Metocean & Environmental Studies

An accurate understanding early on of metocean and other environmental conditions (wind, waves, sea levels, currents, etc.) is of great importance to achieve a technically feasible and cost-effective coastal and/or offshore project design.

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Dedicated Environmental Specialists

With that in mind, LOC Renewables has grown an in-house team of metocean and coastal engineering specialists to support clients in assessing the environmental conditions of locations across the globe, using a combined approach of fit-for-purpose tools and long-term project expertise in the renewables sector.

Metocean Survey Services

Qualified metocean hindcast databases and satellite observations are used to directly assess metocean climate or to force detailed numerical local models.​

Advanced statistical analyses are performed to define typical (i.e. annual/seasonal regime, weather downtime, stand-by windows, etc.) and extreme (i.e. extreme storm characteristics, maximum wind and waves, tropical cyclones, tsunami, etc.) conditions affecting the project site.​

High quality data and specifically tailored analysis are managed to satisfy and support our Clients on a joint approach all along the entire project life cycle.​

Services offered include:​

  • Desktop and feasibility metocean studies​
  • Numerical wave and hydrodynamic modelling​
  • Assessment of metocean design criteria​
  • FEED and detailed design metocean reports​
  • Metocean statistics (i.e. weather downtime analyses and persistence analyses) to assess risk to marine operations​
  • Route criteria for sea transport and tow​
  • Spot location report​
  • Independent third party metocean review​
  • Assessment of tropical cyclone design conditions​
  • Seabed evolution and mobility studies

Key Contacts

Metocean & Coastal Engineering Lead

London, Longitude

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Naval Architect

London, Longitude

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