UK outfit James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) is to provide project engineering services for GWave’s 9MW Power Generation Vessel installation at the Wave Hub site in Cornwall.

US company GWave is currently working with its partners to test the project’s mooring system at the coastal, ocean and sediment transport laboratory at Plymouth University.

Installation is planned for 2018.

JFMS principal naval architect Bob Colclough said: “JFMS has been involved with numerous wave and tidal energy projects in and around the south coast, we are involved in all stages of project work from engineering design to offshore installation campaigns.”

Image: The 9MW Power Generation Vessel (GWave)