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Siemens Gamesa has reached a milestone in the production of 75-meter long blades at its factory in Hull, UK, as it had produced 500 pieces.
UK-based Aura, an initiative of the University of Hull, has secured a GBP 4 million funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to build the Aura Innovation Centre (AIC) and provide a support program for Humber-based small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the offshore wind and low carbon sectors.
Siemens Gamesa has manufactured the first of the blades for the Beatrice offshore wind farm at its facility in Hull.
The University of Hull presented its findings on the impact of Green Port Hull One at an event yesterday, 4 December, a year after Siemens Gamesa opened the blade manufacturing facility at Alexandra Dock.
Siemens Gamesa welcomed Queen Elizabeth II to its offshore wind turbine blade factory at Alexandra Dock in Hull, UK, on 16 November.
A2SEA’s wind turbine installation vessel Sea Challenger has loaded the final set of wind turbine components for the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm project at the Port of Hull.
A new, permanent location has been proposed for a Siemens Gamesa wind turbine blade that was installed in the centre of Hull, the UK City of Culture.
Danish electrical company Scanel International has chosen Hull as the location for its first fixed office in the UK, following major contract wins with energy companies based in the Humber region.
The first ever wind turbine blades manufactured at Siemens (now Siemens Gamesa) blade factory in Hull have been loaded onto A2SEA’s wind turbine installation vessel Sea Installer at the Port of Hull and are en route to the Race Bank site for installation.
BVG Associates (BVGA) and Green Port Hull have launched a guide to the potential job opportunities available in offshore wind to people in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire.
Certex UK is to expand its renewables and lifting operations in the Humber region with the opening of a new office and workshop in Hull, and plans for long-term investment in the local community. The new facility is described as fundamental to the company’s support plans for the burgeoning offshore wind energy market, to which […]
UK-based recruitment company Advanced Global Energy (AGE) has become a member of the Green Port Project, a GBP 1 billion investment programme in Hull. The project aims to re-purpose over 500 hectares of land, designate enterprise incentive zones and will likely become the single biggest influence on the local economy for generations, AEG said. The […]
ALE has transported a 75m long Siemens wind turbine blade, which is now installed across the Queen Victoria Square as part of the Hull UK City of Culture programme. The company transported the wind blade on SPMTs and bolsters from Siemens’ production facility, 5.6 kilometres away, through winding city streets to Queen Victoria Square. Once in […]
RenewableUK says today’s official opening of Siemens’ new offshore wind plant in Hull represents a major stride forward for Britain’s rapidly-expanding offshore wind sector. RenewableUK’s Chief Executive, Hugh McNeal, who is attending today’s ceremony, said: “Innovative, large-scale manufacturing for Britain’s offshore wind industry, as Siemens are doing here in Hull, is a key part of […]
With the official opening of Siemens blade factory in Hull set to take place today, DONG Energy informed that the first blades manufactured at the factory will be used at its Race Bank offshore wind farm. Brent Cheshire, DONG Energy’s UK Country Chairman, said: “DONG Energy is absolutely committed to investing in the UK so […]
Today, Siemens officially opened its wind turbine blade manufacturing plant in Hull. The factory has been delivered ahead of programme and within budget, according to the company. For the occasion of the official launch, Siemens unveiled a 75m blade, the first of hundreds to be manufactured at its Hull factory. The opening ceremony is marked with a visit from […]
Siemens held the topping out ceremony for its new wind turbine manufacturing facility in Cuxhaven, Germany, today. The structural steel uprights now stand for the production building in Cuxhaven, which will offer 56,000 square meters of floor space. A two-story building enclosing some 3,800 square meters of floor space is being erected next to the production building […]
UK-based wind turbine support company TRG Wind has sold its recruitment business to a member of its senior management team and has secured premises at Tower House Lane Business Park in Hull for its new operations centre which is expected to help the company expand its activities in the offshore sector. Nico Young, formerly operations co-ordinator at TRG […]
Advanced Global Energy has opened an office in Hull, after identifying the UK’s North East as a key region for growth. The region remains one of the largest providers of offshore wind energy to the UK, with a further GBP 18 billion to be invested in the industry in the next five years, according to the company. Speaking […]
Siemens has advertised new 140 production operative positions within the packing, finishing and service functions at its site on Hull’s Alexandra Dock. New roles for a Finance Manager, Purchasing Manager & LEAN Specialist have also been advertised. “This is our next big recruitment push, with these roles scheduled to be filled from December up to the end […]
The newly constructed berths built as part of the Green Port Hull development on Alexandra Dock in Hull have welcomed their first vessels, Associated British Ports (ABP) reports. The vessels, Stema Shipping’s MV Bulknes and MV Beltnes, are using the berths to deliver almost 400,000 tonnes of crushed stone from Norway, which will be used […]
TRG Wind, a wind turbine support company, has chosen Hull as the base for its European offshore operations. The company has already added three technical staff to its team since opening an office at The Deep Business Centre earlier this month. Managing Director David Elcombe said the availability of experienced people plus the close links to the […]
3sun Group has opened a new base in Hull to improve the company’s position within the offshore wind installation, inspection and maintenance services market in the UK and Europe. 3sun Group will support local energy firms such as Siemens who have recently invested in the region as part of their commitments following a number of the […]
Associated British Ports (ABP) has shared the latest drone footage of the enabling works on Alexandra Dock in Hull where Siemens is to build the UK’s first offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, service and installation facility. The 54-acre site, which ABP and its main contractor GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint Venture (JV) are preparing for Siemens’ facility, […]
Some 14,500 people have applied for 420 job positions advertised so far for Siemens’ Hull wind turbine facilities. While six new job vacancies for crane operators will be announced this week, the company had already accepted 309 offers, 90% of which are from and around Hull. “There is lots of excitement surrounding Siemens and everywhere you go, people want […]
Associated British Ports (ABP) allotted GBP 15,000 for a project to reintroduce salmon to a stretch of river in North Yorkshire through a partnership established to support populations of migratory fish in the Humber as part of the Greenport Hull Alexandra Dock development. The Greenport Hull Alexandra Dock project will see ABP and Siemens establish the UK’s […]