Archive for June, 2016

October 8, 2018

Core Complete Bahrain LNG Jetty Project

Core Grouting Services, working with sister company Large Diameter Drilling (LDD), have completed the installation of an LNG unloading jetty foundation and re-gasification jacket foundation for the Bahrain LNG Terminal project. Core’s client on the project was Six Construct, a major international contractor and part of BESIX Group. The work scope included the installation of […]

September 11, 2018

Core Start Project in Nigeria

The team at Core have started work on their first project in Nigeria. The company mobilised equipment from its Cork base direct to Lagos. The scope of work to be undertaken is the installation of a subsea structure offshore western Nigeria. Ivan Harnett, Managing Director of Core said,” This is Core’s first project in Nigeria. […]

June 19, 2018

Core Mobilise for First Norwegian Project

Core Grouting Services are pleased to announce that they have just mobilised a high strength grouting unit for a project offshore Norway. This is Core’s first project in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. Stephen Rourke, Engineering Manager at Core said “The team at Core has significant experience with high strength grout material and […]

June 8, 2018

Suction Bucket Grouting Completed in Aberdeen

Core Grouting Services are pleased to announce the successful completion of another subsea grouting scope – Core worked for Boskalis on the installation of the 11 eleven suction bucket jacket foundations on Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay. Core provided a complete grouting service to the project, including engineering & project […]

January 17, 2018

Core Reaches Significant Project Milestone

The Core team working with our sister company LDD has successfully reached a significant milestone; completing over 2,500m³ of grouting on an offshore construction project in Bahrain. Core have closely with LDD to ensure that the project operates safely and efficiently.

September 16, 2017

Core achieves certification for Integrated Management System

Core Grouting Services is pleased to announce that it’s operations at The Rubicon Centre, Cork and Core Grouting Yard, Crookstown have achieved certification for its Integrated Management System to ISO9001:2015, OHSAS:2007 and ISO14001:2015. “This certification demonstrates Core’s on-going commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and Environment”, states Ivan Harnett, Managing Director at Core.

January 16, 2017

Core Mobilises Equipment to Middle East

The operations team at Core mobilised a grouting spread to support sister company LDD on a long term offshore construction project in Bahrain. The equipment will be used as part of the installation of a number of drilled and grouted piles. This is the first project in the Middle East for Core.

December 27, 2016

Core Grouting Completes Grouting on Rampion Substation Jacket

Core Grouting Services completed the grouting on the jacket for the Rampion Substation. The jacket was installed off the South-East coast of England and is secured to the seabed using 4 piles. These piles were grouted using normal Portland cement. Core completed the work for VSF working on the Scaldis heavy lift vessel Rambiz. The […]

June 30, 2016

Core & Menck Mobilise to Windfarm Project

Core Grouting Services has recently mobilised to a UK offshore wind project with sister company Menck. On the project Menck will be providing the piling hammer with Core undertaking the grouting scope. Ivan Harnett Managing Director at Core said “Hopefully this will be the start of many successful projects where Core & Menck will be […]

May 20, 2016

Core Completes Grouting on Sandbank Offshore Substation for Seaway Heavy Lifting

Core Grouting Services has recently completed the grouting on a 4 pile offshore substation for Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL). The project required Core to mix and pump approximately 130 tonnes of high strength grout material into 4 subsea pile skirts for securing the jackets structure to the foundation piles. The installation was completed in approximately […]

April 5, 2016

Innovative grout testing and removal project completed in Cork

Core Grouting Services has recently completed a grout testing and removal scope of work for a Norwegian oil company. The work scope was undertaking by Core at their dockyard facility in Cork harbour. Core managed the installation of 380m of steel pipework to simulate the existing offshore grout pipework system.  The pipes were then filled […]

March 13, 2016

New Hires at Core Grouting Services

With a growing project work load Core Grouting Services is proud to announce the addition of  Stephen Rourke & Colin Johnson (pictured above) to our team in Cork. Stephen a civil engineer by background joins Core from Technip UK, Aberdeen. He has a wide range of experience in offshore & subsea engineering as well as on […]

February 17, 2016

Core Grouting Services Starts Rampion Wind Farm Project

Core has started the grouting operations at the Rampion Offshore Windfarm. The project, being built by E.ON, the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) and Canadian energy company Enbridge, consists of 116 monopile wind turbines to be located off the Sussex coast. Core will be installing the grout as part of the turbine foundations, which will […]

October 19, 2015

Core & LDD start drilling & grouting pile project in Central America

Core Grouting Services have recently started on a piling project with sister company Large Diameter Drilling (LDD). The project is located in Central America. The work scope involves the drilling and grouting in place of a number of piles for the installation of marine structures. Due to the large volume of specialist grout material Core […]

September 28, 2015

Pipeline asset integrity project completed

A team of Core Grouting Services engineering personnel have recently completed a pipeline asset integrity project in the Caribbean. The project required Core to mobilise an OPC grouting spread with cement silos to complete free span rectification on a number of subsea pipelines. Successfully completing the project enabled the client to continue operations confident that […]

July 10, 2015

Core mobilise equipment from deep-water facility in Cork, Ireland

Core recently mobilised a large ordinary Portland cement based grouting spread and associated equipment from quayside near their yard in Cork, Ireland. The equipment was mobilised from a dedicated deep-water berth at the Cork Dockyard facility. John Paul O’Sullivan, Core Grouting’s engineering manager said “Having the deep-water berth in cork allowed us to reduce the […]

May 13, 2015

Structural strengthening job completed

Core Grouting Services have recently completed a structural strengthening scope of work on a pile supported structure in Ireland. Core deployed their high strength grouting spread to mix and pump the material used on the structure. The piles in question were becoming corroded and losing their load bearing capacity. Under the scope of the project […]

February 10, 2015

Core completes grout bag project in Trinidad and Tobago

Core Grouting Services, an Acteon group company, has successfully completed a pipeline-free span rectification project in Trinidad and Tobago. Core installed grout bags at several subsea locations beneath a pipeline at water depths of 120-to-150 m. Free spans on subsea pipelines are spans of the pipeline unsupported by the seabed and pipelines with long free […]

July 23, 2014

Acteon companies achieve 12 months with zero LTIs

As part of the Acteon Group, Core Grouting Service is pleased to report that along with our sister companies we have reached a group milestone achieving  zero lost time incidents in the last 12 months. Core Grouting Services pride itself on placing the safety of its workforce at the forefront of its strategy, striving to […]

May 29, 2014

Core commission high strength grouting unit

Core Grouting Services, an Acteon company, has successfully commissioned a new high volume, high strength grout mixing and pumping unit. The equipment is specifically designed for mixing and pumping high strength grout with a compressive strength of >100 MPa. These grouts are used in offshore foundations, including wind turbines. Colin Barrett, equipment manager at Core, […]

March 29, 2014

Core makes two strategic hires

John Paul O’Sullivan (left) and Colin Barrett (right) have joined Core Grouting Services as engineering manager and senior project engineer respectively. Both Colin and JP have extensive experience in offshore grouting on oil and gas and renewable construction projects. JP will be responsible for developing and growing the engineering team in the new Cork office. […]


Minister opens Core’s new Irish office

Mr. Simon Coveney, Minister for Marine in the Irish Government joined Dr. Bernhard Bruggaier, executive vice president of operations at Acteon to open Core Grouting Services new office in Cork, Ireland. The office in Bishopstown, Cork City, Ireland will serve as the base for the engineering and operations support required for Core’s growing portfolio of […]