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8 January 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

Peterson UK Limited has signed a long-term agreement with Associated British Ports (ABP) to establish a new operational and logistics base in the Port of Lowestoft, the UK. The new agreement will see Peterson operate a range of warehouse, cargo and logistic services from the port, including fuel bunkering to support the renewable energy and oil & […]

27 March 2018 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has welcomed the multi-purpose support vessel Ievoli Ivory to the Port of Lowestoft, UK. The vessel has arrived at Lowestoft as part of JFMS' new partnership with Next Geosolutions, a joint venture between Marnavi Offshore and Tecno In, for the expansion of the company's subsea potential, JFMS said. Owned by Italy-based […]

1 March 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) and Associated British Ports (ABP) have awarded contracts valued in the region of GBP 10 million for development work at the Port of Lowestoft to support the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.

21 February 2018 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) opened their new office at OrbisEnergy, Lowestoft in January 2018.

2 February 2018 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

Danish-headquartered company Creadis, focused on asset management and operations and maintenance (O&M), has opened its first UK base on the East of England coast, in the in OrbisEnergy building in Lowestoft, to serve the UK offshore wind sector.

18 December 2017 Business & Finance, R&D

Red Nine, a company providing solutions in the inhospitable and remote locations for the oil and gas sector, has set up an office at the OrbisEnergy hub at Lowestoft in Suffolk, UK, in order to offer its services to the offshore wind sector.

21 February 2017 Business & Finance

Following setting up a small office at the OrbisEnergy centre in 2015, James Fisher Marine Services' (JFMS) team has expanded as its offshore wind business grew and the company is now taking over larger offices at the building in Lowestoft.

12 October 2016

Atlas Professionals Offshore Wind team will host a recruitment day on 21 October at the OrbisEnergy Centre in Lowestoft. A variety of positions on global offshore wind projects are currently available, from Site Technicians to Geophysical Engineers. "The recruitment day will focus on Atlas’ global wind projects and hopes to encourage local personnel to sign up […]

1 July 2016 Business & Finance

Marine Energy 6 Consultants (ME6), a new marine consultancy with a focus on the offshore wind sector, has opened in Lowestoft. The company has been launched after Gardline made the decision to close the Coastal Services department earlier this year. "After being made redundant but being passionate about the marine and the renewable sector, I […]

13 May 2016 Ports & Logistics

Work has started at ABP’s Port of Lowestoft for the Galloper offshore wind project, as the port is housing offshore construction coordination. Over the next two years, 40 personnel from the Galloper Windfarm Ltd (GWFL) and their contractors will be based at the port while the construction phase of the project is underway. ABP Short Sea […]

21 March 2016 Jobs & Recruitment

James Fisher and Sons’ £25m contract for Galloper offshore wind farm will create about 110 new jobs, mostly in the Lowestoft area, at a construction support base for the £1.5bn project, and everyone recruited so far lives within 20 miles of Lowestoft, James Fisher and Sons’ business development director, Martin Dronfield, said. Supply chain companies in Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth […]

29 February 2016 Business & Finance

Lowestoft will feel the imminent impact of real jobs for the area from more than £4 billion being invested in the development of two offshore wind farms through its port, Johnathan Reynolds, business development lead at Lowestoft renewables hub OrbisEnergy said. Activity in the port will start “very soon” with long and short-term job creation […]

19 November 2015 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

ScottishPower Renewables has agreed on a GBP 25 million, thirty-year deal with the Port of Lowestoft to act as a construction and operations hub for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. Following discussions with Associated British Ports, ScottishPower Renewables will utilise the Port of Lowestoft as its construction management base for East Anglia ONE, […]

22 July 2015

Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested £4.5 million in the reconstruction of Town Quay at the Port of Lowestoft, ensuring it is fit for purpose for at least the next 50 years. Town Quay was officially re-opened by Lieutenant Commander Gavin Dawe, Commanding Officer of the Royal Australian Navy tall ship Young Endeavour, which was […]

10 June 2015

Atlas Professionals has opened a new office in Lowestoft. This follows the hiring of two ex UKPS’ staff, Team Leader Tonia Weldon and Personnel Coordinator Rosie Parr. The company said the new office “will complement Atlas’ current ROV team, developing a stronger business line for both professionals and clients.” “We’re both so excited to be […]

14 August 2014 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

Norfolk Marine Ltd has opened a new Operations Base in the Port of Lowestoft. The new facility comprises an Office Complex adjacent to Storage and Workshop buildings with an open yard of 2500m2 and 96m of Quay Front. The company’s vessels have operated from the Port for the past three years and as Lowestoft is […]

6 August 2014

Hughes Sub Surface Engineering Ltd (HSSE) officially opened another office in Lowestoft. HSSE has the capability to support projects throughout the UK and Europe, and believe that an office local to the East coast will provide a strong strategic base of operations. The new HSSE facility will enable the company to bring more of its […]

9 June 2014 Business & Finance

Dalby Offshore has recently opened a new office in the Orbis Renewables Centre in Lowestoft. The new location will give the company a greater presence in the South Eastern hub of coastal activity. In addition to this, there will be a further crewing and admin office due to be opened this month in Scarborough. Dalby Offshores […]

30 April 2014 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

CMS-Geotech Ltd has launched its new operations base in Lowestoft, Suffolk providing specialist marine geotechnical support to a wide variety of marine sectors in both offshore & coastal waters. CMS-Geotech will specialise in geotechnical equipment hire, geotechnical surveys & seabed sampling, specialist vessel charter and wider marine survey consultancy support services. It is envisaged that […]

26 March 2014

Businesses from across the East of England will be gathering in Lowestoft next week as leading figures from the offshore wind industry outline their investment and procurement plans for the coming years. National industry body, RenewableUK, working with GROW:OffshoreWind and the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) will be hosting the ‘Offshore Wind: Current and […]

25 March 2014 Business & Finance

Sembmarine SLP Managing Director Paul Thomson has welcomed the Lowestoft Conference initiative, saying: "With over 350 employees, Sembmarine SLP is one of Lowestoft's major employers and my colleagues and I are very pleased that we are going to have the opportunity to discuss priorities for the town and its economy with local leaders. "The town's […]

31 January 2014 Wind Farm Update

Galloper Offshore Wind Farm Limited can confirm the signing of an agreement with Associated British Ports (ABP) to locate its Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base at Lowestoft. The port is already home to the O&M base for Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm and will now become home of the Galloper Offshore Wind Farm O&M team […]

27 January 2014

Offshore engineering, construction and support services specialist Sembmarine SLP has established new facilities in Lowestoft and Aberdeen. Offshore Services has wide ranging service capabilities and typically becomes involved at the very early stages of a contract award, identifying the scope of works, building the high level plan and generating the construct/deconstruct work packs. In Aberdeen […]

8 March 2013 Training & Education

Lowestoft College is a leading provider of training and competence services to the maritime, offshore and energy industries. It has joined forces with the National Wind Farm Training Centre (NWFTC) to launch a one-stop training centre for workers in the wind farm industry. Under one roof, the College and NWFTC provide generic and bespoke courses to meet […]

8 March 2013 Authorities, Training & Education

Lowestoft College’s engineering and maritime facilities were under the spotlight on Friday (March 1) when Skills Minister Matthew Hancock had a tour of the specialist facilities. Mr Hancock had a whistle-stop tour of some of the College’s facilities including the 18 metre wind turbine tower which was installed just over a year ago to train […]

4 February 2013

Offshore windfarm crew transfer vessels Njord Avocet and Njord Kittiwake arrived to Rotterdam two days ago from Singapore. The vessels were shipped together on the deck of a heavy lift vessel MV Wiebke. They are intending to sail for Lowestoft today but given the forecast (force 7-8) they may head to a marina in the […]