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  • 21 May 2013
    Ports & Logistics

    Three huge offshore vessels could boost the Port of Sunderland’s renewable energy hub development, reports NeBusiness news portal. The Normand Pioneer, Maersk Responder and MPI Resolution have all docked at this port. This comes as a result of their decision to use Wearside’s waterside as a base for their projects. MPI Resolution, the 140m jack-up […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The offshore wind development is taking firmer hold in the UK and as a result the Port of Sunderland has grabbed a peace of its own from this renewable energy pie. Namely, the Port of Sunderland’s business rose last month comparing to the same month in 2011 due to the increased offshore wind development in […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Ports & Logistics

    Port of Sunderland is celebrating after signing a significant storage and offshore cable base contract with one of the world’s most profitable energy companies, E.ON. The port is due to take delivery of two 600 tonne substations in November as part a Humber Gateway Windfarm project, after a raft of developments designed to make the […]

  • 27 December 2010
    Ports & Logistics

    Wearside is already profiting from the off-shore wind boom as the Port of Sunderland attracts survey ships from the North Sea. City leaders are gearing up to grab a slice of the gargantuan wind farms planned off the North East coast, with hopes of creating jobs by winning manufacturing, service and maintenance contracts. Port director […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Ports & Logistics

    Great Britain is the world’s premier pioneer when it comes to offshore wind energy. In the North Sea, in the Irish Sea and in the English Channel there are several zones designated for the installation of offshore wind farms. In the third round of site allocations alone, so-called Round 3 of the UK’s Offshore Wind […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Sunderland has declared itself “ready, willing and able to deliver” for the Dogger Bank offshore wind project selected in the UK Government’s third Contracts for Difference (CfD) allocation round. The port, owned and operated by Sunderland City Council, said it expects to see strong interest in its facilities and services, after the Government’s decision to approve the […]

  • 24 June 2013

    The North East LEP and NewcastleGateshead Initiative jointly organised a North Eastern CORE Showcase event which brought together the Ports of Blyth, Sunderland and Tyne, Narec, the National Renewable Energy Centre, and world-leading offshore energy related companies based in the North East, to promote the breadth of expertise in this sector to investors and business […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Ridgeway Renewables have successfully supplied the first “Kyowa Filter Units” from Japanese manufacturer Sumisho Kyowa Limited for offshore wind turbine monopile scour protection in Europe. Using a combination of the 4 & 8 tonne type units filled with specific aggregate in a circular formation around the monopile, engineers were able to achieve tough design criteria […]

  • 7 November 2012

    Technip Offshore Wind has achieved a significant business milestone with the company’s innovative health, safety and environmental (HSE) management systems being accredited to two international industry benchmarks. The company has been endorsed with the ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Standard as well as the OHSAS 18001:2007 for Occupational Safety & Health Standard following a year of […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Site investigations have kicked off at innogy’s Sofia offshore wind project in the UK with export cable route surveys.

  • 12 November 2012

    Reef Subsea announced that its subsidiary company, Reef Subsea Power and Umbilical Ltd., with offices in Stockton-on-Tees and Aberdeen, has successfully completed a series of offshore trials on its recently launched Q1000 subsea trenching ROV. The capabilities of both the trencher and its Launch & Recovery System (LARS) have been tested rigorously to prove they […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    North East England’s offshore wind industry and the opportunities open to UK companies from significant upcoming wind farm developments will be the focus of an event taking place in the region in November. Offshore Wind North East, which is being held on 7 November, follows the government’s recent Contracts for Difference announcement, which gave the […]

  • 7 May 2014
    R&D, Technology

    When Green Marine Solutions (GMS) saw the market need to develop ROAM, it came to Sunderland, a community with a strong maritime history and an equally impressive reputation for IT excellence at the Sunderland Software Centre.  Backed by Government innovation funding, the high-specification Centre is supported by Sunderland City Council, which recognizes GMS’ unique position […]

  • 10 May 2011

      A DIRECTOR of a Humber-based port business is urging the government and maritime industry to work more closely together to secure thousands of offshore wind power jobs. Richard Brough OBE, managing director of Jenkins Ports Services Ltd, said there is no one organisation ensuring the UK’s ports and maritime industry has a coordinated approach […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Forewind has used its latest operations and maintenance trip to the meteorological masts on Dogger Bank to trial new technology and methodology. The trip enabled aerial inspection and survey contractor Cyberhawk to utilise a new advanced camera technology to inspect the overall status of the met masts and condition of bolts along with the structure of the lattice […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    IHC Merwede has officially introduced the world’s first four-tracked subsea trencher, specifically developed for shallow water operations and targeted towards cable burial in offshore wind farms.  The Hi-Traq was presented at a special event at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, which was attended by offshore wind industry professionals from the UK, Europe and the USA. This […]

  • 18 April 2011

    The tidal turbines are coming and Digby wants to be at the centre of the action. The town has launched a campaign to position itself as a service centre for the tidal energy industry that is beginning to evolve in parts of the Bay of Fundy. “We are the largest port on the Nova Scotia […]

  • 7 December 2012

    NOF Energy, the business support organisation for oil, gas, nuclear and offshore renewables, has named DeepOcean as the winner of its new Energy Sector Diversification Award 2012.  This award was introduced for the first time at the 2012 event to highlight the growing diversification of skills, products, services and technologies in the energy sector supply […]

  • 14 October 2013

    The final survey needed for offshore wind energy developer Forewind to complete its planned applications for the development of the Dogger Bank Zone begins this week. The survey concludes the most extensive study of an offshore area by a wind energy developer ever undertaken. A total of £60 million has been spent on surveys with […]

  • 28 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    WEARSIDE is at risk of losing jobs in offshore wind industries to other cities and countries, says an industry expert. Sunderland man Mick… (sunderlandecho) [mappress] Source: sunderlandecho, October 28, 2010; Image: alpha-ventus

  • 31 August 2017

    Stockton-based supplier of fabrication and engineering services Francis Brown has fabricated and installed a 700Te carousel for Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) which will be used for the storage of spare cables for UK offshore wind farm projects.

  • 27 March 2012

    GL Garrad Hassan has appointed a new Business Development Manager in the UK. Ian Finch will be responsible for managing sales and business development activities for the GL Group with a special focus on offshore wind. He will work closely with Christoph Thiel, the newly appointed Head of Business Development and Sales for GL Garrad […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Tideway, a subsidiary of DEME, has awarded Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) a seabed clearance contract for Hornsea Project One export cables. ESS will deploy its SCAR2 Seabed System along a 25-metre corridor from an anchor handling vessel. 

  • 13 April 2012

    More than 60 new jobs are to be created in the North-east of England by Technip Offshore Wind Ltd after the company announced today that it intends to set up a new projects and engineering centre in Newcastle, located at the heart of the region’s emerging renewables hub. The move bolsters Technip’s rapidly-evolving renewable energy […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The first five of total 15 tower sections arrived Wednesday at the Port of Providence, where Deepwater Wind and General Electric (GE) are setting up a new temporary facility for the assembly of turbine components for the Block Island Wind Farm.  GE recently acquired Alstom’s offshore wind unit and is thus in charge of supplying the Haliade 6MW […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Sunderland-based Wind Energy Marine Limited has taken delivery of two wind farm support vessels (WFSVs) which have since started their first offshore wind charters in the German North Sea.