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  • 28 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The 103rd and final jacket foundation has been installed at the Moray East offshore wind farm site in Scotland. The Seajacks Scylla jack-up vessel installed the first three-legged jacket in July. The wind farm’s three offshore transformer modules (OTMs), together with their three jacket foundations, have been in place since mid-September. DEME’s installation vessel Orion, initially scheduled to be […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Subsea 7’s renewables business unit Seaway 7 has chosen Lamprell for the delivery of 30 foundations for the Seagreen 1 offshore wind farm. Under the contract, yet to be finalised and to be executed on a lump-sum basis, the UAE-based company will manufacture jackets, transition pieces and suction caissons. Lamprell will deliver the jackets to […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    DNV GL has signed a contract with Sing Da Marine Structure (SDMS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Steel Corporation (CSC), to provide support for jacket foundation manufacturing for offshore wind projects in Taiwan. DNV GL will provide SDMS with risk mitigation advice around technical, logistical, and quality during its jacket fabrication process. The deal also […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The heavy load carrier OHT Osprey has arrived in the Port of Nigg with the first eight jacket foundations for the Moray East offshore wind farm. The jackets, manufactured by Lamprell in the United Arab Emirates, are the first of the total of 45 that the company will ship to the UK for the Moray […]

  • 15 November 2019
    R&D

    The EUDP (Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program) is funding a newly established project collaboration that seeks to reduce the weight and cost of jacket foundations for offshore wind turbines using a high strength steel tubular joint design. Jacket foundations are characterised by having tubular main legs and in between smaller cross stiffening tubulars welded […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Spanish consortium of Navantia and Windar Renovables has won a contract to manufacture 62 jacket foundations for the 496MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm. The consortium was revealed as the winner of the contract on Monday, 16 September, during an event organised in Brest, France, by Ailes Marines, the developer of the project. This is the […]

  • 20 November 2017
    R&D

    A new cost-model which can be used to benchmark costs on jacket foundations will be presented in early 2018, as one of the working groups within a Bladt Industries-led jacket foundation taskforce is now working on the cost-model.

  • 15 September 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Belgian steel foundations specialist Smulders has shared a video showing the construction of the eleven suction bucket jacket foundations for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay, Scotland.

  • 22 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Denmark’s Bladt Industries has welded together the first pieces of what are to be jacket foundations which will support 30 wind turbines at the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm off Scotland. The first x-braces and upper A-frames for the four-legged jacket foundations have been welded at Bladt’s Lindoe facility. Surface treatment will commence shortly, and the upper […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has awarded GeoSea with a contract for the installation of 20 jacket foundations at the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in Germany.  The offshore wind farm will feature 56 MHI Vestas’ 8MW wind turbines, 36 of which will be mounted on monopile foundations with the remaining 20 installed on jackets with suction buckets. DONG […]

  • 22 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Seajacks Scylla has installed 93 out of the 100 wind turbine jacket foundations at the Moray East wind farm off the Aberdeenshire coast in Scotland, the project’s latest Notice of Operations shows. The jack-up vessel is transporting the jacket foundations to the project site from Global Energy Group’s site in Nigg. The Seajacks Scylla installed […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The last jacket foundation produced for the Moray East offshore wind farm at Lamprell’s yard in Hamriyah has now been unloaded from OHT’s Hawk heavy transportation vessel in the Port of Nigg. The vessel arrived at the Port of Nigg on 12 November with the last batch of ten jackets, completing its second trip to […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Seajacks Scylla has 28 jacket foundations to install at the Moray East offshore wind farm, before it wraps up one of the biggest offshore construction works on the project. Only this month (November 2020), the vessel has put in place 18 jackets, so the foundation installation is expected to be completed in January, weather permitting, […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    50 out of 100 wind turbine jacket foundations have been installed at the Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. Chartered by DEME Group, the jack-up vessel Seajacks Scylla installed the wind farm’s 50th turbine jacket foundation at the site some 22 kilometres off the Aberdeenshire coast on Monday, 26 October, the project’s latest Notice of Operations […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir has installed the jacket foundation for the reactive compensation station (RCS) at the Hornsea Two offshore wind project. Sleipnir installed the jacket foundation for the project’s offshore substation at the beginning of October. After the OSS foundation installation, the vessel moved to the shallow water to install the 1,500 metric […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Spain-based Nervión Industries has completed the manufacturing and assembly of all the 20 upper jackets for the Moray East offshore wind farm, which Navantia is delivering from its Puerto Real shipyard to Smulders. The company said that within a turnkey contract, it had carried out the complete manufacture of the structures over the last 14 […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has sent off the final three upper jackets for the Moray East offshore wind farm from its yard in Hoboken, Belgium, to Newcastle upon Tyne. Smulders will deliver 55 turbine jacket foundations for the project, with the remaining 45 being delivered by Lamprell from its yards in the United Arab Emirates. The 55 jackets are […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Spanish Navantia-Windar consortium has launched the production of foundation components for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in the Brest polder, France. Navantia-Windar has presented the main achievements delivered in its construction program for 34 of the 62 foundations that will be built in France for the wind farm. The technology chosen by Ailes Marines, […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Engineering company Ramboll has been contracted by China Steel Power Corporation to deliver the full jacket foundation design for the Zhong Neng offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The 300 MW Zhong Neng is located about 20 kilometres off the west coast of Changhua County in Taiwan. The project is co-developed by China Steel Corporation (CSC) […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has completed the installation of jacket foundations at Taiwan Power Company’s Changhua Phase 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Heerema Marine Contractors’ vessel Aegir, chartered by Jan De Nul, was responsible for installing the 1,100 metric tonne jackets at the site some 10km off the coast of Fangyuan in Changhua County. Earlier this […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Seajacks Scylla installed the 33rd jacket foundation at the Moray East offshore wind farm site on 20 September, according to the project’s Notice of Operations from 21 September. The jack-up vessel is transporting the jacket foundations to the project site from Global Energy Group’s site in Nigg. The first jacket was installed at the beginning of […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The last jacket foundations manufactured by Lamprell for the Moray East offshore wind farm have been loaded onto a heavy lift vessel at Rig Metals in Dubai, UAE, and will soon set sail to Europe. According to DEME Offshore, the last jacket delivery from Lamprell and the recent installation of the third and final offshore […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Jack-up vessel Seajacks Scylla has installed 25 out of the 100 wind turbine jacket foundations at the 950 MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. Chartered by DEME Group, Seajacks Scylla installed the 25th jacket foundation at the site some 22 kilometres off the Aberdeenshire coast on 29th August, according to the project’s latest Notice […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The jacket foundations for the Hornsea Two offshore substation and reactive compensation station (RCS) have set sail from Indonesia towards the project site in the UK. The structures weighing over 10,000 tons departed Batam on 13 August onboard heavy transport vessel (HTV) Big Lift Barentsz. The journey will take approximately 50 days via the Indian […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands-based SPT Offshore has won a contract for the design and installation of suction pile jacket foundations at the Fujian Changle Waihai offshore wind project in China. At the end of July, SPT Offshore signed a contract with Fujian Yongfu Power Engineering to cooperate on the project via a cloud signing ceremony. The 300 […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT’s) vessel Hawk arrived at the Port of Nigg on 21 July, carrying nine jacket foundations for Moray East wind turbines and one for the project’s offshore substation. The jackets will now be offloaded at Global Energy Group’s site in Nigg and will go through final preparations before Seajacks Scylla picks them […]