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  • Published: 16 Feb 2024

High potential: navigation near offshore wind turbines

Navigation near offshore wind turbines
Navigation near offshore wind turbines

Description of Incident

During survey operations, a chartered vessel entered a wind turbine safety zone on two separate occasions whilst attempting to achieve the closest approach line. On the first occasion, the breach was dealt with onboard the vessel with a safety stand down. On the second occasion, the vessel was immediately stood down and instructed to leave the work site until safe control measures (actions) had been established and agreed with the client.

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