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  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian investment company Magnora ASA has acquired a stake in a 500MW shallow-water offshore wind project in Northern Europe. According to Magnora, the final transaction agreements for the offshore wind project have been signed. The cooperation with the founders and the development of the project will now commence with Magnora obtaining an initial minority ownership […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Humber LEP has welcomed the decision to approve planning for the Able Marine Energy Park hailing it as the unlocking of the potential to improve the competitiveness of the estuary in the offshore wind sector. The site in Immingham is part of the UK’s largest Enterprise Zone with the potential to create up to […]

  • 7 June 2013

    Kishor Tailor, former Economic Development Director for Partnership for Urban South Hampshire and Chief Executive of Leicestershire Economic Partnership, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership.  Lord Haskins, Chair of Humber LEP, commented: “We are absolutely delighted to appoint Kishor to this role. He joins us at a […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    VisSim has supplied a comprehensive VTMS solution to manage Vessel Traffic Management, Personnel Tracking and Communications at Sheringham Shoal wind farm. To control the operation of the Sheringham Shoal wind farm, VisSim has supplied a comprehensive solution for surveillance, control and management of vessel traffic and personnel in the wind farm. Haakon Magnus, the Crown […]

  • 30 May 2017

    NKT ‘s new cable laying vessel – NKT Victoria – has won the Ship of the Year 2017 prize at the NorShipping exhibition in Lillestrøm, Norway.

  • 29 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Humber LEP is celebrating fruitful cooperation with Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) and North Lincolnshire Council to secure the project £14.9m from the Enterprise Zone Capital Grant Fund. The Humber was one of 12 Local Enterprise Partnerships to successfully bid for a slice of the £100m Enterprise Zone Capital Grant Fund from the Department for Communities […]

  • 27 May 2014

    Sixty young start-ups were competing for the innovation award with the custody of the chief Scientist of the Ministry of Economy, as part of the start-up WOW competition that took place in the Mixiii 2014, which is the yearly central event for the hi-tech industry. “The judges were really taken with the world-changing potential of […]

  • 20 December 2012

    The Humber LEP is to recruit a Chief Executive following the launch of its five-year plan for growth that focuses on realising the potential of the Humber Estuary. The move to recruit a Chief Executive builds on momentum over the last year as the Humber LEP has secured the largest Enterprise Zone in the country, […]

  • 28 September 2012

    Norfolk’s majestic Holkham Hall was the setting for yesterday’s official opening of the 317MW Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm by His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway. The Crown Prince arrived via helicopter with representatives from the wind farm’s owner companies, Statoil and Statkraft, and Norwegian and British Ministers and Ambassadors. He was greeted […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS) are set to be upgraded to give pilots between 6 and 30 seconds of additional warning of a potential collision with an obstacle, terrain or water, according to HeliOffshore. Plans to implement the upgrades have been formulated as a result of HeliOffshore’s collaborative efforts involving aircraft manufacturers, operators, and regulators, […]

  • 20 June 2012

    The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has become a limited company and relocated to a new office in Hull’s Fruit Market The LEP has moved into the ground floor of 48 Queen Street, the building which is home to the World Trade Centre Hull & Humber. The move was agreed recently by the LEP Board […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

     The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has welcomed today’s announcement that its bid to Round 3 of the Government’s Regional Growth Fund has been successful. The £30 million “Growing the Humber” bid was drawn up by the LEP and North East Lincolnshire Council with support from business leaders and the other Humber local authorities. It […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Norwegian wind developer Magnora ASA has, together with Kustvind AB, decided to accelerate growth plans and the development of the 500 MW Sydkustens Vind offshore wind project in southern Sweden. The shallow water project has now entered its development phase, and physical studies of the seabed and project area in general will also commence. […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Vestas Wind Systems A/S and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.(MHI)are negotiating on a plan by Vestas to build an 8MW offshore wind turbine. It would be the largest offshore wind turbine with approximately 30% more power than the current record-holder, Siemens’ 6MW turbine. This information came yesterday from Vestas’ CFO Dag Andresen, right after the company […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Today His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway will officially open the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm built off the coast of Norfolk, the UK, by the owners Statoil and Statkraft.  The Crown Prince will open the wind farm at an official ceremony at historic Holkham Hall in North Norfolk with support from UK […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark-based offshore wind power developer DONG Energy plans to invest GBP 6 billion in the Humber region over the period of 2013 – 2019, according to a new report released during the UK’s first Offshore Wind Week. The report titled Impact of DONG Energy Investments in the Humber Area  shows that over the period 2015 – 2020, DONG […]

  • 6 August 2013

    The Humber LEP welcomes the publication of the Government’s offshore wind strategy. The strategy formalises and brings together the key strands of sector for the industry to strengthen the UK position, where there is already more wind operation than the rest of the world combined. The Humber is well placed to create a large proportion of the 30,000 jobs linked […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Hull City Council has welcomed the announcement by Siemens Board confirming their intention to develop wind turbine production and installation facilities at at two locations – the Green Port Hull in Alexandra Dock and a rotor blade manufacturing facility located at Paull, to the east of Saltend. Leader of the Council, Councillor Stephen Brady, said: […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Pavol Bauer (UHD, Electrical Power Processing section) received subsidies from the top sector Energy for a grand total of three projects. The total subsidy of the projects amounts to one million euros for research and half a million euros for components and equipment. It concerns research on Integrated Offshore Electricity Infrastructure, Electrical Vehicle Supported PV […]

  • 15 January 2013

    Business and council leaders around the Humber have submitted a landmark proposal to Government that would accelerate the area’s development as an offshore wind cluster. The proposed Hull & Humber City Deal has been drawn up by the four Humber local authorities and the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), following an invitation from Cities Minister […]

  • 18 March 2013

    POLITICIANS, business leaders and environmental groups in the Humber are to debate how the Government’s Energy Bill could affect the area’s renewables ambition. An influential panel of speakers is to use an event in Hull to explain how the legislation may shape the potential of a new, green, economy in the region. The Energising England: […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The UK Business Secretary, Rt Hon Vince Cable, announced the development of a National College for Wind Energy. It will be the first National College dedicated to renewable energy in the UK. The National College, to be based in the Humber area, will provide a ‘hub’ for skills, training and education initiatives. In addition, there […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Hundreds of new jobs are set to be created in North East Lincolnshire after Danish utility giant DONG Energy was awarded up to  £1.1m from the ‘Growing the Humber’ Regional Growth Fund. The fund is run by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership and North East Lincolnshire Council and supported by the Government’s Regional Growth Fund. […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Businesses of all shapes and sizes can now bid for a share of £30 million to boost growth, and build on the Humber’s position as the UK’s energy estuary, Business Minister Michael Fallon announced on February 8. The launch of the Humber local enterprise partnership’s (LEP) scheme came as part of the Minister’s tour of […]