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  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Independent geoscience and engineering service provider, Next Geosolutions, has acquired the UK-based marine resource solutions company, RMS Submarine Ltd.

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels

    Geoscience and engineering service provider Next Geosolutions has been awarded two survey contracts for the 1.4GW North Sea Link (NSL) project, the world’s longest subsea interconnector and the first electricity link between UK and Norway.

  • 20 September 2016
    Grid Connection, R&D

    Next Geosolutions and RMS Submarine are some two months away from wrapping up a 17-month project involving marine surveys for cable route design and engineering of multiple 220kV HVAC grid connections for Arkona and Wikinger offshore wind farms in the western Baltic Sea. Next Geosolutions has been hired by Prysmian, which was awarded a contract to deliver and install the power […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has welcomed the multi-purpose support vessel Ievoli Ivory to the Port of Lowestoft, UK. The vessel has arrived at Lowestoft as part of JFMS’ new partnership with Next Geosolutions, a joint venture between Marnavi Offshore and Tecno In, for the expansion of the company’s subsea potential, JFMS said. Owned by Italy-based […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT TSO B.V. has awarded Next Geosolutions with a contract to carry out cable route surveys on three wind zones in the Dutch North Sea. The transmission system operator has also signed a backup agreement with Fugro for the work. Under the agreement, Next Geosolutions will carry out cable route surveys on the 700 MW […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Next Geosolutions has secured a contract by Prysmian Group for marine survey works in support of the route engineering and design of the Viking Link interconnector project. The company’s scope of work includes full geophysical, geotechnical and UXO tasks covering the onshore, nearshore and offshore phases. In-field operations have already commenced with the mobilization of […]

  • 30 January 2018
    R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust has announced the winners of the latest innovation competition in its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) program which sought new or adaptable techniques for inspection of offshore wind foundations. Applications were open for four specific challenges, including weld inspection for monopile foundations, weld inspection for jacket foundations, grout inspection for monopile foundations and […]

  • 14 May 2015

    Australian renewable energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Limited, has commenced with offshore geophysical survey activities for the CETO 6 project off Garden Island, Western Australia. The findings of these activities will influence elements of the CETO 6 Project, such as foundation selection, cable route and overall installation methodology. Marine GeoSolutions and RPS Energy, in conjunction with Carnegie, are […]

  • 16 March 2015
    R&D

    Recognising the critical role that substructures play on the Levellised Cost of Energy, a dedicated session was held on Tuesday 10th March at EWEA Offshore that discussed various foundation solutions. One of the session speakers was Dr. Azadeh Attari from engineering consultants, Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG), who presented preliminary results from the European Commission […]

  • 27 August 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions Ltd. (GDG) will present their insights on foundation innovations for the offshore wind sector at an International Symposium held in Denmark next week. The 2014 LORC Symposium will include a discussion under the general topic of ‘Cost reduction through innovation’ on the 12th of September, where GDG will introduce their recent […]

  • 24 August 2018
    R&D

    Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) has completed a sediment dynamics study in the Irish Sea, which included a two-year investigation of the geomorphology off the East coast of Ireland in order to quantify the impacts of sediment dynamics on upcoming offshore wind farm developments.

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions Ltd. (GDG) and ACCIONA Infrastructures will present some preliminary findings from LEANWIND during the EWEA OFFSHORE 2015 event in Copenhagen. The paper will address the global performance of various existing concepts of gravity based foundations in terms of buoyancy and stability. The LEANWIND project, which started in December 2013, is an […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions Ltd. (GDG), a specialist geotechnical engineering consultancy, has successfully completed Stage 1 of foundation testing for OpenHydro’s tidal turbine project. GDG is exploring the interaction of the structure’s vertical self-weight and the horizontal environmental loading in order to optimise the turbine sub-base design. Stage 1 included site selection, geotechnical investigations, ground interpretation, foundation […]

  • 22 January 2015
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions Ltd. (GDG), in close collaboration with LiC Energy, have recently completed the geotechnical interpretation for the Rampion offshore wind project. The Rampion Offshore Wind Farm site is located off the South coast of England and is being developed by E.ON Climate & Renewables. The wind farm will consist of 116 turbines […]

  • 4 April 2016
    R&D

    Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) reported it has been able to offer up to 25% savings to developers and contractors by reducing the size of offshore foundations. GDG has been developing in-house optimization procedures for monopile engineering for four years and, in recent projects, it reached significant savings on the steel weights, which translates to a […]

  • 14 February 2017
    R&D

    Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) has introduced its newly-developed design procedure for monopiles – Optiwind Monopile – which allows offshore monopiles to be optimised in a way that leads to significant steel weight savings.

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Ireland-based Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) has won a contract by PGE Energia Odnawialna to provide geotechnical consultancy for the Baltica II and III offshore wind projects in Poland. GDG’s scope of work includes the analysis of geophysical data, management of the survey campaigns, integrating geotechnical and geophysical data, and developing a ground model for use in […]

  • 7 January 2019
    R&D

    Irish engineering consultancy company, Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG), has been awarded a contract to investigate sediment dynamic processes in the Irish Sea and their impact on planned offshore wind farm developments.

  • 19 August 2015

    Offshore geophysical site surveys and associated data analysis have been completed at Carnegie Wave Energy’s CETO 6 Project at Garden Island. The geophysical survey activities used a number of different methods, including single and multi-beam echo sounding, side scan sonar and sub-bottom profiling to determine the composition and features of the seabed across the potential […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fugro posted a revenue of EUR 2.36 billion in 2015, down from EUR 2.57 billion in the previous year, due to the high volatility of the oil and gas market, on which 74% of the company’s business is focused. Nevertheless, Fugro managed to decrease its net loss to EUR 372.5 million, compared to EUR 458.9 million in 2014. Fugro’s Seabed Geosolutions division […]

  • 21 February 2019
    R&D, Technology

    GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine is well suited and competitive for monopile solution over a wide range of site conditions, according to the specialist engineering firm Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG). GDG has been working with GE Renewable Energy to develop optimized XL Monopile soil-structure interaction models to support GE’s development of optimized foundation designs for […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Irish offshore engineering company, Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions Ltd. (GDG), has won a contract to provide geotechnical and geophysical Owners Engineering services for the Hai Long offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The Hai Long 2 and 3 projects have consent for up to 1044MW of renewable electricity and are in advanced development stages. According to […]

  • 10 September 2015
    R&D

    Marine GeoSolutions Pty Ltd (MGS), a Perth-based marine geophysical and hydrographic survey company, has completed a substantial offshore marine survey in support of Carnegie Wave Energy’s CETO 6 Yirra Wave Energy project.  The project involved the acquisition of high resolution hydrographic and geophysical survey data at the proposed installation sites of the wave energy array […]

  • 6 October 2015

    The offshore wind industry is not really doing anything exceptional when it comes down to the basics. Wind turbine generators, WTGs, have been around onshore since one of the first electricity-generating wind turbines was built to power a holiday home in 1887 in Marykirk, Scotland. Offshore platforms were built in the early 20th century for […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro’s multi-purpose offshore vessel Fugro Symphony will return to the 400MW Rampion offshore wind farm next week to install the remaining inter-array cables at the site located some 13 kilometres off the Sussex coast.

  • 18 January 2018
    Technology

    Following multiple not yet realised 10MW+ concept plans, there is already much wind industry talk about the next-generation 12-15 MW turbines. The question is whether especially new concepts in the latter category will be mainly evolutionary scaling of current technology, or a radical departure to new concept solutions.