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  • 10 June 2014

    A meteorological mast is shortly to be installed at the West of Duddon Sands (WoDS) Wind Farm. GEOSEA’s self-propelled jack-up ‘Innovation’ started carrying out the installation on Wednesday, 4th of June. The vessel will be on site for approximately 6 days, depending on weather. West of Duddon Sands Wind Farm is located 14 kilometres southwest of Walney Island, off […]

  • 30 October 2012

    Wood Group has been awarded a £17 million management contract to fabricate, install, commission, operate and maintain two weather monitoring stations in one of the UK’s largest offshore wind farm developments off the Norfolk and Suffolk coast. The project will be delivered by the Wood Group Kenny business unit, including leading renewable energy consultancy SgurrEnergy. […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Renewable energy consultancy SgurrEnergy has secured an operations and maintenance (O&M) contract for the Inch Cape Offshore Met Mast off the coast of Angus, Scotland. The scope of the 16 month contract includes offshore inspection and maintenance, recertification, project management, weather forecasting, data recovery and detailed reporting through SgurrDataPortal. In addition, the role includes the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Harland and Wolff will manufacture the first two commercial offshore suction bucket foundations (Universal Foundations) at its Belfast facilities. The contract forms part of an overall project secured by Fred. Olsen United AS with Forewind Ltd. for the construction, delivery and installation of two complete meteorological masts, known as met masts, including foundations on the […]

  • 19 February 2015

    Boa Bison, an offshore support vessel, has just completed her work at the Fecamp offshore wind farm. During the installation of a met mast at the Fecamp offshore site, the vessel was in charge of the pre-lay of anchors for a gravity base structure and ROV work during submerging. Supplementing the data collected since 2007 in technical and environmental […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Technology

    Canada-based Axys Technologies has recently shared a video showing its FLiDAR 6M, formerly known as the WindSentinel, navigating the rough seas at the Fino1 Met Mast off the coast of Germany.  The FINO1 Met Mast is situated in the North Sea, approximately 45 kilometres to the north of Borkum,and in an immediate vicinity of the 60MW Alpha Ventus, […]

  • 18 July 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Wind measurement experts, gathered at a seminar hosted by Leosphere in June, claimed LiDAR is becoming the clear choice for bankable offshore wind measurements, saving millions on costs.

  • 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 […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    MPI Adventure, a wind turbine installation vessel commissioned by the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec), is expected to arrive to the Port of Tyne today, The Journal informs. The vessel was launched from MPI Offshore’s base in Middlesbrough to collect a 750-tonne Met Mast, which will take about 18 hours. MPI Adventure is scheduled to […]

  • 23 April 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    E.ON completes the Rampion meteorological mast after placing an elevation barge on the location, according to Shoreham Herald. The mast is set to monitor the wind speed, currents and other factors before building of the Rampion wind farm starts. It is placed 13 kilometers off coast between Shoreham and Worthing. E.ON starts its groundwork right […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    A comprehensive online data management portal for wind measurement campaigns has been launched by SgurrEnergy this month to allow developers to interactively manage large scale or global wind measurement campaigns. Built and operated by SgurrEnergy’s in-house analysts, SgurrDataPortal was designed and developed using over 10 years of data recovery and analysis experience, with further input […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 July 2019
    R&D, Technology

    Greek companies Streamlined Naval Architects LTD, ETME, ERGOMARE S.A., and Enalios Diving Center have completed the deployment of a FloatMast platform in the Aegean Sea. The first Floating MetMast was installed off the coast of the island of Makronissos, at a sea depth of 65 metres and at a distance of 250 metres from the […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Vessels

    MPI Offshore’s wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) MPI Resolution has been contracted by RWE for the removal of the IJmuiden Met Mast. In 2011, RWE installed the 100m high met mast in waters up to about 26m, approximately 85 km off the Dutch coast. The mast was built on a monopile foundation consisting of a […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Hamburg-based Opus Marine has won a contract to provide crew transfer services during the construction of the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 25 September 2018
    Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched an onshore LiDAR verification service at its Levenmouth turbine in Fife, UK.

  • 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 September 2014
    R&D

    Drace Infraestructuras UK Ltd is undertaking seabed preparation work for the installation of a meteorological mast for the Moray Offshore Renewables Limited (MORL) offshore wind farms. This work is being undertaken in support of the development of The Crown Estate Round 3 Zone 1 offshore wind licensing on the outer Moray Firth off the East […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd is getting ready to deploy a jack-up vessel to carry out repair works on the company’s meteorological mast structure in Moray Firth, Scotland, Kis-Orca reports. The works will use the jack up vessel to install a ‘collar’ around the existing monopile structure directly above the gravity base caisson. The majority of the […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The meteorological mast installed offshore East Sussex to survey the planned wind farm site has been causing 999 calls, reported BBC. Mast’s flashing red and white lights look like a ship’s mayday call, but actually it is signaling a warning to ships in Morse code. Watch officer at Solent Coastguard, Karen Bosman said: “Obviously we […]

  • 8 December 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    On October 11, an offshore meteorological mast was installed at the Inch Cape offshore wind farm site, which will gather accurate wind resource, wind direction and wind velocity data.  Our reader Marc Pearce has sent some recently taken photographs of the Inch Cape met mast to Offshore WIND. The complete structure of the 169.5 m high met mast […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    The SMart Wind consortium, led by Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Project Ventures, today announced the signing of contracts to install the first met mast at its 4,000MW Hornsea zone. The mast, which is due to be installed in August, will use the new “twisted jacket” foundation, designed by Keystone Engineering. This novel foundation design, […]

  • 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.