Thistle Wind Partners land 2 GW in highly competitive ScotWind offshore wind leasing round

Crown Estate Scotland announced that Thistle Wind Partners (TWP), a consortium of DEME Concessions, Qair Marine SAS, and Aspiravi International NV, have been awarded 2GW worth of option areas in Scotland’s highly competitive ScotWind seabed leasing process. The win includes a 1 GW fixed foundation project and a 1 GW floating wind farm. The consortium …

Collett delivers 57metre blades for Twentyshilling Wind Farm

In June 2021, the Collett Teams began transporting components for 9 Vestas V117 turbines from King George V Dock.  Each of the components for each complete turbine; the three tower sections, three blades, nacelle, drive train and hub, would require specialist transport logistics for the 170 mile journey to site. Collett undertook a test drive …

Blue Water opens two new offices in the Middle East

Active in the Middle East since the mid-80s, Blue Water is opening two additional offices in Iraq and Saudi Arabia. This is to underline and strengthen the objective of servicing customers across the business with a regional and local presence. “We want to expand our global presence to serve current and future customers in the …

Mammoet assists offshore wind farm construction in Taiwan

Approximately 35km-60km off the coast of Taiwan’s Changhua County, the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a Offshore Wind Farms are being constructed as part of Taiwan’s transition towards renewable energy use. Mammoet-Giant Taiwan joint venture has supported construction of these wind farms by providing a range of engineering and design services, as well as assisting with …

Enerpac EVO system plays key role in the ITER Tokamak Magnet Lift

Enerpac hydraulic cylinders will have a key role in the final construction of the ITER fusion tokamak in 2024. On completion of assembly of the tokamak’s vacuum vessel sectors, nine cylinders now pre-installed at the bottom of the machine will lift a 11m diameter, 320 ton, circular poloidal magnet (PF6) into position at the base …

Eiffage consortium secures two offshore wind contracts in the UK

Eiffage consortium has been awarded two new contracts to manufacture the foundations and electrical substations for two wind farms off the British coast. Alongside the Dutch company Sif, Smulders won the contract to manufacture and supply 87 foundations, each comprising a monopile and transition piece, for the third and final phase (C) of the Dogger …

Vinci buys ACS’s energy business for €4.9 billion

Vinci has completed the purchase of ACS’s energy business (Cobra IS) after announcing the agreement on 1 April 2021. The acquisition covers most of the contracting business of the ACS Industrial Services division; 9 greenfield concession projects under development or construction, mainly electrical transmission networks in Latin America as well as the renewable energy project …