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  • 14 April 2022
    Vessels

    Heavy-lift vessel Saipem 7000, which was yesterday reported to have left the Seagreen offshore wind farm site with a return date later this month, tilted offshore Stavanger in Norway this morning (14 April) following what was described by the local authorities as a “lifting accident”. The South-West Police Department shared this morning via Twitter that […]

  • 14 April 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Sea Installer has installed the four piles for the jacket foundation that will support the offshore substation (OSS) of the Fécamp wind farm in French waters. The jacket is scheduled to be installed this Summer. For the piling work, some five vessels were mobilised, according to Eolien Maritime France (EMF), including […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Scotland’s SSE Renewables has submitted an application for an Offshore Location License (OLL) for the allocation of development rights for an offshore wind farm at site 60.E.4 in the Baltic Sea in Poland. Spain’s Acciona Energía will collaborate in the development of the project if the license is granted. The 60.E.4 site is located 85 […]

  • 23 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    BP has entered into an agreement with Marubeni to form a strategic partnership for offshore wind and potentially other decarbonisation projects, including hydrogen, in Japan. The new partnership will see BP acquiring a stake in Marubeni’s proposed offshore wind project in the country. Under the agreement, BP will join with Marubeni on a proposed offshore […]

  • 8 April 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cadeler’s wind turbine installation vessel Wind Osprey has undergone seafastening mobilisation and is now ready to head to the Netherlands to start installing turbines on the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm. Wind Osprey is expected to leave the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark in a few days and head to Sif’s Maasvlakte […]

  • 4 April 2022
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Classification society ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a floating offshore hydrogen production plant developed by Japan Offshore Design & Engineering Platform Technology & Engineering Research Association (J-DeEP). The amount of power generated by offshore wind turbines is likely affected by weather conditions, and surplus electricity may be generated […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    The UAE-based offshore construction and fabrication specialist Lamprell has selected Pemamek to provide welding production automation solutions for the manufacturing of transition pieces and monopiles. The agreement between Lamprell and Pemamek includes PEMA welding, milling, and material handling solutions to manufacture transition pieces and monopiles. The order from Lamprell consists of several different applications to […]

  • 7 April 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland has, following completion of works, achieved its full contracted output of 900 MW to the UK National Transmission Grid, Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited said. The wind farm has been able to produce electricity while construction was underway. 1,415,000 MWhrs was supplied from June 2021 to March 2022 […]

  • 18 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    Aker Offshore Wind is looking at the Scottish oil & gas electrification tender as one of the opportunities for bidding and is also eyeing France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and Vietnam as further prospective markets, according to the company’s latest presentation on annual results. Aker Offshore Wind’s net portfolio jumped from 1.5 GW in 2020 […]

  • 9 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    ScotWind partners ScottishPower and Shell are set to invest a total of GBP 75 million to help the supply chain and businesses support the growth of the offshore wind industry in Scotland. ScottishPower and Shell were awarded the seabed rights to develop three new offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of 7 GW through […]

  • 6 April 2022
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Wind farm developer SSE Renewables has teamed up with Microsoft and Avanade on a project which the company says could change the way offshore wind farms are developed in the Netherlands. SSE Renewables is participating in the Hollandse Kust (west) tenders which include a focus on how innovation can assist the rollout of offshore wind […]

  • 4 April 2022
    R&D

    Innosea has announced that its engineering and consulting scope of work on the FLOTANT project has been completed. The project, funded by the European Horizon 2020 Research programme, aims to develop optimised mooring, anchoring, and subsea interconnection arrangement for floating offshore wind turbines. Innosea has completed engineering deliveries within three areas including hydrodynamic assessment and […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    Shell plans to invest up to GBP 25 billion (approximately EUR 30 billion) in the UK energy system over the next ten years, with offshore wind being one of the main areas the oil and gas giant has set its sights on in the UK. The company said via a social media post it planned […]

  • 16 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    After civil engineering company Roadbridge was placed into receivership last week, the developer of the Seagreen offshore wind farm and its Tier 1 supplier for onshore cable works, SSE Renewables and Nexans, are now working to identify if and how this would affect the project and on potential mitigation measures. The Ireland-based civil works contractor […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Irish floating wind developer Simply Blue Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Spanish companies Proes Consultores and FF New Energy Venture to explore the floating offshore wind opportunities in Spain and Portugal. The floating wind market in Spain got a kick start recently with the publication of the draft Marine Spatial Plan and […]

  • 21 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine blades for the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm have arrived at the Port of Dundee in Scotland. Eighteen 83.5-metre-long blades were delivered and brought alongside the new DunEco Quay. Following the delivery, the turbine blades were discharged and transported to Scotland’s new, custom-built wind turbine marshalling facility, where […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Madrid-based multi-energy company Repsol and Ørsted have signed an agreement to identify and, where appropriate, jointly develop floating offshore wind projects in Spain. According to Repsol, both companies have the ambition to together become a leading developer in Spanish floating offshore wind by combining their strengths. The alliance will combine Repsol’s experience as a global […]

  • 11 March 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Crown Estate Scotland has requested the winners of the ScotWind offshore wind auction to submit formal, written assurances that they will adhere, at all times, to the relevant sanctions imposed on Russia. “Crown Estate Scotland is committed to taking all appropriate action to not support trade and investment activity with Russia”, Scotland’s seabed manager states. […]

  • 8 March 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbine components, a number of tower sections, for the 450 Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm have arrived at the Port of Dundee in Scotland. Jointly owned by EDF Renewables and ESB and under construction 15 kilometres off the coast of Fife, NnG will comprise 54 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind […]

  • 7 March 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the 2 GW West of Orkney wind farm offshore Scotland have shared more information on the project through the recently published documents. In January, the Offshore Wind Power Limited (OWPL) consortium comprising Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, TotalEnergies, and Scottish offshore wind developer RIDG secured rights in the Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind leasing […]

  • 3 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Ten out of the 114 Vestas V164-10.0 MW turbines have been installed at the 1.1 GW Seagreen offshore wind farm, Scotland’s largest and the world’s deepest fixed-bottom offshore wind farm. The first wind turbine was installed at the site some 27 kilometres off the Angus coast in early December. This marked the first time a […]

  • 8 March 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The 4,800-tonne offshore substation topside has been installed at the 1,075 GW Seagreen wind farm offshore Scotland. At 40 metres long, 45 metres wide, and 15 metres high, the topside will collect and manage the power generated by the 114 Vestas 10 MW wind turbines before transferring it ashore via around 60 kilometres of offshore […]

  • 22 February 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Crown Estate Scotland has revealed the proposed details of its Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) offshore wind leasing process. Developers will apply for the rights to build small-scale innovative offshore wind projects of less than 100 MW, as well as larger projects connected to oil and gas infrastructure to provide electricity and reduce […]

  • 25 February 2022
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has chosen 20 UK-based companies to benefit from the Fit For Offshore Renewables (F4OR) business improvement and supply chain growth programme. The F4OR programme, which is funded by the Energy Transition Zone (ETZ) and delivered in partnership with the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) and Opergy, focuses on preparing […]

  • 22 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The UK’s total pipeline of offshore wind projects now stands at 86 GW, more than eight times the UK’s current operational capacity, according to statistics published by RenewableUK on 22 March. This represents a 60 per cent increase over the past 12 months, driven mainly by massive leasing round announcements by The Crown Estate (8 […]

  • 29 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator Cadeler A/S said that the company tripled its revenue in 2021 and returned to profitability. The revenue for 2021 totaled EUR 61 million, an increase of 212 per cent against EUR 19.5 million in 2020. The growth reflects a 77 per cent utilization rate of the vessels […]