"Seagreen" News

ASCO to Support Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm Construction

Apr 11, 2022

Aberdeen-based logistics and materials management firm  ASCO has won a contract with offshore wind turbine maker Vestas to support the Seagreen offshore wind farm project, located 27 km off the coast of Angus.Under the contract, of an undisclosed value…

Heerema to Install 9,500t Substation Topside for Dogger Bank C Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 18, 2022

Offshore installation specialist Heerema Marine Contractors has secured a contract for the transport and installation of the Dogger Bank C offshore substation, part of the Dogger Bank project in the UK, which will be the world's largest offshore wind farm…

Shore Power On, Engines Off for Heerema's Giant Crane Vessels Sleipnir and Thialf

Mar 17, 2022

Offshore installation company Heerema Marine Contractors said Thursday that its largest semi-submersible crane vessels, Sleipnir and Thialf, recently switched from using their engines to using Shore Power in the Port of Rotterdam.'The successful…

Topside Installed: Another Milestone Passed at Scotland's Largest Fixed-bottom Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 08, 2022

Construction of Seagreen, Scotland's largest fixed bottom offshore wind farm and the world's deepest of its kind, has reached another critical milestone with the installation of the 4,800-tonne offshore platform topside off the Angus coast.'The topside forms the backbone of the offshore wind farm…

Demand for Vessels Capable of Installing Giant Offshore Wind Turbines to Outpace Supply by 2024, Rystad Says

Feb 02, 2022

Offshore wind turbine makers have been working to build increasingly bigger turbines, and the likes of GE, Siemens Gamesa, Vestas, and MingYang have in the past two years or so unveiled designs for giant 14-16MW rated units.It has been said that larger turbines…

Cadeler Secures Work of O-Class Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Jan 27, 2022

Offshore wind turbine installation company Cadeler A/S said Thursday it had won an important contract with wind turbine maker Vestas, and entered a reservation agreement with an undisclosed client. 'The agreements ensure optimal utilization…

ScotWind: SSE, Marubeni, CIP Win Rights to Construct 2.6GW Floating Wind Farm

Jan 17, 2022

As part of Crown Estate Scotland's ScotWind seabed leasing round, the SSE Renewables-Marubeni-CIP partnership has secured rights to 858 square kilometers of seabed that will support the development of a new giant floating offshore wind farm offshore Scotland…

Petrofac Bolsters Offshore Wind Capabilities with Senior Appointment

Jan 13, 2022

Petrofac, a service provider to the energy industry, has appointed Phaedra Pritchard as New Head of Wind Operations and Maintenance (O&M), boosting its global offering in the wind sector.Pritchard will be responsible for building and supporting…

5,100-ton Substation Jacket Installed at Scotland's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 24, 2021

UK-based offshore wind developer SSE Renewables has informed that construction of Seagreen, the world’s deepest fixed bottom offshore wind farm,  which is also Scotland’s largest, has reached another milestone with the installation of a jacket…

Offshore Wind: Marine License Granted for Seagreen 1A Proposal

Dec 13, 2021

UK-based renewable energy giant SSE said Monday that its Seagreen 1A  offshore wind farm proposal had achieved a significant milestone after Scottish Government Ministers consented to its Marine Licence application.The Marine Licence covers the offshore elements of the project…

Siem Offshore Nets More Offshore Wind Work for OSCV Duo

Dec 13, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore said Monday it had signed a contract with an undisclosed client for operations in South East Asia for the Siem Barracuda offshore subsea construction vessel (OSCV), and an extension for OSCV Siem Stingray…

Scotland's Largest: First Turbine Installed at Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 09, 2021

The first offshore wind turbine has been installed at Seagreen, an SSE-TotalEnergies project which will become Scotland’s largest and the world’s deepest fixed bottom offshore wind farm once complete.The installation of the first Vestas V164-10…

ICMS Installs CTV Pontoon for Scotland’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 07, 2021

Inland and Coastal Marina Systems (ICMS) said Tuesday it had installed a new 30-meter pontoon for the Montrose Port Authority to service the Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm, Scotland’s largest wind farm.The new 30m x 4.4m pontoon will allow safe…

SSE, Equinor Reach FID on 1.2GW Dogger Bank C Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 02, 2021

SSE Renewables, with partner Equinor, has reached financial close on Dogger Bank C, the third phase of what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, located in the UK North Sea.The two firms are already building the first two phases of Dogger Bank Wind Farm…

Van Oord to Install Scour Protection at Seagreen Wind Farm Turbine Foundations

Nov 26, 2021

Offshore installation contractor Seaway 7 has hired Van Oord to install scour protection around the 114 wind turbine foundations at the Seagreen offshore wind farm in the UK.The wind farm, where Seaway 7 is the main installation contractor,…

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