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A milestone in offshore wind

A milestone in offshore wind

Press releases   •   Jun 06, 2018 14:07 GMT

On behalf of Ørsted, the first of 20 offshore wind turbine foundations using suction bucket technology (SBJ) has successfully been installed in the German sector of the North Sea. “We are happy to finally see the first installation in place. Now we want to make sure that the installation phase is executed in the best possible way,” said Peter Buhl, SBJ foundation project manager at Ørsted.

World's geotechnicians hand in hand in Seoul

World's geotechnicians hand in hand in Seoul

Press releases   •   Sep 19, 2017 00:57 GMT

This week, the world's geotechnical experts are gathered in Seoul, Korea. NGI is an active contributor to the 19th ICSMGE "International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering". NGI participates in several of ISSMGE's Technical Committees. On Wednesday 20th September, NGI hosts a workshop in Offshore Geotechnics on the theme "Foundation Design of Offshore Wind Structures".

Improved offshore environmental monitoring

Improved offshore environmental monitoring

Press releases   •   Jun 07, 2017 10:38 GMT

Risk of spills and leaks from offshore oil and gas production is a major challenge and threat to the environment. A new measurement method based on research and development can help prevent disasters, with major economic and environmental consequences.

New Technical Director

New Technical Director

Press releases   •   Jan 03, 2017 11:55 GMT

Roger Olsson is new Technical Director in the Building, Construction and Transportation market area at NGI. His extensive and broad experience, expertise and networks nationally and internationally will strengthen the NGI competitiveness.

Vulnerable Viking ships to be saved for posterity

Vulnerable Viking ships to be saved for posterity

Press releases   •   Nov 09, 2016 15:22 GMT

Many of the unique treasures from the Oseberg find are so fragile that experts must investigate how much vibration they can withstand. As a new, state-of-the-art museum is being built next to the existing Viking Ship Museum at Bygdøy in Oslo, it is therefore very important that building work proceeds with caution.

New research collaboration to reduce offshore wind costs

New research collaboration to reduce offshore wind costs

Press releases   •   Sep 15, 2015 14:00 GMT

NGI will chair the REDWIN Project - a new research collaboration for more economical offshore wind energy. The production of renewable energy increases year by year in Europe, and the development of offshore wind is crucial for a future without fossil fuels. However, overall costs need to be reduced in order to make offshore wind competitive.

Oslo welcomes the world’s offshore geotechnicians to ISFOG 2015

Oslo welcomes the world’s offshore geotechnicians to ISFOG 2015

Press releases   •   Jun 02, 2015 09:53 GMT

“A milestone in the international research collaboration providing better and more reliable offshore installations. It is also an acknowledgment of Norway’s and NGI’s position as global technology leaders in offshore foundations.”