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  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Jee Ltd, a leading independent multi-discipline engineering and training firm, today announced further plans for expansion to accommodate the company’s growth strategy and the creation of 150 new jobs in the UK. The company which provides a complete range of subsea engineering expertise also announced the appointment of new board members Andrea Haywood, Finance Director, […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    Deepwater Wind announced its commitment to partnering with the Nassau-Suffolk Building and Construction Trades Council and the Long Island Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, to develop a local offshore wind industry, including the creation of jobs on Long Island to support development and construction of its Deepwater ONE offshore wind farm. If approved by local regulators later this year, Deepwater […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Following yesterday’s announcement by the UK Government that it will allocate GBP 46 million to projects in seaside towns across England and Scotland, RenewableUK issued a press release to highlight the fact that the Coastal Communities Fund is partially financed by the UK’s offshore wind industry, using revenue from The Crown Estate, which leases the seabed to offshore wind farm developers. RenewableUK’s […]

  • 15 April 2016

    The Rhode Island-based Blount Boats has recently delivered the Atlantic Pioneer, America’s first U.S. Flagged Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) for Atlantic Wind Transfers that will begin service for Deep Water Wind Block Island at the end of May. The 21 meter aluminum vessel, designed by South Boats IOW, is a twin hulled catamaran, dual certified to […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Alicat Workboats has created 30 new jobs in Great Yarmouth by signing a contract for two aluminum work boats, reports EDP 24. These boats are used to transfer workers to offshore wind turbines. Demand for the crew transfer vessels is rising with the expansion of the renewable energy sector and is higher than Alicat’s supply […]

  • 2 March 2010

    IBERDROLA RENOVABLES has created a Offshore Wind Division to develop a major portfolio of offshore wind projects awarded the Company that totals close to 10,000 MW around the world.

  • 15 May 2013

    As the 2013 Seawork International Show approaches, UK based marine exhaust specialist, Halyard, has announced yet another commercial success story with renowned Great Yarmouth based boat builder Alicat Workboats, to ensure its new four WFSV (Wind Farm Support Vessels) remain quiet on the water and to provide increased comfort for those on board. With a […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    At the same time as the Government has announced that over 30 million people are now employed in the UK, Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited, one of East Anglia’s leading recruitment consultants, has reported that there has been a marked rise since this time last year in the number of positions for which it is recruiting. […]

  • 7 December 2011

    They say that the best way to predict the future is to invent it. And for The Switch, this holds true. They’ve created every bit of their present success by working closely with their customers, shaping the industry by making permanent magnet generators the technology of choice in the wind power industry and then cutting […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The Northern Ireland’s wind, wave and tidal energy sector has employed 750 workers, reports the Belfast Telegraph news site. This information, along with the wind energy’s increasing role in meeting the region’s overall energy demand, will be discussed at the annual Northern Ireland Renewables Industry Group conference being held in Belfast today. The conference attendants […]

  • 28 November 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The European Commission has identified offshore wind development in the Atlantic as part of the “new economic reality” of which coastal areas need to take advantage.  “By 2020, around 20% of the European offshore wind installed capacity could be located in the Atlantic basin”, stated the Commission in its newly published “Maritime Strategy for the […]

  • 28 March 2017
    R&D, Vessels

    One of the primary drivers of non-access days at offshore wind farms is wave height, and new generation crew transfer vessels (CTVs) with a larger wave height operating range would be expected to bring non-access days down for sites with higher mean monthly Hs, according to the SPARTA Portfolio Review 2016, launched by ORE Catapult on 28 March.

  • 25 July 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment

    GEOSHIPS Group, a marine and subsea services provider, has completed charter party negotiations with Singapore based Teras Offshore, for a new Offshore Deck Cargo Vessel, resulting in the planned recruitment of a further 40 offshore staff. Formed in 2003, Westhill-based GEOSHIPS will operate, manage and crew the DP1 (dynamic positioning) Loch Seaforth vessel, which has […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Scottish Development International’s (SDI) international trade and investment activity created or safeguarded more than 7,000 Scottish jobs and helped more than 1,000 high potential Scottish companies target new global markets last year. In 2011/2012, SDI also worked with 190 companies on significant new international projects with a projected growth of £733million in sales over the […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust-led Offshore Renewables Joint Industry Project (ORJIP) is working on creating a GIS/maps tool for Marine Scotland’s website, aiming to help reduce consenting risks in relation to offshore wind farms’ effect on seabirds.

  • 6 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) published a new Energy Investment Report at the end of April.   Since 2010, investment worth more than £45 billion has been secured in electricity infrastructure alone – the majority of this investment has been in renewable technologies. According to Ernst & Young’s renewable attractiveness index, the UK […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Governor Martin O’Malley introduced the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013. Identical in all substantive respects to the bill that overwhelmingly passed the House of Delegates last year, this measure will operate within Maryland’s existing Renewable Portfolio Standard to create a framework that will support a major offshore wind project. [mappress] Offshore WIND staff, […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Construction of the Navitus Bay wind farm offshore the Isle of Wight could create around 1,000 temporary jobs, writes BBC. When completed, the project would create 100 permanent jobs. The developers have not yet decided between Yarmouth, Poole, Swanage or Portland for the maintenance port. The wind farm will have between 100 and 333 turbines, […]

  • 25 June 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    The government has pledged to back a Green Investment Bank in what should be seen as the most positive measure to come out of this week’s…   Jasper Cullen [mappress] Source: northerngasheating, June 25, 2010;

  • 18 July 2016

    At an event held today, E.ON, with the support of WindEnergy Network and Invest in MV, has put together a supplier agreement that will enable companies from Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania to participate in the construction and operation of the Arkona offshore wind farm.  More than 170 representatives of companies in the area are using the platform to network […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Industry Contribution

    By Liviu Galatanu, BD&I Director, GLO Marine The apparently long-term decline in oil prices has undoubtedly hit the offshore oil & gas (O&G) industry hard. Suppliers of platform / offshore supply vessel (PSV / OSV) services to the sector in particular find themselves with excess assets and the need to either sell them or put […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Citigroup senior utilities analyst Peter Atherton claimed that only a small part of the billions of pounds spent on renewable energy in Scotland would benefit the local economy and create jobs, reports the Scotsman. Only 10% of the offshore wind turbine construction cost is spent in the UK, and the rest is going to foreign […]

  • 21 March 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Natural Power Company is planning to create 50 new jobs over the coming three years, the company has announced.   (careersportal) [mappress] Source: careersportal  , March 21, 2011

  • 4 January 2011
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    More than 5,000 jobs could be generated from the marine renewables industry in the south-west, a new report has claimed.   (lowcarboneconomy) [mappress] Source: lowcarboneconomy, January 04, 2011

  • 9 April 2014

    Norwich based Norcom Technology has won £20,000 grant under the East Anglian grant programme, Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE). Norcom will develop a desktop and web based application which maps the seabed around the east coast of England. Their eChart Service will be created using data derived from material supplied by the […]

  • 26 July 2013

    According to the ScottishPower Renewables CEO, Keith Anderson, Belfast Harbour has created great opportunities for the future investments, writes the Belfast Telegraph news portal. Earlier this year, DONG Energy and ScottishPower Renewables have taken over a new £50m offshore wind terminal which covers an area of 50 acres. This first purpose-built offshore wind harbour in […]