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  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following last month’s contract signing between DONG Energy and Jan De Nul Group for the installation of the Race Bank OWF export cable, Cathie Associates has announced its engagement in the project. Cathie Associates will be providing geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy to Jan De Nul Group for the installation of the export cable. Robin Comrie, UK […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cathie Associates has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Blue Wind Engineering (BWE) to cooperate on expanding within the offshore wind industry in South Korea. According to Robin Comrie, Co-Managing Director of Cathie Associates, the company hopes to play a role in the growth of offshore wind in the region as South Korea aims to […]

  • 7 July 2014

    Cathie Associates announced that they have been awarded a contract for geoconsultancy and survey management services in relation to the detailed geotechnical drilling campaign on the Mainstream Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm development. This contract award enables the continuation of a collaborative and proactive relationship with Mainstream Renewable Power. Management of the survey campaign […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK-headquartered offshore geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy, Cathie Associates, has announced the opening of operations in the USA with the appointment of a Vice President.

  • 9 July 2013

    Cathie Associates have been appointed as Geoscience Advisors to Wave Hub for the recently announced Energy Technologies Institute floating offshore wind demonstrator project, located 10 miles off the north coast of Cornwall. The project aims to develop, build and test a floating offshore wind turbine to investigate whether floating wind farms could play a cost […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Global Maritime and Cathie have entered a partnership that will see the two companies bringing a holistic jack-up consultancy solution to the offshore wind industry, according to a press release from Cathie. The two companies will combine their expertise in offshore geoscience and engineering consultancy to provide integrated Leg Penetration Assessment (LPA) and Site Specific […]

  • 22 March 2016
    R&D

    Cathie Associates have been appointed by the Marine Environmental Data & Information Network (MEDIN) to create a guideline for offshore geotechnical site investigations. The guideline will form part of the MEDIN framework of specifications that govern best practice in collecting metadata for re-use of UK marine information. Cathie Associates said the new guideline will fully encompass […]

  • 4 October 2016

    Cathie Associates has teamed up with independent marine structural engineering company, Ceteal, and multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy, Ghenova to provide support for DONG Energy’s offshore wind farm projects under a five-year contract. Together, the consortium will deliver on a framework agreement which will provide a range of geotechnical and geophysical consultants for DONG Energy’s offshore wind […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Cathie Group has secured a contract by Saipem to provide geotechnical assistance for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind project in the UK. Cathie is in charge of providing the interpretation of the geotechnical conditions encountered at the 450MW wind farm located off the coast of Fife. The UK-based company also played a role […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    ABPmer was contracted by Cathie Associates Ltd to assess sediment mobility along the export and infield cable routes of two sub-projects within the Hornsea offshore windfarm zone. To help Cathie Associates Ltd establish the required cable burial depths, ABPmer reviewed detailed survey data to assess the potential for future changes in the profile of the […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK-based offshore geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy, Cathie Associates, has established a US entity – Cathie Associates Inc – in Boston, Massachusetts, to serve offshore wind development in the United States.

  • 24 June 2015
    R&D

    CIRIA, an independent supplier of construction industry guidance and best practice, is working on a guidance for horizontal directional drilling (HDD), which will cover all aspects of planning, designing, constructing, maintaining and decommissioning a horizontal directional drilling installation. Cathie Associates have announced that they are supporting and actively engaging with CIRIA in the initiation of the new project, […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Atlas Professionals, the Netherlands-based specialist recruiter, will set up a new office in Houston, Texas, with an aim to tap into the country’s offshore energy market, including offshore wind.

  • 25 June 2015
    R&D

    Following on from years of work with Narec, Cathie Associates reported that its expertise is now being utilised by EDF Energy Renewables in the development of the Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstration Project. The company is delivering geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy to the project from geophysical and geotechnical survey design, supervision and management to geological GIS […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Carbon Trust has published guidelines on the use of suction caissons on offshore wind farms with an aim to increase their usage. The Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) Suction Installed Caisson Foundation Design Guidelines features research and understanding to provide clarity and guidance for engineers looking to design suction buckets. According to The Carbon Trust, the […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Maximizing the availability of every wind turbine has long been the idealistic goal for the North American wind industry – the assumption being that there is a correlation between optimum availability and financial return. New benchmarking studies by renewable energy consultancy GL Garrad Hassan, show, however, that this is not always necessarily the case. In […]

  • 8 March 2018

    Cathie Associates have performed a study which enabled the reduction of noise in the water column created by monopile driving at the Arkona offshore wind farm site in Germany, the company informed after all the 60 foundations were installed.

  • 7 March 2014

    Xodus Group, Cathie Associates and UTEC Geomarine have teamed up to deliver a landmark study which will aim to reduce the costs of generating electricity from offshore wind farms in UK waters. The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), which brings together nine offshore wind developers (DONG Energy, E.ON, Mainstream Renewable Power, RWE Innogy, ScottishPower […]

  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    G-Octopus, a Cathie Associates company, is rebranding in order to bring into focus its piling solutions for the renewable energy and oil & gas industries.

  • 12 July 2012

    Energi Coast, North East England’s Renewables Group, has welcomed five new industry specialists to its steering group. The individuals bring a wealth of experience and expertise from the global energy industry supply chain to the group. They will support Energi Coast’s activities to raise awareness of the region’s innovative and integrated offshore renewables supply chain. […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has published guidance for the geophysical surveying for unexploded ordnance (UXO) and boulders that is being carried out to support subsea cable installation at offshore wind farm sites.

  • 16 March 2014

    The Netherlands: New O&M System to Cut Down Offshore Wind Costs A new system for wind farm operations and maintenance is set to significantly reduce the maintenance costs. The system has been developed by the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) using data from energy company Essent/RWE. East Anglia Zone Could Become Center of […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    While the future of new wind farm development hangs in the balance, there are still many more dollars to be made by focusing on smarter operations & maintenance (O&M) strategy for live projects in North America. This becomes even more essential as the volume of projects reaching end-of-warranty increases and operators have choices to make […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium has allocated a grant to the start-up RCAM Technologies to develop its modular concrete offshore wind foundation. The National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium selected RCAM Technologies for contract negotiation as part of its second round of wind research and development projects. RCAM’s award, which […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has commenced the initial physical preparatory works for the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1 & 2 offshore wind project in the Netherlands. The Swedish company has started setting up a project team and has performed the first studies necessary to properly estimate the activities involved in building the project. The actual offshore works and various […]

  • 12 February 2016

    The Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has published a new report to inform industry on how to apply the Cable Burial Risk Assessment Guidance (CBRA), following its launch in 2015. The new Application Guide for the Specification of the Depth of Lowering using CBRA explains how the probabilistic methodology can be applied to real offshore projects based […]