipbuilder Vard. In 2021, Rem Offshore signed a contract with VARD for the construction and design of two CSOVs, with options for two additional vessels. Based on Vard 4 19 design, the vessels will have a height-adjustable […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    North East England’s offshore wind cluster, Energi Coast, is starting a project which aims to produce a comprehensive report of the region’s supply chain capabilities in the offshore wind industry. The supply chain mapping project will identify the range of capabilities available throughout North East England to support offshore wind developers and contractors identifying locations […]