"Moray East" News

Halfway There: 50th Turbine Installed at Moray East Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 11, 2021

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's Blue Tern offshore installation vessel on Thursday evening at 22.40, installed the 50th Vestas V164-9.5MW turbine at the Moray East offshore wind farm in the UK,  which marked halfway point of the project.The first…

VIDEO: Scotland’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Exports First Power

Jun 07, 2021

Moray East offshore wind farm in the Moray Firth, Scotland, on June 4 exported its first power to the national grid via its new substation south of New Deer in Aberdeenshire.The 950MW wind farm is being developed by Moray Offshore Windfarm East Ltd (MOWEL)…

Island Offshore Bags Walk-to-Work Vessel Contract at UK Wind Farm

May 25, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel firm Island Offshore said Tuesday it had won a vessel contract at the Moray East offshore wind farm in the UK.With its Island Crown vessel, Island Offshore is providing the wind farm operator MOWEL with Walk-to-Work services…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Sends Another Jack-Up to APAC, as Siemens Gamesa Extends Brave Tern Charter

May 06, 2021

Offshore wind installation contractor Fred. Olsen Windcarrier said Thursday it would send another jack-up to the Asia Pacific region to fulfill its contractual obligation in the area, as the wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable has extended…

Ocean Winds Looks to Build Offshore Wind Farms in Ireland

Apr 05, 2021

Offshore wind developer Ocean Winds said Monday it was eyeing the expansion of its global offshore wind portfolio to include Ireland.Ocean Winds' current offshore wind portfolio includes 1.5GW in construction and 4GW in development.The company…

DEME to Install Hollandse Kust Offshore Substations

Feb 18, 2021

DEME Offshore has won a contract to transport and install the jackets and topsides for two substations for the Hollandse Kust offshore wind farms, in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.The company will also supply and install scour protection for both substations…

Moray East Offshore Wind Farm: First Turbine Up, 99 More to Go

Jan 18, 2021

The first offshore wind turbine was installed last Friday at the Moray East offshore wind farm in the Moray Firth, Scotland.The first turbine installation comes just a few weeks after the Moray East consortium announced the completion of jacket…

Lamprell to Split Three Ways. Puts Greater Focus on Renewables, Digital

Jan 15, 2021

Lamprell, a company traditionally known as oil and gas rig builder, has this week announced a reorganization of its business aimed at increasing focus on renewables and the energy transition. Based in the UAE, the company has in recent years increased its uptake of renewables sector orders…

All Jackets Installed at Moray East Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 30, 2020

Belgian offshore installation contractor DEME Offshore has completed the installation of offshore wind turbine jackets for the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland.The offshore wind farm is being developed by Moray Offshore Windfarm East Ltd (MOWEL)…

UK, Norway Offshore O&G Sectors to See Modest Rise in Investment in 2021

Dec 21, 2020

After a turbulent 2020 for the oil and gas industry, 2021 is expected to see a modest rise in investment in the UK and Norway offshore sectors, assuming a US$50 per barrel average oil price.Exploration activity could recover to 2019 levels and investment in new developments is set to increase…

Moray East Offshore Wind Farm Jacket Transport Completed

Nov 25, 2020

On November 25, 2020, MV Hawk discharged her final jacket foundation for the Moray East Offshore Wind Farm.OHT’s heavy transportation vessel carried its second load of 10jackets from Lamprell’s fabrication site in Hamriyah, UAE, arriving at the Port of Nigg in the Cromarty Firth on November 12…

Global Energy Names Ex-Rugby Pro to Lead Its Renewables Business

Nov 11, 2020

Inverness-based offshore energy construction and services firm Global Energy Group said Wednesday it has appointed Iain Sinclair to the newly created role of Executive Director of Renewables and Energy Transition and shared plans to launch a new operation in Edinburgh…

Final Moray East Wind Farm Jackets Loaded in Dubai. Third Substation Installed

Sep 18, 2020

The final batch of jackets that will support offshore wind turbines at the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm in the UK was loaded this week at a fabrication yard in Dubai ahead of the sailaway.The news was shared Thursday afternoon (CET) by DEME Offshore…

Moray East Offshore Wind Farm: Final Substation Set for Sailaway

Aug 28, 2020

The last of three offshore substations for the Moray East offshore wind farm is set to leave the fabrication yard and sail away to its offshore location in the UK North Sea over the weekend.The 950MW wind farm is being developed by Moray Offshore Windfarm East Ltd (MOWEL)…

Cable Specialist JDR Secures Moray East Offshore Wind Farm Deal

Aug 25, 2020

Subsea cable specialist JDR has signed a contract with Dutch marine contractor Boskalis to provide the termination and testing of 100 array cables and two offshore substation interconnector cables for the Moray East offshore wind farm off the coast of Scotland…

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