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  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Hull-based marine consultants McAusland & Turner has formed a new venture, MCT Offshore, in response to the recent local investments by major global players in the renewables industry and the recent downturn in oil prices. The new venture will focus on both the offshore and renewables sectors providing manpower and third party assessment services. McAusland And Turner’s […]

  • 13 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      Associated British Ports is searching for contractors to expand its docks in Hull to allow construction of offshore wind turbines. Plans for a huge expansion of the docks, known as Green Port Hull, were first drawn up with the idea of enticing a wind turbine or offshore company to the region. The big gamble […]

  • 26 May 2011

    HULL’s growing status as a capital for renewable energy is to be reflected during the most important week in East Yorkshire’s business…   (footprintrenewables) [mappress] Source: footprintrenewables, May 26, 2011

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 20 businesses from Denmark visited Hull and the East Riding this week to help establish and strengthen networks across Europe between companies involved in the renewable energy sector supply chain. On Monday 23 November, Delegates embarked on a tour of the Port of Hull, visiting the Green Port Hull site at Alexandra Dock, […]

  • 24 November 2015

    Green Port Hull today launched a new careers and information hub, which will provide the latest updates on the Siemens and wider Green Port Hull developments. Situated in Hull’s Central Library, The Hub will also provide an overview of other renewables projects in the region. In addition, The Hub will be home to an exhibition about the Siemens […]

  • 9 August 2017

    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.

  • 5 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    The leader of Hull City Council said that plans for wind turbine manufacture at Alexandra Dock could usher in new era of prosperity for the region. At a meeting this morning, Councillor Carl Minns delivered a rousing speech in which he said that the bid to bring offshore wind industry to Hull was an important […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Hull College Group (HCG) has launched the Hull College Group Composites Training Centre to help Siemens’ wind turbine blade factory workforce master manufacturing skills using composite materials.  Around GBP 500,000 has been invested to convert a former construction skills facility on Hull’s Preston Road estate into one of only two centres in the UK which specialise in composite manufacture. Facilities […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hull City Council Leader, Councillor Stephen Brady welcomes recent Siemens announcement. Councillor Stephen Brady, Leader of Hull City Council, said: “This is fantastic and I welcome today’s news. “I would like to thank Siemens for their continued commitment and confidence in Green Port Hull, it is the best investment decision they could have made. “I […]

  • 13 March 2015

    Three figures in the city have been recognised as ‘Renewables Champions’ for being instrumental in bringing Siemens to Hull and the development of the Green Port Hull project. The work of ABP Director Humber, John Fitzgerald, Alan Johnson MP and Hull City Council’s City Regeneration Manager Mark Jones, was awarded at the Hull Daily Mail’s […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Construction work on the Green Port Hull Alexandra Dock site is progressing well and is on schedule for an early 2017 completion, Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced. The 54-acre site, which ABP and its main contractor GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint Venture (JV) are preparing for Siemens’ offshore wind turbine manufacturing facility, is being […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    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.

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    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.

  • 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: […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

    Hull City Council has welcomed today’s news that Siemens is advertising its first two jobs at Green Port Hull. The global energy giant is now recruiting for the positions of Personal Assistant and Quantity Surveyor at the wind turbine production and installation facilities it is building at sites in Hull and Paull. The positions will […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Training & Education

    Siemens today advertised the first apprenticeships as part of its offshore wind power investment in Hull, making 14 Advanced Apprenticeships in Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture available. The apprenticeships programme will run for up to four years, leading to the apprentices gaining a NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma in Composite Engineering and BTEC Level 3 Diploma in […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    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 […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Training & Education

    Siemens has contracted Hull College Group for the development of a “best in class” facility to train workers for the company’s new wind turbine blade factory in Hull. The contract, which is worth around £1m, will see the conversion of an existing college facility to deliver training to the blade factory workforce over the next two […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    RENEWABLE energy jobs could help Hull ride out the economic crisis, it has been claimed. However, city council leader Steve Brady said the prospect of energy firms bringing new investment and jobs to the region was the only bright spot on an otherwise gloomy horizon. He spoke out after latest figures showed almost one in […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    Almost 1,000 people have submitted their applications for the first batch of Green Port Hull jobs. A month ago, Siemens kicked off recruitment for a total of fourteen jobs, which include six land-based stores and servicing jobs and eight offshore wind turbine commissioning technician positions. Project director Finbarr Dowling said: “We have been delighted with the volume of […]

  • 9 February 2016

    The construction of Green Port Hull in Yorkshire is underway and the site, which will accommodate Siemens’ wind turbine facilities, is now taking shape, the company reported on its social media pages. GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint Venture (JV) has been preparing a 54-acre site at Hull’s Alexandra Dock for Siemens’ offshore wind turbine manufacturing facility, which will be built […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    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 […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    Lincs Wind Farm Ltd has chosen Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Hull as one of its logistics bases for its Lincs Offshore Wind Farm. Over the next few months, the port’s Albert and William Wright Docks will be the focal point for the storage and distribution of transition pieces installed as part of the […]

  • 24 May 2012

      After the Siemens’ contract with Associated British Ports (ABP) to construct a wind turbine factory, a barge has arrived in Hull, the ITV News reports. It is anchored at the Albert Dock terminal in the Humber Estuary and its purpose is to transport parts for a new wind farm. Earlier this month, Hull City […]

  • 27 November 2014

    A UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) event to be held in Hull next week will be ‘an excellent opportunity’ to showcase the Humber as the UK’s Energy Estuary, a leading hub for the renewable energy sector. Trade and investment advisors from around the globe will be attending an event at the Guildhall in Hull on […]

  • 2 May 2012

    LABOUR peer Lord Prescott has called for Hull to harness the full potential of the renewables revolution. The former Hull East MP urged the city to establish itself at the forefront of the “green revolution” after Siemens announced plans to build an £80 million wind turbine factory in Hull. The former deputy prime minister made […]