Project Valorous Floating Offshore Wind Farm – Notice to Mariners
Retrieval of Floating LiDAR System Update
The Floating LiDAR System, located within the proposed Valorous Floating Offshore Wind Farm (FLOW) project site, is located at its original deployment location provided below:
• 51°20.641’ N, 005°40.714’ W
To inform the proposed Project Valorous, a 1-year long wind resource assessment campaign has been undertaken by deploying a Floating LiDAR system metocean buoy. As the 1-year long wind resource assessment has finished, a recovery of the Floating LiDAR system will now be carried out as part of the operations strategy. Redeployment of the Floating LiDAR system will not take place.
Update to Recovery Operation
Preparations are being made to recover the floating LiDAR, this operation will take place as soon as possible and when it is safe to do so. The current expectation is that the recovery attempt will be undertaken between the 22- 28 May 2023; However, this is weather permitting.
The Forth Warrior has been confirmed as the vessel to undertake the recovery operation of the floating LiDAR.