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  • 19 June 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Gas and Electricity Markets Authority has granted an electricity generation licence to Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Limited.

  • 12 February 2020
    Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    Teesside University and innogy’s Sofia Offshore Wind Farm have signed an agreement setting out how they will work together to build local skills and capabilities to equip students for careers in the offshore wind sector. The 1.4 GW Sofia project will be constructed on a 593km2 site 195 kilometres from shore on Dogger Bank in […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Innogy SE has appointed David Few as Project Director for the largest project in its current development portfolio, the 1.2 GW Sofia offshore wind farm, sited on Dogger Bank in the North Sea.

  • 25 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has commenced the final phase of the pre-construction site investigation at innogy’s Sofia offshore wind project in the UK. Jack-up vessel Haven Seariser 2 will work in the nearshore area between Redcar and Marske-by-the-Sea from this week to conclude the six-month offshore site investigation. The 29-meter vessel will carry out borehole surveys for approximately a […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Innogy has received approval to increase the maximum installed capacity of its Sofia offshore wind farm by 200MW, from 1.2GW to 1.4GW. UK’s Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has approved amendments to the deemed marine licenses, which correspond to changes to the development consent order decided by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Energy company innogy plans to make the Final Investment Decision (FID) for the 1.4GW Sofia offshore wind project in early 2021. The FID will be reached once the contract conditions for possible supplier companies are established, innogy said. Onshore construction on the project is also expected to start in 2021, with offshore construction scheduled to […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers (HST) has posted a photo of its fast crew supply vessel HST Sofia taking shape at Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey. HST Sofia, for which the two companies signed a contract in September 2018, represents the second FCS 2710 vessel HST ordered with Damen. The new vessel, scheduled to be delivered this March, is being built […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Swindon-based Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Limited has made an application to the UK Gas and Electricity Markets Authority for an electricity generation licence.

  • 22 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has signed a preferred supplier agreement with innogy to deliver 100 of its new SG 14-222 DD turbines for the Sofia offshore wind project in the UK. The Sofia project will, therefore, be the first European project to install the 14 MW model that will be market-ready by 2024, on time for installation at the […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Site investigations have kicked off at innogy’s Sofia offshore wind project in the UK with export cable route surveys.

  • 27 March 2019
    Vessels

    The newly built Damen FCS 2710 vessel HST Sofia has departed Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey and is en route to her first project, High Speed Transfers Ltd (HST) said.  The UK-based company did not disclose what project HST Sofia will be working on. HST Sofia, ordered in September 2018, is the second Damen FCS 2710 […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Iv-Offshore & Energy has signed the early works contract with Sembcorp Marine for the engineering of the Sofia high voltage direct current (HVDC) platform. As previously reported, GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions and Sembcorp Marine will provide the electrical transmission system for RWE’s 1.4 GW Sofia wind farm offshore the UK. Iv-Offshore & Energy is […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Vessels

    Damen Shipyards has floated out High Speed Transfers’ (HST) new fast crew supply vessel HST Sofia. According to the UK-based company, the vessel is scheduled for delivery in five weeks. HST Sofia, for which a contract was signed in September last year, represents the second FCS 2710 vessel HST ordered with Damen and is being built to the same specifications as HST Hudson. […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers’ (HST) new fast crew supply vessel HST Sofia is carrying out short trials offshore Turkey, where it is under construction at Damen Shipyards. According to HST, the trials are being conducted off the coast of Antalya before the vessel undergoes a week of testing ahead of delivery. Damen Shipyards floated out the newbuild vessel […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has completed the first tranche of offshore site investigations at innogy’s Sofia offshore wind project in the UK. The first tranche is complete with the multi-purpose vessel Fugro Pioneer having finished the geophysical survey of the wind farm’s export cable corridor. According to innogy, the vessel will be back to carry out more survey […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro is set to deploy metocean equipment to support the planning of the export cable laying operations at the Sofia offshore wind project in August. Diving support vessel Curtis Marshall will be used for the work scheduled to begin on or around 3 August. The equipment will be deployed for a period of between six […]

  • 4 October 2019
    R&D

    Geotechnics Ltd has carried out onshore cone penetration tests for innogy’s Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK. The work was carried out at Marske-by-the-Sea, Teeside, as part of site investigation works for the project’s onshore export cable route. Sofia, the largest project in innogy’s development portfolio, will comprise up to 200 turbines located 165km off the UK’s North […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Four survey vessels are ready to commence site investigations at the Sofia offshore wind project site off the UK’s North East coast. The surveys are part of a six-month site investigation campaign for innogy’s 1.4 GW project that started in February. The multi-purpose vessel Despina and survey vessel Fugro Scout will carry out geotechnical surveys […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    RWE has launched an online suppliers portal where companies can search for and find opportunities on the Sofia offshore wind project. The suppliers portal will display contract opportunities with the Sofia project and its key contractors as they become available. “We are keen to maximise the involvement of UK companies as the project progresses, particularly […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has selected a consortium of GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions and Sembcorp Marine to provide the electrical transmission system for the 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind project in the UK. As the consortium leader, GE Grid Solutions will be responsible for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of two HVDC converter stations. The offshore […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Energi Coast is well-placed to support the development of the 1.4GW Sofia and the 3.6GW Dogger Bank projects selected in the Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round 3, this North East of England’s offshore wind cluster said. In total, six UK offshore wind projects have won CfD, including Sofia, Dogger Bank Teesside A, Dogger Bank Creyke Beck […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with High Speed Transfers (HST) for a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 during the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg.

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    High Speed Transfers Ltd (HST) has entered into a partnership with Boston Line & Services for offshore wind in the U.S. In the partnership, HST will bring its experience from the European crew transfer vessel (CTV) market and the Massachusetts-based company will provide its services and local content. “There is a definite synergy between the businesses and […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    GE Power Conversion has signed a contract to equip offshore wind turbines manufactured by Shanghai Electric Wind Power Equipment (Sewind) with 4MW Fully Fed LV3 wind converters. Totalling 1GW, the deal is set to be one of the biggest offshore wind projects in China, GE said. The converters will be manufactured in GE’s Shanghai facility. “In a fast growing […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    North East England’s offshore wind cluster, Energi Coast, is starting a project which aims to produce a comprehensive report of the region’s supply chain capabilities in the offshore wind industry. The supply chain mapping project will identify the range of capabilities available throughout North East England to support offshore wind developers and contractors identifying locations […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers (HST) has taken over HST Euan, its fourth FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel, from Damen Shipyards. HST Euan, built by Damen Shipyards in Antalya, Turkey, is now ready for its voyage to Belgium, HST said. Once there, the vessel, and its sister HST Harri, will be deployed on the Northwester 2 […]