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  • 10 September 2013
    Grid Connection

    London Array, a joint venture owned by DONG Energy (50%), E.ON (30%) and Masdar (20%), announced that it has signed an agreement for the sale of transmission assets at the world’s largest offshore wind farm to Blue Transmission London Array Limited. The divestment takes place pursuant to the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) regime. Following a […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Spectrum Offshore has secured a five-year contract to provide combined crew transfer and survey services for the London Array offshore wind farm.

  • 2 December 2011

    Dong Energy, appointed to operate and maintain London Array, is looking to recruit people to work on the Operation and Maintenance of the wind farm. London Array is a joint venture between Dong Energy, E.ON and Masdar. Dong Energy will operate London Array on behalf of the consortium with successful applicants employed by Dong Energy […]

  • 10 August 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    A new milestone has been reached with the erection of London Array’s 100th wind turbine. The landmark was reached at 18.45 on Tuesday, 7 August when the turbine’s final blade was lifted into place. “With 100 wind turbines now assembled, more than three quarters of the foundations completed and the two offshore substations in place, […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Pinsent Masons has advised London Array, a joint venture between DONG Energy, E.ON and Masdar, on the £459 million disposal of the offshore wind farm’s transmission assets to Blue Transmission London Array Limited – a consortium comprising Barclays Infrastructure Funds Management Limited and Diamond UK Transmission Corporation (a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation) – […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    MarineSpace Ltd has recently been awarded the contract by London Array Ltd to produce the Year 1 Post-Construction Environmental Monitoring Annual Report for the London Array Offshore Wind Farm.  Environmental issues have been a key focus of this project from the EIS stage to date, and publication of the Annual Report summarising the key findings […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    In early September the London Array Consortium started installing London Array’s last export cable. The export cables run from offshore substations to the onshore substation at Cleve Hill, where the power generated by London Array will flow into the national electricity network. The cables have been buried in trenches dug into the seabed and as […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Jee Ltd, a leading subsea engineering and training firm, has achieved a significant growth milestone by opening the company’s first London office. Jee took the decision to open a central London office to aid the company’s overall growth strategy, which will see the firm create 150 jobs in the UK over the next 4 years, […]

  • 24 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    WELDEX, the Inverness-based crane company which saw a £100 million valuation placed on it following a private equity deal this summer, has won a clutch of orders to work on offshore wind farms. The company, the largest crawler crane business in the UK, will start work in March on multi-million pound contracts for the Walney […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    UK consultancy MarineSpace Ltd has won a contract from London Array Limited for the provision of consent and licensing services at the 630MW London Array offshore wind farm in the Thames Estuary.

  • 13 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      London Array is sponsoring Kent’s Coastal Week this year, which runs from 22 to 30 October. Kent’s Coastal Week is a celebration of all that the Kent coast has to offer, with free or subsidised events – ranging from creative workshops, beach art and boat trips to shingle sculptures and storytelling – taking place […]

  • 10 July 2011
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      Masdar Power, one of the five integrated units of Masdar, and partner in London Array, along with DONG Energy and E.ON, toay announced that the 630MW first phase of London Array – which will be the largest offshore wind farm in the world – is due for completion by the end of 2012. On-site […]

  • 22 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    NASA Earth Observatory has released an image of the world’s largest offshore wind farm, the London Array, taken from space by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on the Landsat 8 satellite. The image was captured on April 28, 2013; twenty days after the wind farm became fully operational. In April last year, the London Array […]

  • 20 May 2012
    Grid Connection

    The installation of the second of the four export cables on London Array Offshore Wind Farm that will connect the onshore substation at Cleve Hill to the two offshore substations in the outer Thames Estuary has been successfully completed. Specialized cable-laying vessel, Stemat Spirit, installed all the 4,400 tonne cables in the Swale. London Array […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    M.C. Construction (Cleveland) has completed the fabrication and mobilisation of steelwork for MPI Adventure ahead of the vessel’s upcoming works on the removal, upgrade and re-installation of turbine blades at the London Array offshore wind farm.

  • 13 February 2013

    Last year in December the last turbine was installed at the London Array offshore wind farm. Check out this interesting 3D animation about this project. [mappress] Offshore WIND staff, February 13, 2013; Image: london array

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    CWind has been awarded a contract for the supply of two crew transfer vessels to the London Array offshore wind farm supporting operation and maintenance activities. London Array is located 20 km off the Kent coast in the outer Thames Estuary. Both workboats, the CWind Alliance and CWind Artimus, will be operating from Ramsgate in […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Remedial construction works at the London Array Offshore Wind Farm have been launched and will be performed until August 2014. The work is being done at a number of turbines locations. Red7Marine Offshore Ltd is undertaking diving and construction work within the London Array site. Operations will be conducted from the vessel Red7 Reel, a […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted U.S. and Eversource have broken ground on their new office in New London, Connecticut. The joint venture partners are opening the office in downtown New London to support their portfolio of projects across the U.S. Northeast and future work out of New London State Pier. To remind, Ørsted and Eversource recently submitted a bid to […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    CWind Athenia and CWind Endeavour will provide further logistical support at world’s largest offshore wind farm, the London Array.  CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, has been awarded a second contract extension by Siemens at London Array. CWind Endeavour and CWind Athenia have been on site since late spring this year and are set to […]

  • 9 September 2013

    London Array, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, has appointed DSH Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors in Maidstone to provide it with accounting and tax services for the next three years. For DSH partner Duncan Cochrane-Dyet, the appointment is recognition of the quality of DSH’s teams.  “When we were invited to tender, we knew it […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Last month RYA reported on the rock placements or rock berms that were put in place to protect the export cables from the Kentish Flats and London Array wind farms at the point at which they cross. Throughout UK waters cable crossings are becoming more likely, and already more frequent, as offshore energy installations continue […]

  • 3 October 2012

    The coastguard is practicing a rescue operation in case of a ship crashing into a wind turbine at the London Array offshore wind farm, reports BBC. Namely, 500 people will be involved in the drill at the Thames Estuary. After completion the London Array will consist of 341 wind turbines with capacity of 3.6 MW. […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Connecticut Port Authority, Gateway Terminal and the City of New London have established a partnership under which New London will receive a share of the revenue coming from the State Pier. Under the terms of the partnership, New London will receive 10% of the Port Authority’s share of the revenue from the State Pier, in […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jonathan Britain has been appointed as Managing Director of LOC Group’s London operation. Jonathan Britain joins LOC having previously headed-up Bureau Veritas’s UK industry division. A mechanical engineer by background, he brings with him a wealth of operational management expertise. Prior to Bureau Veritas, he worked for GL Noble Denton, Germanischer Lloyd and Advantica. Established […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    London Array’s second full year of generation has seen output from the offshore wind farm pass the 5TWh mark. The wind farm became fully operational in April 2013, having first started exporting power in October 2012. Output to date now amounts to electricity equivalent to the annual consumption of some 1.2m UK households. Over the […]