SITE INVESTIGATION

Floating wind: with new territories come new geohazards

Sophie Van Zanten (solution owner for Offshore Wind Farm Cable Routing and Design at Fugro) and Grant Lewis (marine geoconsulting country service line manager at Fugro) discuss the issue of identifying geohazards in relation to floating offshore wind farm developments.

Sophie Van Zanten & Grant Lewis
 Before a floating wind farm can be developed the geohazards need to be examined and assessed

Before a floating wind farm can be developed the geohazards need to be examined and assessed

Geohazards can present a significant threat and cause damage to floating wind farms and export cables. A tailored geohazard assessment can help wind farm developers to identify, evaluate and mitigate these...

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