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  • 13 August 2015

    GEOxyz strengthens its presence in The Netherlands and Germany with the appointment of Willem Fontein as a dedicated Area Manager for the region. Willem has over 10 years of experience within sector and comes with a particularly strong background in hydrographic and geophysical systems and services. Willem has spent time as a Geologist / Geophysicist, […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Greatship Manisha vessel is carrying out drilling operations at RWE’s Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm. The activity, including borehole work as part of the geotechnical survey at one of the foundations, will last until the next Tuesday. “During the course of drilling operations the Greatship Manisha will be connected to the seabed by a […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Vessels

    The geotechnical work is being undertaken on behalf of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, part of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, and constitutes the final investigation at the Borssele wind farm sites before the final tender bidding rounds begin. This contract follows the previous geotechnical, geophysical and metocean investigations at the Borssele development. Fugro will execute […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has completed the first tranche of offshore site investigations at innogy’s Sofia offshore wind project in the UK. The first tranche is complete with the multi-purpose vessel Fugro Pioneer having finished the geophysical survey of the wind farm’s export cable corridor. According to innogy, the vessel will be back to carry out more survey […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Four survey vessels are ready to commence site investigations at the Sofia offshore wind project site off the UK’s North East coast. The surveys are part of a six-month site investigation campaign for innogy’s 1.4 GW project that started in February. The multi-purpose vessel Despina and survey vessel Fugro Scout will carry out geotechnical surveys […]

  • 21 July 2016

    Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES Northwest has applied its multi-channel seismic system for surveys that allowed the construction of the Arkona offshore wind project to be on time despite changes to the wind farm design. The modified project plan incorporated 60 turbines instead of 80 because of the switch to the larger […]

  • 22 March 2016
    R&D

    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 […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind has launched the geotechnical campaign for the 247MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind project located in the German Baltic Sea. Parkwind has appointed Fugro to perform the soil investigation. The campaign has started with the unexploded ordnance survey and will continue with the cone penetration testing (CPT) and borehole drilling. […]

  • 7 June 2018

    MMT has recently completed a geophysical seabed survey and delivered the final report for the proposed 2GW AQUIND Interconnector offshore cable route.

  • 4 March 2016
    Grid Connection

    Elia Asset N.V. is looking to appoint contractor(s) who will carry out seabed survey and seasoil sampling off the east Belgian coast, where submarine power cables and an offshore platform are planned to be installed as part of the Modular Offshore Grid project.  Along with the survey design and planning, the work will include marine geophysical, […]

  • 10 January 2012

    In line with their Strategic plan and in response to the diverse commercial demands of the business, the Coastline head count continues to increase.   Coastline Surveys Ltd have carefully selected the following personnel for their expertise and the ability to complement the already strong team, who unite in their respect for the strong position […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Deep BV, a Dutch company specializing in hydrography, geophysics and oceanography, has been awarded a five-year framework agreement to undertake geophysical soil investigations for offshore wind farm zones in the Netherlands. Furthermore, the company has sealed the deal for its first job within the agreement, which will be to carry out geophysical soil investigations at […]

  • 12 January 2015

    At EWEA Offshore 2015 in Copenhagen, TÜV SÜD will present its portfolio of services for the offshore wind industry. The international service provider assists designers, operators and manufacturers in the offshore wind sector by supplying comprehensive and customised testing, certification and inspection services. The experts for offshore wind industry from TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Fugro and International Ocean Vessel Technical Consultant (IOVTEC) have established a joint business entity in Taiwan. The move follows the companies’ cooperation in the offshore wind sector in Taiwan over the last few years. Fugro and IOVTEC have been serving Taiwan’s emerging offshore wind market under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together on marine […]

  • 27 August 2015
    R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) yesterday began a comprehensive geotechnical investigation of the soils under Lake Erie, where six Mono Bucket foundations will be installed for the Icebreaker offshore wind project. LEEDCo will test the soil and collect samples at each of the six locations, the same type of tests that are done […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Environment, R&D

    Cape Wind has commenced a major geotechnical and geophysical survey operation as part of its construction design and engineering process and initial mobilization of the project on Horseshoe Shoal in Nantucket Sound.  This multi-million dollar offshore program begins tomorrow and will continue through September / October, involving up to 50 scientists, engineers, archeologists and geologists […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    SeaZip Offshore Service and Deep Hydrography & Geophysics will jointly operate SeaZip Fix, a DP1 Ice Class Survey and ROV vessel, effective from 15 April.

  • 26 July 2018

    By Gareth Ellery, Senior Engineer and Business Development Director, Cathie Associates Within the offshore wind industry, there has been a relentless and necessary drive towards cost reduction and commercialization of offshore wind. This cost reduction has been driven largely by the introduction of competition to the developers and operators of offshore wind farms through power […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Ocean Vessel Technical Consultant (IOVTEC) and Valour Offshore Marine Services (VOMS) have formed a strategic alliance to provide services for the offshore wind market in Taiwan. The two parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which they will bring the DP vessel Avatar Courage, owned by Singapore’s VOMS, into Taiwan to support the market. […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    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).

  • 25 January 2018

    After OMM completed a boulder removal campaign for a German offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, Atlantic Marine – which supported the project with its Atlantic Tonjer vessel and ROGE ROV 2 boulder system – announced that the works had taken its total to over 30,000 targets removed, including boulders, UXO, scrap metals, wreckage and disused cables in the past five years.

  • 8 May 2013

    A major programme of offshore works are due to start tomorrow (Thursday, May 9) for the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) and which could lead to pioneering turbine foundation designs being developed at the more than £230million test facility. The programme involves a series of geotechnical boreholes being performed between 2.5km and 4km off […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Vessels

    Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Ltd. has shared a video showing the WaveWalker 1 walking jack-up barge in action at the project. WaveWalker 1 has been at the Thorntonloch Beach in East Lothian, Scotland, over the last week, exploring the best options for installing the wind farm’s offshore export cable. The nearshore geotechnical survey work […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fugro today reported a net loss of EUR 309 million and 1,430 jobs lost in 2016, due to low activity in the oil and gas sector. The company’s revenue amounted to EUR 1.8 billion, a 22.7% decline from the EUR 2.4 billion reported for 2015. However, offshore wind has brought several projects to the company last year.

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has acquired 100% of Offshore MW LLC, a company holding a 166,886 acre (675 square km) offshore wind energy lease issued by the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and located south of Massachusetts.  Offshore MW LLC is eligible to participate in the utility tender program established by recently […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro has secured contracts to conduct surveys at EDF’s Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in the UK and Ørsted’s Greater Changhua project in Taiwan. Under the deals, Fugro will carry out multiple unexploded ordnance surveys at Neart na Gaoithe and a geotechnical survey at Greater Changhua, according to the company’s latest financial report. Fugro reported a 5.7% increase […]