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  • 28 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore piling works have been completed on the Moray East wind farm in the Moray Firth off the North East coast of Scotland, the developers of the 950MW project said. Work to install the pin-piles in the seabed commenced in May of last year, using DEME Offshore’s jack-up installation vessel Apollo which worked out of […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    After Port of Ardersier Ltd went into administration in November 2015, the property has gone on the market, according to the offer on JLL’s website. In 2014, the Port of Ardersier secured the full backing of the Scottish Government for plans to turn the former oil fabrication yard on the Moray Firth into a manufacturing ‘super-hub’ for offshore […]

  • 25 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    JDR Cable Systems has secured a contract to provide the termination and testing of 100 inter-array cables and two offshore substation interconnector cables at the Moray East offshore wind farm. Under the contract signed with Boskalis, JDR will perform procedures for the stripping of the armor protection, fitment of the permanent hang-offs, routing, cleating, electrical and fiber termination, including […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The heavy load carrier OHT Osprey has arrived in the Port of Nigg with the first eight jacket foundations for the Moray East offshore wind farm. The jackets, manufactured by Lamprell in the United Arab Emirates, are the first of the total of 45 that the company will ship to the UK for the Moray […]

  • 1 July 2021

    The service operations vessel (SOV) Esvagt Alba, which Havyard delivered to Esvagt a week ago, arrived in Fraserburgh, Scotland, on 1 July for final marine surveys before commencing work at the Moray East offshore wind farm, which will feature 100 Vestas turbines. Esvagt Alba is the second of three purpose-built SOVs that Esvagt has built […]

  • 6 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    All inter-array cables have been laid at the Moray East offshore wind farm, with burial, termination and testing works still ongoing. The cables were installed by CLV Living Stone, while the Ndeavour and Grand Canyon vessels have been deployed for the burial operations. OSV Siem Day is supporting termination and testing works, including personnel and […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Seajacks Scylla installed the 33rd jacket foundation at the Moray East offshore wind farm site on 20 September, according to the project’s Notice of Operations from 21 September. The jack-up vessel is transporting the jacket foundations to the project site from Global Energy Group’s site in Nigg. The first jacket was installed at the beginning of […]

  • 26 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    The Island Crown vessel has started working at the Moray East offshore wind farm site, providing accommodation and walk-to-work (W2W) services during the project construction activities. Island Crown has joined the fleet of vessels deployed on the project after Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Ltd (MOWEL) awarded Island Offshore with a contract for offshore accommodation and […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Grid Connection

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) has been granted permission to develop the onshore transmission works associated with connecting the development to the electricity network. The detailed planning application was submitted to The Moray Council in April 2015 on behalf of the BOWL partnership formed between SSE Renewables (50%), Repsol Nuevas Energias UK (25%) and Copenhagen […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans has commenced the first installation campaign of two export cables for the Beatrice offshore wind farm. The project’s notice to mariners states that the works have been set to start around 28 September.

  • 3 July 2016

    Vattenfall’s Offshore Hotel Finds Its Sea Legs (VIDEO) Vattenfall has shared a video of its offshore wind farm accommodation platform, the future home for the service teams working at the 288MW DanTysk and the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm, being installed some 90 kilometres off the German North Sea coast. Siemens Freezing New UK Investments […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Osprey Group has won a contract to provide handling and storage services for the spare export cable for the Moray East offshore wind farm. Under the contract, the company will receive and store approximately 2,500 metres of subsea cable and approximately 1,500 metres of HDD cable to be received from NKT’s cable laying vessel […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Seajacks Scylla has 28 jacket foundations to install at the Moray East offshore wind farm, before it wraps up one of the biggest offshore construction works on the project. Only this month (November 2020), the vessel has put in place 18 jackets, so the foundation installation is expected to be completed in January, weather permitting, […]

  • 31 October 2012

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), the joint venture partnership formed between SSE Renewables (75%) and Repsol Nuevas Energias UK (25%) has submitted an application to The Moray Council for planning permission in principle to develop the onshore transmission works associated with connecting the offshore wind farm to the electricity grid. The onshore transmission works associated […]

  • 6 December 2013

    The head of Scotland’s European Marine Energy Centre and a groundbreaking local authority were among those honoured at the 2013 Scottish Green Energy Awards last night. Fife Council – which has encouraged the construction of the world’s largest and most powerful offshore wind turbine in the coastal town of Methil – received the prestigious Public […]

  • 25 February 2013

    Three high-profile business leaders have been appointed as directors to the Board of Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), collectively bringing a considerable breadth of experience to help further position the region at the forefront of the sustainable energy industry. The appointments, which were elected by associate members, have been announced following AREG’s Annual General Meeting […]

  • 15 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The second inter-array cable installation campaign will begin this month at the Moray East offshore wind farm, where the seventh wind turbine was installed on 10 February and the decommissioning of the met mast is currently underway. The first inter-array cable installation campaign, which started on 11 November 2020, was completed on 23 January of […]

  • 16 July 2017

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  • 5 September 2012

    After a multi-day installation operation, Northwest Energy Innovations (NWEI), a Portland-based company, has successfully installed a wave energy device off the coast of Newport, Oregon. The device, known as Wave Energy Technology-New Zealand (WET-NZ), is now deployed at the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center’s (NNMREC) open ocean test facility. “This is a huge milestone […]

  • 10 July 2014

    The Port of Cromarty Firth has announced that its deepwater engineering port facility at Invergordon Service Base has been chosen to fulfil the next phase of one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms. On Wednesday 9th July, the Chinese heavy lift vessel, the Xia Zhi Yuan 6 arrived into Port from Cartagena, Spain, carrying […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The two vessels contracted to carry out the trenching along the export cable route for the Beatrice offshore wind farm project are expected to arrive in the Buckie harbour in Scotland this week and start mobilising for the project.

  • 31 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany Confirms Two Additional Offshore Wind Farm Links The German Federal Network Agency has added two more offshore wind farm connection systems to the revised Offshore Grid Development Plan (O-NEP) 2030. 32 Beatrice Foundations In Place Seaway Heavy Lifting’s (SHL) vessel Oleg Strashnov installed the 32nd of 86 jacket foundations on the 588MW Beatrice offshore […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has opened a new technology centre in Cumbernauld that will allow the energy industry to simulate real life conditions to test and de-risk the use of high voltage direct current (HVDC) on the electricity network in Great Britain.

  • 29 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The TFKable Group and VolkerInfra have won a contract to provide the onshore high voltage cable for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland. Siemens is in charge of connecting the offshore wind farm to the Scottish grid. TFKable Group’s HV production plant in Bydgoszcz, Poland will manufacture the 220kV cable, with the production […]

  • 19 May 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds has submitted a bid to the Dutch government for the Hollandse Kust West (HKW) Site VI and as such the right to develop around 790 MW of offshore wind capacity. Located 53 kilometres from the coast, the site for a future bottom-fixed offshore wind farm covers an area of approximately 88 square kilometres […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Members of the Buchan area committee raised no objections to request by Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd (MORL) on Tuesday. Namely, the offshore wind farm developer asked to proceed with work on New Deer substations earlier than planned, writes The Press and Journal. Last week MORL submitted a report to councillors as part of the applications. […]