UXO risk mitigation

Sea Auk activities on the WaveWalker1 working on windfarm Hollandse Kust Noord
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    Onshore project? Working at sea? Partner with Fugro to unlock the secrets of the land or marine environment and get a clear picture of potential hazards. Our unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk mitigation services give you a complete understanding of any hazards at your project site. That way, you’ll minimise risks, avoid unforeseen situations, and overcome any challenges.

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    Martin Valk

    Global lead - UXO risk mitigation services

    Streamline operations

    With an optimised UXO survey and identification approach and complete risk mitigation solution.

    Minimise false positive potential UXO targets

    Through higher resolution data and an efficient identification process.

    Improve schedule control

    And reliability through reducing the need for costly and time-consuming identification and target dredging.

    Lower HSSE exposure

    And CO₂ consumption by minimising the number of offshore personnel required and using onshore remote operations centres.

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    Sea Auk activities on the WaveWalker1 working on windfarm Hollandse Kust Noord

    Case study

    First Sea Auk® mission powers through TenneT UXO clearance

    Wind farms offshore transmit green energy by way of power cables along the seabed. But to lay them, you need to make sure that the seabed is cleared of all objects, including UXO. We devised efficient clearance solutions: our WaveWalker 1 dynamic jack-up platform and our Sea Auk® shallow water UXO identification and clearance tool.

    Case study

    Completing the US’ first-ever offshore wind pUXO identification survey

    Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project was the first wind farm installation in US federal waters to undertake a potential unexploded ordnance (pUXO) identification survey. The project developer, Ørsted, relied on Fugro’s global marine UXO expertise to identify and clear hazards before construction.

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    Superior data in UXO survey of important Paris site

    When the French Ministry of Defence identified a location for the new command centre for its army, one of the first requirements was an unexploded ordnance safety diagnosis. Historical studies of the site in Paris suggested the possibility of unexploded bombs following allied forces bombardments in 1943.

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    Martin Valk

    Global lead - UXO risk mitigation services

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    Mark Richardson

    Global lead - UXO risk mitigation services

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    Vincent van Santen

    Regional lead Europe & Africa - UXO risk mitigation services

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    Dan Matthews

    Regional lead Americas - UXO risk mitigation services

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    Philip Brown

    APAC regional lead - UXO risk mitigation services

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    Pim Voogd

    MEI regional lead - UXO risk mitigation services

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