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Fugro, NYK Welcome OYO to Offshore Wind Services Venture

Jan 27, 2021

Dutch offshore services firm Fugro and Japan's NYK have, through a recently signed partnership, signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Japanese geoscience specialist OYO Corporation (OYO).To remind, Fugro and NYK in November…

Germany: Fugro to Provide Consultancy Services for Suedlink Powerline Works

Jan 19, 2021

Dutch geotechnical survey services firm Fugro has secured a geotechnical and water consulting contract with Vössing Engineers to support the route planning, permitting, and installation of 106 km of underground power cables on Section 2 of Germany’s new Suedlink powerline…

Fugro Nets Survey Work at Netherlands’ Largest Offshore Wind Farm Zone

Dec 08, 2020

Dutch offshore survey services firm Fugro has won three geotechnical investigation contracts for IJmuiden Ver, the largest offshore wind farm (OWF) zone to be developed in the Dutch part of the North Sea. IJmuiden Ver Wind Farm Zone (IJVWFZ) is located 33…

USA: Fugro Completes Mayflower Wind Site Survey

Nov 20, 2020

Dutch offshore survey services provider Fugro has completed a large site characterization field program off the coast of Massachusetts for Mayflower Wind, a joint venture between Shell New Energies and Ocean Winds.The 6‑month program involved…

Fugro, NYK to Provide Geotechnical Services for Offshore Wind Sector in Japan

Nov 16, 2020

Dutch-based Fugro and Japan's NYK Group have signed a memorandum of understanding to provide offshore geotechnical services in Japan.The two companies will also collaborate on a feasibility study into jointly operating a specialist investigation vessel for renewables projects…

Cathie, BGS to Develop Ground Model for Two Scottish Offshore Wind Farms

Oct 13, 2020

Offshore geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy, Cathie and the British Geological Survey have won a contract with offshore wind developer SSE Renewables to develop a ground model for the FEED design of Berwick Bank and Marr Bank offshore wind farms in Scotland…

Benthic's Seabed Drilling System to Drill at Petrobras' Mero Field

Aug 20, 2020

Offshore geotechnical services company Benthic will be deploying a remotely operated seabed drilling system off Brazil, as part of a contract awarded by the Brazilian national oil company Petrobras.Petrobras has hired Benthic to carry out geotechnical…

CrossWind Hires Fugro for Hollandse Kust (noord) Wind Farm Site Survey

Aug 13, 2020

The CrossWind consortium, a Shell-Eneco JV, which recently won a tender to develop the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm in the Netherlands, has tapped Fugro for site survey work.As part of the contract, Fugro will deliver a comprehensive…

UK: Fugro Starts Site Survey at East Anglia Hub

Jul 28, 2020

Dutch offshore surveying services provider Fugro has started the geophysical survey phase of a large multidisciplinary site investigation contract for East Anglia offshore wind hub project in the UKThe contract with ScottishPower Renewables…

Fugro Done with Geophysical Work at Qatar's North Sea Field

Jul 21, 2020

Fugro has completed the first phase of its offshore site investigation for Qatargas’ North Field Production Sustainability’s Compression Phase.The Dutch company started the fieldwork started in March. The first phase marks the completion of the geophysical scope…

Fugro Starts Geotechnical Works at Vattenfall's UK Offshore Wind Farm Sites

Jul 20, 2020

Dutch offshore services provider Fugro has started a marine site characterization campaign for Swedish wind developer Vattenfall at two major offshore wind development sites located over 40 km off the coast of Norfolk, UK.'The resulting Geo…

Fugro Adds Two More Vessels for U.S. Offshore Wind Site Survey

Jul 09, 2020

Dutch geotechnical services firm Fugro has mobilized two additional vessels off the coast of New Jersey to support its ongoing site characterization work for Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind.Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind is a joint venture between Shell and EDF working to develop a 183…

Site Survey to Start for Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Construction

Jun 25, 2020

The Haven Seariser 2 jack-up vessel will soon be at work at nearshore area between Redcar and Marske-by-the-Sea in the UK to carry out a six-month offshore site investigation by service provider Fugro for Innogy's Sofia offshore wind farm.'The…

Fugro Extends IMR Despina Vessel Charter

Jun 12, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owners Golden Energy Offshore has secured a contract extension for its IMR Despina vessel.The charter extension will take effect in direct continuation of the current contract with Fugro. Golden Energy Offshore did not provide info on the length of the new contract…

Fugro IOVTEC Wins Survey Work at Hai Long Wind Farm Sites

May 26, 2020

Fugro IOVTEC, a JV between Dutch Fugro and Taiwan's IOVTEC, has secured an offshore geotechnical site investigation project in Taiwan for the Hai Long 2 and Hai Long 3 offshore wind farms. The Hai Long offshore wind farms are being co-developed by Northland Power Inc…

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