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  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has issued a tender for metocean desk study for Hollandse Kust (noord) and Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore wind farm zones. The purpose of the assignment will be to provide the metocean conditions to serve as input for the design, installation and maintenance of wind turbines, inter-array cables, substations and their support structures at […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs has published the Ministerial Order for permitting offshore wind energy for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) sites I and II, stating that the application period will start on 15 December and close on 21 December 2017.

  • 17 May 2012
    Ports & Logistics

      Partrac continues to support the offshore wind sector through the delivery of oceanographic, environmental, geophysical and hydrographic coastal surveys. Some of Partrac’s greatest offshore wind survey achievements have been in long term metocean monitoring projects. The company has undertaken long term measurement campaigns at the Beatrice and MORL wind farm sites in the Moray […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D

    Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( has issued a tender for framework contracts with external experts who can support in managing site studies and assist with the tendering procedures during the development of offshore wind farm zones.

  • 23 July 2012

    IMDC has been appointed by Elia as Marine Consultant for the realization of the Belgian Offshore Grid (BOG). The BOG consists of 2 OHVS platforms, 1 submarine interconnection cable and 4 submarine cables to the onshore grid, of which the connection point is the Stevin location near Zeebgugge. One of the OHVS will be integrated […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    LOC Renewables, through its specialist naval architectural and design firm Longitude Engineering, has expanded its geoscience consultancy team to deliver a range of services related to the mitigation of ground risk for offshore wind development.

  • 21 June 2019

    SSE Renewables has appointed ABPmer to deliver the preliminary site condition report for the Arklow Bank offshore wind project in Ireland. ABPmer will also manage the associated metocean survey which will be used in conjunction with new numerical modeling to refine the preliminary results and inform a final site condition report. According to SSE, the […]

  • 8 August 2019

    The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) has deployed two floating LiDARs in the New York Bight to study the metocean conditions. According to NYSERDA, the metocean buoys are designed specifically for offshore wind and equipped with environmental and wildlife sensors. The LiDARs will be collecting data for two years, which will be used […]

  • 1 April 2020

    DHI has expanded its Metocean Data Portal with a new dataset to be used for offshore wind development in Japan, South Korea and elsewhere in the APAC region.

  • 4 June 2015

    With construction activities for the Rampion offshore wind farm slated to commence this month, DHI has announced that it performed an extensive Metocean assessment of the wind farm.  DHI established an 18-year database of Metocean conditions at the site, including information on wind, waves, and tides, which are necessary for determining the design of wind turbine […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    JBA Consulting has signed a reseller agreement with the Met Office which will now offer JBA’s metocean risk management software – ForeCoast Marine – to its marine and offshore clients. ForeCoast Marine is a planning, visualisation and decision support tool which utilises Met Office forecast data to reduce costs and meteocean risks. Working collaboratively, JBA […]

  • 30 September 2012

    The effects of meteorology and oceanography (metocean) have a major impact on design and operations for all offshore industries – marine renewables, and offshore oil and gas. If users of metocean information are not aware of the implications that the weather, waves, currents and water levels can have on their operations or design work, then […]

  • 6 August 2015

    This September, the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) will organize Metocean awareness courses in London. The courses, aimed at all workers in the offshore sector, continue in Kuala Lumpur and Houston. In recognition of the courses’ popularity, the IMarEST is offering a year’s complimentary membership for all attendees. Recent extreme weather patterns in […]

  • 15 July 2013

    First Flight Wind Ltd, a consortium made up of B9 Energy, DONG Energy and RES, has appointed ABPmer to undertake physical process studies to support the Environmental Impact Assessment of the first offshore wind farm planned off the coast of County Down in Northern Ireland. The proposed 600MW wind farm will be located within the […]

  • 25 April 2013

    Fugro congratulates the London Array project team on completion of the first 630 MW phase of the Thames estuary development. The project, jointly owned by DONG Energy, Masdar and E.ON, has set a new world record for the largest offshore wind farm, according to the World Record Academy.  ‘Fugro has played various roles throughout the […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) has contracted DNV GL and Ocean Tech Services to study the metocean conditions in the New York Bight area. Under the two multi-year contracts, the companies will support the deployment of two floating LiDAR systems mounted on buoys more than 20 miles off the Atlantic […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables has submitted an application to the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for permission to install equipment to measure wind speeds and sea conditions at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind lease off North Carolina. The permission is expected to be granted in spring 2020, Iberdrola, Avangrid Renewables’ parent company, said. The developer completed geophysical […]

  • 24 August 2018

    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.

  • 11 January 2011

    Collection of meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) data plays a vital role at different phases of offshore wind farm projects ranging from early feasibility studies to engineering design and construction phases, as demonstrated by two recent contracts won by Fugro GEOS, for UK Round 2 and 3 projects. Seagreen Wind Energy has recently awarded Fugro GEOS […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fugro and International Ocean Vessel Technical Consultant (IOVTEC) will install a LiDAR buoy off the Taiwanese coast in January 2018 to collect wind resource data. 

  • 9 October 2011

    ABPmer has been commissioned by DONG Energy Power (UK) Ltd to provide a coastal processes environmental impact assessment for the Burbo Bank and Walney Offshore Wind Farm Extensions. These projects will seek to achieve a robust investigation by making maximum use of an evidence based approach and in accord with COWRIE guidance. ABPmer has been […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is seeking comments on a draft plan to measure wind speed and ocean waves at the federal ocean site off the coast of Long Island on which it plans to bid on 15 December, 2016 alongside thirteen other applicants. The draft plan, called MetOcean, calls for […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    EOM Offshore has acquired the assets and operations of Ocean Tech Services, the New Jersey-based provider of marine monitoring systems and surveys. According to Ocean Tech, the acquisition marks an important milestone for EOM Offshore as it wants to expand its role as a key provider of oceanographic technology and marine services. “With this acquisition, Ocean […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    ABPmer has expanded its metocean team with three new appointments as part of its aim to broaden the scope of metocean consultancy services.

  • 25 September 2015

    The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) has published a seminal Metocean Procedures Guide for Offshore Renewables, which is the first of its kind. Developed by the IMarEST’s Offshore Renewables Special Interest Group (SIG), the guide highlights the meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) information required to support all phases of an offshore renewable energy […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has awarded the Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( with a certificate for the quality of its package of site studies for companies planning to compete in the tenders to build offshore wind farms at the Hollandse Kust (zuid) Sites I and II.