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Health, Safety & Environment

15 Nov | Will the secrets of Doggerland be revealed by unique find at North Sea site?

Archaeologists analyse pre-historic seabed evidence recovered from offshore wind farm development area

05 Nov | Oysters and artificial reefs for new nature development within North Sea wind farm

Today Van Oord installed, in cooperation with the North Sea Foundation, the Natuur & Milieu organisation and Eneco, reef balls and cages containing flat oysters within the Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, 23 kilometres west of the Dutch port city of IJmuiden. The “Rich North Sea” project will investigate how nature conservation and sustainable energy generation can reinforce one another. 

01 Nov | First of kind bird study at offshore wind farm

Vattenfall calls on ornithologists to bid for research funding on Aberdeen project 

15 Oct | DNV GL leads consortium to update Carbon Trust Floating LiDAR Roadmap

Floating LiDAR technology represents a cost-effective way of measuring the wind resource at proposed offshore wind farm sites

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15 Oct | Ship’s bell recovered at Galloper offshore site returns to its Sunderland home

A ship’s bell recovered from the Galloper Offshore Wind Farm’s offshore cable route prior to the project’s construction is set to go on public display having been identified as coming from SS Carica Miller, a merchant ship built in Sunderland in 1928.
  • A 90-year-old ship’s bell, recovered duri

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10 Oct | Consortium will support RVO.nl by conducting WRA HKN

A consortium consisting of Oldbaum Services, Pondera Consult, Whiffle and Deltares will support the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) by conducting a Wind Resource Assessment (WRA) for Wind Farm Zone Hollandse Kust (noord) (HKN). The quartet was awarded the contract, among others due to extensive prior experience both in Dutch and European offshore wind projects.

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09 Oct | ESVAGT takes part in anti-terror exercise

The ‘Esvagt Mercator’ left an offshore wind farm to play the role of hijacked vessel in a Belgian anti-terror exercise.

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25 Sep | Boskalis to reduce CO2 emissions by using sustainable biofuel on Borssele renewable energy project

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) will use a biofuel blend on the project to install the export cable to the Borssele offshore wind farm resulting in a more sustainable realization of this renewable energy project.