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Health, Safety & Environment

22 May | Offshore wind potential offers opportunity to redesign the North Sea and increase marine biodiversity

An ecosystem-based spatial planning approach for a potential North Sea energy infrastructure could contribute to the effective management of marine activities and the sustainable use and development of marine and coastal resources.

21 May | Wind Measurement Buoy to be Deployed in Offshore Project Area

Vineyard Wind has notified fishermen about location of the instrument buoy, which will gather data on wind speed, wave frequency, ocean currents, to ensure maritime safety

19 Apr | Pioneering study finds seabirds avoid offshore wind turbines much more than previously predicted

The Offshore Renewables Joint Industry Programme (ORJIP) has today released findings from the world’s most comprehensive investigation into seabird behaviour and collision risk around offshore wind farms.

Health, Safety & Environment

19 Apr | Ørsted Signed MoUs with Hospitals in Changhua to Build Medical Supporting Network for Offshore Wind Farms

Partners up with Show Chwan Memorial Hospital and Changhua Christian Hospital and invests in health and safety infrastructure in Changhua

Health, Safety & Environment

13 Apr | Deepwater Wind Wins 2018 NOIA Safety Practice Award

The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has presented the 2018 Safety-in-Seas (SIS) Safety Practice Award to Deepwater Wind in recognition of its innovative safety practices during and after the installation of Block Island Wind Farm, our nation’s first offshore wind farm.

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10 Apr | Bay State Wind plans more than $2 million in environmental research grants

BOSTON, MA (April 10, 2018) – Bay State Wind, which is working to bring clean, renewable and affordable energy to Massachusetts, today announced plans to provide more than $2 million in grants for research and programs to protect New England’s fisheries and whale populations.

Health, Safety & Environment

03 Apr | Fugro returns to Hollandse Kust wind farm zone for marine site characterisation contract

Fugro is set to commence a site characterisation programme at the Hollandse Kust (noord) Wind Farm zone. Carried out under a further contract for the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (, part of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy), the geotechnical workscope comprises seabed investigations and borehole drilling at two lots. Other deliverables include standard and advanced laboratory testing and an integrated geological/geotechnical soil model which will be used by future developers of the wind farm to prepare their bids.