Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Reaches Halfway Mark on Moray East

June 14, 2021 | Renewables | Energy Facts Staff Writer | 2min

On Thursday evening 10 June at 22.40, the 50th Vestas V164-9.5MW turbine was installed by Blue Tern on Moray East, marking the halfway milestone. (Read a previous update and more about the Moray East project here.)

Friday morning 15 January 2021, Bold Tern installed the first turbine on Moray East. In May she was swapped with Blue Tern on the project due to a planned crane upgrade on Bold Tern – read the story here. Blue Tern will finish installations on the project.

The Moray East windfarm is located at Moray Firth, 22km off the east coast of Scotland, using Global Energy’s facility at Port of Nigg as the onshore pre-assembly port. The project is being developed by Moray Offshore Windfarm East Ltd., which is a joint venture company owned by Ocean Winds (56.6%), Diamond Green Limited (33.4%), and CTG (10%).