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+44 (0)1491 820 500


+44 (0)1491 820 599




Fugro House
Hithercroft Road
OX10 9RB
United Kingdom


metocean modelling, weather forecasting, measurement, forecast, oceanography, meteorology, measurements, monitoring

Contact Name:

Anthony Gaffney

Contact Position:

Service Line Director - Metocean - Europe & Africa


The world’s leading, independent provider of geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions for large constructions, infrastructure and natural resources. Our services are specifically designed to support your engineering design and large structure building projects, provided on a fully integrated world-wide basis.


Fugro is the world's leading supplier of meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) services and systems for offshore and coastal engineering applications. Operating on a global basis with offices in Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, UK, USA, UAE, Sandnes & Trondheim (Norway), the company offers metocean solutions through cost-effective, high quality and technically advanced measurement, consultancy, information systems, ocean observing systems, forecasting services and specialised engineering expertise in platform, vessel and riser responses to metocean forces.

These solutions are provided on a fully integrated world-wide basis to meet and support specific client needs. The broad spectrum of metocean services and systems we offer includes:

  • Initial desktop and feasibility studies 
  • Measurement services covering a full range of metocean parameters
  • Real-time ocean current profiling
  • Real-time environmental monitoring systems
  • Integrated real-time buoy monitoring systems
  • Structural monitoring and riser management systems
  • Weather forecasting
  • Wave resource mapping
  • Regional metocean expertise
  • Data analysis, data management and data modelling
  • Web based solutions
Why use Fugro? 

Together, our people, infrastructure and equipment combine to ensure that the latest techniques and most appropriate services are available for our clients. We offer:

  • Over 30-years of global experience
  • Employ expert oceanographers and meteorologists
  • Own the world's largest commercial inventory of oceanographic measurement equipment
  • Use the most up-to-date equipment guaranteed through a continual programme of technical development
  • Excellent data return (on average above 90% from over 1 million hours of metocean data collected each year)
  • Maximum data quality and a clear audit by our specially developed, in-house software
  • FGBMLs commitment to high standards is demonstrated by our participation in numerous quality & HSE schemes which ensure the quality of our survey, consultancy and analytical services. We have been accredited for over 16 years and have established excellent quality systems which underpin all our services. FGBMLs system includes the following accreditation and external assessment:
  • The company is certified to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, OHSAS 18001:2007 and ISO/IEC 17025:2005.
  • Laboratories provide UKAS accredited (ISO/IEC 17025:2005) testing;
  • The Benthic ecology laboratory has participated in the NMBAQC scheme for over 10 years and consistently scores highly in a broad range of taxonomy exercises
  • Sediment and microbiology laboratories routinely participate and perform consistently well in FEPAS Leap and Health Protection Agency external quality proficiency schemes;
  • Soils laboratory is participating in a Fugro wide proficiency scheme with other Fugro laboratories to verify consistency in results
  • FPAL registered including FPAL Verify status 
  • UVDB registered
  • Offices throughout the world, backed by the international logistical and financial capabilities of the Fugro group 


Metocean Measurement Services

Covering the entire range of metocean parameters, including physical oceanographic and meteorological measurements

Metocean Systems

Designs, delivers and installs reliable and secure real-time metocean monitoring and information systems

Weather Forecasting

A complete marine weather forecast service tailored for operations in the offshore environment

Metocean Modelling and Analysis

Characterisation of metocean conditions to provide accurate data for engineering design and operational planning

Riser and Structural Monitoring

Measurement of the dynamic responses of fixed and floating structures, pipelines and risers to environmental forces

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