Counsel Jonathan Morton authored an article in Energy Voice discussing the International Federation of Consulting Engineers’ work on a new standard contract form for offshore wind farm projects.
Read an excerpt below:
The International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) announced earlier this month that they have begun work on a new standard contract form for offshore wind farm projects. A committee of experts including engineers, contractors and project specialists are working to produce the new contract, likely by the end of 2025.
Similarly, the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) recently published a set of 28 contracting principles for the sector to follow and is campaigning for the agreement of a standard form, with an eye to the successful agreement of the LOGIC forms by the oil and gas industry in the 1990s. These developments are to be welcomed, though it remains to be seen how long this process will take and whether the resultant standards will be embraced by the industry.
To read the full article on Energy Voice, click here.