East Coast Of England News

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XOCEAN Delivers Equinor Pipeline Surveys

In September, XOCEAN completed pipeline surveys for Equinor off the east coast of England and the north coast of Germany.Using high-resolution multi-beam technology, four pipelines were surveyed with a cumulative length of 130nm in water depths ranging from 2m to 40m. Throughout the surveys, a team of USV Pilots monitored both the USV and the data quality 24/7 from XOCEAN’s Control Room in Ireland.XOCEAN has added TWCP surveys to our offering following the successful completion of a world’s first using an Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV).During September, XOCEAN safely completed TWCP surveys

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OceanWise, Valeport Supply Monitoring System for HHA

Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) has chosen OceanWise to supply, install and maintain new tide and weather systems at the 900-year old east coast of England port. British marine instrument specialist, Valeport, has partnered with OceanWise to deliver the environmental monitoring systems and continue its long-standing relationship with HHA.HHA, a trust port, is responsible for 150 square miles of the Haven and attracts trade from all over the world seeing 40% of the UK’s container traffic travel through its area.The bespoke system for HHA uses the latest technology to measure tide, weather and wave

Keel Laid for Second Bibby Wavemaster

lift tower. Now, the gangway hangs off the tower and matches where the lift is. All in all, the small number of changes that we have made to this second vessel shows just how good the first one was.”The Wavemaster 1 has recently completed her first charter servicing wind farms off the east coast of England, having seen all her options to extend taken up by the client. As of April 5, she is now working with Total E&P Netherlands servicing its gas platforms in the southern North Sea.“We have had good feedback on the Wavemaster 1 from our clients, and lots of interest from third parties

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ESS Cleans Up With Windfarm Seabed Project

busy start to 2017 with mobilisation on a major interconnector project in the North Sea followed by this boulder-clearing workscope for Siem Offshore Contractors.   “With experience of similar clearance and trenching workscopes on Race Bank and Westermost Rough windfarms offshore the east coast of England, and a number of projects in the Baltic Sea, our track record in renewables is well-established.   “We are focused on exporting this technology and expertise in to emerging markets in Asia and the US, where offshore wind is beginning to get decent traction, and the Beatrice award

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DONG Energy to Build Hub for UK Offshore Wind

to the UK offshore wind industry and confirms our commitment to the Humber region where by 2019 we expect to have invested around 6 billion pounds ($7.8 billion)," Brent Cheshire, DONG Energy's UK country chairman, said in a statement.   DONG has two operational wind farms on the east coast of England, Lincs and Westermost Rough, and two further projects, Race Bank and Hornsea One, under construction.   These wind farms combined are expected to provide electricity to around 1.5 million homes.   Offshore wind farms typically have annual maintenance checks, which are one of

MMT´s long term chartered multipurpose vessel Stril Explorer is used in this project. (Photo:MMT)

MMT Wins UXO Contract for Race Bank

 MMT has been granted a contract from DONG Energy Wind Power for UXO inspections and excavations of various contacts with option on disposal and removal at Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm, off the east coast of England.   The Race Bank project is planned with 91 wind turbine generators, two offshore substations and two export cables. Based on previous surveys, a number of ferromagnetic and acoustic contacts have bene identified at discrete locations which may impede wind farm component installation and therefore need to be inspected visually to confirm their identity. Many of the ferromagnetic

JFMS Launches Grimsby Marine Support Base

specialist marine and subsea assets and equipment. “This latest expansion of our operational footprint enables us to increase both the range of services and the speed of response and service levels to our customers engaged in the development and operation offshore wind farms off the East coast of England” explained Jim Hey, managing director, JFMS. “With many of the James Fisher companies already engaged in offshore wind projects in the North Sea, this new facility enables us ensure that we have the right assets and personnel in place to react quickly and efficiently and provide

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