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  • 11 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Works on bringing the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind turbines to spin off the Scottish coast are moving forward with export cable route boulder clearance now completed. The same operations that were being carried out at the inter-array routes are paused for the winter, while activities on getting the project’s O&M base up are now […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    A geotechnical borehole survey campaign is set to begin at the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind project on 1 September. Geotechnical drilling vessel Ocean Vantage is expected to survey 32 of the planned wind turbine and one of the offshore substation locations. The survey works are expected to last approximately 80 days. Neart na […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Seajacks Scylla installed the 33rd jacket foundation at the Moray East offshore wind farm site on 20 September, according to the project’s Notice of Operations from 21 September. The jack-up vessel is transporting the jacket foundations to the project site from Global Energy Group’s site in Nigg. The first jacket was installed at the beginning of […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish Borders Council’s (SBC) planning committee has approved plans for the operations and maintenance (O&M) building in Eyemouth for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm. The planning permission is for a new, three-story 1,040m2 main building and a two-story 538m2 storage warehouse. The O&M building, designed by Corstorphine + Wright Architects, will house […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has contracted the Aberdeen-based Rigmar to inspect and maintain subsea structures and cables as well as foundations, turbine transition pieces, subsea cabling, and boat landings at the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). This is Rigmar’s first win as a main contractor in offshore wind, having built up experience as a sub-contractor, Vattenfall said. “Having completed […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Invergordon-based PSG Marine & Logistics Ltd has started loading in and loading out the jacket prepiles and the related equipment from the Port of Cromarty Firth as part of the port marshalling contract awarded by DEME Offshore in support of the Moray East offshore wind project. As reported earlier, DEME’s installation vessel Apollo is carrying out […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Grid Connection

    OSP1, the third and final offshore transformer module (OTM) that will be installed at the Moray East offshore wind farm, is ready to leave Belgium this weekend (29 – 30 August). The OTMs, for which Siemens Energy secured a contract in 2018, were fabricated by Smulders and ENGIE Solutions in Hoboken, Belgium. “This milestone – three […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Business & Finance

    German wind industry association WAB e.V. has signed a three-year cooperation agreement with Scottish partner DeepWind to collaborate for the expansion of offshore wind and the development of a market for green hydrogen from wind energy. WAB and DeepWind plan to exchange and analyze information, experiences and knowledge and keep each other informed about progress […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish Government has approved the onshore planning application for the Inch Cape offshore wind project. Inch Cape Offshore Ltd (ICOL) submitted the planning application in principle to East Lothian Council in March last year proposing the former Cockenzie Power Station site as the new location for the project’s onshore substation. The application and supporting Environmental Impact […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Scottish energy company SSE has engaged practiced emergency responses and has adapted working arrangements to ensure the safety of the staff working on the Beatrice offshore wind farm during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 584 MW Beatrice comprises 84 Siemens Gamesa 7 MW wind turbines which have been in operation for almost a year. The wind […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    NKT has entered a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) as the main contractor for delivery and installation of high-voltage DC on- and offshore export cable systems to the Doggerbank Creyke Beck A and B offshore wind farms. With a combined capacity of 2,400MW, the wind farms are being developed as a joint venture of Equinor (50%) […]

  • 7 February 2019
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) led by the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, UK, will train researchers to PhD level in wind and marine energy. Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) after a winning proposal was submitted by the University, a total of 70 researchers will be employed for […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The UAE-based Lamprell plans to start delivering the jacket foundations for the Moray East offshore wind farm from its facility in Hamryiah at the end of the first quarter of 2020. The upending of the jackets is ongoing, the company said. Lamprell won a contract to manufacture and deliver 45 wind turbine jacket foundations and three […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The last jacket foundation produced for the Moray East offshore wind farm at Lamprell’s yard in Hamriyah has now been unloaded from OHT’s Hawk heavy transportation vessel in the Port of Nigg. The vessel arrived at the Port of Nigg on 12 November with the last batch of ten jackets, completing its second trip to […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    Globally, 2,535 MW of offshore wind was put into operation during the first half of the year, with offshore wind installations reaching 29,839 MW by the end of June 2020, according to World Forum Offshore’s (WFO) H1 2020 Global Offshore Wind Report. The organisation said the figures underline the continued growth of the global offshore […]

  • 11 December 2019
  • 8 February 2019

    Offshore WIND, part of Navingo BV, has released its 2019 business guide for the offshore wind industry. The 8th edition of the Offshore WIND International Business Guide features 70 full company profiles, with 141 companies joining us online. This year’s publication – issued in 3,000 copies – also contains six market outlooks. While the companies […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    The GBP 10 million Saltire Prize, created by the Scottish Government to accelerate the commercial development of wave and tidal energy technology, could easily be left without an awardee, since all four companies competing for it are currently far away from meeting the challenge, according to The Herald.  Namely, the Saltire Prize requires the developers to generate […]

  • 18 February 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Plans to build an offshore windfarm in the Firth of Forth that could create 700 jobs in Leith have been welcomed by politicians and locals.     [mappress] Source: journal-online, February 17, 2010;

  • 29 March 2017
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Scotland’s Port of Cromarty Firth has been awarded two contracts by Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) to support the installation of the 580MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in Outer Moray Firth.

  • 29 March 2018
    Authorities

    Offshore wind farms generated a record 7.8TWh of electricity in the fourth quarter of 2017, spurred on by increased capacity and higher wind speeds compared to the same period a year before, according to a report by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Scottish marine renewables sector was dealth another blow after Swedish utility decided to exit a project off the Shetland Islands. On Friday, Vattenfall announced it has appointed Resolve Group as liquidators for Aegir Wave Power Ltd (AWP), a joint venture with Pelamis Wave Power, which currently had no employees. AWP was behind a 10MW wave […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Authorities, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    On 15 May, the Scottish government approved the variation application submitted by Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited (KOWL) in November 2017 for the floating wind project to be built some 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen.

  • 12 November 2013

    Scotload launched a new product for safe lifting, intelligent load cell that stores data for real-time and retrospective analysis, SmartLoad™. The new SmartLoad™ data logging feature provides asset owners with protection against product misuse and overload events by providing a true and correct log of all operations carried out. SmartLoad™ has a variety of features […]

  • 8 August 2014

    News that the fifteenth show in the annual All-Energy series of exhibitions and conferences is to be held in Glasgow, and which opens nine months, has been met with enthusiasm, resulting in half of the available space being reserved or booked by exhibitors from nine countries – Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    QED Naval received up to £550,000 financial backing from Kelvin Capital and the Scottish Investment Bank last month to support the continued development of the Subhub, the tidal turbine foundation structure. This 1st tranche of money will allow QED Naval to conduct the tank testing of 2 models of increasing scale within the world class, […]