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  • 24 August 2015

    Windcat Workboats MD, Neil Clarkson, has formally handed over Windcat 38 to its new client – SSE’s Head of Offshore Wind Generation, Steve Rose. SSE chartered the vessel to work on Great Gabbard OWF. The presentation of the newly built 19m vessel took place at Windcat’s new marine engineering facility in Lowestoft, UK. Steve Rose […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The RWE-led Awel y Môr offshore wind farm has completed its first offshore geophysical exploratory works with Fugro GB Marine Ltd taking the helm. As part of the development of the Awel y Môr wind farm offshore Wales, studies of the seafloor have to be carried out. These in turn will help inform the final […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    SSE informed that it expects its 2017/2018 capital and investment expenditure to be around GBP 1.6 billion, instead of previously anticipated GBP 1.7 billion. From 1 April to 31 December 2017, SSE’s capital spend totalled GBP 1.1 billion and has included, among other things, around GBP 355 million investment in on- and offshore wind. 

  • 21 January 2013

    Japan is planning to begin the construction of the world’s largest wind farm in July, placing it 16 kilometers off the coast of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, reports RT news portal. After the Fukushima nuclear disaster in March 2011, Japan turned off all of their 54 nuclear reactors and turned to renewable resources, […]

  • 23 February 2016

    Tidal Transit Limited has shared a photo of two of its crew transfer vessels (CTVs), Ginny Louise and her sister Eden Rose, looking ‘‘clean and ready for a busy spring” the company said in an Instagram post. The sisters have been employed on the 317MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm on and off for the past four years, […]

  • 19 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) today announced that its third quarter results will include a charge of approximately $163 million, or $0.90 per share, for estimated cost increases on the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Project. During the third quarter, the project experienced a variety of execution challenges, including material and equipment delivery issues, primarily relating to […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Dalby Offshore’s wind farm support vessel ‘Dalby Esk’ has started work on RWE’s Gwynt y Mor Offshore Wind Farm, and will soon be joined by the ‘Dalby Tees’. Following a strategic move into the Renewables sector in 2010, Dalby Offshore now owns 7 wind farm support vessels, which have worked on the following wind farms Greater Gabbard UK, […]

  • 27 July 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    DP2 Heavy Lift Vessel Jumbo Javelin has installed its 100th TP for the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm (GGOWF), off the UK’s south-east coast. For this project, Jumbo’s scope includes transport, installation, leveling and grouting of the TP’s. The close cooperation between all parties (client Fluor, Jumbo’s crew, the project team and subcontractors) has resulted […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    Dalby Offshore’s Workboat Apprentices are enjoying their first week at sea. After two weeks studying at Whitby Fishing school and gaining their ENG1 Medical Certificate, STCW and Banksman, Slinger & Crane courses so they can now work alongside the company’s experienced team on the Dalby Fleet. Josh Goodwill 20 from Scarborough and Lewis Wright 18 from […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has installed 28 out of 56 turbines at the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm, innogy reported via social media.

  • 20 May 2015

    CWind has won a contract to supply rigging and cable pull-in services to CT Offshore to support their cable laying project at DONG Energy’s Gode Wind 1 & 2 offshore wind farms. Under the contract, CWind will support the pull-in of the cables at all 97 turbines as well as those connecting the array to […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    This morning, RWE informed that the first steel for the topside of Galloper’s offshore substation is being cut in Hartlepool, marking the official kick-off of the construction phase.  RWE announced the construction start when the final investment decision was made at the end of the last month. The 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm, which will […]

  • 17 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Tidal Transit has secured two contracts for offshore wind crew transfer for the Greater Gabbard and the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farms, which helped the company on its way to reach GBP 1 million turnover in 2012. An additional GBP 275,000 came from the contracts´ extension signed just a few days ago. As the EDP24 […]

  • 15 November 2013

    Chevalier floatels, the owner of the first two SOV vessels will exhibit at EWEA offshore to showcase it’s products. The two service support vessels DP Gezina and DP Galyna will be the main focus of the exhibition. DP Gezina was commissioned in May 2013 and has worked for the last 6 months in the Dan […]

  • 30 September 2011

    Offshore wind developer Scottish and Southern Energy is still facing up a £300 million claim from major contractor Fluor Limited related… By John Bradbury (offshore) [mappress] Source: offshore, September 30, 2011

  • 20 April 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

    Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm is under construction on sandbanks approximately 25 km off the coast of Suffolk in the UK and is due for completion in 2012. It has a capacity of 500 megawatts (MW) making it the world’s largest offshore wind farm once it becomes operational and Siemens Energy is supplying the 140 […]

  • 7 December 2012

    Scottish Southern Energy (SSE), the U.K.’s second largest energy company are very stringent in ensuring all potential risks are identified and conduct detailed HAZOP studies ahead of making Health and Safety decisions. One such study in this application identified a potential risk of catastrophic transformer failure. The transformer room is located at the base of […]

  • 23 February 2012

    Fluor Corporation today announced financial results for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2011. Net earnings attributable to Fluor for 2011 were $594 million, or $3.40 per diluted share, compared with $357 million, or $1.98 per diluted share in 2010. Consolidated segment profit for the year was $1.0 billion, compared with $621 million in 2010 […]

  • 30 October 2013

    Dalby Offshore will be exhibiting at the Renewables UK event at Birmingham on Stand 138 5th – 7th November in partnership with Team Humber Marine Alliance. The event is attended by over 500 delegates, 300 exhibitors and 190 speakers. Dalby Offshore was founded in 2007 and initially focused on the management of anchor handling tug/supply […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Grid Connection

      The onshore substation and the export cable are now energised and connected to the national grid. The Stanah 132kV onshore substation near Blackpool was energised on 22 August, and the export cable and the offshore transformer were energised on 29 August.  Upon completion, Walney 1 + 2 will be the world’s largest offshore wind […]

  • 10 September 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    DP2-vessel Jumbo Javelin completes installation project one month ahead of schedule transporting & installing 9 TP’s per trip. Jumbo Offshore has successfully completed its TP-installation project for the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm (GGOWF), off the UK’s south-east coast. For client Fluor, Jumbo’s DP2 Heavy Lift Vessel Jumbo Javelin installed 131 TP’s (out of 140 […]

  • 26 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables and RWE Renewables have commenced consultation on early proposals for the North Falls offshore wind farm, an extension to the existing Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm that is being developed in the southern North Sea, more than 20 kilometres off the UK coast. The developers opened online consultation on 25 October and invited […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    VBMS has installed the final inter-array cable and the second and final export cable on the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm off Suffolk, UK.

  • 27 September 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has installed the twenty-fourth out of fifty-six turbines at the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm off the coast of Suffolk.

  • 20 December 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Suffolk could see thousands of jobs created by Galloper offshore wind farm. Yesterday, Independent Planning Commission (IPC) accepted the application from Galloper Wind Farm Ltd for the wind farm development off Surffolk coast. GWF submittedthe Development Consent Order (DCO) to the IPC in November 2011. The Offshore wind farm consists of up to 140 turbines […]

  • 6 February 2012

    On 19 December, the Infrastructure Planning Commission (IPC) confirmed acceptance for examination of a Development Consent Order application for Galloper Wind Farm – an up to 504 megawatt (MW) extension to the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm that is currently under construction – with much of the environmental assessment work completed by Royal Haskoning on […]