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Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm - Glider Pole Removal

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Ordtek supports the DeepOcean gilder pole removal campaign at Middleton Sands, Haysham for the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm. Providing UXO support as part of their overarching risk management of the project for DONG Energy.

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Unexploded Ordnance Found on Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

Galloper Wind Farm Ltd is preparing to undertake a programme of disposal of items identified as unexploded wartime ordnance, found on the seabed where the Galloper wind farm will be built off the Suffolk coast. The objects were identified during surveys undertaken ahead of the offshore construction starting this summer.

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Ordtek and N-Sea Team Up For Galloper Inspection Works

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Work has begun searching for wartime ordnance on the seabed 17 miles off Suffolk at the £1.5 billion Galloper project site. Ordtek is using its expertise to find any Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) in the area which will be home to 56 offshore wind turbines. The company recently launched a unique Mine Map sharing information about UXO around the UK coastline using data from a variety of sources.

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Unexploded Ordnance Found on Rampion Offshore Wind Farm

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Two WWII 500lb unexploded bombs have been discovered during the inspection works on the site of Rampion offshore wind farm off the coast of Sussex.

The two 500lb high explosive bombs were found as part of the routine target inspection phase following on from the geophysical data interpretation and desk based research conducted by Ordtek.

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Mine Map Reveals “Explosive” Danger at Offshore Energy Sites

The location of unexploded mines and bombs around the UK coastline is revealed in a revolutionary online map designed to aid the developers of offshore energy projects like wind farms and cable laying.

The interactive risk map shares vital data about areas mined by the British and Germans during the wars, plus unexploded ordnance (UXO) from military armament training and munitions dumping. It also reveals previous UXO finds.

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Ordtek Achieves ISO 9001 Registration From The British Assessment Bureau

The independent assessment was conducted by the leading Certification Body, the British Assessment Bureau and demonstrates Ordtek's commitment to customer service and quality in delivery.

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