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  • 24 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group is about to begin offshore substation foundation works at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. According to the project’s Notice to Mariners, the activities related to the jacket foundation will begin today, 24 August. In June last year, a consortium of Atlantique Offshore Energy, GE Grid Solutions and Société de Dragage International […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Enbridge is selling 49% of its 50% stake in Éolien Maritime France (EMF), the developer of three offshore wind projects in France, to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments). After the transaction closes, through its investment in EMF, Enbridge will own equity interests in the Saint-Nazaire (25.5%), Courseulles-sur-Mer (21.7%), and Fécamp (17.9%) offshore wind projects […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has produced the first turbine nacelle for the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire – France’s first offshore wind farm. This nacelle, which contains the generator, is the first in a series of 80 Haliade 150-6 MW wind turbines produced for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm to be assembled by GE Renewable Energy at the […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has placed an order with the joint venture of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Tidal Transit for two crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. The joint venture LD Tide selected naval architects MAURIC to design the CTVs and French shipyard OCEA to construct them. Construction will start […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) will pay approximately EUR 80 million for its recently bought stake in Éolien Maritime France (EMF) from Enbridge. The Canadian company, through its fully owned subsidiary CPP Investment Board Europe, has acquired 49 per cent of Enbridge’s 50 per cent stake in EMF, the developer of three offshore […]

  • 12 February 2016

    Eolien Maritime France, a subsidiary of EDF EN France and DONG Energy, is looking for Marine Warranty Surveyor service providers for three French offshore wind farms. The three wind farms are planned to be installed off Fécamp, Courseulles-sur-mer and Saint-Nazaire. Marine Warranty Surveyor services to be provided for the wind farms will cover all offshore activities […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Training & Education

    Alstom continues spurring the job market in the Pays de la Loire Region, especially in the Saint Nazaire area. The Group is currently hiring people in the area, mostly operators, to work in the offshore wind turbine plant which was inaugurated in December 2014. Launched in the summer, the campaign will stretch until December 2015. […]

  • 21 April 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Gould Heavy Lift Services and DEME Offshore have performed the load-in, assembly, and preparations for the load out of the new offshore drill equipment for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project. For DEME, the Dutch company provided the engineering, project management, rigging and turnkey execution of a number of load transfers. The tailormade subsea drill will […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    On 25 October, French Council of State rejected the motion put in place by three organisations against the authorisation of construction of the 480MW Parc du Banc de Guérande wind project under the French Water Act.

  • 3 September 2014

    Alstom moved during the summer 150 tons of equipment and partly-assembled machines to the new plants located at the port of Saint-Nazaire. Special logistics therefore had to be set up for this operation in order to move that equipment designed by Alstom that exists nowhere else in the world. Currently under production, the wind turbines […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Eolien Maritime France, a subsidiary of EDF EN France and DONG Energy, has invited tenders for the delivery and installation of inter-array grid for Courseulles sur Mer, Fecamp and Saint-Nazaire’s offshore wind farms. The scope concerns the design, engineering, procurement, construction, transport, storage, installation, commissioning, testing and other services for the three wind farms. Divided in three lots, […]

  • 10 May 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first monopile foundation has been installed at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France, which is also the first installed turbine foundation for a commercial offshore wind farm in French waters. DEME is using its installation vessel Innovation to install 80 wind turbine foundations at the project site located between 12 and 20 kilometres […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The 2MW Floatgen floating wind turbine project has reached another milestone with the installation of the transition piece onto the recently completed concrete floating wind foundation in the Port of Saint-Nazaire, France.

  • 5 April 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first out of the total of 66 GE Haliade 6MW nacelles for the Merkur offshore wind farm has recently left the manufacturer’s assembly line in France, GE Renewable Energy reported on 5 April.

  • 10 January 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Rentel NV will start the transport of the offshore transformer substation topside built for the 309MW Rentel offshore wind farm from the assembly yard in Saint-Nazaire, France to the installation site in the Belgian North Sea on 12 January.

  • 24 October 2017

    GE Renewable Energy has published a photo showing its Haliade 150-6MW nacelles for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm being assembled at the company’s Saint-Nazaire site in France.

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    With 2016 fast approaching, Offshore WIND staff have today compiled a list of the five most popular videos in 2015. Take a look of what was watched the most in the year coming to an end. Behind the Offshore Wind Maintenance Scene During high waves, storm and hail, André Carstens goes out to sea to maintain […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Pipeshield International, part of Tekmar Group, has completed the delivery of concrete mattresses to the EPCI joint venture of Eiffage Métal and DEME for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. Pipeshield completed the engineering, manufacturing, and delivery of 77 concrete mattresses of varying specifications for the 480 MW project, the first commercial-scale wind farm […]

  • 20 March 2012

    On 19 March, Alstom inaugurated the largest offshore wind turbine in the world, at Carnet in the Loire-Atlantique. The ceremony was attended by Eric Besson, Minister of Industry, Energy and the Digital Economy, and Patrick Kron, Chairman and CEO of Alstom. The 6 MW Haliade 150 wind turbine has been developed in response to a […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    A consortium of Louis Dreyfus TravOcean and Prysmian has officially secured a contract for the supply and installation of inter-array cables at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France.

  • 22 October 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm was inaugurated today (22 October) in La Turballe. The facility, which has 1,250 square metres, including 751 square metres of warehouse, was designed to be functional, innovative, and to have a lower carbon footprint, according to EDR Renewables, which owns the Saint-Nazaire offshore […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    The concessions for the occupation of public maritime areas for the three wind farms developed by EDF EN in France are in the process of being signed, according to the French government.

  • 25 November 2014

    On 2 December, Alstom will inaugurate its plants in Saint-Nazaire, dedicated to assembling nacelles and producing generators for the Haliade™ 150-6MW offshore wind turbine. The plants, now in the phase of HEQ (High Environmental Quality) certification and design, are expected to be the first in France to obtain the label guaranteeing optimal working conditions for […]

  • 15 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has loaded out and shipped off the first four transition pieces built for the Saint-Nazaire wind farm at its fabrication yard in Hoboken, Belgium. The transition pieces are headed to Maasvlakte at the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, where later this week they will be transferred onto SAL’s HLV Svenja, for transport to France. […]

  • 11 April 2012

    Alstom has confirmed the industrial plan developed for the consortium led by EDF Energies Nouvelles, which has won 3 projects in the tender launched by the French government to install offshore wind turbines generating 3 GW of wind power off the coast of France. With its Haliade 150, Alstom is the exclusive supplier to the […]

  • 19 August 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME has installed the first offshore substation (OSS) in France at the Saint-Nazaire wind farm off the Guérande peninsula. Weighing 2,100 tons, the OSS topside was installed at the site on August 18. The substation’s jacket foundation was installed earlier this week. The electrical substation was constructed by a consortium including Atlantique Offshore Energy, the […]