Search results for: geophysical survey

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  • 16 April 2013

    MMT (Sweden) has just completed a site clearance survey in connection to the planned Kårehamn wind farm. E.ON Vind Sverige AB contracted MMT for a Site Clearance Survey at the new Kårehamn wind farm outside the island of Öland. MMT conducted a geophysical survey followed by target an inspection, using ROV around each of the […]

  • 30 July 2015

    Horizon Geosciences announced the addition of a new vessel to its fleet, primed for work in the North Sea and West Africa. Horizon Geosciences Business Development Manager Matthew Suchley said: “Demand for Horizon Geosciences’ geophysical survey services in the North Sea has been such that we sought an additional specialist vessel to complement our ongoing operations from […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Grid Connection

    MMT (Sweden) has recently completed a geophysical cable route survey for the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm (OWF) project for Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH. The geophysical survey was performed by MMT for the entire inner array grid cable route. The geophysical survey included bathymetric and side-scan sonar survey as well as sub-bottom profiling. At first […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie) has issued a tender for a geophysical survey at the N-6 offshore wind area in the German North Sea. The survey will be carried out in spring/summer 2020 as part of the geological pre-exploration for the N-6.6 and N-6.7 offshore wind areas. The investigations […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Environment

    On December 19, 2012, NMFS received an application from CWA for the taking of marine mammals incidental to high resolution survey activities. NMFS determined that the application was adequate and complete on December 31, 2012. CWA plans to conduct a high resolution geophysical survey in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts. The survey would occur during daylight hours […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie) has issued a tender for a geophysical site investigation in the N-6 offshore wind area in the German North Sea. The geophysical survey will be carried out in spring / summer 2020 as part of the geological pre-exploration for the N-6.6 and N-6.7 offshore […]

  • 11 April 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    First Flight Wind Ltd has announced that a geophysical survey off the south east coast of County Down, which was due to start later this month, is being delayed to later in 2014 or early 2015. “In the areas we were intending to survey we had agreed disturbance payments with fishermen for them to remove […]

  • 15 August 2011
    R&D

      National Renewable Energy Centre Limited (“Narec”) Awarded Geophysical Survey Contract to EGS International Limited. EGS is to undertake a geophysical survey for the Blyth Offshore wind demonstrator project. EGS will: Provide vessels and equipment suitable for undertaking geophysical survey at site, in the anticipated water depths and metocean conditions: Provide vessels that meet appropriate […]

  • 15 January 2015
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    On January 12, in the Port of IJmuiden, Deep BV started the mobilisation of the vessels to be used for the geophysical survey of Sites I and II of the Borssele Wind Farm Zone. Depending on the weather, the due date for the survey is mid-March and will be followed by a geotechnical investigation. The geophysical survey is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology

    MMT has begun the offshore geophysical survey of the proposed cable corridor between the landfall areas near Portsmouth, England, and Dieppe, France, for the Aquind Interconnector project.

  • 17 May 2016
    R&D

    DONG Energy  has awarded Clinton, a Swedish marine survey company, a contract for a geophysical survey at the Hornsea Project Three site, so a more accurate geophysical baseline for the project area can be established. Clinton Marine Survey’s CEO, Martin Wikmar said: “This is the right step in our long term plan and also a high quality mark for our […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The survey vessel Proteus of Liverpool is carrying out geophysical survey operations in and around the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm.

  • 16 October 2019
    R&D

    Vineyard Wind will today commence geophysical surveys at its 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts, the U.S. Information gathered will be used to further design the wind farm and refine the location for the cable route from the project to shore. The vessel R/V Shearwater will be used for the work, which will continue into mid-November, weather […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Following the success of the preliminary geotechnical coring programme in 2010, Fugro has successfully performed a detailed geophysical survey of Navitus Bay for Eneco Round 3 Development Ltd. Navitus Bay is to the west of the Isle of Wight and lies within Zone 7 of the Crown Estate’s Round 3 UK offshore wind farm zones. […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables is conducting geophysical surveys at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind lease area off the coast of North Carolina, U.S. The work is being carried out in and near the wind lease area and proposed cable corridor from Sandbridge, Virginia, to the east of Corolla, North Carolina. The purpose of the surveys, scheduled for […]

  • 14 October 2013

    MMT has two remotely operated towed vehicles (ROTV) equipped with various survey equipment for complete geophysical surveys. MMT has now upgraded the systems to be fully equipped with side scan sonars and sub bottom profilers, in addition to multibeam echo sounders, inertial navigation system and doppler velocity log. This means a complete geophysical survey can be […]

  • 12 May 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind has announced that a team including three companies based in New Bedford, Massachusetts, is involved with completing geophysical surveys of the project site and offshore cable routes. Survey vessels with a suite of geophysical instruments are surveying the seafloor and subsea geology on Horseshoe Shoal and along the offshore cable route. New Bedford […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The planned DolWin3 offshore submarine cable connection is a DC power transmission link of approximately 42 km. The starting point will be north of the island of Borkum, Germany. The route is within the German EEZ with the final destination at substation DolWin Gamma. The grid operator is inviting tenders for geophysical survey of the proposed […]

  • 10 March 2015
    R&D, Vessels

    MMT, contracted by Offshore Marine Management (OMM), has completed geophysical, geotechnical and cable crossing surveys in preparation for the installation of the COBRAcable, which will connect the Netherlands and Denmark.  The project was completed with a four-vessel solution between early September and late November. The M/V Askholmen performed Shallow Water Geophysical Survey at the landfalls in Eemshaven, […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Technology

    MacArtney has performed a major upgrade of two FOCUS-2 ROTV systems belonging to Swedish marine survey contractor and specialist, MMT. Both vehicles have been fitted with new state-of-the-art equipment to carry out geophysical survey missions for clients within oil, gas and renewable energy industries. Upgrades boost performance and cost efficiency Complementing the side scan sonar […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has published guidance for the geophysical surveying for unexploded ordnance (UXO) and boulders that is being carried out to support subsea cable installation at offshore wind farm sites.

  • 27 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Geophysical surveys at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind project off North Carolina are being completed along with the associated cable-laying, Iberdrola said. According to Iberdrola’s 2019 financial results, the project is continuing apace and high-definition digital bird surveys have been carried out over the last 12 months. The company’s subsidiary Avangrid Renewables submitted an application to the U.S. Bureau […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has issued a tender for geophysical investigations at the IJmuiden Ver offshore wind zone. The contractor will be responsible for carrying out a geophysical survey required to obtain the soil information at a part of the Ijmuiden Ver zone. The contract will begin on 25 February 2020 and end on […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) is planning to issue a tender in November for geophysical investigations at the IJmuiden Ver offshore wind zone. The selected company will be in charge of carrying out a geophysical survey required to obtain the soil information at a part of the Ijmuiden Ver zone. RVO.nl plans to issue the tender on […]