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Caithness Moray HVDC Cable

The Licensing Operations Team of Marine Scotland (MS-LOT) is the licensing authority, on behalf of Scottish Ministers, which determines applications for ‘marine licences’ under Part 4 of the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010. 

An applicant has approached MS-LOT to seek a marine licence, further details can be found in the documentation.

Should you have any comments on the application, we would be grateful if they could be sent to us in an electronic format at ms.marinelicensing@gov.scot by 18 March 2019.

Please note that this application is for a variation to two existing licences. The variation seeks to vary the following marine licenses as detailed:

06600/18/1

Summary of variation requested:

  1. Additional 25 000 tonnes of rock, between 10 and 600mm in size
  2. Update to installation method to include Controlled Flow Excavation (CFE)
  3. Installation of up to 1000m of cable protection system i.e Cast Iron Shell or Tekmar or similar up to 500mm dia
  4. Update to cable burial plan

06043/18/3

Summary of variation requested:

  1. Additional 90 000 tonnes of rock, between 10 and 600mm in size
  2. Update to installation method to include Controlled Flow Excavation (CFE)
  3. Update to cable burial plan

To support this variation request the following documents have been submitted:

  • CMS Method statement
  • Caithness-Moray HVDC CFE and rock placement appraisal
  • Caithness-Moray HVDC CFE and rock placement appraisal appendix A MPA Assessment
  • Letter reviewing works against existing licences MS EPS 01 2018 2 & MS BS 02 2018 1
  • Appendix 11 Subsea cable EMP
  • Updated cable Burial Plan
  • Updated FLMAP
  • Updated Communications Plan

 

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Project Applications and supporting documentation

Application stage Application type
06600 - Marine Rock Protection Works - Reinforcement - Portgordon & Noss Head Post-consent Construction, alteration or improvement of any works
04368 - Marine Cable Installation Works - Noss Head Post-consent Cable
06043 - Marine Construction Works - Outwith 12 nautical miles Post-consent Construction, alteration or improvement of any works
04878 - Marine Cable Installation Works - Portgordon Post-consent Cable
Application stage Application type
06043 - Licence Variation Licence Cable
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 06600/18/1 - Marine Licence Variation Licence Construction, alteration or improvement of any works
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 04878/18/2 - Marine Licence Variation Licence Cable
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 04368/18/2 - Marine Licence Variation Licence Cable
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 06043/18/3 - Marine Licence Variation Licence Cable
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 06043/18/1 - Marine Licence Variation Licence Construction, alteration or improvement of any works
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 06043/18/2 - Marine Licence Variation Licence Construction, alteration or improvement of any works
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 04368/04878/06043/06600 - Marine Licence Variation Application Application Cable
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 04368/04878/06043 - Marine Licence Application Application Cable
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 06600/18/0 - Marine Licence Application Application Construction, alteration or improvement of any works
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 06600/18/0 - Marine Licence Licence Construction, alteration or improvement of any works
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 04368/18/1 - Marine Licence Variation Licence Cable
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 04368/18/0 - Marine Licence Variation Licence Cable
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 04368/16/0 - Marine Licence Licence Cable
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 06043/18/0 - Marine Licence Variation Licence Construction, alteration or improvement of any works
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 06043/16/0 - Marine Licence Licence Construction, alteration or improvement of any works
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 04878/18/1 - Marine Licence Variation Licence Cable
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 04878/18/0 - Marine Licence Variation Licence Cable
Caithness Moray HVDC Cable - 04878/13/0 - Marine Licence Licence Cable