Notices to Mariners

16-03-13
Installation of meteorological masts (M/V Brave Tern) (pdf 1 Mb)
Mariners are advised that the jack up vessel Brave Tern shall begin installation of two meteorological masts within the Dogger Bank Round 3 wind farm zone.
24-01-13
Installation of Meteorological Masts on Dogger Bank (M/V Brave Tern) (pdf 233 Kb)
Mariners are advised that the jack up vessel Brave Tern shall begin installation of two meteorological masts within the Dogger Bank Round 3 wind farm zone.
01-11-12
Nearshore survey work (M/V Titan Endeavour) (pdf 345 Kb)

Mariners are advised that the M/V Titan Endeavour will mobilise for nearshore survey work on or around 3 November 2012. The vessel will be operating from Hartlepool Harbour.

29-10-12
Met mast installation (M/V Brave Tern) (pdf 308 Kb)
Mariners are advised that the M/V Brave Tern shall begin installation of two meteorological masts within the Dogger Bank round 3 wind farm area.
20-09-12
Benthic survey (M/V Vigilant) (pdf 224 Kb)
Notice to Mariners that the M/V Vigilant will undertake an environmental benthic survey in the cable corridor related to Dogger Bank Teesside.
01-06-12
Nearshore geophysical survey (MV Titan Endeavour) (pdf 291 Kb)

Mariners are advised that the MV Titan Endeavour will undertake a near-shore geophysical survey off the Cleveland coast, specifically the Teesside area, during June and July.

31-05-12
Geotechnical survey (Blue Alfa) (pdf 568 Kb)
Following on from a previous Notice to Mariners, this survey has now been extended until 19 June, 2012.
30-05-12
M/V Ivero Geophysical Survey Operations (pdf 634 Kb)
Mariners are advised that the M/V Ivero shall commence geophysical survey operations in the coming weeks.
30-05-12
M/V Tridens Geophysical Survey programme 2012 (pdf 420 Kb)
Mariners are advised that the M/V Tridens 1 shall performing geophysical survey in the coming weeks. Survey operations are expected to commence on 25 May 2012. It is expected that the work will be complete by mid-July (15 July).
15-05-12
Geotechnical survey (Blue Alfa) (pdf 115 Kb)

Blue Alfa shall undertake a geotechnical survey campaign within Tranche B of the Dogger Bank zone.

07-03-12
Current, wave and tidal measuring (M/V Forth Hunter) (pdf 644 Kb)

Seabed-anchored wave, current and tidal measurement devices were deployed as planned.  However, the deployment locations were modified slightly as per this document. The equipment will remain in place for the rest of 2012.

29-02-12
Geophysical survey (M/V Ivero) (pdf 196 Kb)
Near-shore geophysical survey being undertaken by M/V Ivero for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck
29-02-12
Geophysical survey (M/V Endeavour) (pdf 210 Kb)

Geophysical survey operations being undertaken by the MV Titan Endeavour for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck

27-02-12
Current, wave and tidal measuring (M/V Forth Hunter) (pdf 305 Kb)

Seabed-anchored current, wave and tidal measurement devices will be deployed by the M/V Forth Hunter and will remain in place for the rest of 2012.


20-02-12
Geophysical survey operations (M/V Ivero) (pdf 341 Kb)
Nearshore geophysical survey operations for Dogger bank Creyke Beck.
10-11-11
Nearshore Environmental Survey (pdf 180 Kb)
Nearshore Environmental Survey
09-09-11
Nearshore Geophysical Survey (pdf 275 Kb)
Nearshore Geophysical Survey
06-09-11
Ornithological and Marine Mammal Survey (pdf 491 Kb)
Ornithological and Marine Mammal Survey
21-07-11
Forewind Geophysics  (pdf 208 Kb)

Mariners are advised that vessels Tridens 1 and L’Espoir will soon commence geophysical survey operations as detailed in the site co‐ordinates given in this document. Please note this work is in addition to previous NtM submission for geophysical survey on Dogger Bank Tranche B.

20-06-11
Benthic ecology survey (pdf 222 Kb)

Mariners are advised that the MV Vigilant will soon commence benthic ecology surveys on Forewinds proposed export cable route as detailed in the site plan.

19-05-11
Geophysical surveys - Project One cable corridor (pdf 430 Kb)

Mariners are advised that vessels Tridens 1 and L’Espoir will soon commence geophysical survey operations within the area of the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone as detailed in the site plan.

11-05-11
Geophysical surveys (M/V Tridens and M/V L’Espoir) (pdf 188 Kb)

Mariners are advised that vessels Tridens 1 and L’Espoir will soon commence geophysical survey operations within the area of the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone as detailed in the site plan.

06-05-11
Ornithological, marine mammal and benthic survey (M/V Vigilant) (pdf 382 Kb)

Mariners are advised that the M/V Vigilant continues to undertake ornithological and mammal surveys within the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone on behalf of Forewind Ltd.

06-01-11
Notice to mariners - geotechnical investigations at Dogger Bank - update 5 (pdf 443 Kb)

Notice is hereby given that Fugro GeoConsulting Limited (Fugro) will be conducting a Geotechnical Investigation within the UK Sector of the Central North Sea on behalf of Forewind, in the Dogger Bank Wind Farm Zone.

15-10-10
MV Vigilant (doc 733 Kb)

Mariners are advised that the M/V Sea Profiler has been replaced by the M/V Vigilant as the vessel that is undertaking a series of bird and mammal surveys over the Dogger Bank on behalf of Forewind.

14-10-10
Triaxys buoy deployment (pdf 359 Kb)

Mariners are advised of the deployment of a Triaxys Wave and Current Monitoring Buoy.

13-10-10
Geotechnical investigations at Dogger Bank - update 3 (pdf 389 Kb)

Notice is hereby given that Fugro GeoConsulting Limited (Fugro) will be conducting a Geotechnical Investigation within the UK Sector of the Central North Sea on behalf of Forewind, in the Dogger Bank Wind Farm Zone.

02-10-10
Sea Profiler on Dogger Bank (doc 492 Kb)

Mariners are advised that the Sea Profiler will be undertaking a series of bird and mammal surveys over the Dogger Bank.  The vessel will be operating from the beginning of September and is expected to be on site until the end of the year.  Any changes to the survey operations will be updated by further notices.

29-09-10
Geotechnical investigations at Dogger Bank - update 2 (pdf 389 Kb)

Notice is hereby given that Fugro GeoConsulting Limited (Fugro) will be conducting a Geotechnical Investigation within the UK Sector of the Central North Sea on behalf of Forewind, in the Dogger Bank Wind Farm Zone.

16-09-10
Notice to mariners – geotechnical investigations at Dogger Bank (pdf 387 Kb)

Notice is hereby given that Fugro GeoConsulting Limited (Fugro) will be conducting a Geotechnical Investigation within the UK Sector of the Central North Sea on behalf of Forewind, in the Dogger Bank Wind Farm Zone.

09-09-10
Notice to mariners – geotechnical investigations at Dogger Bank - update 1 (pdf 387 Kb)

Notice is hereby given that Fugro GeoConsulting Limited (Fugro) will be conducting a Geotechnical Investigation within the UK Sector of the Central North Sea on behalf of Forewind, in the Dogger Bank Wind Farm Zone.

06-08-10
Kommander Jack MV supplemented by Aquarius MV (pdf 220 Kb)

Mariners are advised that hydrographic surveys currently underway on the Dogger Bank using the M/V Kommander Jack are to be supplemented by a second vessel the M/V Aquarius.

06-08-10
Kommander Jack MV version 2 (doc 534 Kb)

Mariners are advised that hydrographic surveys of the Dogger Bank wind farm are planned to commence using the 'Kommander Jack'.  The vessel is owned by Hays Ships under contract to GEMS and will be carrying out a series of surveys on behalf of Forewind.  The survey commenced early July and is expected to continue through until September / October 2010.

06-08-10
Directional waverider deployment (pdf 546 Kb)

Location of Proposed Waverider Buoy