Fugro Kicks Off Bay State Wind Site Survey

Fugro’s multi purpose drilling, well intervention and geotechnical vessel, Fugro Synergy, has started a geotechnical survey campaign on behalf of DONG Energy at the proposed site for the Bay State Wind offshore wind farm.

A 15-days survey will involve seabed testings in 18 specific locations which should provide information for engineering of future wind turbines. The survey will consist of a series of shallow vibrocore holes, cone penetration tests (CPTs) and core samples.

Bay State Wind is a utility-scale offshore wind farm, located 15 miles off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard, with water depths of between 40 – 50 meters.

For the next three years DONG Energy will collect data and perform an assessment of the physical, biological and economic characteristics of this BOEM lease area to evaluate the suitability for the construction of an offshore wind farm.

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News

Events>

<< Oct 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 1 2 3 4 5

BLACK SEA OIL AND GAS

Black Sea region continues to impose as a key area for the future of energy in Europe in reaching the diversification of supply and the energy…

read more >

SUBSEA POWER CABLES

2-day seminar covering best practice and emerging technologies for cost-efficient subsea cable projects from conception to installation…

read more >

24th Annual Africa Oil Week 2017

The Conference portraying five days of senior-level executive insights, with rich-content on corporate strategies and portfolio, exposure…

read more >

OTC Brasil 2017

OTC Brasil is organized by the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) and Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP)…

read more >