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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.

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.

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 […]

11 May 2016 Vessels

DeepOcean and Maersk Supply Service held a naming ceremony for the advanced cable installation vessel, the Maersk Connector, in Newcastle, UK, on 3 May. The Maersk Connector was built by Damen to a bespoke DeepOcean specification. She was delivered in cooperation with the vessel owner, Maersk Supply Service, and is on a long term charter to […]

11 May 2016 Vessels

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 […]

9 May 2016 Business & Finance, Vessels

Denmark's A2SEA has contracted two UK shipyards to fabricate and install sea fastenings on two of the company's turbine installation vessels which are set to start working offshore UK.  A&P Tyne will fabricate and install the sea fastening on Sea Challenger, which was contracted to work on the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm, with Cammel […]

20 April 2016 Vessels

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 […]

26 February 2016 Vessels

The new advanced cable installation vessel, Maersk Connector, has arrived to North East England to start a long-term charter with the Darlington-based DeepOcean. The vessel will be used for the mobilisation of specialist cable handling equipment for projects in the offshore renewables and subsea interconnector sectors. DeepOcean has secured offshore renewable and interconnector projects worth in the […]

5 October 2015

SMD has delivered a QTrencher 1000 ROV to KT Submarine following a successful completion of factory acceptance testing. Delivery of the trenching system was brought forward by one month to coincide with the early completion of the refurbishment of KT Submarine’s cable ship, Responder. The whole system including associated control, LARS and spares package was […]

3 April 2015 R&D, Technology

Seatricity will redeploy its Oceanus 2 Wave Energy Convertor at Wave Hub following the winter refit. Over the next few days, a patented hydraulic pump which was stripped down over the winter for component analysis, will be reassembled at The Cylinder Service Center Ltd of Washington, Tyne & Wear, and is expected to return to […]

24 February 2015 Technology

In 2014, A&P Falmouth completed Oceanus II wave energy device that was deployed at Wave Hub. Now, the device is back in Falmouth for its winter refurbishment program. With 2 consented test sites set up in Cornwall, Fabtest just of Falmouth and Wave Hub on the North coast, Cornwall has the facilities for all stages of Wave […]

6 January 2015 R&D, Technology

Fred Olsen’s wave energy converter, “Lifesaver”, has left A&P Falmouth Limited shipyard for further deployment and electrical generation off the Pacific island of O’ahu, Hawaii. The main sections of the device were manufactured, painted, assembled and deployed from A&P’s shipyard in Falmouth nearly three years ago and the device has since undergone successful rigorous testing […]

13 November 2014 Business & Finance

Earlier this year A&P Falmouth completed its second major renewables project, Seatricity’s next generation Oceanus II, which is the first device to be deployed at Cornwall’s offshore renewable energy test facility WaveHub. A&P has been part of the development team from concept design to final build. The design being critical to how the drawings depict […]

4 November 2014 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Pontoon specialist Marine Designs Ltd, part of the A&P Group, has completed its 11th offshore wind related project with the installation of crew transfer pontoons in Grimsby Fish Docks for E.ON's Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm Project.  The company, based in Falmouth, Cornwall, designs, builds and installs heavy-duty, 50-year design life ‘DockMaster’ concrete pontoon systems. […]

4 August 2014 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Joe Toland, who proposed a tidal lagoon project in the Bristol Channel, plans to prove the viability of its massive energy project by simulating a shipwreck off Cornwall. “My goal is tidal technology and by developing this artificial ship project using 21st century materials and technology it will replicate what would be in effect a […]

3 July 2014 Technology

Osbit Power supplied a bespoke cable handling system to Technip Offshore Wind, in support of its cable installation operations at Dong Energy's Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. The quadrant system allows safe and efficient deployment and pull-in of infield cables, managing touch down on the seabed and ensuring protection of the product as it is […]

26 June 2014

A&P Falmouth has completed its second major renewables project, after leading wave energy firm Seatricity’s next generation Oceanus 2 device left the docks on Saturday for Wave Hub. The wave energy converting device – a 10m diameter floating ring made from marine grade aluminium – will be the first device to be deployed for testing […]

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. […]

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 […]

17 February 2014 R&D, Technology

A&P Falmouth informed that the work on Seatricity's wave energy device will start this week. At the beginning of this month, Seatricity contracted A&P to build a wave energy device Oceanus 2, which will be deployed at Wave Hub. Oceanus 2 will be built in the fabrications workshops, assembled on the quayside and deployed from […]

5 February 2014

Wave energy company Seatricity has contracted A&P Falmouth to build Oceanus 2, a wave energy device, which will be deployed at the Wave Hub, a grid-connected offshore facility in South West England. The device is scheduled for deployment in spring of 2014, and if successful, Wave Hub could see  full scale grid-connected array in 2015. […]

23 January 2014 Business & Finance

The South West has announced a further investment of around £535,000 into its marine renewables industry, following the confirmation of funding for a number of projects to drive forward the sector. The funds will target marine renewable projects over the next two years aiming to assist the industry in innovation and commercialisation, as well as […]

28 October 2013 Training & Education

In 2009 A&P North East was approached by London Offshore Consultants Limited to see if the company could help them with work-placed visits for graduates. By providing young people with this opportunity it is seen to bridge the gap between education and working sites. A&P North East therefore welcomes different graduates each year at the […]

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 […]

26 June 2013 Business & Finance

Invest in Cornwall, a service of Cornwall Development Company (CDC), has announced the appointment of Amanda Pound to the position of Marine Renewables Business Development Specialist. Amanda will be instrumental in attracting inward investment and will support growth and the global promotion of the indigenous supply chain within Cornwall’s marine renewables sector. Amanda joins the […]

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 […]