Embracing digital transformation
US-based Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind is using Fugro’s Gaia.Hub Geo-data management solution to advance development of their renewable energy project off the coast of New Jersey. They area also helping to advance the industry with a lead-by-example embrace of digitalisation that promotes faster regulatory review, increased transparency and improved public trust.
Originally published in Sea Technology April 2022 issue and protected by copyright
Business Lessons I’ve Learned
Linda Stewart, Director Marine Geophysical Europe and Africa, was featured in Business Bulletin, the Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce monthly magazine. Find out more about Linda’s career achievements, the challenges facing the maritime sector and what she hopes to see in the future.
Originally published in the Business Bulletin of the Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce April 2022 issue and protected by copyright
Fugro - ROAMES® Digital Twins
Read the article on Fugro ROAMES ® Digital Twins, part of the World Geospatial Industry Council’s (WGIC) Spatial Digital Twins report that provides industry insights on the status, opportunities, and way forward.
Originally published in the WGIC Policy Report: 2022-01 and protected by copyright
The rail industry’s ongoing journey towards sustainability
As the UK navigates the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, the rail industry is continuing to play a leading role when it comes to the idea of ‘building back better’. In this Rail Professional article, Mark Thomas, Fugro’s Rail Business Manager UK, shares his thoughts on the rail industry's journey towards sustainability, the importance of technological innovations and how accurate data and analysis can help optimise the life cycle of assets.
Originally published in Rail Professional Magazine issue 280 March 2022 and protected by copyright
Floating wind – top tips for a successful Geo-data analytics strategy
Floating wind is an emerging technology that promises to bridge the ever-growing demand for clean energy, with access to terawatts of predictable wind energy that blows unobstructed over vast swathes of the oceans. Fugro’s Aproop Dheeraj Ponnada discusses the importance of gathering data from demonstrator projects to standardise and derisk the thousands of turbines that will float in the oceans in coming decades.
Originally published in Wind Energy Network issue 63 2022 and protected by copyright.
Geo-data for risk management in a changing Arctic
This paper, written by Fugro's Pooja Mahapatra, Geospatial Solution Owner and Rod Eddies Solution Director Land Site Characterisation/Global Land Site Characterisation, focuses on the risks of multiple climate change impacts on infrastructure and coastlines, to demonstrate the role of geo-data in understanding, predicting and mitigating these risks. The paper illustrates a selection of geospatial and geophysical technology enablers that contribute towards understanding and adapting to the changing Arctic.
Endorsed by The World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) for presentation at the Arctic Observing Summit on 31 March - 1 April 2022.
Making crewless offshore surveys a reality: a European case study
In November 2021, Fugro’s Blue Essence, our offshore certified USV with an electric ROV, commenced its first survey and inspection project in Europe. Read Martin Galavazi, Director Digital Geodata Marine Site Characterisation, and Lex Veerhuis, Development Manager New Business, article in First Break where they share insights on the key challenges that were encountered in the build-up to the project, the benefits of technological innovations, and discuss the maritime industry’s move towards remote operations.
Originally published in First Break (EAGE) Volume 40 Issue 2 February 2022 and is protected by copyright
5 Questions to ... Paul Seaton
The early impact of COVID-19 was complex for the communities and global markets in which we live and operate. Fugro’s Paul Seaton discusses the impact of the pandemic on our business, the key market trends and challenges the hydrography industry will face, and the technological drivers advancing the future of hydrography.
Originally published in Hydro International Business Guide 2022 and is protected by copyright
Energy transition and net zero
Sustainability is at the forefront of developments as the energy sector transitions towards renewables. In his editorial for Energy Engineering, Fugro’s Peter Brooke highlights the importance of collaboration and innovative technology in driving meaningful change.
Originally published in Energy Engineering issue 91 and is protected by copyright
A new vision for subsea asset positioning & construction support
Developments in ocean technology are revolutionising subsea installations resulting in faster, safer, and more reliable offshore operations. Fugro’s Sjoerd Butter explains how QuickVision®, our touchless vision based positioning and augmented reality measurement tool, is improving subsea projects in his recent editorial for Ocean News and Technology (ON&T).
Originally published in ON&T November 2021 issue and is protected by copyright