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SIMOX & RoboDock receive offshore wind innovation subsidy

The RoboDock and SIMOX projects have have been selected to receive funding from the MOOI (Mission-driven Research, Development and Innovation) subsidy scheme. The SIMOX, a project that is testing various methods to install monopiles at sea more silently, receives € 4 million. RoboDock receives € 3.3 million and is developing a maintenance platform with drones…

Fugro and NYK sign MOU with Japanese geoscience specialist OYO

Fugro and NYK Group, who recently formed a partnership to provide offshore geotechnical services in Japan, have now signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with leading Japanese geoscience specialist OYO Corporation (OYO). The cooperation will further strengthen the companies’position as service providers for the growing offshore wind site characterisation market in Japan. Geo-data specialist…

Golden Energy Offshore’s IMR Despina to work on IJmuiden Ver OWF

Norwegian vessel owner Golden Energy Offshore secured several months firm work with Fugro for the Inspection, Maintenance and Repair Vessel (IMR) Despina. The vessel will, amongst others, perform geotechnical seabed survey work in the IJmuiden Ver Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) zone. The main scope of the contract is geotechnical seabed survey for multiple clients in…

Fugro wins IJmuiden Ver geotechnical investigation contract

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has selected Fugro to perform 3 geotechnical investigations for the offshore wind farm zone IJmuiden Ver. With 4 GW, the resulting wind farm will be the largest to be developed in the Dutch part of the North Sea. The investigations for the 429 km2 IJmuiden Ver zone is the largest…

Fugro completes US offshore wind job

Fugro has completed a large site characterisation field programme off the coast of Massachusetts for a proposed offshore wind farm of 804 MW. The data will support permitting, design and installation of the proposed wind farm. The proposed wind farm is being developed by Mayflower Wind, a joint venture between Shell New Energies and Ocean…

Fugro and NYK Group start strategic partnership in Japan

Geo-data specialist Fugro and Japanese transportation company NYK Group (NYK) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) 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. By joining forces, Fugro and NYK are preparing for Japan’s burgeoning…

Fugro completes UXO survey for Hollandse Kust Zuid

Fugro completed an unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk mitigation project on the cable route for the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind zone. The route was confirmed clear of UXO risk meaning the final UXO clearance certificate could be handed to TenneT, responsible for the grid connection of the future wind farm. The 13-month project involved surveying…

Fugro bags first South Korean offshore wind deal

Fugro enters the South Korean offshore wind market. The geo-data specialist has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Korean Underwater Survey Technology 21 (UST21).  The agreement with UST21 will facilitate collaboration on marine projects in South Korean waters, whereby Fugro will expand UST21’s local hydrography capacity to provide site characterisation services, including geotechnical, geophysical…

Fugro to perform geotechnical investigations in the German North Sea and Baltic Sea

Fugro will be performing geotechnical site investigations at potential offshore wind farm development areas in the German North Sea and Baltic Sea. The company was awarded a multi-annual contract by Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Das Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)). The contract has a value of approximately 25 million euro. The starting date is targeted…