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  • 2 September 2013

    A&P Group will next week exhibit at Offshore Europe 2013 at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, at stand 1E111. The event which commences on the Tuesday 3rd September and runs until Friday 6th September attracts a global audience of engineers, technical specialists, industry leaders and experts to share ideas and debate the issues of the moment […]

  • 20 April 2016

    A&P Group’s Tyne yard has secured a maintenance and repair contract for MPI Offshore’s wind turbine installation vessel MPI Adventure, docked at A&P Group’s Hebburn yard last week ahead of a two-week programme of works. The 20,000-tonne vessel has recently been contracted to support the commissioning works on offshore substation at the Sandbank offshore wind farm in Germany, where it […]

  • 3 May 2011

    A&P Group has entered into ‘collaborative partnership programmes’ with Ocean Power Technologies Ltd (OPT) and Offshore Wave Energy Ltd… By Nick Eyriey (businesscornwall) [mappress] Source: businesscornwall, May 03, 2011;

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A&P Group yesterday stated the offshore wind sector is “ripe for growth”, as the company reported a steady 2016 and said it is on track to achieve its projected turnover of GBP 90 million for this financial year. Andy Shaw, Group Managing Director for A&P Group said: “This sector is certainly ripe with opportunity and these projects make […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

      A&P Group has appointed Paul Weston to the newly created role of Marine Renewable Projects Manager. Paul will be based at the company’s Falmouth site. Paul has over 30 years of experience in the Marine sector and has worked at A&P in various roles and served an apprenticeship at Falmouth. Paul will focus on […]

  • 30 May 2011

      A&P Group are supporting a forthcoming event and presenting on “Making the most of the opportunity – turning MRE potential into commercial reality” to the expected audience of 100 invitees. The Peninsula research Institute of Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE) and the Falmouth Bay Test (FaB Test) partnership will be hosting a joint launch of […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    UK port operator Peel Ports Group and A&P Group, a ship repair, defence, conversion and marine specialist, have announced a strategic partnership at the Peel Ports Great Yarmouth to bolster the service offering to East of England’s thriving offshore energy sector.

  • 11 May 2016

    MPI Offshore’s wind turbine installation vessel MPI Discovery dry-docked at A&P Group’s Tyne yard on 6 May.  The 20,000-tonne vessel will undergo specialist repair before it returns to service. Works will include inspection and repair of Azimuth thrusters and Tunnel thrusters, installation of two new main SW isolation valves and installation of external scupper pipes together with […]

  • 19 July 2017

    A&P Group has made two headline appointments to deliver its new strategic partnership with Peel Ports Group in Great Yarmouth, announced in June. The partnership aims to make Peel Ports Great Yarmouth a centre of excellence for renewable energy and to bolster the service offering to East of England’s thriving offshore energy sector.

  • 29 November 2010

    Marine Designs Ltd, part of the A&P Group, has scooped a Green Energy award for an innovative pontoon system designed to support the…   (dca-pr) [mappress] Source: dca-pr, November 29, 2010;

  • 8 May 2013

    Greg Barker, Minster of State for Energy and Climate Change, describes his visit to Falmouth and the FaB Test facility off Falmouth Harbour. FaB Test, is a wave test site developed as a partnership between Falmouth Harbour Commissioners, Wave Hub, the University of Exeter, A&P Group, Cornwall Marine Network and Mojo Maritime. [mappress] Offshore WIND […]

  • 8 December 2010

    Marine Designs Ltd, part of the A&P Group, has scooped a Green Energy award for an innovative pontoon system designed to support the offshore renewables industry. The company, based in Falmouth in Cornwall, won the Best Business Innovation Award at the annual Regen SW Green Energy Awards in Bath for its patented Dockmaster pre-cast concrete […]

  • 20 June 2011

      A&P Group has won a contract with an important new client, P&O Maritime Services, carrying out conversion work on the company’s impressive European Supporter cable-laying vessel. The Group’s Hebburn yard has carried out numerous repairs and refurbishments for P&O Ferries but this is their first commission from Australian-based P&O Maritime Services. Martin Robertson, Sales […]

  • 24 June 2011

      Marine Designs Limited, a subsidiary of A&P Group, announced at this month’s Seawork International 2011 exhibition that it has been awarded a contract to build and install their award winning Dockmaster pontoon system within the Grimsby Fish Docks. As part of an ongoing agreement between the Grimsby Fish Dock Enterprise and Centrica the companies […]

  • 19 April 2012

    The first wave device installed in the waters at Cornwall’s marine energy test site has been manufactured by A&P Falmouth. Fred Olsen’s “BOLT Lifesaver” project, which is capable of operating and producing electricity, is now being tested in the sheltered FabTest site off Falmouth Bay, with easy access to the port. Renowned throughout the world […]

  • 20 June 2014
    R&D, Technology

    A&P Falmouth currently has three marine renewable devices in the dockyard, each in varying stages of development. The fabrication of Seatricity’s Oceanus 2 wave energy device is now complete and is being assembled at the yard before being the first device deployed at Wave Hub. The landmark contract was awarded to A&P Falmouth in February. […]

  • 12 April 2011

    Pioneering marine renewable energy organisations Wave Hub, A&P Group and leading research institute PRIMaRE will be sharing their expertise at All Energy, the UK’s largest renewable exhibition, on 18-19 May at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre ( The Cornish organisations have been brought together by InvestinCornwall, Cornwall Development Company’s inward investment service, to highlight […]

  • 17 April 2012

    UK Engineering company Houlder’s Turbine Access System® is being showcased at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) today, and for the next fortnight, to highlight its contribution to the UK Marine Industry.   Held in association with the UK Marine Industries Alliance ‘Marine Manufacturing – Global excellence and innovation’ celebrates the role of the industry […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Offshore Renewables (MOR) group was officially launched last week and is already attracting a lot of interest from the marine renewables sector here in Devon and Cornwall and nationwide. The launch event in Saltash saw speakers from Cornish marine renewables companies A&P Group, Mojo Maritime and Insight Marine Projects Ltd highlight the benefits […]

  • 2 July 2012

    Cornish MP George Eustice pledged his support behind marine renewable energy opportunities for the South West at a recent workshop hosted by industry leaders. The MP for Redruth, Camborne and Hayle heard how the emerging sector holds huge potential for businesses to enter the supply chain, conduct device development and testing and create job opportunities […]

  • 1 May 2012

    Installation of the 20,000MW of offshore wind turbines in the UK as a part of the announced green energy revolution sweeping its way through the country will push its way ahead through the South Tyneside as well, the core of the North East’s incipient low-carbon economy, nebusiness informed. “South Tyneside is a perfect fit for […]

  • 11 June 2014

    NOF Energy has expanded it sold-out annual supplier day to feature an extended networking session to offer companies the chance to engage key companies from the energy sector supply chain. The Annual Supplier Day, which takes place on Wednesday, June 25, at Hardwick Hall, in Sedgefield, County Durham, offers suppliers the opportunity to meet and […]

  • 3 August 2011
    R&D, Technology

      The first ever floating jetty project on Lake Windermere has been completed by Marine Designs Ltd, part of the A&P Group. Marine Designs Ltd, based in Falmouth, Cornwall, designs and builds heavy-duty pontoon systems, many of which are used in the offshore wind renewable sector. The company designed and installed Brockhole Jetty, on the […]

  • 16 July 2012

    A&P Falmouth has employed a full time marine renewables business development manager, demonstrating the company’s commitment to working at the forefront of the sector. Amanda Pound joined the company in 2010 as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Exeter University, just days after finishing her degree. After working for two years as Marine […]

  • 20 September 2012

    A pioneering project to create a new marine energy test site has seen Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) shortlisted in the Best Business Innovation category for the Regen South West Green Energy Awards 2012. FHC was nominated for the launch earlier this year of the FaB Test test site in Falmouth Bay. The site gives marine […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) and The Crown Estate have signed a lease to create FabTest, a new wave energy ‘nursery’ test site inFalmouth Bay on the south coast of Cornwall. The site has also been issued with a marine license by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), which allows the mooring of marine energy converter devices. […]