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  • 29 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The TFKable Group and VolkerInfra have won a contract to provide the onshore high voltage cable for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland. Siemens is in charge of connecting the offshore wind farm to the Scottish grid. TFKable Group’s HV production plant in Bydgoszcz, Poland will manufacture the 220kV cable, with the production […]

  • 19 May 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds has submitted a bid to the Dutch government for the Hollandse Kust West (HKW) Site VI and as such the right to develop around 790 MW of offshore wind capacity. Located 53 kilometres from the coast, the site for a future bottom-fixed offshore wind farm covers an area of approximately 88 square kilometres […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Vessels

    TSG Marine and JK Lifting Equipment have joined forces to carry out testing and maintenance work on Gulf Marine Services’ vessel GMS Endeavour at Port of Blyth. The jack-up vessel, which supports offshore wind turbine installation and maintenance, was berthed at Port of Blyth for its five-year survey, which included a full maintenance check, involving […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Members of the Buchan area committee raised no objections to request by Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd (MORL) on Tuesday. Namely, the offshore wind farm developer asked to proceed with work on New Deer substations earlier than planned, writes The Press and Journal. Last week MORL submitted a report to councillors as part of the applications. […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Following a record final month, 2015 proved to be a “huge year” for wind power in Scotland, with wind turbines providing enough electricity to meet the electrical needs of 97% of Scottish households, according to the data gathered by WeatherEnergy and analyzed by WWF Scotland. Wind turbines generated a record 10,392,439MWh of electricity in 2015, an increase of 16% […]

  • 2 May 2020
    Vessels

    A heavy-lift crane installed on the offshore installation vessel Orion has collapsed while undergoing load tests at the Liebherr construction yard in Rostock, Germany. The Orion is under construction and owned by COSCO (QIDONG) OFFSHORE CO., LTD. COSCO is expected to deliver the DP3 vessel to DEME NV in the second half of May. Several […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Vessels

    Green Marine has expanded its fleet by recently purchasing a Damen Twin Axe 26m long crew transfer vessel named the Green Storm. The vessel will focus on servicing the offshore wind industry, providing transportation of personnel and cargo to offshore installations. The company said that the investment was made to meet the demands of the […]

  • 28 August 2012

    AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) recently delivered an Ocean Sentinel buoy and TRIAXYS™ buoy to the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center, or NNMREC, at Oregon State University. This equipment is part of a mobile wave energy test facility that will be used by academic researchers and device developers to test wave energy technologies that will […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Jack-up vessel Bold Tern installed the eleventh MHI Vestas 8MW wind turbine on Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm in the German North Sea on 26 May, which was the 100th MHI Vestas V164 turbine model to be installed worldwide. 

  • 11 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust-led Offshore Renewables Joint Industry Project (ORJIP) is working on creating a GIS/maps tool for Marine Scotland’s website, aiming to help reduce consenting risks in relation to offshore wind farms’ effect on seabirds.

  • 29 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    HRH Prince Charles of Wales officially opened the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Moray Firth, Scotland, on Monday, 29 July. Located 13 kilometres off the coast of Caithness in the North Sea, the 84-turbine Beatrice – the fourth largest offshore wind farm in the world – was completed in June 2019, following ten years of development and […]

  • 27 December 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The rock emplacement campaign for the installation of the first of two export cables in the Beatrice offshore wind farm export corridors and construction site started on 25 December, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) said in a construction update report.

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas has reached a milestone for its V164 turbine model with the installation of the 200th unit. According to MHI Vestas, the milestone turbine has been installed at the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium. It is the fifth out of 44 8.4MW turbines to be installed at the 370MW project. Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus started […]

  • 17 May 2012
    Ports & Logistics

      Partrac continues to support the offshore wind sector through the delivery of oceanographic, environmental, geophysical and hydrographic coastal surveys. Some of Partrac’s greatest offshore wind survey achievements have been in long term metocean monitoring projects. The company has undertaken long term measurement campaigns at the Beatrice and MORL wind farm sites in the Moray […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC) has selected the UK-based JDR Cable Systems Ltd. to provide termination and testing services for the inter-array cable system of the 588MW Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd project.

  • 2 April 2020
    Vessels

    The crane boom on the offshore installation vessel Orion has been lifted to its full height for the first time, DEME Group reported via social media on 2 April.

  • 28 December 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siem Offshore Services’ cable laying vessel Siem Aimery has installed 15 inter-array cables during the first cable installation campaign on the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.

  • 9 November 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Work to install the onshore cable which will connect the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm to the Scottish grid has ended, Siemens Energy said. The onshore cable, which starts near Banff, Aberdeenshire, takes the power generated offshore from the three 220kV subsea cables, and transmits it to the new onshore substation at New […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    VBMS has signed a Preferred Bidder Agreement for the supply and installation of the inter-array cables for Moray Offshore Windfarm East (MOWE) off Scotland, the UK.

  • 25 August 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Hartlepool-based subsea cable specialist JDR has manufactured the inter-array cables for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm, Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (BOWL) said.

  • 27 January 2023
    Training & Education

    Developers behind four projects that were awarded offshore wind leases in Scotland will provide GBP 900,000 (approximately EUR 1 million) in funding to enable the University of Highlands and Islands (UHI) to extend its STEM outreach programme to primary schools beyond the Highland Council area. The funding is led by the West of Orkney Windfarm, […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC) has selected the UK based Tekmar Energy Ltd to supply the cable protection systems (CPS) for the inter-array grid cable system to be installed at the 588MW Beatrice wind farm off Scotland. In June 2016, SOC was awarded the contract for the turnkey supply and installation package of the inter-array grid cable system […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Red7Marine has recently completed a contract working on the Beatrice offshore wind farm project in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.

  • 8 May 2018
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The topside of the second Siemens Offshore Transformer Module (OTM2) is currently being installed on the Beatrice wind farm off Scotland, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) said in the latest Notice of Operations.

  • 20 March 2014

    The trade association representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, RenewableUK, has expressed disappointment at the Chancellor’s announcement that he will freeze a tax on carbon emissions created by fossil fuels – the Carbon Price Support – at its 2016/17 level for the rest of the decade. The Chancellor claimed that investment in new […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian seabed intervention specialist Deep C has been awarded a contract by Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) to perform soil plug removal inside subsea piles, as part of the development of the 588MW Beatrice wind farm off Scotland.