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  • 27 August 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions Ltd. (GDG) will present their insights on foundation innovations for the offshore wind sector at an International Symposium held in Denmark next week. The 2014 LORC Symposium will include a discussion under the general topic of ‘Cost reduction through innovation’ on the 12th of September, where GDG will introduce their recent […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Research & Development

    Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions Ltd. (GDG), an Irish based engineering company, has completed the first phase of the foundation testing for OpenHydro tidal turbine project. GDG has completed stage 1 of foundation testing for a tidal turbine project, exploring the interaction of the structure’s vertical self-weight and the horizontal environmental loading in order to optimize […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Irish offshore engineering company, Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions Ltd. (GDG), has won a contract to provide geotechnical and geophysical Owners Engineering services for the Hai Long offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The Hai Long 2 and 3 projects have consent for up to 1044MW of renewable electricity and are in advanced development stages. According to […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions Ltd. (GDG), in close collaboration with LiC Energy, have recently completed the geotechnical interpretation for the Rampion offshore wind farm project. The Rampion Offshore Wind Farm site is located off the South coast of England and is being developed by E.ON Climate & Renewables. The wind farm will consist of 116 […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    GDG, an Irish based geotechnical engineering consultancy, have successfully completed Stage 1 of foundation testing for a tidal turbine project for OpenHydro. GDG explored the interaction of the structure’s vertical self-weight and the horizontal environmental loading in order to optimise the turbine sub-base design, the company said in an email statement. The workscope in Stage […]

  • 23 February 2015

    The annual International Conference on Offshore Wind Substructures was held in Edinburgh last week and proved to be an excellent forum for discussing the latest trends in foundation design and innovations in substructure technology. This two day event facilitated lively discussion amongst attendees from across the supply chain regarding how foundation engineering may contribute to […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Research & Development

    Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) has completed a sediment dynamics study in the Irish Sea, which included a two-year investigation of the geomorphology off the East coast of Ireland in order to quantify the impacts of sediment dynamics on upcoming offshore wind farm developments.

  • 16 March 2015

    The EWEA Offshore Conference was held in Copenhagen last week which marked the key event of the year for the offshore wind sector, allowing members from across the industry to discuss the current market opportunities and share new technological innovations. Recognising the role that substructures play on the Levellised Cost of Energy, a dedicated session […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Research & Development

    Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) reported it has been able to offer up to 25% savings to developers and contractors by reducing the size of offshore foundations. GDG has been developing in-house optimization procedures for monopile engineering for four years and, in recent projects, it reached significant savings on the steel weights, which translates to a […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Research & Development

    Irish engineering consultancy company, Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG), has been awarded a contract to investigate sediment dynamic processes in the Irish Sea and their impact on planned offshore wind farm developments.

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Irish engineering consultancy Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) has completed sediment dynamics study in the Irish Sea, which was funded by the Geological Survey of Ireland under their research and development programme. Over the past 2 years GDG have been investigating the geomorphology off the East coast of Ireland in order to quantify the impacts […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Research & Development

    The annual International Conference on Offshore Wind Substructures was held in Edinburgh last week, where the latest trends in foundation design and innovations in substructure technology were discussed. This two day event facilitated lively discussion among attendees from across the supply chain regarding how foundation engineering may contribute to reducing the levellised cost of energy. […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions Ltd. (GDG) and ACCIONA Infrastructures will present some preliminary findings from LEANWIND during the EWEA OFFSHORE 2015 event in Copenhagen. The paper will address the global performance of various existing concepts of gravity based foundations in terms of buoyancy and stability. The LEANWIND project, which started in December 2013, is an […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Research & Development

    With construction activities for the Rampion offshore wind farm slated to commence this month, DHI has announced that it performed an extensive Metocean assessment of the wind farm.  DHI established an 18-year database of Metocean conditions at the site, including information on wind, waves, and tides, which are necessary for determining the design of wind turbine […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    SSE has begun assessing the Wicklow Port and Arklow Harbour as possible locations for a future onshore service base for the proposed Arklow Bank Wind Park project in Ireland. Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) are assessing the suitability of Wicklow Port and Arklow Harbour for an O&M base, with the study set to be completed in the […]

  • 4 March 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten of our most read articles for the month of February. 15 Injured After CTV Collides with Cargo Ship Off Rügen All 15 people aboard the crew transfer vessel (CTV) World Bora were injured after the CTV collided with a cargo ship several nautical miles northeast of the […]

  • 4 March 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten of our most read articles for the month of February. 15 Injured After CTV Collides with Cargo Ship Off Rügen All 15 people aboard the crew transfer vessel (CTV) World Bora were injured after the CTV collided with a cargo ship several nautical miles northeast of the […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Whampoa is the second in a four tug series of RAmparts 3000’s Cheoy Lee is constructing for Hong Kong United Docyards (HUD). Like the series debutant, Taikoo, Whampoa is named after historic Hong Kong dockyards, and was handed over in mid-November at a ceremony taking place at the Cheoy Lee shipyard in Hong Kong. The […]

  • 29 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Whampoa is the second in a four tug series of RAmparts 3000’s Cheoy Lee is constructing for Hong Kong United Docyards (HUD). Like the series debutant, Taikoo, Whampoa is named after historic Hong Kong dockyards, and was handed over in mid-November at a ceremony taking place at the Cheoy Lee shipyard in Hong Kong. The […]

  • 15 September 2013

    Hoegh Sells LNG Tanker Norman Lady for Recycling Höegh LNG said it will through its 50/50 joint venture company Methane Carriers take redelivery of the LNG tanker Norman Lady on 15 September. The redelivery follows a successful 14 year charter with Gas Natural Aprovisionamientos SDG of the vessel built in 1973. USA: Freeport LNG, SK […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    BIMCO called for the 4th IMO Greenhouse Gas Study based on realistic economic growth.

  • 12 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has granted GDF SUEZ E&P Norge AS (GdF) consent for drilling and completion of wells on the Gjøa field with the mobile drilling facility Transocean Searcher. The consent encompasses drilling and completion of a total of 11 wells, of which five are scheduled for completion before start of production. The […]