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3 August 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Ofgem has announced shortlists of bidders competing to own and operate transmission links to the Galloper and Walney Extension wind farms off the coasts of Cumbria and Suffolk.

3 August 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Vroon's newly built VOS Start has arrived to ABP’s Port of Barrow prior to heading out to DONG Energy's Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea, the vessel's first commercial contract.

1 August 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Seajacks’ wind farm installation vessel, Seajacks Scylla, has arrived in Belfast and is being loaded with the first batch of turbine components to be installed at the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm, DONG Energy told Offshore WIND.

21 July 2017 Vessels

VOS Start was christened yesterday, 20 July, at a ceremony held at Damen Shiprepair in Amsterdam. The vessel will be delivered to MHI Vestas in August, starting its first charter at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea.

18 July 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

SMST’s Telescopic Access Bridge M Serie – including flatrack and telescopic pedestal elevator system – has been installed on Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus, deployed on the Walney Extension offshore wind project. The first landing took place on 24th June, after an installation period of 3.5 days.

17 July 2017

Osbit has delivered a hybrid monopile cleaning tool to Van Oord, designed to support the installation of offshore wind turbine foundations.

14 July 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Vroon’s first DP2 subsea-support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel, VOS Start, will start her first offshore wind charter at DONG Energy's Walney Extension offshore wind farm following her official naming ceremony scheduled for next Thursday, 20 July.

22 June 2017 Wind Farm Update

40 per cent of the turbine foundations are now in place at the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm, DONG Energy said.

16 June 2017

Fourteen organisations have been awarded grants as part of DONG Energy's Walney Extension Community Fund. The groups will each receive a share of the just over GBP 250,000 windfall available under round two of the Fund, which launched last year.

12 June 2017 Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

DeepOcean has performed the first engineered grounding of the Maersk Connector during export cable pull-in operations on DONG Energy’s 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm.

6 June 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Vroon's first DP2 subsea-support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel, VOS Start, has arrived from China to Amsterdam and is currently preparing for her first venture into offshore wind.

30 May 2017
9 May 2017 Technology, Wind Farm Update

SeaRoc Group has has deployed three communication containers on Walney Extension: on board the guard vessel patrolling the offshore construction site, at the Walney Extension construction base in Barrow-in-Furness, and at the substation in Heysham.

4 May 2017 Wind Farm Update

Offshore Structures Britain (OSB) has shipped out the last six transition pieces built for DONG Energy's Walney Extension offshore wind farm.

13 April 2017 Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Seaway Heavy Lifting's vessel Oleg Strashnov has installed two offshore substations on DONG Energy's 660MW Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea.

31 March 2017 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

The second offshore substation built by the Engie Fabricom/Iemants consortium for DONG Energy's 660MW Walney Extension wind farm has set sail from the Engie Fabricom site in Hoboken, Belgium, bound for the wind farm in the Irish Sea.

22 March 2017 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Houlder's Advanced Analysis Group has provided Siemens Wind Power with a bespoke 3D-visualisation software tool to model project logistics and optimise the turbine installation process at DONG Energy's 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm.

13 March 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

UK's energy market regulator Ofgem has invited companies to submit bids to own and run links to the 336MW Galloper and the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm.

10 March 2017 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

The load-out of the first of two substations built by the Engie Fabricom-Iemants consortium for DONG Energy's 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm took place in Hoboken, Belgium, on Thursday, 9 March. The topside was removed from its base on the production site and put on the pontoon. The topside was loaded next to the jacket foundation which […]

8 March 2017 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects has contracted the heavy-lift specialist, Schmidbauer Group, to handle the heavy load logistics for the foundation components of the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the UK.

28 February 2017 Business & Finance, Training & Education

DONG Energy has revealed details of its Walney Extension community skills fund which will invest GBP 100,000 a year for the next 25 years into equipping people to work in engineering industries in the coastal areas of Lancashire and Cumbria.

15 February 2017 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

DONG Energy will start the offshore construction at the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm off Cumbria next week with initial preliminary installation works on the seabed. The project, located next to the 367.2MW Walney 1 & 2 offshore wind farms, will be the largest wind farm in the world when built and is expected to be generating […]

18 January 2017

First six transition pieces (TPs) for the Walney Extension offshore wind farm were loaded onto a barge and sent off from Teesside, where Offshore Structures (Britain) is based, the company's spokesperson confirmed to Offshore WIND. The company, a joint venture between EEW SPC and Bladt Industries, will deliver a total of 40 transition pieces for […]

12 January 2017 Wind Farm Update

Load-out of the first six transition pieces (TPs) built by Offshore Structures (Britain) Ltd. for the Walney Extension offshore wind farm is expected to start around 16 January, according to a spokesperson from OSB. The company, a Teesside-based joint venture between EEW SPC and Bladt Industries, will deliver a total of 40 transition pieces for […]

10 January 2017 Operations & Maintenance

Babcock Mission Critical Services (MCS) has signed a five-year contract with DONG Energy to provide helicopter support for the Walney Extension wind farm. The multi-million pound contract will commence in 2018, when the offshore wind farm is scheduled to become operational, when Babcock will start transporting personnel and cargo to and from the wind farm with its H135/EC135 T3 […]

3 November 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

Thirteen local organisations in Lancashire and Cumbria coastal communities have been awarded grants totalling GBP 250,000 through DONG Energy's new Walney Extension Community Benefit Fund. Each year, approximately GBP 600,000 will be made available for community projects for the expected 25-year lifetime of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm off the Walney Island coast in Cumbria. GBP […]