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  • 18 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 100 MHI Vestas V164-9.5MW wind turbines has been installed at the Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. The installation of the wind turbines is being undertaken by MHI Vestas, using Global Energy’s facility at the Port of Nigg in North East Scotland as the onshore pre-assembly port. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern is on her way to install the first wind turbines at the 950 MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. The vessel departed Port of Nigg loaded with the first sets of the MHI Vestas V164-9.5MW turbines on Tuesday, 12 January, AIS data shows. In total, Bold Tern will […]

  • 5 January 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern is en route to Port of Nigg in Scotland to start the wind turbine installation at the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm. Prior to heading to Nigg, Bold Tern completed the mobilisation for the project at the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark. Bold Tern will transport 100 […]

  • 29 December 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine installation at the Moray East offshore wind farm is scheduled to start in the first days of the next year, around 5 January. The wind turbines will be installed by the Bold Tern jack-up vessel, with the commissioning work to be done from Acta Centaurus, supported by two crew transfer vessels, HST Harri […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    UK energy market regulator Ofgem has opened a tender round to grant two offshore transmission licences to connect the Moray East and the Triton Knoll offshore wind farms to the UK grid. The tender process will consist of two stages for each project, an Enhanced Pre-Qualification (EPQ) stage, and an Invitation to Tender (ITT) stage, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Osprey Group has won a contract to provide handling and storage services for the spare export cable for the Moray East offshore wind farm. Under the contract, the company will receive and store approximately 2,500 metres of subsea cable and approximately 1,500 metres of HDD cable to be received from NKT’s cable laying vessel […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Ofgem will open a tender round for the offshore transmission licences for the Moray East and Triton Knoll offshore wind farms on 30 November. The authority issued a notice on 12 November, informing that the projects fulfilled all necessary conditions in accordance with regulation, including the submitted requests for qualifying projects, received payments and security […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Work to install the onshore cable which will connect the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm to the Scottish grid has ended, Siemens Energy said. The onshore cable, which starts near Banff, Aberdeenshire, takes the power generated offshore from the three 220kV subsea cables, and transmits it to the new onshore substation at New […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Inter-array cable testing and termination will start at the Moray East offshore wind farm around 11 November, with the first of the two campaigns scheduled for this kind of work. The testing and termination works will be carried out from the wind turbines and offshore substation platforms at the project site some 22 kilometres off […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    All three export cables for the Moray East offshore wind farm have been laid and pulled in, with the cable laying vessel NKT Victoria now demobilised after finishing the project. The vessel Havila Phoenix is currently burying the three subsea power cables below the seabed by using remotely operated trenching vehicles. Cable trenching is expected […]

  • 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
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cable laying vessel Living Stone has started the first inter-array cable installation campaign at the 950 MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. The wind farm will feature 100 66 kV inter-array cables and two offshore substation interconnector cables supplied by JDR Cable System. The installation campaign will be carried out in three phases. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The third and final offshore transformer module (OTM) has been installed at the Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. The wind farm’s first OTM was installed on 10 August, and the second unit followed shortly. Siemens Energy secured the contract to connect the wind farm to the grid in 2018. The company is also in charge […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Ayrshire-based Windhoist Limited has won a contract to provide local technicians to assist with pre-assembly works for Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland. 20 locally-based technicians have been recruited for the project which commences this month and is expected to reach completion in September 2021. This marks the third scope of works Windhoist has […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    A couple of days after its jacket foundation was installed, the third and final offshore transformer module (OTM) has left Belgium and is now on the way to the Moray East site off Scotland. Siemens Energy, which secured a contract to deliver the three OTMs for Moray East in 2018, announced last week that the final platform […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The jacket foundation for the third offshore transformer module (OTM) for Moray East offshore wind farm has been installed at the site off the Scottish coast. According to the project’s latest Notice of Operations, the jack-up vessel Seajacks Scylla installed the OSP1 jacket on 30 August. Meanwhile, the OSP1 topside was scheduled to sail out […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Grid Connection

    OSP1, the third and final offshore transformer module (OTM) that will be installed at the Moray East offshore wind farm, is ready to leave Belgium this weekend (29 – 30 August). The OTMs, for which Siemens Energy secured a contract in 2018, were fabricated by Smulders and ENGIE Solutions in Hoboken, Belgium. “This milestone – three […]