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GEO has finished the geotechnical site investigations for the projected German offshore wind farm, Gode Wind I. The investigations consisted of 77 deep CPTs, carried out from the vessel Blue Alfa. The offshore wind farm is located 40 km off the German coast, west of Cuxhaven. It will generate 231 MW and is owned […]
Ørsted has awarded Belgium's G-tec with contracts to provide geotechnical engineering services on two offshore wind farms in the German Bight. Under the two individual contracts, G-tec will in 2019 carry out geotechnical investigations and laboratory analysis of samples taken from the seabed in various depths within the Gode Wind offshore wind farm 03 and 04 and […]
Fugro plans to commence geotechnical survey operations at the Hollandse Kust (west) site in April, the company informed after recently winning the contract for the works with the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl). As the agreement is expected to be finalised soon, Fugro has already started preparing to carry out the project that will run until […]
The MV Horizon Geobay has completed the 2018 site investigation campaign on the Inch Cape offshore wind farm at the Outer Firth of Tay and Firth of Forth, Scotland.
India’s National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has extended the closing date of the tender for geotechnical investigation in the Gulf of Khambhat off the coast of Gujarat.
India's National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has issued a tender for geotechnical investigation in the Gulf of Khambhat off the coast of Gujarat.
Fugro has commenced marine site characterisation work at the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm site under a contract with Ørsted for geotechnical site investigation, which follows earlier contracts for geophysical investigation services at the site.
Horizon Geosciences and subcontractor Seaforth Geosurveys have completed the fieldwork phase for geophysical surveys and geotechnical investigations at the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project in Massachusetts, US.
The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has awarded BLIX, together with its partners Reynolds International, Wind Support, RPS, Periplus and Marine Geological Advice, with a contract for expert support for soil investigations for the offshore wind farm zone Hollandse Kust (West).
ESB-owned Hibernian Wind Power has applied for two investigative foreshore licences, aiming to examine the feasibility of building a 500MW offshore wind farm (or wind farms) off Ireland's East Coast.
Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) have invited tenders for geotechnical investigations at the Hollandse Kust Noord Wind Farm Zone (HKNWFZ).
Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has informed about an upcoming invitation to tender for geotechnical soil investigations on the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm zone in the Dutch North Sea.
Horizon Geosciences and Atlantic Marine have teamed up to provide a new seabed geotechnical investigation spread comprising the vessel Atlantic Carrier and Horizon’s seabed CPT and sampling systems.
The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl), part of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, issued a call for tenders for geophysical soil investigations at the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm zone on 5 April.
Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has issued a tender for framework contracts with external experts who can support RVO.nl in managing site studies and assist with the tendering procedures during the development of offshore wind farm zones.
RV Fugro Synergy has started a geotechnical survey at the site of DONG Energy’s proposed Bay State Wind offshore wind farm south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA. The survey is expected to be carried out in 15 days, weather permitting. During the survey, bottom conditions in 18 specific locations identified in the previous survey will be tested. […]
Fugro is expected to start a geotechnical survey at the site of DONG Energy's proposed Bay State Wind offshore wind farm south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA, on Friday, 7 October. RV Fugro Synergy is expected to complete the survey in around 15 days, weather permitting, a notice to fishermen issued by the Bay State Wind said. In […]
Fugro has completed offshore works undertaken in preparation for full construction of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off Aberdeen, Scotland. Fugro started the geotechnical site investigation to assess the seabed at 11 turbine locations in early March. The data acquired will be used to inform the final design and micro-siting of the turbine foundations. […]
Cathie Associates have been appointed by the Marine Environmental Data & Information Network (MEDIN) to create a guideline for offshore geotechnical site investigations. The guideline will form part of the MEDIN framework of specifications that govern best practice in collecting metadata for re-use of UK marine information. Cathie Associates said the new guideline will fully encompass […]
Offshore Wind Consultants Limited (OWC), part of the Aqualis Offshore group, has completed the supervision and management of the onshore and overwater cable route site investigation for the East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm off the east coast of the UK. The investigation was carried out over the summer onshore, overwater in the Deben estuary, and […]
EDF Energy Renewables will be carrying out site investigations within the area of its planned Blyth Offshore Demonstration Project during June. There are two key areas of work planned, geophysical, by EGS (International), Ltd, which looks at the seabed and geotechnical, by GEO (Denmark), which will drill boreholes into the seabed to understand rock formation. […]
Supplementary geotechnical investigations were conducted at the planned Kriegers Flak platform sites in June-August 2014, and Energinet.dk has now made the data and results publicly available at its website. The purpose of this ground investigation was to provide geotechnical data for the design of proposed offshore substations associated with the Kriegers Falk offshore wind farm. The […]
Fugro has completed one of the largest seabed investigation campaigns in the history of the offshore wind industry in preparation for Dong Energy's 1.2 gigawatt Hornsea Project One project. Located 120km off the Yorkshire coast, the project is scheduled to go into operation by 2020 when it will be able to meet the electricity needs […]
Fugro has been contracted by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, part of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, to execute the geotechnical site investigation and geological modelling of sites I and II of the future Borssele wind farm zone. The 1,400MW wind farm zone is located off the Zealand coast at the southern border of the Dutch […]
The Swedish energy company, Vattenfall, is inviting tenders for a job at Horns Rev 3 in Denmark. Following the winning bid for the offshore wind farm outside the Danish west coast Vattenfall is seeking a contractor for geotechnical site investigation works. The tender covers seabed CPTs to minimum 50m penetration, geotechnical boreholes (50m), P-S logging […]
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 […]