Retrieval of Floating LiDAR System

An attempt to recover the capsized Floating LiDAR System (Valorous/001 v7.0), located within the proposed Valorous Floating Offshore Wind Farm (FLOW) project site, was unsuccessful. The capsized Floating LiDAR is still connected to the mooring system and remains in place at the location below.

• 51°20.659’ N, 005°40.694’ W

A further attempt to recover the Floating LiDAR System will take place as soon as possible and when it is safe to do so. A further NtM will be issued once details of the recovery attempt are known.

It is recommended that mariners continue to remain vigilant and make note of the capsized Floating LiDAR location.

Details of the device and relevant Aids to Navigation are provided in the pdf below for information however please note that the communication system is still down and that the device is currently capsized.