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  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The first gravity-based foundation (GBF) has been installed onto the sea bed for EDF Blyth wind farm project off the Northumberland coast, UK. Earlier this month, the gravity base left BAM’s dry dock in Newcastle and was floated down the River Tyne to Port of Tyne to have additional ballast added to it prior the […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    BAM has floated out the first of the five concrete gravity base foundations being constructed for EDF Blyth wind farm project off the Northumberland coast, UK. The gravity base left the dry dock in Newcastle and was floated down the River Tyne to Port of Tyne. The base will have additional ballast added to it […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    High voltage engineering specialist, EDS HV Group (EDS), now part of James Fisher and Sons, has completed installation, termination and testing work at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm (BOD). The BOD project has enabled owner and developer, EDF Renewables UK, to trial new technology and it is the first offshore wind farm to be […]

  • 5 February 2013

    Boat builder Alnmaritec has launched the latest of its windfarm support vessels (WFSV) for long time client North Sea Logistics. The 19m Wave Captain class boat is powered by 2 x 880bhp Doosan engines and reaches over 25 knots. She has demonstrated exceptional sea keeping characteristics and superb handling when approaching and pushing up on […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Boat builder Alnmaritec has launched the latest of its windfarm support vessels (WFSV) for long time client North Sea Logistics. The 19m Wave Captain class boat is powered by 2 x 880bhp Doosan engines and reaches over 25 knots. She has demonstrated exceptional sea keeping characteristics and superb handling when approaching and pushing up on […]

  • 5 February 2013

    Boat builder Alnmaritec launched the latest of its windfarm support vessels (WFSV) recently for long time client North Sea Logistics. The 19m Wave Captain class boat is powered by 2 x 880bhp Doosan engines and reaches over 25 knots. She has demonstrated exceptional sea keeping characteristics and superb handling when approaching and pushing up on […]

  • 5 February 2013

    Boat builder Alnmaritec launched the latest of its windfarm support vessels (WFSV) recently for long time client North Sea Logistics. The 19m Wave Captain class boat is powered by 2 x 880bhp Doosan engines and reaches over 25 knots. She has demonstrated exceptional sea keeping characteristics and superb handling when approaching and pushing up on […]

  • 24 April 2019

    E.ON has decommissioned the two-turbine Blyth project, the first offshore wind farm built in UK waters. The Blyth offshore wind farm features two 2MW turbines commissioned in December 2000, which were at that time the most powerful units. According to E.ON, wind farms usually have a lifespan of 20-25 years and Blyth has reached the end of […]

  • 7 December 2016

    In October, EDF Energy Renewables established a new project office in Blyth to manage the construction of the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm, located around 6km off the coast of Blyth, connecting to a new substation being built on the site of the former Blyth Power Station. The scheme’s 25‐strong project team has moved into […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Tekmar has been awarded a contract by VBMS to supply its 7th generation of TekLink cable protection system, bellmouths, cover disks and hang-offs on Blyth offshore wind farm. The 66kV wind farm is wholly owned by EDF Energies Nouvelles and is being built by EDF Energy Renewables. Nexans will supply the cable which will be […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Fugro has shared a video showing the decommissioning of the Blyth project, the first offshore wind farm built in UK waters. The Blyth offshore wind farm consisted of two 2MW turbines commissioned in December 2000, which were at that time the most powerful units. Back then, Fugro supported E.ON with the site investigation and the […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    EDF Energy Renewables will utilise the Port of Blyth as a mobilisation and operation & maintenance base for its new offshore wind farm to be installed off the coast of Northumberland. Port of Blyth Chief Executive Martin Lawlor said: “We’re delighted to be providing both an operational and mobilisation base for this significant offshore wind project […]

  • 7 June 2016

    RenewableUK has welcomed the announcement that EDF Energy Renewables (EDF ER) is to start work on the Blyth offshore wind farm. The implementation of innovative new technology, such as 66 kilovolt cabling and concrete gravity base foundations for the first time in British waters, are significant steps in the evolution of the offshore wind industry, RenewableUK stated. […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Five gravity based foundations (GBFs) have now been installed off the coast of Blyth to mark the latest stage of a pioneering offshore wind farm development using a new “float and submerge” process.  EDF Energy Renewables is currently delivering the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm after taking over responsibility for the scheme from ORE Catapult […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Storage

    EDF Group officially opened the 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm on Friday, 22 June.

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Port of Blyth has released its 2017 financial results, reporting a turnover of GBP 20.6 million alongside an adjusted operating profit of GBP 1.32 million and total investment of GBP 4.2 million. Last year also saw record commercial vessel movements which grew by 3% on 2016’s previous record high, while total cargo tonnage increased by 6% over the same period.

  • 8 June 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    EDF Energy Renewables will utilise the Port of Blyth as a mobilisation and operation & maintenance base for its new offshore wind farm to be installed off the coast of Northumberland. Port of Blyth Chief Executive Martin Lawlor said: “We’re delighted to be providing both an operational and mobilisation base for this significant offshore wind project […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Research & Development, Technology

    Wind turbine foundations are now in place off the coast of Blyth to mark the latest stage of the 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm project.

  • 29 March 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    Port of Blyth has shared a photo of Gulf Marine Services testing the jack-up operation of the Self Elevating Support Vessel (SESV) GMS Endeavour at the port’s South Harbour.

  • 5 July 2012

    The new boat was handed-over in Southampton, UK, and is now based in Barrow in Furness from where it is currently providing support services for the Walney Wind Farm. The new boat, “Wildcat 3”, is the largest catamaran ever built by Blyth Workcats and the company is confident that it will introduce a new standard […]

  • 7 June 2016

    EDF Energy Renewables will build a new offshore wind farm off the coast of Blyth in Northumberland. Onshore construction work has already begun and offshore work will start in 2017. The wind farm will comprise five turbines, totaling 41.5MW in capacity. The project has permission for a maximum total generating capacity of almost 100MW. Blyth […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Nexans cable technology has been selected by VBMS to deliver inter-array and export cables for Blyth offshore wind farm. As part of its own contract with EDF Energy Renewables, VBMS will use the Nexans 66 kV inter-array cable system to provide the subsea connection between the offshore turbines and the onshore grid for the Blyth Offshore […]