Equinor selects MMT for offshore wind cable route surveys
USA, New York: MMT has been awarded the 2021 export cable route surveys for the ‘Beacon Wind’ offshore wind farm. The project is led by the Company’s team based in Providence; MMT US Inc.
Having commenced in April to complete in July, MMT, the Ocean Infinity company, is conducting a combination of geophysical, geotechnical, environmental and benthic surveys along the export route of Beacon Wind sites 1 and 2.
This contract is in addition to the offshore survey work awarded to MMT in 2020 which completed in May 2021.
The Beacon Wind offshore wind farm is located 20 miles south of Massachusetts and 60 miles off the coast of New York. When complete, Beacon Wind 1 will provide 1,230 MW of offshore wind power to the State of New York.
Beacon Wind is being developed by Equinor and BP through their 50/50 strategic partnership in the USA.
MMT, an Ocean Infinity company, has for over four decades developed and improved services for the renewables, oil and gas, and interconnector industries with high-resolution marine surveys, asset integrity and construction support. In addition, MMT supports governments, companies, organisations and investors in exploring the seafloor. The company’s global operations cover the North Sea, Baltic Sea, North Atlantic, the Mediterranean, Caribbean and the US East Coast.
For the wind energy industry, MMT offers integrated solutions at all stages of the process. From surveying prime locations, identifying seabed conditions for construction and foundations, as well as conducting environmental surveys to understand habitats within the development sites.