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  • 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.

  • 28 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has won a contract by Ørsted to provide a heliport base to support the Walney Extension offshore wind farm. Under the GBP 1.8 million contract, Jones Bros is in charge of the design and construction of the base in Barrow-in-Furness, which will support helicopters traveling to and from the 659MW project. […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has awarded eighteen organizations with grants from the fifth round of its Walney Extension Community Fund.

  • 15 October 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DeepOcean will provide installation and trenching works for DONG Energy’s Walney Extension offshore wind project in the Irish Sea. Offshore works are expected to commence in the first quarter of 2017, subject to DONG Energy taking a final investment decision to proceed with the project. The works will be performed from DeepOcean’s new cable installation vessel Maersk […]

  • 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.

  • 5 July 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Leask Marine’s vessel C-Fenna supported DeepOcean’s Maersk Connector during recent work on DONG Energy’s Walney Extension offshore wind project.

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Macquarie has provided over GBP 500 million of senior secured debt to fund the acquisition of a 50 per cent share in the Walney Extension project in the UK.

  • 18 April 2011

      Seajacks International (Seajacks) continues to build an impressive track record for the efficient and effective installation of offshore wind turbines. Having concluded their current assignment at Greater Gabbard, Seajacks’ two self-propelled jack-up vessels will transit to Falmouth Harbour, where they will undergo mobilisation works and be modified to work in tandem on the Walney […]

  • 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.

  • 23 January 2014
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm has potential transboundary effects, Meath County Council has been advised. The transboundary state (the UK) may grant permission subject to conditions or without conditions, or may refuse to grant permission. The proposed development, Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm, is located at approximately 19km west-south-west of the Isle of Walney coast […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Ofgem, which has been evaluating Enhanced Pre-Qualification (EPQ) submissions for Burbo Bank Extension, part of Tender Round 4, is scheduled to notify the bidders of the outcomes and publish the Qualifying Bidder shortlist this month. In addition, the UK’s energy market regulator has disclosed a more specified timetable for the Tender Round 5, for which it recently announced […]

  • 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.

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has acted as technical advisor to a group of institutional lenders with their investment of the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm.

  • 11 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    DP Vessel ‘Fugro Commander’ and the jack-up ‘Excalibur’ are both back on Walney offshore wind farms site after the recent poor weather. ‘Excalibur’ is accompanied by the support tug ‘MTS Valiant’, and an additional DP Vessel ‘MV Gargano’ is expected to arrive on site, according to KIS-ORCA. This marks the beginning of further development of […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has chartered United Wind Logistics’ specialized vessel Vestvind to transport the V164-8.0 MW turbine components. The Vestvind has already started delivering turbine components to Belfast for the Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea. “This is yet another milestone for our company, we’re very proud to partner with United Wind Logistics in the […]

  • 25 October 2017

    DONG Energy has appointed Jones Bros to help build new quayside infrastructure for the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm being built in the Irish Sea.

  • 18 June 2017

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 12 to 18 June 2017.

  • 20 September 2015

    Jan De Nul Takes Over Hochtief’s WTIV On Tuesday 15 September, Jan De Nul Group signed the taking-over of the offshore jack-up crane vessel Vidar, formerly operating for the German company Hochtief. Dong Seeks Turbine Suppliers for 5 Projects DONG Energy Wind Power A/S has issued a call for tenders for the supply of offshore […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has installed nine out of 47 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines on the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm, bringing the total installed offshore wind capacity in waters off the UK to 7.5GW.

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Hamburg-headquartered SAL Heavy Lift has signed a contract with Van Oord for a long term engagement at the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind project in the UK. MV Svenja is chartered for 30 voyages for transportation of 87 monopiles from Rostock, Germany, to Belfast, Northern Ireland, 47 transition pieces from Aalborg, Denmark, and 40 transition […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    UK’s Ofgem will launch competitive tenders for offshore transmission licences for the 336MW Galloper and the 660MW Walney Extension wind farm on 27 February, 2017. Ofgem initially planned to kick off the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) tender for the two wind farms in March 2017. The two links are part of Ofgem’s OFTO Tender Round 5. The tendering procedure for the remaining […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Watson, Farley & Williams (“WFW”) has advised Dong Energy on its successful tender in the Isle of Man Offshore Wind Generation Leasing Round. Dong has been selected exclusively as the Isle of Man Government’s preferred partner in respect of the development of a 700MW offshore wind farm, which could power around 400,000 homes. This success […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation vessel Aeolus has arrived at Belfast Harbour ahead of the foundation installation works at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has committed to a Community Benefit Fund (CBF’) worth up to £660,000 each year, which will go ahead if the company makes a positive financial investment decision to construct the extension to the Walney offshore wind farm, and would come into effect after the construction starts, which is currently estimated to be at the end of 2015. The […]