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  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Westermost Rough Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of DONG Energy, the UK Green Investment Bank and Marubeni Corporation, has signed an agreement for the sale of its transmission assets to TC Westermost Rough OFTO Limited. The transmission assets, valued at GBP 157 million, include the onshore substation, export cables and the offshore substation. TC Westermost Rough […]

  • 6 December 2011

    The Crown Estate welcomes the announcement from DECC that it has granted planning consent for the Westermost Rough, Round 2 wind farm off the coast of Yorkshire, which could provide up to 245 MW of generating capacity. Rob Hastings, Director of the Marine Estate at The Crown Estate said: “The consenting of the Westermost Rough […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Full power output has been achieved at the Westermost Rough offshore wind, located off the UK’s east coast. Westermost Rough is capable of generating up to 210 megawatts (MW) of electricity – enough to meet the annual electricity demands of well over 150,000 UK homes. It is the first offshore wind farm to make commercial […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Environment

    Scientists at the University of Hull and the Holderness Fishing Industry Group are conducting a study on the environmental impact of offshore wind farms, reports BBC news portal. Namely, scientists are surveying the Westermost Rough location, where Done Energy is planning to install 35 wind turbines. They will also conduct a survey after the installation […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    TC Westermost Rough OFTO Limited has appointed CWind to maintain offshore and onshore assets at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. Timed to coincide with the handover of the OFTO assets to TC Westermost Rough OFTO Limited, the company has signed up CWind to maintain the mechanical and electrical systems of both the offshore and […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Two Westermost Rough offshore wind turbines saying “Hello!” to stormy clouds.  Accompanied by two vessels working at the site, the Strill Server and NOS Discovery, the turbines on the photograph are two of total three installed at Westermost Rough. The offshore wind farm, under development by Dong Energy, will comprise 35 Siemens […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    SEA CHALLENGER‘s first job – installation of 35 Siemens 6MW turbines at Westermost Rough offshore wind farm, has begun. The first 3 turbines have been installed.  Delivered in March 2014, the new vessel has been optimised to operate at depths of up to 60 metres depending on tide and penetration, making it well suited to […]

  • 16 September 2015

    ​The Westermost Rough offshore wind farm Operations & Maintenance (O&M) building, located on the Grimsby Royal Dock, has been nominated for a national building award. Having won best commercial building at the regional South Yorkshire & Humber awards, the Westermost Rough O&M building is now in contention for the national prize at The Local Authority […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has decided to build the offshore wind farm Westermost Rough in the North Sea on the British east coast. The construction will represent a total investment of approximately EUR 1 billion including the construction of the transmission assets. When the wind farm goes into operation, the transmission assets will be sold to an […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Windwave Workboats’ 18-metre Wind Farm Support Vessel (WFSV) Freddie S has completed her first bird survey assisting Jubilee Fishing on the Dong Energy operated Westermost Rough wind farm.

  • 8 June 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Windwave Workboats has sent its 18-metre Wind Farm Support Vessel (WFSV) Freddie S to Grimsby to start a new role providing 24-hour jack-up support for Siemens Wind Power Service on the Westermost Rough wind farm. Freddie S will be supporting a team of Siemens’ heavy lift technicians who are working on the Sea Challenger jack-up. The Westermost Rough […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Vessels

    Tidal Transit’s windfarm service vessels, Eden Rose, has recently been chartered by Great Yarmouth based Dawson Energy, part of the 3Sun Group, to undertake the first 500 hour service of a number of Siemens wind turbines at the Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm. Situated 8km off the Yorkshire Coast, north of Hull, Westermost Rough Offshore […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Westermost Rough offshore wind farm produced its first electricity last week, according to Grimsby Telegraph. The wind farm, located eight kilometers off the Yorkshire Coast, is the first to feature Siemens’ 6 MW turbines in the UK. With a total capacity of 210MW it will be able to provide enough electricity to power around 200,000 […]

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

    Green Investment Group Limited (GIG), the specialist green energy principal investment business of Macquarie Group Limited, has acquired a 25% interest in Westermost Rough offshore wind farm from Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni).

  • 8 September 2015

    Westermost Rough offshore wind farm has committed £80,000 to deliver a brand new promenade feature for Withernsea in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Westermost Rough is teaming up with the Withernsea and South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership and Withernsea Big Local Partnership to install a pavement fountain with amphitheatre style seating on the Central Promenade. […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The substation for Westermost Rough was placed firmly on the jacket in the beginning of June, 2014 and it was a very smooth and a very fast process. Following the set-down, the welding of the topside to the jacket was performed, the lifting rigging removed and the stairs connecting the topside to the boat landings […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Transmission assets owner and operator Transmission Capital Services (TCS) has chartered one of CWind’s crew transfer vessels (CTV) on a five-year contract to support works at several of their offshore substations in the United Kingdom. CWind is using one of its MPC19 resin infused composite catamarans to provide the crew transfer services. In February this […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy is recruiting offshore wind workers for various working positions related to its Westermost Rough offshore wind project. The company is looking for people qualified to fill the following positions: Assistant Operations Manager, High Voltage Engineer, HSE Manager, Offshore Coordinator, Site Assistant, Warehouse Coordinator, and Wind Turbine technicians. Details on the recruitment and job […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Vessels

    Windwave Workboats’ wind farm support vessel Susie S is now tied up next to its sister vessel Freddie S in Grimsby for the winter, after completing work on a Siemens retrofit project on the Westermost Rough wind farm. A couple of months earlier, Freddie S returned from a job at the London Array offshore wind farm. […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Grid Connection

    Westermost Rough Ltd, London, and Nexans recently signed an agreement for the delivery and assembly of medium-voltage submarine cables for the Westermost Rough wind farm, which is to be built eight kilometres off the Holderness coast in Yorkshire. The order encompasses around 53 kilometres of submarine cables. These will be used for connecting the individual […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Ofgem has appointed Transmission Capital Partners (TCP) as the preferred bidder to own and operate the offshore transmission link to the Westermost Rough wind farm for the next 20 years. Transmission Capital Partners, a consortium comprising Transmission Capital Partners Limited Partnership and International Public Partnerships Limited, was selected by Ofgem through a competitive process in which bidders compete to […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Innovation, a heavy-lift jack-up vessel, has arrived at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm site with the first shipment of foundations, writes the Grimsby Telegraph. Namely, the vessel was called into Aalborg Harbour earlier this month for the first out of seven trips to the site, where it will transport and install a total of […]

  • 1 July 2015

    Westermost Rough, the world’s first offshore wind farm to make commercial use of giant 6MW turbines with 75 metre blades, has been officially opened at a ceremony in Grimsby today. Capable of meeting the electricity demand of well over 150,000 homes, the wind farm, is a joint venture between DONG Energy (50%) and its partners […]

  • 3 March 2014

    First Foundation Installed at Westermost Rough GeoSea Innovation has kicked off offshore construction at Dong Energy’s  Westermost Rough offshore wind farm by installing the first of 35 foundations. NABU: Violations in Offshore Wind Farm Approvals Revealed (Germany) According to a legal opinion issued by NABU (Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union), there were significant violations in […]

  • 25 February 2014

    GeoSea Innovation has kicked off offshore construction at Dong Energy’s  Westermost Rough offshore wind farm by installing the first of 35 foundations. The Innovation carried out the first five foundations to the site from the load out port in Aalborg, Denmark. The monopiles – which have a diameter of 6.5 metres and a weight of […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    A2SEA’s specialist jack-up vessel Sea Challenger has recently installed the last 6MW turbine at Westermost Rough. Developed by Dong Energy the wind farm, comprising 35 turbines, can produce enough power to cover the annual electricity consumption of more than 150,000 households. The wind turbines have three blades of 75 metres each and a total height of 177 […]