Industry first: DEME drills XL monopile into French seabed

DEME has installed the first drilled XL monopile at the Saint-Nazaire wind farm offshore France. This is the first time this technique has been used to install an XL monopile on an offshore wind farm. Source: DEME Although the first … Read More

LDD performing grouting work at Saint-Nazaire OWF

Large Diameter Drilling (LDD), an Acteon company, has signed a contract with DEME Offshore to deliver grouting services for the installation of foundations at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France, where the first turbine foundation was recently installed. The … Read More

Endiprev completes installation test for first French offshore wind farm

Endiprev has carried out the installation test for the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire project, set to be the first commercial-scale wind farm installed in French waters. Endiprev France concluded the installation test in the Antwerp Port, during which the team investigated … Read More

8.2 France working on Saint-Nazaire OWF

8.2 France has been appointed to carry out quality monitoring of the assembly of the nacelles, the e-stack, and pre-assembly at the logistics hub in the port area for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. The company, which started its three-year … Read More

Smulders produces 2,000th transition piece

Smulders has produced its milestone 2,000th transition piece, destined for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. Smulders Smulders says it started with the production of the 2,000th transition piece this month, which is barely six years after celebrating the … Read More

First nacelle for France’s first offshore wind farm rolls out

GE Renewable Energy has produced the first turbine nacelle for the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire – France’s first offshore wind farm. Source: GE Renewable Energy This nacelle, which contains the generator, is the first in a series of 80 Haliade 150-6 … Read More