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Oceanic insights

As commercial maritime activity moves further offshore into more challenging environments, secure and accurate operational current data is essential to safely optimise vessel operations. The Nortek VM Operations Series is an important and timely innovation, providing real-time oceanographic data for the offshore market.

The Nortek VM Operations Series helps map the sub-seabed for a new offshore wind farm development.

The challenge

Offshore wind farms represent a significant investment, requiring meticulous planning to mitigate risks. One risk of these, during construction and installation is the presence of hazards beneath the seabed, the most significant of which is unexploded ordnance (pUXO). Finding such devices quickly and accurately is a challenge that must be overcome before construction commences.

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