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London-listed investment company The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (TRIG) has acquired a 14.7% indirect equity interest in the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm located off the coast of Norfolk, UK.
UK fund manager Equitix will buy Statkraft’s 40% stake in the 316.8MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm for GBP 558 million, with the transaction expected to be completed by the end of December.
Statoil has used drones to inspect all turbine blades on the Sheringham Shoal wind farm off Norfolk, UK.
Energy services provider Bilfinger Salamis UK has been awarded a GBP 1 million contract for the coating repair services on the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm, operated by Statoil.
Statkraft is set to commence the formal divestment processes for its 40% share in the Sheringham Shoal and 30% share in the Dudgeon offshore wind farms. The company will commence the sale this month, with an aim to complete the transaction early next year, according to Reuters.
After fulfilling one of the prerequisites for the sale of its 40% share in the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm by transferring the operator role to Statoil, Statkraft will commence the formal divestment process in June, together with that for its 30% share in the Dudgeon offshore wind farm.
Norwegian energy company Statoil will take over the operatorship of the 317MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm from compatriot Statkraft on Saturday, 1 April.
Statkraft has appointed Adam Blake as Power Plant Manager for the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. Blake joined the Sheringham Shoal project in June 2011 as HSE Manager. More recently, he has been the wind farm’s O&M Manager. Blake succeeds Jason Halsey, who moves within the organisation to a role where he will take the lead in […]
The Sheringham Shoal Community Fund has awarded a grant of GBP 7,000 to the Energy Rescuers project which is running educational children’s workshops in 35 North Norfolk schools. During these workshops, Key stages 1 and 2 children, aged between 5 and 11, are learning about the importance of saving energy and the ecological benefits of renewable […]
Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm produced more than 170 GWh in December last year, which represents a monthly generation record for the wind farm. Sheringham Shoal’s December 2015 production of 170.6 GWh was well above the budget of 122.2 GWh. Cumulative production amounted to 1,164.9 GWh for the whole year. Both the production for December and […]
Statkraft has entered into an initial six month charter agreement, with a longer-term extension option, to use the WaveCraft, operated by Tidal Transit, to transport its O&M turbine technicians into its Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm field. The 317MW Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm is located from 9-17 miles off the coast of North Norfolk […]
As a ‘thank you’ to the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm for the continuous employment of Tidal Transit’s vessels, Leo Hambro has commissioned a painting by local artist John Hurst. One or more of Tidal Transit’s personnel transfer vessels have been on charter to the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm for three years. They have played […]
Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm’s emergency response procedures in handling a major offshore incident will be tested through a rigorous practice entitled Exercise Sheringham Response on 10 September 2015. Jason Halsey Power Plant Manager at Sheringham Shoal said: “We actively work to create an environment where safety is our first and highest priority when operating the […]
MPI Workboats has recently increased its presence at the Sheringham Shoal wind farm. Following a first half to the year at the site, BV Class 22m vessels MPI Snowball and MPI Napoleon have joined two 19m vessels. To remind, MPI Workboats has secured a long-term crew-transfer vessel solution working for Scira Offshore during Operations and Maintenance for the […]
Alstom has been awarded a three-year service contract by Statkraft for the substations of the 317 MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm, located off the coast of North Norfolk, England. The contract, an extension of an existing one, covers emergency support as well as preventive maintenance for one onshore and two offshore substations serving the […]
Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Tidal Transit’s personnel transfer vessels (PTVs) Katie Louise, Eden Rose and Ginny Louise at the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm. Ginny Louise and Eden Rose have been in permanent use on the Greater Gabbard and Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farms since their arrival in the UK. Katie Louise was hired last month […]
Seajacks has completed Operations & Maintenance (O&M) project at Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm. The company was commissioned by Statkraft, operator and joint owner, to support 2 gearbox changes at 317MW wind farm off the Norfolk coast. Seajacks provided specialist technicians, tooling and lifting equipment for the project, working closely with the Statkraft project team in […]
Tidal Transit has recently received an extension of the contract for its vessel Ginny Louise from Statkraft, the Norwegian company that running the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm. This follows the current extension for its sister vessel, Tia Elizabeth. For almost three years one or more of Tidal Transit’s personnel transfer vessels (PTVs) have been […]
The vessel Rem Forza will be undertaking essential retrofit operations throughout the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm site form 24th November. She will navigate onto the wind farm site through the North-East entry/exit gate between wind turbine generator Sheringham Shoal (WTG ShS) F1 in position 53°09.662’N 01°07.852’E and WTG ShS K5 in position 53°07.196’N 01°12.011’E. The vessel is […]
The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) today announced a significant investment in the UK’s offshore wind sector. GIB is purchasing a 20 per cent stake from Statkraft and Statoil in Scira Offshore Energy Limited (Scira), the owner of Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm, for an agreed valuation of £240m. The investment is part of a wider […]
Scira Offshore Energy Ltd has chosen 3 MPI Workboats Ltd vessels to work on the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Windfarm on long term charters starting in 2015. The 22m South East Asia Shipyard built vessel, MPI Snowball, will start a 2 year charter in March next year. The following month, April, she will be joined by […]
Scira Offshore Energy Limited has chosen MeteoGroup to provide comprehensive lightning forecasting, consultancy and monitoring services for its Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. Lightning poses a serious risk to the maintenance personnel who travel daily to and from an onshore base to work on the inherently exposed 80 metre high wind turbine towers. Therefore, accurate […]
The master of a wind farm support boat has been made to pay £3,000 in fines and costs after breaching maritime collision regulations. Geoffrey Whinfrey was in charge of the Island Panther when it collided with a wind turbine in the Sheringham Shoal wind farm on 21 November 2012. Whinfrey had been requested by the […]
OAASIS Group Ltd, an MRO and PPE distributor based in Great Yarmouth and Aberdeen, has been awarded a new PPE supply contract for the Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm following a competitive tendering process. The 3 year framework agreement was awarded by Norwegian renewable energy generation company Statkraft for the project with further options for contract […]
Romax Technology has provided Europe’s largest renewable energy company Statkraft with end of warranty inspection services and maintenance training for its Sheringham Shoal wind farm site. Operated by Statkraft and jointly owned with the Norwegian gas and oil company Statoil, Sheringham Shoal is one of the UK’s largest wind farms with 88 Siemens 3.6MW turbines. […]