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  • 2 November 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm (PFOWF) has submitted the onshore planning application to the Highland Council for its 100 MW floating offshore wind project located off the north coast of Scotland. Following public consultation, very few changes were made to the application for Planning Permission in Principle. This application covers the onshore infrastructure elements of […]

  • 26 January 2023
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland has officially been opened. The NnG O&M base, located in Eyemouth, Berwickshire, includes a 1,040 square metre, three-storey operations and maintenance building, alongside a 538 square metre storage warehouse. The base houses a high-tech control room with […]

  • 28 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has secured a multidisciplinary role in the development of the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. On behalf of its client, Boskalis will carry out a large number of activities contributing to the development of this renewable energy project in the coming twelve months, the Dutch company said. The contract, valued between EUR […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds has signed a multi-million-pound contract with the Scottish fabricator Global Energy Group (GEG) to supply secondary foundation elements for the Moray West wind farm offshore Scotland. Under the contract, GEG will manufacture and transport two J-tube frames that will be attached to the two foundations holding the offshore substation platforms. The frames will […]

  • 22 February 2023
    Business & Finance

    Nervion Naval Offshore, a subsidiary of the Spanish Amper Group, has bought the factory that Siemens Gamesa had built in As Somozas, A Coruña, for wind turbine blade production. The Bilbao-based company plans to open a fabrication facility for jacket and floating offshore wind foundations there as soon as in the second half of this […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 February 2023
    Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Research & Development, Technology, Transition, Vessels, Vessels

    EnBW, bp, and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult will jointly investigate the use of zero- or low-emission support vessels at offshore wind farms. EnBW and bp are jointly developing three offshore wind projects in two UK locations – Morven, a potential 2.9 GW lease area off the east coast of Scotland, and Morgan and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 February 2023
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has started the production of the first 108-metre wind turbine blade at its factory in Hull, the UK. The B108 IntegralBlades are one of the key components of Siemens Gamesa’s flagship offshore wind turbine – the SG 14-222 DD. ”Over the past year, we’ve doubled output at the Hull facility, allowing our team […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Seaway 7, the Renewables & Heavy Lifting business unit of Subsea 7, has been awarded a contract worth between USD 300 million and USD 500 million for an undisclosed offshore wind farm project. Under the contract, Seaway 7 will be responsible for the transportation and installation of inner-array and export power cables, and respective cable […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Dutch heavy lift and transportation specialist Mammoet has secured contracts for two large offshore wind projects in the United States, both of which begin in 2023. The two contracts cover a range of port scopes, including the load-in, handling, and temporary storage of XXL monopiles, plus the pre-assembly of turbines in a US marshalling port. The company […]

  • 8 March 2023
    Operations & Maintenance

    World’s leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has signed a collaborative agreement with UK-based Renewable Parts for parts refurbishment services for its offshore wind turbine operations. Initially focused on Ørsted’s UK operations, Renewable Parts will work with Ørsted to increase the volume of parts reused within offshore operations, developing technology that could increase sustainability and reduce the […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]