Gunfleet Offshore Wind – Array Cable Burial

Gunfleet Offshore Wind – Array Cable Burial

Recent surveys at Gunfleet Sands offshore wind farm have illustrated that some array/in-field

cables are lying exposed on the seabed and are no longer buried and there is one freespan.

These are the following cables located in the eastern part of Gunfleet Sands 1 and the north

eastern part of Gunfleet Sands 2

Location

Exposure Length (m)

Start of Exposure

End of Exposure

Cable between turbines C06-D06

4

51°44.447'N 01°15.045'E

51°44.445'N 01°15.046'E

Cable between turbines F06-F07

23.7

51°44.204'N 01°16.057'E

51°44.209'N 01°16.076'E

Cable between turbines F07-F08

78.4

51°44.471'N 01°16.744'E

51°44.448'N 01°16.688'E

Cable between turbines F08-F09

851.7

51°44.485'N 01°16.777'E

51°44.726'N 01°17.398'E

Cable between turbines G06-G07

21.7

51°44.008'N 01°16.270'E

51°44.002'N 01°16.255'E

Cable between turbines G07-G08

21.9

51°44.273'N 01°16.948'E

51°44.267'N 01°16.932'E

Cable between turbines G08-G09

20.7

51°44.276'N 01°16.953'E

51°44.280'N 01°16.969'E

Cable between turbines G08-G09

16.6

51°44.522'N 01°17.591'E

51°44.527'N 01°17.603'E

 

There is a freespan at the following array Cable Position

Location

Exposure Length (m)

Start of Exposure

End of Exposure

Cable between turbines C06-D06

4

51°44.447'N 01°15.045'E

51°44.445'N 01°15.046'E

 

Mariners are advised to be aware of these areas which may represent a hazard to fishing.

For further information:   Merlin Jackson, Tel: 07989520484  email: merlinjackson@btinternet.com or Anthony Mayhew / Steve Breeden, Dong Tel: +44(0)1206 307915  email: gfscoordinators@dongenergy.co.uk

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