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  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Mott MacDonald provided key technical, regulatory and environmental advisory services to Balfour Beatty Investments, facilitating their successful acquisition of the high voltage transmission link for the 504MW Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm located off the coast of Suffolk. Balfour Beatty Investments is a partner in the Green Energy Transmission Consortium, which is now the Offshore […]

  • 28 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Seacat Services, the class leading vessel transfer operator, has announced that Resolute, its latest 24-metre, class-certified workboat, has been contracted to Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Limited, to work at the Greater Gabbard and Galloper offshore wind farms. With growing pressure to deliver a series of fully operational offshore wind farms ahead of Round 3, there […]

  • 18 August 2013

    Siemens Signs Chartering Deal with Esvagt for Two Offshore Wind Service Vessels (Denmark)  Siemens Energy has signed a chartering agreement with ship owner Esvagt A/S for two new offshore wind service vessels that will incorporate significant advancements in logistics, efficiency and operational capabilities. UK: DONG Energy Gets GBP 1.1 Million for Offshore Wind O&M Bases  […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    Offshore wind turbines installed in the North Sea have been giving rise to sediment plumes, satellite images taken by NASA’s Operational Land Imager (OLI) show. For at least the past decade, satellites have spotted white dots cropping up in the North Sea. If viewed from Earth’s surface, you would see that these dots are actually wind […]

  • 10 February 2012

    A Norfolk-based company has secured a contract to transfer workers between Lowestoft and a proposed Greater Gabbard wind farm offshore Suffolk, reports EDP 24. The five-month contract worth GBP 300.000 will help Tidal Transit create three new jobs. The wind farm, which is located 25 kilometres off the coast of Suffolk, will comprise 140 wind […]

  • 10 November 2011

    SSE has downplayed concerns about the future of its flagship offshore wind farm, despite revealing that up to 52 foundations on the 500MW… (businessgreen) [mappress] Source: businessgreen, November 10, 2011;

  • 8 August 2013

    Seajacks yesterday hosted the Energy Minister, Rt. Hon. Michael Fallon, MP at its Great Yarmouth offices for an EEEGR roundtable event on the energy opportunity in East Anglia. The Minister was in the region to open the Greater Gabbard wind farm and tour other energy sites and kicked-off his visit by visiting the new Seajacks […]

  • 12 August 2013

    The recently inaugurated Greater Gabbard is the second largest offshore wind farm in the world. It was officially opened on August 7 by Energy Minister Michael Fallon MP.  Located 23 kilometres off the coast of Suffolk, the wind farm is a 50-50 joint venture between SSE and RWE Innogy. The project is worth £1.6bn and […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    On 4 February, Ofgem granted an electricity generation licence to Galloper Wind Farm Limited.  With the licence in place, the company developing the Galloper offshore wind farm is authorised to generate electricity in Great Britain, the territorial sea adjacent to Great Britain, or in a Renewable Energy Zone, “for the purpose of giving a supply to any premises or enabling a […]

  • 14 April 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    XOCEAN has completed a survey at the Hornsea One offshore wind farm in the UK, using its uncrewed surface vessel (USV). The USV conducted the offshore operation in three-and-a-half-days, mobilising from Bridlington Harbour in Yorkshire. The vessel was launched and recovered from shore, 120 kilometres from the offshore surveying location. The USV was slipway launched […]

  • 31 May 2011
    Grid Connection

      Reef Subsea AS announced today that one of its Norwegian operating companies has signed a significant integrated contract to provide engineering and installation services associated to inter array cable installation inside the Greater Gabbard wind farm. The principal contractor for the Project, Fluor, is providing EPC services to Greater Gabbard Offshore Winds Ltd. for […]

  • 3 May 2011
    Grid Connection

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has recently secured a contract with Fluor for the installation and subsequent trenching of 29 inter-array cables at the Greater Gabbard wind farm 14Nm from Felixstowe, East Anglia. OMM will start work immediately on the 500MW Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm project, which is the most prestigious cable installation project the […]

  • 27 April 2015

    Strainstall, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has completed the world’s first Intelligent Fender System (IFS) trial with energy companies SSE and RWE at their Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm. The Intelligent Fender System is an in-house developed technology which provides accurate and recordable data to improve safety and increase operational efficiency for vessels and offshore wind […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    North Falls Offshore Wind has hired Royal HaskoningDHV to provide the leading Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) services in support of the Development Consent Order application for the Greater Gabbard extension project. The up to 504 MW North Falls is one of the seven UK offshore wind farm extension projects that secured Agreements for Lease with […]

  • 1 April 2011

    Whilst offshore wind is booming in many countries, offshore wind farms require additional capital investment due to more expensive marine foundations, integration in to the electrical network, and installation procedures in addition to limited access for O&M during operation. The new Offshore Wind Installations and Constructions Report published by Wind Energy Update has found that […]

  • 18 May 2015

    Dalby Offshore’s latest addition to the fleet – a 23m jet vessel the Dalby Don – is on schedule for her launch in October 2015. The Don is the sister to the Dalby Swale delivered in June 2014 from Alicat Workboats. The Swale has worked on the Greater Gabbard and London Array offshore wind farms. Whit […]

  • 27 October 2010

    In the October edition strong focus on subsea cable installation and surveying while Wilfried Breuer of Siemens Energy Sector explains Siemens’ experience in grid connection so far. Join us also on board of the Jumbo Javelin on her last installation trip to the Greater Gabbard wind farm and read about the latest developments in China. […]

  • 17 June 2015

    Burgess Marine has completed a £3m contract for the first of a new generation of offshore support vessels. The company has built the craft for Mainprize Offshore at its shipyard at Trafalgar Wharf in Portchester, near Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK. The 25-metre boat, the MO2, was delivered at the Seawork 2015 commercial marine and workboat conference […]

  • 18 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      Reef Subsea AS announced that its new UK subsidiary, Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical Ltd. – based in North East England – is able to provide subsea installation and trenching services to its clients in both the Offshore Oil & Gas and Renewables markets. The company has just announced an order for a new […]

  • 19 January 2011

    Energy comparison customers might be interested to note that an energy firm has started generating wind power from two offshore farms.   (energyhelpline) [mappress] Source: energyhelpline, January 19, 2011

  • 14 February 2013

    Njord Avocet & Njord Kittiwake arrived in Lowestoft on 4th February. Their first trip from Rotterdam to Lowestoft offered up Force 7 winds and seas of up to 3.5m – a good opening test for the new vessels and one in which they performed excellently. Njord Kittiwake was selected for the first test on Greater […]

  • 10 April 2015

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Tidal Transit’s personnel transfer vessels (PTVs) Katie Louise, Eden Rose and Ginny Louise at the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm.  Ginny Louise and Eden Rose have been in permanent use on the Greater Gabbard and Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farms since their arrival in the UK. Katie Louise was hired last month […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Consultant engineers from WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff will provide quality inspection services on the 336MW Galloper Offshore Wind Farm. The company’s engineers will undertake inspection and surveillance planning services including assurance, quality, control and audit services on the sub-sea high voltage cable and the offshore platform that are currently under construction off the coast of Suffolk. Galloper Wind Farm Ltd […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance

    Dalby Swale has helft Alicat Workboats in Great Yarmouth and is now heading for Lowestoft, where she will begin her first job on the Greater Gabbard Wind Farm. Dalby Swale, the new 23m vessel built by Alicat, was delivered to Dalby Offshore at the Seawork Exhibition last month. The 500MW wind farm is located 23 kilometres […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fluor announced that the company received an adverse decision from an arbitration panel regarding its claims for additional compensation related to the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm Project. Through its claims, the company sought to recover compensation for schedule and cost impacts arising from delays, disruption and productivity issues which the company believes were attributable […]

  • 6 May 2010

    Grouting seals for wind turbines are notoriously difficult to produce, with many failing during installation. With a recent Government announcement that 6,000 new wind turbines will be built around the coast of the UK in the next few years, this is a problem that needs a solution. That solution comes in the form of the […]