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Removing Unexploded Weapons of War – An insurer's view

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Lloyd’s have recently released an article citing the impact unexploded ordnance (UXO) has in the marine environment. This UXO is of particular concern for marine and offshore energy insurers, given the recent upsurge in exploratory and offshore activities.

Read the entire article at lloyds.com.

Ordtek pleased to be associated with a new CIRIA UXO project

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CIRIA operates across market sectors and disciplines. It delivers a programme of business improvement services and research activities for its members and those engaged with the delivery and operation of the built environment through collaborative working. CIRIA is an independent member-based not-for-profit organisation.

Assessment and management of unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk in the marine environment (P2833)

The Crown Estate published a document in 2010, mainly for dredging and marine aggregate operators, to manage UXO risk associated with dredging munitions. However, little guidance exists for those people involved in other marine activities such as offshore wind farms, cable, and pipe laying activities in regards to assessing and managing UXO risk.

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