Those who reap resources from the sea quickly realise that they are largely at the mercy of nature, in the form of wave and weather. But at least human disputes can be managed. Nic Rigby explains how to go about it
There are many things we can do to manage the cost of building offshore wind projects. ‘Engineer, procure, construct’ (EPC) contracts have been the preferred approach in the energy and wider infrastructure sector since I joined one of the privatised power companies in 1991.