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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…

EODEX UK Clears 80+ Munitions at Offshore Wind Farm Site Quietly and without Explosions

Nov 20, 2023

Offshore disposal firm EODEX UK has informed that it has removed over 80 offshore munitions from the Moray Firth without high-order detonations.According to EODEX UK, detonations are widely attributed to be a key factor in mass stranding events – such as the Kyle of Durness in July 2011…

UXO Survey Kicks Off Along Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Export Cable Route

Apr 26, 2023

U.S. offshore wind developer Dominion Energy is this week kicking off unexploded ordinance identification within the export cable corridor and the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) lease area located offshore of Virginia Beach, Virginia…

JF Subtech Charters Olympic Taurus Offshore Vessel. Deploys It for UXO Survey Gig

Mar 30, 2023

James Fisher Subtech has chartered the multipurpose offshore vessel Olympic Taurus from Olympic Subsea with plans to use it in the UK offshore energy industry.The Olympic Taurus has already been mobilized for work from Montrose Port, Aberdeenshire…

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