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  • 7 December 2015

    Met masts for two new Taiwanese offshore wind projects have been grouted by ITW WindGroup’s UHPC material Ducorit®, the company informed. After a met mast for the TGC project was grouted with Ducorit S5 in July, in early November, the grouting work was carried out at the met mast for the TaiPower project, which will comprise 30 offshore wind turbines. The grouting operation on […]

  • 22 August 2016

    Amrumbank West’s meteorological mast was removed from the site in February 2016, as reported by SGS, a Hamburg-based inspection and certification company that supervised the decommissioning at the 302MW offshore wind farm. Prior to the dismantling, the met mast had been gathering data on wind conditions at the site since April 2005, when it was installed by Hochtief and Germany-based […]

  • 21 March 2013

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Overview on Met Mast Installation Services” report to their offering. The assessment of the available resources is one of the most important phases in the development of a wind project. Wind developers and government agencies need meteorological data to design, construct and operate wind energy projects. […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    During October 2014 Inch Cape offshore wind farm accomplished another very important milestone in its development: an offshore met mast has been installed to gather accurate wind resource, wind direction and wind velocity data. The mast has a gravity base foundation mainly made out of concrete. This innovative foundation type reduces the noise generated by […]

  • 23 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      Forewind has appointed Atkins to design the Meteorological (Met) masts for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm which is located off the east coast of Yorkshire and is potentially the largest offshore wind farm in the world. The masts will gather important meteorological data to help ensure that the wind turbines are designed and […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The scope concerns one met mast and its foundation for environmental monitoring,  designed, manufactured, delivered, transported, installed, commissionned for the offshore wind farm site of Courseulles-sur-Mer (between 12km and 25km from the coast). The optional scope is: – Pile driving test(s) (only for monopile foundations type); – Design, manufacturing, delivery, transportation, installation, commissionning of an offshore met mast for the […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    RES Offshore has signed an Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services contract with the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult for the met mast installed approximately 3 nautical miles off Blyth and close to the location of the proposed nearest shore array of the Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstration Project. RES will be delivering scheduled maintenance, unscheduled maintenance and […]

  • 20 March 2012

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has developed a new meteorological mast (‘met mast’) concept which can reduce costs for offshore wind developers and have a lesser impact on the environment. The new met mast design by OMM removes the need for specific front end engineering as a number of different variations have been created in ‘sections’ […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Forewind has used its latest operations and maintenance trip to the meteorological masts on Dogger Bank to trial new technology and methodology. The trip enabled aerial inspection and survey contractor Cyberhawk to utilise a new advanced camera technology to inspect the overall status of the met masts and condition of bolts along with the structure of the lattice […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    RES Offshore has successfully completed its first Engineer Procure Construct (EPC) contract for the design and installation of Met Mast for the West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm. Having been awarded the contract in June 2013, RES has project managed the design, fabrication and installation of the Met Mast within 12 months, completing the […]

  • 4 October 2011

      BMO Offshore announces successful completion of basin testing of the innovative FlexMetMast foundation design based on floating-to-fixed (F2F) technology. The FlexMetMast is designed to deliver bankable data for offshore wind projects with water depths between 20 and 40m. The scale model basin tests, which took place over a period of weeks at Deltares, Delft, […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Forewind has awarded a combined Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and SeaRoc team with the contract for the 2016 operations and maintenance (O&M) work on the two meteorological masts collecting data at Dogger Bank. The two masts were installed in 2013 and are located in the North Sea approximately 100 and 150 kilometres from the UK coast. The […]

  • 1 October 2012

    Concerns were raised regarding the monitoring mast offshore Jersey coast, writes BBC. Namely, the 9 meter mast is supposed to measure the wind speeds during the two-year project. The installation work has been postponed while the consultations are being held. Willie Peggie, director of the Environment Department, “We’ve got perhaps a fair way to go […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    East Anglia Offshore Wind has started remedial works on the East Anglia One ZE and East Anglia One 1B Met Mast, according to KIS-ORCA. The works have been performed from a Crew Transfer vessel since the 5th January, and will consist of the installation of 4 vertical axis wind turbines, one on the mast platform and three on the […]

  • 14 March 2013

    Humber Gateway offshore wind farm, located 8km off the East Yorkshire coast, just north of the mouth of the river Humber, will have 73 turbines and together the turbines will have an installed capacity of up to 219MW, which is enough electricity to power up to 170,000 UK homes – more than one and a […]

  • 10 October 2012

    After arriving at the Port of Tyne a few days ago, MPI Adventure is now installing a weather-testing station including a 750-tonne Met Mast off Blyth’s coast, the News Post Leader reports.   MPI Adventure, a wind turbine installation vessel was commissioned by the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) to install the Met Mast which […]

  • 6 June 2012

    Dulas Ltd, one of the UK’s longest standing renewable energy companies with 30 years’ experience in the sector, has announced that it is in negotiations to purchase Chillwind Ltd, the UK’s leading meteorological mast supply company. The partnership will strengthen Dulas’ ability to manufacture, distribute and install met masts across the UK and in Europe, […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    E.ON has filed an application to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for the removal of Rampion’s met mast lattice structure, which disconnected from the platform and collapsed into the water in 2014.  According to the document, the structure will be removed by Fugro Seacore, now one of Fugro GeoServices’ units, as the company integrated its geotechnical units […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    RES Offshore has followed up the successful installation of the West of Duddon sands (WoDS) offshore met mast with a contract to carry out the operation and maintenance (O&M) of the met mast and equipment for the next 5 years. The mast was installed in August this year at the 389MW West of Duddon Sands […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Fluor, the main contractor for the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm, has filed a legal claim against Ramboll in which it states that the foundation design for the wind farm’s meteorological mast was done unprofessionally and contributed to project delays and financial loss.  The contractor is seeking GBP 1.4 million as a compensation for having to replace the met […]

  • 13 September 2013

    Just after Tidal Transit’s third personnel transfer vessel sailed from a shipyard in Cartagena, Spain to Grimsby, it made its maiden voyage this week, writes the Lincolnshire Echo. Namely, the Tia Elizabeth, under a contract with RES Offshore, had sailed from Grimsby with twelve technicians heading for maintenance work on Hornsea met mast, where they […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Environment, Grid Connection

    Argyll and Bute Council’s planning committee has been recommended to give approval for SSE Renewables’ meteorological mast on Orsay Island at the next meeting to be held in August. However, Islay Community Council strongly opposes this decision because of the visual impact of the mast, the Scottish Express reports. The 200-foot high met mast will […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    The 78m offshore supply vessel VOS Sympathy will set sail from Newcastle tomorrow for an operations and maintenance trip to the two Forewind meteorological masts on Dogger Bank. The on-board team, including Forewind personnel and contractors, will carry out inspections and scheduled maintenance work on both Dogger Bank Met Mast East, located approximately 100 kilometres […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    RES has signed an operations and maintenance (O&M) contract for Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s offshore met mast situated approximately three nautical miles off Blyth.

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RES Offshore has signed an Engineer Procure Construct (EPC) contract for the design and installation of a power performance met mast for the West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm for ScottishPower Renewables and DONG Energy. The power performance met mast will record weather data to support the construction and operation phases of the wind […]

  • 8 October 2012

    The new 132m jack-up vessel Brave Tern, commissioned to install both of Forewind’s meteorological masts on Dogger Bank, has been completed and is now on her way to the Harland & Wolff fabrication plant in Belfast. Built by Fred Olsen Windcarrier at the Lamprell shipyard in Dubai, Brave Tern will arrive in Belfast in about […]