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  • 13 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    The two met masts, designed by KCI the engineers B.V., are intended to measure the meteorological and oceanographic data required for the future offshore wind farm developments.

  • 1 December 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Seafox informed today, 1 December, that it decommissioned two Forewind’s Dogger Bank meteorological masts at the end of September, together with Ardent as the main subcontractor for the works.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    The SeaRoc Group has completed a maintenance visit to the two Forewind meteorological masts, installed at the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm site in 2013. SeaRoc team of 9 personnel included an operations manager, rope access riggers and engineers to undertake inspections and scheduled maintenance on both Dogger Bank Met Mast East, located approximately 100 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Technology

    Offshore WIND Team spoke to FLiDAR’s Bruce Douglas at EWEA Offshore 2013 held in Frankfurt. Mr. Douglas commented on the company’s latest contracts and growth within the offshore wind industry. He also explained the benefits of using a floating LiDAR over a fixed meteorological mast. Offshore WIND: First of all, I would like to congratulate […]

  • 5 September 2013

    Tideland Signal, the international specialist in aids to navigation, has launched a comprehensive integrated package of warning systems specifically designed to mark meteorological masts in offshore windfarms. The complete package includes both aids to navigation (AtoN) to warn shipping in the vicinity and also aircraft obstruction lights (AOL), all compliant with the relevant IALA (International […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Contractors working for Vattenfall and ScottishPower Renewables have completed the installation of two of the UK’s most advanced weather monitoring stations for the 7200MW East Anglia Offshore Wind Zone off the Norfolk and Suffolk coast. The contracts for the £17 million weather monitoring project were overseen by Aberdeen based Wood Group, with Steel Engineering of […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    RES Offshore has recently signed an Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services contract with Forewind for two met masts in the Dogger Bank Round 3 zone.  These met masts are the furthest offshore of any in the UK and RES will be delivering scheduled and unscheduled maintenance for the structures and instrumentation systems including all work […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    RES Offshore has been awarded a one year extension to the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services contract with the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult for the met mast installed approximately three nautical miles off Blyth. RES will continue to deliver scheduled maintenance, unscheduled maintenance and 24/7 remote operations for the structures, equipment and instrumentation systems […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Following the completion of tests on the EOLOS FLS200 metocean buoy, RWE Innogy has ended its research series into four floating measuring platforms which have all fulfilled the availability and measuring accuracy requirements specified by the Carbon Trust as conditions for the stage of pre-commercial maturity. Two buoys were tested in the Netherlands, and two in RWE Innogy’s offshore wind farm, Gwynt y […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    The Crown Estate published a report today, one of the largest of its kind, which compares the data used from satellites against that of meteorological data gathered by offshore masts, which are both used to inform investment and design decisions for offshore wind farms.  The ‘UK MERRA offshore validation’ study provides fresh insight into whether […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    SeaRoc Group, a specialist provider of marine and engineering services for offshore renewable energy projects, has successfully completed the first major maintenance visit to Forewind’s meteorological (met) masts in the North Sea at the beginning of June. The East (DB-MME) and West (DB-MMW) masts have been installed for 15 and 8 months respectively and scheduled […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 April 2014

    A remote-controlled drone with four helicopter-like rotors, weighing no more than two kilograms and equipped with a camera has been successfully used to inspect Forewind’s meteorological masts located more than 130 kilometres from the UK coast.  The innovative approach to inspection borrowed a technique from the oil and gas sector where remotely operated aerial vehicles […]

  • 16 April 2014

    RES Offshore has secured the first charter of James Fisher Marine Services’ latest vessel SMV1, soon to be named Dart Fisher, as it sails to the Dogger Bank site, writes the Grimsby Telegraph. Last year in August, RES secured an Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services contract with Forewind for two met masts in the Dogger […]

  • 13 January 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Developers of the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm and RWE Innogy are testing a new and innovative metocean buoy that has been installed yesterday in the Dutch North Sea. The buoy has been deployed for a six month validation period nearby the already existing IJmuiden met-mast of RWE Innogy, some 75 km west off IJmuiden […]

  • 25 September 2013

    Forewind’s second of two planned meteorological masts was erected at Dogger Bank during the weekend using the innovative suction installed Bucket Foundation and a “human free” technique for the steel tower placement. The latest mast to be installed – Dogger Bank Met Mast West – will provide essential wind, wave and other weather information, as […]

  • 29 April 2013

    The Planning Applications Panel has given the go ahead to Jersey Met’s three-year offshore wind project. The Met Department wants to find out more about the wind around Jersey’s territorial waters to inform future planning for renewable energy. It applied for permission to put a mast and weather monitoring equipment on outlying rocks three kilometres […]

  • 21 March 2013
    R&D

    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. […]