"Neart Na Gaoithe" News

Briggs Marine to Provide CTVs for Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 20, 2022

U.K.-based offshore services firm Briggs Marine said it has secured a contract to deliver crew transfer vessel (CTV) services to the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, currently under construction 15 kilometers off the Fife coast. The project is jointly owned by EDF Renewables UK and ESB…

First Substation Installed at Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 08, 2022

The first of two offshore electricity substations was installed at the site of the project at Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, under construction 15km off the coast of Fife, Scotland.This milestone means NnG can be fully connected…

Storage Space a Challenge for Offshore Wind Turbine Manufacturers

Jun 02, 2022

Some equations just don’t add up. For example, storing 500 offshore wind turbine blades at a site with only space for 400 (and that’s only if you don’t store the other key elements required to build a full turbine). Elaine Maslin visited Siemens Gamesa’s blade manufacturing facility in Hull…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's Blue Tern Jack-Up Wins Work at Neart na Goithe Offshore Wind Farm

May 19, 2022

Offshore wind installation contractor Fred. Olsen Windcarrier (FOWIC) has won a contract to support the jacket installation campaign on the Neart na Goithe (NnG) offshore wind farm in the UK, using its jack-up installation vessel, the Blue Tern…

Report: Saipem to Rethink Green Push After Profit Warning

Feb 16, 2022

Italy's Saipem is set to take a more cautious approach to new green business after delays to a wind farm project helped to tip the energy contractor into issuing a profit warning, two sources close to the matter said on Wednesday.Saipem, a [company…

DOF Subsea Secures Work for Skandi Acergy, Skandi Constructor Vessels

Jan 14, 2022

Norway-based offshore vessel owner DOF Subsea has secured a contract extension for the Skandi Acergy construction support vessel. It has also won a new contract in Trinidad and Tobago for the Skandi Constructor vessel.For the Skandi Acergy,…

Offshore Energy Tech Firm Ashtead Technology Goes Public

Nov 19, 2021

Ashtead Technology, a UK-based offshore energy services and technology company, announced Thursday that it had received strong support from new institutional investors and will begin trading on the London Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market on Tuesday…

Five Firms Selected For North of Tyne Offshore Wind Innovation Program

Jun 03, 2021

Five companies in the North of Tyne region of England have been selected to present their offshore wind solutions to the offshore energy industry players EDF Renewables and Equinor as part of the Technology, Innovation & Green Growth for Offshore…

Harland & Wolff to Build NnG Offshore Wind Farm Jackets in Methil, Creating 290 Jobs

Apr 16, 2021

InfraStrata's Harland & Wolff has won a contract with Saipem to build and load out eight wind turbine generator (WTG) jacket foundations for the EDF Renewables and ESB Energy-owned Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project, located in the outer Firth of Forth in Scotland…

Tekmar Energy to Protect Cables at Two Offshore Wind Farms in China

Feb 17, 2021

Tekmar Energy has said it has won contracts to provide cable protection systems for two offshore wind farm projects located in the coastal province of Guangdong in southeast China.Under the contracts with unnamed clients, Tekmar Energy will…

Tekmar to Protect Subsea Cables at Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 28, 2021

Prysmian, one of Europe's largest power cable manufacturers, has hired Tekmar Energy to provide a cable protection system to be deployed at the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm in the UK.The 450MW NnG project, jointly owned by EDF Renewables and ESB…

EDF Renewables Plans to Deploy Floating Wind Turbines at BOD Phase 2

Jan 28, 2021

EDF Renewables is looking to build phase two of the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator (BOD) wind farm off the coast of Northumberland, England, using floating offshore wind technology. Once completed it would be among the first projects of this kind in English waters…

Market Report: Global Heavy Lift Vessel Sector

Aug 25, 2020

The global heavy lift vessel market is a difficult place to be. Utilization for the fleet has remained depressingly low since the first oil and gas downturn in 2014, currently hovering around 33% for the global fleet with a lift capacity of over 800 tonnes…

Saipem's Giant Construction Vessel Starts Work on UK Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 19, 2020

One of the world’s largest offshore construction vessels Saipem 7000 has arrived 15km off the Fife coast to start the first phase of the offshore construction at the site of Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm.Under the contract awarded in November 2019…

KenzFigee Bags NnG OWF Contract

Mar 10, 2020

Dutch offshore lifting equipment provider KenzFigee has won a contract to deliver two 3-ton electric hydraulic Ram Luffing offshore cranes to be installed on the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore substation topsides.According to the supplier of tailor-made marine and offshore cranes…

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