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  • 1 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm (PFOWF) consortium will reduce the area of the Pentland floating wind farm site by half and the maximum number of turbines from ten to seven, following feedback from stakeholders and the local community. The floating wind project is being developed by Highland Wind Limited, which is majority-owned by a […]

  • 30 May 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Semi-submersible crane vessel, Saipem 7000, is returning to the Seagreen wind farm offshore Scotland to resume the installation of jacket foundations at the 114-turbine site. Saipem 7000 and support vessels are expected to arrive on site on or around Wednesday, 1 June, the project’s latest Notice to Mariners shows. The three-legged suction caisson foundations will […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    Shell plans to invest up to GBP 25 billion (approximately EUR 30 billion) in the UK energy system over the next ten years, with offshore wind being one of the main areas the oil and gas giant has set its sights on in the UK. The company said via a social media post it planned […]

  • 13 April 2022
    Industry, Technology

    The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) has launched a series of online modules to support those new to the offshore wind industry by covering topics from project inception to decommissioning. The publicly available online modules explain how offshore wind farms are planned, the consenting processes involved in building and operating them, and the role offshore […]

  • 3 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ersg and Taylor Hopkinson have been selected to supply personnel to work on the Moray West offshore wind project in Scotland. The two companies will supply temporary staff for the lifecycle of the project. “After a competitive tendering process, ersg are ecstatic to have been declared one of two exclusive suppliers of temporary personnel for […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Scotland’s SSE Renewables has submitted an application for an Offshore Location License (OLL) for the allocation of development rights for an offshore wind farm at site 60.E.4 in the Baltic Sea in Poland. Spain’s Acciona Energía will collaborate in the development of the project if the license is granted. The 60.E.4 site is located 85 […]

  • 20 June 2022

    Norwegian offshore wind service company Edda Wind has held a naming ceremony for its latest service operation vessel (SOV) Edda Brint at Astilleros Balenciaga shipyard in Spain. This is the first of two SOVs Astilleros Balenciaga is building for Edda Wind. The second SOV (build number C416) will be launched in July while the delivery […]

  • 14 March 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish wind farm developer OX2 has applied for a Natura 2000 permit for an offshore wind farm in the Swedish Baltic Sea Exclusive Economic Zone between the islands of Gotland and Öland. The name of the wind farm is Aurora and it will be located 20 kilometers south of Gotland and 30 kilometers east of […]

  • 8 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway 7 has signed a Letter of Award with Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) Limited to start early works on the Engineering, Procurement, Installation and Commissioning (EPIC) of inter-array grid cables for the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland.  Seaway 7’s scope is under final negotiation and may include the supply and installation of approximately […]

  • 29 April 2022
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors will deploy Sleipnir, the world’s largest crane vessel, on the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe wind farm offshore Scotland in the coming weeks. Sleipnir, together with Wagenborg’s barge, Wagenborg 7, and two tugs, Pacific Discovery and Multratug 3, will be in charge of transporting and installing the wind farm’s two offshore substations, […]

  • 14 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Italy-headquartered contractor Saipem and its compatriot Trevi have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop a design of two drilling systems for large diameter foundation holes for offshore wind farms. Under the MoU, the companies will work together to develop a design that can cope with the site-specific geotechnical and geophysical data pertaining […]

  • 8 April 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cadeler’s wind turbine installation vessel Wind Osprey has undergone seafastening mobilisation and is now ready to head to the Netherlands to start installing turbines on the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm. Wind Osprey is expected to leave the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark in a few days and head to Sif’s Maasvlakte […]

  • 4 April 2022
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Classification society ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a floating offshore hydrogen production plant developed by Japan Offshore Design & Engineering Platform Technology & Engineering Research Association (J-DeEP). The amount of power generated by offshore wind turbines is likely affected by weather conditions, and surplus electricity may be generated […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    The UAE-based offshore construction and fabrication specialist Lamprell has selected Pemamek to provide welding production automation solutions for the manufacturing of transition pieces and monopiles. The agreement between Lamprell and Pemamek includes PEMA welding, milling, and material handling solutions to manufacture transition pieces and monopiles. The order from Lamprell consists of several different applications to […]

  • 27 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The UAE-based offshore construction and fabrication specialist Lamprell has selected OES Group to supply the monopile foundations of the Moray West offshore wind farm with the Impressed Current Cathodic Protection (ICCP) system. Remotely controlled and monitored through the OES’s SCADA system, the ICCP system includes protection from the external and internal areas of the monopile. […]

  • 12 May 2022

    EDF Renewables and ESB have chartered Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up offshore construction vessel Blue Tern for the next stage of the drilling process at the delayed 450 MW Neart an Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland. In a social media post, NnG’s project team said that the jack-up Blue Tern is being mobilised for the […]

  • 2 August 2022
    Environment, Industry, R&D, Technology

    Cerulean Winds and Ping Petroleum UK have signed an agreement to create one of the UK’s first offshore oil and gas facilities powered mainly by offshore wind. Under the agreement signed in a meeting hosted by the UK Secretary of State, Kwasi Kwarteng, the production facility at Ping Petroleum’s Avalon site, located in the UK […]

  • 29 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall, the joint venture partners behind the Mara Mhòr floating offshore wind project, have awarded over GBP 3 million (approximately EUR 3.6 million) in development contracts with Scottish-based suppliers, the companies announced as they hit the milestone with the latest contract being awarded to Glasgow-based GoBe Consultants. GoBe Consultants, part of […]

  • 17 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Bourbon Subsea Services has signed an EPCI contract for the floating electrical hub, inter-array cables, as well as anchoring and mooring systems for the 30 MW EolMed floating wind farm in France. “BOURBON’s scope of work will consist in the complete farm offshore installation, and includes the detailed design, procurement and fabrication of the floating electrical hub, the inter array cables, the anchoring and the mooring systems”, the company said in […]

  • 26 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Contribution

    ARC Marine, Verlume, and ForWind, the Center for Wind Energy Research at the University of Oldenburg in Germany, have been selected as the winners of RWE’s first international innovation competition on ecology and system integration of offshore wind. The companies participated in the competition searching for innovative solutions which could improve the ecological impact of […]

  • 2 June 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors, using the world’s largest crane vessel Sleipnir, has completed the installation of the three-legged offshore substation (OSS) jacket foundations and the South OSS topside on the 450 MW Neart an Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland. The commissioning of the substation is due to begin on 6 June and will continue throughout […]

  • 14 April 2022

    Heavy-lift vessel Saipem 7000, which was yesterday reported to have left the Seagreen offshore wind farm site with a return date later this month, tilted offshore Stavanger in Norway this morning (14 April) following what was described by the local authorities as a “lifting accident”. The South-West Police Department shared this morning via Twitter that […]

  • 27 June 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Wind farm developer OX2 has submitted a permit application under the act of Sweden’s Exclusive Economic Zone to construct an offshore wind farm in the Swedish Economic Zone between the islands of Gotland and Öland. The wind farm Aurora will be situated about 20 kilometres from the island of Gotland and 30 kilometres from the […]

  • 20 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    UK-based Briggs Marine has won a contract to deliver crew transfer vessel (CTV) services to the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland. Under the contract, the company will utilise its Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2610 vessel Forth Engineer to provide transfer of technicians to turbines, substations, and construction vessels as […]

  • 26 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables is about to kick off further geotechnical survey work at the Berwick Bank Wind Farm located off the east coast of Scotland. The first phase which will include a borehole survey is planned to mobilize between 29 January and 1 February, with the completion expected by 22 February. The second phase will begin […]

  • 2 March 2022

    Havfram intends to become one of the future leaders in the electrification market for oil and gas production assets through offshore wind developments, the company said on 2 March, a little over a year after changing its name to reflect its increased commitment to offshore wind. The company said it had identified oil and gas […]