Photo: Fugro's Atlantis Dweller, a dedicated UXO identification vessel

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UXO Risk mitigation tools and techniques

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 of UXO risk management services.

Offshore windfarm construction is at full swing and accelerating across Europe and several emerging markets, such as the USA and Asia-Pacific regions (e.g. Taiwan, Japan and Vietnam). This in turn increases demand for professional certified UXO target detection and identification, and clearance services before starting construction or other marine activities.

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