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  • 26 February 2013

    Plans for a new harbor within Grimsby’s Royal Dock, which will be used by the Danish energy giant Dong Energy, have been revealed, reports Grimsby Telegraph. Dong already announced that it is planning to come to Grimsby to construct Westermost Rough windfarm and to conduct operations and maintenance from this port. This EUR 1 Billion […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

    According to the Grimsby Telegraph, E.ON announced that it has submitted a planning application to build a permanent operations and maintenance base on Grimsby Docks. This move will allow the creation of 50 new working positions in Grimsby. Namely, the proposed facility will house 15 shore-based staff and 35 offshore maintenance workers to service the […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Grimsby’s Royal Dock has been confirmed as the home for Triton Knoll’s offshore construction and operations and maintenance facility after the project signed a port lease with ABP in Grimsby. A new construction and longer-term Operations and Maintenance base will be constructed across nearly four acres. Tendering for a contractor to build the facility is […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Mike Smith, Grimsby’s first apprentice offshore wind farm engineer, who was recruited by RES Offshore, informed jobseekers and their advisers on the opportunities that the offshore wind industry can offer to young people, the Grimsby Telegraph writes. Young Mr. Smith and JobCentre Plus collaborated with Grimsby Renewables Partnership to deliver this speech to those interested […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Danish wind energy giant, Dong Energy, is considering to locate a new operations and maintenance base for Westermost Rough in Grimsby, reports the Grimsby Telegraph. Dong Energy expects to create around 40 energy jobs in this area. This comes after the last week’s announcement that the construction work on this wind farm will commence in […]

  • 2 September 2013

    The Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has acquired a site from Associated British Ports for its permanent base, reports the Grimsby Telegraph. RES is planning to build one-story building at the former fish dock off Humber Bridge Road for around 20 engineers, which could be quickly extended if needed. The construction is expected to be launched […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Centrica Energy is hiring new employees to meet its demand in the field of offshore wind operations in Grimsby. The company already employs 200 people in its facilities in Grimsby, where it owns an operations and maintenance base. “The positions are all newly created roles ensuring we have more manpower in the field from an […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    During the Business Hive Questions event held last week in Grimsby, UK Independence Party’s (UKIP) parliamentary candidate Victoria Ayling and Dr Vicky Dunn from the Green Party had a heated discussion about local content in the UK offshore wind industry, especially when it comes to Grimsby.  “The Humber is being used as a base to put these [wind turbines] up […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    At a recent official launch of the Race Bank offshore wind farm project in Sutton Bridge, Dong Energy confirmed that it is looking for a suitable location for the project’s base, which could create 90 direct jobs. Robert Thornhill, Dong Energy’s project development manager said that the company could use more than just one facility […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    British utility company has opened an operations and maintenance base at Grimsby dock for its onshore and offshore wind farms, reports Yorkshire Post. Centrica Energy has invested more than GBP 3 million in the facility that will house more than 100 employees. Centrica will likely operate its 270MW Lincs wind farm, which is expected to […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Ports & Logistics

    After the hectic construction and installation phase of the offshore wind industry there is a long term legacy that will remain for the life time of the current wind farm, and who knows possibly the second generation wind farm. Operations and maintenance (O&M) will be there providing work for thousands of engineers and technicians around […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    Grimsby could see around 4,000 people employed in offshore wind industry over the course of five years, according to Offshoreenergy Denmark. With three Centrica’s wind farms already functioning, and Dong and E.ON building two wind farms offshore Grimsby, Hans Pedersen, of Offshoreenergy Denmark said: “There are already 195 direct jobs in Grimsby. When we look […]

  • 3 July 2012

    A pioneer in Grimsby’s offshore wind energy industry has received one of the highest honours from his home nation. Kurt Christensen has been given a first class knighthood, recognising his continued work as a consul for the Grimsby-area, and also highlighting the efforts in an industry that the Scandinavian country is at the forefront of. […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Grimsby Institute yesterday played host to the iMPact Renewable Energy Skills Fair which saw major renewable energy employers and education and training specialists provide tips, advice and information to anyone interested in working in the renewable energy and supply chain industries. Melanie Onn, the MP for Great Grimsby, hosted the event which comprised of two sessions running from 4.30pm to […]

  • 31 December 2010
    Training & Education

    A FIRST offshore wind apprentice has been taken on in Grimsby – in a move described as “a huge boost” to two Grimsby Telegraph campaigns.   (thisisgrimsby) [mappress] Source: thisisgrimsby, December 31, 2010

  • 20 March 2012

    GRIMSBY’S potential as a centre for the multi-billion pound offshore wind industry has been highlighted as part of national television coverage about the UK economy. Viewers of the BBC’s Breakfast programme were shown workers leaving the town’s docks on boats bound for offshore wind farm sites. During the broadcast, Sam Pick, business development director of […]

  • 21 June 2016

    DONG Energy has awarded Reach Engineering and Diving Services (Reds) a 15-month contract to support the construction of Race Bank offshore wind farm. As of this month, Reds will be on call for diving services during the construction of the 580MW wind farm, situated 17 miles off the Lincolnshire coast. Following the contract win, Reds said that its £500,000 […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance

    North East Lincolnshire Council has approved a Local Development Order (LDO) for a 3.6 hectare part of the Enterprise Zone on Grimsby Docks, which is set to attract companies involved in renewable energy development. The LDO will simplify the planning process, thus enabling easier acquirement of planning permissions for local businesses. “Anything which simplifies the […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Service Operations Vessel (SOV) Edda Passat has arrived in Grimsby ahead of deployment on Ørsted’s Race Bank offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 31 July 2015

    Earlier this week Grimsby Renewables Partnership was officially launched with an aim to connect offshore wind farm operators with local businesses. This will help the local economy while reducing the cost of green energy, writes Grimsby Telegraph. More than 200 people gathered at Grimsby Town Hall to for the launching ceremony of a vital support […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has secured a contract to carry out unexploded ordnance (UXO) removal and boulder clearance at the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm. JFMS is in charge of investigating and clearing locations at the 145km2 offshore site where earlier surveys have identified potential obstructions to construction. The works, set to begin in spring, […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Danish delegation has recently visited the UK’s Humber region representing North Sea Offshore Services Group, Offshoreenergy Denmark & the Danish Wind Industry Association. The visit was organised by Team Humber Marine Alliance and supported by the Grimsby Renewable Partnership & the World Trade Centre Hull & Humber. The delegation visited Able Marine Energy Park, Port […]

  • 31 July 2014

    Osiris now has the capability to support East coast offshore renewables customers locally through a new shoreside support base in Grimsby. The Port of Grimsby East was chosen due to significant investment made in the area in recent years and the growing presence of renewable energy companies as an attractive location to service their wind […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Danish offshore wind energy service provider All NRG has opened its first office in the UK. From its new base at the Port of Grimsby, off the Humber Estuary in North England, the company will provide dedicated preassembly, installation, operations and maintenance services to its clients developing offshore wind projects off the British coast. The […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Training & Education

    ​Twenty-five pupils from the John Whitgift Academy in Grimsby visited the construction site for Race Bank offshore wind farm on 5 July to learn more about offshore wind and the variety of jobs available in the industry.