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  • 19 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Geophysical site investigations over Ocean Winds’ proposed Caledonia offshore wind farm site are scheduled to begin next month. UK marine survey specialist Gardline Limited has been contracted to carry out the geophysical survey with its research vessel Ocean Endeavour, deploying fixed and towed sensors. The operations will be conducted on a 24-hour basis, beginning on […]

  • 5 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Over 50 jacket foundations have been installed at the 1,075 MW Seagreen wind farm offshore Scotland, according to the latest press release from SSE Renewables. The three-legged jacket foundations, each weighing around 2,000 tonnes, will play a critical role in safely supporting the wind turbines during Seagreen’s 25-year operational lifespan. Installation of the foundations is […]

  • 2 November 2022
    Business & Finance

    TEPCO Renewable Power, a subsidiary of Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO), has entered into an agreement with the shareholders of the Scottish offshore wind developer Flotation Energy to purchase 100 per cent of Flotation Energy’s issued shares. This represents TEPCO’s first major venture into offshore wind markets in the UK and overseas, according […]

  • 25 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian technology company Vissim AS has won a contract to provide a system designed to optimise marine operations on the Moray West wind farm offshore Scotland. Under the contract, Vissim will provide its marine optimisation and planning software for the offshore wind farms, including certification and induction management, permit to work, and vessel and personnel […]

  • 25 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Moray Offshore Windfarm West has selected the Port of Cromarty Firth (POCF) as the location for marshalling all 62 monopiles for the 882 MW wind project offshore Scotland. Moray West signed a multi-million-pound contract with POCF to use the recently expanded facilities at Invergordon for this scope. The monopiles will start to arrive in Invergordon […]

  • 29 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Heerema Marine Contractors has awarded Huisman a contract to deliver a Motion Compensated Pile Gripper (MCPG) for use in offshore wind farm construction. Designed specifically for Heerema’s semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) Thialf, the MCPG will enable Heerema to install monopiles up to 12.5 metres in diameter, with a length of up to 115 metres, and […]

  • 11 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall’s offshore wind-to-hydrogen pilot project in Scotland is moving towards filing consent applications, with a public consultation event set to be held next month and the developer appointing a UK-based consultancy for the metocean design criteria for the project. The Hydrogen Turbine 1 (HT1) project is said to bring the world its first hydrogen-producing offshore wind […]

  • 7 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Contribution

    BP, Equinor, and Ithaca Energy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore electrification options for their offshore production facilities in the West of Shetland area. The agreement includes three oil & gas fields off the UK, namely the BP-operated Clair, the Equinor-operated Rosebank, and the Ithaca-operated Cambo. Electrification solutions could include power from […]

  • 18 November 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ semisubmersible crane vessel Balder has replaced Saipem 3000 at the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland, taking over the installation of piles for the project’s jacket foundations. Balder arrived at the project site in October to install the first ten jacket foundations and completed the work on 7 November, and moved on […]

  • 29 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables is set to soon return to the 4.1 GW Berwick Bank Wind Farm located off the east coast of Scotland to commence further geotechnical survey work. Fugro is in charge of carrying out the work and will use the 83-metre long Fugro Scout. The survey is planned to mobilize between 7 and 10 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 August 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Briggs Marine has been appointed to provide walk-to-work and crew transfer vessel coordination services during the construction and commissioning of the two Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore substations. The contract for walk-to-work support comes a few months after the Fife-based company secured work on crew transfer vessel (CTV) services on the same project. Briggs Marine […]

  • 23 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Denmark-headquartered Cadeler has awarded its compatriot Semco Maritime a contract for vessel modifications to upgrade the main crane capacity on Cadeler’s two O-class wind farm installation vessels (WFIV). Semco Maritime has previously fitted new and extended crane booms on the two WFIVs, Wind Orca and Wind Osprey. The scope of work comprises planning and supplier […]

  • 30 December 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    A dive vessel, DSV Curtis Marshall, is scheduled to soon begin investigations and disposal of potential unexploded ordnance (pUXO) at the nearshore part of the export cable corridor of the Moray West offshore wind farm, close to the town of Portsoy. This work will be followed by the commencement of the first construction activities on […]

  • 26 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Edda Wind has taken delivery of its service operation vessel (SOV), Edda Brint, from Spain’s Astilleros Balenciaga . Edda Brint is the second vessel delivered as part of a seven-vessel newbuilding programme. This is the first of two SOVs Astilleros Balenciaga is building for Edda Wind. The second SOV, Edda Goelo, will be delivered to […]

  • 31 August 2022
    Authorities, Industry

    American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Poland has signed the Polish Offshore Wind Sector Deal, an agreement between the Polish Government and key representatives from the offshore wind energy sector that aims to support the development of the country’s offshore wind sector and to maximise the share of local content in Polish projects. “ABS has served […]

  • 26 October 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbine jacket foundation has been installed at the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm located some 15.5 kilometres off the East coast of Scotland. Following the arrival of the first 10 steel jackets on site, Saipem, through its subcontractor Heerema, lifted the first steel wind turbine jacket into place, lowering it […]

  • 26 January 2023
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Highland Council has granted Planning Permission in Principle for the onshore infrastructure of the 100 MW Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm (PFOWF) in Scotland. The developer, Highland Wind Limited, majority owned by a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) with Hexicon AB as a minority shareholder, submitted the onshore planning application to the […]

  • 15 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore export cables for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm have been hooked up onto the project’s two offshore substation (OSS) jacket foundations. The export cable hook up and burial campaign was completed on 2 September with the cables laid by the cable laying vessel Cable Enterprise and buried into the seabed by Normand […]

  • 16 January 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has applied for permits to build four more large-scale offshore wind farms in Sweden, in addition to the two projects the developer announced earlier. With the new applications, Ørsted’s Swedish portfolio of potential projects has grown to a combined capacity of 18 GW. In Sweden, Ørsted is already developing the 1.5 GW Skåne Havsvindpark […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The UAE-based offshore construction and fabrication specialist Lamprell has signed a contract worth over USD 200 million for the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. The deal, first agreed upon in March, has now been officially signed with the wind farm’s developers Ocean Winds, a 50-50 joint venture between Spain-headquartered EDP Renewables and France-headquartered ENGIE. […]

  • 14 October 2022
    Business & Finance

    The original article published on 14 October has been updated following the news that BP has qualified as an eligible bidder for the first offshore wind lease sale in California. BP is advertising a new opening in its offshore wind business, this time looking for the Head of Floating Offshore Wind, who will develop and lead […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Shell has decided to withdraw from the Western Star and Emerald offshore wind projects in Ireland that the company was developing with Simply Blue Group. Last year, Shell entered an agreement with Simply Blue Group for a 51 per cent share in its Emerald and Wester Star offshore wind projects, which will deliver a combined […]

  • 2 January 2023

    Edda Wind has revealed that it expects delays for its newbuild Commissioning Service Vessel (CSOV) Edda Breeze and Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) Edda Brint and Edda Goelo (C416). Edda Breeze and Edda Brint have both been delivered from the respective yards and are currently in the process of installing the gangway systems in Denmark. Based […]

  • 22 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of the wind turbine jacket foundations is soon to commence at the 450 MW Neart an Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland. Ten three-legged jacket substructures will be installed onto pre-installed piles at the NnG construction site, located some 15 kilometres off the Fife coast. The jacket foundations will be brought directly to […]

  • 29 September 2022
    Business & Finance

    Bourbon has set up a new division dedicated solely to offshore wind, Bourbon Wind, following the Bourbon Group’s increasing involvement in the sector. The company says the new division will support the group’s ambition to become a major player in the entire value chain: pre-studies, transport and installation services, field maintenance, floaters repair, and personnel […]