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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 August 2023
    Authorities, Floating Wind

    After selecting 33 offshore wind projects through the ScotWind and Innovation and Targeted Oil & Gas (INTOG) leasing rounds, the Scottish government is now revising its original Sectoral Marine Plan (SMP) for offshore wind as part of its iterative plan review process and working on an SMP for INTOG. The final Sectoral Marine Plans are […]

  • 11 August 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    NASH Maritime, a UK-based shipping and navigation consultancy, is currently undertaking vessel traffic surveys offshore Scotland to inform the navigation risk assessment the company is preparing for the 1 GW Buchan floating offshore wind project. The project site, for which the Floating Energy Allyance consortium secured the rights at the beginning of last year through the ScotWind […]

  • 20 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Ports & Logistics

    A new report from the North Seas Energy Cooperation (NSEC) calls for “immediate action” on developing new port infrastructure and upgrading existing port facilities as the study behind the report found the joint offshore wind target of the nine NSEC countries for 2030 is unlikely to be met otherwise. In this article: The North Seas […]

  • 27 September 2023
    Business development, Floating Wind, Foundations, Innovation, Supply Chain, Technology

    DNV has awarded the Statement of Feasibility to the PelaFlex floating wind platform, developed by Marine Power Systems (MPS) and planned to be deployed across Europe as part of several demonstration projects. According to MPS, its flexible floating offshore wind platform supports the rapid deployment of industrial-scale floating wind whilst maximising local content delivery through […]

  • 9 August 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Research & Development

    Flotation Energy has awarded Rovco a contract to carry out a geo-environmental survey at its planned Cenos floating offshore wind farm, 200 kilometres off the northeast coast of Scotland. Located in the Central North Sea, the 1.4 GW floating offshore wind project will cover approximately 333 square kilometres. For the survey, Rovco will deploy its […]

  • 26 September 2023
    Floating Wind, Foundations, Supply Chain, Technology

    Principle Power has launched a new flat panel, pontoon-based floating wind foundation, called WindFloat F, designed for ultra-shallow wind turbine integration in ports. Having its existing WindFloat tubular design, now called WindFloat T, already proving its mettle offshore and building upon it to bring WindFloat F, Principle Power has now expanded its WindFloat product portfolio […]

  • 3 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind

    BlueFloat Energy and Renantis partnership have appointed DORIS as Principal Designer on its Broadshore and Bellrock floating offshore wind farms in Scotland. As Principal Designer, DORIS will use its knowledge of Construction, Design, and Management (CDM) 2015 regulations plan to plan, manage, monitor, and coordinate design risk management activities, support contractor selection and appointments, and […]

  • 18 September 2023

    Scotland-based Marine Procurement Ltd (MPL) has awarded SMST a contract for the delivery of a 5-tonne motion-compensated crane for Edison Chouest Offshore’s (ECO) service operation vessel (SOV). The motion compensated crane (M-Series) for the newbuild vessel will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2024.  “SMST has an impressive track record and we are convinced that the […]

  • 14 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Innovation, Project Updates, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    Vattenfall, Norwegian AI technology start-up Spoor, and British Trust for Ornithology have teamed up on a project that will test AI technology in tracking 3D flight paths of seabirds flying near the wind turbine blades at the Aberdeen Bay Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland. The project has already started, with four cameras already installed and […]

  • 23 October 2023
    Business development, Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Innovation, Supply Chain

    Following the launch of its HexDefence scour protection solution for monopile foundations earlier this year, Balmoral has now launched a HexDefence system specifically designed for offshore wind jacket foundations. At the beginning of this year, the Scottish engineering company introduced HexDefence for monopile structures, which integrates seabed protection and flow reduction to minimise operational costs […]

  • 6 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Ports & Logistics, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Moray West has selected the Port of Nigg in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland, as the location for marshalling all 62 transition pieces (TPs) prior to installation as part of the 882 MW offshore wind farm. Moray West has signed an agreement with Global Energy Group (GEG), which owns and operates the Port of Nigg, to […]

  • 15 December 2023
    Business & Finance

    OEG Energy Group (OEG) has signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) to acquire Dutch subsea and topside services specialist Bluestream Offshore. The acquisition is expected to increase OEG’s subsea and topside capabilities while expanding its operating footprint to be able to pursue further opportunities in the growing offshore renewable industry. Bluestream has a turnover […]

  • 5 October 2023
    Business development, Floating Wind, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    Encomara, a Scottish newcomer, has launched a solution for the installation of floating offshore wind turbines. The company’s turbine installation technology, designed to enhance life-cycle efficiency, safety, sustainability, and reliability, is applicable regardless of water depth, according to Encomara. The company’s pioneering Strategic Wind InFrastructure (SWIFT) system is said to integrate new and established technologies […]

  • 29 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Ports & Logistics

    Sarens PSG and Aventus Energy have entered into an agreement under which the two companies will provide integrated port marshalling services to the offshore wind sector through a joint venture. The two companies are already working together on the Moray West offshore wind project, for which Sarens PSG is currently executing a port marshalling contract […]

  • 17 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Wind Farm Update

    Salamander, a joint venture between Ørsted, Simply Blue Group and Subsea 7, has selected Fugro to conduct a metocean survey for the proposed Salamander floating offshore wind project in Scotland. Scheduled to begin in September, the survey will run for approximately twelve months and gather essential meteorological, oceanographic, and environmental data, said Fugro. These insights […]

  • 25 August 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Ports & Logistics, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The joint venture between Navantia Seanergies and Windar Renovables has loaded out the first XXL monopiles for the Scottish Moray West offshore wind farm. For the joint venture, which the developer Ocean Winds contracted to deliver 14 out of the total of 60 wind turbine monopiles, these are the first monopiles that were manufactured at […]

  • 7 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    The developers behind the Buchan floating offshore wind project, have awarded a series of contracts worth more than GBP 1.5 million to three Scottish companies. The 1 GW Buchan floating offshore wind project is being developed by the Floating Energy Allyance, a consortium comprising BW Ideol, Elicio, and BayWa r.e., which secured the rights for the project […]

  • 11 April 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Grid Connection

    Eight Baltic Sea countries signed a joint declaration on collaborating closer to secure critical offshore energy infrastructure in the region on 10 April, only a day after six North Sea countries entered into a similar agreement. Both are a result of security concerns arising from the Russian invasion of Ukraine and reports of possible sabotage […]

  • 4 August 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    The Scottish Government has signed a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Brittany, a region in France, relating to the offshore wind industry. With this cooperation agreement, the Government said it aims to strengthen Scotland’s position as a leader in Europe’s offshore renewables industry. The MoU will provide Scottish companies with opportunities to capitalise and […]

  • 16 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Global Wind Projects has been awarded a contract by Siemens Gamesa for the pre-assembly of 54 wind turbine towers for the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, being developed by EDF Renewables and ESB off the coast of Scotland. Global Wind Projects said that this is the company’s first standalone offshore wind […]

  • 9 August 2023

    The third phase of the installation of wind turbine jacket foundations at the Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland is scheduled to start on or around 11 August, with the heavy lift vessel Thialf set to install eleven jackets within this campaign. The jackets will be brought directly to the site from the […]

  • 12 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    A preliminary geophysical and environmental survey campaign has started at the Muir Mhòr floating wind project site in Scotland, being developed by Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall. The survey campaign will take place along the export cable corridor for the Muir Mhòr floating offshore wind project from June to July 2023. Operations will be conducted […]

  • 21 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 54 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines which will make up the Scottish 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm is now installed, the joint venture between EDF Renewables and ESB said on 21 July. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s vessel Blue Tern loaded components of four turbines at the project’s marshalling […]

  • 16 June 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    SSE Renewables is calling on European governments and regulators and internationally to make greater use of non-price criteria (NPC) in offshore wind energy auctions, whether for seabed or for contracts for difference (CfD). The renewable energy company said that the use of non-price criteria in auctions for new offshore wind can help support a sustainable […]