As part of the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm project, 7 off Cardinal Buoys will be installed offshore at the Dudgeon Windfarm Site, located approximately 32km offshore of the North Norfolk coast, off the town of Cromer.
The installation will be performed by the Trinity House Vessel, Galatea, scheduled to be executed in the period 7th – 12th of December 2015 (excluding waiting on weather). The working vessel Galatea is on a “call off” contract and may be required to break off the operation in case of maritime emergencies or other statutory duties as dictated by Trinity House.
The Cardinal buoys will be installed at the following locations:
|North Cardinal||NW Cardinal||N-DOW||53° 19,102' N||1° 20,592' E||Temporary||Q||601||5nm|
|Special Mark||Special Mark North||DOW - SM - N||53° 17,631' N||1° 23,919' E||Temporary||Fl.Y.5s||328||5nm|
|North Cardinal||North East Cardinal||NE - DOW||53° 16,277' N||1° 26,691' E||Temporary||VQ||501||5nm|
|East Cardinal||East Cardinal||E- DOW||53° 14,320' N||1° 27,123' E||Temporary||VQ(3).5s||508||5nm|
|South Cardinal||SE Cardinal||S - DUDGEON||53° 12,470' N||1° 25,617' E||Permanent||VQ(6) long Fl.10s||516||5nm|
|Special Mark||Special Mark South||DOW - SM - S||53° 14,012' N||1° 22,132' E||Temporary||Fl.Y.5s||328||5nm|
|South Cardinal||SW Cardinal||SW - DOW||53° 15,451' N||1° 19,188' E||Temporary||Q(6) long Fl.15s||631||5nm|
Trinity House (Vessel Operator):
Marine operations Manager: +44 (0) 1255 245030 / +44 (0)7775 704681 (Captain Simon Robinson)
Duty Operations phone (24hr): +44 (0)1255 245 001
Working vessel Galatea:
GSM Phone: +44 (0) 7824 624383
Satellite Iridium: +88 164 144 4868
Call signal: MRDQ7
Marine operations Manager: +47 95143907 (Svein Aage Gurrik)
Cardinal Buoy information:
The Cardinal Buoy to be installed is as shown in the drawings below. Each buoy is moored to a 4 te sinker with a 100m chain catenary.
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