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  • 15 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Following a delay of several months, France has launched a tender for the development and operation of a wind farm offshore Dunkerque.

  • 15 May 2018

    GeoSea’s jack-up vessel Innovation is currently undergoing maintenance at the Port of Dunkerque in France, after which it will return to the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 28 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    German energy company E.ON has joined ENGIE and EDP Renewables in a bid to develop a wind farm offshore Dunkirk in France. The Dunkerque Eoliennes en Mer consortium has been forging close ties with all local stakeholders for almost two years to make this project a real example of integration and support of energy transition at the […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    DEME Offshore’s jack-up Apollo has undergone spudcan shoes extension installation at Damen Shiprepair & Conversion’s yard in Dunkerque, France. With the new spudcan extensions, Apollo will be able to get more stability on a wider variety of seabed soils, Damen said. Following her stay at the Dunkerque yard, the vessel is now ready to sail […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boralex is planning to sell its interest in the Dunkirk offshore wind project in France to its Vents de Dunkerque consortium partners if the bid is successful. Boralex said that, following a review amid changes in the tender’s competitive conditions and risk profile, its interest in the consortium no longer satisfies the company’s investment criteria. […]

  • 21 May 2017

    Four Scottish Offshore Wind Projects Back in Business The Inner House of the Court of Session, Scotland’s supreme civil court, has overturned the ruling which halted further development of four wind projects with a total capacity of 2,284MW in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay. France Pre-Selects 10 Dunkerque Offshore Wind Bidders France’s […]

  • 1 October 2013

    AREVA, Entrepose Projets, a subsidiary of Entrepose Contracting, and Fouré Lagadec have signed an industrial partnership agreement for the manufacturing of AREVA’s offshore turbine masts destined for the future wind farms in France and in the south of United Kingdom. Already selected in 2012 for the Saint-Brieuc bay offshore park, AREVA is currently part of […]

  • 18 November 2018

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 12 to 18 November 2018.

  • 10 April 2014

    Damen ARNO Dunkerque, part of the Damen Shiprepair & Conversion Group, has given a new set of ‘feet’ to the world’s first purpose-built offshore wind turbine installation and maintenance vessel, the 2003-built MPI Resolution. The yard has carried out upgrades on the feet or ‘spudcans’ of all the jack-up vessel’s six legs to give them […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    France’s Minister of Ecology François de Rugy has signed the letters approving re-negotiated feed-in-tariffs for six offshore wind projects selected in the country’s first two tendering rounds.

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall, German wind power developer wpd and French financial institution Caisse des Dépôts have formed an alliance for the bid preparation in an offshore wind tender in Dunkerque, France.

  • 6 July 2016

    Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu) has inspected thrusters of DEME’s DP1 jack-up vessel Thor and repainted its hull in the new DEME livery. Thor spent four days in one of the yard’s drydocks. A special docking solution was required due to the size of the vessel’s aft thrusters, which are 3.825 metres high and standard dock blocks are just 1.80 metres. The […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Grid Connection

    On Tuesday 19 February 2013 at around noon, Swiber Else Marie completed the flushing of the last of a total of 111 cables which connect the 111 wind turbines in the wind farm with’s offshore substation. Having worked day and night for seven months, Swiber Else Marie could put a stop to the work […]

  • 16 April 2015

    Global Marine Systems Limited’s vessel Cable Innovator has recently left Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion) after extensive work including the installation of a ballast water treatment (BWT) system and items required for the vessel’s 5-year survey. Global Marine Systems has been active on the cable-laying market since the industry’s earliest days […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Dunkirk offshore wind farm will deliver electricity to the French national grid at a strike price of EUR 44/MWh, Commission de régulation de l’énergie (CRE) has revealed. As reported earlier, the Eoliennes en mer de Dunkerque (EMD) consortium of  EDF Renouvelables, innogy, and Enbridge was selected to construct and operate the Dunkirk offshore wind […]

  • 28 March 2019

    DEME Offshore’s newbuild jack-up vessel Apollo is currently undergoing mobilization for the Moray East offshore wind project at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque in France. The multi-purpose, self-propelled jack-up vessel will carry out one-month mobilization to prepare for pre-piling works at the 950MW project in the UK. Apollo was constructed by Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik Shipyard and was delivered to DEME in […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boralex, Eneco, Diamond Generating Europe Limited (DGE) and Van Oord have established a consortium with an aim to submit a bid for the Dunkirk offshore wind project in France. The Vents de Dunkerque consortium will feature Eneco’s experience in developing and building large-scale offshore wind farms, as well as Boralex’ local roots in Hauts de France and […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wpd AG has placed its first promissory note loan in the amount of EUR 68.5 million for institutional investors to finance expansion plans outside Europe.

  • 1 June 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Four Scottish Offshore Wind Projects Back in Business The Inner House of the Court of Session, Scotland’s supreme civil court, has overturned the ruling which halted further development of four wind projects with a total capacity of 2,284MW in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay. France Pre-Selects 10 Dunkerque Offshore Wind Bidders France’s […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s jack-up Apollo has left the REBO terminal in Oostende loaded with the first set of turbine components to be installed on the 487 MW SeaMade wind farm offshore Belgium. Apollo arrived at the REBO heavy load terminal in the Port of Oostende on 14 June, after undergoing spudcan shoes extension at Damen Shiprepair […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    France’s energy regulator Commission de régulation de l’énergie (CRE) has pre-selected ten bids for the development of an offshore wind farm project off Dunkerque, according to local media.

  • 10 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    World’s Largest OW Jack-Up Vessel Installs World’s Heaviest Monopile at Veja Mate OWF Offshore construction of the Veja Mate offshore wind farm has started with Seajacks Scylla having installed the heaviest monopile produced so far at the project site, according to DGI Doedijns, which provided hydraulic and software equipment for the pile-gripper used at the […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Syndicat des Energies Renouvelables (SER), a French renewables lobby, will ask for more ambitious targets for offshore wind capacity planned post-2023 during the review of the country’s new energy investment plan scheduled for Friday, 15 April. The French government’s plan calls for the development of 3GW of offshore wind capacity by 2023, with further […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Ségolène Royal, French Minister of Environment, Energy and Marine, yesterday launched the third offshore wind call for tenders for an area off the coast of Dunkerque, identified as having favorable conditions for offshore wind development.  The Minister appointed the Maritime Prefect for the English Channel and the North Sea, and the Prefect for the Northern region – Pas-de-Calais Picardie, to carry […]

  • 15 May 2012

    P&O Ferries, the UK’s leading ferry operator, has made its first major investment in the energy market by converting one of its large ro-ro ships to act as an accommodation vessel for technicians working at an offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The 23,000 tonne European Seaway has commenced a three month charter with […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Engie and EDP have signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create a co-controlled 50/50 joint-venture (JV) in fixed and floating offshore wind. The new entity will be the exclusive vehicle of investment of EDP, through its subsidiary EDP Renewables (EDPR), and Engie for offshore wind opportunities worldwide and will become a global top 5 […]