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31 May 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Ordtek has secured a contract to provide specialist unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk management advice prior to the construction of the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm. The UK-based company has already provided research on the military history of the area for naval conflicts, aerial bombing and munition dumping sites. Additionally, Ordtek completed a geophysical data interpretation of the […]

13 March 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Fugro has secured a contract with TenneT for unexploded ordnance (UXO) services at an offshore wind project in the Netherlands. Under the multimillion-euro contract, Fugro will bring DP2 multipurpose vessel Atlantis Dweller to its fleet to carry out identification and clearance (ID&C) activities beginning from April. According to the Dutch company, the announcement follows previous involvement in route […]

11 March 2019 Wind Farm Update

Bibby HydroMap has started an unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey of Vattenfall's Hollandse Kust Zuid I & II wind sites in the Dutch North Sea. Following a competitive bid process, the UK-based seabed survey company was awarded the contract in early 2019. Using a multi-vessel approach, Bibby Tethra and Bibby Athena will together acquire over 4,000-line […]

10 January 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted's subsidiary Optimus Wind Limited has applied to the UK Marine Management Organisation for a marine license to undertake offshore unexploded ordnance (UXO) inspection and clearance works for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm. In preparation for offshore construction which is due to commence in 2020, there is a requirement to carry out inspections and, […]

22 May 2018 Operations & Maintenance

Vattenfall will begin investigating the seafloor of the Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord offshore wind project in the Danish North Sea and Kriegers Flak in the Baltic Sea in late summer, with an aim of finding old mines or bombs.

6 April 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

N-Sea Survey BV has won a contract to provide unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey and inspection services for the Viking Link HVDC interconnector between Denmark and the United Kingdom.

14 March 2018 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

UK and Netherlands-based subsea provider N-Sea is part-way through a multi-million-pound unexploded ordnance (UXO) clearance campaign for ScottishPower Renewables on the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.

29 January 2018 Business & Finance

A new unexploded ordnance (UXO) consultancy - NjordIC - has been established in Eemshaven, the Netherlands.

14 December 2017 Contracts & Tenders

N-Sea has won a contract with 50Hertz for detection and disposal of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the area of export cable routes off the coast of Lubmin, which will connect future German offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea to the mainland. 

11 December 2017 Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

Subsea IMR provider N-Sea has developed Magsense, a vertical gradiometer array said to be specifically designed for highly accurate Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) campaigns.

16 November 2017 Business & Finance, Technology

Subsea Technology & Rentals Ltd (STR) and SENSYS have established a partnership for providing STR's global offshore energy customer base with access to SENSYS' unexploded ordnance (UXO) detection system.

8 November 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

Denmark's Energinet and UK-based National Grid have issued a tender for the provision of unexploded ordnance (UXO) client representative services on the Viking Link interconnector project.

22 September 2017 Grid Connection

German transmission system operator TenneT has awarded UK companies RPS Energy Limited and Ordtek Limited with contracts to provide consultancy and QA/QC services for unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey campaigns on two separate projects.

15 September 2017 Vessels

Acta Marine has deployed two vessels on unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey projects for two future European subsea cable routes.

7 September 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

Energinet.dk and National Grid Viking Link Ltd. have invited tenders for unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey, inspection and removal services along the route of the Viking Link HVDC interconnectore between Denmark and the United Kingdom.

1 August 2017 Technology

PanGeo Subsea has secured a contract to carry out an unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey on an offshore wind farm in the North Sea.

21 July 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

In October, Australian company Gap Explosive Ordnance Detection (EOD) will deliver a new system for detection of unexploded ordnance (UXO) to Boskalis, recently contracted together with Fugro to survey and identify UXO along the cable routes for the planned grid connection between TenneT’s two offshore platforms and its high-voltage substation onshore.

19 June 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

Fugro has been awarded a joint contract with Boskalis for survey and identification of unexploded ordnance (UXO) at the Borssele Wind Farm Zone in the Netherlands.

14 June 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

Belgian transmission system operator Elia has invited tenders for unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey, identification and removal on the cable route of the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project in the Belgian sector of the North Sea.

10 April 2017 Wind Farm Update

Bibby HydroMap is carrying out an UXO survey at the site of the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France, developed by the Iberdrola-led consortium Ailes Marines.

10 February 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

Transmission system operators Energinet.dk and 50Hz Transmission are looking for a provider of client representative services during unexploded ordnance (UXO) activities along the cable routes at the Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS).

3 January 2017 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Danish transmission system operator Energinet.dk, Fugro and subcontractor Boskalis have completed an unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey along the planned cable routes for a grid connecting the 600MW Kriegers Flak wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The survey was carried out in October 2016, Jens Christian Hygebjerg, Energinet.dk’s Chief Project Manager, Project Execution, told Offshore WIND. […]

20 December 2016 Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has teamed up with compatriot drone company Sky-Watch to develop a drone with magnetometers capable of mapping mines in former war zones, which will initially be used to identify potential unexploded ordnance (UXO) along the power cable routes of future offshore wind farms. Mines are usually made of magnetic steel, and the search […]

5 December 2016 Wind Farm Update

E.ON informed today that the unexploded ordnance (UXO) removal at the Arkona offshore wind farm construction site in the German Baltic Sea has been completed. The site, with an area of 39 square kilometers halfway between the island of Rügen and the Danish island of Bornholm, is now completely free of remains from the time of the […]

29 November 2016

6 Alpha Associates informed today that it is currently carrying out a comprehensive unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk management for the Beatrice offshore wind farm, which will eventually result in issuing a final UXO safety clearance certificate.  Upon completion, the work will confirm that the prospective threat to installation activity presented by UXO has been reduced to as low […]

11 November 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

French transmission systems operator RTE (Réseau de transport d'électricité) has invited tenders to determine the presence of unexploded ordnance (UXO) along the proposed export cable routes for the Le Tréport and Yeu Noirmoutier offshore wind farms.  RTE is looking for a provider of geotechnical investigation services to survey parts of the La Manche Channel and […]