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  • 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 […]

  • 29 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall, the joint venture partners behind the Mara Mhòr floating offshore wind project, have awarded over GBP 3 million (approximately EUR 3.6 million) in development contracts with Scottish-based suppliers, the companies announced as they hit the milestone with the latest contract being awarded to Glasgow-based GoBe Consultants. GoBe Consultants, part of […]

  • 19 May 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has been awarded GBP 9.3 million in innovation funding from the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 fund by the UK government for the Hydrogen Turbine 1 (HT1) project offshore Aberdeen, Scotland. The funding will be used to develop the world’s first hydrogen-producing offshore wind turbine, with the electrolyzer sited directly […]

  • 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 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Contribution

    ARC Marine, Verlume, and ForWind, the Center for Wind Energy Research at the University of Oldenburg in Germany, have been selected as the winners of RWE’s first international innovation competition on ecology and system integration of offshore wind. The companies participated in the competition searching for innovative solutions which could improve the ecological impact of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    UK-based Briggs Marine has won a contract to deliver crew transfer vessel (CTV) services to the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland. Under the contract, the company will utilise its Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2610 vessel Forth Engineer to provide transfer of technicians to turbines, substations, and construction vessels as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Moray West Offshore Wind Farm has signed contracts with Seaway 7 and JDR for the supply and installation of the inter-array cables (IACs) for the 882 MW offshore wind project in Scotland. The IACs will connect 60 Siemens Gamesa SG 14-222 DD wind turbines back to the offshore substation before exporting the power back to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 October 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOW CoE), part of the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, has launched two new strategic programmes with the aim to accelerate the development and qualification of critical floating wind technologies. One programme will focus on dynamic inter-array cable systems and the other on mooring and anchoring systems. The programmes, […]

  • 10 October 2022

    Siemens Gamesa’s SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine prototype has produced 359 megawatt-hours (MWh) within a 24-hour time period which the turbine maker said was the most power one turbine has ever produced over this duration. According to Siemens Gamesa, this is enough energy to drive 1.8 million kilometres in a mid-sized electric car. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 June 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors, using the world’s largest crane vessel Sleipnir, has completed the installation of the three-legged offshore substation (OSS) jacket foundations and the South OSS topside on the 450 MW Neart an Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland. The commissioning of the substation is due to begin on 6 June and will continue throughout […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Spain-headquartered BlueFloat Energy has entered the Taiwanese offshore wind market, unveiling a 1 GW floating wind project off the coast of Hsinchu County and Hsinchu City. Named after the strong winds blowing in the Hsinchu region every September, the Winds of September project is located 25 kilometres offshore in an area of around 125 square […]

  • 12 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    ScottishPower and Shell have announced that they are exploring a new collaboration with the National Energy Skills Accelerator (NESA) to maximise economic and employment opportunities related to the development of floating offshore wind farms in Scottish waters. According to the companies, they will use their ScotWind projects, MarramWind and CampionWind, to focus on the benefits […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    BP has qualified as an eligible bidder for the upcoming (floating) offshore wind lease sale in California, for which the US Government just announced would be held on 6 December by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Since the issuance of the Proposed Sale Notice (PSN) for the five lease sites offshore California in […]

  • 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 […]