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  • 11 April 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first stage of works for the Beatrice offshore wind farm’s export cable is scheduled to start on 13 April at Portgordon, near Buckie, and will include installation of horizontal cable pipes, as well as underwater operations including diving, tunnelling and seabed preparation, according to the developer’s notice to mariners.

  • 10 April 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting’s Stanislav Yudin has installed the second set of piles for jacket foundations at the 580MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in Outer Moray Firth, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) said.

  • 4 April 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) installed the first cluster of foundation piles at the Beatrice offshore wind farm site on 2 April, according to the Beatrice Offshore Wind Limited’s (BOWL) social media pages.

  • 29 March 2017
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Scotland’s Port of Cromarty Firth has been awarded two contracts by Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) to support the installation of the 580MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in Outer Moray Firth.

  • 6 March 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ahead of the construction start of the Beatrice offshore wind farm in April, Siem Offshore is set to begin with boulder removal and SCAR plough campaign at the project site as of 8 March.

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Fathom Systems has won a contract to supply a turnkey service of design engineering, procurement and manufacture of specialist electrical distribution equipment to be installed in each of the 84 turbine transition pieces intended for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm. The scope of supply for the GBP 2.6 billion wind farm project located off the coast […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans has won a contract worth more that EUR 180 million for supply submarine cables that will carry the electricity from the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm to the mainland.

  • 25 January 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    VBMS has been awarded an inter-array cabling contract by ScottishPower Renewables, for the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 100 million and the scope of work for VBMS, a subsidiary of Boskalis, consists of the supply, installation and burial, as well as termination and testing of 102 […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) has been granted consent to renovate two historic buildings at Wick Harbour which will form the new GBP 10 million Operations & Maintenance (O&M) base for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm. The construction works on the O&M base is expected to start in February 2017, BOWL said. Wick Harbour has been […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    French cable maker Nexans has awarded its compatriot, Bardot Group, with a contract to supply buoyancy modules for the power cables of Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm. The 30MW floating wind farm, located 30 kilometres off the coast of Peterhead, will be operated by Norwegian oil and gas major Statoil. Hywind will consist of […]

  • 1 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea Installs First Foundation at Galloper Offshore marine engineering specialist GeoSea installed the first of fifty-six turbine foundations at the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm on Wednesday, 28th December. Block Island Turbine Out of Action Until Second Half of February One of the General Elecetric’s (GE) Haliade turbines installed at America’s first offshore wind farm […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has contracted Nexans to supply and terminate a total of 139km of a three-phase subsea cable for the first of three construction phases of the Hornsea Project One wind farm.  The 34kV cables of latest generation will be used for inter-linking a total of 58 wind turbines and connecting them to the offshore transformer […]

  • 25 November 2016

    DNV GL-led WIN WIN joint industry project (JIP) results indicate that, especially for marginal oil & gas fields supplying production to a major field, floating wind-powered water injection is technically feasible in general. This specific application is claimed to offer an excellent business case too. A major contributing factor favouring the positive overall outcomes is […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Brad Rabone, JDR’s Head of Sales, Renewables – Europe, has been selected to join the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) Offshore Wind Supply Chain special interest group (SIG) steering group. The aim of the recently launched group is to share information and best practice, and to promote offshore wind business opportunities in the Southern […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Nexans has given a boost to its high voltage direct current (HVDC) cable portfolio with cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) insulation designs now fully qualified for 320kV and type-tested at 525kV, and mass impregnated paper insulation now ready for 600kV. HVDC power links are now able to utilize Nexans XLPE cables that are qualified to 320kV, while type testing at […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Grid Connection

    Nexans has officially signed a contract for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm Project after VBMS selected its 66kV cable system to provide the subsea connection between the offshore turbines and the onshore grid for the project. This will be the first project to use the new 66kV cable technology. The standard voltage for array cables […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Fugro has been appointed by Nexans Norway AS for the provision of environmental advisory services as part of its global Environmental Advisor Framework. The global framework agreement with Fugro commenced this month and will be in place for one year. Nexans Marine Installation Department installs high voltage submarine cables around the globe using a variety […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    High voltage engineering specialist EDS HV Management has been appointed to act on behalf of EDF Energy Renewables (EDF ER) as owner’s engineers monitoring the cable manufacture for the 41.5MW Blyth offshore wind demonstration project in Northumberland. The offshore wind farm, located 5.7km off the North East coast will initially comprise of 5 optimised MHI Vestas […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Clinton Marine Survey AB, on behalf of Nexans Norway AS, has started a survey for unexploded ordnance (UXO) along the Beatrice offshore wind farm export cable routes in the Moray Firth, Scotland, according to Brown and May Marine, the fisheries liaison for the survey. The UXO survey commenced at the end of July and will continue over a […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    TRS Staffing Solutions (TRS) has been selected by Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) as one of four suppliers of offshore wind contractors for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm project in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland. “We are extremely pleased to win this contract. Beatrice is a high-profile project and requires the expertise of the best wind farm professionals. […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    JECS Offshore is negotiating contracts for several offshore wind farms as well as framework agreements with two major developers covering multiple services to projects over a 3-year period, the company reported along the news that its turnover has increased by 80% over the past 12 months thanks to European offshore wind industry. JECS Offshore was formed 18 […]

  • 30 June 2016

    Nexans has launched a new range of cable and power accessories for higher capacity wind farms. The new generation of power accessories with F-type outer cone comprising separable T-connectors, coupling connectors and surge arresters has been developed to operate at 72.5kV, the company said. To transmit the increased power between each individual turbine and collection platforms […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Global Energy Group and Siemens have signed a contract for the use of Nigg Energy Park fabrication yard on the Cromarty Firth during the construction of the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm. This multi million pound contract award is scheduled to commence in the spring of 2018 with every likelihood of retaining and creating in excess of […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    VBMS has been awarded a contract by EDF Energy Renewables to provide the subsea connection between the offshore turbines and the onshore grid for the Blyth offshore wind farm. The scope of work for VBMS includes the supply and installation of a total of approximately 14 kilometres of export and inter-array cable, the landfall pull […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    French cable maker Nexans has disclosed its scope of works within the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind project which the company will carry out as part of a partnership with Siemens Transmission and Distribution Ltd. As previously reported, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd chose the two companies to supply a transmission system to connect its new wind […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has received a contract to supply, install and commission 84 7MW wind turbines, and provide grid access solution for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind project, which will feed the power to the grid through Nexans’ export cable. The Beatrice offshore wind farm will be located around 14 kilometers off the Scottish coast. The SWT-7.0-154 wind turbines […]