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  • 4 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium behind the West of Orkney Windfarm, comprising Corio Generation, TotalEnergies and Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG), has submitted offshore consent applications to Scottish Ministers for the 2 GW offshore wind farm, making this the first ScotWind project to apply for consent. The documentation includes applications under the Electricity Act 1989 and marine licence […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Business development, Equipment, Floating Wind, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Storage, Transition

    Floating assets have long been installed, operated and maintained to support oil and gas (O&G) production. The emerging floating wind sector has specific challenges to overcome, but also opportunities to build strategies informed by O&G experience. Opportunities and challengesThe global offshore floating wind market is expected to soar from 60 MW to more than 25 […]

  • 11 October 2023
    Business development, Ports & Logistics, Research & Development

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has signed an agreement to investigate an area for the development of infrastructure to support offshore wind manufacturing, assembly, and marshalling and green energy on the Cromarty Firth in Scotland, within the Inverness Cromarty Firth Green Freeport. The area, located within the proposed Nigg and Pitcalzean area of the Green Freeport, […]

  • 12 October 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Japan’s Marubeni has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Department for Business and Trade of the UK Government on comprehensive cooperation in clean energy projects, including offshore wind and green hydrogen businesses in the UK. According to Marubeni, the MoU affirms the partnership between the UK Government and the company, indicating the UK […]

  • 31 October 2023
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates

    Freja Offshore, a joint venture between Mainstream Renewable Power and Hexicon, has submitted a planning application for the Dyning floating offshore wind project in Sweden. The floating wind farm, planned to have an installed capacity of up to 2.5 GW, is proposed to be built in the Baltic Sea, some 45 kilometres southeast of Oxelösund. […]

  • 29 September 2023
    Collaboration, Contribution, Environment, Outlook & Strategy

    Crown Estate Scotland and the Crown Estate have forged a partnership to collect and share data that will provide a more comprehensive and integrated understanding of the UK’s seabed. The new arrangement is said to benefit its many users, the natural environment, and expedite the sustainable deployment of offshore technologies critical to the UK’s transition […]

  • 2 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds, a 50-50 joint venture by EDP Renewables and ENGIE, has sold 16.6 per cent of its majority stake in the Moray East offshore wind farm to Equitix. According to Ocean Winds, the sale will support the company’s investments in its additional 5 GW of offshore wind projects in Scotland. Following the transaction, Ocean […]

  • 18 October 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Jersey’s Council of Ministers has proposed to build a 1 GW offshore wind farm in the southwest of the island’s territorial waters that would produce enough electricity to meet its needs, with the remainder to be exported. It is proposed that the offshore wind farm should be privately funded and designed, and delivered by a […]

  • 21 September 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy, Ports & Logistics, Supply Chain

    Scotland’s Lerwick Port Authority has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ESB to provide support for the development and operation of a major floating offshore wind farm. The agreement, the first of this kind for Lerwick Port Authority, commits both organisations to work together to develop port solutions for delivering the offshore development and […]

  • 18 October 2023
    Business development, Floating Wind, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    All offshore survey campaigns have been completed across the Pentland floating offshore wind farm’s site area and cable corridor in Scotland. “This is a significant milestone for any offshore wind development, and we are pleased to have safely and successfully completed a number of survey and monitoring campaigns over the past three years that gives […]

  • 28 September 2023
    Business development, Floating Wind, Foundations, Innovation, Project Updates, Research & Development, Supply Chain, Technology

    The joint venture behind the Salamander floating wind project and the UK developer of marine buoyancy technology, Tugdock, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on research and innovation related to the development of technologies and supply chain for floating wind energy in Scotland. The 100 MW floating wind farm, developed jointly by […]

  • 5 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis’ heavy lift crane vessel, Bokalift 2, has installed the first monopile at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. The Scottish offshore wind farm will feature 60 Siemens Gamesa 14.7 MW wind turbines and two offshore substations, all installed on monopile foundations. Dajin Heavy Industry will supply 48 monopiles while Navantia Seanergies and […]

  • 12 October 2023
    Floating Wind, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The third and final wind turbine of the Provence Grand Large floating offshore wind project was installed 17 kilometres off the coast of Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône, France. Less than a month after the first departure from the Port of Marseille Fos, the other two wind turbines were in turn towed offshore and anchored at a depth of […]

  • 3 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis’ heavy lift installation vessel, Bokalift 2, arrived at Invergordon Port on 1 October to commence loading of the first batch of three monopiles for installation at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland. The monopile installation work will be carried out by the vessel Bokalift 2, under a contract Boskalis signed with […]

  • 12 October 2023
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting

    The developer of the Pentland floating offshore wind farm, located in Scotland, has submitted an application to vary its Section 36 consent and associated marine licences. The 100 MW project is being developed by Highland Wind Limited, which is majority-owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) through one of its CI Funds, with Hexicon as a […]

  • 28 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has loaded out the first of the two Offshore Transformer Modules (OTMs) for the Moray West offshore wind farm at its yard in Newcastle, UK, readying the OTM for sail-out at the end of the next month. The company will load the second OTM onto a barge in the second half of October and […]

  • 5 October 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Supply Chain

    Moray West, an offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland, has selected Global Energy Group (GEG) to provide pre-assembly support services for the marshalling of all 62 transition pieces (TPs) at the Port of Nigg. The transition pieces, supplied by Lamprell, will start to arrive at the Port of Nigg later this year […]

  • 5 September 2023
    Green Hydrogen, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Power-to-X

    New and existing offshore wind farms could help generate large amounts of green hydrogen and support the UK and EU meet their net zero targets, if the necessary infrastructure can be put in place, according to a new report commissioned by Crown Estate Scotland. The “Commercial Models for Future Hydrogen Production” report, written by Xodus […]

  • 27 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of monopile foundations at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland is expected to start on 1 October. The work will be carried out by the vessel Bokalift 2, under a contract Boskalis signed with the developer Ocean Winds at the beginning of this year. Monopile installation is part of […]

  • 3 October 2023

    UK-based Chartwell Marine has partnered with Vard to introduce the Midi Service Operations Vessel (Midi SOV), a 55-metre offshore wind craft that is coming to both the US and European markets in 2024, according to the companies. The vessel is said to be designed Jones Act-compliant, Americanized, and ready for production in the US shipyards. […]

  • 2 October 2023
    Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Buchan Offshore Wind, a consortium comprising BayWa r.e., Elicio, and BW Ideol, has submitted the Offshore Scoping Report for the 1 GW Buchan floating offshore wind farm to the Scottish Government’s Marine Directorate. This represents the project’s first major step within the consenting process, the consortium says. The report contains project details and the approach […]

  • 20 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Project Updates, Supply Chain

    Geoquip Marine has secured a contract to gather engineering data to support a proposed floating offshore wind project in Scotland that is being developed by ScottishPower and Shell. To support the MarramWind project, Geoquip Marine is set to perform a complete geotechnical investigation to gather soil and geotechnical data for developing an engineering ground model. According to […]

  • 3 October 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    Sif Netherlands has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Entrion Wind to partake in the demonstration project for the Fully Restrained Platform (FRP) monopiles. Entrion Wind is developing the FRP which combines fixed and floating platform technologies extending the water depths of the monopile up to 100 metres. Under the MoU, the two companies […]

  • 5 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has become a shareholder in the Norwegian floating offshore wind technology developer, Odfjell Oceanwind. According to Odfjell Oceanwind, the transaction generates significant capital which will be used to further strengthen the company’s position in floating offshore wind technologies. Odfjell Technology, combined with the Odfjell family’s direct investment, will […]

  • 12 September 2023
    Equipment, Innovation, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    Wave Energy Scotland (WES) has started a series of tank tests of floating wind and wave energy structures at the University of Edinburgh’s FloWave facility to explore the potential benefits the synergy between the two technologies could bring. The tank tests currently being completed by WES use sea states which are representative of one of […]

  • 15 September 2023
    Floating Wind, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    A floating Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) buoy has been launched at the Stromar floating wind farm site offshore Scotland. The E38 EOLOS LiDAR was deployed at the Stromar site off the coast of Caithness, approximately 50 kilometres from the Port of Wick on 8 September. Equipped with fully independent and remote sensing devices, the […]