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  • 25 February 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Fugro has completed a second marine unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk mitigation project for TenneT, this time on a cable route survey as part of the construction of the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm. The 13-month project involved surveying the route for explosive remnants of war (ERW), including munitions dumped at sea after conflict, and […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Safety, Technology

    By Eize de Vries Unexploded ordnance (UXO) represents substantial risk and cost for the rapidly growing global offshore wind industry when planning new large-scale windfarms including cable routing and other activities in the marine environment. We spoke with Fugro Project Director Marco Gilissen, who leads an expanding subsea geo-intelligence group specialized in the full spectrum […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Storage

    Fugro has completed a marine unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk mitigation project for TenneT as part of the construction of the Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore wind farm. The 13-month project involved surveying the cable route for explosive remnants of war (ERW), including munitions dumped at sea after conflict, and investigating potential targets. TenneT received their final […]

  • 6 April 2015

    The threat of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the marine environment never completely goes away. The types of munitions that might be encountered in the North Sea today consist of High Explosive (HE) bombs and sea mines, which are there not only as a result of military activities associated with both World Wars, but also extensive […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has completed a five-month specialist unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey campaign at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station project. The company provided a turnkey solution to survey, identify and dispose of any UXO identified at Hinkley Point C in order to ensure the site was free from UXO risks prior […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Developers, utilities and asset owners are failing to take account of the risks posed by munitions moving from their recorded positions during the operations and maintenance phases of their projects. That is according to specialist offshore risk consultancy, 6 Alpha Associates. Prior to installation work, where there is a high risk of encountering unexploded ordnance […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Energinet and National Grid have selected N-Sea Survey to provide UXO survey and inspection on the Viking Link subsea power interconnector between Denmark and UK. In addition, Intertek was contracted for UXO client representative services. The services are related to UXO risk mitigation activities with scheduled duration from March 2018 and to June 2019. The […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Storage

    Danish Energinet and UK-based National Grid have awarded Intertek with a contract to provide unexploded ordnance (UXO) client representative services on the Viking Link interconnector project.

  • 1 June 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Fendercare Subsea Services have completed their UXO project on behalf of Sandbank Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München. The UXO project was conducted at the Sandbank offshore wind farm which is the second largest power generation project undertaken by Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München in the German North Sea. The operation itself identified […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The UXO consultancy firms NjordIC and UXO Intelligence have agreed to join forces and resources for desk studies and historical research. The cooperation covers the global UXO market with exception of the Dutch waters. “Thanks to our combined network, experience, commitment and impressive amount of archive material NjordIC and UXOIntelligence are able to offer a […]

  • 29 November 2016

    6 Alpha Associates informed today that it is currently carrying out a comprehensive unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk management for the Beatrice offshore wind farm, which will eventually result in issuing a final UXO safety clearance certificate.  Upon completion, the work will confirm that the prospective threat to installation activity presented by UXO has been reduced to as low […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    James Fisher Subsea (JF Subsea) in cooperation with their German partner GSS Hansa Offshore (GSS) were contracted by the windfarm developer OWP Nordergründe GmbH & Co KG to help clear unexploded ordnance (UXOs) from the site of the proposed Nordergründe wind farm. The Nordergründe 111 MW offshore wind farm is located 15 kilometres north-east of the […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Developers, utilities and asset owners are failing to take account of the risks posed by munitions moving from their recorded positions during the operations and maintenance phases of their projects. That is according to specialist offshore risk consultancy, 6 Alpha Associates. Prior to installation work, where there is a high risk of encountering unexploded ordnance […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Developers, utilities and asset owners are failing to take account of the risks posed by munitions moving from their recorded positions during the operations and maintenance phases of their projects. That is according to specialist offshore risk consultancy, 6 Alpha Associates. Prior to installation work, where there is a high risk of encountering unexploded ordnance […]

  • 16 June 2015

    The Hydrographic Society UK is organizing and hosting one-day seminar and accompanying table-top Exhibition with focus on Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Surveys. It takes place on Friday the 19th of June in Southampton. MMT will hold a presentation with brand new information from successful UXO projects. An increased expansion of offshore installations has required a new […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Elia and 50Hertz Transmission have issued a tender seeking a UXO expert for offshore platforms in Belgium and Germany. In Phase 1, the contractor will provide a desktop study and a presentation of results on a UXO risk workshop with the client. The selected party will then in phase two provide consultancy service to the […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Equipment, Research & Development, Safety

    Unique Group has merged its expertise in survey and buoyancy technology with Dutch UXO experts Bodac to develop an unexploded ordnance lifting & safe disposal system (UXO-LSDS). The system paves the way for contactless mine recovery. The UXO-LSDS consists of a housing for two 9l, 300 bar composite cylinders and a Sonardyne acoustic lightweight release […]

  • 18 November 2015

    6 Alpha Associates has partnered with Atkins to provide offshore unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk assessment ahead of the geotechnical surveys prior to the construction of three UK offshore wind farms. The two companies will deliver UXO risk management services for the geotechnical ground investigations undertaken at the designated turbine locations, as well as along the export […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage

    Fugro is getting ready to carry out a survey for unexploded ordnance (UXO) across the development zone of the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm located in the Outer Moray Firth off the east coast of Scotland. Fugro will deploy three survey vessels,  Fugro Helmert, Fugro Frontier, and Meridian to carry out the survey, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL), the developer of […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Subsea inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) provider, N-Sea, and Bodac UXO, an unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk mitigation expert, have announced an agreement to jointly market and execute marine UXO survey, identification and removal projects across Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Scandinavia. N-Sea CEO, Gerard Keser, said: “The cooperation between N-Sea and Bodac will significantly reduce […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    6 Alpha Associate is in the process of managing an unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk for the Beatrice Offshore Wind Limited (BOWL), an 84- turbine project located in the Moray Firth.   The 6 Alpha activity is geared towards issuing a final UXO safety clearance certificate. Upon completion, the work will confirm that the prospective threat to installation […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Storage

    The planned DolWin3 offshore submarine cable connection is a DC power transmission link of approximately 42 km. The starting point will be north of the island of Borkum, Germany. The route is within the German EEZ with the final destination at substation DolWin Gamma. The grid operator is inviting tenders for geophysical survey of the proposed […]