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Wind energy and biodiversity seminar - Review of the 4th edition which took place on 17 and 18 November 2021.
A look back at the 4th edition of the Wind Energy and Biodiversity seminar which took place on 17 and 18 November 2021 in the Grand Amphithéâtre du MNHN in Paris. Organised by the LPO, with the support of ADEME and the Ministry of Ecological Transition and the participation of the Syndicat des Energies Renouvelables and France Energie Eolienne, this event aims to establish a state of knowledge on the potential impacts of wind farms, the means of measuring them and mitigating them on land and at sea
[Project] Iberdrola selected for competitive dialogue
We are pleased to announce that on 15 September 2021, Iberdrola has been selected for the competitive dialogue that will start in mid-October for the 250 MW floating offshore wind farm project in Southern Brittany.
[News] Presentation to the local press of noise and turbidity measurement tools at sea
On 12 October, Ailes Marines organised a visit to the Lézardrieux logistics base for the press. The day began with a visit to the Lézardrieux logistics base, with a presentation of the facilities and the heavy pontoon.
[News from the works] Aeolus moved to work on the location of the electrical substation
The Aeolus vessel has completed the drilling work at location SB 26. The next step is to drill in the area of the electrical substation, the central element of the wind farm.
[Aeolus has completed drilling work on SB 3O
On Sunday morning, the Aeolus finished drilling at location SB30 and moved on to location SB26.
[Event] Seanergy 2021
Our Ailes Marines and Iberdrola teams are looking forward to seeing you at the Seanergy trade fair, a major annual event focusing on Marine Renewable Energy.
[News from the works] First passenger transferred with an Ailes Marines CTV
First passenger ever to be transferred from the wind farm in Saint Brieuc Bay to the coast with an Ailes Marines CTV.
[News from the works] The TSM WINDCAT 49 arrives on site
Ailes Marines today announced the arrival of the TSM WINDCAT 49 on the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm installation zone. The TSM WINDCAT 49 is the first French Crew Transport Vessel (CTV) specially designed for offshore wind farms. The vessel is owned by TSM WINDCAT, a joint venture between Thomas Services Maritimes and the Dutch company Windcat Workboats. The vessel was built in France and the Netherlands. Indeed, the hull of the vessel was built at the Delavergne shipyard in Vendée and it was equipped in Holland by Windcat.
Ailes Marines announces the return of AEOLUS to the area from 16 July 2021
Ailes Marines announces the return of the AEOLUS to the area from 16 July 2021, following the agreement of the maritime authorities. The Van Oord jack up vessel is responsible for drilling and installing the foundation piles for the offshore wind farm. After a complete review of the vessel's tools and equipment carried out by Van Oord in the Netherlands, all control and monitoring protocols for the work have been re-evaluated. Ailes Marines also announces the signing of an agreement with CEDRE.
News from the works] The Bravenes arrives on site and the Aethra is back
The vessel Bravenes is arriving on site and will be responsible for the installation of the riprap. The Aethra, which left for Cherbourg two days ago, is also back on site to take care of the pre-trenching.
[News work] The ship Aethra left today for the port of Cherbourg
The ship Aethra left today for the port of Cherbourg to make a crew change.
News] Ailes Marines provides details on the incident of 14 June 2021
The jack up vessel AEOLUS operated by the company Van Oord, in charge of drilling and installing the foundation piles for the offshore wind farm, left the Bay of Saint-Brieuc today for its home port in the Netherlands (Vlissingen), a decision that was approved by the authorities. At the same time, Ailes Marines confirms the continuation of the pre-trenching activities currently underway on the site, carried out by the company Prysmian with the vessel AETHRA.
News] The Havila Subsea vessel left the construction site today.
The Havila Subsea vessel left the construction site today. It has completed its first phase of work: rock removal. Its mission is over in the green zone. It will return (or another similar vessel) to work on the next areas.
Compensation for professional fishermen during the construction, operation and dismantling phases of the park
During the construction phase of the wind farm in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc, Ailes Marines is setting up a system of individual and collective financial compensation for those involved in the fishing sector. The implementation of these compensation measures is the subject of consultations between the fisheries committees, the institutions and the fishing industry organisations.
Second workshop on collective measures to accompany the fisheries sector
On 6 April, Ailes Marines organised a second workshop on collective measures to accompany the fishing industry: The workshop was attended by the President of CDPMEM22, the Director of the CCI Côtes d'Armor as manager of the tidal halls, the President of the GALPA Pays de Saint-Brieuc, the Sea and Coastal Commission and the President of the Comité Régional Conchylicole Bretagne Nord as an actor seeking to develop synergies with the whole fishing industry. This workshop invited the main actors of the departmental fishing industry to share their points of view on the actions to be taken for the benefit of the sector. 5 areas of support were proposed: >> read more