Neart na Gaoithe enters first phase of offshore construction

One of the world’s largest offshore construction vessels has arrived at the site of the EDF Renewables and ESB owned Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, 15km off the Fife coast, as the project enters its first phase of offshore construction. The S7000, Saipem’s semi-submersible crane vessel, will start the installation of casings for … Read more

NnG supply chain case study – StormGeo

The latest in our Scottish supply chain series, showcasing the important part it is playing in the development and construction of NnG, is StormGeo. From its office in Aberdeen, StormGeo has a large team of dedicated experts who provide weather intelligence and advanced data science to a range of sectors. StormGeo started work on NnG … Read more

NnG supply chain case study – Briggs Marine

This week, in our series highlighting the important role the Scottish supply chain is playing in the construction of NnG, we focus on Briggs Marine. With over 40 years’ experience in coastal, nearshore and offshore operations, Briggs Marine offers world class marine expertise in areas including diving services, vessel charter and management, submarine cable installation … Read more

Weekend road closures south west of Innerwick

From Saturday 25th July, for 10-12 weeks, there will be weekend closures and diversions on the roads marked on this map, click here. Diversion signage will be in place and pedestrians and cycles can pass through the works. The closures are to facilitate installation of a series of road improvement measures and junction widening to … Read more

NnG supply chain case study – Halo Communications

Next up in our series on the Scottish supply chain is Halo Communications. We spoke to Managing Director Allan Moffat who explained the vital work his Kilmarnock based telecommunications company is carrying out for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm. The Scottish supply chain will play an important role in the development of … Read more

NnG supply chain case study – Partrac

The Scottish supply chain will play a significant role in the construction of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, and over the next few weeks we will showcase companies who have already carried out work on the project, alongside those who will begin work later this year. In the first of our series … Read more

NnG project construction update – May 2020

As you may already be aware, construction of the NnG Offshore Wind Farm, jointly owned by EDF Renewables and ESB, started earlier this year. We paused construction of the project in March due to the Coronavirus pandemic. I am writing to let you know that following the latest Scottish Government guidance on infrastructure projects in … Read more