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  • 23 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Aberdeen City Council is disappointed that the All-Energy conference is moving out of the city, but remains confident that the Granite City continues to be the home of the renewables and broader energy industry. The council, working in partnership with the Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) plans to continue promoting the city as a renewables […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall, the developer of the 92.5MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, is creating an annual cash fund scheme to support the communities in Aberdeen and the Aberdeenshire.

  • 13 September 2016

    Vattenfall, the Swedish energy company behind the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), has awarded the first local contracts for the project to three companies: Donside Safety, TVP Studios and Archer Marketing. On 9 September, a supply chain event was held to enable potential bidders for work on the 92.4MW project, also known as the […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish Government has issued a marine licence for the construction of the proposed European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay. The EOWDC is being developed by Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (AOWFL) – a joint venture between Vattenfall and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) – plus development consortium partner Technip. The 11-turbine […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    IVB (Inspection Verification Bureau), which provides inspection and verification services to the oil, gas and renewable energy sectors, has opened a new office in Aberdeen. Director Derek Lockwood said the company’s profitability was holding up in the offshore downturn with a steady stream of work. To maximise every opportunity, it wanted to be “on the spot” […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Dutch-based provider of motion compensation access solutions, Ampelmann, is opening an office in central Aberdeen. With an extensive track record in supporting Walk to Work campaigns in the North Sea, the new office strengthens the company’s presence in the region and enables better support for current and future customers, Ampelmann said. Newly appointed Business Development Manager in Aberdeen, Lorenz Nehring, said: “The […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (AOWFL), the company behind the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), has invited members of the regional business community to the second local supply chain event to be held at Chester Hotel, Aberdeen, on 9 September. Vattenfall, the sole owner of the wind farm, will provide a project update which will be […]

  • 28 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Members of one of the oldest golf club in the world will make a decision regarding a proposed wind farm offshore Aberdeen. Royal Aberdeen Golf Club director Ronnie Macaskill said that he expects the decision to be made in January. The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre is being developed by Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has started installing wind turbine towers on Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay.

  • 7 September 2018
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has officially inaugurated the 93.2MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay, Scotland.

  • 5 June 2015

    Donald Trump has lost its latest legal challenge over an 11-turbine wind farm offshore Aberdeen. This was the second challenge to the approval of Vattenfall’s up to 100MW offshore wind project by Scottish ministers. Trump argued the wind turbines are ugly and would ruin the view from his Aberdeen golf resort. However, Scotland’s most senior judge, […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    VBMS has officially confirmed that it will be in charge of installing inter-array and export cables for the 92.4MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), being developed by Sweden’s Vattenfall off Aberdeen, Scotland. Royal Boskalis Westminster, the parent company of VBMS, and Vattenfall signed the Offshore Balance of Plant contract for the construction of EOWDC last week. The contract, […]

  • 14 December 2015

    Aberdeen Harbour has appointed Pinsent Masons as legal adviser for its proposed Harbour Expansion Project. Pinsent Masons will advise on procurement, construction, funding, planning, environmental and property issues relating to the £410 million proposed project located south of the existing Aberdeen Harbour. The Nigg Bay facility is included in the Scottish Government’s National Planning Framework 3 […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Norwegian based subsea construction and engineering firm, Ocean Installer, has selected Scotland’s energy capital to set up a new UK division, in a move that will see the company create up to 100 new jobs in the energy sector. The company has signed a new ten year lease with Aberdeen Energy Park joint venture partners, […]

  • 18 July 2017

    Scottish Enterprise has announced that it is contributing GBP 11.7 million to the expansion of Aberdeen Harbour, in addition to a loan of up to GBP 175 million from the European Investment Bank and the support of up to GBP 11 million provided by Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Councils via the Aberdeen City Region Deal.

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has signed leases totalling 24 years with Aberdeen Harbour Board, as the company will use the location to support the construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance (O&M), and eventual decommissioning phases of its European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as the Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm. Vattenfall said it is set to establish its construction […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy group Vattenfall is applying to the Scottish Government to extend its operational lease for the 93.2MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay by three additional years. “We have submitted to Marine Scotland an application to prolong the lease of the innovative European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre from 22-years to 25-years,” Kevin […]

  • 27 January 2012

      Donald Trump has received support from two big players in his fight to block the offshore wind farm development in Aberdeen bay. The Scottish Golf Union, Aberdeen City and Shire Hotel Association joined one of the oldest golf clubs in the world saying that the wind farm could have a negative effect on the […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore works have started off Aberdeen Bay in preparation for full construction of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), the project company, Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Limited (AOWFL), informed. The geotechnical site investigation will take place at each of the EOWDC’s 11 turbine locations to assess the seabed, with the data acquired being used […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has commenced a major feasibility study into the potential expansion of facilities at the port. Continued growth in traffic and cargos, as well as an increase in the size of the vessels has prompted the study, as projections indicate that Aberdeen Harbour will remain the principal port for the oil and gas […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbour Board officially approved a GBP 350 million development plan to expand the habour last month, after receiving construction and dredging operations licenses from the authorities.  Following the project go-ahead, Aberdeen Harbour signed a contract with Dragados UK for the construction of additional facilities at Nigg Bay to the south of the existing harbour. HR Wallingford, […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    On 9 September, a supply chain event was held to enable potential bidders for work on the 92.4MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as Aberdeen offshore wind farm, to meet main contractors and to discuss available work packages and local opportunities. Tier One contractors, J Murphy & Sons, MHI Vestas and Boskalis, gave […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    InterMoor, an Acteon company, has opened a major new storage, maintenance and inspection facility in Aberdeen, UK. The new base – on a three-acre site with a warehouse, 20 permanent onsite staff and a multi-million pound mooring inventory – will support InterMoor’s global mooring operations with a focus on Europe, Africa and Asia. The new […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall is currently installing eleven MHI Vestas wind turbines on the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, including the two of the most powerful wind turbines in the world.

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Gardline Marine Sciences Limited has officially opened its office in Aberdeen. The office based in the heart of the city along Riverside Drive, will engage and support the local energy market by offering a highly bespoke and competitive service to the energy sector. Gardline celebrated the newly opened office by hosting an exclusive drinks reception […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been selected as a preferred supplier of wind turbines for the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Limited (AOWFL), the company behind the project consisting of Vattenfall and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), has nominated MHI Vestas to supply the V164-8.0 MW turbines. Boskalis has been named the preferred […]