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  • 10 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Scour Prevention Systems Ltd has developed a scour prevention mat based on recycled car tyres, which was trialed on a wind farm off the Norfolk coast and then used in a recent major North Sea project. The scour prevention mat uses end-of-life tyres fastened together to make matrixes, used in single or multi layers to protect all offshore […]

  • 9 June 2016

    The installation of scour protection around the 51 foundations of the Nobelwind (Bligh Bank II)offshore wind project finished yesterday, 8 June. The erosion protection consists of a light filter layer (first phase) and a heavier coating layer specifically designed for various locations and water depths. This protection will remain stable for the next 25 years, […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Equipment, Research & Development

    Scour researchers from several institutions are set to start work on a collaborative project at HR Wallingford’s Fast Flow Facility (FFF) as part of PROTEUS, an EU-funded Hydralab+ project. The research project aims to improve the design of scour protection around offshore wind turbine monopiles, as well as future-proofing them against the impacts of climate change. […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Research & Development

    Great Yarmouth’s Seabed Scour Control Systems (SSCS) is leading a new £1m project to develop an innovative self-installing scour protection system that could save the average wind farm approximately £8.6m over its lifetime. The Innovate UK-backed, 20-month Self-Installing Scour Protection for Offshore Wind Farms (SISProtect) project is a collaboration between six industry partners. The design of the prototype […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The Environmental Hydraulics Institute of the Cantabria (IHCantabria) is carrying out physical experiments of the scour protection around the Jacket Legs at the new Iberdrola offshore wind farm – East Anglia ONE In these physical tests the metocean characteristics of the studied location are simulated and the real Jackets’ orientation and the seabed characteristics are […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has secured a contract by Yunneng Wind Power to provide scour protection for the turbine foundations at the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. The contract will see Boskalis installing rock on the seabed around 71 monopile foundations serving as scour protection. In total 325,000t of rock sourced from local quarries […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Research & Development

    European scour researchers have kicked off PROTEUS, a new EU Hydralab+ project, which aims to improve the design of scour protection around offshore wind turbine monopiles and future-proof them against the impacts of climate change.

  • 20 April 2018

    HR Wallingford and Ørsted have worked together to test and refine the design of the suction bucket foundations for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The testing was conducted as a part of the research project investigating scour effects, and the most suitable scour protection for the novel foundation structures. The […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A new UK consortium is developing a self-installing scour protection system said to be able to save an average offshore wind farm approximately GBP 8.6 million over its lifetime. The Self-Installing Scour Protection for Offshore Wind Farms (SISProtect) project is being led by Seabed Scour Control Systems (SSCS), who will carry out the design of the prototype Frond […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Research & Development

    In the framework of the Marinet program, IMDC, in a partnership with HR Wallingford, University of Ghent and the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, finalised the physical model tests at the University of Aalborg (DK) at the end of December 2012. The test program was set-up to investigate an innovative scour protection […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Deltares has worked with HSM Offshore on the updating of the scour protection design for the Borssele Alpha & Beta offshore high-voltage substation (OHVS) platforms that connect the wind farms in the Borssele Wind Farm Zone (Netherlands) to the grid. Deltares performed model tests in 2016 to investigate scour development and conceptual scour protection for […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Peter Madsen Rederi, a Danish company, has completed scour protection work at Amrumbank offshore wind farm. In six months of time, four Peter Madsen vessels placed two layers of bags on the seabed, around wind turbine foundations. This required 45,000 bags filled with 60,000 tons of dredged sand, in order to prevent the sea current […]

  • 2 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Scour – the movement of sediment that can erode the seabed around a fixed structure – is one of the major concerns when designing offshore wind turbine foundations. Indeed, turbine foundations are more susceptible to scour than predicted, as shown by Anders Wedel Nielsen, who recently joined DHI team in Denmark. The most common strategy […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Pipeshield International has secured a contract from DeepOcean to supply the scour protection for the East Anglia One offshore wind farm. Over 300 bespoke fronded concrete mattresses have been manufactured at the port of Great Yarmouth within close proximity of the deep water berth. Fronds are a dense carpet of strands, like a bionic seaweed, woven […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Associated British Ports Ltd (ABP) has released a tender to the market for dredging and pumping works in Southampton, UK. The notice, published in the Tenders Electronic Daily (TED), said that ABP Southampton is seeking a supplier that will carry out deepening and widening of existing berth pockets by dredging and potentially install scour protection […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Environmental Hydraulics Institute of Cantabria (IHCantabria) is carrying out an experiment campaign to evaluate the performance of different scour protection solutions on jacket foundations at the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.

  • 18 September 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Neptune Marine Services said that its Subsea Stabilisation division was recently awarded two subcontracts by McDermott Australia for the Ichthys LNG project in Australia. McDermott is the appointed main contractor for the Subsea Umbilicals, Risers and Flowlines (SURF) engineering, procurement, construction and installation portion of the Inpex-operated LNG project. The initial subcontract includes the design […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Storage

    Deltares and HSM Offshore have updated the scour protection design for the Borssele Alpha and Beta offshore high-voltage substation (OHVS) platforms that connect offshore wind farms in the Borssele Wind Farm Zone, the Netherlands, to the grid.

  • 5 August 2019

    Pipeshield International Ltd has loaded out the second phase scour protection for the East Anglia One offshore wind farm in the UK. Pipeshield manufactured and supplied more than 300 fronded concrete mattresses, which were loaded in stacks of six using the company’s high payload wet store bases. Using the specialist system meant the fronded mattresses could […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The $44 million Eden Breakwater Wharf Extension Project has taken an important step forward with the completion of Stage One dredging and scour protection works. Member for Bega, Andrew Constance, said that Stage One involved dredging the port and the construction and installation of 4000 square meters of scour protection which would safeguard the wharf […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum has issued a tender for the provision and installation of scour protection at one wind turbine location in the Trianel Windpark Borkum (TWB) offshore wind farm in Germany. The contractor is responsible for the provision of the scour protection material (rocks) and its installation. Therefore, the chosen company will also provide any […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Norfolk Marine’s Tyre Filled Net (TFN) system will be installed as scour protection for the foundation of the 5MW Elisa prototype under construction in the Canary Islands. The TFN system will be installed on the turbine foundation inshore in controlled port conditions complimenting the projects “Off Site Construction” technology. Esteyco, leader of the developer’s consortium, […]