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Member blog: Introduction to Igne

New Forth & Tay member Igne introduce themselves and the support they can offer to the offshore wind sector.

Written by Rhiannon Davies, Igne

Dear Members of the Forth and Tay Offshore Cluster,

As pivotal forces in the offshore energy sector, you understand the critical importance of bringing energy onshore efficiently and ensuring its distribution is safe and effective. Here at Igne, we are committed to supporting your industry by providing comprehensive solutions that meet these vital objectives.

With decades of experience supporting the renewable energy sector, Igne has established itself as a trusted partner in ensuring the seamless transition of energy from offshore installations to onshore facilities. Our array of services encompasses site investigation, construction materials testing, and unexploded ordnance risk mitigation, all tailored to meet the unique demands of the offshore energy sector and its partners.

Site investigation forms the cornerstone of our operations for your sector, allowing us to assess the geological and environmental conditions of cable landing sites for example, and all infrastructure locations. By leveraging advanced techniques and state-of-the-art equipment, we provide invaluable insights that inform the development and implementation of your energy projects. Our thorough understanding of site characteristics enables us to mitigate potential risks and optimise your operational efficiency, ensuring a smooth transition from offshore generation to onshore distribution.

In addition to site investigation, Igne specialises in construction materials testing, ensuring that the materials used in the development of your onshore infrastructure meet the highest standards of quality and durability. Through rigorous testing protocols and meticulous analysis, we verify the integrity of construction materials, safeguarding against structural failures and ensuring long-term reliability. Our commitment to excellence in materials testing underscores our dedication to upholding the highest industry standards and delivering solutions that inspire confidence.

Furthermore, Igne is at the forefront of unexploded ordnance risk mitigation, offering specialised services to identify and neutralise potential hazards offshore, nearshore and onshore. With our comprehensive risk assessment methodologies and advanced detection technologies, we provide peace of mind to offshore operators and onshore constructors, mitigating the threat of unexploded ordnance and ensuring the safety of personnel and assets.

We consider ourselves an ally to the Forth and Tay Offshore Cluster, providing unparalleled support to your sector through our comprehensive suite of services. From site investigation to construction materials testing and unexploded ordnance risk mitigation, we are committed to ensuring the safety, efficiency, and success of your energy projects.

Partner with Igne, and let us empower you with expertise, reliability, and peace of mind.

Igne, in conjunction with Stockton Drilling Limited and Waterman Infrastructure & Environment Limited, successfully completed a comprehensive ground investigation for the innovative White Cross Offshore Wind Farm, situated approximately 50km off the North Devon coast. Read the case study here

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