Research Platform FINO2

As the second of a total of three research platforms of the BMWi, FINO2 research platform was built in the southwestern Baltic Sea in 2007.

The aims of these research platforms in the North Sea and Baltic Sea (FINO = Forschungsplattformen in Nord- und Ostsee) is to explore the environmental conditions at the site and to identify possible effects of offshore wind farms on the marine environment.

In 2010, following a tendering process, the operation and maintenance was awarded to DNV GL (formerly GL Garrad Hassan).