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Navigating a Minefield: Why UXO Could Hamper the UK’s Offshore Wind Ambitions

Aug 19, 2022

The UK’s plans to significantly increase offshore wind capacity to 50GW by 2030 risks being hindered by an array of undiscovered unexploded ordnance (UXO) in our coastal waters. It is estimated that up to 500,000 legacy items/targets of UXO could still be present in UK waters. These require safe removal or disposal to clear the way for accelerated offshore wind development. The current practice of…

Rovco Nets UXO, Seabed Survey Deal at Dutch Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 30, 2022

Subsea and hydrographic survey services firm Rovco has signed a contract with the Dutch marine services contractor Van Oord to carry out subsea investigation works on Dutch offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Noord. Rovco will perform an unexploded…

NextGeo Wraps Up Offshore Cable Route Surveys for TenneT in Dutch North Sea

Apr 27, 2022

Marine geoscience and offshore construction support service provide NextGeo has completed offshore cable route surveys in the Dutch North Sea in support of TenneT's and the Dutch government’s program to increase offshore wind capacity by 2030…

James Fisher Charters 'Go Electra' for North Sea UXO, IMR Work

Mar 10, 2022

Subsea services provider James Fisher has chartered Go Marine Group's multi-purpose service vessel Go Electra for UXO identification services and IMR projects in the North Sea.The vessel will be used by James Fisher group companies James Fisher…

Sonardyne Launches Wireless Seabed UXO Disposal Capability

Feb 15, 2022

Marine technology company, Sonardyne said Tuesday it had launched a secure, wireless underwater initiation capability aimed at improving the safety and efficiency of unexploded ordnance (UXO) clearance during offshore energy projects with the…

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