Fugro awarded contracts for US offshore wind work

December 4, 2017

Fugro has been awarded contracts by Ørsted to undertake geotechnical investigations at two large-scale offshore wind development sites. Ørsted is pursuing the development of these two new projects - Bay State Wind, located 15mi off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts and Ocean Wind, 10mi off the New Jersey coast – to bring wind energy to American consumers and businesses, Fugro said in a 1 December press statement.

Fugro Explorer

The marine site characterization at both sites involves highly specialized sampling and in situ testing which Fugro will perform from its dedicated DP2 geotechnical drillship, Fugro Explorer. For laboratory testing and reporting services Fugro will draw on its expertise from Norfolk, Va. and Houston, Texas in the US as well as Wallingford (UK) and Nootdorp (Netherlands), with the objective of providing fully integrated deliverables. Prior to the contract awards Fugro carried out geoconsulting desktop studies and geotechnical ground truthing for Ørsted.

Site investigations kicked off on 29 November and will last three months. The projects will be conducted under Fugro's QHSSE management system, which is in accordance with industry leading QHSSE and operational standards.



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