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Bluemull Sound, Shetland - Subsea Tidal Turbine & Power Cable

The purpose of the operation is to conduct construction operations on a subsea tidal energy array in the Bluemull Sound, Shetland.

Multicat vessel the Leask Marine MV C-Odyssey (pictured below, call sign 2ETW7) will conduct offshore and subsea operations. Works will include loading and preparatory work at Cullivoe Pier. The work will be conducted from August 2017 to November 2017; operations could take place during day or night.

Operations will be conducted within a 300m radius of the array location. Work will also be conducted along the cable route; cable waypoints are listed.

Array location: 60°41.908'N 00°59.016'W

Cable Way Points
60°41.878'N 000°59.917'W
60°41.813'N 000°59.862'W
60°41.814'N 000°59.701'W
60°41.815'N 000°59.437'W
60°41.818'N 000°59.400'W
60°41.835'N 000°59.217'W
60°41.869'N 000°59.101'W
60°41.900'N 000°59.030'W
60°41.878'N 000°59.917'W
60°41.813'N 000°59.862'W

For further information:  Gavin McPherson, Nova Innovation, Tel: 0131
5542242  email:

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