Invitation to Tender - LoVe

You are invited to supply equipment and perform the installations of the ocean observatory in Lofoten-Vesterålen (LoVe).

Published: 13 May 2016
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Statoil LoVe Node 1

The Lofoten-Vesterålen Cabled Observatory will study the marine ecosystem and the effects of petroleum activities in vulnerable habitats. The observatory will support future marine monitoring and a range of other tasks, including testing of new subsea technologies. A first node of the system is already in place.

Two Deliveries

The project is divided into two deliveries, one for sensor nodes and one for production and installation of the cable with central distribution unit.

You can read more about the scope and requirements here:          

Important Research Infrastructure

The project opens up for a new approach to real-time monitoring which is of great importance for establishing a feedback management strategy on marine operations in sensitive ecosystems. The system produces continuous information about the physical and biological environment and their effects on the ecosystem and its resources, as well as on climate and geology.

Participants in the LoVe consortium:

The Institute of Marine Research, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, Uni Reserch, University of Bergen, Statoil, Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center, Norges Fiskarlag, University of Tromsø, SINTEF ICT, Christian Michelsen Research, GCE Subsea and Jacobs University Bremen.

Contact Information:

Jon O. Hellevang

Senior Subsea Innovator
+47 988 48 828
jon.hellevang@gcesubsea.no