New Services by SGS Wind Energy Help Offshore Wind Farm Owners to Enter International Markets

Camberley, United Kingdom (PressExposure) October 15, 2009 -- New services provided by SGS Wind Energy Services aim to assist project owners and contractors in improving the Health, Safety, Security, and Environmental (HSSE) management systems and operations of their wind farm projects on international level.

Legal Mapping

The new legal mapping service by SGS is designed to identify for clients the mandatory requirements and applicable regulations they must comply with in order to transport, store, install, commission and operate wind turbines in a specific country. SGS supports its clients in building and operating wind farms in selected countries without breaching local legislations. Among the operational areas covered by the legal mapping services are road safety during transportation, special storage requirements for heavy equipment, working at heights, working under loads during installation, electrical safety compliance during commissioning of wind turbines and lift inspections during operation.

Risk Management Advisory Services

Another new service offered by SGS Wind Energy is risk management advisory for offshore wind farms. SGS Wind Energy Risk Management Services are designed to assist the client in mitigating specific project risks at every stage of offshore wind farm projects, from conception through to operation. This is a high value-adding service for clients at the conceptual phase as it provides the necessary support for the decision to move ahead with a project or not. The service applies proven risk management techniques to identify, quantify, assess, simulate, mitigate and manage the risks in a project. It covers all stages of a project cycle including design, supplier capability and delivery time, availability of specialized sea-going transport, commissioning, as well as operations and maintenance.

About SGS Industrial Services

SGS is committed to providing a fully comprehensive set of services for the Wind Energy sector to meet the specific requirements of clients. SGS aims to achieve 100% success in helping meet clients’ availability targets, and in doing so, we continue to evolve our services in response to the changing market environment.

For more information, please contact:

SGS Industrial Services
SGS Competence Center Wind Energy

Wind Energy Services
SGS United Kingdom Ltd.
SGS House
217-221 London Road, Camberley
Surrey, GU15 3EY, UK


The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With more than 56,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

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Press Release Submitted On: October 15, 2009 at 7:25 am
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