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  • 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 January 2022
    Business & Finance

    The following is a guest post by Westwood Global Energy Group’s Senior Analysts Michelle Gomez, Bahzad Ayoub and Ruth Chen. The offshore wind sector had another record-breaking year in 2021. Some 18.6 GW of capacity was put into operation – the industry’s highest level of annual capacity additions.   Mainland China’s push to bring capacity […]

  • 7 February 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Lamprell is set to deliver the final ten jacket foundations for the Seagreen 1 offshore wind farm in the first quarter of this year, the Dubai-based company said on 7 February. Under a contract signed in 2020 with Subsea 7’s renewables business unit Seaway 7, Lamprell will deliver a total of 30 jackets for the […]

  • 25 January 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The UK’s Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has granted GBP 10 million to technology partners – SENSEWind, Glosten, and Subsea Micropiles, and six delivery partners to design and construct a SENSE PelaStar floating wind turbine demonstrator off the coast of Scotland. The SENSE concept (stands for Self-Erecting Nacelle and Service) looks to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 3 November 2021

    Marshalling operations for wind turbine parts are underway at Able Seaton Port in Hartlepool for what will be Scotland’s biggest, and the world’s deepest fixed bottom offshore wind farm – the 1.1 GW Seagreen. In the last few weeks, SSE Renewables and joint-venture partner TotalEnergies announced that the installation of turbine foundations has commenced at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator Cadeler A/S has secured a contract with Vestas, and a reservation agreement with an undisclosed client. The contract with Vestas is said to have strengthened Cadeler’s order backlog and ensured optimal utilization of the company’s O-class vessels, Wind Osprey and Wind Orca, up until the planned vessel […]

  • 4 April 2022

    Innosea has announced that its engineering and consulting scope of work on the FLOTANT project has been completed. The project, funded by the European Horizon 2020 Research programme, aims to develop optimised mooring, anchoring, and subsea interconnection arrangement for floating offshore wind turbines. Innosea has completed engineering deliveries within three areas including hydrodynamic assessment and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 April 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Sea Installer has installed the four piles for the jacket foundation that will support the offshore substation (OSS) of the Fécamp wind farm in French waters. The jacket is scheduled to be installed this Summer. For the piling work, some five vessels were mobilised, according to Eolien Maritime France (EMF), including […]

  • 28 October 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Fred. Olsen Renewables and Vattenfall, who have placed a joint bid in the ScotWind offshore wind leasing round, have signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with two Orkney offshore service providers, Green Marine and Leask Marine, and Orkney Harbour Authority. According to the developers, the agreements will facilitate the development of local suppliers, enable the creation […]

  • 10 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Vestas has selected Global Wind Service (GWS) to provide wind turbine pre-assembly services for the 114-turbine Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland. Technicians will be based at the Able Seaton Port in the UK and GWS will provide support across all key pre-assembly activities which include tower & nacelle works, rope access painting, warehouse operation, […]

  • 21 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Metec Group (Metec), a South Tyneside manufacturing company, has been awarded a six-figure offshore contract to supply and install a 30-year cathodic protection system for what’s set to be “the largest offshore wind tower factory in the UK”. The company will produce around 400 sacrificial anodes for the development of the new quay in Cromarty […]

  • 9 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    French cable specialist Nexans has won a contract to supply the onshore and offshore export cables for the 860 MW Moray West wind farm project off Scotland. Subject to the award of a Contract for Difference in 2022 and Financial Close, the wind farm will feature Nexans High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) cabling. Project execution […]

  • 18 November 2021
    Environment, R&D

    A consortium led by Aker Offshore Wind and Scottish researchers is set to launch a pilot project to develop the UK’s first wind turbine blade recycling plant, after securing a GBP 1.3 million grant from Innovate UK, the UK Government’s innovation agency. The GBP 2 million, three-year project, which will see Aker Offshore Wind also […]

  • 2 February 2022

    Offshore wind turbines are growing in size as technology advances and demand for renewable energy soars but installing them could be a headache for operators as demand will outpace the supply of capable vessels by 2024, Rystad Energy research shows. Operators will have to invest in new vessels or upgrade existing ones to install the […]

  • 18 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    EDF Renewables has selected UK technology company Sennen to deliver a software system that will improve the operational efficiency and safety of its global offshore wind projects. Under a five-year contract, Sennen will deliver new technology which will enable EDF Renewables to manage operations across its offshore wind project portfolio in France and United Kingdom […]

  • 16 December 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Preparations for the installation of inter-array cables at the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site, located some 15 kilometers off the Fife coast in Scotland, have been completed while several other offshore activities are ongoing, including the pile installation for the jacket foundations being performed by the Saipem 3000 crane vessel. Helix Robotics Solutions, […]

  • 7 April 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland has, following completion of works, achieved its full contracted output of 900 MW to the UK National Transmission Grid, Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited said. The wind farm has been able to produce electricity while construction was underway. 1,415,000 MWhrs was supplied from June 2021 to March 2022 […]