London Array Wind Farm – Wave Buoy Deployment

London Array Wind Farm – Wave Buoy Deployment

Vessels

Crew transfer vessels: SC Amethyst, SC Falcon, TMS Bittern, Windcat 4, Windcat 18,

Windcat 21 and Windcat 39 will take offshore technicians to the Wind Turbine Generators and Offshore Substations for routine operations and maintenance works.

Crew transfer / survey vessel Spectrum 1 will be taking paint inspection teams to the met mast and locations on site and also undertaking survey operations within the windfarm and along the export cables.

Dive support vessel CWind Phantom will undertake Diver inspections at various locations around the wind farm.

Buoys

Temporarily removed for Maintenance, but the Guard Buoys will remain on station

 Identity

Coordinates

Light

Yellow spherical buoy, transparent top dome with solar panels and flashing light.

Long Sand (Middle)

51°40.828'N  01°31.177'E

Fl (5) Y 20s 2nm

 

Temporarily removed for Maintenance, but the Guard Buoys will remain on station

Identity

Coordinates

Light

Protected by 2 guard buoys stationed approximately 50 - 100 meters to the North and South.

Knock Deep (North)

51°37.064'N  01°30.364'E

Fl (5) Y 20s 2nm

 

Identity

Coordinates

Light

Yellow sphere with flashing light and radar reflector.

Guard Buoy (North)

Guard Buoy (South)

51°37.105'N  01°30.467'E

51°37.058'N  01°30.307'E

Fl (5) Y 20s 2nm

Fl (5) Y 20s 2nm

 

Foulgers Gat Safe passage marker buoys

Identity

Coordinates

Light

Characteristics (all buoys) Spherical with Red and White vertical stripes

Long Sand Inner

Long Sand Outer

Long Sand Middle

51°38.770'N  01°25.430'E

51°34.610'N  01°28.330'E

51°35.600'N  01°26.450'E

Iso. 2 sec

Iso. 2 sec

Iso. 5 sec

 

For further information, please contact: Duty Marine Coordinator, Tel: +44 1843 855 795  email: marinecoordinators@londonarray.com

 

  • 1. N Sea North
  • 2. N Sea Central
  • 3. N Sea South / E Channel
  • 4. SW Approaches / W Channel
  • 5. Irish Sea
  • 6. NW Approaches
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