Moray West News

Lamprell Delivers All Transition Pieces for Moray West Offshore Wind Farm

May 27, 2024

Offshore construction firm Lamprell has completed the final delivery of 62 transition pieces for Ocean Winds’ Moray West offshore wind farm.Lamprell, which was in charge of the construction of the transition pieces for the 882 MW offshore wind farm…

DEME’s Orion Vessel Heads to US After Finishing Scottish Offshore Wind Job

Apr 16, 2024

DEME’s DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion has departed for the United States to prepare for the installation of 176 foundations on the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, following the wrap up of works at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland…

Ocean Winds Releases Report on Safe UXO Disposal at UK Offshore Wind Farm

May 24, 2024

Ocean Winds, a joint venture between EDP Renewables and ENGIE, has published a report on environmentally safe and predictable UXO disposal at its Moray West offshore wind farm.The report demonstrates how the “low-order deflagration” method for…

First Moray West 14.7MW Offshore Wind Turbine Comes Up

Apr 22, 2024

Ocean Winds, the developer of the Moray Firth offshore wind farm, has installed the first out of 60 planned Siemens Gamesa turbines capable of 14.7 MW output.The pre-assembly activity of the 60 turbines is being managed by Siemens Gamesa, Siemens Energy’s wind business…

Siemens Gamesa Rolls Out First Moray West 14MW Offshore Wind Turbine Nacelles

Feb 26, 2024

Siemens Gamesa has produced the first nacelles for over 14 MW-rated offshore wind turbines that will be deployed at Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland.The nacelles were produced at Siemens Gamesa’s Cuxhaven factory in Germany. According to the company…

First Foundation Installed for Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind

May 22, 2024

Dominion Energy has announced that the first monopile foundation for the 2.6-gigawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW), the largest offshore wind farm under construction in the United States, has been installed approximately 29 miles off the Virginia Beach coast…

Boskalis Wraps Up Moray West Offshore Wind Farm Ops

Mar 18, 2024

Dutch marine services firm Boskalis has completed its activities in support of the development of Ocean Winds’ 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland.As part of its multidisciplinary role in the project, Boskalis deployed six vessels…

Nexans Completes Cable Pull-Ins at Moray West Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 11, 2024

French subsea power cable maker Nexans has completed the offshore export cable pull-ins at 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland.Nexans used its cable laying vessel Nexans Aurora to perform offshore export cable pull-ins for both…

DEME Installs First XXL Monopile for Moray West Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 20, 2024

Belgium-based offshore installation services company DEME has installed the first XXL monopile foundation at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland.DEME used its Orion offshore installation vessel to complete the task, which is…

Lamprell Delivers Two Baches of Moray West Transition Pieces

Jan 19, 2024

The first two batches of transition pieces (TPs) for the Moray West offshore wind project, comprising 20 units, have been delivered and offloaded at the Port of Nigg in Scotland.Following arrival, the TPs underwent transfer of care inspections…

Amazon to Source 473MW of Clean Power from Scottish Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 30, 2024

Amazon has signed a corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) with developers of 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland, securing more than half of its capacity to power its UK operations.The CPAA was signed with Engie, which together…

Moray West Transition Pieces Arrive at Port of Nigg

Nov 28, 2023

Global Energy Group (GEG) has welcomed the first delivery of transition pieces for the 882MW Moray West Offshore Wind Farm to the Port of Nigg in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland.Ocean Winds, the 50:50 joint venture between Engie and EDP Renewables…

Boskalis Completes Installation of First OSP for 882MW Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 19, 2023

The installation of the first offshore substation platform (OSP) for Ocean Winds’ Moray West offshore wind farm has been completed by Boskalis, using its DP vessel Bokalift1.The heavy lift operations in the Port of Nigg and on-site were completed successfully and safely…

Harlyn Solutions Completes First Phase of Offshore Substation Transport for Moray West Wind Farm

Nov 14, 2023

Harlyn Solutions said Tuesday it had completed the first phase of the offshore substation transport for the Moray West Wind Farm, with the two substations now in the Cromarty Firth awaiting their installation at the offshore wind farm.Harlyn Solutions…

Global Energy Group Lands Transition Piece Preassembly Deal for Moray West Wind Farm

Oct 05, 2023

Global Energy Group (GEG) has been selected by Moray West Offshore Wind Farm to provide preassembly support services for the marshalling of 62 transition pieces (TPs) at the Port of Nigg. The major contract encompasses a broad range of critical onsite services…

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