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  • 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 […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The GBP 2.6 billion Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) project has been given the green light for construction by owners SSE, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and SDIC Power after the project reached financial close. The 588MW, 84 turbine project, situated in the Outer Moray Firth, was consented by the Scottish government in March 2014 and granted an […]

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

    Nexans Deutschland has won a contract to supply 76 kilometres of subsea energy cables to E.ON for the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm. The cables, which will be manufactured in Nexans’ Hanover plant, are designed for operation at 33 kV and will serve as the internal cabling for the wind farm which is to be built between the […]

  • 4 May 2016

    The DNV GL-led WIN WIN (WINd-powered Water INjection) project, which gathered industry players from oil & gas and offshore wind sectors, including ExxonMobil, ENI Norge, Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd., Statoil, VNG Norge, PG Flow Solutions and ORE Catapult, is on the right track to make the best use of both offshore energy industries in a single project. The WIN […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Statoil has awarded Nexans the contract to supply static and dynamic cabling and associated accessories for the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first floating wind farm. The contract, worth approximately EUR 10.2 million, will see Nexans delivering cables to the site, located 30 kilometers off the coast of Aberdeenshire. The offshore cable systems will be […]

  • 11 February 2016

    European offshore wind saw some big numbers last year, with EUR 13.3 billion invested in the sector and a total of 3,019 MW of new grid-connected capacity added. Even though 7 wind turbines were decommissioned (two at Robin Rigg and all five at Yttre Stengrund), 419 newly installed ones were there to overshadow this.  Fourteen projects were completed in 2015, with work […]

  • 26 January 2016

    “It is almost like winning the lottery,” Meewind Director Willem Smelik says when reflecting on how a group of small investors have managed to participate in three major offshore wind farm projects. “We are now investing in a third wind farm ‘Nobelwind’ and raising funding of €25 million a year!” Meewind is an umbrella investment […]

  • 22 October 2015

    The concept of using wind power for offshore oil and gas applications is one step closer to realisation, DNV GL informed today. WIN WIN, a DNV GL-led joint industry project (JIP), is running with the following seven participants: ExxonMobil, ENI Norge, Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd, Statoil, VNG, PG Flow Solutions, and ORE Catapult. Initial DNV […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The French cable specialist, Nexans, has reported a net loss of EUR 58 million (profit of EUR 25 million) after taking into account 38 million euros in net cost of debt and a 10 million euro income tax expense. On the other hand, EBITDA came to EUR 167 million, up from EUR 147 million in the first six months of […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Contracts totalling €1.5billion have been awarded to build the NSN link – the first electricity link between UK and Norway. NSN Link has contracted two cable suppliers, Prysmian and Nexans, to deliver the cable needed for the 740 kilometre route length. The converter stations in both UK and Norway will be delivered by ABB. The […]

  • 19 July 2015

    VIDEO: HDD Work at Gemini Offshore Wind Farm BvL, a joint venture between BAM Nelis De Ruiter bv and Gebr. van Leeuwen Boringen B.V, finalized the 2nd and last horizontal directional drilling (HDD) work at the Gemini offshore wind farm site in February. Dong Hires Seajacks Scylla for Walney Extension Seajacks UK has entered into […]

  • 25 June 2015

    Some of the access equipment set up at the Gode Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farms has recently deemed not fit for purpose by the Health & Safety team at DONG Energy, after which the developer contacted JECS Offshore with a request for scaffolding materials and two teams of scaffolders to work in shifts so that they […]

  • 27 April 2015

    Offshore Marine Academy (OMA) has unveiled a brand new course for 2015 tailored to address the knowledge and skills gap in subsea power cable operations. OMA’s ‘Understanding Subsea Power Cables’ course, which launched earlier this month, will ensure personnel are trained in the use of subsea power cables as well as understand the problems and […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following Norwegian media reports about layoffs at Nexans Norway AS, caused by market conditions in offshore wind and oil and gas industries, Offshore WIND contacted the company, which confirmed this move.  Communications Manager of Nexans Norway, Trude Larstad, said the company had to launch both temporary layoffs and downsizing at its facility in Halden. Along with significant uncertainty in the oil industry, […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    February was a successful month for the French cabling specialist, Nexans. After securing Kriegers Flak onshore cabling contract earlier this month, the company has signed another deal for NordLink project worth EUR 0.5 billion. According to the agreement, Nexans will design, manufacture and install two 525 kV cable subsystems, with a total length of more than 700 […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update is in the process of sourcing the major technical components that are to be used for the grid connection of the future offshore wind farm at Kriegers Flak and has recently purchased the cables that are to connect the offshore wind turbines to the power grid on Zealand, Denmark. Contracts have been signed for […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Grid Connection

    Carbon Trust recently announced that Nexans was among the winners of Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) program in the UK. Within this program Nexans aims to expand the development of its new 66kV 3-core submarine inter-array cables and accelerate their time to market. The funding allocated to Nexans, worth around 165 k€, came after a competitive […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    The port of Grenaa can play its trump card in the offshore wind energy game, simply by pointing out that its location is 10-18 nautical miles from the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm. This DOZG Energy project, costing €1.5bn, is attracting companies working in and from Grenaa, including A2SEA, MTH,, Ballast Zedam, Seaway Heavy Lifting, […]

  • 4 April 2012

    With the unenviable task of selecting the right boat goes the privilege of leading the designers and yards to build the boats they want. While the hulls are built in different materials and with beam and lengths in various dimensions, the engines, propulsion systems and the fittings remain the choice of the buyer. Even then […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Grid Connection, R&D

    Scottish Enterprise (SE) has approval for up to £2,400,000 funding to invest in Marine Energy Array Cabling Solution Development. The Scottish Enterprise is calling for a competitive dialogue, where focus will be to produce practical solutions to the challenge of providing low-cost, safe and effective methods of locating, securing and protecting electrical array cables in […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Grid Connection

    Westermost Rough Ltd, London, and Nexans recently signed an agreement for the delivery and assembly of medium-voltage submarine cables for the Westermost Rough wind farm, which is to be built eight kilometres off the Holderness coast in Yorkshire. The order encompasses around 53 kilometres of submarine cables. These will be used for connecting the individual […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Seacat Services, a leading offshore wind farm vessel transfer operator, has won several significant charter contracts for work taking place off the UK and German coasts. The contracts incorporate five separate offshore wind farm projects. During 2013 this will include; the 288MW Meerwind project, located 50 kilometres off the German coast, the 389MW West of […]

  • 11 September 2013

    Rhenus operates the largest publically accessible private port in Germany at Nordenham: the Rhenus Midgard terminal has developed into an important partner for power generation companies and their suppliers as a result of its transhipment and warehousing facilities. This applies to both conventional and renewable energy sources. Another company, TenneT, will start using the facilities […]