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  • 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 […]

  • 16 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway 7 ASA, part of the Subsea 7 Group, has signed a letter of exclusivity, and is finalising a preferred bidder supply chain agreement with ScottishPower Renewables for the East Anglia THREE offshore wind project in the UK. East Anglia THREE is located approximately 70 kilometres from shore in the Southern North Sea and is […]

  • 11 July 2022
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore geophysical and geotechnical site investigations will soon begin at the Moray West offshore wind project in Scotland. The investigation will be carried out on the site located on the Smith Bank in the Outer Moray Firth, approximately 22.5 kilometres from the Caithness coastline, covering an area of approximately 225 square kilometres. The works are […]

  • 2 August 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    This article was updated at 11:19 CET on 2 August. Heerema Marine Contractors’ vessel Sleipnir has started installing the gravity-based foundations at the site of the 500 MW Fécamp offshore wind farm in France, according to an update Heerema posted via social media. Yesterday morning (1 August) HAROPA – Port of Le Havre announced the first three gravity-based […]

  • 4 April 2022
    R&D

    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 […]

  • 16 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Rovco has commenced year three of its survey campaign on the operational Beatrice offshore wind farm located in the Outer Moray Firth in Scotland. Rovco’s UK-based team will deliver survey work on all inter-array cable and subsea jacket locations across the 588 MW wind farm, with activities commencing this month. The project will use the […]

  • 16 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bourbon has entered into a strategic partnership with IWS Fleet, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Integrated Wind Solutions AS (IWS), that will allow the company to offer commissioning and maintenance services to the French offshore wind market by using IWS’s Skywalker class vessels. This agreement will allow Bourbon to market and operate the IWS’s Skywalker class […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and Agder Energi, a Norwegian power utility, have formed a partnership to bid for a floating offshore wind project at Utsira Nord, in the Norwegian North Sea. The 1.5 GW Utsira Nord is one of two areas the Norwegian Government opened to licensing applications for offshore wind development. With deep […]

  • 1 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Engineering and design service provider Kent has been awarded a contract for the design of offshore substations and foundations for both wind turbines and the substations at SSE Renewables’ 4.1 GW Berwick Bank offshore wind farm. Under the contract, Kent will complete two multidiscipline concept designs for the offshore substation platforms, delivering designs for options of […]

  • 7 July 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Government has awarded Contracts for Difference (CfDs) to five offshore wind projects at a strike price of GBP 37.35/MWh each. One of the five offshore projects, which have a total generation capacity of 7 GW, is Ørsted’s Hornsea Three, for which the developer says is the world’s single biggest offshore wind farm. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 June 2022
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    UK-based Oasis Marine Power and its compatriot Velrume have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop intelligent in-field energy storage and charging infrastructure for crew transfer vessels (CTVs) to facilitate the electrification of offshore wind farm operations. The non-exclusive MoU will evaluate the viability of using an intelligent power conditioning and management system […]

  • 6 April 2022
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Wind farm developer SSE Renewables has teamed up with Microsoft and Avanade on a project which the company says could change the way offshore wind farms are developed in the Netherlands. SSE Renewables is participating in the Hollandse Kust (west) tenders which include a focus on how innovation can assist the rollout of offshore wind […]

  • 25 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind developer Ocean Winds has awarded the partnership between Navantia Seanergies and Windar Renovables with a contract to manufacture and deliver 14 monopiles for the Moray West wind farm in Scotland. This contract will be the first order executed in the new XXL monopile factory that Navantia and Windar are building in the Fene […]

  • 14 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Subsea 7 has updated its Adjusted EBITDA guidance for the full year 2022 following reduced progress on two offshore wind projects and vessel reshuffle at its subsidiary Seaway 7. Seaway 7 announced provisions against the results of project execution of offshore windfarm installations due to increased costs relating to weather delays and mechanical breakdowns. This, […]

  • 25 January 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Demonstrator has been awarded GBP 9.6 million of UK government funding to develop and demonstrate a suite of UK-manufactured innovative floating wind technologies for the first time. The Floating Offshore Wind (FOW) Demonstrator Programme funding provided through the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio will help accelerate technologies to support the roll-out […]

  • 22 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The UK’s total pipeline of offshore wind projects now stands at 86 GW, more than eight times the UK’s current operational capacity, according to statistics published by RenewableUK on 22 March. This represents a 60 per cent increase over the past 12 months, driven mainly by massive leasing round announcements by The Crown Estate (8 […]

  • 4 August 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ping Petroleum UK has brought some of the Arthurian legend into the offshore energy sector after renaming its floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel Sevan Hummingbird to Excalibur. The FPSO will be deployed at the company’s oil field in the UK Central North Sea which carries the same name as the island from the […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Irish floating wind developer Simply Blue Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Spanish companies Proes Consultores and FF New Energy Venture to explore the floating offshore wind opportunities in Spain and Portugal. The floating wind market in Spain got a kick start recently with the publication of the draft Marine Spatial Plan and […]

  • 3 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has announced plans to launch a new specialist offshore wind business named Corio Generation (Corio). The new company, to be headquartered in London and led by ex-Iberdrola offshore CEO Jonathan Cole, will operate on a standalone basis and take projects from origination, through development and construction, and into operations. Corio […]

  • 30 May 2022
    Business & Finance

    Italy-headquartered offshore engineering and construction services provider, Saipem, and Norwegian offshore wind contractor Havfram will evaluate a potential collaboration in the offshore wind sector. The companies will assess the potential collaboration under a non-binding agreement signed between Saipem, Havfram Holding, and HVAS Invest Kappa, a holding company controlled by Havfram’s majority owner HitecVision. A final […]

  • 18 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland (CES) has selected the Ørsted, Falck Renewables, and BlueFloat Energy consortium to enter into an Option Agreement for a new floating offshore wind site off the north-east coast of Scotland. The award for this floating wind site of up to 1 GW in scale has been made through CES’s ScotWind offshore wind […]

  • 18 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    UK energy market regulator Ofgem is inviting tenders to own and operate prebuilt electricity links including cables and substations which connect Seagreen 1, Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm, to Great Britain’s mainland energy network. This will be the ninth tender round Ofgem has conducted under its offshore transmission owner (OFTO) regime, which has so far […]

  • 4 July 2022
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Nigg in Scotland, owned and operated by Global Energy Group (GEG), has unveiled its new East Quay, which increases the port facility’s deep water quayside to over 1,200 metres. The new quay will enable the port to service multiple large-scale energy sector projects simultaneously and ensure the port facility has the required infrastructure […]