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  • 19 October 2011
    R&D, Technology

      The Forewind consortium will employ an innovative new foundation design concept next year when it installs two meteorological masts on the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone, located between 125 and 290 kilometres off the North Yorkshire coast. Forewind Limited, developers of the Dogger Bank zone, signed a contract with Fred Olsen United AS […]

  • 6 August 2015

    The Crown Estate has welcomed the UK Government’s approval of Dogger Bank Teesside A & B offshore wind project. Head of Offshore Wind for The Crown Estate, Huub den Rooijen said: “Today’s announcement marks a great success for the future of the UK’s infrastructure development and is testimony to the hard work of Forewind and the […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change’s decision to grant consent to Dogger Bank Creyke Beck, Royal HaskoningDHV announced that it has now provided key input to the environmental impact assessment process for over 5.5GW of successful offshore wind farm applications in the UK, with more to come. Royal HaskoningDHV has worked […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment

    Lord Andrew Adonis, a British Labour Party politician, has urged the UK Government to take action on offshore wind and to unlock the many possibilities for employment in the North East. He stated that the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm could have been an opportunity for supply and maintenance jobs in the past three years, […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    On Monday, Councillor Mike Cockerill confirmed to the Scarborough Borough Council that he is officially negotiating with a company operating service vessels, on the usage of the Endeavour Wharf in Whitby Harbour for the Dogger Bank offshore wind project. For years, Scarborough has been seen as one of key locations to support the Dogger Bank […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    The 78m offshore supply vessel VOS Sympathy will set sail from Newcastle tomorrow for an operations and maintenance trip to the two Forewind meteorological masts on Dogger Bank. The on-board team, including Forewind personnel and contractors, will carry out inspections and scheduled maintenance work on both Dogger Bank Met Mast East, located approximately 100 kilometres […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Equinor and SSE Renewables plan to build a new Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base at the Port of Tyne, UK, to service the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind project. Dogger Bank Wind Farm is a 50:50 joint venture (JV) between Equinor and SSE Renewables. The construction of the wind farm, led by SSE Renewables, […]

  • 6 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      Forewind, developer of the Dogger Bank Zone, has published its first annual review, covering the consortium’s initial 18 months of activity since being awarded the offshore wind development rights for largest of the Round 3 zones by The Crown Estate. The publication aims to summarise Forewind’s progress towards achieving its development objectives and marks […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Statoil and Statkraft have signed a letter of intent that Statoil takes over as operator of the 317MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm from January 2017. Statoil will also through this deal increase its share in the Dogger Bank projects. Statoil intends to bring its total ownership in the Dogger Bank projects from 25 per cent […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Three consultation events have been arranged by the Forewind consortium to give the Teesside public a chance to see the early proposals for the latest phase of the Dogger Bank development, according to the NeBusiness. The events, scheduled for this month, will take place  near the onshore cable routes and landfall locations. Forewind arranged wider […]

  • 26 September 2013

    The Planning Inspectorate accepted Forewind’s development consent order application for the first stage of offshore wind energy development on the Dogger Bank Zone. The application for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck, comprising two offshore wind farms with a total installed capacity of up to 2.4 gigawatts (GW), was submitted in August after more than three years […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has secured a contract to supply its high-voltage direct current (HVDC) Light® converter systems to connect the Dogger Bank offshore wind project to the UK transmission network. In the first-ever use of the HVDC technology in the UK’s offshore wind market, ABB will supply technology with one of the smallest environmental footprints, due to the […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has been selected as the preferred supplier for the installation of foundations at the Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK. OHT’s new semi-submersible wind farm foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift will be used for the transport and installation of monopile foundations and transition pieces at Dogger Bank’s 1.2GW Creyke […]

  • 25 October 2011

    Royal Haskoning has agreed a framework with Forewind to provide Co-ordination and Lead Consultancy roles for Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) relating to projects within the Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm Zone. Potentially the largest offshore wind farm development in the world, the Dogger Bank zone could supply up to ten per cent of the UK’s […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    After more than three years of surveys, research, consultation and reporting, Forewind has submitted its application for a Development Consent Order (DCO) for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck to the Planning Inspectorate. Dogger Bank Creyke Beck comprises two offshore wind farms with a total installed capacity of 2.4 gigawatts (GW). They will will connect into the existing Creyke […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish energy company SSE and Norway’s Statoil have increased their share in the Dogger Bank offshore wind development after the companies acquired and equally divided a 25% stake from former consortium partner Statkraft.

  • 25 October 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    * The development of the world’s biggest offshore wind project has now been launched * 9,000 to 13,000 megawatts of wind power are planned by 2020 The development consortium Forewind, which also includes RWE Innogy, has announced the first stage in building the biggest offshore wind farm project in the world. Dogger Bank is a […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Forewind, development partner for the world’s largest offshore wind farm, will today kick off five days community consultations for proposed Dogger Bank Creyke Beck. Developers plan to connect Dogger Bank Creyke Beck into the national grid at an existing substation at Creyke Beck, near Cottingham in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Community consultations will be […]

  • 8 October 2012

    The new 132m jack-up vessel Brave Tern, commissioned to install both of Forewind’s meteorological masts on Dogger Bank, has been completed and is now on her way to the Harland & Wolff fabrication plant in Belfast. Built by Fred Olsen Windcarrier at the Lamprell shipyard in Dubai, Brave Tern will arrive in Belfast in about […]

  • 7 August 2015

    The Crown Estate has announced today the first series of agreements reached with offshore wind developers, including EDF Energy Renewables, Eneco Wind UK Limited (Eneco) and Forewind Limited, to replace their previous zone development agreements with project specific agreements. Since the award of zone agreements in 2009, developers have had exclusive rights to areas of UK […]

  • 25 September 2013

    Forewind’s second of two planned meteorological masts was erected at Dogger Bank during the weekend using the innovative suction installed Bucket Foundation and a “human free” technique for the steel tower placement. The latest mast to be installed – Dogger Bank Met Mast West – will provide essential wind, wave and other weather information, as […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Walk-to-Work Offshore Support Accommodation vessel DP GALYNA was contracted by Forewind for operation and maintenance work to its two meteorological masts on North Sea’s Dogger Bank, located approximately 150 km off the east coast of Yorkshire. DP GALYNA sailed to Great Yarmouth to take on board the technicians of SeaRoc Group for scheduled operation and […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    The latest seabed survey contract award by Forewind means the consortium’s spend on offshore surveys, primarily carried out by UK contractors, is almost £45 million. Since being awarded the rights to develop Dogger Bank in January 2010, Forewind has undertaken a huge range of geotechnical, geophysical and fish ecology surveys to understand and characterise the […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Whitby Harbour Board has issued an early information about a tender for early planning of Endeavour Wharf reconstruction works in Whitby Harbour, which would be used to support Dogger Bank offshore wind farm development. This may include the construction of a berthing pontoon to be used as an embarkation point for staff and equipment on […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Almost 300 people attended the public consultation events held at six locations along the proposed cable route of the development and 75 per cent of those who filled in exit questionnaires were supportive of the plans presented.  Written responses were received from statutory consultees such as government departments and agencies, non-governmental organisations and trade associations on topics from coastal erosion, construction […]

  • 16 April 2014

    RES Offshore has secured the first charter of James Fisher Marine Services’ latest vessel SMV1, soon to be named Dart Fisher, as it sails to the Dogger Bank site, writes the Grimsby Telegraph. Last year in August, RES secured an Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services contract with Forewind for two met masts in the Dogger […]